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Martin Renaud

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Martin loves working with the talented editors and writers on the Best Buy Blog as Editor-in-Chief. During his spare time he is either working on his next novel, cooking up a masterpiece in the kitchen, or adding some smart tech to his new home on Mayne Island in British Columbia.

Enter Microsoft’s NFL Surface Cover contest to win great NFL prizes

Are you wild about football? Then this contest is for you. Microsoft is celebrating the release of their new NFL covers for its Surface computers by giving away some amazing NFL and Best Buy prizes. Almost $3000 in prizes in fact. Win an official NFL Jersey of your favourite team and hundreds of dollars in gift cards to Best Buy.

Win a new Kobo Aura ONE eReader from Best Buy and KOBO

Immerse yourself in the world of reading anywhere you want with the Kobo Aura ONE. It is waterproof and filled with the best features of any eReader to date. Kobo and Best Buy want everyone to learn about this amazing device. Tell us what you love about it and you might win one!

Enter Best Buy’s back to school safe and sound contest and win a smart lock and bluetooth headphones

Parents relax, routines are restored: the new school year has begun. To recognize how great it is for all of our kids to be safe and sound back at school, Best Buy is giving away a Dog & Bone Keyless Bluetooth padlock (to keep your property safe), Marley Rebel BT headphones and a Marley Chant Portable Audio system (for awesome sound). Enter now for your chance to win this fun "safe & sound" prize package:

Win a 4k Curved Samsung TV package including installation from Geek Squad

Imagine watching all of the great fall television options on a new 4K curved Samsung TV, professionally mounted on your wall with a matching Samsung curved soundbar mounted right beneath the TV for optimal listening pleasure. Enter this contest and that image may be your reality. Read on for all the details.

Style compliments technology at the Life and Tech event in Toronto on August 25th

For the second year in the row, Best Buy is hosting the Life and Tech Wearable Expo and Fashion in Toronto Ontario. On August 25th visit the free event and have a great time learning about the newest fitness trackers, virtual reality headsets and more directly from the companies responsible for creating this amazing technology.

Enter the ProArt series 4K Monitor contest from ASUS and Best Buy

 Computer monitors, like television sets, have undergone a huge revolution in design and technological innovation over the past 10 years. The ASUS ProArt series of monitors are great examples of how fantastic they have become. They have a stunning 4K resolution and ultra-fast refresh rates so photographs and video are brilliantly clear and realistic. Any photography or video professional would love to work on this monitor. Editing using one of these monitors is easier than ever; the results are more precise too. Enter this contest on Facebook and you can nominate a photographer or videographer you know to win one of these monitors.

Ask the experts about Microsoft Office 365 during our live Facebook event

 Microsoft Office has been around longer than most of its users and it keeps getting better.  In fact you may be surprised at how many different applications are included. Stream the live Facebook event with experts from Microsoft and Best Buy so you can learn about how many different things you can now do with Office 365. Ask questions during the event and you may win a fantastic prize, including a new Surface Pro 4 computer.

Enter your favourite dessert recipe to win a KitchenAid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer

 Cooking is fun, especially when you have the right tools. KitchenAid has been making the right tools for decades and their newest mixer will bring years of enjoyment in the kitchen to anyone who uses it. The Artisan Mini Mixer is 25% lighter and 20% smaller than their flagship mixer, so it is perfect for any chef with a smaller kitchen. What recipe would you love to make in the KitchenAid Artisan Mini Mixer? Tell us and you just might win one from Best Buy and KitchenAid. 

Enter Best Buy’s Road to E3 contest to win games, consoles and more

 E3 is the gaming event of the year and we want to celebrate with you. Enter either on Twitter or right here on the blog for a chance to win amazing prizes like Xbox or PlayStation consoles, exciting game bundles and more.  Read on to learn all the details.

Enter to win Best Buy’s guess the gift contest

The holidays are a great time for anticipation. We anticipate gathering with family and friends, great meals and holiday treats, and of course the mystery and surprise associated with exchanging gifts. In the spirit of building anticipation, Best Buy presents a fun contest in which you will use a few clues to guess the gift. A correct guess may win you that prize!  Read on for more details:

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