21 Oct: Ohio first grader wins Halloween with Geek Squad Costume

Most 6-year-old boys will probably be wearing superhero costumes for Halloween this year, but not Aidan Markworth. He’s dressing as a Geek Squad Agent.

The Ohio first grader already has the persona nailed down. He has a white shirt, a black clip-on tie and a serious love of technology.

“He desperately wants to work at the Geek Squad,” said his mom, Kelly. “He breaks down and starts to cry when I tell him his has to wait 12 more years.”

Aidan’s passion for technology started with a child’s tablet and asking the Google Mini questions.


21 Oct: Geek Squad Agent’s Family Goes All Out for Halloween

Derek Meister’s family is to Halloween what the Griswolds are to Christmas. 

For the past 25 years, they’ve decked out their suburban Cleveland home with hundreds of decorations every October. They have about 30 giant yard inflatables, a graveyard full of Styrofoam tombstones and even a high-tech light show

“People start coming by while we’re setting it up,” said Derek, a longtime Geek Squad Agent. “Some places don’t even do trick-or-treating anymore, but we still get about 200 kids every year on Halloween.”


30 Oct: In-Home Advisor becomes lighting DJ at Halloween party

When Wendy and Paul Smith visited their local Best Buy store in Houston to learn about smart home technology, they weren’t expecting it to result in a decked-out Halloween party complete with smart lighting, speakers and more.

“I really wanted to be able to control things from an app,” Wendy said. “My No. 1 thing: I wanted to be able to put lights on a timer.”

At the store, they were told about our In-Home Consultation service and made an appointment with In-Home Advisor Angelica Fonseca to learn more about creating a smart home.


26 Oct: 5 Halloween Prank How-Tos

There’s nothing like giving your friends and family members a good fright during Halloween. Why not add a high-tech spin to your scare tactics?

From creating freaky mirror reflections to stocking a cupboard with heads in jars to putting on a spooky light-and-sound show, these supernatural shenanigans are sure to get hair-raising reactions.




Watch these videos for step-by-step instructions on how to pull off these ghoulish pranks. Happy haunting!