Nintendo Mash Up

Go Ahead: Give the Kids a Test Run of 2 New Nintendo Games

In search of entertainment for the little ones this weekend? On Saturday, April 12, take the kids to Best Buy, where more than 100 stores nationwide will be giving in-store demos of recent releases Yoshi’s New Island and Disney Magical World on Nintendo 3DS. Both have received favorable reviews from gaming world barometer IGN. The family-friendly fun runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. local time. … Read More

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20 Fun Facts for 20 Candles – Happy 20th Birthday Geek Squad

Fun fact. Geek Squad turns 20 years old this year, and has been on TV stations across the country helping ease the transition with the end of Windows XP. What’s even more fun? These 20 fast facts about the rapid response task force: 1. Geek Squad was founded for $200 in 1994. 2. On average, Home Theater … Read More

Trade-In Deals

Trade-In Your Tablet at Best Buy, Get Up to $300

Kinda want a new tablet? Would up to $300 in return for your old one help? Perfect. Because this week at Best Buy you can get up to a $300 gift card when you trade in any tablet. Click here for the fine print. That deal is one in a trio of offers this month to … Read More


EPA Names Best Buy 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

Best Buy is the only consumer electronics retailer to be named 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ceremonies recognizing Best Buy’s  substantial contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and educating consumers about energy efficiency will be held on April 29 in Washington, D.C. Here’s why the EPA named … Read More

Amazon Fire TV

The Arrival of Fire TV Means Best Buy Now Sells All Streaming Media Players

Amazon debuted Fire TV, introducing a new choice to the hot market of streaming media players. Not only will Best Buy sell it, but you can get your hands on all of the popular streaming devices at your local Best Buy or online at And remember that connection speeds matter. You don’t want to get stuck … Read More

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Think Blue When You Want to Go Green

Best Buy loves Earth Month. Best Buy also loves Earth Minute. Every minute Best Buy stores are open, Best Buy’s helping people recycle 400 pounds of electronics and by offering the convenience  of in-store drop-off. Meanwhile, Trade-In options and plentiful Energy Star certified products will put green in everyone’s pockets.   Try out top-notch Trade-In options Watch this … Read More

Devin Collins Head Shot

VIDEO: 60-Second Solve for Windows XP

Microsoft’s support of Windows XP ends on April 8. You have one week to decide what to do if you’re still using it. To help out, Geek Squad Agent Devin Collins preps you properly for handling the “XP Apocalypse” in this 60-second video. And if you’d rather have it in writing, this Q and A … Read More

Mariucci and Williams arenas will be packed Friday and Saturday with 120 high school teams (totaling 2,400 students) going head-to-head with their six-week-old robotic creations. Six of those teams are co-sponsored by Best Buy and Geek Squad. (Photo credit: Kevin Walker)

Best Buy and Geek Squad Join 2,400 Tech-Savvy Students in ‘Best Bot Battle’

Brian Silewski is at home with hands-on work, and when he’s creating something from nothing with computers. “I like building something new that you could be proud of … so when I saw robotics at school, I thought, ‘That looks perfect,’” said the 18-year-old Talon Robotics team member from Eden Prairie High School. The team … Read More

Geek Squad Agent Derek Meister walks you through the end of support for XP -- with ease.

XP Apocalypse? Relax As Geek Squad Guides You Through It

Not sure about the hype around the end of support for Microsoft XP? Turns out, it may be time to actually follow through on that “spring cleaning” routine you’d rather avoid. To make it easier, we huddled with one of our favorite computer pros, Geek Squad Agent Derek Meister, to find out what you really need to … Read More

The HTCOne launch Tuesday in New York also featured the Amber Gold edition, which will be available only at Best Buy. (Photo credit: Jeff Haydock)

Live from New York, It’s the New HTC One Debut

The new HTC One debuted today in New York, and that Amber Gold edition? It’s coming exclusively to Best Buy. Best Buy was in the Big Apple on Tuesday to detail what you can expect from the next generation HTC One M8 smartphone. Buy yours right now on for $199 with two-year activation. In addition … Read More

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