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Meet the New Sony X850B TV

by Blogger on ‎04-19-2014 11:59 AM - last edited on ‎04-21-2014 11:13 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Sony is known as one of the best when it comes to TVs and at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, they unveilled their new line-up of high def technology.  Their new offerings are all about HD and the highest resolution. You might call them the “X-men” of the TV world; meet the  XBR-X850B, XBR-X900B, and XBR-X950B.  These sets will blow you away with their 4K capabilites and they come exclusively to Future shop in four sizes. 

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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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Where's My 4K Content? What You Can Watch NOW in Glorious 4K

by Blogger on ‎03-09-2014 01:49 PM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 04:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


mib 4k.jpgOne of the biggest complaints about 4K TV is not that it isn’t the best video quality around.  Up to now the biggest problem has been that there’s nothing broadcast in true 4K to watch.  

 

Things are changing, albeit slowly.  Several of the major broadcasters and content providers are making a lot more content available, whether it’s classic movies, or brand new must-see TV.

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Sony announces 4K content at CES 2014

by Blogger on ‎01-17-2014 01:29 PM - last edited on ‎01-17-2014 04:01 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Every brand showcased 4K technology in various shapes and sizes at CES 2014. But what is there to watch even if you owned a UHD TV today? Sony opened their CES press conference on Monday Jan 6th with assurances that 4K content is here.

 

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Fit for Football! The Best TV to Watch the Superbowl on is a Sony

by Blogger on ‎01-13-2014 06:02 PM - last edited on ‎01-14-2014 03:55 PM by Blogger


Game fans, welcome to the arena!  Tonight we are going to give 110% to the search for the ideal home theatre combo. <And the crowd goes wild!> The field has never been greener! The uprights have never been yellower. The pigskin has never been piggier. And Peyton Manning's eyes have never been bluer... you know, if that's why you like watching football or whatever. Because have we got a great new TV for you to watch football's biggest game! fs sony 65 2 .jpg

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CES 2014: New Sony 4K TVs look and sound incredible

by Blogger on ‎01-07-2014 10:43 PM - last edited on ‎01-08-2014 11:53 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Following a fun-filled Sony press conference on Monday evening, Future Shop had the opportunity to kick off the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by visiting the massive pavilion offered by Sony Electronics. There, we were mesmerized by a number of cool technologies, including wearable technology for humans and animals, and of course, advancements in big screen televisions.

 

Sony’s 2014 television line-up was impressive. Here’s a look at what stopped us in our tracks.

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Breaking the Myths of 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎11-18-2013 08:29 AM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 04:05 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

You've probably heard good and bad things about 4K or "Ultra HD" TVs.  Some of the bad stuff is even true!  But things are changing all the time in technology, and what you heard even last season about 4K may not still be accurate.  Let's fact-check a few of the myths, shall we?

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3D Performance: Getting to know the Sony 55" 1080p 120Hz Passive 3D Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎09-19-2013 01:32 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:56 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Let's review the differences between Active & Passive 3D technology, before exploring the impressive capabilities of Sony's 55" 1080p Full HD powerhouse.

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Top of the Line: The Sony 65” 4K Ultra HD 240Hz Smart 3D LED TV

by Blogger on ‎07-30-2013 09:00 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2013 02:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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A new generation of 4K televisions has arrived. Equipped with a state-of-the-art TRILUMINOS display, the Sony 65” 4K Ultra HD 240Hz Smart 3D LED TV delivers an image that’s four times more detailed than 1080p – for a price that’s surprisingly accessible, especially when compared to its Ultra HD predecessors.

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Review: Sony X Series SRS-BTX500 wireless speaker

by Blogger on ‎06-25-2013 11:24 PM - last edited on ‎01-20-2014 12:47 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Good sound and good music doesn’t have to come out of a huge speaker, especially if you’re living in a smaller space, like an apartment or condo. Sony’s X Series speaker (SRS-BTX500) is a model that isn’t portable enough to take with you everywhere, but packs in impressive audio quality that can fill a room without taking up too much real estate.

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Content is king and 4K TVs know it

by Blogger on ‎05-02-2013 04:56 PM - last edited on ‎08-27-2013 12:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Content is king when it comes to new TV technology. The good news is as we welcome 4K TVs to the television line-up at Future Shop, there will be a solid selection of content and built-in technology to up-convert and display images four times greater than the present high-definition (HD) format. 

 

 

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Future Shop in Hollywood getting the scoop on 4K technology

by Blogger on ‎04-23-2013 08:05 AM - last edited on ‎01-03-2014 08:44 AM by Administrator

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This week, both fellow Future Shop Tech Blog contributor Carl-Edwin Michel and I are in Hollywood with our incredible friends at Sony discovering more about 4K gadgets coming to a Future Shop and Futureshop.ca, technology and how this resolution is the future of the silver screen and into our living and work spaces.

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Review: The Sony Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2013 05:16 PM - last edited on ‎06-06-2013 10:41 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Thanks to the ongoing successes of the Vaio and BRAVIA product lines, expectations were high when I sat down to test out the Sony Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi. Here’s what my initial trial run of this device revealed.

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Super Bowl Sony: The 55” 1080p 3D LED Smart TV

by Blogger ‎01-17-2013 08:02 PM - edited ‎02-01-2013 03:59 PM

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On February 2nd, the sun will slowly inch above the carnival city of New Orleans. Soon, crowds will descend on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome  – which will fill with over seventy-five thousand fans by nightfall. Welcome to Super Bowl XLVII. As the Falcons, Ravens, Patriots, and 49ers continue their battle for dominance, the time has come for you to gear up too. Let’s take a detailed look at Sony 55” 1080p 240Hz 3D LED Smart TV, and see how it can bring this year’s game to life.

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Looking into the future of home theatre: Sony's new 84" 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎09-20-2012 01:57 PM - last edited on ‎05-16-2013 11:43 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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This week Sony invited me to check out their new 84” 4K TV (XBR-84X900) in person. I knew it would be big, and probably quite pretty. I wasn’t prepared for just how big and pretty it would end up actually being. Sure you may have a pretty good idea what 84” looks like, but when it's such a vibrant and sharp screen, it makes it even more of a show stopper. This is both the largest and highest resolution TV sony has ever produced.

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