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Back to School - A dorm room gaming console is a must have this year

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 02:22 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:46 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


There are a lot of things vying for space in your dorm room this year, and all of them are important. There’s one piece of gear that you might not have thought of that can change your school year. What could be so revolutionary? A game console. Read on to find out why.



Improve your travel shots with the right lens.

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 12:10 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:42 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Why do we travel? For many it’s a chance to experience new things, see new places, and meet new people. Sharing these things with our friends and family through beautiful, fun, and one-of-a-kind pictures is one of the best parts; preserving a perfect moment make it last a lifetime. When you’re traveling with your Canon Digital SLR camera you have a wide range of choice of lenses to bring with you. We’ve got three lenses that we think are a perfect starting point for your ultimate travel lens kit.


What is N223?

by Blogger on ‎08-28-2014 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:10 PM by Administrator

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Dyson research project N223.

Ready for launch.

September 4th.


Review: Murdered: Soul Suspect for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 09:54 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It was scarcely an hour into Murdered: Soul Suspect before I realized that this hokey detective crime game had me fully absorbed in its spectral narrative. This whodunit adventure stars Ronan O'Connor, a former criminal turned gumshoe, who witnesses his own murder at the hands of a ruthless killer terrorizing the city of Salem, Massachusetts. Now as an apparition trapped in a form of purgatory, Ronan must bring his perpetrator to justice in order to placate his soul and gain passage into the afterlife. While Murder: Soul Suspect does have its faults, if you’re a fan of crime fiction this may be just the game you’ve been waiting for.


Future Shop opens at midnight to launch THREE of the hottest releases of 2014!

by Administrator on ‎08-27-2014 04:02 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 04:41 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Future Shop midnight releaseGet them first!


Come by Future Shop on Monday, September 8th and be among the first to own Destiny, NHL 15, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Show up early to get special offers on Next-Gen consoles and gaming accessories. We’re giving away some cool swag too!


Review: Eurocom Armadillo

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 03:39 PM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 03:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



I’ve reviewed a number of Eurocom laptops in the past. In the process I’ve become a big fan of their approach. Their machines tend to have very robust power under the hood, restrained yet aggressive styling, and an undeniable sense of quality. They’re often not the smallest, lightest machines though. If you want to go small and light, and are willing to sacrifice on power then the there are a lot of options out there for you to choose from. While not all their laptops are bulky desktop-replacement gaming rigs, they never quite seemed competitive with ultraportable laptops and ultrabooks in terms of convenience. For gaming laptops their portability is great but in the world of everyday work machines, I can see why some might want something a bit thinner. That’s why I was surprised when I unboxed the Eurocom Armadillo. It doesn’t have a trace of bulk and feels as portable as I could hope for. Finally a Eurocom laptop I could happily carry around with me day to day.


Why NFL Football is Better on a 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 10:59 AM - last edited on ‎08-29-2014 03:33 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Football season is coming.
Yes, kiss your spouse goodbye till mid-winter and start thinking about the best way to get your game on.  Because if you’ve been watching the NFL on an old TV, this is now the time to upgrade to a TV so clear, you’ll swear you could count the stitches in the pigskin. Come with me as we explore the NFL on 4K TV.


Kobo launches new Aura H2O waterproof eReader

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 08:37 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 01:11 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Kobo has unveiled its newest eReader, the Aura H2O, a waterproof device that essentially opens up the opportunity to read ebooks in just about any body of water. Whether you’re lying on a beach with gentle waves over you or sitting comfortably in a tub, reading doesn’t have to be limited to dry land.


Review: Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Router

by Blogger on ‎08-26-2014 07:27 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


A modem may be the key utility device that brings in an Internet connection, but it’s the router that plays the important role of distributing it. If not done properly, you don’t get the real benefit of what you’re paying for every month. Routers don’t carry the kind of cachet other fancier gadgets do because you don’t typically interact with them often, yet they do the heavy lifting that makes using the Internet enjoyable and carefree. Netgear’s Nighthawk X6 AC3200 is an ode to design with its stealth bomber-like form factor, yet its performance is what you need to consider most if you really want to amp up a busy home Internet connection.


Review: Madden NFL 15 puts the spotlight on defense this football season

by Recognized Expert / Community Ambassador on ‎08-26-2014 06:57 AM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:52 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The NFL season is just around the corner, and that means it's time for another entry in EA Sports' long running football franchise. Madden NFL 15 arrives this week on Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 to delight its fans with a revamped defensive system that injects some serious energy into the experience on the other side of the ball. Thanks to an assortment of new features and innovations, playing defense has never been so satisfying!


Video Game Figures: a look at this growing trend

by Blogger on ‎08-25-2014 08:46 PM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:36 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Interactive video game figures have, in a matter of only three years, taken the games industry by storm. This craze began with Activision's Skylanders series, and kicked into high-gear with the emergence of Disney Infinity last summer. Now, as we approach the crucial holiday season, Nintendo has thrown its hat into the ring with their upcoming Amiibo line of interactive figures. It's going to be an exciting next few months as new video games and figures for all three of these series come to market. To help you prepare, here's an overview of what each toy figure line has to offer!


Top 5 Home Theatre Products for the Fall Season

by Blogger on ‎08-25-2014 06:23 PM - last edited on ‎08-28-2014 12:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

htfall.jpgIt's an amazing time for anyone putting together or completing a home theatre set-up. Not only are there so many stunning new technologies to enjoy, the variety of products and their new features can really help put a great home theatre together.


For this article, we've picked five home theatre products for the Fall season that we think are great as standalone devices bu which can definitely raise the bar of any home theatre set-up they are added to. 


Top summer gadgets round-up (with video) - get them while it's hot

by Blogger on ‎08-24-2014 12:11 PM - last edited on ‎08-25-2014 02:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

 Screen Shot 2014-08-24 at 11.50.58 AM.pngTime flies. Can you believe it's already closing in on the end of August? Now is the time to maximize final weeks of summer. To help get you motivated and outdoors, consider enhancing the weeks left with some exciting gear from Future Shop.


Routers and extenders that make dorm life easier

by Blogger on ‎08-23-2014 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎08-25-2014 01:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Part of settling in to a dorm or shared house at school will be getting set up on your own network, and Future Shop has you covered there. With all the routers and extenders available, you’ve got a lot of options to help you ensure the best connectivity wherever you are for both work and play. It’s a good idea to avoid underestimating your connectivity needs and build your set up ready to accommodate the wireless needs of all sorts of devices because you never know what situation you’ll end up with and you always want the best possible experience.


LeapFrog LeapPad 3 - The Next Generation of Fun & Learning Has Arrived!

by Blogger on ‎08-23-2014 07:39 AM - last edited on ‎08-25-2014 01:54 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Last year I wrote a detailed review of 3 Awesome LeapPad Tablets Available in Canada from LeapFrog. Along the way I learned all about the many great features and benefits of LeapFrog's full complement of LeapPad tablets. Today I again set out to review one of LeapFrog's fun and educational learning products--but this time it's the brand new (and very cool) LeapPad 3 tablet, which represents the next generation of LeapFrog's awesome tablets for tots! The age range here is from 3 to 9, so most kids will be able to use it--and learn from it. So if you have, or know, a child in this age range and are thinking of getting them a fun and educational gift, then read on for the full review!


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