Best Buy
A jury in California has determined that Best Buy must pay $22 million in damages for improper use of another company’s trade secrets, and another $5 million in punitive damages. In a lawsuit filed by start-up TechForward in the United States District Court for the Central District of California last year, the company alleged that Continue Reading →
Lumia 920
With the debut of Windows Phone 8 a little more than a week away, Best Buy has begun taking pre-orders for Nokia and HTC flagship smartphones running Microsoft’s new mobile operating system. The electronics retailer’s Web site now lists the Lumia 920 for $149.99 with a two-year commitment and off-contract at $599.99. It also lists Continue Reading →
Insignia Flex
Apple has the iPad, Amazon has the Kindle Fire HD and Barnes & Noble has the Nook HD+. Clearly feeling left out, Best Buy is going to enter the tablet fray with its own device, the Insignia Flex. According to Reuters, the tablet will sell for between $239 and $259. Best Buy released the specs Continue Reading →
Windows 8
Microsoft’s already opened up the floodgates with Windows 8 pre-orders, and it looks as if those still on the fence now have a sandbox to goof off in. A trio of Windows 8 notebooks were spotted at a Best Buy located in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and we actually called around to confirm with several other Continue Reading →
Apple may have reserved the lion’s share of iPhone 5 handsets for its own stores, leaving other retailers more empty-handed. Citing “store sales staff and other people familiar with the situation,” the Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Apple’s own stores seemed to have a healthy stock of iPhone 5 units to sell this past Continue Reading →