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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 to win an ESP LTD 7 String Electric Guitar signed by Stephen Carpenter

Best Buy has some amazing contests throughout the year. Enter for your chance to win this awesome instrument!

Find the best toys at Best Buy contest

Toys are an essential part of the holidays, and this is a great year for new toys. There are new motorized vehicles, new robots, and many new smart toys you control with an app on a smartphone or tablet. This is also the year we get to play with a whole new selection of Star Wars toys to coincide with the release of the new Star Wars movie. Best Buy is going to give four lucky people a chance to win a huge selection of these awesome toys. The prizes for this contest are absolutely incredible. Learn how to enter to win the most amazing toy contest you can imagine.

Enter to win the new iRobot Roomba 980 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

Vacuuming has turned an evolutionary corner. Not the act of vacuuming; you can still use an old vacuum if you want to. But if you’d rather not “do” vacuuming you don’t have to. Vacuuming once required standing, pushing, pulling … and time! Not anymore. Vacuuming has reached the “set it and forget it” stage with the Roomba 980. Read on to learn about the latest from iRobot and how to win one for your home.

Pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 to WIN the chance to upgrade to a Juggernog Edition

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be available very soon!  Gamers all across the country can’t wait to get their copy of this very popular gaming franchise. Best Buy is going to make this a very memorable game launch for ten very lucky gamers by giving away the chance to upgrade to the highly coveted Juggernog Edition.  Read about how you can have a chance to win:

Celebrate the grand opening of the newly transformed Best Buy stores across Canada

You’ll love what we’ve done with the place! The transformation is complete for 55 new Best Buy stores across Canada. Early this year we announced that many of our stores were going to be rebranded as Best Buys and now that process is complete. Come into one of these stores and complete a ballot and you may win a fantastic prize.  Read on for all the details:

Star Wars themed high tech toys you’re looking for

Best Buy will be getting many new, highly anticipated Star Wars themed toys this fall. These toys include the technologically amazing and fantastically fun BB-8. Here are some details on what will be available very soon.

Best Buy presents the first Wearable Tech Expo in Toronto

Best Buy hosted the first Life & Tech Wearable event on September 8th in Toronto Ontario. This free event featured hands on demonstrations, celebrity appearances, great music, and even a fashion show. People in Toronto had the opportunity to try out the latest in wearable technology and have a lot of fun. Read on to learn all the details:  

Join Best Buy for the #GearUp4School Twitter party

With Back to School just around the corner Microsoft, Intel and Best Buy have come together to create a Twitter party perfect for students! They’ll have great tips for getting prepared for Back to school and being successful when you get there! they’re also giving away an amazing student prize pack that includes a Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft!

Enter Best Buy’s back to school scavenger hunt contest

  Summer is winding down and that means it is time to prepare for back to school. Every student needs something, whether it’s clothes, shoes, pencils or pens. Navigating the aisles and websites to locate the best products to complete your back to school list can be daunting. The last thing you need is to struggle with the terminology of the new technology. Best Buy is going to help with this fantastic tech terms scavenger hunt. You’ll learn what some of the lingo really means, and at the same time have a chance to win great prizes.  

Get Windows 10 set up quickly and learn how to use it with Geek Squad

Windows 10 has just been released and many people are saying this is the most important offering from Microsoft in many years. It is packed with amazing new features. Geek Squad has a range of services related to helping you get started with Windows 10, quickly and hassle free.

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