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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.

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.

Music fans in Montreal can win tickets to Osheaga Music Festival from Best Buy

Music festivals and summer … what could be sweeter?  Perhaps winning tickets to a summer music festival? Best Buy will be giving away 2 sets of passes to the Osheaga Music festival for 3 life altering memorable days filled with music, dancing and fun. If you will be in the Montreal area from July 31st until August 2, then read on to learn how to enter.

Learn about Samsung’s SUHD TVs at Best Buy’s See More, Feel More Twitter party

Get excited for the experience of watching television at home again. Best Buy and Samsung are hosting a Twitter Party so you can learn why the new Samsung SUHD TVs bring back the exciteement of owning a television. Come and participate and you might also win great prizes! 

Win a Dyson DC77 Vacuum for your home

Cleaning up your home is easier with a Dyson vacuum.  It has all the features that will make your floors and carpets dirt and dust free like never before. Best Buy will be giving away one of the newest, and most powerful vacuums available, the Dyson Cinetic DC77 Animal. Let us know which of this machine’s many incredible features makes it a perfect fit for your home for your chance to win.  Read on for all the details:

Learn about the MUSE Brain-Sensing Headband in a Q and A session on Facebook

New technology always raises questions.  How does it work? Is it difficult to use?  Will it work for me? This is especially true for inventions that are very different from anything we have tried before. The manufactures of the MUSE Brain-Sensing Headband understand this. They are going to answer as many of your questions as possible during a Q&A Facebook session hosted by Best Buy.  Follow the thread and you will learn a lot about this innovative device designed to help you de-stress. Ask a question to be entered in a draw to win a MUSE headband. 

Best Buy and Casio present news and highlights from the NAMM music show

The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show is the biggest annual showcase of musical technology and innovation.  This year’s show runs from January 22nd to January 25th.  Best Buy and Casio have sent two writers to Anaheim to bring you articles, photos and videos of the excitement. This post will be updated throughout the show with links to all of our coverage.

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