Displaying articles for: 11-04-2012 - 11-10-2012

Noontec A9C Smart TV Box Review

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-09-2012 10:37 PM - last edited on ‎12-27-2012 04:38 PM by Blogger

Our phones have been smart for years; our televisions are overdue for an education.  You may be surprised how you can leverage this common home electronic and get triple the features and functionality from it with the Noontec A9C Smart TV Box


SkyDrive and the Cloud – Windows 8 Test Pilots Provide a Review

by Blogger ‎11-09-2012 03:33 PM - edited ‎11-09-2012 03:35 PM

For week 2 of our Windows 8 Test Pilots’ Review, we look at SkyDrive – Microsoft’s Cloud storage services. Here is what our reviewers had to say about their experience.


'Skyfall' Review - Old School Bond. James Bond

by Blogger on ‎11-09-2012 10:26 AM - last edited on ‎11-09-2012 10:31 AM by Blogger

One of the most anticipated films of the year is finally here.


MI6 is under attack and it's because of M's (Judi Dench) past. With James Bond (Daniel Craig) not being in the greatest shape, M still believes 007 is the best agent for the job to track down and kill the threat.


Call of Duty Black Ops 2

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-08-2012 10:30 AM - last edited on ‎11-08-2012 10:46 AM by Blogger

Whether you are hard-core fans like myself or new to the world of Call of Duty, you’re in for a treat with the latest edition, Call of Duty Black Ops 2.  Just when you think it can’t get any better, it does! 


Sonos: A Leader in Expandable, Streaming Audio Technology

by Blogger ‎11-08-2012 10:07 AM - edited ‎12-06-2012 01:16 PM

Sonos wireless streaming speakers are all-in-one HiFi systems that are easily expandable. Use one as a standalone music player, add a wireless subwoofer, or have music playing in every room of your home —and control it all with your iPhone, iPad or Android device.



The Ultra-coolest Ultrabooks

by Blogger ‎11-07-2012 08:23 PM - edited ‎11-07-2012 08:24 PM

One of the greatest things about how quickly technology changes is how you really never run out of choices. And although choice is a great thing, it can be a bit overwhelming when it comes to purchasing a computer. With the Holidays on the way (and because you may have someone who’s asked Santa for a new laptop), there’s never been a better time to brush up on amazing Ultrabooks.


Ultrabooks share a few common characteristics, among them the fact that they’re razor-thin and ultra-light. As an example, the Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook measures a slight 0.6 inches thick and weighs just over 3 pounds. When you consider how often you have to take a computer with you when you’re on the go, having it barely weigh down your bag is seriously appealing.


Halo 4 - Review

by kdiston on ‎11-07-2012 05:10 PM - last edited on ‎11-08-2012 10:36 AM by Blogger

One of gaming's biggest titles is back with the first of a new trilogy.  Helmed by a fledgling studio, tasked with bringing Master Chief back at the end of one console generation, and into the next, can 343 Industries validate bringing back the big man in green armor, or should he have been left on ice?


Ashlin Fashion Handbags – New to Best Buy

by Blogger on ‎11-07-2012 04:02 PM - last edited on ‎05-24-2013 10:54 AM by Epic Genius

When it comes to handbags, I think I can say with confidence that I’m not the only woman out there who believes, to my very core, that you can never have too many. Ever. The same goes with shoes, but everyone knows that! But what is a handbag? Is it merely a place to stash everything from laptops to lipstick? No. A handbag is an important accessory in a woman’s – and sometimes a man’s – wardrobe. 


15 Things You Didn't Know Best Buy Sells

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-07-2012 03:58 PM - last edited on ‎05-24-2013 11:54 AM by Epic Genius

When we think of Best Buy, we typically think of beautiful big flat screen televisions, the latest in tablets, laptops, mobile devices, cameras, home audio and a host of other electronic eye candy.  But there’s lots more to the Best Buy website, and store, than what first comes to mind.  


Here are 15 great products that you probably didn’t know are just a point and click away from becoming another person crossed off your holiday shopping list. 


Windows 8 Phone Nokia Lumia 920 Review – What to Expect

by TechLinz The Captain on ‎11-06-2012 04:32 PM - last edited on ‎12-20-2012 09:48 AM by Blogger

If you’re looking for amazing value and the latest in smartphone technology, you’re going to fall in love with the new Nokia Lumia 920. I had my reservations about the phone, especially considering the recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy III and the iPhone, which both showcase some bold new applications and the latest in cool geeked-out tech features. But after a few days of using the Lumia 920 (a Windows 8 phone), I was extremely impressed with its features and functionality. 


Holiday 2012 TV Complete Series Buying Guide

by Blogger on ‎11-06-2012 03:39 PM - last edited on ‎10-23-2013 08:50 AM by Community Manager

A quick look at some of the TV hits of yesterday and today available for the first time this Holiday Season as a complete series on DVD or BluRay.  All are available right now at a Best Buy near you, or for Pre-Order on BestBuy.ca


Top 10 Christmas Gift Suggestions on a Budget

by Blogger on ‎11-06-2012 01:32 AM - last edited on ‎02-19-2013 03:03 PM by Epic Genius

It’s the beginning of November. The leaves have begun to fall and the rain has decided to rear its ugly head. As a west coast girl, the shift from sunny skies to endless rainfall can only mean one thing – Christmas is right around the corner. For those of you who feel like (a) we just got through Halloween, or (b) we just got through Christmas, here’s the deal … I feel your pain. These days it seems as though one holiday overlaps another. Soon we’ll be prepping for Easter while we are cooking our Thanksgiving turkey!


That said, as someone who loves Christmas more than any other holiday, it pays to be prepared. No one wants to be waiting in line for gifts on Christmas Eve. Do yourself a favour and shop WELL in advance, bust out the shiny wrapping paper and pretty bows, and be that person who has all their gifts wrapped and under the tree one month in advance. But when money is tight, how can you be that person? I’d like to be able to say I have the answer, but I really don’t, so instead, here is a list of the top 10 gifts you can get for those people on your list when you are sticking to a budget. 


Denon Home Theatre Receiver Comparisons - AVR 1513, 1613, and 1913

by Blogger on ‎11-05-2012 09:27 PM - last edited on ‎11-06-2012 10:24 AM by Blogger

I have been a long-time fan of Denon audio equipment as I have had several pieces of their audio equipment for many years. The reason I have liked my Denon gear is that the quality of every unit has been excellent. It has proven to be very reliable and the sound quality is fantastic. 

I like the Denon AVR 1513, 1613, and 1913 home theatre receivers, but chosing which one is best depends on your particular needs.


Precision Acoustics: Canadian Company Delivers Budget-Friendly, High Quality Sound

by Blogger on ‎11-05-2012 03:10 PM - last edited on ‎11-05-2012 05:03 PM by Blogger

Money is an object, but you don't want to compromise on sound? Tall order, but not impossible. For proof, there's no need to look any further than Canada’s Precision Acoustics for your home (and car) audio needs. The Montreal-based company offers complete home theatre packages, soundbars and speakers priced to fit any budget, along with high quality accessories.


Harmon Kardon: Award-Winning Sound and Design

by Blogger on ‎11-05-2012 01:04 PM - last edited on ‎11-06-2012 10:44 AM by Blogger

Since being founded in 1953 and releasing the world's first stereo receiver, Harmon Kardon has pushed the envelope for premium sound and classic design. The result is multiple awards and products that are displayed as museum-quality works of art. Your home may not be the Museum of Modern Art, but that doesn't mean a Harmon Kardon system wouldn't look and sound fantastic in your rec room.


Klipsch speakers can enhance your home theatre

by ShelaghM on ‎11-04-2012 09:50 PM - last edited on ‎11-05-2012 09:06 AM by Blogger

Improve your listening pleasure with two different types of speakers from Klipsch.


For years Klipsch has been a leading global manufacturer of premium-quality speakers, known for its famous horn-loaded speaker design delivering unparalled sound.


This high-performance brand is the choice for audiophiles looking to enhance their home theatre experience.





Home for the holidays - entertaining with style and ease!

by Blogger on ‎11-04-2012 09:03 AM - last edited on ‎11-05-2012 09:17 AM by Blogger

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to ditch the bag of Halloween mini-chocolate bars and scary ghosts and goblins littering the walls and windows of my house in favour of the more refined things in life. The fact that Christmas and holiday entertaining are just around the corner have me ripping down the pumpkins, hanging up some white lights, and getting my recipe box ready for another season of baking, cooking, and eating.


Soon we’ll be decking the halls with boughs of holly, family, and the scents of Christmas trees, and if that seems stressful to you, don’t you worry - Here’s a few things you can pick up right now to take the stress out of holiday entertaining. This is the year you’ll really enjoy it, I promise:


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