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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. 

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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.

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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%.

Spring Cleaning Blog

18 Apr: Top 5 tips to clean up your devices this spring

Spring has sprung! Coinciding with spring cleaning, we’re all looking for ways to make our spaces cleaner and more organized, but have you thought about the technology in your life, too? These fresh tips will help you clean up your devices, and also keep you protected.

Back up your data

Have you ever lost important data, or had a moment of panic where you thought you did? Save yourself the heartache and headache by backing up your data to a safe and secure location frequently.

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06 Apr: Electric Riding: How to make your commute more sustainable

Best Buy is proud of the hard work we’re doing to create a more sustainable world for our employees and the communities we serve. As we follow our path to be carbon neutral by 2040, we’re also making it easier for our customers to be more environmentally friendly.  

This Earth Month, you can take the first step towards a more sustainable commute, with our new e-transportation category.  

When it comes to showing off your ride, electronic modes of transportation are taking over the present and the future.

world water day 2022

21 Mar: Tech to conserve water, one (product) drop at a time

We know that to make a difference and help the environment, we need to work together. That’s why we’ve pledged to help our customers reduce their carbon emissions and live more sustainably so we can have a positive impact on the world, one product at a time.

From watering our yards to doing the dishes, we all rely on water for different daily activities. In honor of World Water Day, we are sharing tech that can help you conserve water, reduce your carbon footprint and even save a few dollars off the utility bill.

Daylight Savings

10 Mar: Don’t lose sleep in anticipation of Daylight Saving

Spring forward! March 13 at 2 a.m. local time marks the start of daylight saving time, which means while we get more time to soak up the sun, we also lose an hour of sleep. Luckily, you can improve the sleep you do get with the latest sleep technology, so you don’t feel as groggy in the morning.

There are a ton of exciting products, available at and select Best Buy stores, so we put together a list of some tech to help you adjust to the change faster. 

Heart Health Month blog

16 Feb: Tips for staying heart healthy during Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and the goal is to raise awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. On average, someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 36 seconds, according to the American Heart Association.

While you should consult a health care professional if you have symptoms or risk factors related to heart disease, adopting a healthy lifestyle can help improve your long-term heart health. Monitoring high blood pressure, reducing stress and getting at least 20 minutes of moderate to intense physical activity a day have all been proven to reduce chances of heart disease.

Everything you need to know

24 Jan: Tech Tips: A playbook of everything to know ahead of the Big Game

The Big Game is right around the corner, and we know having the right tech can make all the difference when you’re watching your favorite team.

We checked in with Travis Miller, a Home Theater expert in Charlotte, North Carolina, to share some tips to remember when you’re upgrading your home entertainment experience in time for one of the biggest events in sports.


TVs typically come with nickel-sized speakers that direct sound downwards, meaning the standard TV sound isn’t always the best quality.

Live sustainably with tech

10 Jan: Live sustainably with tech in the New Year

It’s a new year and if you have a New Year’s resolution to make a positive impact on the planet, we have the gadgets to help. Whether you’re looking to invest in energy-efficient appliances or make small changes in your home, we can help you get started on living a more sustainable lifestyle.

Not sure where to start? Best Buy can help you find eco-friendly gadgets like e-bikes, indoor gardens and ENERGY STAR certified appliances, to help you crush your New Year’s goal.