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  • My TV is not an HD TV, how do I make it HD?

    This guide is for people who have an “old school” analog TV and are looking for ways to make it compatible with HD signals. You cannot “turn a non HD TV into an HD TV” because of the physical limitations of your TV’s screen, but you can use converters to make HD signal compatible with […]

  • how to subscribe to Amazon Prime outside of the US

    Amazon Prime has been progressively beefing up their digital offering, and the service is much more than just 2 day free delivery nowadays. The service has become quite interesting even for people who are not physically located in the US. Unfortunately, Amazon have been restricting prime subscriptions to people with a US credit card… until […]

  • So this is it. I cancelled my Netflix subscription

    It’s not going to be a big surprise to the “regular” readers of this blog: I just cancelled my Netflix subscription, in favor of … Amazon Prime. I’ve toyed with the idea of keeping both services simultaneously, but it didn’t make economical sense for me to keep the two services: Amazon prime offers a very […]

  • Review: VidOn Box – An Android XBMC box at a great price, with some promising features

    Review: VidOn Box – An Android XBMC box at a great price, with some promising features

    I was sent the VidOn box for a review a few weeks ago. I must apologize to the people at VidOn here for the time it took me to get to this review, as the box reached my place almost 2 weeks ago. There are literally hundreds of TV set top boxes on the market […]

  • 10 awesome movies & shows available on Netflix Canada, that you wish you had on Netflix US

    Yesterday I wanted to watch Netflix Canada because I wanted to show “Batman : The animated series” to my young son. A quick change in my unblock-us settings, and we were watching the show on my PS4. I have been regularly switching to Netflix France recently, because my son enjoys “Tintin”, and because Netflix France […]

  • Review: UnoTelly (smart DNS service to unlock geo restrictions)

    People reading this blog are probably already familiar with smart DNS services, and geo restrictions in general. For those who are not, let’s summarize: Many streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant video, etc… are restricted to specific regions (very often, but not only, the US). If you are not physically present in these […]

  • Comment regarder Netflix France depuis le Québec

    (This article is in French a its main audience is French-speaking people. We remain an English-based website though 🙂 ) Netflix a été lancé en France il y a quelques semaines, et contient un catalogue intéressant pour les francophones. Malheureusement, Netflix a mis en place des restrictions geographiques sur l’accès à leur service, et il […]

  • How to Access Netflix’s hidden movie list. Tons of additional blockbusters available in one click

    Although this trick might be obvious to many of our seasoned readers, I tested yesterday a feature of unblock-us that let me enjoy many more movies that are not “officially” on their streaming list. Unblock-us is a service that caters mostly to expats or people trying to avoid IP checks, but they offer an additional […]

  • The best TV set top boxes/sticks for this holiday season

    The Black Friday / Cyber Monday / Christmas shopping season is upon us, with more gadgets than ever available to choose from. A smart TV box might be a great holiday present for your loved ones and family. They are reasonably cheap, many of them are extremely intuitive to use (so that I would trust […]

  • Sony’s Playstation TV disappoints

    The Sony Playstation TV was released in the US a few weeks ago, and so far the reviews seem to picture it as an underwhelming device. Looking at the titles of the reviews alone paints a sad picture for Sony’s latest device: Small in size, smaller in scope (IGN) Gaming power needs some tweaks (mashable) […]