Displaying articles for: 10-07-2012 - 10-13-2012

The Bose SoundLink Air Brings AirPlay to All of Your Apple Devices

by Blogger on ‎10-13-2012 05:30 AM - last edited on ‎11-05-2013 03:11 PM by Editor in Chief

Being passionate about my music and being an Apple user, I was happy to try out the Bose SoundLink Air digital music system.

 

The first thing you should know about the SoundLink Air is that it utilizes Apple’s wireless AirPlay technology. This means that your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac (or PC) with iTunes will all work perfectly with AirPlay. Once setup, you will be able to stream music with ease from all of your devices in your home.

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Kobo Mini Review: The World's smallest eReader

by Blogger on ‎10-12-2012 08:05 PM - last edited on ‎07-19-2013 12:23 PM by Regular Member

10173263.jpgIt’s small, it’s light, and it’s so seriously portable I’ve put it in my purse and forgot I even had it in there until I wanted to read. But even though the Kobo Mini is the world’s smallest and lightest eReader, it definitely doesn’t lack in features.

 

I’ve tried a few of the ‘ink on paper’ touchscreen eReaders, and the Kobo Mini has been my favorite. Besides being tiny enough to put in the back pocket of your jeans, the Kobo Mini is seriously easy on your eyes. The no-glare natural E Ink touchscreen reads just like a paperback, so even if you love the feel of an actual book in your hand, this eReader still fits the bill perfectly.

 

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Samsung GALAXY Note II is the next hot smartphone

by Blogger ‎10-12-2012 10:12 AM - edited ‎10-12-2012 10:13 AM

Samsung Galaxy Note II with S Pen.jpgThere’s a lot of buzz around Samsung’s GALAXY Note II. Although the unveiling is still shrouded in mystery, we do know that the Samsung GALAXY Note II is going to offer a 5.5-inch HD display, quad-core processor, 4G LTE data speeds, two cameras, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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Nikon 1 J2 Adds Features, Offers More Colours

by Blogger on ‎10-11-2012 07:21 PM - last edited on ‎10-15-2012 09:45 AM by Best Buy Best Buy

small.jpgArriving in stores on October 12, the Nikon 1 J2 is a second generation mirrorless camera from the famed DSLR manufacturer. Compact, featuring interchangeable lenses and combining point-and-shoot simplicity with "prosumer" capabilities, the camera also rocks a stylish appearance in a range of colours.

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How and Why to Go External With Your iTunes Library

by Blogger on ‎10-11-2012 11:30 AM - last edited on ‎02-20-2013 03:31 PM by Regular Member

WD My Passport 2TB.jpgAn iTunes library can quickly take over your computer's hard drive, but by going external, you can build a massive digital media collection on the cheap while saving wear and tear.

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Just Dance 4 ... You Know You Want To!

by Blogger on ‎10-11-2012 12:12 AM - last edited on ‎10-11-2012 11:01 AM by Best Buy Best Buy

Just_Dance.jpegI’m not sure about you, but every time I see the Just Dance game for Nintendo Wii the Lady Gaga song Just Dance pops into my head. In fact, I’ve been singing it out loud for the last hour and a half, and needless to say I am NOT a fan with my coworkers.

That said, the new Just Dance 4 game has some great tunes that just, well, will make you want to dance! What’s the dance list you ask? Well, let me tell you! The new version of this popular game features more than 40 songs, ranging from classic artists list Elvis and the B52’s to contemporary acts like Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen. Here’s a run down of what I consider to be the top 20 of the top 40.

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Top 100 Blu-Rays you should own list - 75-100

by Blogger on ‎10-09-2012 12:50 PM - last edited on ‎02-20-2013 03:31 PM by Regular Member

Men In Black.jpgAnd here we are...the last batch of movies that every movie-loving-Blu-Ray-owning person should have. Get ready for an epic finish. And if you need a refresher, here is my top 25, 26-50, and 51-75.

 

Any Will Smith fans out there? He's got a few movies in my top 100 recommendations.

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Leapfrog your child's computer learning

by Blogger on ‎10-08-2012 03:26 AM - last edited on ‎02-18-2013 04:57 PM by Regular Member

KidsonComputer.JPGWant your pre-school child to develop their memory, motor skills and intelligence while on the computer? Then go for quality educational computer games designed by companies who know what kids need in order to learn.

 

There have been dozens of studies trying to determine if computer-related technology actually benefits young children. While study results vary, the general consensus is that exposure to intelligent software helps younger children develop intelligence, structural knowledge, nonverbal skills, complex manual dexterity, and long-term memory. You just have to get the games that are smart and fun.

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SiriusXM Canada offers more content and more control to subscribers

by Blogger on ‎10-08-2012 01:16 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2013 03:05 PM by Regular Member

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Canadian listeners can now benefit from the merger of two satellite radio companies.

 

Back in 2011, the CRTC approved Sirius Satellite and XM Radio Canada joining forces but customers had to choose between the two.

 

Last week SiriusXM Canada announced its “Best Of” subscription package – for an extra few dollars per month subscribers can have content from both networks on one device.

 

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Turn That Tablet into Family Fun this Thanksgiving

by TechLinz on ‎10-07-2012 10:35 AM - last edited on ‎10-17-2012 01:35 PM by Best Buy Best Buy

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If you’re looking for something to pull you out of that turkey coma after Thanksgiving dinner this yeawhy not bring out that tablet for some family fun.  Whether an Andriod or Apple user, hundreds of Apps are at your fingertips breathing new life into classic board games, bringing them alive digitally. 

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