Websites Are Shunning the Facebook Button Over Privacy

Once almost ubiquitous across the internet, websites are increasingly shunning the Facebook button over privacy concerns.

Best Buy Debuts $200 Yearly Membership Program

Best Buy has announced a yearly membership program, for $199.99, that provides special pricing, free installation and unlimited tech support.

Best Buy Lays Off 5,000 Employees, Will Shutter More Stores

Best Buy has laid off some 5,000 employees and plans to close additional stores as customers turn to online shopping.

Apple Pay Continues To Gain Momentum

Apple released its financial results for its fiscal year 2015 Q2 on Monday. The company had a record quarter largely thanks to iPhone sales, as well as strong performances by Mac and the App Store. During the ensuing conference call,…

Cyber Monday Sales: Best Deals On Video Games

Cyber Monday is like the rushed sequel to Black Friday. That doesn’t make it any worse than America’s annual celebration of cheap TVs and trampling old people though. In fact, it might even be the superior holiday since you don’t…

Cyber Monday 2014: Best Buy Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a…

Black Friday 2014: The Best Deals

Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Some of the most notable deals from various businesses include: Best Buy, which…

Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and Best Buy is offering deals online now, and will commence in-store deals on Thanksgiving day. The online deals are now…

Apple Pay Is Missing Some Key Retailers

Apple announced new payments platform Apple Play at its big iPhone/Apple Watch event on Tuesday. The feature, which makes use of the NFC technology present in the newest iPhone models, will allow consumers to pay for goods and services online…

Laptop Sales See New Revival After Decline Of Tablet

Laptop sales have been increasing lately with the decline of tablet sales. The tablet, once touted as the laptop killer, is slowly sinking in popularity. The reason behind the increase in laptop sales is said to be partly due to…

Laptop Deals: Top 10 Black Friday Laptop Deals

There are only two more days until the shoppers will be bombarding their local retail stores in search of the year’s best deals. One of the main items on people’s lists this year is laptops. If you are planning on…

Best Buy Black Friday Doorbuster Deals

Consumer electronics big-box retailer Best Buy has posted some of its Black Friday 2013 doorbusters online. Amidst Walmart’s complicated 2013 triad of pre-Black Friday sales events, which some might say have diminished the entire concept of Black Friday retail deal-rushing…

Samsung Galaxy S4s are Free on Black Friday (Whoa)

The day after Thanksgiving could be your day to finally upgrade your phone: The most recent edition of the highly popular Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S4 will be free on Black Friday. Of course, this is with a two-year contract…

Best Buy CEO Dumps Stake To Pay For Divorce

Divorces are always a little messy. They tend to be especially harsh when there is money involved. That is the lesson that is being learned the hard way by the CEO of electronic retail giant Best Buy. Hubert Joly, who…

Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders, Confirms Android 4.3’s Existence

Google will be hosting an event this morning with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai. We all kind of assumed it would have something to do with Android, but the specifics were still a mystery until Best Buy jumped the…

Square’s POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available at Apple Stores, Best Buy, and Online

Square has just announced that its point of sale system Square Stand, first announced back in May, is now available to purchase. It’s not only available online, but you can also buy it at both Best Buy and Apple Retail…

Pebble Watch Coming to Best Buy Stores This Weekend

Last year, Pebble Technology launched a Kickstarter campaign for an e-paper wristwatch that could connect to iPhone and Android smartphones, alerting users to various notifications and displaying messages via Bluetooth. It turned out that the Pebble is just the sort…

The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You

Do you like shopping at a store while at a store? Microsoft thinks you might with its latest announcement of a Windows Store coming to Best Buy. Microsoft announced today that a Windows Store experience will be coming to 500…

Best Buy Adopts Online Price-Matching

Over the holiday season, Best Buy began offering its customers price-matching on products that can be found for lower prices at online retailers. The move was meant to curb incidences of “showrooming” – the term that refers to customers who…

Best Buy is Leaking Board Members

Best Buy has announced through an SEC filing that two long-standing Best Buy board members have jumped ship. G. Mike Milkan has vacated the Best Buy board on his way to becoming president of ESL Investments. Milkan was named interim…