Back to School: Best Buy Guide & Giveaway

Dec 19 2017, 4:34 am

It’s that time again! Yeah, it may not be the most exciting time for most back-to-schoolers. But for these lazy elementary and high school kids these days, finally they will be doing something productive. College kids, you’re alright, unless you’re an Arts major then what the heck are you doing with your life? Just kidding, sorta.

Anyway, Vancity Buzz is excited to be working with Best Buy again to give away two $50 Best Buy gift cards right before Back to School!

Contest Details:

To enter, simply retweet this link:

  • I entered to win one of two $50 gift cards for Best Buy from @VancityBuzz  RT to enter!

Or leave a comment to double your chances to win! For the comment tell me what your next electronics purchase will be.

Contest ends Midnight August 30th, 2010.

In case you are wondering what to get for back to school, Best Buy has compiled the Top Tech Recommendations for Back to School

For Middle School Students – Straightforward and parent-approved technology usage provides pre-teens with their first foray into personal consumer electronics.
· Brother All-In-One Laser Printer – $99.99
· Canon SD1400 Silver Bundle 144x – $219.99

· iHome Rechargeable mini speakers  – $49.99
For High School Students – Building relationships and trend setting is idolized. Technology that steps up to their advancing and ever broadening study requirements is appreciated.
· HP Preppy Pink – $399.99
· MS Office Home & Student 2010 – $159.99
· HP Photosmart Plus wireless all-in one printer with touchscreen – $189.99
· Dynex 11-Outlet Surge Protector – $52.99
· Insigna Insignia 32 inch – $599.99
· iPhone4 – $299.99 (with contract)
For University Students – Mobility is key. The most tech savvy of the trio – the latest, fastest and coolest gear must meet their unique practical considerations.
· Netgear Wireless-N Gigbit Router – $119.99
· Flip Ultra 2nd Generation Camcorder – $149.99
· HP Envy 13.1 laptop – $1,499.95
· Blackberry Bold – $149.99 (with contract)
· Sony VAIO 15.5 inch laptop in black and pink – $849.99
· Geek Squad GS70 universal Ipod play and charge solution – $99.00
· iPad with Wi-Fi 32GB – $649.99
In addition to acquiring the right product for one’s particular needs, setting up an ideal study space is essential for students. Be it in a bedroom or a university dorm Best Buy’s renowned Geek Squad provide unparalleled solutions to study space installations that maximize the potential of a small space without compromising on functionality and comfort for the student.
Both Best Buy and Geek Squad Experts are available for interviews/ demonstrations at a Best Buy Retail outlet to outline:
· Recommended Product Information – for each group (How to manage your pre-teens cell phone usage/ Which laptops work best for Law Students vs  Video Animation Students/ What products mature students will appreciate)
· Detailed How-To advice for Study Space Set-Ups (Synching devices, setting up in a confined space)
· Trends within the Consumer Electronics Market (What’s flying off the shelves)
· Value for money buys

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