Tech Blog

Announcements

Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and FutureShop.ca will now be available at Best Buy and BestBuy.ca. We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.

Visit futureshop.ca for more details & click here to learn more about what this means for the Tech Yeah Community.

Have a question about technology? Join the Best Buy Plug-in Community to have it answered!

New technology solutions to help you stream music to every room in your home

by Blogger on ‎02-17-2015 06:00 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2015 01:36 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

play-family.jpg

 

We're facing a tidal change in the way we consume music. The way music is played back has also undergone dramatic change. While wired speakers are traditonal solutions, more and more people are enjoying the benefits of wireless speakers which offer great sound but have added flexibility. Bluetooth connected speakers as well as Sonos' audio-focused network connectors and wireless speakers  are great solutions worth checking out to get sound in every room in your home.

Read more...

You can do it at the last minute: Hot holiday tech gift ideas in video (part 1)

by Blogger ‎12-21-2014 03:28 PM - edited ‎12-23-2014 02:51 PM

8340046905_985e0ddf61_z.jpg 

 

Is the last minute holiday shopping phenomenon by men a myth? Personally, as a guy who annually enjoys the challenge of shopping for gifts under the tree and in the stockings leading up to December 25th, I don't think so, but enterprise solutions company SAP and Ipsos believes it is.

 

 

Read more...

Sonos app getting makeover, new search feature

by Blogger ‎03-20-2014 09:23 PM - edited ‎03-24-2014 02:43 PM

Sonos-new-app-main-web.jpg

Sonos has already carved out a reputation for making elegant and stylish speakers and sound quality to match, which might explain why it’s pursuing an elegant solution for its Controller app on Android and iOS. The company is planning to overhaul the app to include a universal search function that transcends not just the music stored on your device, but also the services you subscribe to. The public beta is now available on Android, and will be available on iOS later in the spring, with PC and Mac to follow later this year. Here’s a quick look at what you can expect to find in it.

Read more...

Sonos Android stream.jpg

 

If you have a Sonos sound system and an Android phone, you will probably love the latest update. In basic terms, you can now play music stored on your phone or tablet wirelessly over to a Sonos system. This follows in the footsteps of iOS, which added local streaming playback back in December.

Read more...

It's official: Sonos Playbar coming to Future Shop on March 5

by Blogger on ‎02-13-2013 06:57 PM - last edited on ‎02-18-2013 02:45 PM by Retired Administrator

 

Sonos_IMG_0023.jpg

 

With my love of gadgets, I consider everyday an exciting one in the Future Shop headquarters, but they get even more awesome when newly announced products are shown inside the building. Sonos recently announced they are launching their first-ever sound bar, the new Sonos Playbar, hitting the Future Shop stores and Futureshop.ca on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, and I was fortunate enough to get up close and personal with it today.

 

 

Read more...

Coming soon to Future Shop: Sonos first sound bar

by Blogger on ‎02-13-2013 10:35 AM - last edited on ‎02-15-2013 01:38 PM by Retired Administrator

SonosPlayBar.jpg

(Photo: Sonos)

 

Sonos made huge headlines in the tech world recently by announcing it will be launching its first sound bar this year. Dubbed the Sonos Playbar Wireless HiFi Soundbar, the hi-def sound bar features nine-speakers (six mid-woofer, three tweeter) and is a perfect pairing for any HDTV.

Read more...

Sonos introduces the Sub

by Blogger on ‎06-24-2012 01:56 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2012 04:58 PM by Administrator

SUB with couch.jpg

 

If you’ve already got a Sonos speaker or two around the house you’ll know the basics of how the system works. Sonos has just launched a new subwoofer to enrich that wireless home audio experience even further.

Read more...

New Sonos Controller apps out next week

by Blogger on ‎03-15-2012 09:34 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2012 04:59 PM by Administrator

Sonos-Controller-Family.jpg

 

If you’re at all interested in home audio streaming then you’ll want to check out what Sonos has up its sleeve. Next week you’ll be able to download the next version of the Sonos Controller software for both OSX and Windows.

Read more...

Review: Sonos Play:3

by Blogger on ‎01-31-2012 09:30 AM - last edited on ‎08-29-2012 04:57 PM by Administrator

SONOS_PLAY3_Android.jpg

Sonos is a company that’s been pretty visible to me lately. First, I had one of their Play:3 speakers in my place for about a month, and then I got to speak with them at CES to discuss their plans for Canada in 2012. They’re looking to be more visible with you, the consumer, as well, and the Play:3 is one of the key products to make that happen. How does it stand up as a standard-bearer?

Read more...

About Tech Blog
                         
MartinR - Editor-in-Chief
PaulH - Gaming Editor
gaming & movies
TeddyK - Cell and Computing Editor
cell, computers, gaming, photo & gadgets
Graham - Photo and Fitness Tech Editor
photography
Rajio
Computers, Audio & Home Theatre
ThePej
Appliances and Lifestyle
Elliott
Appliances, Gaming & Mobile
gadjosevilla
Mobile, Appliances, Portable Audio
Beverly Chung
Gadgets & Lifestyle
BradPajuluoma
Gaming
Leo Bond
Toys and Gadgets
AshleyMartyn
Musical Instruments
ErinLYYC
Home Theatre, Lifestyle
CoreyHerscu
Home Theatre and Mobile
Sammyalawrence
baby & parenting
lindseyr
home & lifestyle
Top Kudoed Authors
User Kudos Count
9
3
3
1
Labels
Users Online
Currently online: 2 members 71 guests
Recent signins:
Please welcome our newest community members:
© 2011 Future Shop. All rights reserved. For personal, noncommercial use.