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Reviving Vinyl: Record Players are all the Rage

by Blogger on ‎11-17-2014 06:26 AM - last edited on ‎11-18-2014 01:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There's a saying about everything old being new again.  It's definitely true for vinyl records. The old fashioned technology is having a bit of a resurgence, with sales spiking, and new and imporved technology emerging to play all your old discs, or to play a growing number of new ones.

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Review: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, the future of warfare is here!

by Guest Blogger on ‎11-16-2014 04:56 PM - last edited on ‎11-17-2014 04:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the inevitable changing of the seasons from summer to fall a lot of things happen. Temperatures drop, people start getting ready for the holiday season and for over 10 years this also means a new Call of Duty game. This year fans can all give a “HOO-RAH!” as the much anticipated Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is here!

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A Guide to Backwards Compatibility in Gaming

by Blogger on ‎11-16-2014 01:35 PM - last edited on ‎11-17-2014 04:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the holiday season rapidly approaching, one of the most common questions I get asked is about game compatibility. This is the season where many families upgrade their gaming consoles, and most are likely wondering if their existing game collection, controllers, and accessories will work on the newer consoles. If you've been wondering about this, read on and I'll explain all there is to know about gaming backwards compatibility!

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Review: Sunset Overdrive is a fun, fast-paced action game for Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎11-15-2014 02:42 PM - last edited on ‎11-18-2014 02:01 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Insomniac Games' stylish third-person action title, Sunset Overdrive, has finally arrived exclusively on Xbox One. This fast and frenetic game lives up to hype with exceptional gameplay, a hilarious single-player story, and an addictive multiplayer mode. If you enjoy Insomniac's signature blend of over-the-top action mixed with inspired game worlds, then Sunset Overdrive is right up your alley.

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Overview: LG 55" Curved OLED Smart TV (55EC9300)

by Blogger ‎11-15-2014 11:02 AM - edited ‎11-15-2014 11:04 AM

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There's a heck of a lot of choice out there when it comes to TVs, and the technology is advancing at a dizzying pace.  But there's a TV that one of the top online tech magazines calls the "Best. Picture. Ever."

What makes the LG OLED Curved Smart TV the new gold standard? Click to read more.

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Get Harley Quinn and Waynetech Bonuses with Pre-Orders of Batman Arkham Knight!

by Blogger ‎11-14-2014 11:36 PM - edited ‎11-14-2014 11:45 PM

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Rocksteady Studios' final game in the critically acclaimed Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight is set for release on June 2, 2015. Taking place one year after the events of Batman: Arkham City, Gotham City finds a new threat with Scarecrow rallying many of Batman's greatest enemies to take down the Bat, and the city he protects, once and for all. You'll need all the advantages you can get to save Gotham, and by pre-ordering you'll gain access to exclusive Waynetech gadgets and upgrades. Click through to find out more about these pre-order bonuses!

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The BlackBerry Classic: A New Twist on an Iconic Design

by Exalted Expert on ‎11-14-2014 11:35 PM - last edited on ‎11-19-2014 02:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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This is a bit of news that is certain to satisfy BlackBerry enthusiasts. The BlackBerry Classic, a new BlackBerry smartphone that offers a bit of a twist by reintroducing a classic BlackBerry feature, is now available for pre-order. If you're a keyboard enthusiast who missed the navigation keys from the older generation BlackBerry devices but want the power, effeciency and functionality of the BlackBerry 10 OS, the BlackBerry Classic just might be the device you've been waiting for.

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Philips Hue is the type of affordable product that can really light up a room in ways that just weren’t possible before without an expensive renovation. Connected wirelessly to the Bridge that’s plugged directly into the home router, the bulbs and lights can all be controlled via the free Hue smartphone or tablet app. As cool and immersive as that tends to be, the Hue Tap adds old school hardware convenience to control the lights you use most.

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Pre-Order Bloodborne for PlayStation 4 for an exclusive Messenger skin!

by Blogger ‎11-14-2014 08:58 AM - edited ‎11-14-2014 11:49 PM

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Unveiled at E3 2014 during the PlayStation press conference, Bloodborne is an all-new action role-playing game developed by From Software and produced by SCE Japan Studio. The game is being led by Hidetaka Miyazaki, one of Japan's most acclaimed action RPG directors, and who was behind such big games as Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. By pre-ordering this game online on futureshop.ca, you'll receive an exclusive Messenger Skin for use in-game!

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Take control of your life with the newest tech

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2014 02:29 PM - last edited on ‎11-13-2014 03:17 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

tech-assorted.jpgDo you ever feel like there’s just not enough hours in a day? Like you never get to see your kids or your spouse?  Do you feel sometimes like you can’t get ahead of email, phone messages, bake sales, Christmas shopping, or finally writing that memoir, getting in shape, or leaning to bake?  Relax, you’re not alone.  Come check out the top ways we’ve found to grab control of your life with new technology.

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Appliances 101: Top Appliance Facts that Everyone Should Know

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2014 01:14 PM - last edited on ‎11-13-2014 04:48 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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"Now what I want is, Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but facts. Facts alone are wanted in life."

 

So goes the opening of Charles Dickens's 1854 serial novel, Hard Times, and when it comes to learning about and understanding our favourite household appliances, I couldn't agree more! Which is why today we're going to explore that very issuekey facts about household appliances! The facts presented herein have been culled from the recent 'Appliance 101' series of articles on the Future Shop Tech Blog. These articles cover such appliances as refrigerators, ovens, microwaves, and dishwashers. So if you've been thinking of buying any of these appliances in the not too distant future, click on through and read up on several key facts that will help you to better understand them! 

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New Tech that will make holiday travel fun for the whole family

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2014 12:27 PM - last edited on ‎11-13-2014 12:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Travelling with your loved ones during the holiday is a time-honoured tradition for many families, whether that’s weekend trips to see relatives, visiting nearby city festivals with the children, or taking an extended international vacation for the whole family. No matter where you visit, the latest luggage tech, entertainment tech and photo tech can help make these family getaways even more fun and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Review of the Sony Action Cam including a video of a ride around Vancouver

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2014 11:20 PM - last edited on ‎11-13-2014 09:40 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It took me a while to wrap my head around how far we’ve come with action cameras. They’re smaller, tougher, and more usable than they’ve ever been… and prices incredibly low for what you get in the box. There are a number of Sony Action Cams on the market, but Sony’s HDR-S100VR POV HD Action Cam with Live View Remote is a perfect example: an amazingly capable device with a powerful accessory, coming in for less than half of what I paid for my first digital camera. The best part: it offers some of the best performance in an action cam on the market. Read on to find out more.

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Review: Nexus 9 tablet a solid mix of hardware, software

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2014 06:39 PM - last edited on ‎11-19-2014 10:09 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Nexus devices are, by and large, collaborations of Google’s latest version of Android, and the hardware design of a leading manufacturer, which is HTC in the case of the Nexus 9. The debut of Android 5.0 Lollipop on a device that is good enough to compete with the elite of the tablet category makes for one of the most intriguing Android devices to launch this year. Its performance and user experience only serve to justify the attention its received so far.

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Overview:LG 65" 4K Ultra HD 240Hz IPS Smart TV

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2014 01:00 PM - last edited on ‎11-12-2014 01:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There are so many new TV technologies to know, and how do you know which one is the best?  Which one you should pick above all others?  What about Smart TV functions?  Should you hold out for a TV that has internet connectivity too?  So many questions, and so many decisions.  But I'm here to tell you you can get 4K/Ultra HD picture with IPS-level quality and viewing angles, plus smart functionality in one fine package. Click to learn more.

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