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Best Buy Focusing on Tablets This Holiday Season

Posted by John Kilhefner Categories: Corporate News, Handhelds

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While the tablet industry hasn’t exactly skyrocketed yet, Best Buy is gearing for change this holiday season. With the Apple’s   being the pioneer for pushing tablets into the spotlight, other new tablets (specifically those powered by Windows 7) will be popping up soon this holiday season, and Best Buy is set to capitlize on the tablet surge. Shawn Score, the president of Best Buy Mobile stated “we will have a great assortment of them. It won’t be 32, but it also won’t be one, like we have today.” Score further stated that “like e-readers over the last couple years, we think customers will think of Best Buy for tablets and expect us to have the right ones.” 

As of right now, entertainment giant Best Buy only carries the Apple tablet, but expect tablets from Samsung, Acer and Research In Motion to most likely grace Best Buy stores nationwide this holiday season.

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Palm Pre for $99, thanks to Best Buy error

Palm Pre for $99, thanks to Best Buy error

Looks like Best Buy is the latest company that has to deal with a mis-printed price, as they’ve had the $199 listed at half the price.

This morning they posted an ad for a $99 Pre.  Internet sites everywhere went ablaze at the sight of this deal, but a tweet by John Bernier, Best Buy marketing manager, said that the “error is being corrected.” Too bad, but if you were able to get ahold of one for $99, Best Buy will honor that price.

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