black friday

  • Amazon: Kindles Are Flying Off The Shelves (But We’re Still Not Sharing Numbers)

    Amazon: Kindles Are Flying Off The Shelves (But We’re Still Not Sharing Numbers)

    Amazon this morning pounded itself on the chest once more for selling Kindle devices as if they were hotcakes, particularly during last (Black) Friday. According to the company, it was the “best Black Friday ever” for the Kindle family, with Kindle sales “increasing 4x over last year”. As usual, don’t expect Amazon to share hard sales numbers, because they… Read More

  • Apple’s Black Friday Deals Go Live: Up To $61 Off On iPad 2, $101 Off On Macs

    Apple’s Black Friday Deals Go Live: Up To $61 Off On iPad 2, $101 Off On Macs

    I’m not convinced these are discounts you’ve really been ‘waiting 364 days for’, but Apple’s Black Friday deals have gone live this morning. The prices leaked earlier, but hey. If you were looking at buying a new Mac, iPod or the latest iPad, now’s the time, even if the discounts aren’t really that big in terms of percentages. You can also save some… Read More

  • Gadgets To Look For On Black Friday

    Gadgets To Look For On Black Friday

    Alright folks. If you’re still young enough, immature enough, or bankless enough to own a piggy bank, it’s time to crack that thing open. Black Friday is (count ’em) two days away, and if you don’t have a plan by now then let’s get to it. In no particular order, here are some of the Black Friday gadget deals that stand out to us (some are still leaks and thus… Read More

  • Best Buy Preps $249 Asus Transformer For Black Friday

    Best Buy Preps $249 Asus Transformer For Black Friday

    The ratio of awful tablets to good ones in this year’s Black Friday ads doesn’t exactly inspire much confidence, but there are some good deals to be found even at this early stage. Case in point: Best Buy’s leaked Black Friday circular has the first generation 16GB Asus Transformer for $250, a respectable $150 drop from its current price. Read More

  • Whoa: Nintendo Sells 1.5 Million Consoles During Black Friday Week

    Black Friday is behind us, but we’re currently in the midst of its pale imitation of a sibling, Cyber Monday. (Not to say that the Cyber Monday deals aren’t worth your time, but the name grates on my soul.) Great, great… but not as great as Nintendo’s sales! Yup, the company has revealed just how well it did during the week. Spoiler: 1.5 million consoles in total were sold. Read More

  • RFID: Scaring Holiday Shoppers For Years & Years

    Well here’s something to freak you out as you brave the Black Friday crowds today. (Remember: Matt wrote a nifty little survival guide for today’s insanity.) A local TV station in Florida has warned its viewers to be on the lookout for so-called electronic pickpockets. Using “a credit card scanner attached to a battery pack,” an evildoer can quite easily obtain… Read More

  • DIY Black Friday

    CAT IS NOT FOR SALE Our good friend Phil Torrone sent us this list of cool homebrew deals on Chumby devices, Adafruit boards, and other goodness. Fist, you’ve got some Chumby-powered devices that are actually little Linux PCs. The Infocast, for example, is $129 on Best Buy. This thing has an 800MHz processor and small screen and can be used either as a little info monitor or as a… Read More

  • PSP Go Bundle For $150 On Black Friday

    It seems like just last month that Sony dropped the price of the PSP Go from $250 to $200. Wait, it was last month. And now they’re dropping it to $150, with three games included? Who’s in charge over there?! Read More

  • Amazon Black Friday Doorbuster: Previous-Gen Kindle For Only $89

    Looking to buy a Kindle or two, but feeling a little cash-strapped? Well buddy, you better get up early on Black Friday, because Amazon has got a deal for you. It looks like they’re going to be selling off the remaining Kindle 2s (that’s this one) for only $89 each. Read More