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  1. Recommend HDTV with 3+ analog inputs?

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Hi, Am looking for a HDTV currently available in Canada with at least 3 analog (composite) A/V inputs, to accommodate a number of legacy sources (older customer-owned sat box, analog-only DVD, some ancient wheezing thing called a "V-C-R", and an occasional Wii). This is for my parents; I don't...
  2. Record on VCR and Watch Different Channel (DCT700)

    Shaw Cable
    Hi, My mom recently got a DCT700 (Shaw is going all digital, so no choice in the matter). She wants to continue to use her VCR, but we've been having issues getting here VCR to record programs. Reading other posts on this forum, I think I understand the steps needed to record a show on her...
  3. UK firm acquires HMV Canada for $3.2 million

    Industry News
    Hilco UK, a British firm which specializes in restructuring ailing retailers, has purchased HMV Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc. for 2.05 million British pounds, approximately $3.2 million Canada. The announcement comes almost three months after the firm was first reported to be up for sale...
  4. Fichiers du 8300HD+ à mon PC ?

    Vidéotron (Forum en français)
    Bonjour, J'aimerais savoir si c'est possible de copier les fichiers vidéo de mon illico Explorer 8300HD+ à mon PC (Win7) ? Il y a un beau port USB sur le illico, ça serait l'fun de pouvoir s'en servir. Merci d'avance...
  5. Combining vob files with Linux is a snap.

    Linux
    When all else fails sometimes the command line is the answer. Split up vob files can be a pain to deal with when using a dlna media server. Getting past the menu can also be problematic. Here is how to do it with Mint Linux, or any other distro that has the libdvdcss and the codecs installed...
  6. National Film Board of Canada launches iPad app

    Industry News
    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) said today that an iPad version of its popular NFB Films app is now available free of charge at the iTunes Store . The NFB Films for iPad app has the same features as the NFB’s iPhone app but has been optimized to take advantage of the inherent qualities...
  7. Time spent viewing online video up 13% in U.S.

    Industry News
    The amount of time Americans spent watching videos online continued to climb in December according to recent research from the Nielsen Company. The research firm reports the average online viewer spent 193 minutes, or just over 3 hours, watching videos online during the month, up 13.2% over...
  8. Americans watch 31 hours of television a week

    Industry News
    The average American watched 31 hours of television per week in the third quarter of 2009 according to the latest Nielsen Three Screen Report. The report by the American ratings measurement giant is a quarterly analysis of how how much time the average American spends in a typical week with TV...
  9. Watch NFB videos on your iPhone

    Industry News
    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is marking its 70th anniversary in 2009 by offering up a number of exciting new offerings. Earlier this year, the government agency introduced a new online screening room which provides free viewing of NFB productions, films, trailers and clips. This...
  10. YouTube serves up over a billion videos a day

    Industry News
    In a early morning posting today on the official YouTube blog, Chad Hurley, CEO and co-founder of Google informed his readers that YouTube is now serving "well over a billion views a day on YouTube." The announcement came on the third anniversary of YouTube's decision to sell itself to Google...
  11. Adobe releases latest video and photo editing software

    Industry News
    Adobe Systems, best known for its high end photo and video editing software, this week announced the latest version of its consumer photo- and video-editing software for Windows. New features in Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 and Premiere Elements 8 include an enhanced organizer that works with...
  12. Gmail introduces video and voice chat

    Home Computing
    From Google blog today Gmail voice and video chat will be rolled out globally over the next day or so for Macs and PCs. The first time you use this feature, you'll be prompted to download and install a small plugin. To get started, visit http://www.gmail.com/videochat or click on the "Options"...
  13. Firewire Recording From Videotron Works

    Videotron
    I just got a SA8300HD from Videotron today, and after some fighting, I've managed to record to my Mac via Firewire, using AVCVideoCap (part of the Firewire SDK). Everything in the SA8300's info screen seems to indicate Firewire is disabled -- any 1394 status is "Unavailable". But it showed up...
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