Category: Business

Netflix: a user evaluates the Canadian experience

By Tim Teatro:

My review of the Canadian Netflix experience has generated some passionate discussion. In it, I complain that Canadian content was noticeably absent from the Canadian Netflix library. Users have made points both in support of and in condemnation of Netflix’s Canadian offering. Most of the comments have little sympathy for Netflix – even though Netflix did quite well in our reader poll …

Why the Slingbox is still cool

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s not often that a gadget or gizmo can turn three years old and still be cool without having a single hardware upgrade. The Slingbox’s Pro-HD model first came out in 2008, and though it hasn’t changed at all since, it still proves to be a nice addition to anyone’s tech lineup.

The power of community – a personal defining moment

By Hessie Jones

I have told this story several times and each time I get an incredible reaction to it. It was, as Oprah would call it, “my defining moment” when I came to realize my life’s next calling.

When it comes to cell phones and Internet service don’t accept the Status Quo

By Mark Orton

I am tired of being buried with cell phone promos. Commercials, ads, brochures, and mail everywhere I turn, extolling the virtues of what they offer. If you’re like me you’ve ignored them, because let’s face it we get comfortable with what we have. But as I found out comfort can cost you money.