| Dec 31, 2010
If you didn't find a new computer under your Christmas tree, there are things you can do to make your old machine run like wind. If you don't have the know-how to do these tricks, find a computer repair technician who can.
Upgrade your RAM: Few things...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After leafing through home-design magazines and tabloids with the latest Kardashian news, I finally arrive with my groceries at the front of the checkout line. The cashier and bagger, both so fresh-faced they could be extras in a Mountain Dew commercial,...
| Jan 3, 2012
Finding employment these days can be hard enough, but imagine getting asked a bizarre question during the interview process that's impossible to answer. According to Glassdoor.com — an online jobs and career community — strange interview...
| Feb 23, 2012
Weddings have traditionally been all about the bride. But experts say male participation in all things "I do" is on the rise — which could be a good thing.
"Over the last year, I've definitely seen more grooms getting involved in the process," said...
| Apr 6, 2012
When visiting my neighborhood record store in recent years, I've breezed past the front of the shop — and most of the compact disc-browsing shoppers — to get where I wanted to be: the rows of vinyl in the back.
Whether it was the warm...
| Oct 15, 2010
Q: I've got a ton of old VHS tapes. How can I put them on DVD?
A: You'll need a computer that has a DVD recorder and Honest Technology's VHS to DVD 5.0, for Windows computers ($50; honestech.com) or Roxio Easy VHS to DVD, for old-school, non- Intel...
| Jul 2, 2011
The next summer blockbuster can be in your backyard.
With a projector, a makeshift screen and proper planning, you can host your neighbors for al fresco DVDs and a side of Wii Sports Bowling. To pull it off on the cheap, you need your own projector, or...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Summer is the time to hit the road on vacation. Here are some products that will make traveling a little smoother, direct you if you take a wrong turn, and let you capture your experiences on film, er, SD card.
AAA Car Kit AAA makes (or rather,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Best Buy’s sprawling blue big-box stores will start disappearing this year, replaced by more compact shops and mobile-only stores as the country’s largest consumer electronics retailer tries to reclaim revenue from rivals such as Amazon....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Best Buy Co. Inc. just can’t catch a break. Chairman and founder Richard Schulze is jumping ship earlier than expected, taking with him a 20.1% stake in the struggling electronics retailer.
Schulze, 71, told the company’s board Thursday...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Best Buy Co. has formed a selection committee to find a new chief executive after an internal investigation into former CEO Brian Dunn’s “personal conduct” led him to resign.
Lisa Caputo, Ronald James and Sanjay Khosla – all...