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Best Buy faces criminal investigation for pornography on display TV

Best Buy faces criminal investigation for pornography on display TV

Best Buy has apologized for the fact that pornography managed to show up on a 55-inch TV in its store two days in a row. The retailer said it did not know who was responsible for the salacious content, but said it was due to someone hacking into the store's Wi-Fi network. One shopper was quoted as describing the images that appeared on the screen as "extremely, extremely pornographic." A police report was even filed by an offended customer.

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Best Buy Playbook 2.0 ad in Canada mentions Kindle, Twitter apps

Best Buy Playbook 2.0 ad in Canada mentions Kindle, Twitter apps

We know that Research in Motion's update to the Playbook operating system is due out on February 21, but we're still a little unclear on what exactly that update will bring with it. According to a new teaser pages on the Canadian version of retailer Best Buy's website, at least part of the new update will be the addition of new apps - apps that arguably should have made their way to the Playbook ages ago.

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Best Buy talks about Apple HDTV customer survey

Best Buy talks about Apple HDTV customer survey

Yesterday, I mentioned that over the weekend a customer survey had surfaced on the Best Buy website that asked customers questions about an Apple HDTV. We wondered at the time if Best Buy had some inside information, or if it was just fishing for answers on what customers thought about the rumored product. If you recall, that survey outlined an Apple HDTV with a 42-inch screen, iOS HDTV with full HD resolution selling for $1499.

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Best Buy customer survey asked about Apple HDTV

Best Buy customer survey asked about Apple HDTV

The rumors over the last several months have been swirling that Apple is hard at work on its first actual TV set. In rumors the TV set has been called the Apple ITV and simply the Apple TV. We still don't know what the official name will be, or even that Apple is actually working on the product. However, as with many Apple rumors, there is a good chance, the product is in the works. Best Buy has been running a consumer survey that pops up on its website for some viewers asking specifically about an Apple HDTV.

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CinemaNow joins Xbox 360 streaming options

CinemaNow joins Xbox 360 streaming options

If Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, Crackle, live TV, and Microsoft's own proprietary video download platform wasn't enough for you, there is a new way to stream movies and TV shows from your Xbox 360. CinemaNow, which operates as a joint deal between Best Buy and Sonic Solutions, has launched an official app for the Microsoft platform, further expanding the reach of its 14,000 pieces of content.

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Best Buy cancels some online orders days before Christmas

Best Buy cancels some online orders days before Christmas

If you placed an order for any holiday gifts via Best Buy online that you haven't received yet, you need to check on them quickly. Best Buy has announced that it will not be able to fill all orders made as far back as November before Christmas. Some of the popular products that were ordered online are not able to be filled at this time.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus release date Dec 11 tips Best Buy leak

Verizon Galaxy Nexus release date Dec 11 tips Best Buy leak

Another day, another Verizon Galaxy Nexus release date rumor, and now Best Buy is tipped to be getting the Ice Cream Sandwich in stock on December 11. The retailer is expecting the LTE smartphone to hit its stockroom shelves in a little over a week's time, according to the screenshot Engadget's tipster sent in, though with no street date listed it's unclear when, exactly, the handset will actually be offered up for sale.

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Best Buy cancels PlayBook orders, yanks listings

Best Buy cancels PlayBook orders, yanks listings

The BlackBerry PlayBook has not been successful on the market. There were so many issues with the RIM tablet that it never caught on, yet RIM refused to kill the tablet despite the fact that even at fire sale prices the PlayBook didn’t sell. The latest blow to the PlayBook comes as Best Buy pulls its listings for the tablet and reportedly cancels orders. Electronista reports that its checks indicated Best Buy cancelled orders at one location, while multiple Best Buy forum users claim the same thing.

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