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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-08-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 87,110
Posted By pedro
Not sure where you're getting that info Dr. Dave....

Not sure where you're getting that info Dr. Dave. Vmedia's cable Internet is provisioned through CIKTel who are a third-party provider over Rogers and Cogeco's last-mile infrastructure.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-03-27, 09:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 87,110
Posted By pedro
Seems to be a bit of negativity in the G&M...

Seems to be a bit of negativity in the G&M comments section about this service, including some from Hugh himself, which I don't get - don't we want to encourage competition in this space, if only to...
Forum: VoIP Providers   2012-09-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 37,142
Posted By pedro
Dell Voice just announced an update that reduces...

Dell Voice just announced an update that reduces data usage for Voip by half and improved quality as well as unlimited SMS messages for $2/mo in Canada or $3/mo for US & Canada (free texting between...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2011-10-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,891
Posted By pedro
Tablets are fun and multi-purpose, but I don't...

Tablets are fun and multi-purpose, but I don't think you can beat an e-ink display for an e-reader. Backlit displays are harder on the eyes if you're doing much reading.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2010-10-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,034
Posted By pedro
Check out the 2010 TV series "Justified" - in...

Check out the 2010 TV series "Justified" - in some ways this series "justified" Netflix for us - pity there's only one season!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1489428/
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2010-10-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 153,081
Posted By pedro
My free Netflix.ca trial ends today and I too...

My free Netflix.ca trial ends today and I too have decided to let them charge me $8 for the next month. To me, the quality and value are good enough to justify it, and you can quit any time you feel...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2010-10-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 153,081
Posted By pedro
Netflix Now Available as a Download from the Wii Shop Channel

Netflix has announced that the Wii no longer requires a disk to be loaded in the console, instead you can download a free app from the Wii Shop Channel.
...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2010-10-04, 03:40 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 153,081
Posted By pedro
I have had Netflix on my Wii console now for a...

I have had Netflix on my Wii console now for a few days. The interface is very well done, easy to use and responds quickly (pretty much the opposite of Rogers On Demand ;)). I have been pleasantly...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2010-09-26, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,867
Posted By pedro
I have the exact same iPod Touch (32GB, 4th gen)...

I have the exact same iPod Touch (32GB, 4th gen) that I just got a month ago, but the Netflix app worked for me the first time I installed it - very strange. Sorry if you've already mentioned this,...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2010-09-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,758
Posted By pedro
It might not just be cellphones that make the...

It might not just be cellphones that make the landline obsolete, but the combination of VOIP and cellphone - VOIP at home where the Internet is broadband, and cellphone on the go.

I keep hearing...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2010-06-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By pedro
I experienced this two days ago (no audio using...

I experienced this two days ago (no audio using Dolby Digital settings that worked fine previously) and narrowed it down to the PVR itself. Didn't think a reboot would help until I checked this...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2010-06-06, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 49,791
Posted By pedro
The word is that Bell is releasing the HTC Legend...

The word is that Bell is releasing the HTC Legend mid-June. HTC makes the best Android hardware out there, and this one seems to be the best in Canada for the moment.
...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2010-06-06, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By pedro
I own an Android (Samsung Galaxy with Bell) phone...

I own an Android (Samsung Galaxy with Bell) phone and an iPod Touch, which is enough to compare experiences since my voice usage is pretty low. I am frustrated with not being able to upgrade Android...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2010-05-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 198,688
Posted By pedro
Teksavvy $30/mo for 5Mbps/800Kbps with 200GB...

Teksavvy $30/mo for 5Mbps/800Kbps with 200GB monthly cap

http://www.speedtest.net/result/822833221.png (http://www.speedtest.net)
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2009-11-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 31,245
Posted By pedro
The Next Bigger Thing? Your cable bill.

The Next Bigger Thing? Your cable bill.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2009-10-28, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By pedro
I have joined the ranks of the unbundled as well,...

I have joined the ranks of the unbundled as well, driven by the drop in the bundling discount and the requirement to commit for another 2 years. Now, Rogers is only my TV provider and I am thinking...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,089
Posted By pedro
I got a refurbished unit about a month ago and it...

I got a refurbished unit about a month ago and it appeared to be brand new. And the warranty from Apple is the same as buying new. There are ways to enhance the box so that it will support an...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2009-09-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,573
Posted By pedro
@JohnnyG: "The results show that the number...

@JohnnyG:

"The results show that the number of driving errors was highest in the cell phone condition; in passenger conversations more references were made to traffic, and the production rate of...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-06-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By pedro
It should be as good as a wired connection,...

It should be as good as a wired connection, especially since most streams won't exceed 192kbps. If you have an iPod Touch/iPhone there is a free Remote app that allows you to remotely control ITunes...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-06-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By pedro
Apple AirPort Express is a fairly low cost option...

Apple AirPort Express is a fairly low cost option for streaming your iTunes music and other content (like Internet radio) from your computer to your receiver.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2009-06-05, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By pedro
Totally agree with recneps77 on this one. Take a...

Totally agree with recneps77 on this one. Take a look at Rogers and Bell Mobility stores...major expenses in rent/heat/light/staff in malls across the country. This stuff can all be done online at...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2009-05-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 41,671
Posted By pedro
This whole concept of having to regularly...

This whole concept of having to regularly renegotiate terms for a consumer product is a crock. Add up the time personally spent and then all the time consumed by CSR and billing departments handling...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2008-10-28, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,328
Posted By pedro
Sorry, but Bell does not provide cable TV in my...

Sorry, but Bell does not provide cable TV in my neighbourhood, neither does StarChoice. So my choice if I want cable TV is one company, and that makes them a monopoly.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2008-10-28, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,328
Posted By pedro
Yeah, great value for money. You must have...

Yeah, great value for money. You must have missed the part that said "The average Rogers Postpaid wireless customer now spends $78.46 a month". More money than brains, as my Dad used to say.
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2008-08-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,276
Posted By pedro
I've seen some places opening up in our city...

I've seen some places opening up in our city selling these.

The main problem I see is that they look like scooters, but essentially they are in the same class as a bicycle. Their top speed is...
Forum: VoIP Providers   2008-07-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 32,836
Posted By pedro
I am also wondering if anyone has experience with...

I am also wondering if anyone has experience with this company. They are located in Toronto, and it looks like they can port numbers from a large number of area codes.

Currently, their deal is...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2007-10-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 143,552
Posted By pedro
Try CanadianISP.com - you can narrow your search...

Try CanadianISP.com - you can narrow your search down by location and type of access.
Forum: Windows Computing   2007-03-02, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,710
Posted By pedro
If you'd like something to replace it that's...

If you'd like something to replace it that's free, google CDBurnerXP Pro. I haven't tried it yet, but I have heard that it's full-featured and works well.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2007-03-01, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By pedro
It's standard practice to NOT print full card...

It's standard practice to NOT print full card numbers on credit/debit receipts; only the first/last groups of digits are shown and the middle digits are masked.

If you get a receipt with a full...
Forum: VoIP Providers   2007-02-27, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By pedro
I can't answer the Primus/Satellite question, but...

I can't answer the Primus/Satellite question, but Rogers boxes use the cable connection to transmit PPV purchase information so there is no need for an analog phoneline connection.
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