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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-04-27, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Camera.Ken
Hi Bayguy: Many thanks for the suggestion. ...

Hi Bayguy: Many thanks for the suggestion. However, according to KCTS' FAQ's:

Due to rights restrictions, all PBS streaming video — including Passport — is available only within the United...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-04-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Camera.Ken
Hi 57: Many thanks. It seems that...

Hi 57:

Many thanks.

It seems that patience is the word.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-04-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Camera.Ken
PBS "American Masters"

Hi All:

I've discovered a segment of the PBS series "American Masters" that I'd like to watch. However, the series is not broadcast on Shaw via KCTS, and looking online shows that the series is...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2019-04-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Camera.Ken
BlueSky Remote: "TV Input"

My BlueSky remote controls most functions of my Samsung TV.

However, when I use "TV Input" to select another source, something is missing. Selecting "TV Input" brings up the TV set's input...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-08-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Camera.Ken
Might Be a Different Problem

Hi:

The problem I'm having is with a message sent to me by a third party. It has an attachment (a photo), but Android Messenger won't download it -- the indicator icon just spins and spins.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-08-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Camera.Ken
Android Messenger

Hi:

I cannot download a photo attachment sent to me via Android Messenger. Has anyone had a similar problem and solved it?

The phone is a Moto E (2nd Gen) on PetroCan Mobility (Rogers). Data...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2018-03-01, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,716
Posted By Camera.Ken
New Shaw Wifi Modem (Arris XB6?)

Shaw is now offering the "Advanced Wifi Modem" (looks like Arris XB6) to new Internet 150 ValuePlan 150 customers and on $10/mo. rental to those on regular 150 and 75 plans. Has anyone been able to...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2017-01-30, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Camera.Ken
Hi faston: Thanks for the info. I have...

Hi faston:

Thanks for the info.

I have the "Go Gateway" app on an Android phone, but I may not have cell network access when I'm away. I may be too cheap to buy a local sim card, and I'm not...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2017-01-30, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Camera.Ken
Manual Recording

I'd like to record a one-time event on my Gateway PVR. However, I'll be out of the country for the previous 2 weeks, and the event will probably not be visible on the schedule before I leave.

Is...
Forum: Home Computing   2016-10-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By Camera.Ken
Google Wi-Fi

Just wondering if you have any thoughts on this new product?

Google unveils mesh-networking Wi-Fi access points | bit-tech.net (http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2016/10/05/google-wifi/)
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Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-01-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,391
Posted By Camera.Ken
Mystery Whistle In Condo Solved

A few weeks ago, we started to hear a continuous high-pitched whistle in our condo. Very annoying. After checking everything obvious, we started asking around and checking with Prof. Google.
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Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-10-23, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Camera.Ken
Many Thanks To all

I took the advice of a contractor doing other work in the building -- the condo mgrs were not aware of any source. The contractor recommended Emco here in Vancouver. Sure enough, they carry a broad...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-10-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Camera.Ken
Hi Tritboss: That's a good suggestion, and...

Hi Tritboss:

That's a good suggestion, and I'll bring it up the next time an opportunity arises.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-10-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Camera.Ken
Sprinkler Head Cover

In my new condo, one of the fire sprinkler heads does not have a decorative cover. The photo here shows another sprinkler head that does have a cover, and a fairly accurate set of measurements for...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-09-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Camera.Ken
Many Thanks To all

Thanks for the help. This is such an unusually good source and community.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-09-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Camera.Ken
Images Won't Download

Hi TKG26.

Thanks for the response, but there is some image glitch.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-09-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Camera.Ken
Bathroom Fan Timer

Hi All:

Just moved into a new place, and would like to replace an on/off switch bathroom fan control with a timer fan control.

The wrinkle is that I'd like to install the timer switch into the...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2015-08-10, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By Camera.Ken
Agreed. We chose an IPS panel with...

Agreed.

We chose an IPS panel with full-array LED backlighting. I don't think it has local dimming, but this does not affect picture quality.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2015-08-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By Camera.Ken
After doing research, here's my bottom line. ...

After doing research, here's my bottom line.

LCD TV's are a mass-market, low-margin commodity, with little to choose from when it comes to reliability. CR surveyed owners of around 180,000 HDTV...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2015-08-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By Camera.Ken
Recommendations for Replacing 32" Samsung?

Our 32" Samsung LCD has quit after 5 years, and we want a replacement.

Where can I do research on what brands or models are reliable?

I'll be heading over to Consumer Reports shortly.
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-07-30, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By Camera.Ken
What's missing in W10 is Windows Media Centre,...

What's missing in W10 is Windows Media Centre, not Windows Media Player.
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-07-29, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By Camera.Ken
Thanks, all, for replies.

Thanks, all, for replies.
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-07-28, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By Camera.Ken
Replacement for Windows Media Player

Win 10 will not have WMP, so I'd like to find a good quality replacement. Mostly I use WMP to play MP3's and other audio, but occasionally I play video and DVD's.

Any suggestions as to a suitable...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-06-29, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Camera.Ken
I'm sure that it could, but the builder may have...

I'm sure that it could, but the builder may have other ideas. Most new homes in this area use in-floor radiant heating with hot water as the heat source. Forced air furnaces would not be useful.
...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2015-06-29, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Camera.Ken
Second-hand Furnace Market

We have just sold our 90-year-old home, and it will be demolished in favour of a new home. We installed a Lennox G61MPV in August 2011.

I'm wondering if there is any market for second-hand...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-04-27, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,241
Posted By Camera.Ken
Big Review

Here's a long-form discussion and tech review of two suppliers of home automation platforms. A great primer for those, like me, who are not very familiar with the market.
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Forum: Home Computing   2014-12-04, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By Camera.Ken
Bluetooth Audio

Thanks, John, for the info.

Ken
Forum: Home Computing   2014-12-02, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By Camera.Ken
Bluetooth Audio

Can anyone recommend audio speakers that I can drive from a Windows 8 laptop via Bluetooth? Requirements are modest -- mid-fi, rechargeable batteries.

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Home Computing   2014-05-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,525
Posted By Camera.Ken
Agreed on 123Ink. Excellent service and carts...

Agreed on 123Ink. Excellent service and carts for Canon iP4820.
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2014-05-02, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Camera.Ken
Agreed

I've sold several Shaw cable boxes without difficulty.

Audacity has it right. Advise Shaw that you're planning to sell them, otherwise the buyer won't be able to use them until you do this.
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