Category Archives: Internet

My Streaming Media Solution

For the last few years I have been happily streaming content from my server to the TV’s at home. Finding Playstation Media Server was amazing. It handled HD .mkv files, transcoded files on the fly and worked like a champ with numerous customizations and features. When we moved from the condo to the house the… Read More »

My Twenty Eleven in Numbers

Following in the footsteps of the 2009 and 2010 year in reviews I wanted to continue the year end ritual. I am surprised by how much has stayed consistent (top artists, quietest online search month) but there were a few new trends I didn’t expect. Top 10 Google Queries 1. northlands park, edmonton 2. alberta… Read More »

My Attempt to Upgrade the Gallery

Between climbing a mountain and floating down a river last weekend Gord and I were talking about the Gallery software we use on our respective sites. He mentioned there was a new version of the software that featured some fancy upgrades. I thought the Gallery project was abandoned, but I guess development stopped on Gallery2… Read More »

My First Month With Telus and Optik TV

It has been a month with Optik TV, High Speed and Telephone service from Telus and I’m still as happy as I was when everything was hooked up. The honeymoon phase is over now and so to begins my first month of paying for the services. Television We are becoming accustomed to having TV again.… Read More »

My Shaw Consumption

As far as Shaw and I are concerned, we’re done. I returned my phone modem, received my final invoice and will have a cheque coming to me for the extra amount I paid. However, before all of my access was taken away I had a chance to log into the new MyShaw portal and take… Read More »