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Tired of your old iPod and want an upgrade? How about trading it in for a few bucks off your new-gen device? According to documents shown to the folks at Consumerist, Best Buy is about to launch a Geek Squad Buy Back program where customers can trade in their old products for store credits good towards upgrades—sort of like how people have been trading in their old cars for money towards new ones for ages. Sounds good to us! What do you think? [Consumerist]