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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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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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HTC Flyer: Latest victim of tablet sabotage

HTC Flyer: Latest victim of tablet sabotage

Perhaps it's Friday paranoia talking, but it does seem like the US carriers (and retailers, for that matter) want to kill the chances of every tablet other than the iPad. News that the "Scribe" active stylus for the HTC Flyer will be an $80 accessory for the WiFi-only version Best Buy will sell (and, presumably, the HTC EVO View 4G headed to Sprint) has whipped the rug out from under the tablet's stubby Android feet, making it either a very expensive - $580 for WiFi tablet and pen - proposition or merely a 7-inch slate not even running Honeycomb.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 5th 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 5th 2011

This morning, we are looking forward to the Samsung Event at 4pm EST. Will it be the Infuse? Will they announce a date for the Galaxy S II for the US? The hot new phone has been selling like crazy in South Korea, and our review unit knocked our socks off. We'll be sure to let you know what happens at the event. Meanwhile, Samsung has revealed a "hybrid tablet" with SENS-240 navigation. But how useful is it, really? The incomparable Chris Davies has a great column this morning analyzing Verizon's Bliss "phone for ladies". Really Verizon? Aren't we ladies smart enough to download our own apps? Also, Acer news, ARM chips, Microsoft denying updates and taking on Apple (again), the NOOKcolor 3G, Anonymous and other hackers, and much more after the cut.

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