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New Curved Samsung H8000 and H9000 TVs Available at Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎04-15-2014 03:49 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2014 11:59 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Samsung unveiled an impressive line-up of new, curved televisions that are set to redefine the market with their incredible combination of style, performance and features. While the sleek, curved screens that getting the lion’s share of attention, that’s really just the tip of the iceberg of what Samsung’s new “Smart” TVs have to offer.  Two of Samsung’s new flagship offerings – the Samsung H8000 and the Samsung H9000 (available soon) – are available now at Future Shop and futureshop.ca. Come see what these amazing new TVs can do!

 

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Samsung's 65 inch HDTV and some sound bar combos for the big game

by Blogger on ‎01-20-2014 07:37 AM - last edited on ‎04-01-2014 11:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The Denver Broncos are heading to the NFL Championship game against the Seattle Seahawks on February 2nd for what is expected to be another blockbuster Super Bowl.

 

The extravaganza will feature some of the most intriguing new commercials debuting during the game, an over the top halftime show provided by Bruno Mars and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. With more than 110.5 million viewers watching last year’s broadcast, this year’s numbers are expected to be of a similar magnitude.

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Ultra HD Spotlight: The Samsung 85” S9000 Series 120Hz 4K Ultra Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-28-2013 06:54 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:04 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Home theatre fans, meet the ultimate in luxury – the giant Samsung 85” S9000 120Hz 4K Ultra Smart TV. Featuring a groundbreaking Timeless Gallery design, the S9000 delivers astonishing playback that’s four times more detailed than today’s HDTVs. Join me for a brief history of 4K technology, followed by a detailed overview of this top-of-the-line television.

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State of the Art: A First Look at the Samsung 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎10-23-2013 07:42 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:11 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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OLED televisions are thinner, lighter, and brighter than their LED predecessors, producing superior contrast and bolder on-screen colours. The Samsung 55” 1080p OLED 3D Smart TV is one of the latest entries into the high-end 1080p market, delivering Full HD performance in both 2D and 3D. Here's a detailed overview of this curved television's technical capabilities.

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OLED lives up to the hype: Samsung's OLED TVs are coming to Canada soon

by Blogger on ‎09-26-2013 10:25 PM - last edited on ‎10-02-2013 10:51 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Tonight in downtown Toronto inside the Corus Entertainment building, Samsung Electronics Canada fittingly rolled out the company's branded blue carpet where celebrities, media and retailers like Future Shop were invited to celebrate the arrival of OLED.

 

 

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CES 2013: Samsung’s Evolution Kit could make your TV last for years longer

by Blogger on ‎01-10-2013 09:07 AM - last edited on ‎01-10-2013 09:46 AM by Retired Administrator

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Ultra HD and OLED have gotten the lion’s share of the hype at CES, but one of the most intriguing ideas surrounding TV is how to make them ‘new’ again for consumers. Samsung’s Evolution Kit may provide an opportunity in the future for TV owners to upgrade and gain access to new features the company comes out with in later TV models. In other words, spending all that money on a high-end flat-panel can presumably get a new lease on life after this kit is placed on the back.

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Samsung at CES 2013 - It's about integration

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

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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.

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CES 2013: Samsung unveils first quad-core LED TV

by Blogger on ‎01-07-2013 03:43 PM - last edited on ‎01-10-2013 09:59 AM by Retired Administrator

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At their CES press conference today, Samsung talked a lot about the evolution of TVs, and aside from smarter features and apps, some of the big news is that the F8000 LED TV is the first to have a quad-core processor built-in.

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Four Essentials for a GREAT New Year's Eve Party!

by Blogger ‎12-17-2012 02:22 PM - edited ‎12-17-2012 02:22 PM

Most of us are still busily preparing for Christmas, but don't forget that once the turkey is eaten and the gifts are unwrapped, New Year's Eve is right on its tail! If you are planning a New Year's Eve party, it's a good idea to make sure you have these four party essentials now.

 

1. Great music.

 

Let's face it, music can make or break a party! So, before the holidays get too busy, spend some time preparing a New Year's Eve playlist that will keep you guests in a festive mood.  (And, of course, be sure to have a copy of Auld Lang Syne ready to go at midnight!)  If your sound system is outdated, unreliable (or non-existent), treat yourself and your party guests to a better audio experience with a new docking station or speakers.

 

 

(For more information on this product, see "Samsung Speaker Docks Pack a Mighty Punch")


 

2. A great bar. 

 

It's easy to spruce up your bar area before the big night by adding sleek new bar stools or stylish bar accessories. A wine decanter, bottle chiller, martini shaker or easy-pull corkscrew will make your job a little easier, as well as make a great impression on your guests.  It's also a good idea to take stock of your glassware now to ensure that you have enough for all your guests, and that they won't be drinking from a chipped glass!

 

 

 

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Samsung Speaker Docks Pack a Mighty Punch

by Blogger on ‎12-10-2012 08:51 PM - last edited on ‎12-28-2012 04:53 PM by Retired Administrator

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Elegantly styled and reasonably priced, these two Samsung speaker docks promise consumers a punchy combination of power and affordability – but are they good enough to justify purchasing this holiday season? Let’s take a closer look and find out.

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The Samsung DA E750 is Awesome

by Blogger on ‎12-08-2012 07:10 PM - last edited on ‎12-12-2012 10:45 AM by Retired Administrator

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 The 100 watt Samsung iPod Wireless Speaker Dock was definitely designed with aesthetics in mind. From its polished wooden finish, to the glass window which offers an unobstructed view of the device’s glowing vacuum tubes, Samsung’s high-end dock promises to deliver rich, harmonic sound – and delivers it, too. Read on.

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1000+ Watts of Power: Amp up your Home Theatre for Less than $400

by Blogger on ‎12-06-2012 07:35 PM - last edited on ‎12-12-2012 10:46 AM by Retired Administrator

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Currently available for $400 or less, these three 1000+ watt bundles include all the components you’ll need to convert your lone HDTV into an entertainment juggernaut. Let’s take a good look at this trio of kits, and see if a home-theatre-in-a-box can kick your holidays into high gear.

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4K UHDTVs are almost here!

by Blogger on ‎11-22-2012 06:13 PM - last edited on ‎08-27-2013 12:07 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The TV of tomorrow has almost arrived! At 2160p, 4K delivers an astonishingly detailed 8.3 megapixel image. Sony, Samsung, and LG are currently in the process of releasing their first wave of Ultra High Definition consumer TVs. Let’s take a look at these flagship devices, and explore some of the capabilities of this exciting new technology.

 

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1080p 3D Solutions for Under a Grand

by Blogger on ‎10-25-2012 10:56 PM - last edited on ‎01-23-2013 10:51 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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When viewed in high definition, 3D really reveals an incredible depth of detail. Today, we'll be checking out some 3D 1080p options that are currently available for less than a thousand dollars. Before examining these big screen 3D solutions, let’s begin with a look at a premium 3D Blu-ray disc player.

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