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  • This is why you should read CrunchGear every day

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    Do you know what’s awesome? One of our readers won the Best Buy Black Friday VIP contest. Here’s his story via the Seattle Times. Read More

  • Deal Report: Sound off on great deals you spotted this weekend

    Hey, Bargain Hunters, what did you turn up? Report here which stores have the best deals and who actually has inventory. Don’t forget to add city and state info and we can add points to a Google Map this weekend. Don’t forget to check out our Black Friday deals on CrunchGear. Read More

  • Awards: Best of Black Friday

    Black Friday is just two days away. If you have what it takes to wake up at the crack of dawn, brave the crowds, and spot the best deals, there are plenty of savings to be had. Here’s a quick list of some of the best deals from the most popular product categories being offered by brick-and-mortar stores, followed by a few prestigious awards that have been given to various retailers. Read More

  • The 5 Rules of Black Friday

    Black Friday is almost here. It’s a great time to score some deals, but don’t go at it willy-nilly. Follow these 5 simple Black Friday rules to avoid the scams and wasting time. Read More

  • Amazon Black Friday deals

    Not content to merely offer competitive pricing on Black Friday, Amazon has gone ahead and somehow turned Black Friday into an entire week. The online retailer will be offering plenty of deals every day – some better than others, with the best ones selling out quickly. Read More

  • Target leaks pre-Black Friday deals: Acer netbook for $199

    Target will be running a special Sunday-to-Wednesday circular this weekend full of pre-Black Friday deals. Most of the deals are okay, if unspectacular – 32-inch LCD TV for $398, $20 giftcard with Wii system purchase, etc. – while the 10.1-inch Acer Aspire One netbook ought to sell out pretty quickly at just $199. Read More

  • GameStop Black Friday ad

    GameStop will be opening at 6AM on Black Friday, a good 10 hours before most hardcore gamers normally wake up. The good news is that you can basically just stay up an extra couple hours, make your purchases, and then go home and go to bed. Read More

  • Walmart Black Friday ad

    Walmart’s Black Friday ad is here, packed full of holiday goodies. Stores open at 5AM Friday morning and doorbusters will be available until 11AM. Read More

  • Kmart pre-Black Friday Thanksgiving sale

    Yeah, seriously. Who wants to wait for Black Friday? Not Kmart! Even though the store will indeed be having a Black Friday sale, you’ll also be able to get your gravy-covered mitts on a bunch of goodies Thanksgiving day. So choke down that turkey, scoot your chair back, and head to the store before the tryptophan has a chance to kick in. Here’s a list of the geek-centric items: Read More

  • Toys (backwards R) Us Black Friday ad

    I have no backwards R key on my keyboard and I don’t have the wherewithal to figure out the tricky Wingdingy ALT+numpad+four digit code voodoo it’d take to produce it (if it’s even possible), so let’s just say “Toys R Us” and enjoy the store’s Black Friday ad. Read More

  • Radio Shack Black Friday ad

    Oh, I get it. It’s called “Shack” Friday at Radio Shack instead of Black Friday. Because “shack” sounds like “black” and “shack” is part of Radio Shack’s name. So basically, they just switched the two words around. I get it. Know what else? The damn sale starts on Thursday! What a world! “Most stores open at 10 AM… Read More

  • Best Buy Black Friday ad

      It’s here. Best Buy’s Black Friday ad is here. Stores open at 5AM and Best Buy will “pass out tickets for our Doorbuster Specials up to two hours before 5 a.m. store opening,” according to the circular. That means no running, probably. You can still do that thing where you walk really fast and sort of skip a little bit, but no running. Read More

  • Dell Black Friday ad

    The good news is, with this one you don’t even need to get dressed. You can probably hit these “door busters” in your pajamas. Dell spent quite a bit of time on their full color ad, it’d be a shame not to look at it. Read More

  • Office Depot Black Friday ad

    Office Depot’s Black Friday ad dropped today, and it’s looking pretty juicy. Of course everyone has a netbook on sale this year, but there’s a few other things on sale that look good. Read More

  • Target Black Friday ad

    Well, well, well. If it isn’t Target’s Black Friday ad? Let’s see what’s inside, shall we? Oh my, hello there 32-inch HDTV for $246. How do you do? Read More

  • Staples Black Friday ad

    Staples’ Black Friday ad has finally made its way to the outside world. Stores open at 6AM on Black Friday, which almost seems late considering a bunch of other retailers will be opening two hours earlier. Hooray for (sort of) sleeping in! Read More

  • Sam’s Club (rumored) Black Friday ad

    A list of rumored items for the Sam’s Club Black Friday ad has been percolating around the web lately. There’s no ad scan to confirm any of this yet, but I’ll update this post once more information becomes available. Read More

  • Kohl’s Black Friday ad

    Believe it or not, the Kohl’s Black Friday ad actually features a decent amount of electronics deals. Stores open at 4AM on Black Friday. Read More

  • Kmart Black Friday ad

    Kmart’s Black Friday circular has found its way to the series of interconnected tubes that we all know and love. Here’s a list of the electronics deals you can expect to find. Read More

  • Sears Black Friday ad

    We have another early entry into the wonderful world of leaked Black Friday ads with Sears opening at 4:00 AM on Friday morning and offering a pretty enticing list of door busters (available until noon) and other sale items to satisfy the rabid consumer in everyone. Read More