[podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CTR9.mp3[/podcast] The Netflix Effect: Results From A Revealing Study in Canada The federal government is appealing a court’s ruling that ordered it to make its websites accessible to visually impaired users Microsoft Surface 2.0 Coming to RBC Bell announces a new iptv service Shaw’s wireless launch is delayed Another wifi in schools story like we… Continue reading Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 9 – Netflix, CRTC, Shaw
This week – in a bid to stay relevant to consumers – CRTC made a couple of good decisions; the cell phone industry still sucks; wifi wackos and Google acquisitions. Canada avoids broadband duopolies, keeps line-sharing alive In a decision that’s most relevant to Eastern Canadians – where telecom competitions actually exists – the CRTC… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games
Last week I was stuck at O’hare overnight. I noticed a bunch of large signs proclaiming “free wi-fi terminal wide.” Upon trying to connect to the internet, I discovered that these hotspots were run by boingo and only “free” for customers of certain telcos. While I feel that wifi is an amenity that should always… Continue reading Boingo: The Best $10 I’ve Ever Spent
I am presently writing this post from Mozilla Thunderbird. The latest behind the scenes addition to my awesome website. Inspired by my recent adventures in moblogging, I wrote a script to check a specific (supersecret) email box for new mail. The mail is then parsed for relevant data (thanks to Ian for pointing pointing out… Continue reading Eureka!
I came across an interesting bug with the windows xp sp2 “wireless zero configuration” (WZC) client interface while working on a clients network earlier this evening. This client was experiencing a rather odd problem (my favorite kind): she had two computers connected to the same wireless network, both were able to surf just fine, but… Continue reading Windows XP Super Poop Too