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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 64,740
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
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, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
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, 08:00 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 64,740
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
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.

Sent...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-05-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
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, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
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, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
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, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
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, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
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, 07:20 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,905
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
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, 01:34 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 107,080
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, 12:50 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 64,740
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, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
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, 06:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,110
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 64,740
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,...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-02-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,905
Posted By timlocke
Rogers Ontario Programming, Pricing and Packages Discussion

Two channels I watch disappeared from my Rogers package. Discovery velocity and Discovery science. I got them back at $4 month each...which is annoying.

what is REALLY annoying is that I cannot...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-02-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By timlocke
New iPad Pro slight rant!

And the micro USB worked for Kindles and some Garmins and maybe other devices as well.

So, given that USB C is the way of the future please can I have my iPhone upgraded for $10. No new phone,...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-02-06, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By timlocke
I wonder. Does the USB C. Connector support HDMI?...

I wonder. Does the USB C. Connector support HDMI?
I sort of remember seeing an Apple adapter in the Apple Store. I did not check the price. I wonder if it needs active components to work.
I have...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-02-06, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By timlocke
I don't have a problem with the idea of moving...

I don't have a problem with the idea of moving the world to a common standard. But as you say there are so many incompatible connectors over the last few years.

I suggest that the public is used...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-02-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By timlocke
New iPad Pro slight rant!

Not only does it have USB C but it has one with all the things that they can do.
I know there are plenty of cheap and good cables for USB C. My ramshackle collection of gear is a mixture of old...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-02-05, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By timlocke
New iPad Pro slight rant!

I have an mk3 iPad stuck on IOS 10, my Wife has a newer one. I though I'd treat us to a new iPad Pro. So I happened to be at the Waterloo Apple Store yesterday, at about 2pm while all the kids should...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-01-26, 11:51 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 107,080
Posted By timlocke
I do wonder why Rogers can't or don't have delete...

I do wonder why Rogers can't or don't have delete options such as mine above. There are other channels I would delete as well and expect to get a minuscule credit for not having them. I won't...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-01-25, 02:10 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 107,080
Posted By timlocke
Coincidentally I was in a Rogers store today...

Coincidentally I was in a Rogers store today looking at the channels. I noticed that the channels I watch most: BBC Earth, Smithsonian, Documentary, Science, Nature and Discovery Velocity. Were...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 48,369
Posted By timlocke
I see that Prime will be showing a new version of...

I see that Prime will be showing a new version of Good Omens this year. I will be looking forward to that... it only has to be half as much fun as the book!


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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,441
Posted By timlocke
I have Netflix via a Roku stick+. Works fine....

I have Netflix via a Roku stick+. Works fine. The Roku is plugged in to my AVR.

Started watching an episode of Travellers and noticed no sound. Clicked up arrow on the Roku remote and selected...
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