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Redbox is Leaving Canada – Does Anybody Care?

After exactly three years, DVD and Blue-ray rental company RedBox is pulling out it’s 1400 rental kiosks and shutting down it’s Canadian Operations … does anybody care? The message on Redbox Canadian website reads “We were excited to bring our … Continue reading

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Netflix Continues to be a Bandwidth Hog

According to the latest study by Sandvine Corp, Netflix downloads accounts for more than 34% of internet data consumption during the peak hours.  That’s bigger than YouTube (13.19%), HTTP (11.65%), iTunes (3.64 %) or even BitTorrent at 3.4%. BitTorrent accounts … Continue reading

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Hot Trends in Technology for 2012

With the Consumer Electronics Show 2112, only 1 day away what’s going to be the predominating theme of the show. CES 2010 was the year 3D TV became popular with all manufacturers touting 3D as the next big thing in … Continue reading

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Roku coming to Canada in 2012

Roku the popular Apple TV like content streaming device is reported to be coming to Canada in 2012.  It’s unclear at this time exactly what content the CRTC will allow to be streamed on the Roku box but Roku announced … Continue reading

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Netflix Inks a Deal with Dreamworks for 2013

Netflix recently lost streaming rights to the STARZ movie library ending next year in the first quarter of 2012 however Netflix inked a deal with Dreamworks bringing  exclusive access to Dreamworks films beginning 2013. The Dreamworks deal is estimated at … Continue reading

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Netflix Canada Hits One Million Subscribers

Netflix Canada hit One Million subscribers on August 4th, 2011 only 10 months after it’s launch back in September 2010.  The One Millionth Canadian Subscriber named Amanda hails from Manitoba and receives a lifetime subscription to Netflix. On the surface … Continue reading

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Is Netflix Doomed After Price Increase?

Is Netflix Doomed after it’s 60% price hike in the US, not likely says research firm TDG. While many customers are upset and very vocal with the recent price hike announcement all the hype around canceling subscriptions is “More Myth … Continue reading

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Netflix Price Increase Coming to Canada TOO!

By now you’ve seen it on the news, read about it on a blog or in the news paper or heard about it on the radio – On July 12, 2011 Netflix USA announced a price increase of 60% to … 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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