by Christina Peden Vizio announced today that it will be officially setting up shop in Canada in partnership with Future Shop and Best Buy. Speaking at a press event today in Toronto, Lily Knowles, Vizio’s vice president of product marketing, said the company has been pondering a Canadian launch for “quite a while”. After releasing [...]
Canadians will now have access to the Geek Squad at 135 Future Shop stores across the country. Customers will also be able to book services online at FutureShop.ca. Previously only available through Best Buy, the technology troubleshooting experts will grow to 1,400 strong through the partnership with Future Shop. In addition to technical services, Future [...]
by Christina Peden Every month, our sister site AVSforum.com features one lucky forum member as the proud owner of its ‘Home Theatre of the Month’, and we’ve decided to share this column with our readers here at DigitalHome.ca. For June, this honour is bestowed upon forum member David Beck and his home theatre, The Savoy. When David and [...]
by Christina Peden Panasonic unveiled its 2014 lineup of LCD Smart TVs at a press briefing in New York City last week. After announcing last fall that they would be pulling out of the Plasma TV market, many were skeptical about Panasonic’s ability to produce LCD TVs with the same picture quality of their Plasma [...]
by Christina Peden The general public has a chance to test out the Oculus Rift at the Game of Thrones exhibition currently taking place at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox. Visitors to the exhibit can take part in an immersive virtual reality experience called “Ascend the Wall” while wearing the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset [...]
The new HDMI version of Roku’s Streaking Stick is now available for pre-order in Canada.
A new device developed by an Ottawa start-up is making waves with the ability to stream HDTV signals over the air. Nuvyyo is hoping to provide viewers access to programming from dozens of HD stations available over the air through Tablo, a digital recorder device. Content can be recorded on the Tablo and can either [...]
A new service enabling Smart TVs, home appliances and smartphones to be connected and managed through a single integrated platform known as Smart Home has been announced by Samsung.