Black Friday

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer hits $250 on Black Friday at Best Buy

    Posted November 19, 2011 - 8:45 am

    Best Buy is knocking the price of the original Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet down to $250 for this year's Black Friday "Door Buster" offer, according to leaked ads. The Transformer's keyboard docking station will also be sold at a discount for the post-Thanksgiving shopping holiday.
  • What is Black Friday?

    Posted November 15, 2011 - 3:10 pm

    Just what the heck is Black Friday? And why should you care? Here's some background on the fantastic shopping day that can save you lots of money.
  • Amazon joins list of Internet stock all-time high-fliers

    Posted November 29, 2010 - 5:43 pm

    Shares of reached a new all-time high on Monday after analysts reported strong Thanksgiving holiday sales and predicted more to come.
  • Amazon leads Black Friday online spending increase

    Posted November 29, 2010 - 10:21 am

    U.S. online shoppers spent $648 million, 9% more than last year, on Black Friday, the official kickoff to the lucrative holiday shopping season, online researcher comScore reports.
  • Black Friday: Hot deals on top-rated cameras

    Posted November 26, 2010 - 10:46 am

    We'd recommend buying these top-rated cameras anyway, but their Black Friday bargain prices sweeten the deal significantly.
  • Black Friday alert: $89 Kindle 2

    Posted November 26, 2010 - 10:33 am

    If you've been waiting for a sub-$100 e-reader, the wait is over Friday.
  • Researcher projects 11% hike in online holiday spending

    Posted November 24, 2010 - 4:03 pm

    Online researcher comScore is projecting that online sales will increase by 11% during the 2010 holiday shopping season.
  • Avoid these Black Friday security pitfalls

    Posted November 24, 2010 - 3:52 pm

    This Friday millions of people will venture out in the middle of the night and brave frigid temperatures and long lines to battle for Black Friday holiday shopping bargains. Many retailers have expanded to include online promotions as well on Black Friday--including Amazon and Apple. Whether you plan to do your Black Friday shopping sitting at your PC, or join the crowds there are some inherent security concerns to watch out for.
  • 10 amazing Black Friday laptop deals

    Posted November 24, 2010 - 2:01 pm

    Looking for a new laptop? Check out these Black Friday deals, all under $500.
  • The Best Black Friday Apps For Android

    Posted November 24, 2010 - 12:33 pm

    Thanksgiving's upon us, and we all know what that means: The insanity-packed holiday we call Black Friday is right around the corner.
  • Really young kids really want an iPad for holidays

    Posted November 23, 2010 - 7:38 pm

    Know what your children want for the holidays more than anything in the world? You guessed it: to spend more quality time with you. And a brand new library card.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: Brave Black Friday crowds, save $50

    Posted November 19, 2010 - 3:16 pm

    If you're thinking about getting a Samsung Galaxy Tab one-panel slate this holiday season, Black Friday (November 26) may be the perfect time to get it on the cheap. Sprint and Verizon are offering $50 discounts on the tablet device at several national retailers, according to company statements and leaked Black Friday circulars.
  • $399 iPads at T.J. Maxx: Black Friday Alert

    Posted November 19, 2010 - 11:36 am

    Discount retailer T.J. Maxx reportedly has 16GB WiFi iPads in stock--and they're giving them away for $399.
  • Is Black Friday dead on arrival?

    Posted November 12, 2010 - 11:59 am

    This year, if you wait until Black Friday--traditionally one of the most frenzied shopping days of the year--to score some spectacular savings on holiday electronics and tech buys, you may have waited too long.
  • Early-Bird Black Friday Predictions

    Posted November 4, 2010 - 10:05 pm

    The first Black Friday e-mail alerts are already appearing in my inbox. The day-after-Thanksgiving holiday shopping event has morphed into a season of its own, running from November through Christmas in an effort to get consumers spending. So what will the deals look like this year?
  • Cheap HDTVs for Black Friday and Beyond

    Posted October 21, 2010 - 11:35 am

    Consumer confidence is down, the foreclosures keep coming, and you're pinching pennies while Wall Street seems to have reverted to business as usual. Fortunately, one thing may bring back your holiday spirit: cheap TVs. That's right, this year's holiday shopping season may bring TVs at deeper price cuts than usual.
  • Top 10 Black Friday Websites

    Posted November 25, 2009 - 1:01 pm

    Get ready for the biggest shopping day of the year - bookmark the hottest destinations on the Web touting Black Friday deals.
  • Get the Most Out of Black Friday Bargains

    Posted October 29, 2009 - 2:03 pm

    The words "Black Friday"--referring to the big shopping day that comes right after Thanksgiving--can trigger different emotions in people: excitement, fear, anxiety, or just plain indifference. But with these shopping tips and some planning, this year's bargain bonanza should be a breeze.
  • Microsoft: Xbox 360 Routs PS3 in Black Friday Sales

    Posted December 2, 2008 - 1:02 pm

    It's a Microsoft press release, so handle with care, but the company's claiming it did more than admirably on Black Friday, it hit the ball out of the park. Not only did the Xbox 360 outsell Sony's PlayStation 3 by three-to-one, says Microsoft, but the 360 managed its best Black Friday sales ever.
  • Analysts! What do they know?

    Posted December 2, 2008 - 3:01 am

    That's actually a serious question. What do they know?
  • Major e-stores malfunction on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

    Posted December 1, 2008 - 9:34 pm

    Sears, Saks Fifth Avenue, Costco, Dell, Victoria's Secret, Bloomingdale's and Williams-Sonoma all saw their sites malfunction at some point between Friday and Monday, according to companies that monitor Web performance.
  • Despite steady Black Friday numbers, online shopping falls

    Posted December 1, 2008 - 10:31 am

    Online spending in the U.S. held steady on Friday, despite fears of a slowdown in spending by consumers amid the worsening economic outlook.
  • A 'Cyber Monday' Tech Shopping Primer

    Posted November 26, 2008 - 1:57 pm

    The Monday after Thanksgiving could be a bargain hunters' heyday this year, and you don't even have to leave the house. These tips will help you find the best the Web has to offer.
  • Black Friday will be big despite lousy economy, survey says

    Posted November 21, 2008 - 5:33 pm

    If you're planning to join the 3 a.m. line of bleary-eyed bargain-hunters on Black Friday, expect a lot of competition for those HDTV sets and gaming consoles.
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