In a move that seems obviously like an effort to emulate the success that Netflix and Amazon has had with their digital entertainment download services, Best Buy is throwing their hat into the ring as well. No start date yet, but the service called Blue Sky Video will give its customers one free movie download… Continue reading Best Buy to compete with Netflix et al. in digital movie download business
Sprint just announced the Overdrive – a 3G/4G mobile hotspot gadget. It connects to SPrint’s WiMax network, and allows up to 5 WiFi devices to connect. If the 4G conn (available right now in 27 cities [coverage]) drops, it switches to the nationwide 3G (EVDO) network. Overdrive will be available in 2 days at Best… Continue reading CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device
Wal-Mart is getting in on the in-home tech service business a la Best Buy’s Geek Squad or the dead Circuit City FireDog service. Expect the service to start up in time for this year’s shopping season. via Hot Hardware
Just a rumor, but it’s possible that in a month, you may see a limited # of Palm Pre units at Best Buys across the country. And they really mean limited – only 4500 units. Quite possible that some locations may only have 1 unit. That doesn’t seem to make sense to me at all,… Continue reading Rumor: Best Buy trial of Palm Pre Jun 7
Here’s another great selection of gift ideas, this time hosted by Best Buy. Time to stop procrastinating and get shopping!