Mockingjay

Go to the Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy, Watch ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Trailer, Get a Free Ticket to See the Movie

(Credit: Lionsgate/The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1) Big fan of The Hunger Games? … on July 26-27, head to Best Buy to potentially snag a free ticket to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, an exclusive Mockingjay pin, and movie posters. That’s right, fans of the girl on fire, here’s how to … Read More

David Simpson and Alexis Carroll of the Collegeville, Pa., Best Buy store have taught local seniors how to transition from their land-line phone to their smartphone.

David Simpson Saves his Best Buy Store Money, Simplifies Smartphones for Seniors

Dave Simpson saw a problem at the Best Buy store where he worked in asset protection. “I noticed we really didn’t have the best shrink culture,” he said. That means his store in Collegeville, Pa., wasn’t doing well when it came to reducing losses to shoplifting, employee theft, cashier errors or merchandise mistakes. So he … Read More

Pebble Steel is available for $229 in Brushed Stainless Steel and Black Matte. (credit: Pebble)

Pebble Steel is Here and it’s Tougher, Sleeker, and Well, Better

Pebble’s slick new smart watch – say hello to stainless steel and Gorilla Glass – is coming to Best Buy customers this Sunday, and Best Buy is the only place where you can check it out in person before buying. Pebble Steel is an elegant follow-up to its predecessor and the second-generation, high-end smart watch … Read More

Geek Squad Facts

Geek Squad Academy is (Probably) Coming to a City Near You

Robotics. 3D printing. Audio and video production. From now through September, more than 2,500 teens across the country will learn these essential 21st-century skills, thanks to Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy summer camps. In its eighth year, Geek Squad Academy will reach students ages 10 to 18 in 26 cities nationwide, providing fun, interactive classes and … Read More

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Why I’m On the Road This Summer Teaching Tech to Teens

By Geek Squad Agent Brittani Uribe My mom always wanted us to be well-rounded and to try different things. So that’s why, years ago, I signed up for the Geek Squad Academy camp in Houston. Having an uncle who worked for Geek Squad helped, too. I enjoyed the entire experience and learned that technology was … Read More

Amanda Sullivan has not only mastered everything from coding to Flash to 3D printing, but she's teaching it to fellow teens at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Minneapolis Central Library.

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Squad Member Amanda Sullivan Earns National IT Honors

Even if Best Buy took over Frankenstein’s lab and meticulously manufactured the perfect Teen Tech Squad Member, Amanda Sullivan would still outshine said hypothetical creation. Sullivan, 18, practices website coding in her free time, taught herself Adobe Flash in mere days, and oozes ambition. The senior from Fridley, Minn., mastered 3D printing and now teaches other teens how to … Read More

STATEMENT: Best Buy® Welcomes the Introduction of National E-Fairness Legislation

MINNEAPOLIS, August 1, 2011 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), a leading retailer of consumer technology, praised the introduction of the Main Street Fairness Act (S.F. 1452) that allows states the ability to require all retailers – including remote sellers – to collect sales taxes due. The Durbin bill grants states with simplified sales tax … Read More