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Bruce Vielmetti / JSOnline:
Geek Squad owners send cease-and-desist letter to God Squad   —  Luke Strand (center) and his classmates at St. Francis de Sales Seminary in St. Francis pose with the God Squad car in 2008.  According to the Three Holy Women parish bulletin where the photo appears, the people in the photo are …
Aug 16, 2010, 5:40 PMIn context
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
Best Buy's CTO Tweets Out Pics Of A Rocketfish Tablet.  Seriously, A Best Buy Tablet.   —  Well, look at that.  A Rocketfish tablet.  Can't say we saw this coming, but Best Buy's CTO and Geek Squad founder, Robert Stephens, just tweeted two pics of the surprisingly polished-looking tablet.
Aug 6, 2010, 3:55 PMIn context
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
CNBC Is Ridiculous: Macs Come With Photoshop, PCs Need $600 Extra to ‘Perform As Well As a Mac’   —  Regular people are probably confused by the re-inflamed Mac vs. PC ad war, which now focuses on price.  Never fear, CNBC's Jim Goldman breaks down the true cost of PCs.  Wait, Macs come with Photoshop?
Apr 21, 2009, 2:45 PMIn context
Jason Chen / Gizmodo:
Best Buy Says Goodbye to Circuit City   —  Reader Sean sends in these photos taken outside his local Circuit City store in Amherst, as Best Buy's Geek Squad pay their final respects to Circuit City.  And by that, I mean they bought stuff.  —  Sean tells us that the store was empty down to 3 carts …
Mar 9, 2009, 9:45 AMIn context
Tim Besse / Glassdoor.com Blog:
Mac Geniuses vs. Geek Squad CIAs   —  Recently a friend asked me if I knew someone who could help them fix their laptop.  Immediately what popped into my head were all of the Apple Store “Mac Geniuses” and Best Buy “Geek Squad Central Intelligence Agents” that have been posting reviews and salaries on Glassdoor.
Sep 5, 2008, 6:25 PMIn context
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Best Buy iPhone 3G: Buy BS Accessory Package, Geek Squad Will Do What Apple Store Does for Free   —  The iPhone 3G is making its Best Buy debut this Sunday, and a copy of the ad you'll see in your local paper confirms that even though Best Buy has the distinction of being the iPhone's …
Sep 5, 2008, 5:25 PMIn context
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily:
AT&T Offers Rival to Best Buy's “Geek Squad”; $119 to Set Up Your New PC   —  Is AT&T (T) ready to take on Best Buy (BBY)?  The phone company today announced it will offer a technical support team providing in-home service for “virtually any home technology or entertainment need.”
Aug 21, 2008, 2:45 PMIn context
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog:
Geek Squad on Marketing is a Tax You Pay for Being Unremarkable   —  I'm sitting in Customer Service is the New Marketing, an event hosted by Getsatisfaction.  Robert Stephens, Founder and Chief Inspector of The Geek Squad is giving a talk on “Marketing is a Tax You Pay for Being Unremarkable.”
Feb 5, 2008, 9:20 AMIn context
Meg Marco / Consumerist:
The Case Of The Disappearing Laptop: Hey Geek Squad, I Haven't Seen My Laptop In A Month   —  Reader Lorraine would like her laptop back.  Geek Squad sent it to HP for repair then never contacted Lorraine again.  Eventually she drove over to the Best Buy (she couldn't get anyone on the phone) …
Jul 15, 2007, 12:05 PMIn context
Ben Popken / Consumerist:
Investigations: VIDEO: Consumerist Catches Geek Squad Stealing Porn From Customer's Computer   —  The Consumerist's 3-month sting operation snared a Geek Squad technician stealing porn from our hard drive, and we've got the work-safe video and logfiles to prove it.
Jul 6, 2007, 6:05 AMIn context

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