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iPhone 5c already seeing cuts as retailers hunt plastic sales [Updated]

iPhone 5c already seeing cuts as retailers hunt plastic sales [Updated]

Apple's iPhone 5c is already facing up to 50-percent price cuts, only weeks after going on sale, as retailers like Best Buy chase customers toward the mid-range plastic smartphone. Although offered at $99.99 from Apple, with a new, two-year agreement, Best Buy will bundle a $50 gift card with the iPhone 5c over the weekend, that can be used against the sticker price of the handset. However, it's not the only retailer cutting the iPhone 5c as the handset gets overshadowed by its flagship iPhone 5s sibling.

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Galaxy Gear smartwatch to be available in Canada on October 4

Galaxy Gear smartwatch to be available in Canada on October 4

AT&T pre-orders for the Galaxy Gear, Samsung's nifty Pebble-competing smartwatch, started earlier this week, and will be available to customers in Canada on October 4. Such information comes from Best Buy and Future Shop, both of which are now taking pre-orders for the smartwatch and list the device as arriving on the aforementioned date.

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Blue HTC One release a Best Buy exclusive in the USA

Blue HTC One release a Best Buy exclusive in the USA

Those planning on heading in to their local mobile carrier this week to pick up the HTC One in Metallic Blue had better think twice: this device is coming to Best Buy exclusively inside the USA. While the Blue HTC One doesn't differ from its silver or red iterations inside, the casing (the metal casing front and back, that is) is distinct. The folks at HTC have suggested that special pricing will be in effect this weekend as the Blue HTC One kicks off as a color exclusive for Best Buy this Sunday.

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Google Glass won’t be showcased in Best Buy next year

Google Glass won’t be showcased in Best Buy next year

Earlier this week, Robert Scoble posted a status on Google+ claiming that Google will be leasing 6000 square feet of space in Best Buy stores next year to sell Google Glass. It seems such won't be the case, however, with Google's Chris Dale sending off a tweet stating that the information is wrong, as are rumors about its $299 USD pricing.

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Google reportedly reserving Best Buy space in 2014 for Google Glass

Google reportedly reserving Best Buy space in 2014 for Google Glass

An interesting, if somewhat brief, rumor has surfaced by way of Robert Scoble, who took to Google+ earlier. Reportedly, Google is renting quite a bit of space in Best Buy stores in 2014 for the purpose of selling Google Glass. There isn't much information to go right now, but the source alluded to something big in Google's plans.

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New Nexus 7 arrives at Best Buy a few days early [UPDATE: Amazon too]

New Nexus 7 arrives at Best Buy a few days early [UPDATE: Amazon too]

Google's refreshed Nexus 7 isn't supposed to officially land in stores until next week on July 30, but it seems Best Buy is jumping the gun yet again and now has both the 16GB and 32GB versions of the second-generation Nexus 7 available for purchase. Let's just hope the listing don't get taken down like they were with the pre-orders.

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Nexus 7 2 pre-orders land at Best Buy ahead of today’s event [UPDATE]

Nexus 7 2 pre-orders land at Best Buy ahead of today’s event [UPDATE]

If you haven't already heard, Google is hosting an event later today that is said to see the official unveiling of Google's next-generation Nexus 7. However, Best Buy seems to have jumped the gun a bit and have put the tablet up for pre-order on their website, with both the 16GB and 32GB models available.

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BlackBerry Z10 subsidy increases as sales suffer

BlackBerry Z10 subsidy increases as sales suffer

The BlackBerry Z10 is the one phone that aims to revive the company and increase its market share, but seeing as how BlackBerry suffered a loss last quarter, they're going to have to pull out the big guns. A handful of major carriers and retailers have discounted the Z10 to as low as $49 in order to increase sales for the new BlackBerry 10 device.

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Xbox One pre-orders sold out at Best Buy

Xbox One pre-orders sold out at Best Buy

Just yesterday, GameStop confirmed that they stopped accepting pre-orders for the new PlayStation 4 after they received incredible demand for the console. This time around, the Xbox One is seeing its first pre-order halt at Best Buy. The Xbox One Day One Edition, which is the only console on Best Buy's website, is listed as "Sold Out Online."

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Pebble Best Buy sales begin as smartwatch hits retail [UPDATE]

Pebble Best Buy sales begin as smartwatch hits retail [UPDATE]

As rumored yesterday, Pebble smartwatches are indeed coming to Best Buy. The Kickstarter-funded smartwatch has not hit the online retail sector on Best Buy's website for $149, which is a bit more than what you could've gotten one for if you backed the Kickstarter project, which were selling for $99 a piece at the time.

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Pebble smartwatch reportedly to be sold at Best Buy this month

Pebble smartwatch reportedly to be sold at Best Buy this month

Pebble, the smartwatch that arguably started it all, will be sold in Best Buy stores starting this upcoming Sunday, July 7, according to a leaked internal document. The information was provided by two Best Buy store employees who claim the product is already included in the store's inventory system, with the inventory sheet showing it as a "digital communication appcessory".

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Best Buy issues Macbook Pro battery recall over fire hazard

Best Buy issues Macbook Pro battery recall over fire hazard

Third-party batteries may be a cheaper alternative than going the official route, but they're not always the best route to take when it comes to powering your expensive hardware. Such is the case with a batch of ATG replacement batteries for the Macbook Pro, which Best Buy is recalling due to a risk of catching on fire. The batteries are also being sold at Partstore.com.

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