Best Buy

Quick Note: Best Buy to carry the Kindle

By libertyc
September 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

A news release today says that, beginning this fall, Best Buy will carry the Kindle. The WiFi unit will be $139.99 and the 3G will be $189.99. In addition to the Kindle, Best Buy will also be selling [...]

Tablets for the holidays? Yes, says Best Buy

By libertyc
August 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

A Forbes article says that Best Buy is going to be concentrating on tablets for the holidays: “Going into the holidays, we will make tablets a focus,” said Shawn Score, the president of Best [...]

Geek Squad launches $29.99 ereader setup service – a great idea!

By libertyc
August 19, 2010 // 3 Comments

That’s right and I think it’s a great idea. Most of us reading ebooks today are either techies or computer savvy people. However, ebooks are reaching out to a greater and greater audience [...]

Tablet coming from RocketFish/Best Buy?

By libertyc
August 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Engadget has a story about this. Evidently Best Buy’s CTO uploaded some pictures of the RocketFish-branded tablet and then tweeted them. RocketFish is BestBuy’s house brand. Not much [...]

Apple Quick Notes: iPad launch, iPod Touch prototypes, iPhone Android

By libertyc
April 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Steve Jobs has perpetrated another email response, saying in three letters and a period that the 3G iPad will be in Best Buy on its April 30th launch day. (If brevity is the soul of wit, Mr. Jobs [...]

Barnes & Noble to launch Nook advertising campaign

By libertyc
April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble is launching an advertising campaign for the Nook, featuring a television commercial showing a girl reading as she grows up (as well as radio, [...]

Nook coming to Best Buy on April 18

By libertyc
April 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

That’s what a press release from the duo says. According to the release Best Buy will be carrying the Nook, accessories for it and Barnes & Noble gift cards starting on April 18. Thanks to [...]

iPad: News from the Best Buy sales floor

By libertyc
April 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Spent the evening at Best Buy, alternating playing Beatles Rock Band with hanging around the iPad and Macintosh display island. I couldn’t get iBooks to open on the iPad I tried, even after [...]

Kindle, Nook enter big-box retail chains; Plastic Logic Que to ship in June

By libertyc
April 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Engadget has a few interesting reports of e-book reading devices finding new sales outlets. First of all, when the iPad was announced with iBooks, people knew it was targeting Amazon’s Kindle. But [...]

Five minutes with an Apple iPad

By libertyc
April 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

Not immune to the appeal of the iPad, I wandered down to my local Best Buy yesterday to take a look. (I was actually there to check on pay-as-you-go cellphone prices, but since the iPads were right [...]

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