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Review: Lifesaver by Mio Power Bank Battery

by Blogger ‎08-21-2014 12:34 PM - edited ‎09-02-2014 04:35 PM


Miolifesaves.jpgExternal batteries have become a necessary staple for mobile users wanting to ensure continued use of their devices through long work days or while traveling. As with most accessories, different users and use cases will decide which version of the product makes most sense.



Win a Samsung 4K Ultra HD monitor in this contest from Future Shop

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎06-16-2014 03:31 PM - edited ‎06-23-2014 09:59 AM



Many of us spent hours looking at a computer monitor at home and at work. Whether you’re working on text or photos, working with videos or video games, you’ll notice the difference that a 4K monitor can make. We put the monitor to the test to see how it could make a difference in the lives of a photographer, an animation artist and a University student. Learn about their experience using this new monitor and about how to enter to win the amazing Samsung 4K monitor.


Samsung products simplify life by seamlessly working together

by Blogger on ‎05-21-2014 04:51 PM - last edited on ‎05-26-2014 09:18 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



If you look around your home and live in the world of Samsung when it comes to your entertainment devices, you are part of a growing ecosystem of the company’s products. All of them are designed to work seamlessly together, pushing content over or picking up where you left off. These also tend to be the devices you use and interact with most, so it stands to reason that they would be able to “talk” to each other. Here’s a quick look at how this web of connectivity actually works.


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



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!


Review: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2

by Blogger on ‎03-13-2014 10:22 AM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 09:55 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



A tablet with a 12.2-inch screen is hard to miss, no matter who makes it, but this being the NotePRO, Samsung has combined more real estate with the improved efficiency of the S Pen to create a compelling combination. Of course, at that screen size, it’s almost where the most portable of laptops currently are, raising questions about what you can get out of it over and above its basic tenets. As is, though, it’s a tablet that is easy on the eyes and takes the good things from Samsung’s TouchWiz, while leaving the extraneous stuff out of the way.


Review: Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4

by Blogger on ‎02-28-2014 02:28 PM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 09:56 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



There’s a reason why Samsung has put the “pro” moniker on its latest line of tablets, and it has everything to do with who the company thinks can benefit from using them. The Galaxy TabPRO 8.4-inch is the smallest of the new trio of Tabs, and while it may not have as much business-focused cachet as its bigger brothers do, it offers a unique experience for an Android tablet at this size and with this screen. If you’ve had your eye on a Samsung tablet already, this might be the one you’ve been looking for.


Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Series tablets

by Blogger on ‎11-24-2013 06:01 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 12:03 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

galaxy-4-3.jpgSince it first pushed out the original Galaxy Tab 7 in 2011, Samsung's been busy refining its tablet line. For 2013, the 7-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch tablets get completely refreshed. While the Samsung Galaxy 8-inch was featured here some time ago, we now take a look at what the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7-inch and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10-inch have to offer.


Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

by Blogger on ‎11-20-2013 04:04 PM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 09:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



Samsung seems to love experimenting with screen sizes, and since the Galaxy S4 is one of the company’s most widely known smartphones, why not give it the “diet” treatment and slim it down? The Galaxy S4 Mini is an interesting device, both for what it offers and why it was made in the first place. In effect, it actually does look like a skinnier Galaxy S4, and it doesn’t veer too far away in practice, either. Whether or not this is the right phone for you will really depend on your budget and whether size really matters to you — both for the screen and components inside.


Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

by Blogger on ‎07-19-2013 01:19 PM



Samsung is no slouch when it comes to tablets. They’ve been making some pretty popular devices lately in all sorts of categories. Their latest is the eight inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. It sits comfortable with the increasingly popular small tablets. If you’re shopping for a small tablet there are loads to choose from so let’s take a look at how the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 differentiates itself.



Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

by Blogger on ‎04-18-2013 03:05 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:36 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

10245384_5.jpgThe Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is an interesting little gadget. It sits somewhere between a smartphone and a tablet and does so in such a wonderful way, it is a wonder there aren’t more products like it. To some it might seem like an oversized smartphone. To others they may think of it as a small tablet. Once you use it for a while you’ll see what a nice hybrid it really is, and how it fills a need you might not have known you had.


Review: Samsung ATIV S

by Blogger on ‎02-26-2013 12:14 AM - last edited on ‎04-02-2013 04:04 PM by Administrator

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Windows Phone 8 has only been on the market for four months, and devices like Samsung’s ATIV S are designed to not only sell consumers on the platform, but also prove that the right combination of hardware and software makes the phone just as appealing as any other Windows Phone handset. Whether this has enough to beat out the Nokia Lumia 920 or HTC Windows 8X is really a matter of taste and preference.


Samsung Series 7 Ultra -- Future Shop @ CES

by Blogger on ‎01-08-2013 04:31 PM - last edited on ‎01-10-2013 03:31 PM by Retired Administrator

Samsung at CES 2013 - It's about integration

by Blogger ‎01-08-2013 02:34 PM - edited ‎01-08-2013 02:35 PM



It's about integration. That was the core of the discussion I had with Craig Mclennan last night. He's the VP for the consumer division  for Samsung Canada, and while he's only a year into this role he has big plans for the brand.


Preview: Samsung Windows 8 ATIV Smart PC tablets [with video]

by Retired Blogger ‎12-03-2012 10:40 AM - edited ‎12-14-2012 09:34 AM

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I recently got a chance to spend some time with Samsung’s new ATIV Smart PC and Smart PC Pro, both full Windows 8 (not RT) tablets, that can run both ‘Modern’ UI applications, and legacy Windows applications (think Windows 7 apps) in desktop mode. The ATIV Smart PC 500T is an entry-level model using a low-powered Atom CPU, and the ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T is a full-blown Ultrabook replacement, that has a Core i5 CPU and a 128GB SSD. Both tablets have optional keyboard docks, which turn them into convertible laptops.


After the break you can check out my video, in which Neil from Samsung Canada gives me a detailed walk-through of both models, and read more about these new tablets, which are available at Future Shop, the 500T now, the 700T soon.


Preview: Samsung Windows Phone 8 ATIV S [photo story with video]

by Retired Blogger ‎11-30-2012 11:04 AM - edited ‎12-14-2012 09:27 AM

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UPDATE: I have added a hands-on video of the Samsung ATIV S after the break.


Along with HTC and Nokia, one of Microsoft’s other big partners for the launch of Windows Phone 8 is Samsung. The first phone from Samsung running Microsoft’s new flagship OS is the ATIV S, and it will be launching in Canada on Bell, Rogers, Sasktel and TELUS. While it was expected to be in stores by now, it does seem like there has been a slight delay. According to this update, we should now see this superphone in early December. While I haven’t had a chance to properly test one out for an extended period, I did recently get to briefly play with one, so you can check out some photos of this gorgeous looking phone after the break.


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