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04 Mar: Avoid These Mistakes When Buying a New TV

Buying a new TV is an exciting process, but with so many options out there, finding the perfect one for your space can sometimes feel overwhelming.

Your TV is an investment and an integral part of your room, so it’s not a purchase you want to take lightly. Our TV buying guide is a great tool to help you learn everything you need to know about the latest technology out there.

But it’s equally important to know what not to do.

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29 Jan: Avoid These Mistakes When Buying a New TV

Buying a new TV is an exciting process, but with so many options out there, finding the perfect one for your space can sometimes feel overwhelming.

Your TV is an investment and an integral part of your room, so it’s not a purchase you want to take lightly. Our TV buying guide is a great tool to help you learn everything you need to know about the latest technology out there.

But it’s equally important to know what not to do.

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29 Jan: How to Host the Ultimate (Virtual) Big Game Party

The Big Game is one of the most anticipated events of the year, but this time around we won’t see a packed stadium or the usual parties and events with cheering fans.  

However, there are still ways for football fans across the county to come together around the chips, dips and TV. Hosting a virtual Big Game party via video calls or smart displays makes it possible to be in the same room even if you are football fields — or states — apart. 

Whether you’re hanging on every play or just tuning in for the commercials and halftime show, here are a few tips to enjoy a fun online gathering for the Big Game.  

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30 Jan: How to watch the big game in 4K

The biggest game of the year in pro football is happening in Miami on Sunday, when San Francisco takes on Kansas City. For the first time, the big game will be broadcast in 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR).

We checked in with Best Buy In-Home Advisor J.R. Woodward, from St. Louis, for some tips on getting the most out of your viewing experience. In-Home Advisors are seasoned experts who will come to your home for a free consultation and provide you with technology solutions, indoors and outside.

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31 Jan: 4 tips for buying a big screen for the Big Game

Whether you’re hosting the Big Game for your buddies or just gathering with the family at home, the right TV will make all the difference in your viewing experience.

Nick Larson, a Magnolia Home Theater expert in Dallas, has tips for how to pick the best television to help bring that stadium feel right to your couch.

Know what you want

You already know what will create the best game-day experience for your crew. Now, you just need to get the right TV to make it perfect.

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26 Jan: Best Buy employees share tips for a great Big Game party

When it comes to the biggest football game of the year, Best Buy knows how to make your Big Game gathering even better with the latest tech.

Check out these tips from Blue Shirts and Geek Squad Agents around the country.

What’s the most essential tech item for a great Game Day party?

In today’s world, the most essential tech for a Game Day party would be a large 4K with HDR TV, a 65-inch, 75-inch or even an 82-inch. Everyone wants that first-row seat to a game, and with a larger TV, you can experience that feeling in the comfort of your own home.

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04 Jan: Huddle up, Best Buy’s Tech Zone is on the road

Best Buy is hitting the road for a second year and bringing a game-day tech party to fans celebrating the pro football playoffs.

Starting Jan. 5 in Houston, the Tech Zone – or should we say “fan cave” – will visit select playoff cities around the U.S. Fans will be able to try out some top-notch tech for the ultimate at-home, game-day experience. You can play Madden NFL 19 on Microsoft’s Xbox, learn about getting the best home theater setup with TVs and soundbars, and discover the best kitchen gadgets for game-day food.

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02 Feb: Smart Entertaining for the Big Game Starts with Smart Devices

Pro football’s biggest game of the year is about more than watching gridiron action. It’s about entertaining and being entertained (even if the game is a blowout).

If you’re having people over, you can let your smart home devices do a lot of the work for you, both before and during the game.

Minneapolis is hosting this year’s Big Game, so we asked Geek Squad Agent Derek Johnson at the nearby Mall of America Best Buy store for some tips on putting those smart devices to work.

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30 Jan: 7 Tasty Recipes for Your Big Game Bash

There are three main ingredients for the perfect Big Game bash — good friends, good football and, of course, good food.

With the Big Game in our backyard this year, we teamed up with fellow Minnesota company General Mills to whip up a full lineup of  snacks for your gameday get-together. These tasty bites are sure to have your partygoers coming back for seconds (and thirds).

Each recipe is quick and easy to throw together with small appliances from Best Buy — and we’re not just talking about slow cookers here.

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29 Jan: How to Create A Winning Big Game Viewing Experience

You’re having friends over for the Big Game, and you want to make sure everyone has the best seat in the house.

So, before you start the slow cooker, make sure your living room is ready for action. After all, your TV is sure to be the real MVP of the game.

We talked to Greg Hodur, a Best Buy In-Home Advisor in Philadelphia, to get some tips for creating the perfect football viewing experience. 

Is bigger always better?

One of the key factors to consider when choosing a TV is screen size.

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28 Jan: What’s a Big Game Party without Delectable Food?

No matter who’s competing in the Big Game, one thing that always brings football fans together is good food and tasty beverages.

This year, borrow from the plate of Big Game host city Phoenix to satisfy everyone’s appetite. No matter where you live or what team you root for, Phoenix can inspire your menu and small appliance helpers like these can help you create the tastiest selections:

Slow-cooker The best way to start off the game Phoenix-style is with a good black bean soup.