Update: I am sorry to report that Tunlr is no longer supporting Netflix. See their blog for more info. If you know of another FREE DNS service please leave a comment. My friend Ron tipped me off to this free DNS service that allows you to watch Netflix (and other US geo-restricted content) outside of … Continue reading Watching US Netflix in Canada, now easier than ever!
My desk neighbour showed up to work this morning with a brand new iPhone 4S. He let me play around with Siri a bit. Looks like Siri is not fully functional in Canada. Referencing location (eg. "Where am I?") results in an error message stating that directions and maps are unavailable in Canada. Update: Now with … Continue reading Siri Can’t Map Canada
My friend @iamhabitat on twitter just pointed out that Siri is not listed as one of the features on Apple Canada's iPhone 4S page. Does this imply that the feature will not be available in Canada? How disappointing would that be?! I had assumed that it would. I guess we'll find out when iOS5 comes … Continue reading Will Siri Work In Canada?
This just in, the government plans to overturn the CRTC's UBB ruling!!!!11!! This is great news! But the fight is not over. Lost in all the reddit posts and media buzz is the fact that there is currently nothing stopping any ISP from charging their retail customers bandwidth overages. The fight is not over, but hopefully the … Continue reading UBB Hoopla
I listen to a fair few tech podcasts every week, I often find myself quite frustrated by the US-centric nature of the stories they cover. While most of the major tech stories have global implications, just as many - if not more - are about US companies and issues. In an attempt to keep myself … Continue reading Canadian Tech News Round-Up