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NES Classic restock: Where to buy and what to expect

NES Classic restock: Where to buy and what to expect

Tomorrow is a big day for Nintendo fans, as the NES Classic will be returning to store shelves after more than a year away. Nintendo is giving consumers a second chance to own the NES Classic, which was notoriously hard to come by during its initial retail run. It's probably going to be just as popular the second time around, so you'll definitely want to plan ahead if you want to get one.

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NES Classic Edition restock plans detailed by GameStop, Best Buy

NES Classic Edition restock plans detailed by GameStop, Best Buy

After a long absence, the NES Classic Edition is hitting shelves again later this week. For those who missed out on it the first time around, this is your chance to get one without paying double or even triple its sticker price to resellers. You're going to have to act quickly if you want to buy one, but thankfully, some retailers like GameStop and Best Buy have detailed their restock plans ahead of time.

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Best Buy’s Gamers Club Unlocked might soon be a thing of the past

Best Buy’s Gamers Club Unlocked might soon be a thing of the past

In the Amazon age, Best Buy has made a lot of changes and launched a lot of initiatives to keep pace. One of its most successful initiatives is unquestionably Gamers Club Unlocked, a subscription service that offers big discounts on new games for any platform. As it turns out, Gamers Club Unlocked may have been too good to last.

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Where to put your old phone batteries (Hint: NOT in the garbage)

Where to put your old phone batteries (Hint: NOT in the garbage)

Lithium-ion batteries are exploding at dumps and recycling plants across the United States - and that's a problem. These types of batteries come most often in the device that's likely in your hand or pocket - your smartphone. Today we're taking a quick peek at a few explosions and a few SUPER SIMPLE ways they could've been avoided at the source.

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HP Chromebook x2 preorders appear early at Best Buy

HP Chromebook x2 preorders appear early at Best Buy

Last month, HP took the wraps off a gorgeous new detachable laptop running Chrome OS. Called the HP Chromebook x2, this model features a tablet that connects to a keyboard using a magnetic hinge. The model runs the latest version of Google's OS that doesn't require a keyboard, putting it up against Apple and its newest iPad model.

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Razer Phone lands at Best Buy with one-day discount

Razer Phone lands at Best Buy with one-day discount

Ever since it launched in December, we've been seeing the Razer Phone slowly but surely expand its availability. While it's already available at a number of locations like Amazon, Microsoft, and Razer's own online store, today it's adding one more brick and mortar retailer to the list: Best Buy. We heard last month that Razer was planning a debut at Best Buy, and it seems that today is the big day.

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Verizon Pixel 2 XL just got a huge discount at Best Buy

Verizon Pixel 2 XL just got a huge discount at Best Buy

If you're an Android user who's been on the hunt for a new phone, you might want to stop by Best Buy, where the Pixel 2 XL has received a massive discount. By combining a couple discounts and credits, Best Buy has shaved $500 off the price of a new Pixel 2 XL. That's a surprisingly big discount, especially when you consider that the Pixel 2 and its XL brother are only around a half-year old at this point.

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Amazon Fire TVs aren’t a Best Buy for everyone

Amazon Fire TVs aren’t a Best Buy for everyone

Best Buy and Amazon announced a partnership today for the former to sell the latter's televisions in-store. In physical, brick and mortar Best Buy stores, Amazon will sell their Amazon Fire TV smart television sets. But if what I've experienced with Fire TV devices over the past several years remains true, I recommend you steer clear of the whole lineup.

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Amazon and Best Buy team up to sell Fire smart TVs

Amazon and Best Buy team up to sell Fire smart TVs

It isn't exactly a secret that Best Buy and Amazon are rivals. In fact, where Amazon and the internet in general have driven some brick or mortar stores out of business, Best Buy remains and - as of the end of its last fiscal year - is actually on something of an upswing. As the old adage goes: "If you can't beat them, join them," and today, Amazon is doing just that.

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Super Mario Odyssey discounted in big Best Buy game sale

Super Mario Odyssey discounted in big Best Buy game sale

Gaming, for as great of a hobby as it is, can get expensive very quickly. Luckily for us, there's no shortage of sales meant to get us some games on the cheap, and today, Best Buy is our deal provider. The retailer has marked down a number of games online and in-store, with select titles for the Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 all marked down.

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Huawei’s Best Buy nightmare just got worse

Huawei’s Best Buy nightmare just got worse

Huawei's soon-to-be-estranged relationship with Best Buy could be worse than first reported, with word that not only is the retail behemoth ditching the Chinese firm's phones, but its other electronics too. Chatter began earlier this week that Best Buy planned to distance itself from Huawei's smartphones, with insiders claiming that, once the current stock on-hand was through, the retailer wasn't planning to order any more.

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FOIA docs reveal FBI paid some Geek Squad workers who ratted out customers

FOIA docs reveal FBI paid some Geek Squad workers who ratted out customers

Details about a relationship between some Best Buy Geek Squad employees and the FBI were revealed today by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The organization filed a Freedom of Information Act suit in 2017 in order to get more details about an apparent association between the FBI and at least a few Geek Squad employees. The documents allegedly reveal that some of those workers were being paid by the government to work as informants.

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