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Ten Tablet Price Categories & what you can get in each!

by Blogger ‎10-20-2014 02:31 AM - edited ‎10-20-2014 06:20 PM

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This blog is all about Future Shop's huge selection of tablets and how there is something for every personality and something for every budget. If you were thinking of picking up a new tablet to help pass those long winter days, there's bound to be one that meets your needs and your price point at Future Shop. Simply click on through, scroll to your ideal price range, check out the item I've personally selected in that category, then click on the link to view Future Shop's full selection of products in your chosen price range. From there you can select the tablet that most appeals to your individual tastes and requirements. It's that easy! Just click on through ...

 
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Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 4

by Blogger on ‎10-19-2014 01:04 PM - last edited on ‎10-22-2014 10:33 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Samsung makes several different smartphones, but if there’s one that stands out above the others for the company, it’s probably the Galaxy Note 4. The latest in the line that arguably kicked off the “phablet” era, the Note 4 isn’t a huge leap forward from the previous model, yet it still benefits from some of the tinkering Samsung has done with it. The company would like the S Pen stylus to stand out more, and it might with its improved performance here, but the real gem is the big sharp 5.7-inch display.

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

by Blogger on ‎09-03-2014 09:38 AM - last edited on ‎09-11-2014 01:25 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Samsung unveiled two new smartphones at an event that ran simultaneously in New York, Berlin and Beijing, with the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. This marks the first time that two unique Note handsets will be released, though neither is a huge departure from the existing formula. The Note 4 is Samsung’s most powerful phone to date, while the Note Edge uses a curve on the side of its screen to display information like a ticker or menu bar.

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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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Samsung devices up for grabs in Future Shop contest

by Blogger on ‎08-21-2014 02:42 PM - last edited on ‎08-22-2014 05:07 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Part of the reason Samsung is such a recognizable brand is because it dabbles in more than just a couple of product categories. Known for its smartphones and tablets, the company is also in the wearables and camera spaces, creating them in a way that is part of the larger family. Whether you are looking for a more connected ecosystem or just one particular device for back to school, here are some options for you.

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Are you ready for the future? Many students are beginning to gather the tools and technology they’ll need to go back to school. Future Shop and Samsung are going to help you learn what tools you’ll need in the future with their #futureshopping contest. Follow the twitter exchange and you may gain valuable insight into what will make you the most prepared to meet the demands of the future. You may also win one of the $1000 weekly prizes, or perhaps even the grand prize worth over $6000! Read on for more details:

 

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

by Blogger on ‎06-30-2014 07:56 PM - last edited on ‎07-02-2014 03:00 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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In the space of less than six months, Samsung has launched three different tablet variants in a quest to offer something for everyone, and the Galaxy Tab S falls in the premium consumer column. Where the TabPRO is primarily targeted at business users and the Galaxy Tab 4 line aimed at the budget-conscious, the Galaxy Tab S is the company’s elite consumer tablet, meant to not only be the best Samsung can deliver, but also the best on the market.

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In most cases, updating the software or operating system on a device is an iterative exercise where the latest version simply adds or replaces features from the previous one. Then there are unique cases like Samsung’s first-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch, where an update has turned into an overhaul, pushing the Android-based platform it originally ran on in favour of Tizen, the software running on the Galaxy Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit wearables.

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Review: Samsung UD590 UHD 28" 4K Monitor

by Blogger on ‎06-13-2014 07:00 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2014 10:00 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Renowned as a leader in UHD 4K TVs, it probably comes as no surprise that Samsung has now brought UHD 4K display technology to its monitor line up. The launch of Samsung’s UD590 28” 4K Monitor is among very few models on the market that are making the 4K viewing experience affordable for all desktop users. Samsung has always held a strong reputation in display technology, but it wasn’t until I sat down to play with the UD590 monitor that I really noticed the stark difference between a truly high-end display and other conventional monitors I’ve used.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear Apps

by Blogger ‎05-31-2014 08:06 AM - edited ‎06-04-2014 06:28 AM

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The Samsung Galaxy Gear watch has come a long way in a seemingly very short period of time. A year is almost an eternity in the tech world, and there is heavy competition in the smartwatch space (with more on the way), but Samsung has found a way to stand out in the crowd, and get developers on board for the ride.  Such is the case with the recent influx in native applications available for download in the Samsung Apps market place. Working exclusively on a Samsung device and in conjunction with the Gear 1, Gear 2, Gear Neo and Gear Fit, these apps were designed to make your life easier and that much more reliant on that sometimes ostentatious wrist candy you’re rocking.

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Enter to win a Samsung 65 inch 4K Curved Screen TV from Future Shop

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎05-12-2014 09:14 AM - edited ‎05-15-2014 08:30 AM

curved-television.jpgWhat is the biggest news in televisions for 2014?  I won’t keep you in suspense: it is the new curved screen televisions. Do you want to be one of the first to own a brand new Samsung 4K curved screen TV? Future Shop and Samsung are going to make that happen. Find out how you can win the newest and best television available.

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Review: Samsung Gear Fit

by Blogger on ‎04-17-2014 09:27 PM - last edited on ‎05-21-2014 10:59 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Is Samsung’s Gear Fit a smartwatch or a fitness band? Could it be both, and if so, can it pull it off? These are reasonable questions for a device that doesn’t really have one distinct purpose, yet manages to carve out a unique identity. Straddling the line like that can be risky for an unproven gadget, but then again, the Fit doesn’t usually act alone, relying on certain Galaxy devices to expand on its capabilities. The result is an interesting one that shows promise, though a slam dunk remains elusive.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 is a notable evolutionary step in the right direction

by Blogger on ‎04-09-2014 11:50 AM - last edited on ‎04-11-2014 05:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When Samsung released the Galaxy Note 3 last fall, I called it the company’s true flagship smartphone because there wasn’t much else like it on the market. By that time, the Galaxy S4 had the notoriety despite being supplanted by a few other handsets. The Galaxy S5 is not a huge leap forward from its predecessor, but it is a notable evolutionary step in the right direction that ensures this phone will compete to be the best.

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Handling the Samsung GS5 and Gear 2 Neo pre-launch thanks to Rogers, Samsung & Trevor Linden

by Blogger on ‎04-08-2014 10:16 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2014 09:57 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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To celebrate the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone and Galaxy Gear Neo smartwatch this weekend, Rogers hosted a fun-filled media event to showcase the devices and even brought Captain Canuck, Trevor Linden, to show off his experiences with the devices.

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TabPRO vs. NotePRO

by Blogger on ‎04-04-2014 03:41 PM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 09:54 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Not sure which Samsung Tablet is best for you? Compare the differences between the equally stunning 12.2" Samsung Galaxy TabPro & 12.2" Samsung Galaxy NotePro!

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