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Canadian Streaming TV Guide

Because there is no Hulu in Canada,  in the past I have written about various, albeit limited, online TV streaming resources available to Canadians (see, for example here and here).  Today I received an email from Seppo Sahrakorpi of Pilvi Computing announcing his new ‘Streaming Guide’ which links to all the disparate TV streaming offerings

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Zappos Canada Shuts Down

I have long lamented the myriad products and services available to our American friends that, for a large variety of reasons, have never made their way to Canada.  Zappos Canada was one of the rare exceptions. Sadly, as I turned to Zappos Canada to order a pair of running shoes today I found this depressing

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How to Get U.S.-only iPhone Apps with Hotspot Shield

With a few easy steps that take only minutes to complete, iPhone users the world round can get access to some (but not all) of the iPhone Apps that are only available in the U.S.. I’m surprised it took me so long to try this.  I just used it to d0wnload the Lose It! which

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Canada’s CTV Puts Full Primetime TV Episodes Online

Canada’s CTV Network hast recently started putting full-length episodes of prime TV shows online. CTV is one of Canada’s three major television networks. It carries about half of the major U.S. primetime shows in Canada. Global carries the other half. The new service is available here (see the ‘Watch Online at CTV.ca’ heading to the

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XBox 360 Teases with Temporary MSNBC iVoD in Canada

I recently read Brent Evans’ ZNF post on Vista Media Center’s (‘MC’) new MSNBC video on demand service. As with virtually every-other Internet-related video distribution announcement these days, I fully expected this service not to be available in Canada. Here’s a typical message I get when I try to access this type of MC functionality

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E3 2008 Sony: Movie-TV Service Launch - Not Much More

  Sony Movie and TV Service: The biggest ‘news’ of the Sony press event was the U.S. launch, today, of the previously announced (see here) video service. Sony, Fox, MGM, Lion’s Gate, Warner, Disney, Paramount and Turner Entertainment have partnered with Sony to provide movie and TV content for the on-demand download service. The system

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iTunes Movie Rentals Come to Canada

Starting today (press release), Apple Canada is making movie (and some TV show) downloads available to Canadians through the Canadian iTunes store. Apple says 1200 titles are available at launch, including 200 ‘high-def’ titles. Despite Canadian dollar parity, as usual Canadians will pay more per rental ($4.99 for new releases, $3.99 for older titles) than