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PS: the tethering hack works with 3GS, too

PS: notice how my carrier is listed at top left as “kiwi”? That amuses me no end, as this hardware is (as the Capacity number confirms) the 32GB iPhone 3G S not the original 3G that I jailbroke. Nobody has … Continue reading

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Rogers Schmogers

Well, tonight around 6pm I lost my internet connexion. I’m mighty pissed off – still waiting for a signal four hours plus later. After waiting for over 50 minutes on telephone hold, I was told by a harried customer service … Continue reading

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Rogers 3G: not so fast

An interesting little app from the App Store (ie, legit) called speedtest revealed that Rogers is not especially speedy. But even one tenth of my home speeds is not too shabby. An illegitimate (but non-free) app named Intelliscreen is really … Continue reading

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Rogers dropped data prices – at last!

A week and a half ago, Rogers finally responded to serious competitive pressure and dropped the price of its [EDGE] data plans. Rogers data plans are still not competitive with US data plans, but they are now a lot more … Continue reading

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WiTopia: freedom from Rogers TV

Canadians have been crying in our beers for many moons about the fact that most internet TV is actually US internet TV. The entertainment companies claim that their US-only restriction is for copyright reasons. Yeah right… Last month I finally … Continue reading

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Rogers finally announces iPhone for Canada

According to the Toronto Star, http://www.thestar.com/Business/article/419503 the iPhone is going to debut this summer on Rogers’ network. This announcement surprises no-one interested in owning an iPhone in Canada…! What would be impressive would be Rogers finally dropping their data pricing … Continue reading

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Data ceiling

Twice in the last few months I’ve gotten hammered on data overage fees, just for using my iPhone. Google Maps seems to be particularly greedy, as of course is YouTube (which I rarely watch, but it’s always popular with kids … Continue reading

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Rogers got speedier

My internet connexion has gotten faster, after the last fix-it guy cut noise by putting better filters on the line in from the high utility pole out the back. I am now getting historically impressive throughput: Man, I think I … Continue reading

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