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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-05-05, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,804
Posted By Phage
I assume you still need a traditional BDU...

I assume you still need a traditional BDU subscription rather than subscribe directly. :|
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2018-03-24, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,223
Posted By Phage
Probably going to be used for autonomous vehicle...

Probably going to be used for autonomous vehicle infrastructures too.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-12-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,579
Posted By Phage
What does everyone think the recent repealing of...

What does everyone think the recent repealing of net neutrality rules by the FCC in the USA will have on cable consumers? Do you think cable tv operators will use this to try and diminish streaming...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2017-10-27, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By Phage
+1 I'm a Marantz guy too. Reliable, long...

+1
I'm a Marantz guy too. Reliable, long lasting, good strong warm sound when paired with good speakers.
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-10-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,422
Posted By Phage
^^^^ Also free streaming on the AppleTV cbc tv...

^^^^
Also free streaming on the AppleTV cbc tv app.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-10-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,889
Posted By Phage
Yeah, pretty crazy... but okay the Terms of...

Yeah, pretty crazy... but okay the Terms of Use/License Agreements get used more frequently and are more financially damaging.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-10-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,889
Posted By Phage
I get most of my information about copyright laws...

I get most of my information about copyright laws from a university librarian, who rails about how restrictive the "fair use" clauses are, typically one copy, one time, one chapter up to 10% of the...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-10-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,889
Posted By Phage
I don't want to lend sympathy to a group of true...

I don't want to lend sympathy to a group of true criminals who make a financial profit from the pirating industry.

However, there is another group of pirates that were created at the same time by...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-09-30, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,889
Posted By Phage
I think another problem here is that this is a...

I think another problem here is that this is a reactionary effort to treat symptoms, instead of identifying the root cause, of a broken broadcasting model. We've seen this before where disruptive...
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-09-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,101
Posted By Phage
The title of the first episode was "Deja Vu". ...

The title of the first episode was "Deja Vu". The purpose of the flashing back and forth between the 60's and previous French colonial era was to highlight the repeating of the mistakes made by the...
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,091
Posted By Phage
Too bad about BrainDead, I thought it was pretty...

Too bad about BrainDead, I thought it was pretty funny. But I guess it's not unexpected after the plot suddenly became non-fiction. :wink
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-03-27, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By Phage
From what I've read on some forums, it seems the...

From what I've read on some forums, it seems the LG OLED TVs have the best picture quality on the market right now. Prices are around $3,000 to $4,000ish for 55 inch.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-11-26, 10:00 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 87,110
Posted By Phage
I think this all about control of the set top...

I think this all about control of the set top box. The conventional networks/BDUs (although separate are now basically the same enterprise) seem to be fighting tooth and nail to keep their own...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-11-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,198
Posted By Phage
I signed up for the self install earlier this...

I signed up for the self install earlier this year for the Internet 150 deal and no charge was applied to my account. The way I understood it is that if they send a technician to your house to...
Forum: What's On Television?   2016-10-23, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,993
Posted By Phage
Dagnabit! BrainDead is another in a long list...

Dagnabit! BrainDead is another in a long list series I got hooked on and looked forward to every week... gone. Very few shows made me laugh out loud, and this was one of them. But then again, I...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-09-24, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,646
Posted By Phage
I really like the Stingray app on my iPhone. ...

I really like the Stingray app on my iPhone. Only problem was an increase in the annual subscription cost from $40 to $100 this year. Ouch. Probably trying to catch up with other subscription...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,427
Posted By Phage
Got the Shaw Internet 150 deal about a month...

Got the Shaw Internet 150 deal about a month ago... seems legit. So far everything is as promised, free modem, 150+ Mbps, for about $80/month. I'm in south Winnipeg.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-08-27, 09:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,198
Posted By Phage
A service tech dropped by a few days ago, seems...

A service tech dropped by a few days ago, seems there was an old filter still installed at the pole. He removed it and I'm up to speed! So far everything is as advertised.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-08-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,198
Posted By Phage
I decided to go ahead and go with Internet 150...

I decided to go ahead and go with Internet 150 plan. It is $20 cheaper than my current BB50 plan, so why not? Only problem is that before disconnecting my old BB50 DPC3825 modem, I checked with...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-08-01, 11:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,771
Posted By Phage
reidw: Very interesting... please keep us...

reidw: Very interesting... please keep us updated.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-07-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,198
Posted By Phage
I may be cynical, but this looks like the intent...

I may be cynical, but this looks like the intent is to get people hooked on that blazing speed? After the commitment period, jack the prices way up, and a lower cheaper speed will seem impossible to...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-28, 10:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,890
Posted By Phage
Yeah, I just got scammed by that. I've been...

Yeah, I just got scammed by that. I've been rejecting the nag for the last few weeks, but the other day I came to the computer and it was suddenly displaying the Windows10 licence agreement accept...
Forum: What's On Television?   2016-05-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,619
Posted By Phage
^^^ Yeah, me too! A real gem in the TV...

^^^
Yeah, me too! A real gem in the TV landscape. Seems this science-y stuff just doesn't get mass appeal though (i.e. Eureka). I liked the new Muppets too, the dry understated witty humour.
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2016-04-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 62,868
Posted By Phage
Sounds like Netflix? oops, sorry, just...

Sounds like Netflix?

oops, sorry, just realized Netflix is subscription based, not on demand.. Guess it would more of a streaming service paid by time streamed?
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2016-04-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Phage
It comes down to whether you believe...

It comes down to whether you believe communication is an essential service or not. Does it impact health, living standards or access to education for public good?
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-04-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,631
Posted By Phage
Besides the availability issues regarding the...

Besides the availability issues regarding the legal streaming TV of content from the network web sites, there is also a problem of organizing this content in a way for the consumer to easily browse...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-03-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,349
Posted By Phage
I would highly recommend and AppleTV4 for your...

I would highly recommend and AppleTV4 for your streaming box. It has many streaming apps available (Netflix, Crave, Shomi, some sports things) and iTunes for movie rentals/purchases. There is also...
Forum: What's On Television?   2016-02-07, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,992
Posted By Phage
Loved it.

Loved it.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-01-10, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,401
Posted By Phage
Cancelled Bell satellite and have been using an...

Cancelled Bell satellite and have been using an AppleTV + high speed internet for about 3 years now, and just recently got the AppleTV4. The ATV4 is nice because I use iTunes to purchase and rent a...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2015-12-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Phage
Wow, that's a good deal on a good set of...

Wow, that's a good deal on a good set of headphones. Thanks for the review.
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