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Refrigerators 101: How to Buy Your Next Fridge

by Blogger on ‎09-22-2014 07:46 AM - last edited on ‎09-22-2014 09:29 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The refrigerator is the heart of your kitchen. And while it’s a big initial investment, the good news is that this sturdy appliance lasts for at least ten to twenty years! In addition, there are a nice variety of refrigerators to choose from based on size, budget, capacity, and energy efficiency. Whether you’re looking to replace your fridge or get one for a new home, these tips will help you purchase the best model for your needs.


Tiny Homes Have Tiny Kitchens: Appliances and Gadgets You Need to Cope

by Blogger on ‎09-21-2014 11:12 AM - last edited on ‎09-22-2014 10:02 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Ever thought about downsizing?  How about downsizing into just 400 square feet?  Seem impossible?  Many people are embracing this idea as part of the “Tiny Homes” movement.  It’s a great idea to save money and the planet, but could you find a way to trim your home down to size?  We’ve got some ideas, starting with a perfect kitchen for a Tiny Home!


J.J. Abrams' Millennium Falcon Teaser Trailer (HUNKA JUNK) & STAR WARS LEGO Are Here!

by Blogger on ‎09-19-2014 09:31 PM - last edited on ‎09-22-2014 10:09 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It's never too soon to start getting excited about upcoming STAR WARS films--even if their release is still over a year away! And this has never been more true than right now, what with the awesome new teaser trailer from J.J. Abrams that celebrates one of the most iconic space vehicles in the entire space opera genre--the Millennium Falcon! To see this short video (entitled HUNKA JUNK) and some fun STAR WARS themed LEGO sets that similarly help to feed our STAR WARS enthusiasm, simply click on through and read my blog!


Apple releases iOS 8: how to get it and what it can do

by Blogger on ‎09-18-2014 02:51 PM - last edited on ‎09-18-2014 03:18 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Now that Apple has released iOS 8 on the eve of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hitting Future Shop shelves, the new update to the operating system is less the interface coat of paint that iOS 7 was, and more a pack of features that bring it up to speed with what competitors are doing, along with a twist here and there. It’s free to download and is compatible with iPhone 4S (and later), the iPad 2 (and later), both iPad minis and the fifth-generation iPod touch.


Bed and Bath Essentials for Back to School

by Blogger on ‎09-18-2014 11:33 AM - last edited on ‎09-19-2014 11:00 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The start of a new school year is an exciting time, but it's even more exciting when it’s your first time moving away from home and living on your own. Now that you don’t live with your parents, you can’t always count on them to hold your hand and guide you through every new challenge that awaits you. It's already been a couple weeks into the semester. How do you think you’re holding up? For starters, let’s see if you’ve at least got the basics covered when it comes to your back to school bed and bath essentials.


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


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.


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



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.


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

by Blogger on ‎09-15-2014 09:45 PM - last edited on ‎09-19-2014 11:40 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


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:


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


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


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.


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 ...


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



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. 



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.


amiibo will bring your favourite Nintendo characters to life

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



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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