Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Samsung Giveaway + Back-to-School Tech – CityLine

UPDATE: Contest is now closed.

Once again, the Back-to-School Season is just around the corner! As each year passes, Canadian families find technology a bigger part of their preparation shopping list, from computers, to smartphones, to touch tablets.

CityLine and the great folks over at Samsung want to send a lucky CityLine viewer off to school, prepared for the new school year with a great CityLine-Samsung Prize Pack!

The Prize Pack, worth over $830 CAD includes:

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– The latest Rogers Samsung Galaxy Infuse 4G Android Smartphone – MSRP $549.99** (Read contest rules for details on monthly cell and data plans)

– And a Samsung ST700 DualView Digital Camera – MSRP $279.99

Here’s how to enter:

1) Go to www.CityLine.ca, click on “Blogs” at the top of the page, click on “The Digital Life”, and press the “Like” Facebook button and share our blog with your friends!

2) In addition, send an email to me@winstonsih.com with the subject line “CityLine Back-to-School,”detailing your best or worst Back-to-School memory. Please include your phone number, and best time to contact you back, in the case you are the winner. Remember to be creative, have fun, and the best entry will be selected to win the prize pack.

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This contest will be effective from Wednesday, August 10, 2011 (9:00 AM ET), to Wednesday, August 24, 2011 (11:59 PM ET). The winner will be chosen on Thursday, August 25, 2011, and the selected entrant will be contacted by telephone or email, as set out on their email.

Samsung ST700 DualView Digital Camera [via Samsung]

With both 1.8” front and a 3” touch screen intelligent LCD on the back, you can see your self-shots perfectly before taking them, and view them with the convenience of a larger touch screen. An easy access top-side button allows quick power on / off of front LCD screen and quick select between still and movie modes as well as between shooting modes. Self Portrait auto-detects faces and snaps pictures instantly once a smile is detected; Children Mode keep small children’s attention with built in animation and sound; Jump Shot Mode will snap 3 consecutive photos after a short countdown; and couple shot automatically takes the shot when you get close.

Get more from your lens, no matter what the scene, whether shooting a memorable landscape or the gang’s
reunion around a restaurant table. By using the precision cut ST700’s 26 mm wide-angle lens, with its 5x optical zoom, you will instantly cover a whole-horizon field of view. Now, you can capture memories of landmarks and landscapes, entire wedding parties and the tallest skyscrapers in full scale. No need to back up to frame the shot. The ST700 is the effortless way to totally go pro.

Just like apps on a touch-screen smartphone, the ST700 integrates easy-to-operate touch-screen menus and functions. The key to great performance is easy access and control. The Smart Touch 3.0 feature offers convenience at your fingertips. Touch the icons on display to quickly launch options and applications that can make your images sharper and easier to capture. Tangible, touchable and intuitive, the ST700 modes and
functions are made for effortless image capture.

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Samsung Galaxy Infuse 4G Exclusively on Rogers [via Samsung]




When it comes to the best larger than life mobile experience, it’s go big or go home. Powered by
Android™ 2.3, The Samsung Galaxy S Infuse 4G™ with its huge 4.5″ Super Amoled Plus Screen delivers
rich colours and stunningly crisp picture quality. Offering up an unmatched viewing performance for all
of your movies, apps, music and more. The 1.2 Ghz processor makes quick work of multi-tasking and
powers-up your gaming for peak performance. 4G connectivity puts super-fast download speeds of up to
21 Mbps right in your hand.

The super responsive 4.5” Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen lets you enjoy a larger than life viewing
experience on the go. Enjoy movies, shows, games, apps, browsing and more with rich, vivid colours and
crisp clarity.

Your phone goes everywhere you go. Which means you can capture every memorable moment in
stunning high definition. With an HDMI out setting, you can screen all of your on-the-go videos right on your

Get enhanced performance for everything on the go with a powerful 1.2 Ghz Processor. Enjoy lightning-fast response times, super-fluid gaming and video playback without any buffering. Plus, faster downloads, effortless HD recording and playing and you can jump between apps while you multi-task at top speed. With powerful 4G performance, you get download speeds of up to 21 Mbps, almost 3x faster than 3G. Which means when you want it, you got it.

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Winston Sih
Winston Sih
Winston is currently a freelance technology and travel broadcast journalist, consultant, and is the creator and founder of Master Travellr—Canada’s destination for travel news, guides, and budget recommendations.


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