Tag Archive: Best Buy

Jul 07 2013

Platinum Series Case With Holster Review

Poor materials and poor craftsmanship are at least balanced out by an inflated cost. At $5 this case might be a value, but at the $35 that Best Buy is charging it is a joke. They appear to want to make their way out of financial crisis on this single product.

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Feb 28 2013

The Changing Face of Tech Retail

It was not many years ago that we I went to a big box store to shop for technology. CompUSA, Best Buy, Circuit City and others got a portion of my tithe to the temple of tech. Obviously, the internet has changed much of that and two of those companies are no longer with us. …

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Jul 14 2012

Amazon to Invoke Time Machine Clause

Well, OK, that might be stretching it a bit, but according to Geeky Gadgets they are working on extending their distribution outlets to be able to offer same day delivery. Amazon has already made agreements with several states to begin collecting tax in those states and as the Verge has pointed out more traditional retailers …

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Jun 06 2012

HDMI Stupid Tax

Dropped into a BestBuy recently to pick up another HDMI cable for something I needed to test (more on that later)… This seemed inordinately high for 6 feet of carefully twisted copper. I left and went to WalMart. 19.95…5 big bucks of savings. Whoopee… So, I got on the Amazon marketplace and found this: $1.60…and …

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Jan 07 2012

Silly iTunes Deal

9to5Mac spotted the deal over at Best Buy on Apple iTunes gift cards. They must have people spotting the websites 24/7! I need a research department! 20% off and digital delivery, where was this when I really needed it on Christmas Eve?

Dec 23 2011

Standing By The Door Watching For Brown?

If you ordered from Best Buy you may want to go look back at that order. According to SlashGear, Best Buy has just canceled a bunch of orders that they are not going to be able to fulfill before Christmas! So what is a hardcore procrastinator supposed to do? According to 9to5Mac Walmart can cover …

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Dec 11 2011

Cutting the Cable

Another guest post from the iconic Theodore J Bahas, ESQ. We we finally did it. We cut the cable! We were giving the local cable company 2400.00 a year for our cable package. That works out to over 6.50 per day! It was big jump for us to walk away from DVR and on demand …

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Nov 23 2011

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I know that you are awfully busy this year, so I thought I would try to make it a bit easier on you by sending you a note over the ether with some web links to some stuff that I want so you could just…well, you know…mail order them on Black Friday and …

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Aug 31 2011

HP Won’t Appreciate the Irony…

…but you may! One of my readers in Australia forwarded this picture to me. A bit of background might be in order. Apparently the bargain hunter feeding frenzy on the HP Touchpad was mirrored in Australia when the prices were lowered at the Harvey Norman (sort of the Australian Best Buy equivalent) to $148 and …

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Aug 29 2011

Touchpad Back to Best Buy?

Are you still mourning missing the ridonkulous deal on the HP Touchpad a couple of weeks ago? According to the boys over at Droidmatters you may get another shot. The Screenshot in the article looks pretty legit, but time will tell. I can assure you, there will be another opportunity to buy a Touchpad at …

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