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06 Apr: Best Buy Named ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Again

We are a big fan of ENERGY STAR® products – they save our customers money and they help the environment by using less energy. And we are proud to say that ENERGY STAR likes us, too.

The Environmental Protection Agency named Best Buy 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – for the second year in a row.

Here are a few ways that we spread the good word about ENERGY STAR:

  • Best Buy prominently features ENERGY STAR on BestBuy.com, where more than 1 billion visitors each year can learn about and identify ENERGY STAR certified products.
Geek Squad Water Saving Tips

14 Mar: 5 Steps to Saving Your Water-Logged Phone Should St. Patty’s Day Get the Best of Your Gadget

Geek Squad Water Saving TipsThe stats say there’s a solid chance your phone could go swimming.

According to Plaxo, cell phones have a 20 percent chance of ending up in the toilet.

And that’s not even factoring in high-risk holidays like Monday’s  St. Patrick’s Day, where your gadget could end up in a watery grave of green beer.

Don’t worry, Best Buy’s Geek Squad has five quick tips to help put the luck of the Irish on your side and save water-logged devices.

 

Step 1: If you can access your battery, remove it
If the battery remains in a wet gadget, you run the risk of it shorting out, which might render it unsalvageable.