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19 Feb: 4 Tips to Keep Your Phone Germ-Free as Possible

Flu season is overstaying its welcome this winter, and the CDC can prove it.

Your mobile phone, that thing that’s probably attached to your hand most of the day, is a magnet for germs, and we’ve been getting questions from customers on the best way to keep it clean.

Our Geek Squad Agents have answers. See what they say to four frequently asked questions about mobile device hygiene.

 

1. What’s the safest way to disinfect (clean and kill germs) most mobile phones?

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12 Sep: 6 Simple Steps to a Smart Phone Trade-In

If you’re hoping to get your hands on Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus,  or the Samsung Note 4 or Galaxy Note Edge phones, you’re probably considering trading in your current phone for cash towards your  purchase.   While the trade-in process is simple, you want to be sure that you don’t pass along your data, pics, music or apps along with your old device.

Here are the simple steps to take before handing in your new phone.

1. Know Your Trade-In Value – Find out your estimated trade-in value by visiting your local Best Buy store or checking out BestBuy.com

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27 Mar: XP Apocalypse? Relax As Geek Squad Guides You Through It

Not sure about the hype around the end of support for Microsoft XP?

Turns out, it may be time to actually follow through on that “spring cleaning” routine you’d rather avoid.

To make it easier, we huddled with one of our favorite computer pros, Geek Squad Agent Derek Meister, to find out what you really need to know about the so-called “XP Apocalypse.” Also, keep geeksquad.com/xpsupport handy and you’ll be all set.

 

So Microsoft will stop supporting XP starting April 8.