Tech Tips

sustainable products blog

13 Apr: Revamp your sustainable living this Earth Month at Best Buy

This Earth month – and every day – we want to help our customers live a more sustainable life. Whether you’re looking for ways to reduce your home’s energy use or are simply looking for more sustainable products to fit your lifestyle, we’ve got the solutions and programs to revamp your sustainable living.  

Making a few minor changes in your daily routine can make a significant difference. For example, ENERGY STAR® certified products meet strict energy-efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.

Super Bowl viewing blog

08 Feb: Streaming or antenna? Which is best for Big Game viewing

The ways to watch pro football’s biggest game of the season are only growing with the help of new streaming technology and the classic traditional formats. 

To figure out a solid viewing gameplan, we turned to Blue Shirt Juan Barajas in Fresno, California, for advice. 

“Streaming devices and antennas offer their own benefits for viewers,” Juan said. “Streaming allows football fans to watch the game from virtually anywhere. Antennas that use over-the-air broadcast take internet connections out of the equation.”

Whether you plan on streaming or using an antenna, finding the right device is important.

super bowl experience blog

31 Jan: Touchdown! Helpful tips to take your Big Game experience to the next level

It’s that time of the year, the Big Game is coming and we know football fans are looking for the setup of the century to take in all four quarters — and of course, the halftime entertainment too. 

We chatted with Home Expert Nikki Jones in Columbus, Ohio, to get some insight and tips on the latest tech and products that’ll shake up your watch party.

Finding the right TV

Of course, the most important part of your game day viewing is the big screen you’ll be watching it on.

Nintendo Blog

14 Dec: Nintendo Family Fun Day comes to Best Buy Dec. 18

There’s no better way to spend the day than competing for bragging rights with your friends and family. And this weekend you can compete in the latest Nintendo games at Best Buy during Nintendo Family Fun Day.

Select stores will offer this expanded Nintendo experience on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. local time. You can find the full list of stores here.

You’ll be able to try this year’s hottest games, including Nintendo Switch SportsSplatoon 3Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violetand Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.


24 Oct: Best Buy launches exclusive Upgrade+ program for Mac laptops

New program makes it easy and affordable for customers to experience and upgrade to the latest Mac laptops.

MINNEAPOLIS, October 24, 2022 — Best Buy is offering a first-of-its-kind upgrade program called Upgrade+ powered by Citizens Pay®, making it easy and affordable for customers to experience and upgrade to the latest Mac laptops with Apple silicon, including MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.  

Through Upgrade+, customers can apply for financing to purchase a new Mac laptop with affordable payments spread across 36 months before deciding if they want to upgrade to a newer device in month 37.

Meta BBY VR Blog

18 Oct: Explore a new reality with Meta Quest Pro demos at Best Buy

You’ve likely heard of the metaverse, an immersive virtual world that allows people to access experiences from the comfort of their own home – like traveling to another country without walking out the front door or hosting coworkers for an interactive meeting just by putting on your VR headset.

To help people dive deeper into the metaverse and truly experience all that it has to offer, Meta introduced its latest device, Meta Quest Pro. And it’s taking the new virtual reality to the next level.


27 Sep: Best Buy and Marshmello remix cooking with a new air fryer collection

By now, most of us have heard of the air fryer. Over the past few years they’ve quickly become a kitchen or dorm room staple and rightfully so, as they can make even a beginner look like the next top chef. And the best part? Little to no oil is needed and the prep work is nearly nonexistent. 

So what could possible make this ingenious gadget even better? Well, we’re about to tell you.

This fall, we’re teaming up with kitchenware brand CRUX and chart-topping artist Marshmello to bring customers a new lineup of air fryers and accessories.

tech tips - bts

29 Jul: Top tips for back to school at Best Buy

We know back-to-school shopping can sometimes feel a lot like homework, especially when you’re trying to find the best laptop. Well, have no fear because sales advisor Freddy Herb, from our Raleigh, North Carolina store has some A+ advice on how to find the perfect device. The best part? Freddy is also a student which means he’s studied up on the latest trends features and how they can help you in a real classroom setting.  

Know the requirements 

Before looking for a new laptop, make sure you know what you’ll be using it for. 

Yardbird Fathers Day blog final

14 Jun: Spoil dad with the latest tech gifts this Father’s Day

Is your dad notoriously difficult to find a gift for? Is he saying he “doesn’t want anything” for Father’s Day this year? Used up all your gift ideas on birthdays? 

Don’t fret! Best Buy has tons of great options for the father figure in your life.  Here are some game-changing gadgets, tools, and gift ideas for you to consider.  

Victrola Revolution GO Record Player: Is dad a music buff? Check out this turntable that lets him take his favorite vinyl records on the go.

mothers day blog

27 Apr: Best gifts for the moms in your life this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and the yearly struggle to figure out a gift that can show how much you appreciate the moms in your life once again hits. No need to fret any longer – Best Buy has a selection of tech gifts for all the different moms out there. Shop online or stop by a store to talk to a Blue Shirt for recommendations on what they are gifting this year.

We’ve pulled out a few recommendations for the different types of moms out there.

Earth Month Products 2022

18 Apr: Products to help you live sustainably this Earth Month

In honor of Earth Month, take this April to look at your impact on the environment. Best Buy offers a wide variety of products and programs that can help you save energy, reduce waste, and soften your environmental footprint. Making a few small changes in your daily routine can lead to a big difference.

Check out these products to help you live more sustainably.

Vitamix FoodCycler FC-50

This energy-conscious food waste recycler turns food scraps into fertilizer in mere hours. The model includes odor eliminating carbon filters, flexible home placement and can help cut down your food waste by up to 90%.