I imagine, many of you, like me, don’t have the time to watch all the TV shows that you want when they’re on the air (assuming you get those channels in the first place). Nor do you necessarily remember to set your PVR (if you have one) to record everything you’re going to miss.
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Much to the joy of many geeks and scientists and probably investors, IBM’s supercomputer Watson, cleaned-up on the latest Jeopardy! challenge, obliterating the 2 most renowned players, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, to claim the $1 million-dollar charity-bound prize and bragging rights to the title of world’s best. But with the incredible advancements in computing technology and artificial intelligence, the outcome was elementary, or was it?
For those who have embraced the hoopla and hype, your first chance to buy a 3D television is almost here. On March 26, Future Shop stores will begin selling Samsung 3D HDTVs and accessories, marking the first availability of a major manufacturer’s 3D TVs in Canada.
But being the first person on the block to watch 3D Blu-ray movies or play 3D video games will come with a cost – the Samsung 3D TVs start at $2499.99 for the 40-inch LED model, $2,899.99 for the 46-inch model and $3,199.99 for a higher-end 46-inch model that includes LED local dimming, a backlight feature that improves contrast. Other models ranging in price up to $5,500 will also be available, as will plasma 3D TVs.
Sometimes adding a new feature can make a lot of people angry.
This seems to be the case with Rogers Cable’s “Quickstart” menu that has been rolled out to customers in Ontario. My cable boxes received the update earlier this week and it took me all of 30 seconds to join the chorus of angry subscribers!