Best Buy employees buy Wii U for teen who played store's demo console every day

Christmas came early for one teenager thanks to the kindness of employees at a Best Buy store on Long Island.

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Beware of Wildly Inconsistent Online Shopping Rules


Before you sit down at your kitchen table and lose money shopping for Christmas and holiday gifts, you’d be well advised to learn the rules of the online shopping road. They can be very different from one vendor to another, so shop carefully. Some companies do a great job with customer care. Others don’t. I have been both delighted and burned several times, and I’d like to share some of my personal experiences to help you shop more safely. Amazon, the leader in online shopping, does it right from the customer perspective.

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Get your B-side on! Beatles Anthology lands on Spotify, Apple Music

Just a few months after Beatles fans received one spectacular Christmas present in the form of the release of the band’s entire official catalog on streaming services Christmas Eve, they’re getting another awesome addition.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/04/get-your-b-side-on-beatles-anthology-lands-on-spotify-apple-music.html

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Amazon Burns Through Previous Holiday Records


Amazon on Monday reported a record competition-shattering performance during the Christmas holiday, adding more than 3 million Amazon Prime members last week alone. Holiday sales of Prime devices more than doubled last year’s record number, the company said. The Prime Now program, which offers free two-hour delivery in 20-cities across the country, broke records on Christmas Eve. Prime Video views more than doubled over the holiday, and Amazon streamed a record number of songs through Prime Music.

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How to track Santa Claus with your kids on your iPhone or iPad

Article Image As much of the world counts down the hours until Christmas Day, families can spend time together on their iPhone or iPad with these free apps that track the current location of Santa Claus.

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Retailers Will Keep the Lights Burning on Christmas Eve


Target, Walmart and other large U.S. retailers have extended their hours on Christmas Eve in an effort to snag last-minute holiday shoppers. It’s a wider net for consumers during a season in which about 17 percent of shoppers last week said they hadn’t starting buying gifts, in a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Walmart will stay open until 8 p.m. Sam’s Club will keep the lights on until 8:30 p.m., Toys ‘R’ Us will go until 9 p.m., and Target’s staff will await gift givers until 11 p.m.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple's corporate shakeup, next-gen iPhones and iPads, Apple Pay in China & more

Article Image News somehow managed to keep up the pace right before the Christmas break, with major seat changes at Apple and hints at future products, including new iPads and the so-called iPhone 7.

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Apple Price Guide: Last minute holiday shipping cutoffs and shipping upgrades

Article Image With Christmas Eve just one week away, AppleInsider’s Price Guide partners have set firm deadlines for when online shoppers can order and still expect their gifts to arrive on time for friends and family. Here’s a quick guide to shipping cutoffs and last-minute shipping upgrades.

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This week on AppleInsider: March event rumors, streaming TV on 'hold,' Smart Battery Case hoopla & more

Article Image Even with the Christmas break rapidly approaching, news actually picked up this week thanks to new releases, a possible Apple Watch event in March, and the company giving up on launching a streaming TV service — at least for the time being.

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Your Christmas lights could mess with your WiFi

All those Christmas lights strung about might make your holidays bright, but they might also hamper your ability to binge-watch Netflix vis-a-vis a weakened WiFi signal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/02/your-christmas-lights-could-mess-with-your-wifi.html

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Apple airs 2015 Christmas TV ad starring Stevie Wonder & Andra Daye

Article Image Apple on Wednesday uploaeded its annual Christmas TV ad to YouTube, which this year stars singers Stevie Wonder and Andra Daye.

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3 Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Doing it Right Online


Christmas came late, or not at all, for many retailers in 2013, with holiday foot traffic down by nearly 50 percent compared to just three years earlier. Many brick-and-mortar stores are on a knife’s edge. The closing of Best Buy and Sears stores around the U.S. suggests that the retail giants of the past decades are vulnerable to shifting trends, including the move to digital commerce. Worldwide B2C e-commerce sales will increase by 20.1 percent this year to reach $1.5 trillion. In three years, the category will hit $2.4 trillion.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80665.html?rss=1

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3 Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Doing it Right Online


Christmas came late, or not at all, for many retailers in 2013, with holiday foot traffic down by nearly 50 percent compared to just three years earlier. Many brick-and-mortar stores are on a knife’s edge. The closing of Best Buy and Sears stores around the U.S. suggests that the retail giants of the past decades are vulnerable to shifting trends, including the move to digital commerce. Worldwide B2C e-commerce sales will increase by 20.1 percent this year to reach $1.5 trillion. In three years, the category will hit $2.4 trillion.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80665.html?rss=1

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