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ION Premium Dual Band IR Repeater Kit, works with Telus TV, Bell and Shaw Set Top Boxes

Finding an infrared repeater that works with Telus TV set top boxes can be a very difficult and frustrating task.  There are many infrared repeater systems on the market but only a few will work with Telus TV and Cisco … Continue reading

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New Dish (Bell) Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR System • Shaw Gateway – Telus Optik TV Killer

Look out Shaw Gateway and Telus Optik, Dish Network just introduced a 3 tuner networked PVR at CES today called Hopper with thin-client servers called Joey’s.  Dish satellite equipment (echostar) is used by Bell north of the border so it’s … Continue reading

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Shaw’s New Gateway Now Available in Edmonton

Shaw’s answer to Telus Optik TV is now available to Shaw Customers in Edmonton Alberta. The Shaw Gateway is whole house, multi-room DVR platform based on the Arris Moxi Box platform.  The Shaw Gateway officially launched in Calgary last month … Continue reading

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iPad Changes the Way we Watch TV

You would think that from all the advertising and hype about iPads, Playbooks and other tablet computers that everybody’s got one of these shinny, new, high tech gadgets but a recent survey indicates that only about 5% percent of North … Continue reading

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Shaw Introduces a New High End Cable Box to Compete with Telus

As mentioned in a previous post last month cable wars are poised to take off again this Spring and Summer between Shaw Cable and Telus Optik TV.  Last year Telus launched it’s new Optik TV Service with a media and … Continue reading

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Netflix Canada Lowers Data Usage for Capped Canadian Members

Once again it sucks to be Canadian, from a TV/Technology point of view. Neil Hunt, chief Product Officer announced to Canadian users that starting today (March 28, 2011) it would be lowering the bandwidth demands by 66% on average for … Continue reading

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Netflix Canada lands a deal for Paramount movies

If you’re a Netflix subscriber in Canada here’s a bit of good news for you. Netflix landed a multi-year deal with Paramount Pictures to bring hundreds of new movies and content to Canadian Netflix subscribers.  The agreement includes exclusive subscription … Continue reading

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Do We Really Need the Yellow Pages Anymore?

It’s that time of year again, spring has sprung and a new crop of Yellow Pages is being delivered to your home or office door step. Do we really need the Yellow Pages any more?  In our internet connected world … Continue reading

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iOS 4.3 Release

On Tuesday, Steve Jobs unveiled the highly coveted, all new designed, second generation iPad 2.    Along with the unveiling of the new iPad came the announcement of Apple’s new operating system for iDevices –  iOS 4.3. Apple will release iOS … Continue reading

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Netflix Monthly Subscriptions on the Rise?

The recent decision to overturn the CRTC’s ruling on Usage Based Billing may not be a good one if you’re a Netflix Subscriber in Canada. Tony Clement sent the CRTC back to the drawing board last month to revisit the … Continue reading

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