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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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Review: WD Live TV Media

by Blogger on ‎02-22-2014 11:31 AM - last edited on ‎02-27-2014 03:04 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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You may know Western Digital primarily as a hard drive manufacturer but they have also had a fair amount of success with media streaming HDTV gadgets in the past but it’s a highly competitive category with companies like Google, Apple, and Roku fighting tooth and nail for supremacy. I’ve spent some time taking the WD Live TV media player for a spin and am pleased to see how well it stacks up against that competition. It doesn’t just hold its own, it offers some great features and performance at a very wallet friendly price. It certainly offers a lot of bang for your buck.

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Overview: LG 42LN5200 Full HD LED TV

by Blogger ‎01-19-2014 01:16 PM - edited ‎01-19-2014 01:22 PM

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My father is an industrial engraver and he’s a very practical guy. He started his own business in the mid-eighties, and in that time he hasn’t been one for excess or flashiness for the sake of flashiness; I can’t count the number of times he told me, in his thick Birmingham accent “…the right tool for the right job.”

 

The LG 42LN5200 is the right tool for a lot of people, and it might be perfect for you too. It’s a display built for simple, accessible watchingand with the right equipment it could be a great choice for a few different types of customers.

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Surge protect your new TV and other home theatre equipment

by Blogger ‎01-15-2014 08:34 AM - edited ‎01-15-2014 10:43 AM

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The holidays are a time of family, relaxing (I say that loosely, though; there is often little relaxing when everyone is under one roof), and of course, gift giving. Now that the family has gone on their respective ways and work is back to its fast-paced hustle, it’s time to dive into all the gadgets that have been staring you down, awaiting your excitingly over-zealous use. However, with said new gadgets, (think: TV’s, sound systems, game consoles, etc.) all running simultaneously, consuming copious amounts of energy, comes a real worry – power surges; they’re real, and they happen more often than one would think.

 

So what can you do to protect your house and precious new toys? Let’s take a look at a few popular models of surge protectors and discuss what makes them special:

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CONTEST EXTENDED- LAST CHANCE! Walking Dead Season 3 CONTEST!

by Emerging Expert ZeroX39 Emerging Expert ‎08-26-2013 09:01 AM - edited ‎09-03-2013 03:16 PM

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To celebrate the release of the 3rd season of walking dead on August 27th we are giving away FREE copies of the Collectors editions!

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In home TV repairs from Future Shop

by Blogger on ‎06-06-2013 11:08 AM - last edited on ‎07-15-2013 04:56 PM by Administrator

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We've all experienced that moment of having your television break down on you. It can bring upon many emotions: panic, sadness, frustration... devastation even if it's in the middle of your favourite show that you did not PVR.

 

While Future Shop can't bring that show back (although perhaps they can re-enact the final scenes if they happened to catch it), we can fix your television!

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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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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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Awesome 3D performance from LG + A great deal on Toshiba's 32“ HDTV

by Blogger ‎01-09-2013 08:53 PM - edited ‎02-01-2013 03:51 PM

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First up, let's begin with an overview of LG’s spectacular 55” 3D LED Smart TV, an outstanding device with one of the boldest and brightest screens in its class. Then, we’ll finish up with a look at Toshiba’s 32” LED HDTV – a high quality component that can now be purchased at a bargain of a price.

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CES 2013: Sony will offer up-converting from Blu-ray to 4K

by Blogger on ‎01-09-2013 09:07 AM - last edited on ‎05-16-2013 11:41 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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You can’t walk the show floor without either seeing something about Ultra HD (or 4K) or hearing somebody mention it, but one thing that hasn’t been mentioned as much is upconverting from Blu-ray to 4K. Sony presented what upconverted content looks like, and while it appears impressive, it harkens back to a time when DVD looked just a little closer to HD.

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