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Arris Shows Off New Hybrid DVR/PVR at The Cable Show in LA this Week.

If anyone doubts that Streaming Video over IP is the future of Television they just needed to attend The Cable Show this week in Los Angeles.  IP streaming is front and center.  Arris, the cable set top box manufacturer for … Continue reading

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How to Float a Flat Screen TV in Front of a Mirror

Mounting a Flat Screen TV on a wall is fairly straightforward but how do you do it when there is a Crown Moulding and wall mounted Mirror in the way ….?   Simple call the guys at Ion Security and Integration. … Continue reading

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At First Glance …. Wall Mounting a Flat Screen TV seemed like a simple and easy job

When Sarah Miller moved into her new condo she called her dad over to help her mount  her new Samsung 60” Flat Screen TV.  At first glance hanging the TV seemed like a simple and easy procedure but as Sarah … 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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Rogers Offering Flexible Cable Packages in Ontario

Are you tired of paying hundreds of dollars a year for bundled cable packages with channels you never watch.  Rogers Cable in Ontario is seeing the writing on the wall for traditional cable TV as more and more customers are … Continue reading

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Shaw Gateway and Portal System Hands On – First Look

I got my first hands on look at the Shaw Gateway and Portal System today and overall was quite impressed with the look of Shaw’s Newest Cable Box. The Shaw Gateway and Portal System is Shaw’s competitive offering to Telus … Continue reading

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Shaw Drops the Ball and Almost Loses $45,000 in Business!

It’s odd that a company in very competitive market, spending millions of dollars on marketing to attract new business is so quick to dismiss a new business inquiry by telling the person inquiring on the other end of the phone … 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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When’s a Shaw DVR iPad App Coming?

Last November (2010) Comcast a USA Cable Service Provider launched their Xfinity TV iphone and iPad App for DVR Control and a month later a streaming video app to allow Comcast shows to stream directly to the iPad.  Comcast uses … Continue reading

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2012 – End of the TV Era as we Know It

The Nielsen Company announced that the estimated number of TV households will drop for the first time in 20 years from 115.9 million (98.9%) to 114.7 million (96.7%) in 2012. The 1.2 million drop in numbers is largely due to … Continue reading

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