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21 Apr: 7 Ways Tech Can Nurture Your Creativity At Home

Matt Polski is taking advantage of all this time at home by mixing some catchy quarantine-inspired jingles.

Creativity comes naturally for Matt, who works in marketing at Best Buy. So far, his song catalog includes “Does anybody know what day it is?” and “What do you do when you’re quarantined?”

“There are people going through really nasty situations right now. They’re losing jobs, health, family members and friends,” he said. “Hopefully these songs can give people a brief escape from external stressors.”

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26 Aug: Christian Siriano Unveils Exclusive Collection of Tech Accessories at Best Buy

When you think about Christian Siriano, you probably think of your favorite celebrities wearing his gorgeous gowns on the red carpet. Soon, you can see his designs dress up your favorite tech devices – thanks to the new Christian Siriano for Best Buy collection.

The world-renowned designer and electronics retailer have partnered to bring shoppers a collection of cases for smartphones, tablets and laptops. All cost less than $60 and are available only at Best Buy.

“Customers want cases that show off their personal style,” said Patrick McGinnis, Vice President of Accessories at Best Buy.

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19 Jun: Technology Can Help Kids Learn All Summer Long

School might be out for summer, but that doesn’t mean kids can’t keep learning while having fun.

Today is National Summer Learning Day – a reminder for adults and students how important it is to discover, stay safe and remain active even when school is not in session. According to the National Summer Learning Association, students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of vacation than they do on the same tests at the start of summer.

With more e-books now available, tablets and e-readers are a great way to keep kids busy learning all summer long.

NCA Tournament Devices

12 Mar: Smartphone, Tablet, and More: Watch the NCAA Tournament On the Go

It’s nearly time to start dancing.

With the 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament just days ahead, Best Buy helps you enjoy the games whether you’re on the couch, at your local watering hole, at work or school or on the go. In fact, our own research confirmed that more than 20 percent of all March Madness fans intend to watch the tournament from multiple screens this year.

Check out the following can’t-fail game plan, and start by finding out how to make your TV a Smart TV with a this quick video.

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24 Sep: 3 New Top Fashion Designers Will Invigorate Your Tech Wardrobe 

Your phone, tablet and laptop are about to get a lot more stylish with accessories created by celebrated fashion designers Nanette Lepore, Anna Sui and Isaac Mizrahi New York – coming exclusively to Best Buy stores Sunday, Oct. 5. You can pre-order a selection of these trendy new tech accessories now at BestBuy.com.

Each designer’s collection includes smartphone, tablet and laptop cases with styles and designs available only at Best Buy.

This is not Best Buy’s first trip down the runway. 

Back to School Protect Your Gear

19 Sep: Here’s How To Protect You and Your Tech this School Year

One of the last things you want to worry about now that you’re back at school is an accident with your new tech gear.

Stats say five out of six students say that they’ve lost or broken their phone, and three in five tablet owners suffer from mishaps like keyboard spills, dropping their tablet or damaging the screen.

Whether it’s dropping your device, someone accessing your information on a Wi-Fi network, or catching a computer virus, there are ways to avoid these Back to School blues.

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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.  

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27 Jan: A Second-Screen Success: Watch the Winter Olympics in Ultra HD or on your Tablet and Smartphone

What’s better than the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Watching the world’s greatest snow season athletes wherever and however you want.

From Feb. 7-23, catch all the action not only on your TV, but also on your tablet or smartphone.

According to NBC, 15 sports + 98 medal events = 1,000 hours of coverage running day and night.

So whether you’re thinking of upgrading your smartphone, tablet or HDTV, splurging on a 4K TV, or seeking out the best mobile apps for the Winter Games — Best Buy has you covered.

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21 Jan: 10 Days of Trade-In: Turn Your Electronics Into $75 in Best Buy Gift Cards

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You’ve seen the dust accumulate on your dated MacBook, Xbox 360 or tablet. Now here’s your chance to do something about it.

As long as it still functions and qualifies, trade it in at a Best Buy store between Jan. 23 and Feb. 1 and get — at minimum — a $75 Best Buy gift card.

Who knew recycling could be so lucrative?

For those who put “de-clutter the homestead” atop their New Year’s Resolutions, it’s time to follow through on those ambitions.