Best Buy

Ouya console shipping to Kickstarter backers with 104 games, available in stores June 4

The era the of $99 gaming system has begun. Ouya's Kickstarter backers will be getting their hands on the console first, as the company already started shipping to backers on March 28 with 104 games.

Gaming

Best Buy preparing for Galaxy S4 launch with built-in Samsung Stores

Joining the Apple-only section of Best Buy stores will be a Samsung-centric area for fans and potential converts of the brand. The expansion begins next month, right around the time the Galaxy S4 will launch in the U.S.

Mobile

Store fights showrooming by charging $5 “just looking” fee

Looking for a way to dissuade customers from checking out products in the store before buying online, an Australian store is making sure all customers pay up for simply looking around.

Web

Blackberry Z10 lands in America with AT&T – Verizon and T-Mobile not far behind

Blackberry Z10 is finally arriving in America with AT&T, starting the final judgement call on Blackberry's success or failure with BB10. You can pick one up now at an AT&T store, RadioShack, or Best Buy.

Mobile

Google rolls out Chromebooks in 6 more countries, doubles U.S. Best Buy sellers

In an effort to widen Chromebooks' market availability, Google is releasing three models in six different countries, while stocking up more than 1,000 Best Buys with their Chrome OS laptops stateside.

Computing

For those returning to cubicle captivity, we salute you (and recommend the following)

Thousands of Best Buy and Yahoo! employees are about to return to the workplace for the first time in a while. Here are 11 rules to live by now that you’re amongst other people all day long.

Opinion

Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop spotted in Best Buy for $1,200

We got some hands-on time with the Samsung Series 7 Chronos at CES and liked what we saw. It looks like the thin and powerful laptop has been spotted at Best Buy, taking the wraps off its price and specs available statesside.

Computing

Best Buy makes price matching Internet retailers a permanent policy

In order to become more competitive against major online retailers like Amazon, Best Buy is rolling out a new change to the price matching policy that's designed to combat showrooming.

Web

Surface Pro to launch at Best Buy midnight event in NYC on Feb 8

We learned last week that Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet will hit stores on February 9. However, the company appears to have a New York launch event lined up for midnight the evening before.

Computing

Leap Motion picks Best Buy as exclusive retailer for launch of gesture control device

We talk to the President and COO of Leap Motion about the company's decision to partner with Best Buy, and how the development of the Leap's app store is shaping up.

Computing

Microsoft Surface tablet now available through Best Buy and Staples

Microsoft has announced that it will expand sales of its Surface tablet to third party retailers.

Computing

Why Apple stores are raking in bags full of cash, and no one can dupe the formula

Apple's stores are leading the retail industry in revenue per square foot, and none of its competitors seem to be able to crack the code.

Apple

Best Buy shoppers started camping out for Black Friday this week

Perhaps more obsessed than Apple fans, a few deal hunters in California have already started standing in line for the biggest shopping day of the year.

Home

Best Buy’s “Insignia Flex” Android tablet will be priced around $250

Hitting Best Buy store shelves during early November, the Insignia Flex could be a solid mid-range competitor for the tablet market.

Android Army

Target plans to price match Amazon, online retailers during holidays

Ideal for consumers looking for the absolute best price, Target is joining Best Buy on price matching products sold by Amazon.com.

Web