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Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and will now be available at Best Buy and We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.

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What's Quantum Dot display technology?

by Blogger ‎03-23-2015 07:53 PM - edited ‎03-23-2015 08:17 PM


Anyone looking into the various HDTV display technologies will no doubt come across Quantum Dot technology which is being used by some manufacturers in their flagship HDTVs. A major hot topic at this year's Consumer Elecrtronics Show (CES), Quantum Dot applications have actually been around for years and on various devices.  What is quantum dot technology and why should you care?


TV wall mounts – protect your TV and your family

by Blogger ‎03-19-2015 08:31 AM - edited ‎03-19-2015 08:32 AM



As HDTVs become even thinner and lighter despite growing larger and more connected, setting them up with a TV wall mount is the most elegant, clutter free and modern way to maximize space as well as ensure that your HDTV is the focus of your home theatre system in your living room, bedroom or anywhere wall space is available.


What’s so great about Google Play Music? Find out for Free with a Chromecast special offer!

by Blogger on ‎03-18-2015 03:03 PM - last edited on ‎03-18-2015 03:50 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Great video streaming just got better with the addition of a speical offer for free music from Google Play.  Click to check out what Google Play Music used via Chromecast can do, and what's on offer!



Sony Blu Ray Player & Video Streamer Reviews

by Blogger on ‎03-16-2015 04:27 AM - last edited on ‎03-16-2015 10:43 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



If you still got a stack of Blu-ray discs, but you're also looking to join the media streaming world, Sony has some great options that now allow you to do both with one device.  Check out two new Sony devices that combine the best of Blu-ray and an easy to use streaming system.


Three ways to mount your flat panel display

by Blogger on ‎03-08-2015 08:19 PM - last edited on ‎03-12-2015 01:04 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Mounting your TV is one of the most elegant ways of streamlining your home theatre space; It eliminates the need for a home theatre stand, and reduces the profile of your display to the thickness of the TV and the mount. Mounts can also give you more flexibility in how you watch as well, letting you position a TV perfectly for an watching space. Read on for the breakdown.


Party on in more places with Multizone audio

by Blogger on ‎03-08-2015 07:46 PM - last edited on ‎03-09-2015 05:10 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I’ve owned a Pioneer receiver for years, but it’s only now that I’ve been considering a move to a new model? Why? One hyphenated word: multi-zone. There’s nothing cooler than having the soundtrack of your life carried through your home, and with a condo like mine you can make that happen with Pioneer’s higher end line of multi-zone receivers. Let’s take a look together, shall we?




We used to rely solely on the Cable Guy to get us connected.  Now, smart TVs and streaming devices are making it easier than ever to get more video content in your home with ease. Because you no longer need a guy in a van, and 50 metres of cable fished through the walls, there are all kinds of places you can now put a TV in your home. 



LG has made a name for themselves in home theatre. They’ve been aggressively pursuing new technologies in the space, and doing some impressive work, especially with OLED (or organic Light Emitting Diode) display tech. If you’re looking to kit out your home theatre with LG branded products you’re going to start with a display, so let’s get cracking there.


Create a perfect gaming home theatre in three easy steps

by Blogger on ‎02-26-2015 10:49 AM - last edited on ‎02-26-2015 10:50 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



With the sophistication and power of today's gaming consoles, having the right home theatre set-up can make the difference between simply playing games and truly experiencing them. Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U are all capable of producing stunning high-end graphics and sounds, and a home theatre can help you bring these game experiences to life. If you're thinking about starting your home gaming theatre and are wondering where to begin, I have three easy steps you can follow!


Creating your Smart Home: Connected Home Audio

by Blogger ‎02-26-2015 08:29 AM - edited ‎02-28-2015 09:54 PM

icontrolAV2014_article_page_banner_v2.jpgSmart Homes represent convenience, connectivity, as we well as expanded levels of functionality. For home audio, this means an wider range of audio sources feeding into speakers located across the home.


Controlling all these components can be challenging but can be done through the use of the latest hardware, mobile devices and apps.


Create the best home theatre room using Sony

by Blogger on ‎02-23-2015 03:35 PM - last edited on ‎02-23-2015 04:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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 "Excellent overall product and price point." "We have always trusted in Sony and bought sony products," and "exceeds expectations," are all actual comments from Future Shop customer reviews when it comes to Sony products. The great reputation, and positive consumer experience are part of the reason why we want to focus on making you an amazing home theatre with Sony.


Pioneer Elite's AV receivers offer premium features for a great home theatre

by Blogger ‎02-17-2015 08:12 AM - edited ‎02-26-2015 06:46 AM

A great AV receiver is the soul of a home theatre set-up and will dictate the quality, loudness and depth of audio as it plays it from various sources. Pioneer's Elite line of AV receivers are designed for the most discriminating audiophile's tastes and offer a range of wired and wireless connectivity solutions to all the latest formats and technologies.

Google's Chromecast now works with CTV GO App to stream TV shows in Canada

by Blogger on ‎02-13-2015 08:40 AM - last edited on ‎02-13-2015 08:56 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

chromecase.jpgGoogle's Chromecast is the disruptive $39.00 HDMI-streaming dongle that allows any  compatible tablet, smartphone or PC to 'cast' video, music, photos and even presentations to any HDTV or projector, just got the ability to stream CTV programs.


How will you be watching television in 2015?

by Blogger on ‎02-12-2015 11:46 AM - last edited on ‎02-12-2015 11:46 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


4K, OLED, tablets, curved screens; there’s never been so many options for watching TV.  The technology of creating and delivering television has improved to the point where what you see on the screen is pretty much as clear and realistic as real life. There’s also no shortage of options for how you get that content; both in terms of the technology itself, and the size of the screen you watch on.  Want to learn more about what’s available today, and what’s coming in the not-to-distant future? Read on.


Pioneer Elite Receivers: Audio Refinement at its Best

by Blogger ‎02-06-2015 10:41 AM - edited ‎02-06-2015 10:56 AM

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Pioneer has been a household name in electronics for quite some time, particularly for audio equipment. They introduced their Elite series of audio receivers several years ago as their premium product, but recently upgraded it a big step up from previous generations. They’ve improved both the audio performance and the feature set so these Elite receivers can fill your home with audiophile quality music as well as deliver surround sound that will really enhance your home theatre experience. Here is a taste of why they are so good.


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