Category Archives: Technology Amazes Us

That was a bit of a shocker…

I called Rogers yesterday.  I have my phone through a business account since my employer arranged for discounted plans with Rogers.  I wanted to move my Rogers Hub over to my business plan.  In doing so, I’d save 30%. So, … Continue reading

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Cheaper internet, I found it… :)

I have canceled some streaming services that I was using in order to cut down on my data usage.  Netflix, unfortunately, is gone.  I didn’t use it a lot, maybe 2-3 times a month, but at 3-4GB per hour for … Continue reading

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Too much data…

As I have written, I canceled my satellite internet service that I had with Xplornet.  It was OK in the second half of August, the delays were tolerable if not irritating.  It was a bit slow, again due to latency … Continue reading

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DSL, well, no, you can’t have it…

Yesterday, I reported that I was getting DSL service through an Ontario company called VMedia.  It was a good deal, under $70 per month for unlimited DSL service, 50mbps down, 10mbps up. Shortly after signing up, I got an email … Continue reading

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DSL where I am? Sounds like it…

As I have mentioned, I have canceled my internet with Xplornet.  I was using their satellite system and in heavy cloud cover, I had intermittent internet, at best.  That doesn’t work when I use internet for my work and need … Continue reading

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A new vehicle…

I have been thinking of replacing my vehicle for a bit.  It is running fine, but it is getting older, it is a 2008 and it has 125k km.  Not a lot, not for a 9 year old vehicle, but it … Continue reading

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Telecom

I decided it was time for a phone upgrade.  Not sure why, I guess it comes down to the fact that I like to try to be up to date with technology.  I moved to Android quite a few years … Continue reading

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Sleep?

Sleep?  Who needs it?  Well, I guess we all do.  I have a SmartWatch, generic brand, bought it on Wish.com and it isn’t particularly smart.  Anyway, I discovered that it does have a sleep monitoring app on it, so I … Continue reading

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Did you restart?

I have been having issues recently with my Nexus 6 Android phone sending and receiving MMS messages.  Those, for the non-technical in the crowd, are pictures and what not sent via text messaging.  No one could send me pictures, the … Continue reading

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An “easy” payment…

Months ago, I made an enquiry into purchasing the domain, darcy.ca. It is being sold by an online holding company of some sort, based out of California. I wasn’t sure what the owners would want for it, can’t hurt asking, … Continue reading

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