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Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2019-12-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By timlocke
We generally don’t answer calls if we don’t...

We generally don’t answer calls if we don’t recognize the caller or the number.
Once in a while we do just to see what the latest scam or sales pitch is.


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Forum: EastLink   2019-11-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By timlocke
Bryson. I mentioned the address starting with...

Bryson. I mentioned the address starting with something like 26xx to show you had a real routable IPV6 address as the 26 is the segment assigned to North America for IPV6.

It certainly appears...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-11-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,094
Posted By timlocke
I got caught as well. But all was well as for...

I got caught as well. But all was well as for you.

Supposedly TSN’s contract for F1 is up for renewal and we may get an F1 streaming service next year...I hope so as then I could just remove TSN...
Forum: EastLink   2019-11-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By timlocke
Does Eastlink use IPv6?

Windows “prefers” to use IPV6 when it is available. So you could use ipconfig /all On your pc to see if you have been allocated an IPV6 prefix. Which will look similar to...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2019-11-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 72,753
Posted By timlocke
I wonder if the longevity or not of LEDs is a...

I wonder if the longevity or not of LEDs is a function of the electronics in the base of the unit. They do get too hot to touch after a couple of hours. I have a few that have only lasted a year...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-10-02, 03:25 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
Emergency Alerts Coming to TV/Radio/Cell Phone in Canada

We heard the alert in the afternoon. We then turned the phones off overnight.
Without knowing any details, 5 kids off with their dad. Maybe they had sneaked off to Disneyworld!


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Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-08-28, 05:13 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 131,398
Posted By timlocke
Rogers Ignite TV (IPTV) Discussions.

I assume that the idea would be to transmit the video once and two mono sound channels? If that was done, how many milliseconds would it be before one or other language group screamed at the...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-08-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
The manual is unclear but the connection starts...

The manual is unclear but the connection starts with NFC to get the wifi data and then switches to wifi. So yes you are out of luck until either you get a new phone or borrow one just for the set up....
Forum: Home Computing   2019-08-01, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
Re 1: We have not owned our machine for long...

Re 1: We have not owned our machine for long enough to get to your 50-60 loads. I wash my stuff on Normal warm, my wife uses a cold cycle for her stuff. We both use PC liquid detergent. HE and...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-26, 09:58 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
Emergency Alerts Coming to TV/Radio/Cell Phone in Canada

A simple three digit number when called from a cell phone that would get to your provider, the same number country wide, to leave a message might persuade those providers to implement a way such that...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
My wife keeps her cell in her purse which is in...

My wife keeps her cell in her purse which is in the bedroom overnight so she was woken, had difficulty going to sleep again and was woken again by the second one.
The effect of this is that we will...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-07-05, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
Machines arrived and are set up. Made myself an...

Machines arrived and are set up. Made myself an LG account. Needed to do 2 machines.
Followed the instructions using my iPhone, although comments on the App Store suggest IOS devices don’t work.
...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-06-27, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
According to my manual ( downloaded from LG) my...

According to my manual ( downloaded from LG) my LG washer can use NFC or WIFI. It is not at all clear how it connects wifi as there is no way to enter a password but I get the impression that it can...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-06-27, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
Still no smart speakers here but just yesterday...

Still no smart speakers here but just yesterday we bought new laundry kit that has wifi built in. LG as it happens. So I went off to the (Apple) App Store and downloaded the LG app. Can’t try it...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-06-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
I am with Audacity as well. We still are not...

I am with Audacity as well.
We still are not dependent on our mobile phones so they are left nowhere near the bedroom at night. We don’t have a landline phone in the bedroom either.

I would be...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-05-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By timlocke
DHC now on IPv6

So do I but when I click on the main Digitalhome.ca I see the IPV6 address as my PC, BEING windows ‘prefers’ V6 and will always try V6 first.
FWIW my network uses the Google V6 and V4 DNS.

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Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-05-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By timlocke
About time. Sent from my iPad using...

About time.


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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By timlocke
Yes ExDilbert...I understand that! I watch very...

Yes ExDilbert...I understand that! I watch very little on PBS except Nature and NOVA. I watch nothing on CBC except on the Documentary channel...which I record and watch later. Because of the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By timlocke
The only time I notice them is at the start Nova...

The only time I notice them is at the start Nova on PBS.
Sometimes Nova is a documentary in which they have an interest, sometimes is is a British Horizon.
I don’t worry about the Koch brothers...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By timlocke
David Koch supports science. Enough for me. I...

David Koch supports science. Enough for me. I know they are hard Republicans and a lot of their interests are in resources especially fossil fuels. That is what they are and what they do and I am...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By timlocke
I have no problem with well done product...

I have no problem with well done product placement. It doesn’t disturb the program anywhere near as much as 3 minutes of ads...which reminds me. I do watch CBC’s Documentary channel which often has...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By timlocke
2 questions re CBC Television......

Yes indeed but they do not yet have advertising in the middle of programs. I don’t watch CBC because of the ads. It if they went to ads only between programs then I probably would watch some...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-05-06, 08:20 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,387
Posted By timlocke
I also find Rogers internet is totally solid and...

I also find Rogers internet is totally solid and it currently is consistently providing twice the speed that my package states.


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Forum: Home Computing   2019-05-03, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By timlocke
I check the full message headers on any email...

I check the full message headers on any email supposedly from a financial body I might deal with. That is usually where the phishers get it wrong.


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Forum: Home Computing   2019-05-03, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By timlocke
I cannot find a use for a smart speaker in our...

I cannot find a use for a smart speaker in our place. Just two of us, we have different tastes in tv programmes so we each have our own tv and pvr.


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Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-04-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 131,398
Posted By timlocke
57, I notice that my 150 internet package has...

57, I notice that my 150 internet package has miraculously become a regular 300 Mbps. I wonder if they want me to buy Ignite...I admit to thinking about it and when the allow home install I will go...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-03-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
We did not get the Alert noise on our IPhones...

We did not get the Alert noise on our IPhones this time but I did see it come up on the tv. At the time our phones were connected to our house wifi, they both have ‘wifi calling’ and they are both...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-03-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By timlocke
If you don’t need phone in the shop then a CAT 6...

If you don’t need phone in the shop then a CAT 6 cable and a router in the shop. An extra “ set top” box from Rogers into one router port for tv and another port used for the pc. Would do it. For...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-03-06, 07:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,471
Posted By timlocke
DST for me. Even double DST, I don’t care how...

DST for me. Even double DST, I don’t care how dark it is in the mornings.


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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-02-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,864
Posted By timlocke
My phone alerted in the night. Fortunately I...

My phone alerted in the night. Fortunately I don’t keep the phone anywhere near the bedroom. I just went back to sleep.
I am sure that if there is anything local that might affect me, earthquake,...
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