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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 ‎03-19-2014 11:10 AM - edited ‎03-19-2014 04:02 PM

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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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A look back at CES 2014: Top 10 moments shared in photos and video

by Blogger on ‎01-13-2014 08:08 PM - last edited on ‎01-14-2014 10:56 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Another International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in the books. Although the world’s largest consumer electronics show just ended on Friday, after all the information, demonstrations and shiny bright lights from display booths and slick screens, it feels like it was ages ago.

 

To keep the memories alive, below are the top 10 moments and products Future Shop encountered while on site at CES.

 

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CES 2014: Celebs and the brands they represented (photos)

by Blogger ‎01-11-2014 12:31 PM - edited ‎01-11-2014 09:31 PM

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CES isn’t the same without seeing a celebrity or two endorsing big and small brands, jockeying for press and buyers’ attention. With good luck and by association of working for Canada’s largest electronics retailer, I had the good fortune of meeting some of the celebrities of CES 2014, and here are they in photos, with details of how they were spending their time at the show.

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CES 2014: Wearable, designer tech - Fitbit partners with fashion brand Tory Burch

by Blogger on ‎01-09-2014 01:57 PM - last edited on ‎01-13-2014 10:33 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Fitbit is taking steps into the right direction when it comes to design. At CES, the company announced it has partnered with high-end fashion brand, Tory Burch to release a premium line of accessories for their Flex model. 

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Pharrell Williams at CES 2014; Liquipel promo

by Blogger on ‎01-08-2014 05:12 PM - last edited on ‎01-10-2014 09:38 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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CES attendees 'got lucky' and had the chance to see and interact (lightly) with Grammy Award winning music sensation Pharrell Williams.

 

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The best of the best will be at CES; Future Shop is ready for the action

by Blogger on ‎01-04-2014 03:12 PM - last edited on ‎01-06-2014 11:23 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It's the first weekend of 2014 and you know what that means: time for the world to zero-in on Las Vegas to observe what's new and emerging in tech at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show.

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Future Shop opening stores at midnight for Xbox One launch

by Blogger on ‎11-19-2013 04:38 PM - last edited on ‎11-25-2013 10:26 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Every store except locations in Quebec and Sudbury are opening at 12:01 a.m. this Friday to sell the Xbox One, games and accessories to eagerly awaiting gamers and holiday gift-givers that must place them under the tree.

 

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Greatness happened at Future Shop for PlayStation 4 launch

by Blogger ‎11-16-2013 03:30 PM - edited ‎11-16-2013 03:52 PM

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Every Future Shop opened early yesterday for the release of one of the hottest consoles of the holidays: PlayStation 4. Chris Kattan even made the trip from Hollywood to help celebrate its arrival yesterday in downtown Toronto.

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Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan gaming on PS4 this Friday at Toronto Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2013 07:32 PM - last edited on ‎12-13-2013 12:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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To celebrate the arrival of the PlayStation 4 console launch in Canada, Future Shop is bringing Saturday Night Live star, A Night at the Roxbury legend and PlayStation fanatic, Chris Kattan to its flagship downtown Toronto store.

 

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Beginning Saturday, November 9 until close of business on Monday, November 11, 2013, Future Shop stores across the country are offering customer the opportunity to bring in one used game on a present generation console (Xbox 360, PS3, WiiU, Vita, 3DS) to trade for one his season's hottest titles, Assassin's Creed IV, Battlefield 4 or Call of Duty: Ghosts.

 

 

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Future Shop's 'Golden Ticket' grants guaranteed Xbox One on Nov. 22

by Blogger on ‎11-01-2013 04:52 PM - last edited on ‎11-01-2013 04:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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What is the "#GoldenTicketXboxOne" hashtag referenced in @FS_Gamer's Tweet from yesterday's Xbox giant console event? 

 

 

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Massive Xbox One console unboxing in Vancouver - Future Shop was there

by Blogger ‎11-01-2013 10:24 AM - edited ‎11-02-2013 08:19 AM

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It was a happy Halloween for Xbox One enthusiasts in downtown Vancouver yesterday at the corner of Nelson and Seymour Streets. The mystery surrounding the gigantic Xbox One replica was finally solved around 4:55 p.m. PST yesterday where Xbox gamers submitted their gamer tags overnight to power up and open the console.

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Select Future Shop stores opening at midnight for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag & Battlefield 4

by Blogger on ‎10-27-2013 11:20 AM - last edited on ‎10-28-2013 12:08 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The wait for two exciting game launches are within closer reach thanks to Future Shop opening select store locations at midnight tomorrow evening.

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Time for Pebble Smartwatch in Canada thanks to Futureshop.ca

by Blogger on ‎10-22-2013 10:13 PM - last edited on ‎01-16-2014 12:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Pebble Smartwatch, Kickstarter's most successful crowdfunding campaign that raised a whopping $10.2M in just 37 days, is finally coming to Canada thanks to Future Shop. This Friday, anxious Pebble enthusiasts can guarantee their wrists will wear the highly-touted smartwatch by pre-ordering one via Futureshop.ca.

 

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