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  1. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    I have Sympatico DSL plus a Linksys wired router. If I upgraded to Sympatico’s claimed wireless networking, which as I understand it is just a wifi transceiver and receiver and not a router, could I continue to use my Linksys wired router? And if so, how? Or do I have this wrong?
  2. Home Theatre Corner
    Hi, I put up a thread long ago about this; got some help as well, but in the end I couldn't get a definitive answer. Somehow, search isn't bringing up that thread of mine. So, please forgive me for starting a new one. I have a Samsung LNT4069 TV, and Samsung HT-TWZ312. Currently, I don't use...
  3. Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)
    Telus Corp. says it will spend $500-million from its 2009 capital budget to advance wireless and wireline broadband infrastructure in British Columbia. Vancouver-based Telus said Monday the new network will be launched in early 2010 using "leading edge" mobile broadband technology. It said the...
  4. Home Theatre Corner
    Gefen, makers of home theatre connectivity solutions, this week announced that its UWB (ultra wideband) Wireless for HDMI Extender is now shipping. Not cheap $1,000 U.S. Images of front and back of units for connectivity on the linked page
  5. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    This discussion thread is for owners to discuss the new ExpressVu 6131 HD Receiver when it becomes available. Any posts discussing when it will be available or from NON-owners will be deleted and the poster will receive an infraction. Once again, this thread is for OWNERS only. For...
  6. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    The satellite radio and fast-food entrepreneur has tapped Dave Dobbin, the 38-year-old former Toronto Hydro Telecom president, to be president for his budding wireless venture, Data and Audio-Visual Enterprises (DAVE) Wireless, sources have confirmed to the Financial Post.
  7. Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Telus Corporation today reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the third quarter of 2008. Nothing earth shattering. Members interested in subscriber counts may want to check out the link.
  8. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Source: BMV Press Release This Globe and Mail Story from todays paper is interesting and discusses BMV's strategy
  9. Rogers Cable TV
    After reporting record revenues and profits in 2007, Rogers said revenues for the first nine months of 2008 climbed 13%, operating profits soared 43% and net income rose a staggering 198%!
  10. Wind Mobile
    From press release today
  11. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    This morning, T-Mobile introduced the G1, the first cell phone to run Google's long-awaited Android operating system. Good article and then this is interesting from PC World FAQ: What T-Mobile's New G1 Phone Will Do For You
  12. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Saw this press release and it got me wondering. Could you use this to power a small neighbourhood? I wonder how ISP's would react if someone tried this? $350 to share an internet connection among a ton of homes? WARNING: Before you get any ideas, I assume this would violate your contract...
  13. Home Theatre Corner
    JBL, a division of Harmon International, today announced the introduction a wireless expansion module (WEM-1) that adds wireless capability to any loudspeaker. Pricey (their is a 50 watt amplifier in there) but very cool.
  14. Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    The new Sony Air-SA20PK S-AIRPLAY system features lets iPod users plug their portable device into a docking station in one room and then broadcast music to as many as ten remote speakers throughout the home. I can see a lot of folks investing in this (or similar) systems in coming years.