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Retailer Best Buy is now taking pre-orders for all five versions of Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 tablet and is also exclusively offering the dark blue Type Cover for the 12-inch device.
Microsoft and Google are among the companies that have joined forces to form WiFiForward, an effort to get more airwave space for Wi-Fi which the group claims is heading for a bottleneck.
Best Buy has reduced the cost of the 128GB version of a new Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft down to just $499, but the $400 price cut only lasts until Saturday.
As part of an overall tablet sale, retailer Best Buy is currently offering the 32GB Surface RT tablet for the price of $299, while the 64GB version is priced at just $329.
Best Buy and Microsoft are currently holding a sale on the original 128GB Surface Pro tablet, with an online price of just $599, a $300 reduction from its normal cost.
The 16GB version of the colorful iPhone 5c from Apple is now available for free from Best Buy with a two year service agreement with AT&T or Verizon; Other iPhones also receive price cuts.
Microsoft may have claimed that the Xbox One is currently sold out in most retailers, but a new report says that two big New York City retail stores have plenty of the new game consoles in stock.
Best Buy has revealed its Black Friday 2013 sales prices, which will include the 32GB Surface tablet for just $199.99, a $150 price cut from its normal $349 price tag.
Retailer Best Buy has offered up details of how it will handle the launches of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, including how it will handle people who have already pre-orders the consoles.
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch may not be doing as well as Samsung hoped, as leaked documentation indicates that over 30% of those bought via Best Buy stores in the U.S. have since been returned.
Best Buy now has a limited selection of Xbox One Day One editions, which are scheduled to ship on November 22nd, the day that Microsoft's next generation console offically launches.
Retailer Best Buy has launched a new trade-in program that offers people at least $200 in a gift card for their Surface RT or Surface Pro tablets, with a maximum trade in offer of $350.
As promised, pre-orders for the newly announced Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets have begun on the Microsoft Store website as well as Best Buy ahead of its October 22nd launch.
A prankster called "Plastic Jesus" entered some Los Angeles Best Buy stores this week and quietly placed his empty "Useless PlasticBox 1.2" alongside real products, with price and a full description.
Neowin presents the first part of a guide that checks out some of the best current Windows 8 PC sales aimed at students as they start to go back to school this month.
Microsoft has announced that the first Windows Store retail location inside a Best Buy store will open on Wednesday in Los Angeles, with the openings continuing through September.
Best Buy once again selling the Day One edition of Microsoft's Xbox One, which will be released sometime in November with a "Day One 2013" limited edition controller and an Xbox Live achievement.
Microsoft has announced it will launch a "store within a store" devoted to Windows products at 500 Best Buy locations in the US and more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada.
Microsoft has announced that the Lenovo Yoga 11S hybrid PC, running on Windows 8, will go on sale June 23 at Best Buy, with pre-orders for the device beginning today starting at $799.
Best Buy is following Yahoo's lead in requiring users to show up to the office, thus eliminating the telecommuting option. Is this a sound business practice or a desperate move by the business?
Best Buy will begin offering a $100 discount on all of the Windows 8 touchscreen PCs it sells for two weeks beginning Sunday in an effort to boost sales of those products.
Even though the 128 GB Microsoft Surface Pro tablet is in short supply at the moment, it still shows up in fourth place in online tablet sales on Best Buy's website.
A quick check of Microsoft Stores' retail locations indicated that the 128 GB version of the Surface Pro tablet is still unavailable but a new shipment may be coming in Tuesday or Wednesday.
Panos Panay, the leader of the Surface tablet team, said during a Twitter chat that Microsoft will be shipping more units of the 128 GB version of the Surface Pro to select stores by Saturday.
Microsoft is now officially selling the Surface Pro tablet in the US and Canada on the Microsoftstore.com site, while the NYC Best Buy Union Square store started selling the tablet as well.
Despite a blizzard that will hit New York City today, the Best Buy store in the city's Union Square location still plans to sell Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet at midnight tonight as planned.
The Windows 8 Pro version of Microsoft's Surface tablet has started to go on display in some US retail stores, with sales of the new device set to begin on February 9th.
Microsoft will hold a low key launch event for its upcoming Windows 8 Pro version of the Surface tablet on February 9th in New York City, the day before the tablet officially goes on sale.
Best Buy will begin to sell Microsoft's Surface tablet with Windows RT installed on its website beginning today and will sell the tablet in some of its retail stores Sunday.
In a tale of holiday cheer, Best Buy has allowed a person who bought one iPad from the retailer to keep four others sent to that person by mistake, perhaps to send to family, friends or a charity.
An executive at Best Buy says that supply issues have limited the number of Windows 8 tablets and hybrid that the retailer can sell, but he also admitted to turning down other Windows 8 hybrids.
There are quite a few Windows 8 related deals today for Cyber Monday 2012, and we have hit the Internet to find just a few of the software and hardware sales deals.
New data shows that Thanksgiving Day was a busy one for online retail stores, with one report claiming that traffic to retail websites increased by 71 percent compared to 2011.
A man who was frustrated about his Nokia Lumia 920 order getting canceled twice by Best Buy emailed Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and as a result he will get his phone, with "extras".
It's not often you come across a brand new phone for good money, but HTC's 8X handsets could be as little as $79 through Best Buy and eBay (excluding the contract), which we'll admit is enticing.
Office Max's Black Friday 2012 ad reveals that it will sell the boxed upgrade copy of Windows 8 Pro for just $29.99 on that major shopping day, but there's a big catch.
Microsoft has created a fictional person, "Allison Brown", for hands-on demos of Windows 8 at retail stores, complete with made up emails, contacts and pictures.
Just a couple of days after going on sale, Nokia's Lumia 920 pre-order stock is sold out on Best Buy's website....although whispers claim that only a limited number of the handsets were available.
After only a day Best Buy has stopped taking Lumia 920 pre-orders. Has the phone already sold out? Or maybe it wasn't supposed to be listed in the first place. We're not quite sure what to make of it
Best Buy has started taking pre-orders for the new Windows Phone 8 flagship phones. The Lumia 920 is available in 4 different colors including cyan, while the HTC 8X is only available in purple.
Beleagured electronics giant Best Buy is turning to Android to pull them out of their slump, and is planning to release their own 9.7 inch tablet, the Insignia Flex, next month for around $250.
According to a leaked image HTC's flaghship Windows Phone device, the 8X will be available for preorder from Best Buy on October 21st. No price or carriers have been oficially announced yet.
An interesting reference to "Live Apps" has appeared in a Best Buy retail display banner for Windows Phone 8, although we're not sure exactly what it's referring to.
A number of Best Buy store locations are displaying working versions of laptops, tablets and all-in-one PCs running on Windows 8, although no one can actually buy them yet.
Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has submitted a proposal to purchase outstanding Best Buy stock for $24 to $26, a significant premium for shares that are currently trading for $17.64.
Retailer Best Buy has confirmed it will be making plans to lay off a total of 2,400 team members. That number included lay offs of 600 of its Geek Squad support technicians.
Google has confirmed that it has hired a number of people labeled "Chrome Specialists" that will try to sell Chrome-based notebooks in Best Buy's retail stores.
The Wall Street Journal thinks that Best Buy founder Richard Schulze's abrupt resignation from the company's board could be part of a plan to buy-out the company and take it private again.
Best Buy and GameStop are now offering the Xbox 360 game console, with the Kinect add-on and a 4 GB hard drive for $99 up-front and a two year subscription to Xbox Live Gold at $14.99 a month.