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Breville bringing the Boss of all blenders to Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎10-16-2014 01:28 PM - last edited on ‎10-16-2014 02:10 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the shockingly amount of addictives, chemicals and fillers added to much of the food we eat today, I prefer making not only my own beverages at home, but meals too. I’ve always been a believer in the power of blenders, especially when I observe my local juice shops using those fancy, powerful, commercial-grade blenders. Well, now that powerful experience can be brought home thanks to the new Breville Boss super blender.

 

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I'll Take-Two of this weekend any day: NBA2K15 experience, game now available at Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎10-07-2014 10:37 AM - last edited on ‎10-09-2014 11:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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This past weekend is one I’ll never forget. Thanks to Future Shop’s relationship with video game developer, Take-Two Interactive, our Tech Blog was among several select Vancouver-based reporters and bloggers that attended an exclusive VIP NBA2K15 launch event at Rogers Arena. 

 

 

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Official: VIZIO now available at Future Shop across Canada

by Blogger on ‎09-12-2014 05:02 AM - last edited on ‎09-19-2014 09:44 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The wait is over. VIZIO Smart TVs and audio products are now officially available across all Future Shop locations across Canada and online at www.futureshop.ca.

 

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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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Top summer gadgets round-up (with video) - get them while it's hot

by Blogger on ‎08-24-2014 12:11 PM - last edited on ‎09-11-2014 01:28 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

 Screen Shot 2014-08-24 at 11.50.58 AM.pngTime flies. Can you believe it's already closing in on the end of August? Now is the time to maximize final weeks of summer. To help get you motivated and outdoors, consider enhancing the weeks left with some exciting gear from Future Shop.

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THINKWARE Shifts Car Tech Into High Gear

by Blogger on ‎08-22-2014 12:23 PM - last edited on ‎08-22-2014 04:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You can’t reinvent the wheel, but you can certainly reimagine how you get around on four of them.

 

Car technology has shifted into high gear in terms of connectivity options, letting drivers optimize their automobiles with a plethora of gadgets and gizmos. While most are dismissed as novelty items that don’t do much other than capture the attention of passers-by, every so often there emerges a piece of car tech that is so cutting-edge, so easy-to-use, and so all-around practical for every type of driver that it stands apart.

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Event Recap: Autograph Session with Sibel Kekilli of Game of Thrones

by Blogger on ‎08-18-2014 01:08 PM - last edited on ‎08-18-2014 01:51 PM by Administrator

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Last week, Future Shop in downtown Vancouver played host to one of the stars of Game of Thrones, Sibel Kekilli, who is known for her portrayal of ‘Shae’. Making a special meet-and-greet appearance for legions of devoted fans, Kekilli took photos and signed various memorabilia and merchandise to promote the upcoming release of Game of Thrones Season 4, available for pre-order on Blu-ray and on DVD

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Five reasons why the new Surface Pro 3 rocks

by Blogger on ‎06-23-2014 11:05 PM - last edited on ‎06-25-2014 02:56 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I had a chance to check out Surface Cafe with Future Shop to experience it and get an intimate look at the Surface Pro 3 tablet. Here are five reasons why the latest from Microsoft rocks.

 

 

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Create, Connect and Innovate at Microsoft Surface Café: The Darcys and Michael Wekerle

by Blogger on ‎06-23-2014 10:21 PM - last edited on ‎06-24-2014 09:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The Surface Pro 3 launch celebration at Microsoft's pop-up Surface Café continued on Day 2 of the weekend long event, with Toronto's own Jason Couse and Wes Marksell from The Darcys taking the stage in front of a jam-packed crowd of fans.

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Creativity hits Microsoft's Surface Cafe: Minkoff, Cronenberg and Manapul

by Blogger on ‎06-21-2014 02:47 PM - last edited on ‎06-24-2014 09:30 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The Surface Pro 3, the tablet that can replace your laptop, is officially available in Canada. To celebrate the occasion, Microsoft has built a pop-up coffee shop on the vibrant Queen St. W. in Toronto fittingly dubbed the Surface Cafe.  This creative hub came alive with the general public interacting with the latest creation by Microsoft and through appearances by notable professionals using the Surface Tab 3, such as Rebecca Minkoff's brother Uri, Caitlin Cronenberg and Francis Manapul.

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Future Shop goes beyond the Surface Pro 3 this weekend, into the #SurfaceCafe

by Blogger on ‎06-19-2014 06:15 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2014 09:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

Microsoft is making a major splash this weekend in Toronto by hosting their official launch events to welcome and showcase the new Surface Pro 3 tablet through a pop-up café dubbed Surface Café. Future Shop will be there in full force to go hands-on with the tablet.

 

 

 

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Vancouver artist and Future Shop customer Paul Burgoyne receives new gear

by Blogger on ‎06-08-2014 07:05 PM - last edited on ‎06-13-2014 02:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You may have heard about the amazing story about a Vancouver-based artist, Paul Burgoyne being reunited with his shipwrecked camera that was lost at sea in 2012. In addition to being reported by just about every major news outlet across Canada, he made international news too.  The story caught Future Shop's attention too. Read on and watch the video produced by the Vancouver Sun.

 

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Future Shop presents one of the smartest lofts in Canada

by Blogger on ‎05-09-2014 07:01 AM - last edited on ‎05-09-2014 08:32 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The concept of home automation is simple: using the power of wifi and Long-term Evolution (LTE) on our mobile devices to connect and control common household items in the home, even when in another part of town, or on the other side of the world. Yes, home automation is that cool. 

 

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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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4K TVs, new cameras and other gear Sony is bringing to Canada this year

by Blogger on ‎03-19-2014 11:10 AM - last edited on ‎06-04-2014 04:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Not everything shown at the world's largest tech stage, CES, debuts the same year. However, Sony wanted to make it easier on us Canadians to see which of their cutting-edge lines are coming to market at a Future Shop near you during 2014. 

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