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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By David1953
It's really disappointing to hear that Corus has...

It's really disappointing to hear that Corus has ads on the on demand portion of their Stack TV service. I can understand the live TV portion having ads, but having ads during the on demand part of...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-06, 05:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By David1953
That's really odd, nfitz, since I have found my...

That's really odd, nfitz, since I have found my Amazon Fire TV 4K stick to be very reliable. I have it plugged directly into one of the HDMI ports on the TV. I know that the memory, as well as the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By David1953
They were present on my Fire TV 4K stick as of...

They were present on my Fire TV 4K stick as of yesterday. You are correct, though, andyk, about the Apple TV, and the channels aren't there yet.

The channels are also present on my Roku Premier+
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-04, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By David1953
I see that all of these channels are already...

I see that all of these channels are already listed on a row in the Amazon Prime channel, so they are available now. Although I'm not interested in the channels that I already get through my cable...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-04, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By David1953
I find that it varies. Once in a while, I get...

I find that it varies. Once in a while, I get the Apple email with the credit card notification within a day of making a purchase, but I have seen longer cycles when it can be up to a week. Perhaps...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-03, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By David1953
I wonder whether these channels will offer...

I wonder whether these channels will offer streaming free of advertising? The price seems a tad high as well, especially as an add on to regular Prime Video, which is much more of a bargain in my...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 65,427
Posted By David1953
My cell phone just sounded the alarm at 1:55 PM...

My cell phone just sounded the alarm at 1:55 PM in Halifax. iPhone 10XR, Eastlink. At first I didn't know what that awful noise was from my phone, since it wasn't a typical sound, then I saw the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-04-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,403
Posted By David1953
I noticed that CBC Gem is now on Amazon Fire TV,...

I noticed that CBC Gem is now on Amazon Fire TV, at least on the 4K stick.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-02-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,564
Posted By David1953
I contacted my service provider, Eastlink, and...

I contacted my service provider, Eastlink, and they have no intentions of ever carrying FX/Now. Also, they are one of only a few companies still not carrying FXX.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-30, 07:16 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
There is a Crave App on my Fire TV 4K stick,...

There is a Crave App on my Fire TV 4K stick, nfitz. Perhaps your Fire TV is an older model, and not supported yet.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-24, 04:36 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
I have to say that I'm really enjoying Amazon...

I have to say that I'm really enjoying Amazon Prime Video, and it appears that Amazon has really stepped up their game in Canada. I find myself watching it almost as much as Netflix now.

Also,...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,582
Posted By David1953
I think that I fixed the login problem, Dr. Dave....

I think that I fixed the login problem, Dr. Dave. It's possible that I had a faulty install before. I cleared the cache, cleared the data, then deleted the app and reinstalled it. Once I did that,...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,582
Posted By David1953
That's interesting that your activation appeared...

That's interesting that your activation appeared to go smoothly, Bev fan, and that the app works flawlessly for you. I should mention that my provider is Eastlink, and I assume that yours is Bell. ...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,582
Posted By David1953
Thanks for checking the captioning, Dr. Dave. ...

Thanks for checking the captioning, Dr. Dave.

Actually, I was able to get the CC feature to work after all. Apparently, I needed to turn on CC in two places. Besides turning on CC in the CTV app...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,582
Posted By David1953
The login does not work. I activated my device,...

The login does not work. I activated my device, entered the code, and entered my cable company credentials. It accepted the credentials, and the notification on the website activation page said...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,582
Posted By David1953
I just noticed a CTV app on my Fire TV 4K stick. ...

I just noticed a CTV app on my Fire TV 4K stick. I don't remember seeing it there before. I haven't tested it yet.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 120,739
Posted By David1953
I just noticed that the new Crave App is now...

I just noticed that the new Crave App is now available on the Fire TV 4K stick.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-12-08, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,168
Posted By David1953
I own a Roku Premiere Plus, and can confirm that...

I own a Roku Premiere Plus, and can confirm that the Roku Channel is indeed available in Canada, no VPN needed. Also, Amazon Prime Video was added recently as well.

Unfortunately, Crave is not...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-28, 12:59 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 65,427
Posted By David1953
The alert just came in on mine, Eastlink, Apple...

The alert just came in on mine, Eastlink, Apple iPhone 10XR, at 1:55 PM AST.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-27, 07:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,637
Posted By David1953
I have a 2013 Samsung UN55F9000 TV, and the...

I have a 2013 Samsung UN55F9000 TV, and the latest Crave has been present on that TV for several days now. However, this TV was updated with an updated Evolution Kit in early 2016, which completely...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-11-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,346
Posted By David1953
Could anyone be so kind as to tell me whether a...

Could anyone be so kind as to tell me whether a decent proportion of Shudder programming has subtitles? I have been tempted to subscribe in the past, but I have heard that almost none of their...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-10-03, 09:54 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
It finally showed up on my Roku, and I had no...

It finally showed up on my Roku, and I had no idea why it wasn't there yesterday. It still isn't listed in the "just added" apps section of the Roku channel store, but was buried, several pages...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-10-03, 04:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
There is no Amazon Prime Video app on my Roku...

There is no Amazon Prime Video app on my Roku device, and I have one of the newer ones, the Roku Premier Plus. I’m wondering whether this is only being distributed to select areas in Canada, as a...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-05-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 65,427
Posted By David1953
I got an alert on my Apple iPhone 6 Plus while...

I got an alert on my Apple iPhone 6 Plus while driving home around 2:00 PM or so, from Eastlink here in Halifax.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-02-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,759
Posted By David1953
I honestly cannot say when was the last time that...

I honestly cannot say when was the last time that I tuned into Global for the evening news. I almost always watch CTV, with a rare glance at CBC.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-02-16, 05:33 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
Good site, Dr. Dave, and thank you for posting...

Good site, Dr. Dave, and thank you for posting the link.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-02-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 48,701
Posted By David1953
Is that link that you provided, smallmj, a link...

Is that link that you provided, smallmj, a link to what's available on Amazon Prime video in Canada, or is it the US version of Amazon Prime?

It's a good link to see at least some of the content...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2018-02-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 43,680
Posted By David1953
According to my program guide, Dr. Dave, the HD...

According to my program guide, Dr. Dave, the HD version is on channel 861. Although the guide listings say "HD", and the program listings all say HD, I cannot check for sure, since I don't have...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2018-02-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 43,680
Posted By David1953
Eastlink carries the HD version of Fox News. I...

Eastlink carries the HD version of Fox News. I don't subscribe to it, though.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-31, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By David1953
I have two iPads, an iPad Air which I purchased...

I have two iPads, an iPad Air which I purchased 3-4 years ago, and a fairly new iPad Pro, a couple of months old. I keep the older iPad Air for apps which don't run under iOS 11. The Pro has the...
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