Dealing with spam offers from retailers is one of the more annoying components of managing email these days but for the most part you can make them go away by unsubscribing to them. Note how we said, “For the most part.” Ars Technica’s Jon Brodkin found himself on Best Buy’s official email list and he did the sensible thing most people do and tried to unsubscribe. It didn’t work. Then he tried complaining directly to Best Buy, whose representatives promised to remove him from the list. That also didn’t work. As a result, his inbox still looked like this after multiple complaints: More →
How annoying is it when you buy something online or in a store only to find out that it went on sale a few days later? Many stores have policies that offer to refund shoppers when this happens, but by and large, consumers don’t know about these policies or don’t bother to keep track of sale prices in order to take advantage of them.
Now, however, there’s a free service that does the heavy lifting for you, promising to automatically get you a refund if there are coupons you missed or if the price on something you purchased drops after you buy it.
In short, you’re crazy if you don’t sign up for this service. More →
Best Buy on Monday announced it’ll support a new wireless payments technology both in stores and in a version of its mobile app, with the latter option available immediately, despite not having been eager to do so in the past.
A recent rumor said that Best Buy will start Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge preorders on March 27, offering customers who purchase either model the chance to scoop up a free accessory that many will appreciate – the caveat was the offer applied only to devices purchased on-contract. Thankfully, Best Buy has now confirmed the offer, which is available immediately to anyone looking to preorder the devices. More →
In the U.K., Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge preorders are already available from Samsung, as well as local carriers and electronics retailers. But U.S. customers will have to wait a while longer before being able to purchase one of the hot new Galaxy S models. However, the two phones might soon start selling in the U.S., one Redditor revealed, with Best Buy apparently preparing a surprise for buyers interested in the phones.
Best Buy is at it again — leaking details about unofficial products before they’re introduced — and this time around the electronics retailer has spilled the beans on one of the most exciting Android handset hitting stores today, a device that’s going to be unveiled during a special event later on Sunday. More →
Microsoft hasn’t had any trouble selling the Xbox One since the temporary price drop went into effect, but if you still need some convincing, maybe a play session with Halo 5: Guardians will do the trick. This Saturday, January 3rd, a demo for Halo 5 will be playable at over 50 Best Buy locations between the hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. More →
For many of us, it has become a natural impulse to head straight to Amazon when we’re looking for the cheapest prices online, but according to the latest data from ShopSavvy, one big-box retailer is stepping up to provide even better deals.
If you somehow missed out on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, don’t worry — there’s still one final holiday sale to take advantage of at Best Buy. Monday and Tuesday of this week, Best Buy is putting several computers, phones, TVs and more back on sale for Green Monday with free 2-day shipping. More →