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Lytro Expands Retail Presence, To Be Available Next Month From Amazon, Target, And Best Buy

Microsoft goes 'Windows Everywhere' with Best Buy takeovers, new ad

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The theme of Microsoft's latest ads is "Windows Everywhere"--and if you visit a Best Buy store in the near future, you'll certainly understand why. Best Buy will be partnering with the software giant to add stores-within-a-store to 500 selected locations within the United States, plus another 100 more within...
Microsoft goes 'Windows Everywhere' with Best Buy takeovers, new ad

White PlayStation 3 bundle surfaces unannounced at Canadian retailers

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In North America, the PlayStation 3 is the Model T of consoles: you can have any system color you want, as long as it's black. Sony might be dropping the circa-1908 approach in the near future, at least in Canada. Both Best Buy and its Canada-only sister chain, Future...
White PlayStation 3 bundle surfaces unannounced at Canadian retailers

Best Buy, Future Shop begin Nexus 7 pre-orders

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Best Buy and its Canadian subsidiary Future Shop are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 7 tablet. The product pages for both retailers show the Nexus 7 arriving at their warehouses on August 10. Both retailers price the 16GB model of the Nexus 7 for $260, $10 more than its...
Best Buy, Future Shop begin Nexus 7 pre-orders
Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 to PC buyers

Microsoft Announces Its Back-To-School Promotion: Buy A PC, Get A Free Xbox

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Microsoft, just like Apple, usually runs a major back-to-school promotion every summer that is meant to give students (and their parents) some extra incentives to buy a new computer. The company’s just-announced back-to-school deal for the U.S. and Canada is pretty much the same as last year’s. A year ago,...
Microsoft Announces Its Back-To-School Promotion: Buy A PC, Get A Free Xbox

New Hires in mobile apps: Wooga, GREE, Tapjoy and more

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was down this week with 20 new hires overall between 11 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, wooga, Inmobi and GREE reported the most activity with three new hires each. The highest profile promotions of the week are Patrick Seybold, formerly of Sony...
New Hires in mobile apps: Wooga, GREE, Tapjoy and more
Microsoft's 'buy a PC, get a free Xbox 360' deal returns for students on May 20th
Kobo Glo And Mini Hit Store Shelves In Canada And The UK, Kobo Arc Tablet To Follow In November
Nexus 7 shipping this week from a growing number of retailers?
Lytro inks retail deals with Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and international distributors

BlackBerry PlayBook outsells iPad at Canadian stores

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RIM posted word that Best Buy Canada and its sister chain Future Shop had seen the BlackBerry PlayBook become the top-selling tablet at their stores this week. Neither store was reporting by how much, but they implied that the tablet had outsold even the iPad. No mention was made of...
BlackBerry PlayBook outsells iPad at Canadian stores

Forget about Groupon, LivingSocial, and all that: SidePon lets you try out coupon codes on the fly

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I never really understood the craze surrounding Groupon, LivingSocial, and all the copycats that followed. It all just seemed like way too much effort on both the business and consumer sides. Yet I do understand that people like coupons, and that they want to get and use them with as...
Forget about Groupon, LivingSocial, and all that: SidePon lets you try out coupon codes on the fly

Kobo Glo and Mini e-readers now available in the UK and Canada

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The Kobo Glo and Kobo Mini e-readers have arrived this week in Canada and the UK, according to the company’s blog. In Canada the two new pieces of hardware are available in Indigo Music & Books, Future Shop and Best Buy, while in the UK they can be bought only...
Kobo Glo and Mini e-readers now available in the UK and Canada

BlackBerry unveils Q10 launch in Canada on May 1 for $199 with a 3-year contract at Rogers, Bell, and Telus

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BlackBerry on Tuesday unveiled the BlackBerry Q10 will be launching in Canada first on May 1. Those interested will be able to get it from Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, and Telus starting at $199 with a three-year contract. While those are the three biggest carriers in Canada, the device will...
BlackBerry unveils Q10 launch in Canada on May 1 for $199 with a 3-year contract at Rogers, Bell, and Telus

Microsoft sells out of 128GB Surface Pro models online and in some stores

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If you were wondering how well the public would take to a Microsoft-made tablet costing $899 or more... quite well, at least from initial impressions. The 128GB Surface Pro has sold out at Microsoft's US online store, and checks suggest a lack of stock at both the company's retail...
Microsoft sells out of 128GB Surface Pro models online and in some stores
Office 2013 looks set for January 29th as pre-orders begin to emerge

Kobo's Arc Android tablet goes on sale in the UK and Canada, launching in France on November 19

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Perhaps often forgotten thanks to Amazon’s dominance of the e-reader market, Kobo is attempting to make its mark on the Android tablet market, today launching its Kobo Arc device in the UK and Canada. Kobo’s Arc tablet — which is features a 7-inch 1280 x 800 HD display, 1.5GHz OMAP 4470 dual-core processor,...
Kobo's Arc Android tablet goes on sale in the UK and Canada, launching in France on November 19
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Lytro light-field camera hitting Amazon, Target and Best Buy sites next month

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It's about to become a heck of a lot easier to get your hands on a consumer light-field camera. The Lytro, that marvel of post-picture-taking-focusing, is finally expanding its reach well beyond the confines of its own site. The camera will be hitting Amazon and Best Buy and Target's...
Lytro light-field camera hitting Amazon, Target and Best Buy sites next month
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Best Buy Closing 15 Big Box Locations In Canada, To Be Replaced By Smartphone And Tablet-Focused Micro Stores

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Best Buy Canada announced today that it will be closing 15 locations across the country, including seven Best Buy-branded locations, and eight stores bearing the Future Shop moniker (a Canadian electronics reseller Best Buy acquired in 2001). The store closures will result in 900 layoffs, but those employees will have...
Best Buy Closing 15 Big Box Locations In Canada, To Be Replaced By Smartphone And Tablet-Focused Micro Stores

Microsoft's Surface Pro will go on sale in the US and Canada Feb. 9th, starting at $899 for a 64GB model

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This morning Microsoft announced that its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet hybrid will become generally available in the United States and Canada on February 9th. As you certainly recall, the Surface Pro is a similar piece of hardware to the Surface RT, the largest difference between the two being their operating...
Microsoft's Surface Pro will go on sale in the US and Canada Feb. 9th, starting at $899 for a 64GB model

Office 2013, 365 listed as arriving January 29th at Canadian retailers

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What is it with Canadian stores potentially spoiling launch plans? Fresh from revealing a white PS3 bundle on late notice, Best Buy Canada and its Future Shop sibling are both listing multiple entries for Microsoft's Office 2013 and Office 365 in downloadable and retail forms. We'll refrain from comments...
Office 2013, 365 listed as arriving January 29th at Canadian retailers
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