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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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20 Dec: At Home with Best Buy In-Home Advisors

Just as you’d expect interior designers’ homes to have impeccable décor and for chefs to prepare meals with fancy cooking tools, it’s safe to say our In-Home Advisors use technology to enrich their own lives — and home theater experiences.

In-Home Advisors (IHAs) are seasoned experts who will come to your home for a free consultation and provide you with technology solutions, indoors and outside.

With the big game not too far away, we talked with four IHAs to learn about their customized setups.

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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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29 Jan: Raise the bar on home theater sound

TVs are getting smarter, slimmer and continue to improve picture quality. What’s not to love?

Well, truth is, you might not be getting the best audio you could right from the device.

“TVs don’t have large amplifiers, so you’re going to need to supplement that sound with a soundbar,” said Marcus Maimone, a home theater expert at the Best Buy store in Paramus, New Jersey.

Soundbars are an all-in-one speaker system designed to project high-quality sound, whether you’re watching sports, streaming a movie or binging on your favorite shows.

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02 Feb: These Tips Will Help Keep Your TV From Tipping

As what some consider to be the biggest TV event of the year approaches, we want to make sure your Big Game-watching environment is safe. Saturday is National TV Safety Day, where we help build awareness of the dangers of TV tipping.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 17,000 kids visit the ER each year for injuries suffered from TV tip-over accidents1.

We don’t want this to happen at your house, so take a quick look around and see if your space passes the test.

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31 Jan: It’s Big Game Time, Is Your TV Ready?

The Big Game is this Sunday, and thanks to today’s technology, you can feel like you’re in the stadium from the comfort of your home.

To show fans what’s possible for enjoying the game, Best Buy brought Tech Zone, a traveling trailer featuring today’s top tech, inside. It’s parked in the Mall of America in Minneapolis, home of this year’s game.

We chatted with former pro linebacker Ben Leber and Geek Squad Chief Inspector Nate Bauer for advice on how to be a pro when it comes to watching football.

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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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19 Jan: Before the Big Game, Consider a Home Theater Upgrade

If you’re anything like your favorite athletes and actors, you like to be prepared when the spotlight shines your way.

You want to be prepared for hosting grand gameday parties. You want to be prepared for entertaining award-show mixers. And you want to be prepared for the year ahead with the very best picture and sound quality for your home theater.

Best Buy has a wide selection of home theater options to meet your needs. It doesn’t matter whether you’re starting out in the entertainment game or aiming to be the most celebrated host of all time.

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20 Feb: It’s Awards Season: Movie Fans’ Favorite Films, and How to Watch Them

Awards season is here, and millions of movie enthusiasts will be cheering on their favorite stars this weekend during the biggest night in cinema.

Even before we find out which Oscar®-nominated films go home with the hardware, movie fans are already indicating their favorite films that are up for awards.

More than 13 million movie lovers stream films at home on Roku players and Roku TVs. With the Roku Feed feature users can “follow” nominated movies, to receive alerts as soon as the films are available to stream.

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25 Jan: What Home Theater Experience Can I Get for $500, $1,000 or $1,500?

Maybe you’re in the market for a new TV for that Big Game on Feb. 5 or to catch up on those award-nominated movies.

Maybe you’re also keeping a close eye on your budget.

And maybe you want to know how to get the most value for your money so that you not only have a great picture on your big screen, but quality sound, too.

You’ve come to the right place. With the help of Best Buy’s home theater experts, we’ve broken it down for you.

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20 Jan: Here’s How to Move Your New TV the Safe Way

If you plan on picking out that perfect new TV and taking it home yourself, come prepared with the right vehicle.

Those fancy thin screens with superb pictures are super fragile and need to be handled with TLC. Here are some tips for getting a new television home and set up safely. (Check out this tool to help you find the perfect tv.)

Ask for help

Have another person assist you with carrying the box and installation.

Stay upright

Never, ever lay the TV flat — especially in your vehicle.