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Watch out GameStop: Walmart launching game trade-ins in US

Watch out GameStop: Walmart launching game trade-ins in US

By 18 March 2014

Walmart, the largest retailer in the US, is expanding its video game department to accept used game trade ins, which could have big implications for video game retailer GameStop. Walmart will begin accepting the trade ins on 26 March. The value can immediately... >>

Verizon's contract-free Moto G to land at Best Buy in US for $100

Verizon's contract-free Moto G to land at Best Buy in US for $100

By 1 January 2014

Motorola's Moto G has yet to land at any physical retail store in the US - but it will within the next few days, apparently. Best Buy confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that it plans to sell a no-contract, Verizon version of the Moto G for $99.99 (£60)... >>

HTC One Metallic Blue confirmed for Best Buy, but it's a different blue to UK model

HTC One Metallic Blue confirmed for Best Buy, but it's a different blue to UK model

By 10 September 2013

When is blue not blue? When it's metallic blue. That's the message coming out of HTC which has confirmed that the HTC One Metallic Blue smartphone announced in the US exclusive to Best Buy is a different hue of blue when compared to the HTC One Vivid... >>

Nexus 7 2 press images, full specifications and price confirmed on Best Buy site ahead of launch

Nexus 7 2 press images, full specifications and price confirmed on Best Buy site ahead of launch

By 24 July 2013

Best Buy has jumped the gun somewhat by posting its pre-order pages for the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet ahead of its official announcement later today. It has included the full specifications, press images from every angle and US prices for both... >>

Pebble exclusively launches through Best Buy online and US stores

Pebble exclusively launches through Best Buy online and US stores

By 2 July 2013

Pebble announced on Tuesday that its Kickstarter-born smart watch would launch exclusively through Best Buy this summer. A Jet Black version of the Pebble is now available at Best Buy online. The same model will also land in all US Best Buy stores on... >>

Samsung Experience Shops to open within 1,400 Best Buy stores in US

Samsung Experience Shops to open within 1,400 Best Buy stores in US

By 4 April 2013

Samsung has confirmed that it will launch 1,400 "Experience Shops" in Best Buy stores in the US in the coming weeks. The Samsung Experience Shop (trademarked, of course) will be installed in more than 1,400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores... >>

Best Buy CinemaNow Disc to Digital pictures and hands-on

Best Buy CinemaNow Disc to Digital pictures and hands-on

By 14 January 2013

One of Rovi's major announcements at CES in Las Vegas this year was that DivX Plus Streaming digital rights management has been approved for UltraViolet use. This allows several of Rovi's back-end entertainment delivery services to add UV compatibility,... >>

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

By 27 November 2012

Following an earlier leak on the Canadian Best Buy home page, Nintendo has confirmed it is launching a smaller, slimmer version of the original Wii games console. Dubbed the Wii Mini, it will ditch internet access and GameCube compatibility, in order... >>

Apple iTV detailed by Best Buy

Apple iTV detailed by Best Buy

By 7 February 2012

There is a saying that if you wish for something long enough it becomes true and that's probably what Best Buy is hoping for after it conducted a survey concerning the rumoured Apple iTV platform. US tech site The Verge reported on a leak that saw the superstore... >>

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

By 4 January 2012

We love our gadgets, we all do, but as the competition continues to get tougher and tougher, companies have to make better and better gadgets to stay not just relevant, but in business. Here are nine companies that are going to find 2012 tough. Some will... >>


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