Best Buy Canada Nintendo Switch Confusion

After watching the Nintendo Switch event I knew I was going to be purchasing one so the following morning, I hopped on to BestBuy.ca and pre-ordered mine as soon as I could.

I messed up my original order by using my shipping address as my billing address and my billing address as my shipping address. After a couple of calls to Best Buy customer service, my order was corrected and good to go with one small problem…………………..

The launch date that Best Buy has for my order and for the Nintendo Switch is March 31st? This doesn’t make any sense as the console is launching on the 3rd of March.

I’ve reached out to Best Buy on Twitter to clarifiy.


I have read conflicting information saying that Best Buy made a mistake or they intend to launch it on the 31st. I will be sure to update this post with new information as soon as Best Buy responds.

 

***** UPDATE *****

BestBuy Canada didn’t respond to me at all on Twitter however they did send out a bulk email confirming the date is wrong on everyones preorders. See below.

Welcome 2017!

In 2016 we’ve seen a lot of bad and a lot of good.

People have passed on, wars have been waged, and yet a kindness has come out of all of the anger and hatred that the world seems to have for itself.

Personally 2016 has been an incredible time! I started an incredible job with fantastic co-workers and incredible support from our management. My small business HostingEh has grown incredibly with some of the most fantastic clients I could have possibly asked for.

I’ve watched my little girls get a little bit older and a little bit wiser, and I get to share it all with some of the most supportive and loving friends and family!

I got to visit Toronto and watch the new Pure Pwnage movie with the most kickass people I know! Got to meet some new people too such as my new drinking buddy from England Jerry!Friends at The Madison

For me 2016 has been incredible, and I can’t wait to see what 2017 has in store!

See you all in the New Year! Have a happy, healthy and joy filled end to 2016!

Thoughts on the Asus Zenfone 3

I’ve been using the Asus Zenfone 3 as my daily driver for about a week now, and wanted to lay down some initial thoughts and impressions about this phone because Christmas is coming and I truly think this device is something any mobile phone fan would love.

Tech Specs

  • Dual SIM Card Slots
  • 5.5 Inch Capacitive Super IPS+ Display
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • 64GB of Internal Memory
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 16MP Camera with Phase Detection and Optical Image Stabilization
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • USB-C with Fast Charging

The Camera (Photos)

The Camera (Videos)

Network Speeds (WIFI and LTE)

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Screen Shots

Final Thoughts

After some strong consideration, I have actually decided to sell my Pixel and stick with the Zenfone 3. It’s a perfect phone for me that offers the features I want at a crazy attractive price point, and performs well without any stutter or lag.

Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary

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Five years ago on this very day, I married my very best friend.

It’s hard to believe how far we’ve come in the last five years and how much we’ve already been through in this crazy roller coaster called life. We’ve had ups and downs, we’ve loved and lost, and yet still I am happy to wake up to you each and every day.

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Even though you’re often in the background of everything that’s going on, it would not be even half of amazing of a life, if you hand’t touched it with your love and kindness.

Jenn you’ve not only made my life better, but you’ve made me better as a person, as a father, and as your husband. I am thankful for each and every day that I get to wake up and spend my life with you, and that will never change.

You have the right brand of crazy that matches mine, and I cannot wait to grow old together, to watch our kids grow into adults, and marry their own best friends should they choose to.

I love you with all of who I am and ever will be! Here’s to many more years of fun and excitement on this ride that we call life!

Happy Anniversary!

Google Pixel: A Few Days

On Friday my Google Pixel arrived at my office around 2:30, so I’ve really only had it for a few days and can’t pass a lot of judgement on it. I can however say a few things that are quite impressive so far.

  • Battery life is impressive. Over the weekend I was able to take the device off the charger at 4AM and get a full days use 4AM to 11PM and still had 30% remaining on the battery.
  • Unlimited storage. This is tied to the device and not the google account itself. Anything uploaded from your Pixel does not count towards your storage allowance.
  • Look & Feel. This phone looks and feels like an iPhone. A few of my coworkers made the same comment about the look & feel. It feels premium and has a great weight to it.
  • Updating & Installing Apps. This phone is fast, and I mean FAST! Installing and updating apps on first boot took two minutes or so. Fastest I’ve ever seen it get done.

These are just my initial feelings about this phone. I’ll write a proper review with camera samples and whatnot when I’ve had more time to play with it. Right now, I’m really liking it!