Save Up to $250 on Apple's Newest MacBook Pro

The new 2015 13” MacBook Pro is an awesome machine (and I would know, I’m typing this on one right now), and you can save $200 on yours today from Best Buy (or $250, if you have access to a .edu email address). $1100 gets you a 128GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, a gorgeous 2560x1600 IPS retina display, and Apple’s brand new… » 4/21/15 6:45pm 4/21/15 6:45pm

The Moto 360 with Metal Band Comes with a $50 Gift Card Today

We featured a few deals recently on the Moto 360, but they were mostly limited to the leather band versions. Today though, Best Buy is giving out $50 gift cards when you pay the full $300 sticker price for the metal model. It's not as good as a true discount, but it's still the best deal we've seen on this version. [… » 2/13/15 9:45am 2/13/15 9:45am

You Have a Couple of Options for Your Philips Hue Black Friday Deal

The Philips Hue home lighting system is one of the great aspirational geek home decorating items of our time, but unfortunately, it's rarely discounted. Well, that trend continues on Black Friday, but if you buy today, you can at least get a freebie with your order. » 11/27/14 12:08pm 11/27/14 12:08pm

Best Buy Will Deliver a Dryer for Free But the Power Cord Has a $70 Fee

What with Amazon and Google Shopping Express winning the world's laziest misanthropes' affections, other companies are left doing everything they can to stay in the fight. In Best Buy's case, that means offering free shipping on major appliances—and (apparently) praying that folks don't realize the $30 required cord… » 6/11/14 3:10pm 6/11/14 3:10pm

Artist Pranks Best Buy Shoppers With a Fake Useless Plastic Black Box

Shopping for electronics at Best Buy already feels like some kind of hidden camera prank, with staff who never want to help and rarely know a thing about the gear they're selling. But an artist who refers to himself as Plastic Jesus—which apparently is not a gag—took things one step further by secretly stocking Best… » 8/15/13 12:01pm 8/15/13 12:01pm

Chromecast Is Back In Stock At Best Buy (Updated)

Google's Chromecast streaming TV dongle is once again available from Best Buy (Update: it's on 1-2 week backorder again). As before, the unit costs $35, with free shipping. With lots of capability and a steadily increasing list of streaming services supporting it, Chromecast sold out quickly when it first hit the… » 8/01/13 12:44pm 8/01/13 12:44pm