Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, Fido & Telus discussion
Feb 29th, 2008
Melanie Joly Can’t Seem to Quit the Idea of an Internet Tax
Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly seemingly put the prospect of an Internet tax to bed when she launched her Creative Canada report last month. Throughout the year-and-a-half consultation, there were persistent rumours that an Internet tax was being...
Oct 28th, 2017 by Hoid
Walmart self check out
I am pro Walmart self checkout. If I have two or three things I can get out of there way faster doing it myself. Same at Home Depot. I should get a discount for performing the work they otherwise have to pay someone to do. But I don't get a discount. ...
Got an email about a breach with Disqus. They told me to change my password which I did. Anybody else know anything about this and what it means?
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Oct 7th, 2017 by Durry
Loss internet connection
Dear ! I have just run this program earlier and after the desk top reboot I could not connect to the internet. I have run a check on my computer found the the IP address show 0.0.0.0.0. what has happened? I have called the service provider the...
Cloud Computing in Aviation
Many airlines today are inclined to hosted or outsourcing Revenue Accounting service to reduce capital and operating expenses by automating business processes, and adopting “as-a-service” cloud delivery models. When such a new airline signs contract,...
Sublime submarines: How sea warfare could look in 2067
Fish-shaped torpedoes and dissolving parts could be examples of how submarine warfare could look in 50 years' time. Young British scientists and engineers from UKNEST, which promotes science, engineering and ...
Aug 15th, 2017 by tay
Section 8 of the Charter, Smartphones, Child Porn, Privacy
'The question is simply, do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in your device at the Canadian border?'— Rob Currie, Dalhousie University law professor The details of the Manitoba case have become increasingly familiar to lawyers across the...
Aug 8th, 2017 by Walter
Chromecast or Roku
I am getting rid of my satellite TV dish, too many stations I will never watch, and have narrowed my choices to Chromecast or Roku to replace the dish. Any reviews from current or erstwhile users of these two streaming systems is appreciated.
Aug 6th, 2017 by B00Mer
Luxury Off Road Tank
Luxury Off Road Tank This is a must have on the Christmas list.. The Ripsaw Luxury Off Road Tank will let you do almost anything you can imagine even in the harshest terrain. If you ever played Mass Effect, you probably remember Mako. This iconic...
Aug 4th, 2017 by Cliffy
The World in 2030 & 2040 - do we survive?
By 2030, China will have almost tripled its gross domestic product (GBP), India will have overtaken Japan as the world's fourth biggest ... RbsUc_rwttQ
Aug 3rd, 2017 by B00Mer
Step Into the Future at the Worlds Fair Nano
Step Into the Future at the Worlds Fair Nano Imagine this All of your favorite Carl Sagan disciples and TED Talk hosts gather together to build an interactive theme park....
Jul 26th, 2017 by B00Mer
Need a Bridge in a hurry?
Troops from the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Lithuania, the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, and the 15th Mechanized Brigade conduct a water crossing operation utilizing M3 Amphibious Rigs in Rukla, Lithuania, during Saber Strike...
Jul 25th, 2017 by B00Mer
Google Wants to Make the Internet Faster.
Google Wants to Make the Internet Faster. CONGESTION CONTROL As technology continues to advance at unprecedented speed, it sometimes seems as though the internet cant seem to...
Jul 22nd, 2017 by tay
Coal vs renewables.
Lets debate coal vs renewables. I say that coal is our future. We already have hundreds of years worth of coal mapped out, and thats only what we have found already. As we mine for it, we'll uncover more. It seems like every time there are market or...
Jul 20th, 2017 by Cliffy
Social Media Driving Americans Nutso
I only check in on this forum plus my emails every now and then. That's about it. I don't even own an IPhone...never texted a message before either. I know, I'm...
(by Hoof Hearted)
Hmmm... My only question. Do you use Vaseline, or WD-40? ;)
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Facebook Surpasses 2 Billion Users
The Beatles- "All the lonely people, where do they all come from?" I don't do Facebook. It's the one place you get to meet everyone you've purposely ignored your whole life...all on one page. I only have a small circle of friends in real life. I...
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Jun 5th, 2017 by Murphy
Anyone on a VoIP plan?
My prepaid Telus plan costs me CAD 100.00/year for a local mobile number with 400 local anytime minutes and 400 texts. My Telus data add-on costs me CAD 10.00/month for 100 mb of data. My Skype plan costs me CAD 4.00/month (with a 15% discount if I...
Toyota building a flying car
Toyota building a flying car Yuri Kageyama, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Saturday, June 03, 2017 12:51 PM EDT ...
May 25th, 2017 by MHz
I screwed up again
I have this secret caller ,an embezzlement caller,who wants me to etransfer him money in exchange for my missing dog, well he called again and for whatever reason he hung on me Just like out of the movies,but through this strange maze of all sorts of...
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May 14th, 2017 by B00Mer
"Minority Report" a little more fact than fiction.
Software That Reads Emotions Could Be Used to Catch Criminals Before They Act VZnWnbFUJqQ RECOGNIZING VIOLENCE IN FACES A Russian firm called NTechLab has created a software that, when used in tandem with surveillance cameras, can detect emotions...
May 4th, 2017 by B00Mer
Cable companies sue 'free TV' Android box vendors
The ads are enticing: The promise of "Free TV" and the chance to "Say goodbye to cable bills forever." So it's no surprise Canada's cable giants are targeting upstart dealers selling loaded Android TV boxes. The devices enable users to access pirated...