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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-09-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,981
Posted By NineBall
I agree (with it being a bad thing). I want the...

I agree (with it being a bad thing). I want the news to simply relay the facts, without personal or political bias. If I wanted to watch op-ed pieces, I'd look for a show that did that....
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2013-09-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,126
Posted By NineBall
Good save. I'm always saddened when I go to the...

Good save. I'm always saddened when I go to the dump and the electronics section is full of perfectly good looking parts that probably still work or just need a minor repair but instead will be...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2013-09-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,458
Posted By NineBall
For me, the right balance was in the DefTech...

For me, the right balance was in the DefTech Mythos line of on-walls. I have 2x Mythos Two as my L/R, Mythos Three as my C and 2x Mythos Gem XL as my LS/RS. I got the Two/Three on crazy sale for...
Forum: Wind Mobile   2013-09-05, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,035
Posted By NineBall
Agreed. Buy the 16GB Nexus 4 for $249 from Google...

Agreed. Buy the 16GB Nexus 4 for $249 from Google then got to Wind and get service credits on extras with no tab to worry about. The credit varies based on your plan. I would get the $30 or $33 plan...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2013-09-05, 10:35 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 69,806
Posted By NineBall
Congrats on the successful install domii. What I...

Congrats on the successful install domii. What I wouldn't give to have surface area on my roof for a job like this. Now you just need to calculate out your beer to kWh ratio ;)
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2013-08-26, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By NineBall
Like I said, I was expecting a digital message...

Like I said, I was expecting a digital message but instead I got snow (digitally broadcast snow, why?...). We are both using our respective digital boxes and subscribe to digital service that...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2013-08-26, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By NineBall
@reidw: You are correct, I should have posted...

@reidw: You are correct, I should have posted this in the Rogers forum.

@57: Since you answered anyway and are pretty close by (my in-laws are in Pickering and I am in Whitby), could you let me...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-08-26, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,433
Posted By NineBall
@99semaj: In theory, you could get directed...

@99semaj:

In theory, you could get directed to malicious sites based on their address lookups. But that is why there is a certain level of trust required with any DNS service; and short of their...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2013-08-26, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By NineBall
HGTV off air?

Is any one else having problems with HGTV? My in-laws called yesterday asking if I was having any problems with it as they haven't received it in over a week and sure enough I just got a screen full...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2013-08-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,602
Posted By NineBall
He means that you can buy a regular (non-PoE) IP...

He means that you can buy a regular (non-PoE) IP camera, then connect a PoE injector between your switch/router and the camera. I use D-Link DWL-P200 injectors at work.
Forum: Wind Mobile   2013-08-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,801
Posted By NineBall
I don't feel bad at all. I signed up for the...

I don't feel bad at all. I signed up for the 3-year tab, new customers can sign up for a 2-year tab. My tab was also significantly higher than the current maximum ($450 vs $300) as they have since...
Forum: Windows Computing   2013-08-06, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By NineBall
There's probably nothing screwy at all and the...

There's probably nothing screwy at all and the manufacturer has simply disabled ICMP echo (ping reply). Some might see that as a security feature.
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2013-07-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,913
Posted By NineBall
I don't get the hate. It would be like hating...

I don't get the hate. It would be like hating Godzilla (the 1954 original) which has a well deserved RT score of 93%. This was never billed as anything more than Guillermo del Toro wanting to make a...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-07-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,747
Posted By NineBall
Nice find on the WD router with 7 ports. I'm...

Nice find on the WD router with 7 ports. I'm impressed by such a large move into the market for them.

As much as SmallNetBuilder is my go to for consumer networking as well, AnandTech had an...
Forum: Wind Mobile   2013-07-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,639
Posted By NineBall
1)...

1) http://faqs.windmobile.ca/customer/portal/articles/220007-can-i-change-my-phone-number-
2) The only way to know is to ask. I can't imagine it would be required, but even if it is, it would...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-07-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By NineBall
I see that I'm late to the party, but I always go...

I see that I'm late to the party, but I always go to DisplayWars when I'm wanting to compare screen sizes as you get a nice visual aid to go with the numbers and it's dead simple. In this case, I'd...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-07-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,747
Posted By NineBall
Dr.Dave is right. The Marvell 88E6171R is a 7...

Dr.Dave is right. The Marvell 88E6171R is a 7 port switch with 5 integrated PHYs. An implementer would have to add 2 additional PHYs to make use of the extra two ports which Cisco did not do.

That...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-07-02, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,137
Posted By NineBall
1) Add "worldofwarcraft.com" and "battle.net" as...

1) Add "worldofwarcraft.com" and "battle.net" as Domain names to the URL blocking rules.
2) Uncheck "All Day" and schedule your URL blocking to apply from 12am to 6am.

The easiest way would be to...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-06-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By NineBall
I've been meaning to but haven't had the time to...

I've been meaning to but haven't had the time to try it: there is a project on sourceforge called sip2yac which will forward the VoIP call info to YAC listeners. You install sip2yac as a server (can...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-06-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 58,477
Posted By NineBall
An ISF certified tech is an ISF certified tech....

An ISF certified tech is an ISF certified tech. Pay for the ISF setup and not just a Geek Squad (or equivalent) basic install.
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 139
  Sticky: Video Game Deals
Views: 50,706
Posted By NineBall
As DSGamby stated, they are the July titles. And...

As DSGamby stated, they are the July titles. And if memory serves, it's 1 every 2 weeks so only 1 of them will be available at the start of the month.
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,915
Posted By NineBall
PSN has been doing it since last October starting...

PSN has been doing it since last October starting with the following titles:
...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,915
Posted By NineBall
"The Last of Us" is the most recent example....

"The Last of Us" is the most recent example. Releases @ 12:01am tomorrow morning, hours before you can get it in store.
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,915
Posted By NineBall
@becks I know the quote you are referring to...

@becks

I know the quote you are referring to and it is being taken out of context online. Short story, no. There is nothing to allow this built into the system according to Sony. What they are...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,915
Posted By NineBall
@audacity That's actually part of the...

@audacity



That's actually part of the problem with the Xbox One. You have to install the game and tie it to your Xbox Live account at which point you no longer need the disc. To pass on the...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,915
Posted By NineBall
@MarcP Like this? ...

@MarcP

Like this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWSIFh8ICaA
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2013-06-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 139
  Sticky: Video Game Deals
Views: 50,706
Posted By NineBall
@FortMacDude

@FortMacDude
Forum: Wind Mobile   2013-06-10, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,497
Posted By NineBall
I chose to go with Wind exactly because I never...

I chose to go with Wind exactly because I never leave their coverage area. I just don't travel outside of the GTA/Durham region 99% of the time. For that 1% of the time, I pay $0.20/min which is the...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-06-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By NineBall
Failing Jake's suggestions, I would try...

Failing Jake's suggestions, I would try purchasing a SATA to USB adapter (~$20-30) and try connecting your drive with it (once it it out of the housing) to elimate any problems that may be caused by...
Forum: Home Computing   2013-06-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By NineBall
I'm thinking BGY11 has the reason right. Any...

I'm thinking BGY11 has the reason right. Any other way would not have a lower file size. As for what to do with that stream; there are plenty of apps out there to record a video stream to disc on the...
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