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03 Feb: Make Sure Your TV Isn’t Going to Tip Over

Whether it’s family movie night or the premier of a long-awaited show, the TV is often the center of family entertainment. I know it’s pretty popular in my house.

This weekend in particular, millions will be gathering in living rooms across the country to watch the Big Game.

It’s no coincidence that the day before the game is National TV Safety Day. It’s a great time to raise awareness about TV tip-over accidents and educate homeowners about securing their TVs.

Even with TVs becoming lighter and slimmer, TV tip-overs are still an issue.

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01 Feb: Pizza and Tech: A Winning Combo For Your Big Game Party

A big game, a big pizza and a big TV. That combination is a party ritual for many Americans when pro football’s top two teams meet for the title.

Technology will make watching the gridiron action (and the ads) this Sunday even better. Millions of us will use phones and other devices to order pizza while enjoying the Big Game on the hottest TVs. We teamed up with Domino’s to help you take your hosting game to the next level.

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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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23 Jan: From OLED to UHD: The ABCs of Today’s TVs

At times, it seems like TV manufacturers are throwing out random letters to label their new tech innovations.

But don’t sweat it – we’re here to help explain.

With the Big Game mere weeks away, you might be looking for a new screen to watch those hits, scores and commercials. If so, here are some helpful definitions for the most-used TV acronyms and terms.

HDTV

If you’ve purchased your television in the past few years, it’s most likely an HDTV. That stands for high definition, and it’s probably 1080p.

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25 Jan: 3 Super Tips to Get You Ready to Watch the Big Football Game

4K Ultra HD TVs were one of the hottest products this Holiday season.

So it’s no surprise they’re also the best screen to have in your living room for football when Carolina plays Denver on Feb. 7.

And the time to upgrade is now because Best Buy has four times as many 4K Ultra HD TVs this year under $999 than last year. (For example, save $800 on this 60-inch Samsung 4K Ultra HD TV.)

Here are three things to considering when going big for the Big Game.

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12 Oct: Help Time Fly by with 4K UHD TV Gallery at Atlanta Airport

Traveling through Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the next month?

Lucky you, because the airport will be home to five big-screen 4K Ultra HD TVs, thanks to Best Buy.

Starting Oct. 12 and running through Nov. 8, the Best Buy 4K UHD Gallery (in the atrium mall near ticketing) will feature TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, Vizio and Sharp and show 4K video of Atlanta’s landmarks and cityscapes.

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Passersby will see a picture that’s four times sharper than HDTV.

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01 Sep: 4 Tips to Make the Most of Your TV This Fall

Long gone are the days when your TV screen just showed your favorite show or broadcasted the game.

Now you can choose what you want to watch, when you want to, and even talk to a friend over Skype on the screen while doing it.

This year, half of U.S. homes with Internet have a Smart TV. That means 46 million TVs are accessing the web, either through gaming consoles, streaming media players or a Smart TV interface.

Here are four ways to make the most of your TV by making it a Smart TV this fall – just in time for football, network show season premieres and movie nights on the weekends.

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23 Mar: Fewer Chemicals, Same Fire Safety for Insignia TVs

Note: This story has been updated.

Over the past several years, there has been heightened awareness about potentially hazardous chemicals in products. Consumers have become increasingly aware of what they put on their skin, handle on a daily basis and store in their homes. Some consumer electronics contain chemicals necessary to protect against immediate safety concerns like fire hazards. At Best Buy, we’re actively working to protect our consumers through safer alternatives or by eliminating potentially harmful chemicals.

With that in mind, we’re making improvements to our private label products.

Big Game Speakers

23 Jan: Make it the Best Big Game Experience by Hearing All the Action

Everyone’s going to watch the Big Game on Feb. 1 (Don’t forget that 108 million people worldwide were glued to the screen last year).

Question is – will you have the right home theater audio set-up so that your party actually sounds like you’re inside the University of Phoenix stadium?

You certainly can … if you select the right system to pair with your TV.

There are plenty of options to choose from – ranging from fantastic surround sound, to next-level immersive Dolby Atmos sound, to quality sound bars starting at just $199.

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21 Jan: How to Best Experience the Big Game: Upscale to Ultra HD

Should you score a new big screen TV for the Big Game?

Depends:

  • Do you trust the Wall Street Journal, which said 2015 is the year you should buy that new TV?
  • Do you like getting great deals, like a 50-inch Insignia HDTV for just $399? Do you like getting great deals like a 55-inch LG 4K UHD Smart TV for $1,199 
  • Do you like hosting? Because when you have the biggest TV in your friend group, that’ll tend to happen more often than not.
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04 Nov: Relax at JFK Airport in Best Buy’s New Ultra HD Lounge

Starting today, tis the season for those in Jet Blue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

That’s where the Best Buy Ultra HD Lounge welcomes weary travelers to kick back in one of 12 plush leather seats (with cup holders) and enjoy a TV picture that’s four times sharper than HDTV.

The lounge features three 65-inch 4K Ultra High Definition TVs (thanks to Samsung, LG and Sony) and will be showing what the future of TV looks like, with the help from UltraFlix entertainment content.

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30 Oct: See How ‘Connected Home’ Products Alleviate Everyday Frustrations

Although the “Connected Home” space can be a little intimidating for those of us who aren’t self-proclaimed tech gurus, these products are designed to simplify your everyday life.

Keeping that in mind, Best Buy has started rolling out Connected Home sections to more than 400 stores across the country so that customers are able to see some of this exciting new technology in action. All of the stores will be completed in time for holiday shopping.

But before you head to your local store to play with the hands-on demos, here’s a heads up on a few of the high-tech products and associated features that can make your life easier and provide peace of mind:

Home Automation:

  • Honeywell Lyric smart thermostat – This thermostat is equipped with geofencing technology where your thermostat will turn off when you leave your home and turn back on once you’re within a five mile radius
  • Nest smart thermostat – This thermostat learns your habits and patterns to accommodate your lifestyle while also saving energy and money in the process.