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New Gadget Set up Tablet Edition

Boy, was Christmas great for me. Not only did I get a new laptop (The Acer C720 Chromebook for those who were wondering), but I also got a new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. NERD ALERT!! I’ve officially sold my soul to Google. I haven’t been able to put down my tablet since I got it. I even took it to my grandmother’s family event … More →

4 cool mobile gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is almost upon us – it kind of sneaks up on you, doesn’t it? – but there’s no reason to fret if you haven’t picked out a perfect present for your pops. Best Buy is all about making dad’s day on Dad’s Day. Take a stroll through this selection of mobile gear and gadgets that’ll put a smile on any father’s face. For … More →

Geek Squad tips to get the most out of your gear

From the Geek Squad Blog, by Agent Ron G. “Cool. I didn’t know it could do that!” That’s a phrase Agents hear every week. Most customers spend a good deal of time preparing for their major tech purchases – comparing features, checking system compatibilities, measuring dimensions and reading product reviews. The strange thing is that many seem to forget how their new gizmos can simplify … More →

Have you met the Samsung family?

I’ve had a crush on Samsung phones since my first very basic N105 flip I had in high school.  Over the years, Samsung’s products have matured to become more powerful, intelligent, and aesthetically pleasing than their adolescent predecessors.  Twelve years later, my crush is gone – I am straight up in love! The wildly popular Samsung Galaxy S III has turned heads since June 2012.  … More →

The many faces of Windows 8

At last, Windows 8 is upon us! In late October, Microsoft began rolling out the platform which has ultimately covered a slew of different computing devices from all-in-one PCs to tablets and even to mobile phones. However, the different flavors of Windows 8 may be a bit overwhelming to some, so here is a breakdown of the newest OS. Windows 8 Home/Pro Windows 8 is … More →

Get to know 4 top Windows 8 phones and tablets

Hot on the heels of the launch of the new Windows 8, we’ve seen everything from desktops to mobile devices running the OS at Best Buy. Whether you’re in the market to buy a new Windows phone or a Windows tablet, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the choices. Check out my list of the best Windows phones and tablets in the market so far: … More →

Find answers to your Windows 8 FAQs

“Is Windows 8 right for me?” “Why isn’t my upgrade working?” “Will my favorite apps still work with Windows 8?” Any major tech launch is bound to come with questions attached. That’s certainly the case with Microsoft’s much-discussed new Windows 8. The touchscreen-oriented operating system is getting a lot of love, but it’s not without a learning curve. Fortunately, the Best Buy Unboxed forum has … More →

Nabi and Cypher Kids Club make great gifts for connected kids

Everything is turning tech this holiday season, and that includes gifts for the kids. Teddy bears, tea sets and Tinkertoys probably don’t have anything to fear, but the kids of today will also count tablets, gaming devices and other connected gadgets among their cherished childhood totems. With that in mind, let’s look at a couple of the hottest brand names in the connected kids’ arena. … More →

Cool cases for today’s hottest tablets

The iPad mini has arrived, and Best Buy has your back with a slew of cases to let your personality shine through. Apple has adapted the ever-popular Smart Cover for the iPad mini in a variety of colors. The Smart Cover snaps onto your tablet and covers the screen when it is not in use. When closed it puts your mini into sleep mode and … More →

Meet the amazing Samsung Galaxy Note II

Everyone is always looking for bigger and better, well that search is over because bigger and better is finally here with the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The sequel to Samsung’s popular smartphone/tablet hybrid features a 5.5 inch display and a full color LED Super AMOLED screen. It is also one of the first tablets on the market with a quad core processor and is capable … More →