Tag: Geek Squad

  • Scammers tell guy hard drive has virus, bill for $6 million

    In the past, I have been very critical of the idiots at Best Buy’s Geek Squad and their outrageous prices but I think its safe to say I have finally found somebody worse than them.  The picture below posted on failblog has the whole story but apparently an extremely gullible computer owner was convinced that […]

  • Global Geek News Podcast #42

    Here are the shownotes for episode #42 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes Download the MP3 Help support us with a $5/mo subscription! Stories: Sheriff’s lawsuit over craigslist erotic ads thrown out Court orders The Pirate Bay to delete torrents Copyright threats against compulsive singer withdrawn Facebook users spend 8 billion minutes […]

  • Is there anything Best Buy won’t do to screw its customers?

    Greetings Readers! Anybody who has ever dealt with Best Buy likely has their own horror stories about the giant, myself included and now they have a new tactic.  Best Buy is now charging $130 to set up your Playstaion 3. What do you get for your $130?  You will get your PS3 plugged in, have […]

  • Circuit City Puts One Foot in the Grave, Hopes it isn’t Shoved In

    Greetings Readers! In case you haven’t opened your feed reader or checked your favorite tech blogs today, there is more bad news surrounding Circuit City.  They have announced the closing of 155 stores across the country (list here).  This of course comes on top of the news last week that Sony has stopped shipments to […]