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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-02-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,810
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Yeah exactly. I think what's on Prime Video is...

Yeah exactly. I think what's on Prime Video is an alternate title for "I will follow you into the dark": https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2179087/reference

Not the Hulu anthology series "Into the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-02-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,810
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Their future is in the live-streaming business. ...

Their future is in the live-streaming business. Could be that the international roll-out in 2021 is on that side of their offering.

In the meantime, while most of their shows are on other...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-12-31, 03:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,654
Posted By North_of_Calgary
"Servant" on an AppleTV+ trial. Comments: ...

"Servant" on an AppleTV+ trial.

Comments:

Three episodes in and it's very unusual, erie, and original. Highly recommend if you're into that sort of stuff.
One might say that the acting is...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2019-10-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 133,787
Posted By North_of_Calgary
ExDilbert - it's almost always the video that...

ExDilbert - it's almost always the video that lags audio correct? Regardless of whether you're using onboard speakers, a sound bar, or an AVR - right? Hence "audio delay" is an option, and never...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2019-10-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 133,787
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Gentleman - still try explaining your situation...

Gentleman - still try explaining your situation over at the Roku forums - there are others there that have similar lip sync issues with OTA I do believe.

And good luck - I genuinely hope it works...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2019-10-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I disagree. cyclist44 - IMO the easiest thing...

I disagree. cyclist44 - IMO the easiest thing would be to use the two monoprice items I suggested here:
...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2019-10-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 133,787
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Are you connecting to an audio receiver? ...

Are you connecting to an audio receiver? Regardless, there are many complaints about lip sync issues from Roku TVs (particularly on TCL models) on the Roku forum site - you might want to chime in...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2019-09-23, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I've used these for many years without a single...

I've used these for many years without a single hiccup:

https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=1107
https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=1106

Keep in mind some important points though:

...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,654
Posted By North_of_Calgary
^ I thought quite the opposite (and I'm quite...

^ I thought quite the opposite (and I'm quite critical of movies). I like how they wrapped it up and the twists (so to speak).
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-05-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 39,154
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I sign into the GlobalTV site using my Shaw...

I sign into the GlobalTV site using my Shaw credentials but still can't activate. Any Shaw cable customers here that have activated the GlobalGo channel on the Roku successfully?
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-05-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 39,154
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Yes... added the channel but with mixed results. ...

Yes... added the channel but with mixed results. Trying to activate it for live streaming and more significantly to unlock older content gives me the error (on the computer activation page): "Sorry...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2019-01-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By North_of_Calgary
The MarketPlace episode (I did watch it some time...

The MarketPlace episode (I did watch it some time ago), and almost all of the IP cams visible on devious sites on the net, etc, are due to people not doing their due diligence to change default...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2019-01-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I misunderstood. Yes of course if records every...

I misunderstood. Yes of course if records every single interaction with the device.... I thought the OP was saying it was recording non-Google Home activity as well - my bad.

That being said, of...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2019-01-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By North_of_Calgary
So first of all: how did you determine that?

So first of all: how did you determine that?
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-26, 07:39 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 133,715
Posted By North_of_Calgary
It does on the ATV. Which is kind of nice as now...

It does on the ATV. Which is kind of nice as now I can watch (live stream) both the east and the west HBO feeds where as previously with Shaw Cable I would only have the west feed. Still though, I...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-26, 01:35 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 133,715
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Smart.... develop based on company size rather...

Smart.... develop based on company size rather than addressable market ;-) ATV makes sense since the ATV market is probably much larger than Roku. But Roku much larger (within Canada) than FireTV.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-25, 03:03 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 133,715
Posted By North_of_Calgary
After so many years of waiting for the Prime...

After so many years of waiting for the Prime Video app to come to Roku, now the game just starts again with Crave. With so many TVs now sold in Canada with Roku built-in as their "smart-TV"...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-12-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,603
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I can also confirm that the Roku channel works in...

I can also confirm that the Roku channel works in Canada without VPN. But it's just a collection of old movies and TV shows - not high value content.

I have both (multiple Chromecasts and Rokus)...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-01, 08:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 29,253
Posted By North_of_Calgary
If I understand this correctly, subscribing...

If I understand this correctly, subscribing through a television provider means you have access through the web or Android/iOS apps but not on streaming devices? But do I really care anyway since...
Forum: Apple Computing   2018-10-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I noticed that the first night after upgrading, I...

I noticed that the first night after upgrading, I lost half my battery power while the computer was supposedly sleeping. (Obviously not plugged in.) Model = MBP Esc

I think it's since better -...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-10-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 53,165
Posted By North_of_Calgary
There's not too much movie wise on Prime Video. ...

There's not too much movie wise on Prime Video. Maybe a small hand full of oldies and one or two newer movies that will appeal to most. (Meaning regardless of your taste you can probably find that...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-10-01, 11:56 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 53,165
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Actually my "bad news" update was only an issue...

Actually my "bad news" update was only an issue on fairly old Rokus. Newer ones with the more rich app UIs and UXs seem to be working well and as intended for Amazon Prime Video in Canada.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-10-01, 10:48 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 53,165
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Here's the good news: The Prime Video app is now...

Here's the good news: The Prime Video app is now in the Roku Canada Channel store. I honestly was convinced this was never ever going to happen.

Here's the bad news: The content is the US...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-07-24, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,338
Posted By North_of_Calgary
You have the option to download playlists for...

You have the option to download playlists for offline listening (and can specify the quality). Not individual songs -> you have to add them to a playlist to download.

But I think what Paolo meant...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-07-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,338
Posted By North_of_Calgary
I think they're just adding confusion with the...

I think they're just adding confusion with the overlap between Google Play Music and YouTube Music Premium. I have the former and hence implicitly the later. But why would I use one vs the other. ...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-07-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,338
Posted By North_of_Calgary
So YouTube should go back to being a video dating...

So YouTube should go back to being a video dating website Paolo? Tongue in cheek. But the point is that it evolves based on use demand which is why it never made it with the "original intended...
Forum: Home Computing   2018-07-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By North_of_Calgary
^ Care to elaborate on your last sentence?

^ Care to elaborate on your last sentence?
Forum: Home Computing   2018-07-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By North_of_Calgary
H'mmm so I guess now isn't the time to buy a mesh...

H'mmm so I guess now isn't the time to buy a mesh WiFi system. Though some reports (articles on the web) report that WPA3 certified devices could start appearing in late 2019. And I know that you...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-06-29, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,566
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Sounds like it will be good for my purposes.......

Sounds like it will be good for my purposes.... now just need to wait for Prime Day to hopefully get that price again.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-06-24, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,566
Posted By North_of_Calgary
Good advice - thanks. If it drops back to...

Good advice - thanks.

If it drops back to that price again for Prime Day perhaps then I'll pull the trigger on it.
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