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Review: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

by Blogger ‎02-20-2015 09:29 AM - edited ‎02-22-2015 12:14 PM

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It’s patently obvious that smartphone screens continue to creep up in size, and the extra real estate should make it easier to do everything you want to do. Samsung can be credited with having kicked off this current era of larger displays with the original Galaxy Note. The Galaxy Note Edge is less a clone than it is an offshoot of the Note 4, a phone that was probably among the best of 2014. The curved screen on the edge gives it a unique identity and usability, and one that does require a learning curve unto itself.

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Tips For Choosing Toys For Your Baby Or Toddler

by Blogger on ‎02-20-2015 07:57 AM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 10:00 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I found out after having my first baby, choosing the right toy for a growing and changing baby and toddler can be a little overwhelming. There are just so many different toys available, and it can be hard to pick and choose what they’d really like to play with. Here are some tips for choosing toys for your baby or toddler.

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Little Tikes Toy Brand - Developmental Fun For The Tiniest Tots in Town!

by Blogger on ‎02-20-2015 03:28 AM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 09:11 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

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In today's blog I explore the exciting world of the Little Tikes toy brand! Little Tikes toys are top quality products that are specifically designed for the littlest people among us. They help kids to learn, play, and develop both their motor skills and imaginations. Read on to learn more about this exciting brand and discover some of its top toy offerings!

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The Business trip survival guide

by Blogger on ‎02-19-2015 11:37 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2015 11:38 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Business travel is usually meticulously schedule-driven, and often quite hectic. It is vital, therefore, to be adequately prepared before leaving to ensure your trip is a success. As someone who travels for business each year, I present my best tips to help make sure your experience is as smooth, and comfortable, as possible.

 

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A convertible laptop is designed to be a hybrid 2-in-1 solution—a laptop when you need to be productive, and a tablet when you want to consume content with less size and weight. These come in various designs, and there are plenty to choose from. Much like their purpose in being versatile, convertibles change what a conventional laptop can be. If you’re in the market for something new, a 2-in-1 might be unique enough to sway you.

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Explore the innovative developments in Samsung appliances

by Blogger on ‎02-19-2015 11:02 AM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 08:00 AM by Blogger

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If you like to stay abreast of all the exciting developments in the world of home appliances, then you'll definitely want to know all about Samsung's recent technological advancements to kitchen appliances such as ovens and fridges. In this article I examine a few of Samsung's individual product offerings in a bit of detail to see just what these appliances can do! Moreover, I also preview a few of their other upcoming products that will be launching over the course of 2015.

 

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How to perform a system transfer from Nintendo 2DS/3DS to New Nintendo 3DS XL

by Blogger on ‎02-17-2015 10:36 PM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 09:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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So you just upgraded to a New Nintendo 3DS XL console? First off, good choice! As I mentioned in my unboxing video of the new system, there are tons of great new features to enjoy. Now that you have your shiny new handheld system, you're probably wondering how to transfer the years of precious content you have stored on your older Nintendo 2DS, 3DS, or 3DS XL system. The good news is that it's a fairly painless process, and I'm here to walk you through all the steps you need to take!

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Pioneer Elite's AV receivers offer premium features for a great home theatre

by Blogger ‎02-17-2015 08:12 AM - edited ‎02-26-2015 06:46 AM

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A great AV receiver is the soul of a home theatre set-up and will dictate the quality, loudness and depth of audio as it plays it from various sources. Pioneer's Elite line of AV receivers are designed for the most discriminating audiophile's tastes and offer a range of wired and wireless connectivity solutions to all the latest formats and technologies.
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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

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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.

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Go hands-free in any car with new Pioneer audio decks

by Blogger ‎02-16-2015 09:23 AM - edited ‎02-17-2015 04:25 PM

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Distracted driving laws across all the Canadian provinces and territories (except for Nunavut) usually amount to financial penalties when police catch you using your smartphone while behind the wheel. Going hands-free is, of course, a matter of safety, but it should also be one of convenience, which is what Pioneer tries to offer with its audio head units.

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Evolve Xbox One Launch Party was all about the thrill of the Hunt!

by Blogger ‎02-15-2015 10:19 PM - edited ‎02-15-2015 10:33 PM

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The hunt was on in Toronto this week as Xbox Canada hosted the Evolve Launch Party, an event celebrating the release of Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games new multiplayer shooter. Taking place at the Burroughes Building on Queen Street West, this launch party featured numerous attractions including playable game stations, a "feeding" station, and a training room for those playing Evolve for the very first time. My first stop though was at the green screen photo booth, where as you can see above, I had a blast being the Goliath's next dinner!

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There used to be a time when getting a new PC was both an exciting event and a bit of a headache since it meant you had to deal with the growing pains of transitioning from your old PC to your new one. There were many challenges and chores to put up with in the migration. These days that’s not the case at all and if you’ve been taking advantage of modern computing you can make the whole process surprisingly quick, easy, and pain free. I’ve got to use a different new PC just about every week and I’ve managed to streamline the whole process to make it amazingly simple and efficient so that I can be up and running in no time at all with all my familiar data, preferences, and software.

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How to Organize an Oscars Brunch Party

by Blogger on ‎02-14-2015 07:39 PM - last edited on ‎02-18-2015 01:35 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The Oscars are happening on February 22! If it’s an all-day event for the celebrities involved, shouldn’t it be one for you, too? Why not host an Oscars-themed brunch, followed by a Hollywood hot topics discussion and a viewing of the ceremony itself? Here are some ideas to get you started. 

 

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FitBark Dog Activity Monitor Preview

by Blogger on ‎02-14-2015 02:36 PM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 01:30 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Dogs, just like people, need to be active to be healthy.  In the wild, dogs can run free, hunt, and play at will.  But domesticated dogs are a lot different from their wild canine cousins.  How much does your dog really get up to play or run?  You can find out using the FitBark Dog Activity Monitor.

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Pre-Order MLB 15 The Show Online to receive free MLB Team or Player Skin

by Blogger ‎02-13-2015 09:42 PM - edited ‎02-13-2015 09:58 PM

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Major League Baseball season is right around the corner, which means it's time to get ready for the next big entry in the fan-favourite sports franchise, MLB The Show! There are tons of great new features introduced in this year's edition, including licensed equipment for the first time ever in the series, as well as a new Universal Rewards system, year-to-year saves, and more. As a special bonus, if you pre-order the PlayStation 4 version of MLB 15 The Show online on FutureShop.ca, you'll receive a special MLB Team or Player Skin for your DualShock 4 game controller!

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