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Best Buy’s Black Friday sale has Samsung Stratosphere in white (and others), free with contract

Best Buy

Black Friday looks to be full of free Android phones at Best Buy, including the Samsung Stratosphere in white.  While a store offering “free” phones after you sign a two-year contract is nothing new, this years selection at Best Buy looks like some great hardware if you’re not the kind who has to have the latest new and shiny Android phone.  Sprint customers can get a EVO Shift 4G free with their  [Read More…]

Best Buy drops Nook Color to $199 ahead of Monday’s announcement

Barnes & Noble Nook Color

Barnes & Noble might be waiting for Monday to drop the Nook Color to $ 199 as the Nook Tablet takes over, but Best Buy’s coming out of the gate first, already shaving $ 50 off the popular 7-inch e-reader. No word on whether it’ll drop the Nook Simple Touch to $ 99 as well.

Stay tuned for all the fun Monday morning in New York City. We’ll be  [Read More…]

Get a free HTC phone when you buy Call of Duty MW3 at Best Buy


If you’re planning on buying Call of Duty MW3 when it makes its debut on Tuesday, we suggest you do so at your local Best Buy and pick up a free HTC smartphone at the same time. The promotion is intended to raise consumer awareness of Best Buy’s mobile offering while cashing in on the hugely successful Call of Duty franchise.

Anyone who buys Call of Duty MW3 and is willing  [Read More…]

Topic Tuesday: What is the best Twitter app for Android?


As part of our increasing focus on you, the loyal reader, we’re pleased to introduce a new weekly series called Topic Tuesday. Each Tuesday we’ll post a question for user-only discussion. In exchange for your opinions, we’ve increased the points for a comment upvote on these posts, so sharing something useful to the community will get you even more credit.

Today’s question: What is the best Twitter app for Android? I’m sure  [Read More…]

Final wave of 32GB HP TouchPads heading to Best Buy on Nov 1 for $150


We have some good news for those of you who were not able to snatch up the HP TouchPad a few months back when the price of the discontinued tablet was slashed to $ 100 and $ 150. It turns out that Best Buy will be getting a new shipment of the defunct 32GB webOS tablet and will again be selling it for $ 150. But unlike before, Best Buy and  [Read More…]

Competition heats up, Amazon Kindle Fire to become best selling Android tablet this year

Kindle Fire

Would it surprise you to learn that Amazon could have the best selling Android tablet by the end of the year? Several weeks ago a leak surfaced that suggested Amazon was racking up 50,000 pre-orders per day of their newly announced $ 199 Kindle Fire. It now appears those numbers were on target because both Digitimes and J.P.  [Read More…]

Motorola unveils the Droid RAZR, CEO boasts it’s “the best smartphone on the planet”


Today Motorola unveiled their latest best-smartphone-of-the-month, the Verizon Droid RAZR. Hardware specs were what we expected, but there were a few surprises that led Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha to claim this is the “the best smartphone on the planet.”

Highlights of the Droid RAZR include 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display with qHD resolution, 1.2 GHz dual-core OMAP4430 processor, 1GB RAM, thickness of only 7.1mm (“World’s thinnest smartphone”), 8 megapixel rear-camera with dual-LED flash  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus shows up in Verizon, Best Buy systems


With the continuing hype of the Galaxy Nexus (Nexus Prime), more details and leaks have started to flood the internet. We now have another announcement date in Hong Kong set for October 19, the Ice Cream Sandwich statue is up, and the next Nexus device is now showing up in retail systems.

Our friends at Droid-Life received a couple treats from some ninjas at Verizon and Best Buy. These companies seem to  [Read More…]

Best Buy drops price of HTC Flyer to $100 (Update: Nope)


Update: It appears someone at Best Buy might have made a boo-boo when it came to the online pricing of the HTC Flyer. According to this picture from Twitter user Nutzareus, Best Buy is hanging up signs at some of it’s stores that the $ 99.99 price was simply incorrect, and that the Flyer is still $ 299.99.  Can anyone out at a Best Buy store confirm this?

Less than a  [Read More…]

Best Buy cuts price of HTC Flyer to $299 starting Oct 1 – things just got interesting

HTC Flyer

Best buy has released a statement saying that as of Oct.1, the price of the HTC Flyer (read our review) will drop from $ 499 to $ 299.  This is hot on the heels of a similar announcement about the BlackBerry Playbook, which also saw a $ 200 price drop to $ 299.  After seeing products sit on the shelves, and fire sales, and cheap competitors, it looks like retailers (and likely  [Read More…]