Seen and Heard at SXSW: The Highlights

If it’s March, the place to be is at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. The nine-day festival that revolves around music, film and tech is in its 17th year. Known for being the festival where Twitter and Foursquare took off, it began with just 700 attendees in 1987. This year more than 70,000 — from artists … Read More


You Need These 8 Gadgets in Your Spring Break Suitcase

You’re about to jet off on a much needed vacation. Good for you. With the right tech from Best Buy, you’ll stay entertained and connected wherever your getaway takes you. From e-readers to resilient cases to good looking headphones — check out some of our favorites. 1. LifeProof Case OK, so you had your phone in your pocket when … Read More

More than 300 Best Buy stores will be open at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11 to sell Titanfall for Xbox One and PC.

Best Buy’s Your Titanfall Headquarters: 300+ Midnight Openings and a Sweet Xbox One Bundle Deal

You see all the excessive hype for the March 11 release of Titanfall? Well, it’s 100 percent real. “Believe the hype,” IGN said of the game from Respawn Entertainment. “It’s Xbox One’s killer app. I loved it.” And Best Buy is the best place to get your hands on the app that Yahoo! Games said “blew them away.” Not only … Read More

Festival Gadgets Final Run

10 Clutch Gadgets for Your 2014 Music Festival Survival Kit

Yes, it’s just about spring. And that means it’s time to get ready for your favorite music festival, like Lollapalooza, Coachella and Bonnaroo, just to name a few. Now you can assemble your festival survival kit for less: Best Buy dedicates this entire month to music and great deals during March Audio Fest. From the Beatbox Portable Speaker (save $100) to great … Read More

iPhone Trade-In

You’ll Never Guess What Your Old iPhone 4S or 5 Will Get You at Best Buy

See that fatigued iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 in your hand? Make it an iPhone 5s. For free. That’s right.  Turn in your working iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 on Friday, Feb. 28 or Saturday, March 1, and receive a guaranteed minimum of $150 Trade-In credit. Seeing the iPhone 5s 16GB is available for $149.99, it makes Apple’s … Read More

Jonah Hill Conan

Jonah Hill Thanks Best Buy. Now Best Buy Thanks Him with Buy One, Get One Deals on His Movies.

From Superbad to Moneyball to 21 Jump Street – you now can easily own these cornerstones of Jonah Hill’s career. Between March 2-8, Best Buy is offering a Buy One, Get One deal on select Jonah Hill movies, in addition to making special in-store prices available on select Jonah Hill films throughout the week. Why? Because Best Buy is thanking Jonah Hill after … Read More

Best Buy Reports 4th Quarter Results

Non-GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.24 GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.88 Annualized Renew Blue cost reductions reach $765 million  MINNEAPOLIS, February 27, 2014 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced results for the 13-week fourth quarter (“Q4 FY14”) and 52-week year ended February 1, 2014 (“FY14”), as compared … Read More

Oscar Montage

5 Ways to Make Oscar Night Your Own Award Winner

What’s the only non-football televised event that made Nielsen’s Top 10 list for the most-watched programs last year? The Oscars. Almost 40.4  million people tuned in to fawn over Hollywood’s best and brightest. Come Sunday, March 2, be one of the perfectly prepared viewers with these five Best Buy tips for making a winning night out of the 2014 Academy Awards.   … Read More

Best Buy is in Barcelona today for the reveal of the new Galaxy S 5, which is water resistant. (Photo credit: Allister Jones)

Get the Inside Track on the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Gear Wearable Availability

Samsung is making headlines at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday with the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S 5 smartphone and a trio of new wearable Gear devices – the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit. “Samsung has updated the Galaxy S 5 to match customers’ needs and wants,” said Best … Read More

Geek Squad and Best Buy will help more than 300 people bridge the digital literacy gap with EveryoneOn seminars this year. The year-long push began on Wednesday in Washington D.C. with Geek Squad Agent Tavis Sellers and 16 eager learners.

Bridging the Digital Literacy Gap One EveryoneOn Training at a Time

Ricky Hester is a licensed electrician who knows full well the role computers will play as the 44-year-old advances further in his career. “That’s what this era we are living in is all about – computers,” he said. “When I went through the apprenticeship for engineering, it took five years. But a lot of what … Read More

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