Best Buy Launches the TiVo-powered Insignia Connected TV

Looks like Best Buy might have a winner on their hands. Best Buy just took the wraps off its Insignia Connected TV, which brings all the goodness of TiVo — sans DVR functionality and universal search — with a sprinkling of Chumby apps. According to Best Buy's VP of Product Management, the company decided to [...]

Best Buy Intros the $299.99 Rocketfish 4-port Wireless HD Kit

If you've been looking for a relatively inexpensive solution to wirelessly connect your HDMI equipped A/V gear to your HDTV, Rocketfish's 4-port Wireless HD kit (RF-WHD200) might be the answer to your needs. The $299.99 kit provides a wireless 1080p/60 and 3D video connection from up to 32-feet away using WirelessHD 60GHz technology (latency is [...]

Rocketfish Branded Tablet from Best Buy Set to Debut?

Whoa, what do we have here! Best Buy's CTO, Robert Stephens, has posted two twitpics via his twitter account showing off a new prototype tablet Best Buy is working on under its Rocketfish brand. As you can see, it looks like a dead ringer for the HP Slate. In fact, most of the ports appear [...]

CinemaNow Offering Same-Day Instant Access to New Release Movies and TV Shows

Best Buy, the new owner of CinemaNow, is announcing today that CinemaNow (like Blockbuster) will provide users with movies via 'net-connected devices the same day their corresponding DVDs are released. What's more, CinemaNow will be available on all new LG Blu-ray players and HDTVs with LG's NetCast Entertainment Access starting this month and will soon be [...]

Best Buy to Aquire Napster

Best Buy Co., Inc. and Napster Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Best Buy to commence a tender offer for all outstanding Napster shares at a price of $2.65 per share in cash. The transaction, with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $121 million [...]