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First Look: Upgrading your home theatre audio with VIZIO Sound Bars

by Blogger on ‎09-16-2014 09:24 PM - last edited on ‎09-17-2014 10:28 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s not every day you welcome a whole new brand into your world, but that’s what Future Shop has done with VIZIO, putting a whole range of new home theatre products the fingertips of Canadians from coast to coast. One category with plenty of choice: sound bars! Let’s see how VIZIO measures up.

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Review: Philips Hue Lux and Iris smart lights for your home

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 09:58 PM - last edited on ‎09-17-2014 10:31 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Retrofitting your home’s lighting is perhaps the least invasive form of renovation available to you, and your Wi-Fi network is one of the biggest reasons why. Philips Hue is a family of LED lights that can turn any of 16 million colours, adding more than just hues and shades, but entirely different settings, moods and ambience to any room. While I’ve looked at the Hue Starter Kit, Bloom and LightStrips already, the Iris and Lux are two more unique members to add to the list.

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Make your home smarter than ever before with Works with Nest Integration!

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 09:45 PM - last edited on ‎09-17-2014 10:36 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The automated and integrated home for everyone is closer than you think. Thanks to Google, Nest, and a handful of forward-looking partners, you can integrate more into your home than ever. Let’s take a look at the pieces and how they fit together.

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Future Shop is celebrating the exciting launch of VIZIO televisions and home audio equipment in Canada by hosting a Twitter Party this week. VIZIO is well known in the United States for its amazing high quality and reasonably priced home theatre equipment. However, many Canadians do not know much about VIZIO. This Twitter party will enable Canadians to ask questions about VIZIO and to learn about the technology that this company is finally bringing to homes across this country. It will also present an opportunity for one participant to win a new VIZIO TV. Read on for more details:

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Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters I&II Future Shop Exclusive SteelBook comes out Sept 16th

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 11:43 AM - last edited on ‎09-17-2014 10:46 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Future Shop is pleased to present the Ghostbusters I & II double feature Blu-ray SteelBook. This stunning SteelBook is super limited at 800 units in all of North America making this a highly collectible product to add to your collection

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Preview: Nikon D750 HD-SLR Camera

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 09:26 AM - last edited on ‎09-15-2014 04:11 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Nikon’s HD-SLR family has expanded with the release of the new D750, an FX-format camera that blends professional-level photo quality with easy-to-use video features. We’ve got your first look here.

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Cookware 101: How to pick the best cookware set

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 07:23 AM - last edited on ‎09-15-2014 03:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Cookware might be the home item you spend the most on.  After all, in terms of price, it can be right up there with your sofa and your bed.  If you've walked past a display of kitchen cookware, you know there's a ton of choices out there, not to mention colours, metals and styles galore.  So what do you need to know before making the investment?  Class is assembling for Cookware 101 ...

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Review: Pebble Steel brings style options to smart watches

by Blogger on ‎09-14-2014 07:33 AM - last edited on ‎09-15-2014 04:17 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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While the original Pebble smart watch offered users a range of colours, the polycarbonate enclosure looked and felt more casual, rugged and sporty, specially with the included rubber bracelet. While Pebble maintained the guts of their original device, they created a more sophisticated-looking line of Pebble Steel watches. 

 

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Improve action shots with the right lens.

by Blogger on ‎09-12-2014 11:38 PM - last edited on ‎09-16-2014 09:33 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The power of a Canon Digital SLR makes ‘getting the shot’something that you expect every time you press the shutter button. For fans of fast action and and sports, getting that shot can be a priceless moment. With the right lenses from Canon you can close the gap, and put yourself right into the action, all without ever leaving your seat. We’ve got three lenses that will change the way you shoot.

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amiibo will bring your favourite Nintendo characters to life

by Blogger ‎09-12-2014 03:50 PM - edited ‎09-12-2014 03:50 PM

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This fall marks a significant milestone for Nintendo, with the company ambitiously rolling out their new line of interactive figures, called amiibo. Based on some of the most recognizable and beloved Nintendo characters of all-time, amiibo figures will let you interact with Nintendo games in fun new ways. Come take a look at what the excitement is all about!

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Official: VIZIO now available at Future Shop across Canada

by Blogger on ‎09-12-2014 05:02 AM - last edited on ‎09-12-2014 09:51 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The wait is over. VIZIO Smart TVs and audio products are now officially available across all Future Shop locations across Canada and online at www.futureshop.ca.

 

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Pre-Order Mortal Kombat X to play as the legendary Goro

by Blogger ‎09-11-2014 08:50 PM - edited ‎09-12-2014 09:01 AM

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios have announced that Mortal Kombat X, the next entry in the critically-acclaimed fighting game series, will launch worldwide on April 15, 2015. Moreover, fans who pre-order the game online on FutureShop.ca, or in-store at Future Shop locations across Canada, will receive day one access to the four-armed Shokan warrior, Goro. Read on for all the details:

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Use Tools that Help with Cash Flow Management

by Blogger ‎09-11-2014 09:38 AM - edited ‎09-11-2014 02:17 PM

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As important as sales are to a business, positive cash flow management is just as vital. Cash is king, as they say. New features in Sage 50 Accounting 2015 can help with your cashflow management 

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Several Key Considerations When Buying A New Dishwasher

by Blogger on ‎09-10-2014 08:28 AM - last edited on ‎09-11-2014 01:23 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

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I've posted articles on Dishwashers before, such as THIS ONE on some very nice Bosch branded washers and THIS more general article on the virtues of portable appliances. Today, however, I examine several key factors to consider when preparing to buy a new dishwasher. As with the purchase of any large household appliance, there are a number of things one ought to consider before buying, but sometimes we get so caught up in the excitement of enhancing our home that we overlook something important and end up later regretting our purchase decision. This blog therefore is dedicated to the hope of not overlooking some key consideration, and thus choosing the best possible appliance the first time around. So read on for a few thoughts on what I consider to be key points to consider when buying a new dishwasher.

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Overview: Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch event

by Blogger ‎09-10-2014 06:33 AM - edited ‎09-10-2014 02:44 PM

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I was in Cupertino earlier today for a monumental Apple product launch which saw the release of various exciting products and services. Starting with brand new iPhones 6 and iPhone 6 plus announcements, Apple went all out to demo its mobile payments solution as well as their much anticipated wearable, the Apple Watch.

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