VPS Migration Hassle

Sorry, the site was down between Saturday and Monday due to my VPS provider (Crowncloud) doing migrations. They made my old IP the default gateway due to the way their ISPs merged the IP blocks. I was scrambling to change everything over and I believe all the sites hosted on this box are up.

Rogers Retention Ridiculousness

TLDR; Rogers internet 25% off “Extreme Plus” (45Mbps/4Mbps/150GB) for $69 per month.

Let me start out by saying that for the past year there has been ‘provisioning’ going on with Bell Canada preventing me from getting any service other than Rogers Cable internet.

I signed up 8 months ago for a student promotion for 8 months no contract:

25Mbps Download; 2Mbps Upload; 160GB Cap; $52 after tax

This just expired and to my shock the price went up to $90. (I am rounding to the nearest dollar)

Here were my options (after calling Bell who informed me that they are still provisioning) Continue reading

Rogers mobile speed test results with HTC One on LTE

HTC One

The new HTC One gets 10mbps download and 1.5mbps upload on Rogers network.

Being a Wind Mobile customer for more than a year and a half now, I have always been disappointed with their mobile speed (specifically the upload rate).

Today, I went to Vaughan Mills Mall where they had a display for the HTC One. After talking with the sales person for a few minutes, I convinced him to demonstrate the speed test for Rogers which he was using as a carrier for the new device. Continue reading