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Enter to win the iGo E-Bike Adventure on Wheels Giveaway

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎04-21-2014 10:01 AM - edited ‎04-21-2014 02:08 PM

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Future Shop is going to outfit one lucky person with an iGo electric bike this spring. It is easy to enter. Read on to learn all the details then imagine where the road will take you …

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Beautiful Diamonds Are Now Available at Future Shop!

by Blogger on ‎04-16-2014 01:46 PM - last edited on ‎04-17-2014 10:48 AM by Administrator

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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S5 is a notable evolutionary step in the right direction

by Blogger on ‎04-09-2014 11:50 AM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 05:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When Samsung released the Galaxy Note 3 last fall, I called it the company’s true flagship smartphone because there wasn’t much else like it on the market. By that time, the Galaxy S4 had the notoriety despite being supplanted by a few other handsets. The Galaxy S5 is not a huge leap forward from its predecessor, but it is a notable evolutionary step in the right direction that ensures this phone will compete to be the best.

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The 12 Best Video Games of 2014 (so far)

by Blogger on ‎04-07-2014 06:58 PM - last edited on ‎04-08-2014 04:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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We're only a quarter of the way through the year and already the video game industry has been unloading with superb AAA titles month after month. Thus far, 2014 has given us so many games worth playing it's not a matter of are there great games to play, but rather which of the great games are the best of the best?

 

After pouring hundreds of hours into the finest video games so far this year, I've attempted to answer this question by coming up with a list, ranked in order, of my Top 12 favourites. It was a challenging undertaking - let's see if you agree!

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Why you should upgrade from Windows XP now

by Blogger on ‎04-07-2014 04:50 PM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 09:53 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Windows XP first came out way back in 2001, over twelve years ago. In the technology world twelve years can be a lifetime. Fittingly, Windows XP is now coming to the end of its life with Microsoft ending support for the aging OS on April 8. Windows XP was a great operating system, there is no doubt about that, and it had quite an impressive run. However, times change and so too must your PC’s operating system. For many users with relatively modern machines, you can just upgrade to Windows 8.1 and enjoy all the enhancements the latest OS has to offer like greater personalization, security, and cloud connectivity. 

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Future shop is giving you a chance to win a Nespresso VertuoLine Coffee System

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎04-07-2014 10:16 AM - edited ‎04-09-2014 08:30 AM

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Would you like to win the new gourmet coffee system from Nespresso? We’ll post questions about the coffee system here on the blog and on Twitter for three days: one question per day. To enter for your chance to win, just answer one of the questions on Twitter. It’s a simple way to get this advanced technology in your home. Read on for complete details on how you could win this amazing machine.

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The Digital Leap Forward - the amazing features on this year's new cameras

by Blogger on ‎04-04-2014 02:20 PM - last edited on ‎04-04-2014 05:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Think you know what a camera should look like, or what features it should have? Well strap in because everything is in the middle of changing. Here's what you need to know.

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Banish Dirty Dishes with A New Bosch Dishwasher!

by Blogger on ‎04-04-2014 01:01 PM - last edited on ‎04-04-2014 05:30 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There are few things in this world that I find more unpleasant than washing dishes, and seeing a huge stack of dirty dishes is almost enough to make me forgo dishware entirely (in favour of paper plates and plastic utensils). Thankfully, in modern times we've been blessed with the automated dishwasher—possibly the greatest invention since dishes themselves! And no brand of dishwasher today is of a higher quality than the German engineered, multiple award winning, Bosch dishwasher, of which there are several excellent models available. And that's why in this blog I'm going to briefly examine 3 Bosch dishwasher models that are currently available on the Future Shop website. So, if you're as bothered by dirty dishes as I am, simply click through for some useful info on how to arm yourself for victory in the ongoing battle against dirty dishes!

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Roku Streaming Stick now available in Canada through Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎04-04-2014 11:11 AM - last edited on ‎04-04-2014 04:56 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Great news: The Roku Streaming Stick is officially available in Canada today. Watch the unboxing and demo video to see what this tiny wonder can do to upgrade any TV into a smart one.

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Preview: HTC unveils all-new One smartphone

by Blogger ‎03-25-2014 01:01 PM - edited ‎04-03-2014 10:20 AM

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HTC launched its new One (M8) smartphone today at an event in New York, looking to expand on the design culture that featured so prominently on last year’s model. I was on hand in the Big Apple to check out the shiny metallic handset, including the hardware and software features the company packed into its new frame.

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Introducing the amazingly fast router from Linksys, the WRT1900AC

by Blogger on ‎03-21-2014 04:13 PM - last edited on ‎04-14-2014 08:45 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You might not look at a router as a ‘sexy’ product but it’s an indispensable tool for your home entertainment needs, especially if you like streaming a lot of your content, or happen to live with others who like to do it, too. Linksys has gone retro with the WRT1900AC Smart WiFi Router, its blue-and-black design, standing antennas and boxy frame more like the routers of yesteryear than the sleeker models typically seen today. Still, if you think of this as a muscle car among routers, you would be on the right track considering what it does.

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Meet Tyler Bozak of the Toronto Maple Leafs March 26th at Toronto Future Shop

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎03-21-2014 12:01 AM - edited ‎03-25-2014 10:35 AM

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NHL fans get excited! Future shop will be giving you a chance to meet Maple Leafs' center Tyler Bozak at Queensway location in Toronto.

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Battle of the Streamers: Roku Streaming Stick VS Google ChromeCast

by Blogger on ‎03-19-2014 02:52 PM - last edited on ‎04-03-2014 01:38 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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2014 is an amazing time to be alive; the two heavyweights in media streaming technology are the two smallest products on the market. We’re talking about the Roku Streaming Stick and Google ChromeCast, and today we’re putting them head to head!

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