Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Joy TV Winnipeg being renamed to Hope TV

On October 24th 2013  Joy TV Winnipeg is being rebranded as Hope TV.  The channel will appear in the Bell TV online program guide as HOPE  channel 591, the channel features Christian Ministries inspirational programs. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

MacBook Pro and OS X Mavericks

OS X Mavericks 

Apples latest desktop operating system for Mac features:

  • Increased battery life and performance
  • "Compressed Memory" system - 6 Gb of data in 4Gb of RAM
  • Improved graphics management with an increase in video memory capacity
  • 1.8x faster playback and better multi screen usage
  • Apps - iBooks, iCloud, iCloud Keychain
  • Notification
  • Tags
  • Multiple Display capability
  • Interactive Notifications
  • Price - FREE

Users with Mountain Lion or later OS can upgrade today (22 Oct 2013) How to upgrade to Mavericks

MacBook Pro

13" MBP with Retina Display base model features:

  • OS X Mavericks
  • Up to 9 hours battery life
  • 3.46 lb weight
  • 0.71inches thick
  • 4th Generation Haswell core chip
  • Iris Pro Graphics
  • 24 GHz dual core i5
  • 13.3 inch diagonal display
  • 4GB DRAM
  • 128GB SSD
  • Price - $1299.00
  • Available - 22nd October 2013

15" MBP with Retina Display base model features:

  • OS X Mavericks
  • Up to 8 hours battery life
  • 4.46 lb weight
  • 0.71inches thick
  • 4th Generation Crystalwell core chip
  • Iris Pro Graphics
  • 20 GHz quad core i7
  • 15.4 inch diagonal display
  • 8GB DRAM
  • 156GB SSD
  • Price - $1999.00
  • Available - 22nd October 2013
But don't take our word for it do your own MacBook Pro Comparison

Both MacBook Pro models come loaded with Apps and programs you'd expect with a few new innovations like easy access to styles, fonts and effects. New Mac purchasers can get the latest version of iLife for free. Existing Mac users should visit Apple's website to find out if you are eligible to upgrade to newer versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote for free.

iPad Air launched, so thin you won't believe your eyes

iPad Air - "The Power of lightness"

Apple having sold this month their 170 millionth iPad and as there are now some 475,000 iPad specific apps available, Apple's Phil Schiller today (22nd October 2013) presented, at the Yerba Bueba Center for the Arts in San Francisco, the latest offerings from Apple :

The thin (7.5mm) and lightweight (1lb) iPad Air featuring :

M7 motion processor
A7 Chip
5MP iSight Camera
HD front FaceTime camera
1080p HD Video
Dual microphone
MIMO support
Upto10 hours of battery life
Retina display
Reduced bezel size
Two models :

1)  Retina display 16GB Wi-Fi
     Price - $499.00

2) Retina display 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

    Price - $629.00

A screen and back cover will also be on sale for $69.00
Both will ship in Canada 1st November 2013.  

The New iPad Mini 16GB Wi-Fi model featuring : 

7.9" screen
Retina display
A7 Chip
Screen only cover  - $39
Screen and back covers protector - $79.00Price - $399

Apple anticipate the iPad Mini launch for "later in November"

The original iPad Mini price is being reduced to $299

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Free Channels Bell TV-FibeTV October 2013

October 2013 Bell And Fibe TV channels on free preview are :

Cottage Life
Satellite Channel COTT 641 and COTTG 1730 in HD
Fibe TV Channel COTT 641 and COTTG 1641 in HD
Ends 4th November 2013

DEJA Satellite Channel 636
DEJA Fibe TV Channel 636
Ends 31st October 2013

Sportsnet 360
SN360 satellite and Fibe TV channel 410
360 HD satellite and Fibe TV channel 1410
Ends 31st October 2013

Satellite Channel 190 and in HD Channel 1865
Ends13th October 2013

Update 7 October 2013:
EVA HD channel 1864 also on free preview until 3rd November 2013