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Future Shop adds smartphone service

BURNABY, B.C. – Saying it wants “to ease the burden of new phone set-up and help Canadians maximize their handset,” electronics retailer Future Shop is rolling out new cellular services through ConnectPro, its technology installation and services provider.Starting Friday, May 13, 2011, ConnectPro launches the following in all 146 stores, says the press release:1. Smartphone set-up and personalization, $49.99, includes: • 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...