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Cool backpacks for Back-To-School

by Blogger on ‎09-03-2013 10:56 AM

iFly Backpacks for back to School

 

Labour Day long weekend is over and the kids are back at school. Have you purchased a cool backpack for son or daughter’s school year? Backpacks are trendy in high school, as it’s the one piece of accessory that will use every day. Give your kids a big smile by getting them one of these stylish backpacks from iFly.

 

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Easy Way to Travel with Your Kids

by Blogger on ‎08-30-2013 02:27 PM

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You like to take a big trip once or twice a year with your family. However, worried about having to carry so much stuff, even your kids want to bring their own toys. It can get stressful, as you feel responsible for everything and everyone. Solution: Get your kids an iFly 16" Hardside 2-Wheeled Luggage. If you have a daughter, she’ll love the Hello Kitty version.  

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How to Avoid Gaining the Freshman 15

by Blogger on ‎08-20-2013 12:43 PM

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Staying healthy in college has its challenges. You won’t be coming home to your mom’s healthy cooking, nor will your fridge be stored with lots of fruits and vegetables.  Instead, your peers will persuade you with late night pizza or macaroni and cheese. And maybe some of you will be partaking in multiple keg parties. Oh my! Here are some tips to avoid gaining that extra 15lbs in the first year of university.

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Brain Games to Prepare You for Back to School

by Blogger ‎08-16-2013 01:48 PM - edited ‎08-16-2013 02:30 PM

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Thanks to the runaway success of gaming platforms such as the Nintendo Wii and Kinect for Xbox 360, the gaming industry has significantly broadened its range of genres over the years.  While traditional genres such as platform, first-person action, and fighting still get the bulk of attention these days, game designers continue to explore the potential of using video games as a way to help keep our mind and body sharp.

 

With the school season just around the corner, here’s a look at some of the best games available on futureshop.ca that will help stimulate your brain and keep you active – two important components for academic success!

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Positioning yourself for success: Back to school ergonomics

by Blogger on ‎08-15-2013 11:31 AM - last edited on ‎08-16-2013 04:05 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Stand up straight, as your mom would remind you!

 

And make sure to SIT up straight as your prepare for back to school.

 

In September you’ll return to sitting at your home desk to study for an exam or complete your homework, and it's important to pay extra attention to back health. The perfect posture will lead you to a successful semester.

 

Before you get your study space set up, here are some tips for back to school ergonomics.

 

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Back to School preparation: getting ready for all those big homework projects

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎08-13-2013 01:47 PM - edited ‎09-03-2013 01:50 PM

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Over the course of your child’s elementary school years you should expect them to be assigned at least a few big homework projects each year. It’s a good idea to gather the tools that will make these projects easier to execute so your child stays on top of their studies and gets great grades.

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Back to School: Home Theatre Components for the Dorm Room

by Blogger on ‎08-12-2013 05:12 PM - last edited on ‎08-14-2013 01:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the 2013 school year fast approaching, it’s time to start selecting the components you’d like to accompany you to university or college. Today, we’ll be looking at three dorm-friendly devices which can deliver outstanding playback at a price point that any student can appreciate.

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Hottest Games For August 2013

by Blogger ‎08-11-2013 10:03 AM - edited ‎08-11-2013 11:23 AM

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Back-to-school always marks the beginning of gaming's biggest season and one look at August's release schedule will show that the flood of great games has begun.  There are some heavy-hitting sequels to popular game franchises such as Lost Planet, Saints Row, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and Madden NFL Football, along with the launch of Disney Infinity, the next big franchise from Disney Interactive Studios.  Of course there's also Pikmin 3, which Nintendo hopes will breathe new life into their Wii U console, and spearheads a string of major upcoming releases from Nintendo.

 

Without any further wait, let's bring on the games!

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Back to school: The best laptops for students

by Blogger on ‎08-11-2013 08:27 AM - last edited on ‎08-12-2013 10:10 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Well here we go! It is that time of year again where we start gearing up to go back to school. It used to be all about buying pencils and notebooks but now back to school is pretty technology focused and essential school gear for a lot of students is having that perfect laptop for schoolwork. Particularly for any high school or university students, having just the right laptop computer can make a world of difference. For those students looking for the latest and greatest, lets take a look at the selection of new laptop models available this year.

 

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Back to School: Fill your backpack with these must-have items to simplify your commute

by Blogger on ‎08-09-2013 10:13 AM - last edited on ‎08-12-2013 11:16 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Back-to-school means living a lot of your life out of your backpack and on the go. While most students will carry books, notebooks and essential school accessories, there's so much more that should be included to survive a long day on campus. Here are some must have items that can fit right in.

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Back to School: Fab Decorating Ideas for your Dorm Room

by Guest Blogger on ‎08-05-2013 06:40 PM - last edited on ‎08-06-2013 11:48 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Just because you're focusing on school and studying while away from your family home, doesn't mean that you should see your dorm room as just a temporary place to lay your head at night. Take a look at my tips for decorating your dorm room and including the comforts of home at the same time. These fab decorating ideas for your dorm room are sure to inspire you and get you excited about a new school year.

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Gear up for Back to School

by Blogger ‎07-25-2013 11:15 AM - edited ‎07-25-2013 03:30 PM

B2S.jpgMore than new books, bags, clothes and essentials, back to school shopping involves a number of other items that will help make the upcoming school year easier and more comfortable. We've selected a number of multi-functional items and accessories ideal for the back to school season.

 

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Review: Sony Xperia Tablet Z

by Blogger on ‎07-02-2013 05:33 PM - last edited on ‎07-19-2013 04:09 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is certainly a tablet that hides a few welcome surprises. At a glance it might look to the casual observer like any old Android tablet but once you dig a little deeper you’ll see some pretty robust hardware that is certainly more capable than most Android tablets.

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Media Storage Solutions from Atlantic, Prepac, and Nexera

by Blogger on ‎06-30-2013 03:45 PM - last edited on ‎07-25-2013 09:07 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

banner.JPGEngineered especially for large collections of CDs, Blu-rays, DVDs, and console games, these durable and affordable offerings from Prepac, Nexera, and Atlantic are the perfect compliment for your media library.

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Intel Haswell: The New Standard for Processors

by Blogger on ‎06-27-2013 01:49 PM - last edited on ‎09-04-2013 04:02 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

4th_Generation_Intel_Core_Ci7_Unlocked_box.jpgRecently Intel made some waves in the world of computers by officially unveiling their fourth generation core CPU lineup, called Haswell.These newest processor chips they hope will form a strong core for 2-in-1 type devices, hybrids, and premium ultrabooks. They’ve really got their eye on the trajectory that computers have been taking lately and recognize that the formfactor and functionality of modern computers is changing, with convertible machines, and hybrid formfactors gaining dominance in the market. 

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