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Best Buy Insignia Connected TVs pack TiVo streaming & chumby widgets

Best Buy Insignia Connected TVs pack TiVo streaming & chumby widgets

Best Buy's Insignia brand of TVs blessed with the TiVo interface and streaming functionality have been revealed, offering access to YouTube, Netflix, Facebook and more, but without demanding a TiVo subscription. The new Insignia Connected TV range will kick off with two models initially - $499 for a 32-inch set, and $699 for a 42-inch version - each supporting 1080p Full HD and 120Hz refresh rates, and using LED backlighting.

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Best Buy Insignia TV with TiVo coming soon

Best Buy Insignia TV with TiVo coming soon

Back in March, I mentioned that a new TiVo HDTV wearing the Insignia Best Buy store brand logo was in testing. Since then we haven't heard much about the TV until now. ZatzNotFunny has landed some photos of the packaging of the TV and that box has given away some of the details on the set and it sounds interesting. The TV is expected to hit Best Buy stores any day now for people to purchase.

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HP TouchPad Discounted On Amazon, Best Buy

HP TouchPad Discounted On Amazon, Best Buy

The HP TouchPad launched not more than two weeks ago and is already getting a price cut on Amazon and Best Buy. Although many folks like the WebOS 3.0 platform, it still needs work. Plus, the TouchPad hardware has been highly criticized in reviews. These factors in addition to the HP TouchPad 4G announcement may have spurred these price cuts.

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Motorola Droid Bionic Redesign Confirmed In Best Buy Leak

Motorola Droid Bionic Redesign Confirmed In Best Buy Leak

The Motorola Droid Bionic has been taking its time to launch. First announced at CES, the smartphone has since been delayed over the last six months to incorporate some new enhancements. It's been speculated that the enhancements should include both boosted internal specs as well as a new form factor. Today, a leaked Best Buy ad confirms that the Droid Bionic has indeed been redesigned with a new look.

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MacBook Air supplies dry up at Best Buy online; Refresh imminent

MacBook Air supplies dry up at Best Buy online; Refresh imminent

Best Buy online now lists Apple's MacBook Air as "not available for shipping," lending weight to expectations that the ultraportable will be imminently refreshed. All four of the current Core 2 Duo MacBook Air models are listed as unavailable for online purchase and delivery, at both Best Buy's US store and the retailer's UK network.

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Best Buy Unveils Its Own Cloud Music Service

Best Buy Unveils Its Own Cloud Music Service

With Amazon, Google, and Apple full steam ahead with cloud music services and likely to dominate the highly competitive arena, its quite a bold move for Best Buy to jump in with a "me too." Best Buy certainly isn't one to shy away from uphill battles and has announced today its own Best Buy Music Cloud that attempts to combine some of the best features from the other cloud services.

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Samsung, Acer Chromebooks Now Available For Pre-Orders

Samsung, Acer Chromebooks Now Available For Pre-Orders

Although Google's Chromebooks appeared early on the exclusive flash sales site Gilt about a week ago, the actual launch won't be until June 15. The first two Chromebooks will be coming from Google partners Samsung and Acer. And now, less than a week from launch, the two Chromebooks are available for pre-orders on Amazon and Best Buy.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Spotted On Best Buy Site

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Spotted On Best Buy Site

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has just popped up on the Best Buy website. We recently reviewed the Google I/O limited edition Galaxy Tab 10.1, and we're looking forward to see if the actual production units address some of our concerns. The tablet is rumored to launch on June 8th, and its appearance today on the site suggests that it should be right on track.

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Best Buy To Launch HTC Flyer On May 22

Best Buy To Launch HTC Flyer On May 22

HTC's first ever Android tablet, the HTC Flyer has piqued a lot of interest with its compatibility with a digital stylus. The tablet has been available for pre-orders, but has not gotten an official release date until today. Best Buy just announced that the HTC Flyer will be ready to ship by this Sunday, May 22nd.

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Custom content coming to Nintendo 3DS via Best Buy and Nintendo

Custom content coming to Nintendo 3DS via Best Buy and Nintendo

The Nintendo 3DS is an interesting portable console for people to enjoy. We posted up our review of the console back in March when it first launched. We liked the 3DS, buy talented the eShop wasn't available yet. That eShop is set to launch on June 7 to allow users to buy download games and content directly from the 3DS. Nintendo and Best Buy has now announced that as of the eShop launch on June 7 they will be providing custom download content for the portable console.

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How (and Why) to Save Best Buy

How (and Why) to Save Best Buy

This past week, I did something I haven’t done in years. I bought a CD. I bought the Beastie Boys "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2." And I bought it at Best Buy. It's not that I'm against digital downloads. Quite the contrary. Not only am I a huge fan of digital music, but I also pay for every single track I download. I haven't downloaded songs illegally in years, and a hard drive crash a few years ago ensured that all of the music in my collection was either ripped from CDs I own, or downloaded legally.

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HP Veer 4G Is FREE At Best Buy, Now Ready For Pre-Order

HP Veer 4G Is FREE At Best Buy, Now Ready For Pre-Order

The very first offering from HP's new WebOS smartphone range is the HP Veer 4G. Confirmed to launch for AT&T on May 15th for $99, the tiny device hasn't generated much excitement. Especially if you consider that an iPhone 3GS is only $49 now. But today's news that Best Buy will be offering the device for free may help boost some interest.

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