byBBYMartin12-15-201410:18 AM - edited 12-18-201409:59 AM
Wearable technology has seriously been changing lives. We all know how important exercise is to keeping healthy, yet many of us don't exercise every day. Wearables like the Fitbit Charge make getting enough exercise really easy. Wear one, and suddenly your life will change. That's what this contest from Best Buy will do, help one person keep fit for the holidays, and for the rest of their life. The winner can decide if they want it for themselves, or to give as a gift so a loved one can become healthier. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin12-08-201409:55 AM - edited 12-11-201409:36 AM
Relax? Buying presents, cleaning, decorating, entertaining—the non-stop hustle-and-bustle can be daunting. Yes, the holidays can be hectic. You know it will all work out though; the holidays will be enjoyed by all. To help make it less stressful, enter this contest and you may win the newest and most innovative relaxation tool invented, the Muse Brain-Sensing headband. Read on to learn more:
byBBYMartin12-08-201408:54 AM - edited 12-15-201411:28 AM
By now you have finished all your shopping, and the wrapping and you can rest with your feet up sipping hot cocoa calmly waiting for December 25th to arrive. NO? Me either! For many people on my list I haven’t a clue what to get. If you’d like some inspiration then this is the perfect contest for you. Participate in Best Buy’s 12 days of perfect gift ideas contest and you will be inspired with great ideas, and may win something amazing too. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin12-04-201401:37 PM - edited 12-11-201411:28 AM
The holidays are full of the fun, family and festivities. They also require the inevitable cleaning before guests arrive and after the gifts are opened and appreciated. Simplifying chores are what Dyson vacuums do best. You can ask for a Dyson under the tree, of course. Before that, you can enter Best Buy’s “Tidy up for the holidays” contest and you may win the Dyson DC78 Animal Cinetic Vacuum. Read on for more details:
The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Mockingjay - Part 1 will be in theatres on November 21st and you have a chance to win 2 tickets to the Hollywood premiere and 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets, courtesy of Samsung and Best Buy. Read on for more details.
byBBYMartin10-01-201411:00 AM - edited 10-02-201401:55 PM
International Music Day is on October 1st and Best Buy wants to celebrate with musicians and music lovers across Canada. Best Buy is encouraging you to share YouTube links to music you have created with the rest of the country in a comment on its Facebook page. This is a great way to showcase your talent and boost the views to your performances on YouTube. Each eligible Facebook comment also counts as an entry to win a selection of recording equipment worth approximately $1000 from Best Buy. Read on for more details
Are you heading back to school with an old flip phone handed-down from a parent or sibling? Perhaps your phone isn’t that old, but you would still prefer an upgrade? Best Buy Mobile and Samsung are going to give you an opportunity to snag a brand new, unlocked, Samsung Galaxy S5 just in time for fall classes to begin. You’ve seen it on the commercials: beautifully slim, great camera, fingerprint scanner – that’s the one. And if you enter this contest, it can be yours. Read on for more details …
byBBYMartin08-05-201410:19 AM - edited 08-05-201410:50 AM
Students, teachers and parents are beginning to prepare for back to school. Do you know what your back to school list will be like this year? Our needs change each year, of course. Some of us will be replacing a laptop, others a printer or cellphone. Here’s a way to get most of the things that will have you set up for success this year. Create a Pinterest board of some of the things you’ll be looking for this year, and you might win one of ten $1000 e-gift cards from Best Buy. Read on for more details:
byBBYMartin07-15-201410:40 AM - edited 07-17-201401:48 PM
Compare last year’s photos of your children with your kids today – the difference is startling! Photography allows us to capture the past and compare it to the present. Before and after photos are really interesting: especially when they are done well. Some can even be hilarious. Try composing a before and after photo series and you will have created a unique photo memory and you might win the awesome Canon Rebel T5i camera. Read on for more details …
byBBYMartin07-10-201403:14 PM - edited 08-01-201409:46 AM
Each generation has its own definition of “cool” – the 70’s had Fonzie, the eighties had big hair, and we have … geeks. Geek Squad, the guys who can fix your computer, protect your smartphone and help turn your house into an amazing “smart home,” want to bring a little “cool” to your life and your car. While supplies last, Geek Squad will be giving away a limited number of car sun visors. Pick up one today at your local Best Buy and use it to keep your car cool this summer – it may also help you win a Best Buy gift card. Read on for more details:
Summer is a great time to add style and flair to your look. New clothes and shoes are a must at this time of year, but you will also look great with new stylish Bose headphones to complete the ensemble. Face it, many of us spend a lot of time wearing headphones as we commute to work, exercise or simply spend a few leisurely hours outside on the beach or getting pumped up before a concert. Enter this contest by showing off your new look and you could win fantastic new Bose SoundTrue or Bose FreeStyle headphones.
byBBYMartin06-18-201409:00 AM - edited 06-20-201405:28 PM
Are you aware of the variety of cameras available today? Nikon, for example, has many new camera models to suit a variety of photographic needs. Best Buy wants to introduce you to some of these cameras, so you can be better informed when you are looking to purchase a new camera. Best Buy is even going to give away one of these amazing cameras. Read on to learn which Nikon camera is right for you and to enter to win a Nikon D3200.
byBBYMartin06-02-201408:17 AM - edited 06-03-201411:22 AM
E3 2014 is the gaming event of the year. All of the major game producers will be announcing their newest games. Unfortunately some games will be just for the Xbox One, and others will be just for the PS4. What is the best way to enjoy more of the games that get announced at E3? Enter Best Buy’s “Road to E3” contest. There are lots of daily prizes but more importantly, one lucky person will win both consoles. That’s right, the grand prize includes both an Xbox One and a PS4! Read on to learn more …
byBBYMartin05-06-201409:06 AM - edited 05-09-201410:08 AM
Want to find out if the Dyson DC 66 can help you with the biggest “animal” in your home? Perhaps it’s one of your kids, the man of the house or even an adorable, but very furry, Yorkshire Terrier. No matter who makes the biggest messes in your home, and therefore owns the title of “biggest animal,” the Dyson DC 66 will make clean up so easy and fun you’ll want to let everyone know. Best Buy is giving you a chance to find out for yourself. One lucky person will win the newest, most powerful vacuum on the market, the Dyson DC 66 Animal.
Star wars is part of our culture, part of our lives. It makes sense, then that a day has been set aside for us to celebrate all things "Star Wars." May the 4th, for obvious reason, is that day. Best Buy is going to help you celebrate with a really fun, photo contest. Read this article to get all of the details:
byBBYMartin04-28-201409:18 AM - edited 05-02-201401:42 PM
Would you like to win the new gourmet coffee system from Nespresso? We’ll post a question about the coffee system Facebook. To enter for your chance to win, just answer that question on Facebook. It’s a simple way to get this advanced technology in your home. Read on for complete details on how you could win this amazing machine.
What is the number one, first priority for turning your home into a smart home? A brilliantly fast Wi-Fi router. Linksys has just released the newest and best router available: the WRT1900ac. Now you have a chance to win a great prize pack that includes that router, as well as a 50 inch smart TV from LG. Read on to learn all of the details:
byBBYMartin04-01-201408:59 AM - edited 04-04-201405:32 PM
Do you want to play guitar? How about a really cool guitar like the one shown here? Gibson has been helping musicians do that for more than a century. In fact they are celebrating their 120th anniversary and Best Buy wants to help by giving you a chance to win one of their famous Les Paul electric guitars. Read on to get all of the details ...
byBBYMartin02-07-201408:55 AM - edited 02-12-201409:45 AM
If you had a Dyson, cleaning would be much easier. Really.
Best Buy is giving one customer a chance to simplify their lives and make cleaning a whole lot easier by winning a Dyson DC 62 cordless vacuum. Entering the contest couldn’t be easier too: you just need to tweet a photo of your old vacuum and to let us know how your life will be easier if you win this Dyson.
byBBYMartin01-27-201408:59 AM - edited 02-12-201410:23 AM
So you put off telling people that you are starting a new fitness regime at the beginning of the year because of all the raised eyebrows you received last time. Some people just don’t understand – it’s not failure if you keep trying! So try again, and again: don’t stop trying to build fitness into your everyday life. And Best Buy may be able to help with the fantastic prizes they are offering in their new Facebook fitness contest.
If your playlists are always getting the party started then release your tunes from your mobile device with a portable speaker! To help you out we're giving away a Jawbone Jambox portable speaker to one lucky fan on Twitter! Simply tweet us @BBYCanada with your summer 2013 theme song and include #JamBox for a chance to win your very own Jawbone Jambox portable speaker.
When it comes to sleek, stylish kitchen appliances you covet for your kitchen, there’s nothing quite like Breville. This Mother’s Day Best Buy is giving one lucky person the chance to grace their countertops with a Breville prize pack that’s seriously envy worthy.
Spring is here – and along with longer days and warmer weather, comes the annual ritual of Spring Cleaning.
Now that technology is such a huge part of our lives, it’s become such a huge part of our Spring Cleaning ritual too. And what’s more annoying to clean than all the dust bunnies clinging for dear life and hiding behind PC cables and wires?
Have you been counting down the days to the start of the hockey season? Longingly looking at your team jersey, wondering if you’d get to wear it again this season? Making sure you have enough face paint to carry you through the regular games and play offs? Well then, have we got the contest for you!
The first reviews by our Windows 8 test pilots are in! This week they were asked to review Windows 8 Personalization features on their brand new HP Envy 4 Touchsmart Ultrabooks. Here is what they had to say.
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