Feb 29th, 2008
Anyone use Diskeeper?
:)Bad start for my first post! I wrote a lengthy post, then decided to add a smiley and *poof* ~ my essay was gone! lol In redoing I will shorten my queries. Does anyone here use a diskeeping program? I have Diskeeper Lite (freebie) from Executive...
warcraft 3 expansion PACK
does anybody tried the new warcraft 3 expansion PACK? i was looking to purchase the product and was unsure if it is worth the extra money. take care
Kazaa lite now also installs some adware and spyware, just a heads up for anyone who uses it!! open msconfig click startup and disable the spyware crap.
where did everyone go?
I guess there's not much news going around the hi-speed highway lately... When Rogers caps, watch everyone flood back ;p
May 7th, 2003 by gnuman
What do you think of tech?
I just want your personal opinion on Canadian Content/tech Please answer the poll truthfully and only answer once. Got suggestions please reply to this post The files are down because I am having server problems and will be back when they will be,...
Apr 29th, 2003 by Andem
I am setting up my website to move away from static html and pearl to utilize php. I am no wiz with it to say the least having no formal training in webdesign. So far I have had success installing most of the scripts and setting up the Mysql tables...
Apr 27th, 2003 by Andem
bye bye bye ctv news live broadcast!!!!
looks like they are done with the free online broadcast >>> they claim it costs too much $$$ but oh well, i dont like ctv anyways... does cbc do broadband broadcasts?
You know a cool game I would recommend to anyone interested in strategy is CC: Generals.. Very fun and entertaining game. It's addictive so beware!!!!!
Mar 31st, 2003 by Andem
COGECO INFO REVIEW
* I WILL BE BIASED AS I WORK AT COGECO * (I am however a customer) Since I am responsible for the Internet Services (mail,web,news,dhcp, etc) I will mention those services first. Mail service is rock solid and has pretty good spam and some virus...
Mar 21st, 2003 by Andem
I got my new Toshiba cablemodem :)
Wow, what an improvement. I originally believe that my old non-docsis motorola cybersurfr would have faster pings than my new one.... Boy was I wrong :) I got excellent ping times and this modem rocks :)
Best DSL provider.
Bob, I know you have a million of them listed... But what's YOUR opinion on the best ISP in Ontario? I've seen them all on canadianisp, but you must have an opinion.
You all know why Shaw is in debt
I'd just like to point out that a lot of the debt Shaw has is due to their involvement in the tech industry. They did major network upgrades across canada and they run very good datacenters. Just a...
there's a new scam targetted towards ebay paypal users. The scam is basically an html email sent to users that is cleverly disguised. The sender of the email will be firstname.lastname@example.org and the body of the email is professional and looks legit. However,...
buy a new vedio card or ram??? GTA3 realated
hey it me again and my gta3 is still choppy so i was thinking whether buying a new vdio card or ram would have any effect. Im not sure which one will fix the problem. I ahve an intel82810 graphics card and 128 ram windows ME pentium 3 850 mhz. I might...
Mar 10th, 2003 by Andem
hey guys...does anyone have a Leadtek VC100 or 2000 XP capture card for sale OR does anyone know where i could get one?? what other capture cards would you recommend?
I have figured out a problem with my gta3. When my cpu gets too hot, my whole computer crashes... Strange how that works isnt it? I changed my cpu speed in the bios and when I do that, gta3 runs perfectly on my computer! How strange!
Mar 10th, 2003 by Andem
Grand Theft Auto III [rockstar games]
General/Summary: The Grand Theft Auto series has remained one of the most popular in all of PC gaming for the past several years. Gamers of all genre interests were able to get something, if not a lot of things, out of GTAI and GTAII. Their open-ended...
is Unreal Tournament 2003 out yet??
I heard it coming out soon in september... I really want this game for me and my friends, any idea how to get it and where and when?
Alright... Problems with FTP upload
Hey... I have a problem while uploading with ftp, what happens is.. when I start uploading a file, it halts at 64k and just hangs. Here's what i've tried Passive/Direct - neither work ASCII, BINARY - ditto tried different sites tried upload to both...
Satellite in the snow
Alright then. My Rogers days are soon going to be over, no DSL in my building for some reason... So I have no choice but satellite, gonna start looking for a reasonable provider :P Is there anyway, btw, how I can request DSL lines put into my building?...
Australia to Canada
I am shifting over to Canada in a couple of weeks and would like to know if it is possible for me to bring my harddrive withn me and install it in a computor over there, will it work? Any info re this will be greatly appreciated. :D
Feb 15th, 2003 by Andem
I'm looking for a good DSL provider for home use in Vancouver BC, in the Kitsilano area. The ones I know of aren't very good and I don't plan on getting cable. Any recommendations that won't burst my budget?
Feb 14th, 2003 by Andem
Problems with motorola cybersurfr (Rogers hi-speed)
Hey, as usual rogers tech support is unable to assist me. I'm having serious trouble with my modem. Out of the blue it starts malfunctioning, the cable light in the middle starts blinking slowly and I lose all connectivity to the internet. Downloads stop...
cool emule review
i liked it, shed some light on the open source community, thanx
Feb 8th, 2003 by gnuman
Annoyed by software companies who don't listen.
I am quite fed up of those companies who don't bother listening to what I have to say. Are they somewhat stupid? Yes as a matter of fact they are. I've been testing software for quite a few years and sending in bugs, problems and stuff that should be...
Security holes in IE 6.0
Finnish researchers Oy Online ( )have discovered a way to root a windows box using a gopher URL to cause a buffer overflow in the IE Gopher client. "A test exploit has been successfully used to run arbitrary...
Edonkey is really slow
I've seen little 'bots' on the net for edonkey... But my downloads are usually hovering around 0.6K/s. Is there any magic way to boost my download speed? I'm on rogers hi-speed.
Feb 6th, 2003 by Shmad
Rogers caps.. will they or won't they?
Probably a question still lurking in everyone's minds.. Will Rogers put in caps like they've claimed they will do? If you ask me, their network is not capable of handling such metering. I'm still on a non-docsis Motorola Cybersurfr modem.... And they...
Feb 4th, 2003 by frubsen
Internet for me
Hi peepz, im moving to canada in less then a month and i want to get internet there. do you have high speed like rr or something? like atlest 1meg download or faster? whats the best one? im a moving to oakville near toronto. suggestions?
(by Budweiser Man)
Jan 28th, 2003 by Andem
Goodbye Win95 and Win3.x it was nice knowing you article
I just thought to inform the general web (I hope someone else besides me reads it) that would actually agree with my point of view and really enjoyed the article. I don't know about you but I think it should win an Emmy award it was so heart touching,...
Wi-Fi Roaming Service Launch.
AIRPATH WIRELESS AND TOGO WIRELESS CANADA INC. ENTER ROAMING AGREEMENT. Immediate Release. Saturday, December 28, 2002 Edmonton Alberta Canada. Airpath Wireless Reach Extended into Canada; New TOGO WIRELESS CANADA INC. Locations To Be Airpath...
(by TOGO WIRELESS)
WiFI Hot spots for Canada
Great news for travellers and Wi-Fi toys... How much would you pay? Bell Canada unveils trial of wireless Net access Launch of 'hot spots' in three Canadian cities follows burgeoning trend in U.S. DAVE EBNER
(by Broadband Boy)
Microsoft's X-box integrated with broadband in Canada
This article is a little old, but still relevant for you console gamers ;) October 30, 2002 - Microsoft Corp. today announced that 10 U.S. and three Canadian broadband service providers will be the first to support the Microsoft? "Xbox(tm)...
USB vs Firewire article
Hello, I just posted a new article on the comparison of USB vs Firewire and would like some feedback of the article. You can read it
THT Upload/Download (is it backwards?)
2002-11-29 13:05:25 EST: 19 / 1428 Your download speed : 19506 bps, or 19 kbps. A 2.3 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 1428571 bps, or 1428 kbps. Your upload speed is much faster than down.. have you tweaked? Your connection hardly...
On the Road Again...
Mobile Satellite Dish ? Okay, clearly it's not moving mobile, I guess the correct term would be Stationary Mobile Satellite... The dish mounts to a roof of a minivan and uses a GPS to locate satellite and voila... internet and TV anywhere... Try...
(by Broadband Boy)
What would you like to see on the site?
Hello..... I would like to know what would you like to see added\taken off from this site. It would be a chance to get some ideas for the site. There will be more reviews coming soon and possibly hardware reviews. No not 20 page reviews like...
Dec 5th, 2002 by gnuman
Free Unix Shells available
The public-access unix system available at is open again for registration. Get familiar with unix and take advantage of the free tools available :) telnet to myshell.net and login as 'visitor' to create an account.
New service from Telsat???
New Satellite Service for Canada... Nimiq 2 Ready for Launch Canada, get ready for your next DBS satellite. The Nimiq 2 satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems for Telesat Canada, was shipped last week from...
(by Broadband Boy)
Maybe the petition against caps worked
Right from the horses mouth. "Saying that Sympatico has "always been the leader in educating customers," Mr. Cole said that "we're always listening. This is an example where a group has said we need some more, and so we delivered." ...
(by Bob Carrick)