This week’s podcast includes a bit about user interfaces for the smart home and wearables, as well as a deep dive into the industrial internet.
More trouble in paradise? HP continues its love-hate affair with Microsoft, promoting sale of discounted PCs running a four-year-old version of Windows.
The Moto G for Verizon Wireless is coming to Best Buy stores for $99.99 without a contract.
You don’t even have to be a good student to get Sprint’s latest deals, any student qualifies. The carrier is providing one year of free talk, text and data service with a student purchase of a smartphone through Best Buy.
Quirky has raised $79 million in funding with $30 million coming from GE. The two companies are expanding their partnership to bring connected devices into the home and now selling them at Home Depot.
If you’re looking to buy an iPhone, now’s a good time: Best Buy is offering $100 off an iPhone 5c or an iPhone 5s for trading in your old smartphone.
A dash of color doesn’t seem to be moving Apple’s new iPhone 5c: Retailers are already discounting the device with Best Buy the latest to offer a $50 price promotion.
Attention connected device companies, Staples has a smart home hub product and software that it hopes to build into an ecosystem of devices. With its retail stores and marketing muscle it hopes to drive consumers to the internet of things.
Still holding on to a really old smartphone? As long as it’s working, Best Buy will exchange it for an iPhone 5 over the next few days. That’s not a bad deal.
Best Buy will be offering an exclusive blue version of the HTC One in stores and online starting Sunday, September 15.