August 7, 2008
Stay Connected During School With Future Shop
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Even though it seems like summer has just barely started, it's that time of year again: back-to-school. Now is the time to trade-in your old binders and pens for laptops and media players. With so many different electronics to choose from, back-to-school shopping can be straining for parents and students alike. To help you stay connected this fall, Future Shop has put together some essential technology that will make school life easier.
Stay in touch: Technology makes it easy to stay in touch with family and friends. Rather than long commutes to stay in touch, invest in a webcam to share laughs with your family and friends.
- The Microsoft LifeCam is compatible with all leading instant messaging software; it has great video quality and clear audio to make you feel like you're right there!
For those important moments or an immediate chit-chat, pick up a cell phone to call your friends and share news.
- The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 is slim and sleek and can be used anywhere in the world to talk, email, instant message or text. It also comes equipped with a 2.0 megapixel camera to capture and send memories as they happen.
All-in-one technology: Simplify your living space and school schedule with all-in-one technology. Cell phones and online communications are the methods most student use to get homework help. Instead of scrambling for answers, enlist a recording device to capture your professor's exact words during lectures.
- The Sony 1 GB MP3 Voice Recorder is slim and stylish featuring convenient direct USB connection and up to 290 hours of clear recording on built-in memory.
Walk around campus in style with a portable media player where you can watch your favourite movies, listen to your music; review your photos and even record memories.
- The Archos 605 80GB Portable Media Player features a 4.3" touch screen, slim size, WiFi capabilities and multiple storage options.
Simplify your projects and assignments by adding style and flair to every project you scan, copy or print.
- The Epson Ultra Hi-Definition all-in-one photo printer features 2.5-inch, colour LCD and multipurpose card slots make it easier than ever to view, select, crop and enlarge photos, without using a computer.
Capturing Memories: University is a time of capturing all your accomplishments and moments - from embarrassing to funny. Invest in a digital camera to capture time with friends.
- The Nikon Coolpix 10MP Digital Camera is sleek and small enough to take anywhere. With its 10MP and 5X optical zoom you can capture big, beautiful pictures with remarkable detail and range.
For more information on hot back to school products, visit www.futureshop.ca.
Contacts: Future Shop Ltd. Susan Kirk Media Contact (604) 412-1226 Email: [email protected] Future Shop Ltd. Cheryl Grant Media Contact (604) 412-1008 Email: [email protected] Future Shop Ltd. Thierry Lopez Media Contact - Quebec (514) 905-7713 Email: [email protected] Website: www.futureshop.ca
SOURCE: Future Shop Ltd.