Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 9 – Netflix, CRTC, Shaw

[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

Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games

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

Boingo: The Best $10 I’ve Ever Spent

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