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What does regular content look like on a 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎03-11-2014 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎03-12-2014 02:07 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



With the exception of wearable technology, the buzz in the tech world has been the introduction of 4K – or UltraHD – TV to mainstream use.  In case you’ve been TV-illiterate for the last few years, let’s give you a high-level overview of what 4K actually means: the average HD-ready TV pumps out about 1920x1080 pixels, giving us what we know as high-definition TV. To our eyes, we see super-clear programming that – paired with the right television – makes those high-paid actors on the screen seem almost life-like.  Great right? To most of us, this is sufficient for the amount of TV we are watching. But there is that other percent of watchers who want the best of the best; for them, there is now 4K TV. Remember that pixel count we just spoke of in HD TV? Consider it yesterday’s news. 4K TV’s have a pixel resolution of 4096x2160.


Jaw dropping, I know. 


Fit for Football! The Best TV to Watch the Superbowl on is a Sony

by Blogger on ‎01-13-2014 06:02 PM - last edited on ‎01-14-2014 03:55 PM by Blogger

Game fans, welcome to the arena!  Tonight we are going to give 110% to the search for the ideal home theatre combo. <And the crowd goes wild!> The field has never been greener! The uprights have never been yellower. The pigskin has never been piggier. And Peyton Manning's eyes have never been bluer... you know, if that's why you like watching football or whatever. Because have we got a great new TV for you to watch football's biggest game! fs sony 65 2 .jpg


Overview: Sharp 70" 240Hz 3D LED Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎11-24-2013 02:02 PM - last edited on ‎11-26-2013 08:37 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You’re watching your favourite western, and having trouble telling a mule from a stallion, when it hits you; it's not your eyesight that's making you squint at the screen: it's the blurry image from that CRT tube TV with the 40 watt bulb you purchased back in 1997. As John Wayne once said, “Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” So relinquish the past and upgrade to something with “true grit!”  There are some amazing new TV products available right now.  Read on, friend.  Read on.  



Update dad's tech life with these exciting gifts

by Blogger on ‎11-17-2013 10:20 AM - last edited on ‎11-28-2013 08:27 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas for Dad, how about taking something he already has and update him to the latest and greatest version. He may already like the old tech toys he has but think about how much more he would probably love a new model with all the bells and whistles. He may not even realize how much things have changed, and how much better new things can be.



Overview: The New Sharp Aquos 70” 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart 3D LED TV

by Blogger on ‎10-31-2013 02:28 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 01:42 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Meet the world’s first THX 4K Certified television – the futuristic Sharp Aquos 70” 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart 3D LED TV. Loaded with cutting-edge technology, read on to discover the full capabilities of this top-of-the-line television.


LG shows off 55-inch Curved OLED TV, pre-orders ready

by Blogger on ‎10-30-2013 02:46 PM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 03:50 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Canadians will be able to buy LG's 55-inch Curved OLED TV (55EA9800) when it launches this fall at Future Shop for the hefty price of $10,999. At just 4.5mm thick (at its thinnest point) and weighing in at just shy of 38 lbs. the TV comes off a little bit like a mini-theatre screen. And it’s OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), which means you’re getting some of the best picture quality ever seen. LG showed off the new TV for a hands-on look at an event in Toronto, and here’s the scoop.


Ultra HD Spotlight: The Samsung 85” S9000 Series 120Hz 4K Ultra Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-28-2013 06:54 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:04 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Home theatre fans, meet the ultimate in luxury – the giant Samsung 85” S9000 120Hz 4K Ultra Smart TV. Featuring a groundbreaking Timeless Gallery design, the S9000 delivers astonishing playback that’s four times more detailed than today’s HDTVs. Join me for a brief history of 4K technology, followed by a detailed overview of this top-of-the-line television.


State of the Art: A First Look at the Samsung 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-23-2013 07:42 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:11 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



OLED televisions are thinner, lighter, and brighter than their LED predecessors, producing superior contrast and bolder on-screen colours. The Samsung 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV is one of the latest entries into the high-end 1080p market, delivering Full HD performance in both 2D and 3D. Here's a detailed overview of this curved television's technical capabilities.


The Future is Here: LG’s Incredible 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-04-2013 04:43 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


It’s impossible not to notice LG's 55" OLED HDTV, thanks to its unique curved screen. This 2D & 3D-ready powerhouse promises to revolutionize the home media viewing experience... but does it succeed? Read on.


OLED lives up to the hype: Samsung's OLED TVs are coming to Canada soon

by Blogger on ‎09-26-2013 10:25 PM - last edited on ‎10-02-2013 10:51 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



Tonight in downtown Toronto inside the Corus Entertainment building, Samsung Electronics Canada fittingly rolled out the company's branded blue carpet where celebrities, media and retailers like Future Shop were invited to celebrate the arrival of OLED.




3D Performance: Getting to know the Sony 55" 1080p 120Hz Passive 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎09-19-2013 01:32 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:56 PM by Blog Editor in Chief




Let's review the differences between Active & Passive 3D technology, before exploring the impressive capabilities of Sony's 55" 1080p Full HD powerhouse.


The Second Wave of 4K: Samsung’s 65" 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart LED TV is here!

by Blogger on ‎08-31-2013 01:06 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Samsung’s newest 4K televisions have finally arrived at Future Shop. Equipped with an Ultra Clear Panel capable of producing playback at an astonishing resolution of 3840 X 2160, Samsung’s aggressively priced 4K television finally brings Ultra HD within reach of the everyday consumer.


Top of the Line: The Sony 65” 4K Ultra HD 240Hz Smart 3D LED TV

by Blogger on ‎07-30-2013 09:00 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



A new generation of 4K televisions has arrived. Equipped with a state-of-the-art TRILUMINOS display, the Sony 65” 4K Ultra HD 240Hz Smart 3D LED TV delivers an image that’s four times more detailed than 1080p – for a price that’s surprisingly accessible, especially when compared to its Ultra HD predecessors.


4K TV Spotlight: The LG 84” 4K Resolution 240Hz Cinema 3D Ultra HD LED Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎04-14-2013 10:28 AM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 03:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


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 LG’s enormous 4K television offers home theatre enthusiasts a truly top-of-the-line viewing experience. Equipped with an outstanding Passive 3D mode and compatible with a wide variety of modern and next-gen components, this Ultra HD LED Smart TV is a state-of-the-art media solution for movie collectors, sports fans, and gamers alike.


3D Gaming: Choosing the Right Components for your Home Theatre System

by Blogger on ‎04-11-2013 01:49 PM - last edited on ‎04-11-2013 02:01 PM by Blogger

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For many, 3D is still the big buzzword in home theater and for good reason.  Not only is it totally eye-catching, it offers some truly immersive experiences when watching a movie or playing a video game. 3D may not be for everyone, but it's made quite the promising comeback, and is quickly making its way into people's homes.  


If you're a gamer, immersion is a very important part of what makes games so entertaining, so why not consider updating your home theater and incorporate a little more 3D into your gaming experience?  


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