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Pre-Order Project Cars on FutureShop.ca and get the Modified Car Pack, Free!

by Blogger ‎08-29-2014 08:47 PM - edited ‎08-29-2014 08:51 PM

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This November, renowned UK-based developer Slightly Mad Studios is preparing to release their most realistic, gorgeous and technically-advanced racing game ever with Project Cars. This ambitious project initially began life as a PS3 and Xbox 360 game, but with the advent of the next-generation gaming consoles, development switched over to PS4 and Xbox One. The additional power of these advanced gaming consoles is being put to good use as Project Cars is nothing short of stunning. Come check this game out!

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5 Kitchen Gadgets You Can’t Live Without

by Blogger ‎08-29-2014 04:59 PM - edited ‎08-29-2014 04:59 PM

5 Kitchen Gadgets You Can't live without

 

Whether you’re a contender for the next Top Chef or cook only under duress, having the right equipment can make the job easier. Here are five kitchen gadgets you can’t live without.

 

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Future Shopping is about more than just preparing to go back to school

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎08-29-2014 12:48 PM - edited ‎08-29-2014 12:51 PM

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School is quickly approaching, and many parents, students and teachers are preparing for the return of the normal routine that comes with going back to school. Of course you’ll need to purchase boxes to carry lunches, books for taking notes, printers for those assignments that will have to be submitted and all the other school related items you’d expect. But shopping for back to school is about a lot more than just the obvious. For the past few weeks, Future shop has been posting tweets, blogs articles and Facebook items that emphasize that back to school shopping is about more than just preparing for next month and the beginning of school. As I’ll explain here, by thinking beyond next month and beyond simply “back to school”you will be more likely to prepare today’s students for the world they will face when their schooling is complete.

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5 Best Baby Monitors of the Year

by Blogger on ‎08-29-2014 07:21 AM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:49 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Baby monitors are the way many parents keep thier newborns and toddlers safe and secure, but how do you pick from the host of options out there?  And what features do you really need in a monitor? Do you need photo capturing? Night vision?  HD Video? We’ll take a look at the options out there, and look at the Top 5.

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Review: Samsung H6500 3D 4K Wi-Fi Smart TV Blu-ray Player

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 08:11 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:47 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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“Should we get a… Blu-ray?” It’s a question within a question, and I hear it a lot. For those who were late to DVD, Blu-ray seems like a big jump. I got that question last week, and answered it for my friends by installing the Samsung H6500 3D Wi-Fi 4k Smart TV Blu-ray player. Here’s how it went.

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Back to School - A dorm room gaming console is a must have this year

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 02:22 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:46 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There are a lot of things vying for space in your dorm room this year, and all of them are important. There’s one piece of gear that you might not have thought of that can change your school year. What could be so revolutionary? A game console. Read on to find out why.

 

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Improve your travel shots with the right lens.

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 12:10 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:42 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Why do we travel? For many it’s a chance to experience new things, see new places, and meet new people. Sharing these things with our friends and family through beautiful, fun, and one-of-a-kind pictures is one of the best parts; preserving a perfect moment make it last a lifetime. When you’re traveling with your Canon Digital SLR camera you have a wide range of choice of lenses to bring with you. We’ve got three lenses that we think are a perfect starting point for your ultimate travel lens kit.

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What is N223?

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:10 PM by Administrator

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Dyson research project N223.

Ready for launch.

September 4th.

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Review: Murdered: Soul Suspect for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 09:54 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It was scarcely an hour into Murdered: Soul Suspect before I realized that this hokey detective crime game had me fully absorbed in its spectral narrative. This whodunit adventure stars Ronan O'Connor, a former criminal turned gumshoe, who witnesses his own murder at the hands of a ruthless killer terrorizing the city of Salem, Massachusetts. Now as an apparition trapped in a form of purgatory, Ronan must bring his perpetrator to justice in order to placate his soul and gain passage into the afterlife. While Murder: Soul Suspect does have its faults, if you’re a fan of crime fiction this may be just the game you’ve been waiting for.

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Future Shop opens at midnight to launch THREE of the hottest releases of 2014!

by Administrator on ‎08-27-2014 04:02 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:41 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Come by Future Shop on Monday, September 8th and be among the first to own Destiny, NHL 15, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Show up early to get special offers on Next-Gen consoles and gaming accessories. We’re giving away some cool swag too!

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Review: Eurocom Armadillo

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 03:39 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 03:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I’ve reviewed a number of Eurocom laptops in the past. In the process I’ve become a big fan of their approach. Their machines tend to have very robust power under the hood, restrained yet aggressive styling, and an undeniable sense of quality. They’re often not the smallest, lightest machines though. If you want to go small and light, and are willing to sacrifice on power then the there are a lot of options out there for you to choose from. While not all their laptops are bulky desktop-replacement gaming rigs, they never quite seemed competitive with ultraportable laptops and ultrabooks in terms of convenience. For gaming laptops their portability is great but in the world of everyday work machines, I can see why some might want something a bit thinner. That’s why I was surprised when I unboxed the Eurocom Armadillo. It doesn’t have a trace of bulk and feels as portable as I could hope for. Finally a Eurocom laptop I could happily carry around with me day to day.

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Why NFL Football is Better on a 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 10:59 AM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 03:33 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Football season is coming.
Yes, kiss your spouse goodbye till mid-winter and start thinking about the best way to get your game on.  Because if you’ve been watching the NFL on an old TV, this is now the time to upgrade to a TV so clear, you’ll swear you could count the stitches in the pigskin. Come with me as we explore the NFL on 4K TV.

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Kobo launches new Aura H2O waterproof eReader

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 08:37 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 01:11 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Kobo has unveiled its newest eReader, the Aura H2O, a waterproof device that essentially opens up the opportunity to read ebooks in just about any body of water. Whether you’re lying on a beach with gentle waves over you or sitting comfortably in a tub, reading doesn’t have to be limited to dry land.

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Review: Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Router

by Blogger on ‎08-26-2014 07:27 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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A modem may be the key utility device that brings in an Internet connection, but it’s the router that plays the important role of distributing it. If not done properly, you don’t get the real benefit of what you’re paying for every month. Routers don’t carry the kind of cachet other fancier gadgets do because you don’t typically interact with them often, yet they do the heavy lifting that makes using the Internet enjoyable and carefree. Netgear’s Nighthawk X6 AC3200 is an ode to design with its stealth bomber-like form factor, yet its performance is what you need to consider most if you really want to amp up a busy home Internet connection.

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Review: Madden NFL 15 puts the spotlight on defense this football season

by Recognized Expert / Community Ambassador on ‎08-26-2014 06:57 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:52 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The NFL season is just around the corner, and that means it's time for another entry in EA Sports' long running football franchise. Madden NFL 15 arrives this week on Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 to delight its fans with a revamped defensive system that injects some serious energy into the experience on the other side of the ball. Thanks to an assortment of new features and innovations, playing defense has never been so satisfying!

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