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The Samsung K950 Atmos Soundbar

We have the new Samsung 500watt 5.1.4 soundbar systems setup in our showroom. This is not an inexpensive solution but it will wow your senses for both music and movies. Until now I rarely recommended anything other than the sonos

Posted in Audio

Raccoon Alley Cam – Google’s Nest Outdoor Camera

Google’s NEST Outdoor Camera This is my test of our Google’s Nest Outdoor Camera and I’ve decided to place it in the side alley where my garbage cans and the delicious green bin reside. As anyone who lives in Toronto

Posted in Security

The all new Samsung FRAME TV

Your TV is a photo Frame We recently visited our friends at Samsung Canada and got our hands on the new QLED TVs as well as the FRAME TV. The Frame is using the 7000 series but the exterior and

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What questions should designers and contractors ask their clients?

Are you a designer or contractor that does remodelling or new construction projects? Whether you are doing a single room project (kitchen reno), a full renovation or new build, what questions should designers and contractors ask their clients to better understand

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Hiring a Home Technology Professional in Ontario

Governing Body CEDIA is the governing body for the home technology professionals. You can find out more details based on where you live on their website. www.cedia.org Hiring a Home Technology Professional Licensing in Ontario, Canada http://www.cedia.net/programs/government-affairs/canada-licensing-detail/canada-licensing/2015/12/14/ontario Why should I

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SKYPE for TV being discontinued

Samsung has confirmed that all integrated TV skype cameras are no longer being supported after June 2016. This is the quote we received from Samsung directly: “As the technology landscape has evolved, consumers have shown a growing preference for using

Posted in Audio

Now Hiring for the following jobs in Toronto

We are looking to add to our growing team in Toronto. If you know anyone who would be interested in an administrative position supporting accounting and sales, we are hiring immediately. We also have several openings for experienced audio visual technicians. Please

Posted in jobs

FREE OTA Service with PVR and on-screen guide

Many of our customers ask us to set them up with free OTA services. Toronto has access to many of the local HD channels but also the major US channels because of the proximity to the border. The HD quality

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Curved TV… FAD or must-have feature? 

TV manufacturers have decided that curves are better than flat. Remember when 3D was all the rage? Well this year we have curved TVs. In my opinion it’s a fad and let me explain why.  Most of our installations are

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Lutron motorized shades vs no-name shades

Here is a quick demo of Cloud 9’s two motorized shade options. For the Budget Conscious: Our Proshade system is inexpensive but noisier and less reliable than our premium Lutron shades. Each window operates independently and may not provide unified operation

Posted in Audio

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