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fs-tech-blog-4k-value.jpgGot a taste for the best? Me too. With so many options on the market, stepping it up to some of the best tech available can really take your home theatre experience to the next level. In the past I’ve written about making the jump to projector tech, but this time around we’re going to look at some of the best physical displays on the market, and why they might be the perfect value for you.

 

There are three categories we’re going to look at: 4K TV under 60”, 4K TV over 60”, and OLED TV.

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Review: MyGica ATV 1200 is Android TV in a box

by Blogger on ‎10-20-2014 10:23 AM - last edited on ‎10-20-2014 12:08 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Android is a mobile operating system that takes on several different forms. On a TV, there isn’t any one defining standard, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t existing ways to use it. The MyGica ATV 1200 is a set top box running on Android 4.1 and 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with a unique interface and launcher, plus access to Google Play, XBMC and Web browsers with Flash support. Coupled with other media player support, this box should be up for consideration in your home theatre setup.

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Review VIZIO M-Series TV

by Blogger on ‎10-16-2014 06:48 AM - last edited on ‎10-16-2014 11:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Tweeting from your phone is soo old school!  VIZIO's new line of smart TVs is just out in Canada, and already they seem like the smartest thing going.  VIZIOs are easy to use, with great picture quality, an integrated lineup of social media features and a fantastic price point. Read the review of why you should serioulsy consider a VIZIO for your next TV purchase.

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3 great Sharp tvs for any size room

by Blogger on ‎10-15-2014 03:54 PM - last edited on ‎10-17-2014 02:17 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You're redecorating, moving, hibernating for the winter, or your TV has seen more short circuits than Ally Sheedy; whatever your TV problem, now's a great time to upgrade. There are several sizes that will fit just about any need, and as far as which brand to choose, you can't go wrong with Sharp. Click for the top three picks today!

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Review: Slingbox M1 is a convenient and powerful TV Anywhere solution

by Blogger on ‎10-13-2014 02:41 PM - last edited on ‎10-17-2014 02:01 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

slingbox.jpgSlingbox has created a cohesive solution for watching what's on your TV anywhere you may be. The new Slingbox M1 deftly integrates with your cable box and home Internet connection to stream live and recorded  TV  and HD content to your PC and multiple devices thanks to new apps and now even Chromecast and Roku sticks.

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Best Value HDTVs in Every Size Category

by Blogger on ‎10-12-2014 10:07 AM - last edited on ‎10-14-2014 11:34 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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If you've been shopping for a new TV to make your winter hibernation more entertaining, you'll know there's plenty to choose from.  We can help narrow down the search with a list of some of the best TVs, with top notch customer satisfaction ratings, that come with truly great value.  Check out the list...

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What's New with Google Chromecast in Canada

by Blogger on ‎10-11-2014 01:28 PM - last edited on ‎10-14-2014 11:43 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It's one of the smallest, easiest and most cost effective ways to stream TV in your home; Google's Chromecast has expanded its array of apps available in Canada, meaning much more content (a lot of it free!) is now available to Canadians.  Check out what's new in Google land, and how you can use Chromecast to stream TV in your home.

 

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Introducing the new Bose Solo 15 home audio solution

by Blogger on ‎09-30-2014 09:36 PM - last edited on ‎10-01-2014 09:22 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Bose has introduced a new home audio solution, one that's compact, but packs big sound.  It's a great way to boost the frequently poor audio quality on many built in TV speakers.  After all, you've got a fancy HDTV, with lots of home theatre bells, whistles, and toys, why wouldn't you want it to sound great?  Check out Bose's new offering....

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Review - Tablo DVR and Antenna - Getting Over the Air TV in Your Home

by Blogger on ‎09-30-2014 08:47 PM - last edited on ‎10-01-2014 09:33 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Free TV seems like a great idea to many people,  especially as our TV and internet bills continue to climb. What if I told you you could get "free" TV from over the air TV signals without paying per channel, or for cable subscriptions? That's true in theory, however you will need a 
handful of equipment to get you started. Is it right for you? Here's what you need, how to get it, and how it works.

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Bose Cinemate 15

by Blogger on ‎09-26-2014 07:24 AM

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Okay so you’ve got a new TV all set up and ready to go, but you’re starting to realize that the built in speakers just aren’t quite enough to give you that full, rich experience you’re looking for. You would get a home theatre system but you don’t want to deal with wiring, and having to place speakers all around the room. That’s where the Bose CineMate 15 home theater speaker system comes in. Bose helps you dramatically improve your home theatre sound experience without all of that complication and fuss.

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First Look: Upgrading your home theatre audio with VIZIO Sound Bars

by Blogger on ‎09-16-2014 09:24 PM - last edited on ‎09-17-2014 10:28 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s not every day you welcome a whole new brand into your world, but that’s what Future Shop has done with VIZIO, putting a whole range of new home theatre products the fingertips of Canadians from coast to coast. One category with plenty of choice: sound bars! Let’s see how VIZIO measures up.

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Future Shop is celebrating the exciting launch of VIZIO televisions and home audio equipment in Canada by hosting a Twitter Party this week. VIZIO is well known in the United States for its amazing high quality and reasonably priced home theatre equipment. However, many Canadians do not know much about VIZIO. This Twitter party will enable Canadians to ask questions about VIZIO and to learn about the technology that this company is finally bringing to homes across this country. It will also present an opportunity for one participant to win a new VIZIO TV. Read on for more details:

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Top 3 Receivers as Rated by Our Customers

by Blogger on ‎09-06-2014 12:29 PM - last edited on ‎09-09-2014 04:51 PM by Administrator

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Customer ratings are a great way to help narrow your search for the perfect component.  Other people's experience is a great inside track to helping you pick the piece that's going to be right for you.  When shopping for a reciever, start by checking out the Top 3, as rated by the people that own them. 

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VIZIO TVs and Soundbars Arrive in Canada!

by Blogger on ‎09-03-2014 08:00 PM - last edited on ‎09-08-2014 09:46 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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VIZIO, the much loved and much lauded U.S. TV maker, is now available in Canada.  They made a big announcement to mark the launch, so come check out the products available now at Future Shop.

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VIZIO, America’s #1 smart TV & sound bar company coming to Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎09-03-2014 08:25 AM - last edited on ‎09-19-2014 10:08 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Mark your calendars to September 12. VIZIO, the number one smart TV and sound bar company in the U.S., is coming to Canada thanks to Future Shop. All 135 Future Shop stores across Canada and Futureshop.ca will stock this fantastic brand’s products that are comprised of award-winning television sets and audio solutions. The official street date for VIZIO to start selling their line-up is Friday, September 12.

 

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