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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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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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Shaw Increases Prices on Motorola Cable boxes in hopes to shift customers to Buy the Problematic Gateway

Shaw increased the wholesale and retail prices of the Motorola DCX3400 and DCX3200 cable boxes this week in hopes that customers will decide to buy the new Gateway Hub and Portal based on price rather than features and advanced technology. … 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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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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Kudos to Shaw Cable – Really!

In September 2010 I negotiated a 1 year cable subscription with Shaw for Cable TV and Internet Services instead of switching to Telus TV, a lower cost provider.  While the details of the agreement will remain confidential, Shaw substantially reduced … Continue reading

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Netgear WNR200 Wireless N Router Review

The Netgear WNR200 is a Wireless N Router which is also compatible with older ‘g’ and ‘b’ wireless devices.  Like all Netgear routers setup is a simple 1-2-3 procedure complete with color coded cabling, buttons and ports.   The installation Wizard … Continue reading

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