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Review: Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 35x Optical Zoom Digital Camera

by Blogger ‎04-16-2014 09:15 PM - edited ‎04-16-2014 09:15 PM

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You’re in a weird place: your smartphone takes snaps that can only be described as “alright” and your point and shoot isn’t really fitting the bill. You want something easy – easy to handle, easy to use. You’re not keen on a DSLR because they’re a little more complex than you want (and you don’t feel like carrying extra lenses with you) and you’re looking for solid value for your dollar. 

 

In short: you’re looking for something like the Sony Cybershot DSC-H300. Let’s take a look at it together.

 

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Beautiful Diamonds Are Now Available at Future Shop!

by Blogger on ‎04-16-2014 01:46 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 03:49 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Exciting news from Future Shop! A hand picked selection of beautiful diamonds (including infinity diamond necklaces, stud earrings, and 11 different styles of rings) is now available exclusively online at the Future Shop website. There are some truly stunning pieces available, and all of them at a great value! I was really surprised when I first heard the news of Future Shop carrying diamonds (and other gemstones), but for anyone who loves jewelry—or simply appreciates beautiful things—this is great news! If you'd like to see some of the great stones, styles, and designs that are now available, just click on through.

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How to Connect Stereo Speakers to Your TV

by Blogger on ‎04-16-2014 08:11 AM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 09:18 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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So you bought a great new TV.  Congratulations! When the salesperson asked you about speakers, did you think, “I’ve spent enough money today, no thanks! And besides, TVs COME WITH speakers built right in!” The thing is, factory speakers on many TVs are ok for watching Jeopardy! but if you’re going to put on a movie, or even check out some of the cool new TV shows that are putting movies to shame you need good speakers to give you good sound

 

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Sony may have finally gotten it right, or at least finally achieved what it had originally set out to do with the Xperia Z1 only six months ago. The Xperia Z2 is probably the most complete smartphone Sony has ever brought to market, offering the same waterproofing of its predecessor, while also taking significant strides in key areas like the screen, camera and power under the hood. I got some hands-on time with the device and here are my first impressions.

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The Elder Scrolls Online Has Arrived, Here's What to Expect

by Blogger on ‎04-15-2014 10:04 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 08:55 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Bethesda Softworks' much talked about next entry in The Elder Scrolls video game series is heading online with its most ambitious, game-changing project to date. Available now on PC and Mac, The Elder Scrolls Online is the first-ever massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for the franchise, which has historically focused on expansive, richly-detailed single player experiences.

 

The Elder Scrolls Online lets fans began their own heroic quest online with their friends, and join hundreds of other players from around the world in massive Player vs Player (PvP) battles. Interested in learning more? Let’s check out what this new Elder Scrolls game has to offer!

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New Curved Samsung H8000 and H9000 TVs Available at Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎04-15-2014 03:49 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 11:59 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Samsung unveiled an impressive line-up of new, curved televisions that are set to redefine the market with their incredible combination of style, performance and features. While the sleek, curved screens that getting the lion’s share of attention, that’s really just the tip of the iceberg of what Samsung’s new “Smart” TVs have to offer.  Two of Samsung’s new flagship offerings – the Samsung H8000 and the Samsung H9000 (available soon) – are available now at Future Shop and futureshop.ca. Come see what these amazing new TVs can do!

 

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Behold the cutting edge of PC gaming; the Razer Blade gaming laptop.

by Blogger on ‎04-14-2014 03:40 PM - last edited on ‎04-15-2014 09:06 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

razer-blade-gallery-v3-05.pngIf you’re a PC gamer, you really owe it to yourself to check out the new Razer Blade gaming laptop. Razer has a history of making great PC gaming accessories and peripherals so they certainly know gamers well. A lot of their PC gaming accessories, like the BlackWidow keyboard are favorites with many PC gamers out there. Now they’ve taken all of that PC gaming know-how and applied it to making their very own PC, made specifically for gamers. This gadget is a serious piece of hardware, design to provide no-compromise PC-gaming in a truly mobile form-factor.

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The sleek and shiny Nest Learning Thermostat can turn your house into a smart home

by Blogger on ‎04-13-2014 12:15 PM - last edited on ‎04-14-2014 03:31 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You might call it the “gadgetification” of our homes. No longer do we just expect our phones to deliver high tech, full connectivity for us. Now  the list of must-have smart, connected gadgets includes our fridges that can tell us what to eat and when, our dishwashers that can self-diagnose troubles, and our thermostats. The Nest thermostat is my most recent high tech gadget purchase. Read on to learn what it is, why I bought it and what I learned about this smart thermostat.

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How to understand camera lens names

by Blogger on ‎04-13-2014 07:48 AM - last edited on ‎04-14-2014 03:13 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Ready to add a lens to your next camera? Learn what all those little letters on the side of the lens mean – and what you should be looking for.

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Welcome to the exciting world of 3D Printers!

by Blogger on ‎04-12-2014 12:29 PM - last edited on ‎04-14-2014 02:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There has been a lot of talk about 3D printers lately. They’re slowly gaining in popularity and power, with people figuring out interesting new things to use them for all the time. They’re pretty cool gadgets whether you’re using them for fun, for learning, or as tools to help you do new and creative things. There is a lot of variety 3D printers and a lot of innovation happening all the time so it can seem a little intimidating at first but if we take our time and explain things clearly, you’ll see that they’re actually fairly straightforward gadgets to understand and once you do you’ll have a world of possibilities in arm’s reach.

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Does the New Thief Game Live up to its Strong Legacy? - Review

by Guest Blogger on ‎04-12-2014 11:45 AM - last edited on ‎04-14-2014 02:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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After a ten year hiatus, the much-lauded Thief series returns with a brand new game on PlayStation and Xbox game consoles, and PC. There's a lot riding on this reboot of the PC classic, with a lot of people wondering: will this new game stay true to the roots of the franchise or will it fall short of its strong legacy?  Let's find out!

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The Crew Available This Fall, Preorder for Exclusive Bonuses!

by Blogger on ‎04-11-2014 04:39 PM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 05:55 PM by Moderator

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Ubisoft has announced that their upcoming open world racing game, The Crew, will be available this fall for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. This ambitious next generation action driving game takes place in a massive recreated United States, from the bustling streets of New York all the way over to the sunny beaches of San Francisco. Along with the announcement of a fall release window, Ubisoft also unveiled a new gameplay trailer showing this beautiful-looking racing game in motion. Take a look after the jump!

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Painlessly Recording and Editing a Voiceover

by Blogger on ‎04-11-2014 12:36 PM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 01:44 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

audio editor.jpgFor many of us, the thought of listening to a recording of our own voice fills us with terror; sometimes, though, we don't have a choice. With WavePad audio editor, recording and editing a voiceover, phone message or other audio file is easy and painless.

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Complete your home theatre with the Harmony Ultimate One remote and Harmony Smart Keyboard

by Blogger on ‎04-11-2014 10:44 AM - last edited on ‎04-15-2014 01:03 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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As much as TV is changing — how you watch it, where you watch it and when you watch it — there is something to be said about using a remote that can control almost everything you have in your home theatre. Logitech’s Harmony Ultimate One is the cream of the crop of universal remotes, controlling up to 15 devices covering over 225,000 models from 5,000 brands. If you want a keyboard to do the job in tandem with your smartphone or tablet, the Harmony Smart Keyboard might be more to your liking.

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Types of Juicers – which one would suit you best?

by Blogger on ‎04-11-2014 01:14 AM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 05:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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As the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” We all know that fruits and vegetables play a pivotal role in helping us sustain a healthy lifestyle. For those of you who aren’t a big fan of eating fruits and vegetables whole, getting your daily dosage of fruits and vegetables can be a bit tedious. If this sounds like you, perhaps you should consider having a juicer!

 

In today’s market, there are so many types of juicers to choose from. From slow juicers to high-speed juicers to whole-food juicers—which one would suit you best? Here’s a little guide to point you in the right direction.

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