Displaying articles for: 11-11-2012 - 11-17-2012

Sleeping Dogs- DLC Goodness, Tattoos, Gear, Missions and More

by Blogger on ‎11-17-2012 10:33 AM - last edited on ‎11-19-2012 09:48 AM by Blogger

6b0e6f0136377cf5aea03b207e5567d5 (1).jpgThe little crime Sim that could, Sleeping Dogs had adversity step on its face, repeatedly, but still managed to rally and release. Capitalizing on the gap in the game shelf left  by GTA V's 2013 release date, UFG has continued to support their open world crim sim with an ongoing series of DLC.  With gaming gift season on the horizon, we outline the growing list of content that make this Canadian made title a great gift for the gamer on your list.


Windows 8 Apps - Test Pilots Provide a Final Review

by Blogger ‎11-16-2012 05:18 PM - edited ‎11-16-2012 05:18 PM

store app categories.JPG


Our Windows 8 Pilots were asked to review the Apps available for Windows 8 for their last review.

Which Apps did they like? Which ones did they choose? Here's what they had to say.


Bell and Rogers offer two great Samsung Galaxy smartphones

by ShelaghM on ‎11-16-2012 01:22 PM - last edited on ‎11-23-2012 10:31 AM by Blogger

KingAndroid.jpgBest Buy is offering some great deals during the Holiday season. The King Android sale is back and is offering smartphones fit for royalty.


Both Rogers and Bell have some cool Samsung Galaxy phones on sale now at very reasonable prices. Check out the specs on these two phones and you may decide to upgrade.


Your Sneak Peek at our Epic Cyber Monday Deals

by Blogger ‎11-16-2012 10:42 AM - edited ‎12-10-2012 01:04 PM

CM-home-en.jpg‘Tis the season to be super excited, because this year Best Buy is offering HUGE deals on some of the hottest technology and toys. This is your special sneak peek at some of the great savings you’ll be able to find during the Cyber Monday Sale, which starts at 10pm EST on Sunday November 25th and goes to 3am EST Tuesday November 27th online at www.bestbuy.ca .


McAfee Mobile Security offers peace of mind

by ShelaghM on ‎11-16-2012 02:37 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2013 03:52 PM by Epic Genius

McAfeeMobileSecurity.jpgWhen losing your smartphone has more consequences than losing your wallet, mobile security makes sense. It's become even more crucial now that spyware, viruses and phishing schemes have made it onto our smartphones.


If we were just chatting on the phones, these invaders would be mild nuisances. But as we spend more time on our smartphones – banking, shopping, sending emails and generally downloading our entire lives – these unwelcome visitors are dangerous. They leave us vulnerable to cyber criminals.


Great way to practice guitar on your "iDevices"!

by Blogger ‎11-15-2012 05:26 PM - edited ‎12-18-2012 09:42 AM

Amplitube.jpgI've just tested two products that are made to plug your guitar into your iPad, iPod and iPhone. Here are the details of my experience! For those who already own one of these, let me know your toughts!


Gaming in comfort with the Lumisource Boom Chair

by Blogger on ‎11-15-2012 01:36 PM - last edited on ‎11-15-2012 04:04 PM by Blogger

IMG_2076sm.jpgThe Lumisource Boom Chair brings you the sound and vibration of a chair at the arcade with the comfort and price tag of a standard office chair.  Is it worth considering for the picky gamer looking for a little bit more excitement out of their game?


Traxxas Stampede 4WD RC Review

by Blogger ‎11-14-2012 07:33 PM - edited ‎11-15-2012 10:18 AM


After you try it, you'll wish you fit inside.

The Traxxas Stampede 4WD RC truck is the most ruthless dirt tossing, pavement shredding machine this reviewer has ever handled.


Kick up your feet and do a little vacuuming with the iRobot Roomba

by Blogger on ‎11-14-2012 07:30 PM - last edited on ‎11-15-2012 09:29 AM by Blogger

10180509.jpgThe laundry might not be able to do itself (although we’ve come a long way since hand wringing), the stove can’t quite cook you dinner yet, but there is one task that’s completely automated if you’re armed with the right tool – The iRobot Roomba Robotic Vacuum completely automates one of the most tedious parts of house cleaning – Vacuuming those floors!


A cylinder disk that glides across the floor, the Roomba picks up all of your dirt, dust bunnies, and even pet dander wherever it lands. It works on carpet and hardwood, and automatically adjusts to each surface so you don’t have to do a thing when it’s rolling around.


Beats Pill Wireless Speaker and Beats by Dr. Dre Executive Headphones

by Blogger on ‎11-14-2012 03:50 PM - last edited on ‎01-23-2015 11:24 AM by Editor in Chief

pill.jpgBeats by Dr. Dre is an ever-expanding lineup of premium quality audio products, with a reputation for bass-heavy sound that’s free of distortion —even at high volumes. The stylish gear with the trademark “b” is endorsed by a “who’s who” of celebrities and music stars. The latest releases: the Beats Pill Wireless Speaker and Beats by Dr. Dre Executive Headphones are on track to arrive soon at your local Best Buy.


Zagg iPhone 5 Review

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-14-2012 02:00 PM - last edited on ‎11-14-2012 04:51 PM by Blogger

Let me tell you a story. It’s a tale of two friends, Bob and Bill, who both purchased an iPhone on the same day. Bob decided to invest in a nifty little case with a protective cover for the screen; Bill did not.  Fast-forward two years - after comparing both phones, the benefit of investing in a proper phone case is quite clear.


The Hottest Toys of 2012

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2012 10:34 PM - last edited on ‎03-11-2013 01:07 PM by Blogger

tree.jpegYep, it’s true! It is officially that time of year again. Time to start thinking about Christmas and holiday shopping. While I am a huge fan of Christmas, I swear it feels like we just had Easter! Is it me, or does time fly faster and faster every year? If you’re like me and are a little thrown by how quickly the holiday season has descended upon us, I’m here to help by listing the hottest toys of 2012. Whether you have a toddler, pre-teen, or full-fledged adult to buy for, these toys are sure to be winners. 


Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012. Get ready for epic deals!

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2012 02:30 PM - last edited on ‎08-17-2014 09:14 PM by Editor in Chief

Cyber Monday.jpgCyber Monday is one of the most anticipated days of online shopping in the entire year. To help you have the best experience possible while shopping the epic deals on the 
Best Buy website, we have prepared some tips and tricks to help you have the best online experience.


What Kids Really Want This Holiday Season

by Blogger on ‎11-13-2012 02:15 PM - last edited on ‎05-23-2013 12:25 PM by Epic Genius

Nabi.jpgEvery November, parents begin to enter their annual holiday panic mode. What do their kids want this year? Making the right choice can mean all the difference between a good holiday and the best holiday ever.


Gifts for the Wanna Be Chef under $150

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-12-2012 09:26 PM - last edited on ‎11-01-2013 09:02 AM by Community Manager

Screen Shot 2012-11-09 at 9.24.50 PM.pngI’m not really a marvel in the kitchen, and definitely would never label myself as a foodie.  So when it comes to food I’m all about consumption, not so much preparation.  While I do enjoy dabbling in the kitchen, it’s my guy who can whip up a meal like nobody's business. With that said, buying for a novice chef is time well spent. I’m all about strategically equipping him with the proper tools so that he can keep me fuelled.


Fuji's New X-E1 - a Compact Camera with Everything

by Blogger on ‎11-11-2012 09:52 PM - last edited on ‎11-22-2012 05:33 PM by Blogger

Fuji XE1 #1.jpgEarly this year Fuji launched the X-Pro1, which is a very high-end camera that was targeted at professionals and very keen enthusiasts – and the X-Pro1 was very well received! Fuji recently launched the X-E1, which now appeals to a much wider audience since it has adopted the best features of the X-Pro1 in a smaller and more affordable compact camera system. The X-E1 is easier to use, easier to carry around, and will produce pictures of very similar quality as the X-Pro1 - but at a much lower price.



Dinner Party 101 with Tannex Dining Wear

by TechLinz The Captain ‎11-11-2012 08:15 PM - edited ‎11-13-2012 09:28 PM

Screen Shot 2012-11-09 at 10.15.57 PM.pngTis’ the season for friends and family to come together and enjoy all the holidays have to offer.  Even though cooking is not my passion, I do enjoy hosting a good party. If you have a house full of people to entertain don’t fall short serving them with chipped or mismatched table wear.  Thinking back to the first time I ever hosted a dinner party, I had everything planned and ready to go weeks before the actual party. I was hoping to impress the guests and be the “Hostess with the Mostest”. 


Everything was coming together until I realized that the yummy bits I was serving were going to be plated on my old tableware and even, dare I admit it, the baking sheet they came out of the oven on.  Martha Stewart would have probably died there on the spot if she were on the guest list.


Welcome to the Plug-in Blog!
Get the latest news, reviews and how-to’s from tech enthusiasts across Canada and learn how technology can enhance your lifestyle. Looking to eliminate techno stress? You've come to the right place!
Top Kudoed Authors