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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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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime Available at BestBuy for $499

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Like a previous ASUS model, this Eee Pad Transformer Prime will take an optional docking keyboard for another $150 that transforms your Android tablet in to a sort of Android netbook, with the keyboard also hiding an additional battery.

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The Retailer That Stole Christmas

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A move by Best Buy now has people comparing my favorite Dr. Seuss character to the large electronics retailer.

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Verizon Sells Galaxy Nexus Smartphone Ahead Of Schedule

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Fayram reports that this is a "cutting edge phone, without the ostenation and outrageous materials of the Droid Razr." Sadly, it is loaded with some Verizon bloatware, including My Verizon Mobile and Verizon Migration Assistant.

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Price Error: HTC Flyer Android tablet is not $99 from Best Buy

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The webOS tablet got slashed down to $99 across the board and people were scrambling to get their hands on one. Now, it seems that the same thing is happening to the HTC Flyer Android tablet, because it's showing up as a mere $99 on the Best Buy website.

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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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Best Buy to start selling Motorola XOOM tablet this month

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When it came to media darlings at this year's CES, it came down to the Motorola Atrix 4G and the Motorola XOOM. The latter will reportedly start selling at Best Buy on February 24. That's less than three weeks away.

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Nexus S coming to Canada in March via Mobilicity, Rogers, Telus, Bell

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The Google Nexus S (by Samsung) is currently available in two forms in North America: Unlocked via Best Buy or locked to T-Mobile. Both of these options are mostly for Americans, unless Canadians want to leap across the border to get the unlocked model. That's changing in two short months.

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Best Buy’s Buy Back Program will leave you Scrooged

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Today Best Buy launched their Buy Back Program (BBP) to encourage shoppers to keep upgrading to the latest tech without every having to worry about the device becoming dated. With the BBP, people can upgrade as often as they like, getting a lump of credit on a gift card.

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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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Samsung Nexus S smartphone enroute to Best Buy?

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Last month, we caught word that Samsung could be the manufacturer behind the Google Nexus Two. Well, it turns out that could be only partly true. What we see here is supposedly the Google Nexus S. As per earlier rumors, the second Nexus phone does indeed look like it is based on the increasingly popular Samsung Galaxy S platform. This ...

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