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Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2013-11-25, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,152
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Good point. These are the specs from the Motorola...

Good point. These are the specs from the Motorola UK site.

Bands/Modes
CDMA: 850/1900 UMTS: 850/900/1700/1900/2100 GSM: 850/900/1800/1900

Seems to support what my current phone has:...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2013-11-25, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,152
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I'm pretty annoyed that this phone is only...

I'm pretty annoyed that this phone is only available on Koodo and Telus in Canada. Why do Canadian consumers always get the short end of the stick?

Anyways, I'm thinking of buying this phone from...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2011-02-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
You might want to check if you have any QoS...

You might want to check if you have any QoS settings enabled on the problem PC. Some software that you installed could have enabled it (and they rarely disable the settings when uninstalled!).
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2010-11-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,628
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Thumbs down I think they should have thought twice about the...

I think they should have thought twice about the very light coloured background behind everything. For example, and achievement tiles that are all dark (i.e. Red Dead Redemption) are now just black...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2010-11-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,019
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
You can find the article here...

You can find the article here (http://rparticle.web-p.cisti.nrc.ca/rparticle/RpArticleViewer?_handler_=HandleInitialGet&journal=er&volume=18&calyLang=eng&media=html&articleFile=a10-018.pdf).
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2010-08-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,723
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
That router is a piece of garbage. I had the same...

That router is a piece of garbage. I had the same problems and tried a lot of 'fixes' and nothing helped. Replaced it with a Linksys wrt54gl and problem solved!
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
The engine sizes might be smaller (rare to see a...

The engine sizes might be smaller (rare to see a V6 in an average car) but it has nothing to do with the top speed of the vehicle. Yes the cars here might beat them in a drag race but they have no...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2010-05-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Just knowing the definition of the word...

Just knowing the definition of the word neutrality should be a huge indication that this whole campaign is a load of crap.

I really hope that people aren't dumb enough that they will be fooled by...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-04-05, 12:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,937
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Using loose instead of lose.

Using loose instead of lose.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2010-03-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,065
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
If you want to save yourself $4 per month, just...

If you want to save yourself $4 per month, just buy a phone with a call block feature. My phone rings once (because the phone has to grab the number from caller id) and then the call is dropped if...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2010-03-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,564
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Our condo has an "agreement" with Rogers too. But...

Our condo has an "agreement" with Rogers too. But it seems that Bell is still available to us according to Bell's website.

If you go onto their site > Home Phone > Services > Bell Home Phone for...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-02-26, 10:25 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 94,745
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I don't think Rogers had any intent to improve...

I don't think Rogers had any intent to improve anyone's service when they came up with the QSG. Lots of people may be fooled into believing that they tried though.

Rogers' end goal here was the...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2010-02-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 61,834
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Just printed my UPS shipping label today :( ...

Just printed my UPS shipping label today :(

This is my second 360 going back to MS. It's not an RROD however (neither was the first), instead the disc drive just decided not to read any discs...
Forum: Windows Computing   2010-02-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,660
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Right now I'm using 19% of my 6GB of RAM running...

Right now I'm using 19% of my 6GB of RAM running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. Definitely no "hogging of memory" here. :rolleyes:



What? Aren't they basically saying "we saw that 23,000 PCs were using...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-02-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,805
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
If it's that bad out that your lights...

If it's that bad out that your lights (taillights!!) are getting covered with snow every 10 miles then you should consider staying home.

LEDs have been shown to light up faster than conventional...
Forum: Home Computing   2010-02-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,003
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I might not be remembering correctly but I...

I might not be remembering correctly but I thought that your main DHCP router (as well as all devices between source and destination) need to have gigabit ports for you to see full gigabit speeds.
...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-02-04, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
This is exactly why I look behind me first!

This is exactly why I look behind me first!
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-02-03, 11:41 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 94,745
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I can only speak for myself but I give Rogers a...

I can only speak for myself but I give Rogers a lot of money every month and what do they give me in return... an application whose only real purpose is advertising thinly veiled as an "enhancement"...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-02-02, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Good, because having sex with a cold talking...

Good, because having sex with a cold talking life-sized plastic robot totally ruins it!
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-01-31, 11:07 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 292,549
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
This happened to me too when I remapped the...

This happened to me too when I remapped the 'music' button.

Sometimes it would do guide + guide and sometimes 7 + 0 + 1. I did the clear macro sequence and then checked that the button did...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-01-31, 12:12 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 94,745
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I remapped the useless 'music' button to do guide...

I remapped the useless 'music' button to do guide + guide. Works like a charm.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-01-28, 10:25 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 94,745
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Ugh. I was dreading this day. A completely...

Ugh. I was dreading this day. A completely useless annoyance for everyone.

I don't understand what the point of the mix channels is. Like the sports one, the boxes are too small to make out any...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2010-01-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Agreed, it's a myth. The modem itself will not be...

Agreed, it's a myth. The modem itself will not be any 'slower' today than the day that you first used it. There are other outside factors that could decrease your performance (such as network changes...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2010-01-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,507
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Thumbs down I can honestly say that I practically never use...

I can honestly say that I practically never use ROD.

This is for a couple reasons...
1) It is soooo buggy and slow. Whenever I have used it in the past it was rare for me to make it through a...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2010-01-07, 12:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,023
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
It's a two way street. You can say that the...

It's a two way street. You can say that the majority doesn't need more than 60GB and I can say that it's the 60GB cap that's stopping the majority of users from using their (highspeed) connections to...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2010-01-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,023
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
I can only hope that most other Rogers employees...

I can only hope that most other Rogers employees are better informed than you are.

Rogers is on the leading edge of "offering less for more". Yes, the speed has increased, but the number of other...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2010-01-06, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,023
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
What better way to stop people from using RODO,...

What better way to stop people from using RODO, or watching HD Youtube videos, or using the new SkypeTV thing, or generally any 21st century technology.

"Rogers Communications Inc, we're impeding...
Forum: Online Retailer Reviews   2010-01-05, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 31,812
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Thumbs up I love this place! Purchased a video card...

I love this place!

Purchased a video card and motherboard from them in mid November. They had the lowest prices that I could find for both and had (very fast) air shipping promos. Also, since...
Forum: Windows Computing   2010-01-04, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
Whenever I do a clean reinstall of a Windows OS...

Whenever I do a clean reinstall of a Windows OS (XP or other) I always do it without an active internet connection. I just download the critical service packs that I need ahead of time and keep them...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2009-12-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 51,051
Posted By sharpnfuzzy
The one thing that I'll agree with you on, but...

The one thing that I'll agree with you on, but that's exactly what the broadcasters are trying to do. FFC and mandatory carriage and reduction in Cancon restrictions.



Irrelevant. It's like...
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