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Dec 27th, 2002 by THT_Barrie last post
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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)... (by Andem)
Dec 17th, 2002 by THT_Barrie last post
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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 (by gnuman)
Dec 17th, 2002 by THT_Barrie last post
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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... (by THT_Barrie)
Dec 16th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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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)
Dec 11th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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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... (by gnuman)
Dec 5th, 2002 by gnuman last post
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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. (by Andem)
Dec 3rd, 2002 by Broadband Boy last post
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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)
Nov 20th, 2002 by Broadband Boy last post
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DiRECWAY MONTHLY SPEED TEST- NOVEMBER 2002
Clear skies Here is the first of many posts for all those who are DSL/cable challenged: From www.pcpitstop.com Text Block Size 5000 KB (by Anonymous)
Nov 11th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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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)
Oct 30th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Sympatico changing it's caps
I have received a copy of this letter which was sent to Bell World Stores stating changes to how Sympatico uses their monthly caps. The caps are now going to be combined to one number for you to use upload or download as you so choose. "As of November... (by Bob Carrick)
Oct 29th, 2002 by Larry1on1 last post
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Satellite providers in Canada?
I know canadianisp lists some satellite providers in Canada, but there's gotta be more than that. I saw on Bell's site, they offer service through Bell Expressvu via DirecPC. Im sort of considering satellite, but I must evaluate all of my options. Also... (by Andem)
Oct 27th, 2002 by SumOfAllFears last post
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Favourite Browser?
I just wanted to see what everyone's favourite browser is.. I love galeon and opera for linux ;) (by Anonymous)
Oct 27th, 2002 by SumOfAllFears last post
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The Higher Technology
It's been two and a half weeks and the modem kit has still not arrived. I spoke to them a couple days ago and it has not even been sent yet when they promised 5 day delivery time! If its not here by Monday (today) or tommorow like they promised, I'm... (by Andem)
Oct 26th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Is anybody else using this forum?
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Oct 16th, 2002 by Vincent_2002 last post
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The Thing
General/Summary: "The Thing" is based upon the 1982 science fiction/horror movie by John Carpenter of the same name. Both deal with the discovery of a crashed alien vessel in the Antarctic at a research facility. When contact is lost with the base, two... (by Gamer)
Oct 14th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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ppoe question
Is there some program I can get to log my ppoe uptime and downtimes? (by Anonymous)
Oct 14th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone
*Gobble* *Gobble* *Gobble* ;) ;) ;) (by Andem)
Sep 28th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Playing SVCDs on my computer
I I have windows xp home edition, and I downloaded an svcd, what can I use to play it on my compuer (I have a 21" monitor so I have no need to actually burn it). Thanks (by JidoSpod)
Sep 27th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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Carnivore
Did anyone hear that the FBI's carnivore project might soon be getting the Axe by the guy incharge of that review board? I think this would be a good idea, but if it did get axed, the FBI would continue to run it, only now as classified, and they... (by JidoSpod)
Sep 11th, 2002 by czardogs last post
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Attention Windows XP Users
Attention Windows XP Users A little-known but critical vulnerability exists in Windows XP. It has recently been repaired in Service Pack 1. This vulnerability allows the files contained in any specified directory on your system to be deleted if... (by czardogs)
Sep 9th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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Rogers = Static IP?
I don't know why the corporate guys on Rogers said that the new Rogers service is "Dynamic in nature".. I've had the same ip since the day Rogers moved away from @Home. Dynamic ip? Uh uh. Even releasing the IP doesnt change it! No wonder they have a... (by Andem)
Sep 9th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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How to Overclock Laptop? Cpu and Video
Im looking to possibly overclock my laptop computer. Currently it is a 233mhz system with a crap neomagic video card.. Any links, guide or ideas on how I would do this are happily appreciated.. Also, my system is a ibm 380 series computer. (by Anonymous)
Sep 8th, 2002 by JidoSpod last post
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Large choice between video players
Adrenalin Ar1z Video Player ArmediaX Blaze Media Pro BoliGego Mediaplayer BS Player Cinematograph - also plays DVDs, VCDs and Quicktime Cinemax CVStudio - a software to manipulate and playback DivX with subtitles DivXini (by Lakeland)
Sep 8th, 2002 by Andem last post
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The Sims: Unleashed!
If you're a sims fan, be sure to check out "The Sims: Unleashed".. Now you'll have little furry critters running around your house barking! LOL! Very clever game ;) (by Gamer)
Sep 6th, 2002 by Andem last post
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Interviews on lawful access
Check out the post and live interview about the lawful access law at the post in politics. (by Andem)
Sep 6th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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XP Fault!!! HELP!
hello, i'm having a few problems, and i wished to ask for advice. my system seems to crash randomly while playing games or even 3dmark 2001. It will either just crash to the desktop, or lock up. lately, most the times it CTD's it doesn't offer an error... (by Anonymous)
Sep 4th, 2002 by Anonymous last post
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Mp3's with breaks of silents
Why is it that some of the songs I have been downloading have 15-20 second breaks in the middle, and how can I avoid this. I have only started having this problem since I started using Kazaa. ~Tony (by Anonymous)
Sep 4th, 2002 by JidoSpod last post
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Slashdot: Competing (Commercial) Visions For The Internet Fu
Posted by timothy on Monday August 26, @06:18PM from the there's-not-even-a-free-snack dept. Stirland writes: "This article in today's NYTimes says that AOL's new plan focussed on creating content for broadband could have cable companies over a... (by Cyberm4n)
Sep 1st, 2002 by JidoSpod last post
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LEECHERS RESPECT YOUR CAPS!
I dont see how you can really SAY "its my right to download anything I want no matter how much it is" ISPs always have and will always continue to pay for their network traffic and usage. Its a fact, so get rid of your arrogance and remember, you're in... (by JidoSpod)
Sep 1st, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Sympatico bill!!!
I just got a sympatico bill of $81.00!!!!! Screw those greedy bastards to hell.. They are all out to rob you blind. (by Anonymous)
Aug 31st, 2002 by Andem last post
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Warcraft III
General/Summary: Blizzard has done it again. First I playied warcraft 2. That was a really great game. I playied for about a year and playied it even more when they came out with a b.net edtion. After warcraft 2 i found out diablo 2. I have been playing... (by Gamer)
Aug 28th, 2002 by frubsen last post
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Proposal on "Lawful Access", turning your ISP in t
Ive been asked over the last day or so by a few people / organizations to put together my thoughts on the Governments proposal on Lawful Access and have been asked to maybe take those thoughts to the Government. So Im starting with my thoughts, a... (by Bob Carrick)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Bob Carrick last post
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New Article on turning your ISP in to Spies
New article with a few comments from me in it. (by Bob Carrick)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Shmad last post
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SOFII: Disappointment
So far, single player has only been mediocre (I am on the level right after rescuing Sam). The enemies move unproportionally fast like the budget shooter Shadow Force Razor Unit, (come on, these guys are not like Michael Johnson). Also, they throw too... (by Anonymous)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Andem last post
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ICEWIND DALE 2
Icewind Dale hit the role-playing scene of 2000 at what turned out to be exactly the wrong moment. Sandwiched uncomfortably between quick-click blast-em-up Diablo II, and D&D stablemate Baldurs Gate II, it sank into restless obscurity while the hordes of... (by Andem)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Andem last post
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EDonkey
Does anybody use Edonkey 2000? I found it is a very good file sharing program. Very helpful in finding files. (by Klaus)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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From Freshmeat: MP3 terms demands $0.75 per decoder
New MP3 License Terms Demand $0.75 Per Decoder Posted by chrisd on Tuesday August 27, @03:27PM from the good-thing-ogg-is-up-to-speed dept. Götz writes "The licensing terms of Thomson and the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, who are the owners of the mp3... (by Cyberm4n)
Aug 28th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Medal of Honour: Allied Assault
Nihilists! F*** me! I mean, say what you like about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude. At least its an ethos! Walter Sobchak (John Goodman), The Big Lebowski Walters right: nihilists can be a pain, especially if the World Trade... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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Civilization 3: Large Review
General/Summary: I have been a very big Civilization fan all the way back when since I played the first one on an old Amiga. I had it on SNES as well years later and I had 3 versions of Civilization 2 on my PC. When I heard the news of Civilization 3 I... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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Deltaforce - Taskforce Dagger
General/Summary: This is a simple, fun game that's better that DeltaForce: Landwarrior. You get to ride in a Black Hawk helicopter into a city snipering Afghanis while your friend runs through the city. It's a game you can be really drunk and play. If... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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Star Wars: Jedi Knight 2 -- Jedi Outcast
General/Summary: All I want to say is that this is possibly one of the greatest games ever to be put out by LUCASART. It is great. Great Graphics. Great Items. Great Weapons. Great Characters + enemys and more. It is great because you have the ability to... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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Wizardry 8
Games boasting to be years in the making typically look and feel so far behind the curve that they need walkers and pacemakers just to get to retail shelves. Here, then, is Wizardry 8, five years in development and worth every moment of the wait. ... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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Fifa 2002
Every year its the same: hype over the latest tweaks; fanboy anticipation; and ultimately, acceptance of an admittedly great product always seemingly flawed in some way. While Im still going to gripe about tiny nuances and bugs, I must say, FIFA 2002 is... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Gamer last post
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WWIII: Black Gold
Any retail cachet that World War III might enjoy in the wake of the war on terrorism is utterly undeserved. This hodge-podge of ground skirmishes fails to provide anything like the high stakes and realism promised on the box. In standard 3D RTS style,... (by Gamer)
Aug 27th, 2002 by Cyberm4n last post
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Subtitle Site
Does anyone have a good subtitle link? I've used divxsubtitles.net before, but it really doesnt have many italian links :( Suggestions? (by Anonymous)