Toshiba Ends TV Design & Production for North America

Wally Hucker 01/30/2015 09:26:13 PM EST in Industry

Toshiba Ends TV Design & Production for North America

It was a move that surprised nobody but disappointed many. Come March, Toshiba will have ceased designing and producing televisions for the North American market.

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New Surround Pre-Pro from Rotel

Published: 01/30/2015 01:18:36 PM EST

New Surround Pre-Pro from Rotel

Rotel Electronics has announced a new 7.1 channel, surround-sound preamplifier/processor. The RSP-1582 employs six 24-bit/192kHz Wolfson WM8740 digital-to-analog chips: four dedicated DACs for the subwoofer and front left, right and centre, and shared stereo DACs for the rear and surround channels

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Sony's New High-Res Walkman Will Sell for $1,200

Published: 01/30/2015 09:15:23 AM

Sony's New High-Res Walkman Will Sell for $1,200

Sony is really banking on consumers' desire for high-resolution audio files, confirming that its new high-res Walkman - the NW-ZX2 - will sell for US$1,200 once it officially becomes available February 13.

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Casio Releases Music Composition App

Published: 01/30/2015 08:59:07 AM

Casio Releases Music Composition App

Casio's new Chordana Composer app is an iPhone app that will automatically compose a musical piece based on a two-bar melody created by the user.

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5 High-Tech Must-Haves for Super Bowl XLIX

Published: 01/30/2015 06:00:01 AM

5 High-Tech Must-Haves for Super Bowl XLIX

Planning a big Super Bowl party this Sunday? Did you know that, according to the National Chicken Council (yes, there is such a thing), Americans will consume 1.25 billion chicken wings whilst watching the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots this Sunday, February 1?

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Gentec to Distribute Phottix Flash Lighting & Photo Accessories

Published: 01/29/2015 07:30:02 AM

Gentec to Distribute Phottix Flash Lighting & Photo Accessories

Gentec International has been appointed as the exclusive Canadian distributor for the Phottix line of flash lighting and professional photo accessories.

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January Ritual? Future Shop Closing 3 Stores

Published: 01/28/2015 02:04:58 PM

January Ritual? Future Shop Closing 3 Stores

Future Shop will have shuttered three of its stores before this weekend. Closure tomorrow and Friday of two Ontario stores follows Monday's shut down of its only Regina, SK, location. The affected Ontario stores are in Kingston, and the eastern Ottawa suburb of Gloucester.

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Pioneer Android Auto-Compatible Gear Coming This Spring

Published: 01/28/2015 01:43:24 PM

Pioneer Android Auto-Compatible Gear Coming This Spring

Pioneer will be among the first to offer aftermarket automobile gear for Android Auto this spring.

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Tim's Trims HQ Staff

Published: 01/28/2015 11:59:33 AM

Tim's Trims HQ Staff

Tim Hortons has begun cutting jobs at its Oakville, ON, headquarters. Several hundred of the coffee and donut chain's workers not employed in restaurants are expected to be sacked. Timmy's is now part of Restaurant Brands International, a new corporate entity resulting from its merger with Burger King.

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Bell Sheds Light on Mental Illness With Let's Talk Day

Published: 01/28/2015 11:31:58 AM

Bell Sheds Light on Mental Illness With Let's Talk Day

For the fifth year in a row, Bell is dedicating January 28th to raising awareness about mental health with the Bell Let's Talk Day, encouraging Canadians to talk about the issues surrounding mental health.

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