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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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Best Buy Mobile stores get the axe

Best Buy Mobile stores get the axe

If you happen to live near a shopping mall (or have visited one at any point in the last decade), there's a good chance you've encountered a Best Buy Mobile store. These small, standalone stores focus entirely on mobile sales, and there are a hundreds of the around the US. That's all set to change, as Best Buy has announced that it will close many of these stores later this year.

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Best Buy music CD sales end tipped with July phase-out date

Best Buy music CD sales end tipped with July phase-out date

Digital music sales and streaming have made the venerable music CD very close to obsolete for some consumers. The format can still be found in homes, but new sales of audio compact discs are on the decline in the US and now Best Buy is doing something about it. The electronics retailer plans to end its music CD sales this summer, according to sources, and it's not the only retailer considering this move.

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Best Buy sale sees iPad Pro and Samsung flagship price cuts

Best Buy sale sees iPad Pro and Samsung flagship price cuts

Best Buy has decided to kick off a surprise 3-day sale, it would appear. The sale started earlier today and features discounts on a variety of different products, from phones and computers to TVs and smart home devices. Though it may not be quite as big as the sales we became used to seeing in the lead up to the holidays, there are still some fairly solid deals to be found.

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Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 deals: $300 off, free charging pad, and more

Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 deals: $300 off, free charging pad, and more

Still haven't picked up one of Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy smartphones? There's still time to get one of the phones before Christmas, and here with incentives is Best Buy with, among other things, a $300 discount. The deal offers the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 smartphones for $300 off if purchased for either the Verizon or Sprint networks. Not with either of those carriers? There are a few other promotions to choose from.

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Best Buy welcomes Cyber Monday with Galaxy Note 8, Google Home Mini deals

Best Buy welcomes Cyber Monday with Galaxy Note 8, Google Home Mini deals

Recovered from the Thanksgiving food coma? Missed out, thankfully or not, on the Black Friday shopping madness? If you’re any sort of a tech lover, however, it is Cyber Monday that will have the most to offer. Naturally, Best Buy is putting out some sweet deals to lure you into its customer list. Whether you’re hunting for an all-in-one entertainment console, a shiny new smartphone, a helping virtual hand at home, or a work companion, Best Buy has something for you if you’re quick on your toes and your card.

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Best Buy Black Friday deals mark down games, TVs, and smart speakers

Best Buy Black Friday deals mark down games, TVs, and smart speakers

We're quickly closing in on Black Friday, and as such, a lot of retailers are getting their planned deals out in the open. It seems that Best Buy will have some of the most extensive deals out there, today releasing a 50-page Black Friday preview ad. Within those pages are deals on pretty much any gadget you can imagine, whether you're looking for a video game, a TV, or a refrigerator.

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Xbox One X release: Best Buy and GameStop plan midnight openings

Xbox One X release: Best Buy and GameStop plan midnight openings

For most of the year, much of the gaming industry has focused on Sony and Nintendo. 2017 was a big year for both of them, with of a lot of highly anticipated exclusive titles launching on Sony's PlayStation 4 and Nintendo enjoying an excellent launch for its newest console, the Switch. That all changes tomorrow, however, as Microsoft will pull the focus back onto itself with the launch of the Xbox One X.

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Essential phone price is at its lowest, without Family offer

Essential phone price is at its lowest, without Family offer

How low can you go? In the case of the Essential PH-1, the answer to that question seems to still be pending. Late October, one of this year’s smartphone upstarts got a rather hefty $200 price cut, but Essential wasn’t done yet. Now the bezel-less phone with a small notch has shaved off $50, at least for the time being. And at least if you’re willing to buy it unlocked from Best Buy.

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Best Buy now lets you shop with Amazon Alexa

Best Buy now lets you shop with Amazon Alexa

It seems that Amazon has become such a dominant force in the online shopping market that even big box retail stores are bending over backwards to cooperate with the company. Best Buy is the latest to add support for Alexa, the Echo speaker's digital assistant, allowing users to both shop and place orders using a simple voice command.

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Best Buy stops iPhone X premium price sales after buyers revolt

Best Buy stops iPhone X premium price sales after buyers revolt

The iPhone X is a pricey phone and Best Buy wasn't helping things by charging a $100 premium on top of the regular price tag. The electronics retailer has since stoped the sales of the phone, at least sales that don't involve a carrier installment plan. This news follows controversy spurred by consumers' realization that Best Buy was charging $1,099 for an iPhone X that costs $999 from Apple.

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