As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

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Yep, It’s Looking Like an iPad Christmas

If you’re in the market for an iPad, there are deals to be had.

Buying a Videogame Console on Black Friday? Here’s What You Need to Know.

A buyer’s guide to the deals you can get — and the differences among the game consoles — for anyone partaking in America’s consumerist holiday.

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

Another unprofitable gaming system hits the shelves.

Best Buy’s Risky Black Friday Twitter Campaign

Black Friday has a tendency to bring out the worst in some shoppers. Best Buy is betting that it won’t get caught on camera.

Apple Store a Big Source of Cellphone Sales; Best Buy Is Key for Carriers

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile still get half or more of sales from their own stores, but a couple of other retailers have emerged as significant players in the cellphone-selling business.


Price War Looms for Electronics

Electronics retailers are bracing for a tough holiday season, as already-narrow profit margins are expected to be shaved even thinner.


Best Buy Warns About Promotional Environment

Best Buy Co. warned its margins may take a hit in the current quarter as the consumer-electronics retailer looks to keep pace with competitors’ promotional plans on Black Friday and during the holiday season.

Sprint, Best Buy Offering Students a Year of Free Cellphone Service

Students who take part in the deal get a year of free service, including unlimited talk and text as well as 1GB of data per month.

Best Buy and Amazon Give HP Chromebook 11 the Hook as Chargers Overheat

Sales halted for a faulty component.