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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 futureshop.ca

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Why NFL Football is Better on a 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 10:59 AM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 03:33 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Football season is coming.
Yes, kiss your spouse goodbye till mid-winter and start thinking about the best way to get your game on.  Because if you’ve been watching the NFL on an old TV, this is now the time to upgrade to a TV so clear, you’ll swear you could count the stitches in the pigskin. Come with me as we explore the NFL on 4K TV.

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Hidden gem! LG 42" 720p 600Hz Plasma HDTV

by Blogger on ‎07-22-2014 07:18 AM - last edited on ‎07-22-2014 01:31 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I love stumbling across hidden gems.  This LG TV, a 42" 720p 600Hz Plasma HDTV, gives you a great picture at a great price; it is also getting some of the best customer reviews.  Check it out!

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Overview: LG 55" 4K Smart TV 55UB8500

by Blogger on ‎07-17-2014 05:58 PM - last edited on ‎07-22-2014 01:18 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Sleek, elegant and iconic are rarely descriptions one would give an HDTV,  but LG's 55" 4K Smart TV (55UB8500) is all of these and more. This model HDTV features various flagship technologies from LG, most notable of which is the new webOS Smart TV interface, that first appeared in this line. Considering LG took webOS from HP less than a year ago, the turnaround is quite surprising. Add true 4K resolution, a stunning IPS display, an HRVC decoder that facilitates 4K streaming an you have one of the most advanced 4K sets in the market today and the foreseeable future.

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LG OLED EA 9700 TV coming to Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎05-02-2014 12:31 PM - last edited on ‎06-04-2014 02:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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In case you missed it, LG is set to become the biggest player in HDTVs. LG has the best displays, which extend beyond the borders of TVs to smartphones and even the Retina Displays which Apple uses for its famed MacBook Pros.

 

OLED is the big story this year, offering the most stunning mix of technologies that result in flexible screens that don't require backlighting and feature the brightest whites, darkest blacks and unparalleled viewing angles. The latest showstopper is the super thin and ultra sleek LG OLED 9700 TV which is coming to Future Shop and should be available for preorder soon

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LG Smart TVs get smarter with webOS, ready to launch

by Blogger on ‎04-18-2014 05:11 PM - last edited on ‎06-04-2014 03:22 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When LG first introduced its new smart TV platform based on webOS at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the company made it clear that it wanted to change both the perception and purpose behind how such an interface would work. Smart TVs may have the moniker, but their look and feel have always felt like something was missing, putting LG and webOS in a unique position to take the lead. What can you expect from the platform when it launches on the company’s upcoming TVs?

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What's an IPS TV, and Why You REALLY Want It

by Blogger on ‎03-09-2014 01:20 PM - last edited on ‎06-04-2014 02:24 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You may be reading more about IPS when it comes to TV screens.  But what are IPS screens, how do you identify them, and why should you buy one?  

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Watch this Year's Super Bowl in Style, On a LG 60 inch Plasma HDTV!

by Blogger on ‎01-20-2014 11:41 PM - last edited on ‎04-17-2014 08:57 AM by Blogger

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Well, it's almost here! The matchup is now set for Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 @ 3:30PM Eastern Time between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. The game comes to us live from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and if you can't be there to see it all in person, then you might just want to do the next best thing and enjoy this colossal game on an equally massive TV—an LG 60" Plasma HDTV! Just add a top notch sound bar to blast all of the exciting sounds of the roaring crowd, the halftime mini concert, and the live play by play commentary, and you'll be in football Heaven. Click below to learn more about this awesome TV and a couple of high quality sound bars to go along with it.

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Overview: LG 50" 1080p 120Hz 3D LED Smart TV (50LA6205)

by Blogger on ‎12-20-2013 01:11 PM - last edited on ‎01-13-2014 01:24 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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HDTVs are a hot commodity this time of the year and heading into the Holiday Season. LG's 50" 3D, LED Smart TV seems to have captured the perfect storm of desirable features and performance for anyone looking for a premium 50-inch LED HDTV.

 

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LG shows off 55-inch Curved OLED TV, pre-orders ready

by Blogger on ‎10-30-2013 02:46 PM - last edited on ‎06-04-2014 02:43 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Canadians will be able to buy LG's 55-inch Curved OLED TV (55EA9800) when it launches this fall at Future Shop for the hefty price of $10,999. At just 4.5mm thick (at its thinnest point) and weighing in at just shy of 38 lbs. the TV comes off a little bit like a mini-theatre screen. And it’s OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), which means you’re getting some of the best picture quality ever seen. LG showed off the new TV for a hands-on look at an event in Toronto, and here’s the scoop.

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The Future is Here: LG’s Incredible 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-04-2013 04:43 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s impossible not to notice LG's 55" OLED HDTV, thanks to its unique curved screen. This 2D & 3D-ready powerhouse promises to revolutionize the home media viewing experience... but does it succeed? Read on.

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THE BEST GAME OF TAG YOU’LL EVER PLAY - THANKS TO LG’S TAG ON CONNECTIVITY

by Blogger on ‎09-30-2013 11:04 AM - last edited on ‎12-02-2013 03:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With a name like Tag On, LG’s NFC (Near Field Communication) feature is as easy to use as it is to say. LG’s new line of Smart TVs (LA6900 series and higher) come with a sticker in the box that acts like a communication portal between your NFC-enabled smartphone and TV.

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STOP SCREEN-PEEKERS IN THEIR TRACKS: LG RESTORES THE NOBLE SPORT OF GAMING

by Blogger on ‎09-12-2013 10:09 AM - last edited on ‎12-27-2013 01:20 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Every gamer has that friend who gains the bulk of their points not through skill, but through peeking. Thanks to LG, you can stop screen-peekers in their tracks. It’s LG’s Dual Play technology, and it allows two players to see totally different screens at the same time. 

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YOU WON’T BELIEVE Your eyes: LG’S ULTRA HD TV brings new meaning to ‘the big screen’

by Blogger on ‎09-11-2013 11:56 AM - last edited on ‎12-27-2013 01:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

                 lg orig.jpgRemember your first TV? Was it a 12-inch? 24-inch? TVs have come a long way, in both size and clarity, but thanks to LG, we’re in uncharted territory in a really good way. They’ve changed the game with this ultra-high definition, ultra-huge TV. It’s actually so big and the picture is so true-to-life, it’s like you’re sitting in front of a window watching real-world events unfold. 

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COMMAND YOUR TV LIKE NEVER BEFORE: INTRODUCING THE LG MAGIC REMOTE VOICE

by Blogger on ‎09-11-2013 11:42 AM - last edited on ‎12-27-2013 01:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Other than losing the cord about thirty-five years ago, remote controls have remained relatively unchanged. Until now. LG has introduced a remote that redefines the category by letting you do way more with it and making it fun and easy to use.

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