On Friday, May 13, 2011, Future Shop is launching a new cellular service
through ConnectPro called Smartphone Services.
Smartphone Services offers Canadians four options to ensure their
smartphone is fully utilized and protected, internally and physically.
BURNABY, BC, May 12 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and
etailer of consumer electronics, carries all the major cellular
carriers, features a variety of plans, accessories and 100 handsets all
under one roof. With an abundant selection, choosing the right phone,
plan and setting it up can be a daunting task. To ease the burden or
new phone set-up and help Canadians maximize their handset, Future Shop
is rolling out new cellular services through ConnectPro, Canada's
premier provider of technology installation and services.
Canadians feeling smartphone angst can take advantage of ConnectPro's
new Smartphone Services. Starting Friday, May 13, 2011, ConnectPro
launches the following in all 146 stores*:
Smartphone set-up and personalization, $49.99, includes:
Smartphone set-up with security, $79.99, includes all of the above, plus:
Initial setup. ConnectPro experts will take care of all initial set-ups on the
smartphone, including voicemail password, email, transfer of prior
phone data to the new device, Bluetooth set-up and demonstrate the
powers the device carries.
Personalization. ConnectPro ensures the smartphone user account is configured properly,
default apps, software setup and updates, eliminate dead pixels,
perform a network test and ensures the audio and input are working
Wireless printer setup. Today's smartphones are "smart" enough to do more than just call, text
and surf the web. Canadians with printers offering web or e-print
capabilities, ConnectPro will set up the smartphone to print at the
touch of the screen.
ConnectPro tutorial. Once the smartphone is set-up professionally by ConnectPro, a demo will
be provided of how to maximize the device. Included in the demo are the
following: how to connect the device to a computer for updates and
media transfer, navigate built-in apps, download new apps, adjust
settings, browse the web, save favourites and use the device as a GPS.
Smartphone set-up with protection, $79.99, includes all of the smartphone set-up, personalization, plus:
Security installation. Smartphones are much like handheld computers. With that come similar
threats that can compromise the functions of the smartphone and
information contained within it. In addition to the above set-up and
personalization, ConnectPro will install security software to block
viruses, malware, harmful websites and apps to keep the smartphone
Smartphone setup with security and protection, $119.99, and includes all of the above.
Zagg Invisible Shield with install. Smartphones deserve to be protected from their daily grind. Included in
this service is set-up, personalization and the installation of an
award-winning Zagg Invisible Shield, bubble-free and perfectly placed
to protect the smartphone from unexpected spills and scratches.
*In-home Smartphone Services are available for an additional $49.99.
For more information, visit www.connectpro.ca or any Future Shop store in Canada.
ConnectPro launched in 2008 introduced Canada to the ultimate in
technology installation and service. Providing services in home theatre
installation, computer services - including design, set-up, network
installation, repairs, Online Support and car audio, both in-store and
in-home, ConnectPro is helping Canadians maximize their technology.
ConnectPro also blends technology into the décor of homes and provides
seamless integration in any room or vehicle. From design and
installation, to repairs, ConnectPro delivers professional service
experience in all areas of connectivity. For more information, visit www.connectpro.ca.
SOURCE Future Shop
For further information:
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