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Casio TRYX hits Best Buy in bendy white

Casio TRYX hits Best Buy in bendy white

Casio's distinctive TRYX digital camera, announced back at CES 2011, has been on sale in black at Amazon for a short while now, but if you demand that your gadgets match your Stormtrooper costume then you need to head down to Best Buy today. The retailer has clinched the exclusive on the white TRYX, which will go on sale - alongside its black sibling - for $249.99 in stores today.

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Dish Network purchase of Blockbuster Video approved by bankruptcy court

Dish Network purchase of Blockbuster Video approved by bankruptcy court

We mentioned earlier this week that satellite TV provider Dish Network had put in a bid to purchase Blockbuster and its assets. The plan still needed to win the approval of the bankruptcy court handling Blockbuster's assets. Reuters reports that the court has approved the $320 million bid by Dish Network for the purchase.

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Best Buy in hot water with Apple for holding back iPad 2 supply?

Best Buy in hot water with Apple for holding back iPad 2 supply?

If you like rumor mill fodder here is one for you. The rumor claims that Apple and Best Buy aren’t on good terms right now over Best Buy allegedly holding back stock of the iPad 2 in its stores. According go the rumor Best Buy had iPad 2 tablets in stock but stopped selling them.

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Best Buy yanks ASUS Transformer iPad smack ad

Best Buy yanks ASUS Transformer iPad smack ad

Best Buy didn't call out the iPad by name in their ASUS Eee Pad Transformer promotion earlier this week, but the intended identity of their "generic" comparison tablet wasn't exactly well hidden. An iPad-style slate duct taped to a keyboard, the retailer was pushing ASUS' battery-blessed keyboard dock for the Transformer. Now, though, it seems someone at Best Buy has lost their nerve, since the promo has been pulled.

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Best Buy mocks iPad in Eee Pad Transformer promo

Best Buy mocks iPad in Eee Pad Transformer promo

You can't accuse Best Buy's marketing department of being afraid to shoot the golden goose. The company may be one of the few retailers to offer Apple's iPad 2, but that hasn't stopped it from taking pot-shots at the iOS slate in its new ASUS Eee Pad Transformer promotion. Showing the new 10.1-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet paired with its nifty battery-toting keyboard dock, the retailer contrasts it with what's clearly an iPad taped to a keyboard with the headline "Like That. But Better."

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer at Best Buy Soon for $400

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer at Best Buy Soon for $400

After having looked at this lovely new Android tablet in person yesterday, it connecting nicely to its keyboard bottom and hosting a nearly final build of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, we're quite excited to see it popping on on Best Buy for a mere $400. One of the contention points for recent Android tablet announcements has indeed been the price, prices inevitably compared to Apple's $500 wifi-only iPad trumping most of the competition, but here we've got a possible price competitor!

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Roku XD heads to Best Buy for off-the-shelf streaming

Roku XD heads to Best Buy for off-the-shelf streaming

Roku has announced that its Roku XD media streamer will now be available in Best Buy, Fry's and RadioShack, the first time the STB has been available in retail stores rather than solely online. Still priced at $79.99, the Roku XD offers 1080p Full HD streaming along with integrated WiFi b/g/n and access to over 150 channels.

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Best Buy lands WiFi HTC Flyer launch exclusive

Best Buy lands WiFi HTC Flyer launch exclusive

Best Buy and HTC announced at CTIA this week that Best Buy stores would have the exclusive pre-order rights on the WiFi HTC Flyer Android tablet. The little tablet will go on sale "this spring" according to both firms. I wish they would just tell us when the tablet would land. The tablet will run Android and use the HTC Sense UI over the top.

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Blackberry PlayBook hits Best Buy on pre-order

Blackberry PlayBook hits Best Buy on pre-order

We mentioned a bit ago that the Blackberry PlayBook pricing had been confirmed and the launch date had been handed out as April 19. If you are all tingly inside and really want a PlayBook, you can already hop over to Best Buy and pre-order right now. Best Buy was listed by RIM as an official partner for the PlayBook.

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Best Buy HDTV with TiVo may be in testing right now

Best Buy HDTV with TiVo may be in testing right now

Smart TVs and connected TVs are doing pretty well it the market right now. These sets give users access to web content on their TV without needing a new box or other device. Typically, you can stream things like Netflix and other online content with most connected TVs.

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1m iPad 2 sales claims analyst; Best Buy sold out in 10 mins

1m iPad 2 sales claims analyst; Best Buy sold out in 10 mins

More analysts are weighing in with iPad 2 sales predictions, and for once notorious soothsayer Gene Munster isn't the one offering pie-in-the-sky figures. He predicted around 400,000 iPad 2 sales, constrained because of supply issues that have left the second-gen tablet sold out online, while Wedbush Securities analyst Scott Sutherland believes as many as 1m iPad 2 units could've sold over the weekend.

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What should I get for my new iPad 2?

What should I get for my new iPad 2?

So the day has come. You've finally purchased your first iPad, the fancy new iPad 2, and you're wondering what you should get out there and grab with it. You want to know what the essentials are, what everyone else is getting, and most importantly, what the weirdest possible items are that you could be downloading because we suggested it. It's an app downloading party! Plus there's some physical objects you should more than likely feel like you need as well.

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