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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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Windows Stores enter Best Buy for Apple and Samsung store battle

Windows Stores enter Best Buy for Apple and Samsung store battle

Best Buy seems to be the go-to place for many companies to feature their products, which isn't too surprising since Best Buy is one of the most popular electronics retailers in the US. Both Apple and Samsung have set up shop in a number of Best Buy stores, and now Microsoft is moving in to become roommates with the two other companies.

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Nintendo lists Best Buy locations for E3 game previews

Nintendo lists Best Buy locations for E3 game previews

Nintendo has listed the 110 Best Buy stores that will give impatient gamers an opportunity to play new Wii U and 3DS titles alongside their launch at E3 2013 next month, as part of its attempt to boost enthusiasm in the fact of Sony and Microsoft's next-gen consoles. The scheme, revealed earlier this month, will see select games put up for in-store play, though not offered for sale at that stage.

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Nintendo reveals E3 game demo Best Buy plans and SEGA Sonic exclusive

Nintendo reveals E3 game demo Best Buy plans and SEGA Sonic exclusive

Nintendo is aiming to democratize E3 2013 next week, partnering with Best Buy in the US and Canada to give access to unreleased games to those who can't attend the annual gaming event. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime revealed the plans at the tail-end of a Nintendo Direct presentation; "this year," Fils-Aime said of E3, "it's all about the games." That will include an exclusive title with SEGA from the Sonic series.

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