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14 Jun: Amplify Your Music Festival Game With These Tips

Each year, about 32 million people attend music festivals across the U.S. And, with many iconic events happening this summer, music fans far and wide are prepping to see their favorite acts up close and personal.

While sound is the star of the show, having the right technology can help amplify the fun. So we checked in with a couple of Best Buy stores close to the action to get the lowdown on must-have tech for music fests.

Always have a juice boost

If taking pictures and videos doesn’t kill your battery, keeping in contact with your crew will.

Black Friday Revealed

10 Nov: Best Buy Black Friday Deals Available Now

Black Friday is a big day for Holiday shoppers, and at Best Buy it’s a big day for deals.

Best Buy’s Black Friday ad is now available to preview at BestBuy.com/BlackFriday.

New this year, eight deals from the ad are available now on BestBuy.com and when stores open this morning. Dozens more will be available when stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

The eight deals available today include1:

  • Up to $125 off iPad Air 2
  • $250 Best Buy gift card with any Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge or S6 edge+ smartphone with installment billing purchase or lease and activation
  • Toshiba 55-inch LED TV for $349.99
  • Insignia 40-inch LED TV for $159.99
  • Insignia 2.1 soundbar for $99.99
  • Save $150 on the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display
  • Save $150 on the new 12-inch MacBook with 256GB flash storage in Gold, Silver or Space Gray
  • Save $100 on Netgear Arlo wire-free HD security cameras, set of four (Best Buy exclusive)


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22 Oct: And the Top 15 Holiday Tech Gifts for 2015 Are…

When it comes to Holiday gifts to give and receive, tech products are high on the list.

Best Buy commissioned a national study to see what shoppers are looking for, and the results show that tablets lead a diverse group that also includes HDTVs, wearables and wireless speakers.

The top of the Top 15? The iPad. Here’s the full list:

Top 15 tech gifts for 2015

  1. iPad
  2. Bose QuietComfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones
  3. MacBook
  4. Samsung 48” Smart 4K Ultra HD TV
  5. Sharp 43” Smart HDTV with Roku
  6. Microsoft Surface
  7. Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
  8. Fitbit Charge HR Heart Rate and Activity Tracker
  9. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
  10. Dyson V6 Absolute Bagless Cordless Vacuum
  11. Vizio 43” Smart 4K Ultra HD TV
  12. Apple Watch
  13. SONOS PLAY:1 Wireless Speaker
  14. iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot
  15. GoPro HERO4 Action Camera

The Best Buy study also uncovered the following holiday shopping trends:

  • Millennials rank CE No.
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10 Jul: Coming Sunday: GoPro Hero4 Session Lands in Best Buy Stores

If you thought the GoPro Hero4 was convenient, wait until you check out the Hero4 Session, available this Sunday at all Best Buy stores and on bestbuy.com.

The Hero4 Session is the smallest GoPro yet. In fact, it’s 50 percent smaller and 40 percent lighter than the rest of the Hero4 series. It’s not only easily mountable; it’s easily wearable, and, waterproof (up to 33 feet) without any extra casing.

It’s also easy to accessorize. Best Buy will have 13 accessories for the Hero4 Session at launch, including those all-important mounts.

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26 Jun: Learn Photography from the Pros at Best Buy Camera Experience Shop Classes

If you’re looking to sharpen your photography skills, then head to a Best Buy Camera Experience Shop near you for some professional training.

Aspiring photographers can attend a free workshop, taught by a local expert, from 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday at more than 60 locations across the United States. Another session will be held on July 26.

Professional photographers will teach techniques for taking action shots, portraits, low-light photos and close-ups. Attendees will receive expert feedback and advice, and be able to try out lenses and accessories.

Solo

13 Apr: Introducing Solo, the Smart Drone. Arriving at Best Buy May 31.

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, drones can be complicated and intimidating.

Not anymore.

Introducing the Solo™ by 3D Robotics, which will hit over 400 Best Buy stores on May 31, just in time for Father’s Day. It’s the first-ever drone powered by two integrated Linux computers, making capturing the perfect shot easy. The Solo retails for $999.

Solo can define its own flight, freeing users to focus on getting the shot. This intelligent drone is also the first to support full control of GoPro® cameras and deliver live-streaming HD video straight to mobile devices or through the controller’s HDMI port.