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Logitech Harmony 350 for Universal Control of upto 8 Entertainment Devices
Logitech Harmony 350 for Universal Control of upto 8 Entertainment Devices
Price: CDN$ 59.99
10 used & new from CDN$ 28.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent remote. Turns on/off the TV, Oct. 9 2015
Excellent remote. Turns on/off the TV, soundbar/home theatre, and cable/satellite box by pushing one single button. I like the online setup because it makes everything very customizable and precise (you can have pretty much any button on the remote to do any action you want). The only downside of the online setup: A little bit slow between screens. But that's a minor point, since you only have to set it up once.

Another plus is the 5 "favourite channels" that take you to a specific channel with just one click.

You do not have "toggle" between devices to control the volume. You can set it up so that no matter what "mode" the remote is on, every time you push the volume button, it will target the device that you actually use to control the volume (e.g. Home Theatre). In fact, the only time you have to change it to TV mode (if that's not already the mode you use to change channels), is when you want to get into the SmartTV home screen of the TV (to go online). That is only one extra button you have to push to get into get to that screen (for a grand total of 2 buttons). I personally don't mind that at all (once you're into the smartTV home screen, no matter what remote you have, you'll have to press the arrow buttons several times anyway to get into, say. Netflix, and then to the show you want).

Highly recommend this remote.

Whalen Furniture AVCEC65-TC Table Top Entertainment Stand, 65-Inch, Black
Whalen Furniture AVCEC65-TC Table Top Entertainment Stand, 65-Inch, Black

5.0 out of 5 stars Great TV stand, Sept. 5 2015
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Great TV stand. Broad, spacious, elegant, easy to put together. The only thing I would be alert about is that the colour of the wood might not be exactly as shown in the picture (Mine was a little darker, which I liked actually). Great value for the money, recommend it.

Anker 2nd Gen Astro E3 10000mAh Portable Charger  External Battery Power Bank with PowerIQ Technology for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad Air, mini, Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3 2, Tab 4 3 2, PS Vita, Gopro, most other Phones and Tablets
Anker 2nd Gen Astro E3 10000mAh Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank with PowerIQ Technology for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad Air, mini, Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3 2, Tab 4 3 2, PS Vita, Gopro, most other Phones and Tablets
Offered by AnkerDirect-CA
Price: CDN$ 59.99
4 used & new from CDN$ 29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great battery, but if you're charging an iPad go for 14000mah+, June 16 2013
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Great battery, does what it says it does. Charged an iPad 4 from 1% to 70% in 7 hours. I think this is reasonable given the iPad takes quite a while to charge in general, even when plugged to the wall. If I was on a plane, I would theoretically have been able to use the iPad for at least those 7 hours, after using it for roughly 9 hours, which is what apple claims the battery life of the iPad is (from 100% to zero). That's a total of 16 hrs, which is an average amount of time someone stays awake during a whole day, so that'd be enough for me.

However, for $20 more you can get a 14400 one, that would probably get the iPad from zero to full, so I'd consider that if that's what you're planning on charging

Diablo 3 - Standard Edition
Diablo 3 - Standard Edition
Offered by POSTED FROM UK UNITED KINGDOM!!
Price: CDN$ 29.99
53 used & new from CDN$ 29.44

33 of 45 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Great game, but beware of one major problem, May 29 2012
Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
This is a great game overall, the mistaken impression that it's too easy quickly goes away when you play far enough into the game. There is one major problem with it though: you must be online and connected to their server to be able to play, even as a single player game. A few issues stem from this:

**If your internet is down, or if you want to take your laptop on holidays, or to a more remote area without a connection, or on a plane, or in many other situations where you might find yourself without a connection, but would like to pass the time by playing it, you can't do it at all.

**If you have a connection but their server is down, or the game is being "patched" or "updated" on their end, which can take the whole day , you can't play either (Actually, the server is down as I write this, so I can't play right now). This can happen in the middle of the game, at which point you start to get little warnings that the server will shut down in so and so many minutes.

**If in some 15 or 20 years you want to revisit the game, or show your kids etc.., but by then the company has decided to take the server down because the game would then be too old, or if the company is out business etc.., the game would be lost. It feels like the $60 is for a long term rent, rather than a tangible ownership of a game than you can physically install on your machine and boot it whenever and wherever you want it.

Bottom line: I don't regret buying it and recommend it to anyone (casual and experienced gamers alike), because the game itself is great, well developed, providing hours and hours of fun (when you actually get to play it) - However, be very aware of this limitation and be prepared for some sighing when you can't connect to their server. I know nothing about computer programming and this is probably not even possible, but maybe one day there will be a patch that will allow the game to be played offline too, the old-fashioned way?

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