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  • T-Mobile beats Verizon to Galaxy Tab launch

    T-Mobile announced that it would sell Samsung's Galaxy Tab on November 10th, starting at $399 with a data plan.

    T-Mobile announced this morning that it will be the first U.S. carrier to carry the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the U.S.,  unless AT&T (T) announces an earlier ship date in the next week or so.

    The November 10th ship date beats rival Verizon (VZ) by a day.

    T-Mobile will sell the Tab for $399 MORE

    - Oct 27, 2010 1:12 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: News around the Web

    A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.

    Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the morning's most newsworthy bits below.

    Best Buy (BBY), which saw a 61% spike in profit last quarter, is changing up its store layouts this holiday season to make way for more portable MORE

    - Sep 15, 2010 8:15 AM ET
  • GoogleTV release date leaked by Best Buy?

    Mark October 17th on your calendars. That's the date Best Buy is expected to start selling GoogleTV.

    Engadget received a leaked internal Best Buy document that purportedly shows the release of the GoogleTV being pushed back to October 17th.  That date was apparantly pushed back from the original ship date of October 3rd, though having not been announced was only an internal target.

    Best Buy is expected to sell the Logitech MORE

    - Sep 14, 2010 8:08 AM ET
  • No white iPhone 4? Best Buy has a white EVO 4G

    If a snapped circular is to be believed, Best Buy Mobile will soon be carrying a white version of Sprint's popular EVO starting July 11th.

    PhoneArena.com took a picture of a purported Best Buy circular (right, full sized, below) which seems to indicate that Sprint's EVO 4G will be coming in White.  The white EVO is expected to be a Best Buy Mobile exclusive until August, and orders are supposed to MORE

    - Jun 18, 2010 11:45 AM ET
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  • Sprint EVO 4G officially goes on sale

    The nation's first 4G phone is now available via the Sprint store and its affiliates.

    People probably didn't camp out overnight for them (they could have bought them from Googlers I/O attendees on eBay/Craigslist if they were desperate), but the Sprint EVO 4G from HTC is a pretty hot phone, if you can get over the battery issues.

    It is now offically on sale all over, obviously including the Sprint Store with MORE

    - Jun 4, 2010 6:54 AM ET
  • Google wants to invade your living room with Google TV

    With Google TV, the company wants to marry the web with the living room television experience

    Earlier today, Google gave an impressive demonstration of their vision for the future of the television experience that was marred only by Bluetooth connectivity issues.

    The company plans to combine its video technology and TV partnerships to bring the web into the living room.  From YouTube "lean back" (ie. living room view-friendly) sites like NBA.com to MORE

    - May 20, 2010 5:09 PM ET
  • Apple takes top spot among cell phone buyers

    Consumer Reports ranks its stores above the rest despite high prices and limited selection

    You might think that the best place to buy a cell phone is from the store that has the biggest selection or the lowest price or a connection to the carrier you'll be using.

    But you would be wrong, according to the June issue of Consumer Reports. Based on a survey of 11,000 online subscribers, the magazine gave MORE

    - May 12, 2010 12:04 PM ET
  • Best Buy's iPad supply: 15 per store

    Cupertino is keeping the consumer electronics giant on a very short leash

    In a press release issued Monday, Apple (AAPL) lists "most Best Buy stores" among the places -- along with Apple.com, Apple retail stores and selected authorized resellers and campus stores -- where customers can buy iPads on April 3.

    But would-be buyers who show up at the 675 Best Buy (BBY) stores privileged to carry the tablet computer this MORE

    - Mar 29, 2010 11:51 AM ET
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  • The office is dead. Long live the office.

    Forget "work from home" – today's mobile employee works from anywhere (and everywhere!)

    By Bruce Chatterley, CEO, Speakeasy

    It isn't exactly a news flash that the workforce of today spends increasingly more time away from the traditional office building.  But these employees aren't just telecommuting.

    No longer tethered to their desks, employees now move freely between work, home and anywhere else. And they expect that they can do their work on the MORE

    Jan 21, 2010 10:00 AM ET
  • Where social media's "It Boy" cut his teeth

    Before getting into gaming, Farmville's father was a player in the glam world of online tech support.

    Before Zynga, there was SupportSoft.

    Prior to launching the hot social gaming outfit that spawned Farmville and Café World, Mark Pincus founded a trio of companies: Social networking company Tribe.net, downloading service FreeLoader, and SupportSoft, a company that began providing support software for enterprise companies in 2001.

    Today, SupportSoft is called Support.com (SPRT) and its current CEO is MORE

    - Nov 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET
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