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Posted January 27, 2014 by Tim Wells in Technology

Geeking Out with Best Buy Electronic Devices #OneBuyForAll

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop for electronic devices at Best Buy’s Showroom has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Regardless, all opinions are my own and are awesome.

Fact: Best Buy Blue Shirts Are Awesome
I’ve written before about how much my family loves Best Buy. On one of our weekend pilgrimages, we visited the home theater showroom to get our geek on.

We had recently jumped into the 21st century, with a new Samsung 3D smart TV, so we thought we’d see if we could find our TV a new friend to play with. I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but Samsung electronic devices work very well together. For example, when my kids lose the remote (a daily occurrence) I can use my smartphone to control the TV. Yep, Samsung kid-proofed my TV.
Admiring the Wall O' TVs at Best Buy #OneBuyForAll
Upon arriving at the awesome which is Best Buy’s home theater showroom, we were greeted by one of Best Buy’s helpful Blue Shirts, Zack. Zack gave me a tour of the showroom, pointing out some of the new accessories and services that Best Buy has to offer. Then, we followed Zack into the home theater demo room and watched a few scenes from a 3D movie, while Zack explained the superior “active 3D” technology that’s used in the Samsung glasses we were wearing.
Loving the 3D at Best Buy #OneBuyForAll
One of the things we love about the Best Buy showroom is the ability to go hands-on with all the toys. Because of this, there’s usually a period during each of our family’s trips to Best Buy that resembles a football team breaking huddle. We scatter in different directions to test out various electronic devices throughout the showroom. This trip was no different and, after finishing up in the home theater demo room, the kids checked out the latest video games while I played with the interactive Samsung touch display.
Hands-On at Best Buy #OneBuyForAll
We eventually tore ourselves away from our technology wonderland, refocused, and decided that the newest member of our Samsung home theater family would be a soundbar for the TV.

Because of Best Buy’s Low Price Guarantee, I knew that I didn’t have to worry about store-hopping for the best price on the soundbar. If you’ve ever experienced a Wisconsin winter, you know what a big deal that is. The fewer times I have to herd the kids through the cold, the better.

We got the soundbar home and were delighted to discover that, because of the interactive Samsung ecosystem technology, it required almost no setup. Right away, our Samsung TV recognized the soundbar and connected via bluetooth. Now, we’re experiencing amazing theater-quality sound to go along with our already-amazing 3D.

You can bet we’ll be visiting Best Buy’s Home Theater Showroom again, in the very near future.
Best Buy Home Theater Showroom #OneBuyForAll

Tim Wells

Dad, husband, gamer, blogger, geek. Not necessarily in that order.