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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...


What's New with Google Chromecast in Canada

by Blogger on ‎10-11-2014 01:28 PM - last edited on ‎11-10-2014 02:18 PM 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.



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....


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.


Bose Cinemate 15

by Blogger on ‎09-26-2014 07:24 AM


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.


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


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:


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. 


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.


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



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 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.



How to cut the cord with an HDTV antenna, tuner, and PVR

by Blogger on ‎08-31-2014 01:33 PM - last edited on ‎09-04-2014 04:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Have you cut the cord? For some it’s unthinkable; that big, juicy cable/satellite package is as much a necessity as running water. But for those in the country, have a cottage, or if you’re looking to take your TV destiny into their own hands, having a monthly cable bill just isn’t in the cards. That’s why I ended up cutting the cord with an HDTV antenna, an HDTV tuner and an incredibly awesome PVR. Keep reading, because I’m going to show you how.


The Dream Home Theatre

by Blogger on ‎08-30-2014 07:55 AM - last edited on ‎09-09-2014 01:31 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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We’ve all come a long way from some milk crates, a sawhorse and an old CRT TV so heavy it required a handful of neighbours just to reposition it. Home theatres and their equipment today are smaller, lighter, faster, sharper and much more realistic. What would you put in a dream home theatre?  Find out what we built from the selections available on


Review: Samsung H6500 3D 4K Wi-Fi Smart TV Blu-ray Player

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 08:11 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:47 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


“Should we get a… Blu-ray?” It’s a question within a question, and I hear it a lot. For those who were late to DVD, Blu-ray seems like a big jump. I got that question last week, and answered it for my friends by installing the Samsung H6500 3D Wi-Fi 4k Smart TV Blu-ray player. Here’s how it went.


Top 5 Home Theatre Products for the Fall Season

by Blogger ‎08-25-2014 06:23 PM - edited ‎09-02-2014 04:32 PM

htfall.jpgIt's an amazing time for anyone putting together or completing a home theatre set-up. Not only are there so many stunning new technologies to enjoy, the variety of products and their new features can really help put a great home theatre together.


The accessories you need for your new projector

by Blogger on ‎08-12-2014 04:44 PM - last edited on ‎08-17-2014 10:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


We’ve all heard that you should go big or go home. Me? I went big AND went home. I’ve been a huge fan of plasma technology for years, but with its swan song in the air I decided to turn to a whole new way of watching movies and playing games. It was time for me to pick up a projector and get into some serious screen-size action.  Buying a projector isn’t the only thing you’ll need, so here’s a look at the gear you’ll want to pick up to make things perfect in your new home theatre.


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