Technology

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10 Jun: Innovators, a new Best Buy video series, spotlights latest tech

We’re excited to introduce Innovators Powered by Best Buy, a video podcast series to help you discover the coolest, newest technology and what it can do for you. 

In each episode, host and lifestyle expert Bradley Hasemeyer sits down with the top brands in tech to get the stories about some of your favorite products. These special guests are the innovators and experts behind the devices, and they’re sharing their insider insights.

Our customers love to research products themselves before buying.

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20 May: Best Buy offers broadest lineup of Copilot+ devices, pre-orders available now

Microsoft just unveiled Copilot+ PCs — the most powerful integration of AI and the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever. Best Buy is excited to announce it’ll have the largest assortment of Copilot+ PCs and is the destination for customers to explore and experience the game-changing technology.

Copilot+ lets users work, play and create like never before with on-device AI that brings incredibly fast speeds for the ultimate performance. New Copilot+ features include advanced AI image generation, enhanced video calls, the ability to find documents you’ve seen instantly, and more.

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18 Apr: Best Buy has new app for Apple Vision Pro

Today we’re showcasing a new way that our customers can explore, discover and bring new technology to life in their own living space. Best Buy Envision is an app exclusively available on the Apple Vision Pro that helps users plan their ultimate home technology setup.

The app uses augmented reality to help you preview 3D models of some of your favorite Best Buy products. That means while wearing Apple Vision Pro, you can see 3D images of how a variety of different products will look and feel in your space before you buy them.

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11 Mar: Lively from Best Buy Health releases Lively Mobile2

Aging independently in your own home just got a little bit easier with the new Lively Mobile2.

An image of the Lively Mobile2 device.

The new medical alert device provides independence and safety for you and peace of mind for your loved ones, with access to help 24/7/365 at the touch of a button. Paired with either Basic or Premium Lively services, our empathetic and caring team members are available to assist with a variety of needs. Whether you need help in a health emergency, a plan to work on your health and wellness goals, or assistance using your new device, our team is here for you.  

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04 Mar: Are you ready, gamers? Xbox SpongeBob SquarePants bundle coming to Best Buy Drops™

Listen up, SpongeBob fans! We’ve teamed up with Xbox and Paramount on a special-edition SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired console celebrating the hit Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl 2 game. And you can only get it through Best Buy Drops™.

That’s right, the Xbox Series X – Nickelodeon All Star Brawl 2 Special Edition Bundle will be available on the Best Buy Mobile App at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 7. Quantities are limited, so you’ll want to set a notification and act fast.

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22 Jan: Score big with these tips for the Big Game

Pro football’s biggest Sunday of the season is right around the corner, and now is the time to make sure you have everything you need to watch the Big Game.

We talked with Perry, a Best Buy home theater expert in Atlanta, to learn what makes an unforgettable Big Game viewing experience.

“Creating an environment for the Big Game is all about finding ways to bring people together and creating a system people are happy with,” he said. And Best Buy has the tech you need to create that environment.

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27 Oct: Black Friday early access for members starts now at Best Buy, deals for everyone Oct. 30

Let the holiday fun begin: It’s officially time to start scoring Black Friday prices on all those holiday tech gifts on this year’s shopping list.

Starting today, My Best Buy Plus™ and My Best Buy Total™ members have access to Black Friday offers on hundreds of gifts — including some exclusive deals and deeper discounts for members only.

Then, starting Monday, Oct. 30, early Black Friday deals will be available to all shoppers. That means shoppers can expect to see deals on all their favorite tech – from laptops and TVs to headphones and small appliances – even before they’ve bought the Thanksgiving turkey!

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03 Oct: Lively from Best Buy Health unveils new Jitterbug Smart4 to keep older adults connected

An easy-to-use smartphone backed by a caring team of individuals, ready to help you whenever you need. That is what Lively from Best Buy Health aimed for when they designed the new Jitterbug Smart4.

With large screens and easy to read menus to help you navigate the device, the Jitterbug Smart4 is for older adults who want the convenience of a smartphone but designed with their needs in mind.  

Now available on Lively.com and BestBuy.com, the Jitterbug Smart4 features:

  • A large 6.7″ screen with easy list-based menu
  • Powerful, clear dual speakers
  • Long-lasting, fast-charging battery
  • Urgent Response button for help, 24/7
  • Video chat and voice typing
  • High-quality camera
  • Live call captioning (real-time speech-to-text)
  • Library of how-to guides right on the phone

Empowering older adults to age at home

Along with all these amazing technical features, Jitterbug Smart4 can also connect you with our team of empathetic and caring team members, who are available 24/7/365, to assist with a variety of needs.

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20 Mar: How to recycle (or trade in) your old tech

Best Buy continues to take action to do better for the planet, our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. That’s one of the reasons we make it easy to get rid of your old tech year-round.

Our recycling and trade-in programs help our customers throughout the lifecycle of their products by keeping old tech out of landfills and giving it a second life. This is all part of how we aspire to drive forward the circular economy — a system in which nothing is wasted.

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21 Mar: Tech to conserve water, one (product) drop at a time

We know that to make a difference and help the environment, we need to work together. That’s why we’ve pledged to help our customers reduce their carbon emissions and live more sustainably so we can have a positive impact on the world, one product at a time.

From watering our yards to doing the dishes, we all rely on water for different daily activities. In honor of World Water Day, we are sharing tech that can help you conserve water, reduce your carbon footprint and even save a few dollars off the utility bill.