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$800 Motorola XOOM could price Honeycomb out of contention

$800 Motorola XOOM could price Honeycomb out of contention

Honeycomb was shaping up so well. CES 2011 saw several new slates debut and look to offer solid competition to the iPad, and then Google's Android 2.3 launch event last week left us even more confident in the tablet-centric build. Could Motorola and Verizon bring the whole party crashing down with silly pricing for the Motorola XOOM however? With a leaked Best Buy advert tipping a sales price of $799.99, that may well be the case.

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Best Buy will sell Verizon iPhone 4 on Feb 10

Best Buy will sell Verizon iPhone 4 on Feb 10

If your geeky little heart is all aflutter at the thought of finally getting the iPhone 4 in the Verizon network you aren't alone. We posted up our review of the new smartphone yesterday. Verizon and Apple are taking early pre-orders for the device, but most of the unwashed masses will need to wait until the week after those early orders go in to get the new iPhone 4 on Verizon.

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Best Buy offers big screen deals for the Super Bowl

Best Buy offers big screen deals for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is this weekend marking the only game of the year that a lot of folks will watch and the only time of the year when we actually want to see commercials. If you are rocking an old and small TV set, that just won't cut it for the big game. It's not too late to upgrade though and Best Buy has some really good deals on Samsung gear for the game.

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Best Buy Shying Away from the Verizon iPhone 4?

Best Buy Shying Away from the Verizon iPhone 4?

A leaked document from an internal Best Buy training manual may put the national retailer in some hot water, if it turns out to be true in any capacity. According to GearLive, who managed to get a snapshot of the internal document, it looks like Best Buy will be not only shying away from the Verizon iPhone 4, but going as far as to not recommend it to would-be customers.

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Leaked Image Shows AT&T is Changing Messaging Plans on January 23rd

Leaked Image Shows AT&T is Changing Messaging Plans on January 23rd

Best Buy's in the hot seat again, it seems. According to a new, leaked image from the electronics retailer, it looks like AT&T is getting ready to switch some things around. Namely, messaging is getting a boost. While two previous plans are getting dropped, the wireless carrier is offering up more text messages for less money. That is, if this screen shot turns out to be true, of course.

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White iPhone 4 Appears in Best Buy Inventory Database

White iPhone 4 Appears in Best Buy Inventory Database

Best Buy's inventory database is a treasure trove of upcoming devices, it seems. Unlike the Vodafone Germany database snapshot, where the white version of the iPhone 4 was listed as "coming soon," in both the 16 and 32GB variations, this inventory database screenshot gets a bit more detailed. In fact, according to Best Buy, it seems that the white iPhone 4 will be landing in stores on February 27th, 2011.

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Apple Genius Bar headed to Best Buy stores?

Apple Genius Bar headed to Best Buy stores?

Best Buy stores could soon offer a broader range of Apple products, together with the company's Genius Bar product support, according to a leak from an employee. TUAW claims to have heard from an Apple rep that the Apple section in their Best Buy store "will be going through a transition sometime this Spring" which will allow for greater display of products; meanwhile, a Genius Bar for technical support will also be added.

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OnStar breaks free of GM chokehold, shows off future of LTE vehicle services

OnStar breaks free of GM chokehold, shows off future of LTE vehicle services

OnStar has been a service on GM vehicles for years now that can do all sorts of stuff. It can help the police find your vehicle if it is stolen, it can get you directions to a place you want to go, and it can do lots more. The catch has been that the OnStar service was only offered on GM vehicles. At CES 2011, OnStar has announced that it is now available to everyone via aftermarket installers.

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