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Bye Bye Best Buy?

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You would think that their business is getting swallowed up by a big box electronics retailer like Best Buy, but that doesn't appear to be the case either. In fact, it's quite possible that Best Buy could be completely calling it quits in "a few more years."

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October 21 launch date for iPhone 5 leaked?

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At first, we hoped for a June launch of the iPhone 5 to match up with the announcement window of every iteration before it. Then, we heard that it might get delayed until September. Then, we heard October. So, when is the iPhone 5 finally going to hit store shelves? According to a Best Buy leak, the date is set specifically for October 21.

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Best Buy releases their own “Music Cloud”

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It looks like Best Buy is releasing their own version of a cloud service to compete with Google’s Music Beta, Amazon’s Cloud Drive and Apple’s iCloud. While Best Buy hasn't officially announced Music Cloud, you can get a preview and sign up for the service on their website. Music Cloud lets you stream your music to multiple devices including computers, phones, and tablets. An enticing feature is that Best Buy’s service can save songs locally to devices that will come in handy when you’re without internet access.

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Will Best Buy Service EVs, Even After Electric Scooter Failure?

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Back in May 2011, Best Buy announced they would be shutting down sales of their electric scooters in 27 markets due to lackluster sales. Spokesperson Kelly Groehler told BNET that there's a huge barrier with consumers about how they'll charge the vehicles. She also dismissed rumours of Best Buy planning on releasing an EV, saying they’re not making any commitments.

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BlackBerry PlayBook to Ship April 19, Pre-Orders Now

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If 2010 was the year of the Android smartphone, 2011 is going to be the year of the tablet... but it's not just about the iPad vs. Android when it comes to tablets. Some people may say they're a little late to the party, but Research in Motion is finally ready to join the fight with its BlackBerry PlayBook.

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Dell Streak dropped to just $99.99 from AT&T

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Maybe that larger five-inch screen isn't going over so well with consumers. Maybe more people have turned their attention over to the hot new Google Nexus S for their Android follies. Whatever the case, the Dell Streak has just been hit with a price drop to the sub-three figure mark.

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What you need to know about Thursday’s Google Nexus S launch

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Are you ready to upgrade from your Nexus One into the brand spanking new Google Nexus S? Are you completely stoked about Android 2.3 Gingerbread and can't wait to bite into that delicious fresh take on the Google's mobile OS? Well, then you'll need to read this primer on the Nexus S launch before you waltz into your local store on Thursday.

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