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Why *wouldn't* Best Buy drop brand-new deals early for Cyber Monday?

Why *wouldn't* Best Buy drop brand-new deals early for Cyber Monday?

Best Buy is celebrating Cyber Monday all week, with new deal releases starting on Nov. 28:


Considering that Black Friday, a once-single day event, was stretched across an entire month this year, you had to at least have an inkling that Cyber Monday wouldn't just be one day.

Best Buy has confirmed that it's participating in yet another week of deals: Starting Saturday, Nov. 28 and spanning the whole week, Best Buy will be releasing brand new deals that we didn't see for Black Friday. We're seeing a solid 55-inch 4K TV and a Dyson stick vacuum drop to the $199.99 mark, as well as a Bowflex treadmill going for less than half of its original price.   Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:05 am

Work smarter with this extra monitor that attaches to your laptop

Work smarter with this extra monitor that attaches to your laptop

TL;DR: Step up your WFH setup with the Mobile Pixels TRIO: Portable Dual Screen Laptop Monitor for $207.20, which includes an additional 20% off savings with promo code BFSAVE20.


It's nice to have a multi-screen setup, especially if you're working from home. The Mobile Pixels TRIO: Portable Dual Screen Laptop Monitor is an affordable and convenient way to make that happen.

The TRIO plugs into the side of your laptop — you'll get extra screen real estate on either the right or the left, whichever you prefer. You can then adjust the screen to avoid glare and achieve your optimal viewing angle. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:00 am

If you bought a TV on Black Friday, you should also get a soundbar

If you bought a TV on Black Friday, you should also get a soundbar

Save $130: The Samsung HW-S60T 4.0-channel soundbar with built-in Alexa is on sale for $199.99 at Best Buy as of Nov. 28.


So, you bought a nice-ass new 4K TV on Black Friday. Don't settle for the TV's built-in speakers when you can have way more impressive audio output with a soundbar.

Samsung's HW-S60T 4.0-channel soundbar, which has built-in Alexa, is on sale for $199.99 at Best Buy as an early Cyber Monday deal. That's $130 off the list price, btw.

This soundbar will let you experience immersive 3D sound with whatever you're watching — you can even connect your phone to play music. There's a built-in subwoofer that provides deep, rich bass. You'll lowkey feel like you're in a movie theater. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:00 am

Catch up on your streaming queue with a 4K smart TV for $200

Catch up on your streaming queue with a 4K smart TV for $200

SAVE $200: This TCL 55-inch 4K TV was $120 off on Black Friday, but it's now $200 off at Best Buy as an early Cyber Monday deal. 


Sometimes patience really is a virtue. Such is the case with this TCL 4K smart TV — it was $120 off on Black Friday, but it's now $200 off at Best Buy as a part of the retailer's early Cyber Monday deals.

SEE ALSO: You could use a new monitor — here are the best ones for Black Friday

When it comes to budget 4K TVs, TCL is consistently referred to as one of the best brands around because of what you get for your money. For only $199.99, you get a generous 55-inch 4K UHD display (which is bigger than you probably think; just wait until you see it in person), as well as plenty of smart features like Google Assistant, built-in Google Chromecast, access to your favorite streaming apps, and more.  Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:00 am

Save on a sporty, sleek smartwatch this weekend

Save on a sporty, sleek smartwatch this weekend

TL;DR: Take Google Assistant with you wherever you go with a TicWatch sport smartwatch for $63.99, a $35 savings as of Nov. 28. 


Even with Black Friday deals aplenty, the price of the Apple Watch can be hard to swallow. If you didn't take the plunge, consider TicWatch. TicWatch is like the Apple Watch's sporty cousin — and if you're looking for fitness tracking capabilities, you won't be disappointed.

You also might be fond of its price, which has been dropped all the way down to just $63.99 for Black Friday when you use the code BFSAVE20. 

What does this ultra-affordable smartwatch have to offer? To start, Google functionalityTicWatch features Google Fit, Google Assistant, and more. Here's a little more about how it works:  Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:00 am

Check out new and refurbished iPads on sale this weekend

Check out new and refurbished iPads on sale this weekend

Sometimes the screen on your smartphone is too small, but your laptop is too bulky and cumbersome. That’s when you need the in-between screen of an iPad. 

And you don’t need a brand-new one to bask in the many benefits an iPad has to offer (though if you have your heart set on a brand-new one, you should still keep reading). The refurbished iPads below are vetted by experts and should function without issue. Some may look slightly used with a few scratches or dents; others could look fresh out of the package.

In honor of Black Friday, here are over two dozen Apple iPads — new and refurbished alike — on sale for up to 68% off as of Nov. 28. With a variety of models, storage options, and accessory bundles, you’re bound to find one to fit your needs. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 10:00 am

ProtonVPN is packed full of features to protect your data

ProtonVPN is packed full of features to protect your data

SAVE 33%: A one-year subscription to ProtonVPN is on sale for £71.56 as of Nov. 28, saving you 33% on list price.


The online world can be a dangerous place, and that's why you should consider investing in a service like ProtonVPN. The list of advanced security features offered by ProtonVPN is long, and it's one of the best options for protecting your data and identity in the online world.

Subscribers get access to servers in 54 countries, fast connection speeds, P2P filesharing, BitTorrent support, and much more. You can also connect five devices simultaneously to ProtonVPN, so everyone in your home can stay safe online with the same account. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 5:05 am

Access American Netflix from all over the world with ExpressVPN

Access American Netflix from all over the world with ExpressVPN

SAVE 49%: A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £5.16 per month as of Nov. 28, and includes an extra three months for free.


We know that most people who invest in VPNs don't use them for identity and data protection, and instead use these services to unlock streaming services. We get it, and we're here to help you find the best option for the task.

There are plenty of VPN providers that claim to be able to unlock the likes of Netflix, Prime Video, and Disney+, but none do the job as effectively as ExpressVPN. This VPN tops our roundup of the best services for Netflix because of its formidable number of servers and user-friendliness. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 5:00 am

Keep track of all your passwords with this NordPass Black Friday deal

Keep track of all your passwords with this NordPass Black Friday deal

TL;DR: A one-year subscription to NordPass Password Manager is on sale for £13.46 as of Nov. 28, using the code BFSAVE40 at the checkout.


Poor password health is a major driving force behind cyber attacks and security breaches – especially in businesses. In fact, over 80% of all breaches happen because of compromised passwords. You've heard the story before: some service like Equifax gets hacked. And even though you barely remember using the service, to begin with, that password links hackers to passwords for services you very much use regularly. 

It's not a storyline you want to be part of (again). Fortunately, you can easily cut these attacks down by investing in a password management service like NordPass. Read more...

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Posted on 28 November 2020 | 4:45 am

This $300 discount on an HP laptop might be the Black Friday tech deal to beat

This $300 discount on an HP laptop might be the Black Friday tech deal to beat

SAVE $300: The 256GB base model of HP's 15-inch Pavilion Laptop usually starts at $649.99 (depending on the color), but you can score it on sale for as low as $349.99 this Black Friday.


The vast majority of laptops we've seen on sale at Amazon and Best Buy this Black Friday have been fancy-shmancy models best suited for power users — your MacBook Pros, your Microsoft Surface Book 3s, your LG Grams. (You get it.) Deals on budget laptops have popped up here and there, but most haven't lasted long.

With that in mind, it's time to hustle on over to the HP Store: Select configurations of the brand's lightweight 15-inch Pavillion Laptop were on sale there at the time of writing for a whopping $300 off, making it as cheap as $349.99 — an impressive 46% savings. (This is one of the site's limited-time Black Friday doorbuster deals, FYI — click here to see the full lineup.)  Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 10:47 pm

No, automatic litter boxes aren't extra. Yes, you should buy one on Black Friday.

No, automatic litter boxes aren't extra. Yes, you should buy one on Black Friday.

Save up to $70: Multiple PetSafe ScoopFree self-cleaning litter boxes are on sale for Black Friday, with savings of up to 42% off:


Having a cat during quarantine is a blessing in so many ways. Breathing in litter box stench all day, every day is not one of them.

A self-cleaning litter box can save you from a terrible choice: doing a gross chore more often or dealing with litter box aroma for longer. Some may say it's a frivolous purchase, but PetSafe's Black Friday sale (up to 42% off) make the investment much more justifiable.  Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 8:37 pm

10 of the most shockingly good Black Friday deals for 2020

10 of the most shockingly good Black Friday deals for 2020

Loyal Black Friday shoppers know the sensory overload that the influx of deals can bring.

This year, Black Friday is Extremely Online. If you attempt to keep track of all the links and all the emails from different brands yourself, you'll probably miss something major — or you'll see vacuums and Instant Pots swirling around in your dreams tonight.

We're here to put the blinders on. Here are 10 of the Black Friday deals that shocked us the most:

1AirPods Pro — $169 (save $79.01)

Is it okay if we say "epic" as long as we mean it ironically? Because that's what this AirPods Pro discount was. Earbuds with true noise cancellation aren't easy to come by as it is, and the fact that Apple's seamlessly pair with your iPhone have made them a year-round hot commodity. This deal looks particularly juicy compared to last year, when the biggest AirPods Pro deal we could scrounge up was, like, $14 off. Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 6:39 pm

This stunning 58-inch Samsung 4K TV is on sale for less than $400

This stunning 58-inch Samsung 4K TV is on sale for less than $400

Save $51.99: Samsung's 58-inch 4K Crystal UHD TV is on sale for $398, down from $449.


Beautiful 4K TVs are becoming more affordable and accessible, so you don't have to drop thousands of dollars on a big screen TV. On Black Friday, TVs become even more affordable thanks to some nice price cuts.

Samsung's 58-inch 4K Crystal UHD TV (UN58TU7000) is on sale at Walmart for $398, down from $449. For context: I recently bought the 50-inch model of this TV for $327, so $70 more for 8 extra inches of screen is a pretty good deal.

This smart TV has stunning quality and true-to-life picture and color. It's intuitive and comes loaded with all of your favorite streaming services, plus TV channels. The sound quality is also really clear and crisp. Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 5:11 pm

The Furna vape makes swapping between herb and concentrate so much easier

The Furna vape makes swapping between herb and concentrate so much easier

Furna Vaporizer
$299 CAD, $229 USD
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The Good
The interchangeable oven chambers are incredibly useful. • Being able to flip the mouthpiece around to keep it clean was a thoughtful addition. • Furna's accessories are just as cool as the vape itself.
The Bad
Less experienced or infrequent cannabis users will probably enjoy the Furna but are unlikely to actually buy it at such a high price point. • The battery died more quickly than anticipated. • Using it is tricky for less experienced cannabis consumers.
The Bottom Line
The Furna Vaporizer may not be the best choice for someone who doesn't consume cannabis often, but it's great for someone who likes to take their vape on the go.
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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 5:00 pm

This massive curved monitor is almost half off for Black Friday

This massive curved monitor is almost half off for Black Friday

Save $380: The Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-inch curved monitor is on sale for $419.99 at Amazon.


If you've been lucky enough to get to work from home during the pandemic, we're now on month eight of doing this. If you're sick of staring at the same screen every day, get a new one.

Dell's 34-inch UltraSharp curved monitor (U3415W) is on sale for $419.99 at Amazon for Black Friday — that's $380 off the list price, and a really similar model is going for $719.99 on Dell's website.

A screen this large means you can have multiple windows open side by side, and the curved nature of the monitor eases eye strain while you look from window to window. This monitor is great for working or for watching movies because it has cinematic resolution and a high-quality sound system. It'll also take gaming to the next level. Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 4:39 pm

Amazon dropped thousands of deals for Black Friday — here are the very best ones

Amazon dropped thousands of deals for Black Friday — here are the very best ones

It's Black Friday! Here are the best deals on Amazon so far:


After a weird, month-and-a-half-long limbo period following its rescheduled Prime Day event, Amazon's 2020 Black Friday sale is in full swing — and there's no shortage of good deals, to say the very least. Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 11:43 am

You could use a new monitor — here are the best ones for Black Friday

You could use a new monitor — here are the best ones for Black Friday

BEST BLACK FRIDAY MONITOR DEALS:


Whether you're a gamer or a work-from-home professional, having a computer monitor to complement your setup is always a plus. They expand your field of view, are more ergonomic than staring down at a laptop screen, and ultimately increase the convenience factor by a lot. 

This Black Friday, a large number of computer monitors are on sale, from high-quality, curved gaming monitors to more basic, budget displays. If you're spending more time on the computer and less time outside as of late (which many of us are), we recommend you consider picking one up for the winter. Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 10:07 am

The best Black Friday deals on Ninja Foodi multicookers, air fryers, and more

The best Black Friday deals on Ninja Foodi multicookers, air fryers, and more

Want to give your small kitchen appliances an upgrade? Here are the top Black Friday Ninja Foodi deals as of Nov. 27:

Ninja may be known for powerful blenders, but the Ninja Foodi multicooker with air fryer functionality took the kitchen market by storm when it was released, giving Instant Pot a run for its money. The Ninja Foodi Tendercrisp is a pressure cooker, air fryer, and more all in one device, but it isn't the only Ninja Foodi appliance you should keep your eye on.  Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 10:04 am

Best Ring video doorbell deals for Black Friday: From new models to refurbs

Best Ring video doorbell deals for Black Friday: From new models to refurbs

BEST BLACK FRIDAY RING DOORBELL DEALS:


Whether home security is a priority to you or you just don't really like getting up to answer the door, having a Ring video doorbell can be useful (though it's also important to note that their privacy policies are questionable). They boast really helpful features like 1080p video streaming right to your smart devices, mobile notifications, night vision, and more. 

SEE ALSO: Amazon's Ring will now allow users to opt out of all police video requests Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 10:03 am

Upgrade your home theater with these soundbars on sale for Black Friday

Upgrade your home theater with these soundbars on sale for Black Friday

BEST BLACK FRIDAY SOUNDBAR DEALS:


So, you finally bought yourself the nice TV you always wanted — 4K, HDR; the works. But, is your home theater setup truly complete if you're still using your TV's built-in speakers? Maybe, but there's no question that having a soundbar to boost your entertainment audio is the better option, especially if you're an audiophile with a keen ear.

If you're thinking about possibly filling that soundbar-shaped hole in your entertainment center, Black Friday is the time to do it — a ton of great soundbars are heavily discounted for the massive shopping event. Of course, we found all the best deals so you don't have to waste time frantically searching for one.  Read more...

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Posted on 27 November 2020 | 10:02 am

Fill your home with music with these Black Friday speaker deals

Fill your home with music with these Black Friday speaker deals

BEST BLACK FRIDAY SPEAKER DEALS:


2020 has been a bad year for a lot of things (most things, really), but it has been a good year for music, at least. Seriously, check out those Grammy nominations. If you've got some catching up to do when it comes to 2020's best tunes, you should make sure that you have something good to listen to them on. Laptop speakers are fine, and so is a nice pair of headphones, but a great Bluetooth speaker is better. 

And now is the perfect time to get one — it's Black Friday weekend, and speakers are going on sale frequently. We suspect more will get discounted as well, and we'll of course let you know as soon as they do. For now, we've put together a list of all the best Black Friday speaker deals you can get right now. Take a look, and be sure to check back every once in a while for new additions. Read more...

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Posted on 25 November 2020 | 10:08 am

The best Instant Pot and multicooker deals of Black Friday 2020

The best Instant Pot and multicooker deals of Black Friday 2020

Looking for an Instant Pot this Black Friday but don't know which one is best for you? Here are the best multicooker deals as of Nov. 27.

Instant Pots might be the most coveted kitchen appliance *ever* and some of the past Black Friday deals on these handy multicookers have been extraordinary. If 2020 has brought anything good, it's that you won't need to wait in line to a store to score great prices on Instant Pots. This Black Friday month (because, yes, it's a whole month now) has already shown us a $49 Instant Pot Viva and a $79 Instant Pot Duo Crisp online. New deals roll in every day (virtually) so we've rounded up the best Instant Pot and multicooker deals that are available now.  Read more...

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 10:05 am

All the best Black Friday TV deals in the UK: Samsung, Philips, LG, and more in 2020

All the best Black Friday TV deals in the UK: Samsung, Philips, LG, and more in 2020

We've checked all the best TV offers from Black Friday 2020, and we'll be posting a handpicked selection of the very best deals on this page. If you are looking for something else, we recommend checking out the following pages: 


BEST BLACK FRIDAY VPN DEAL: WATCH U.S. NETFLIX IN THE UK 

All the best Black Friday TV deals in the UK: Samsung, Philips, LG, and more in 2020

Save 88% on PureVPN See Details

A five-year subscription to PureVPN is on sale for £0.99 per month for Black Friday, in a deal that is exclusive to Mashable readers. PureVPN is one of the best VPNs for security and streaming, and can unlock leading sites like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, and more. Read more...

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 5:15 am

These are the best laptop deals for Black Friday

These are the best laptop deals for Black Friday

BEST LAPTOP DEALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY 2020:

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Posted on 21 November 2020 | 10:08 am

Walmart's Nintendo Switch Online and microSD card bundle is a must

Walmart's Nintendo Switch Online and microSD card bundle is a must

Here are the best Black Friday deals to shop at Walmart as of Nov. 27:


The elusive beast that is Walmart isn't following the calendar when it comes to Black Friday this year. 

We've known for a while now that the monster big box store was switching up its Black Friday strategy — the new strategy being to treat the entire month of November as Black Friday. Instead of a single ad scan advertising items that will go on sale near Thanksgiving, Walmart dispersed a ton of special exclusive deals into three events throughout the monthAds for the first two events (which are now over) came out together, and nearly a month later, the third and final ad hit BlackFriday.com. The last event was completely online and kicked off on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. EST.  Read more...

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Posted on 17 November 2020 | 10:07 am

Black Friday TV deals offer some really big TVs for cheap

Black Friday TV deals offer some really big TVs for cheap

Here are the best Black Friday deals live on TVs as of Nov. 27:


We knew this year's Black Friday TV deals would be good when Best Buy devoted 10 pages of its ad scan — including the entire first page — to TVs. Read more...

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Posted on 17 November 2020 | 10:05 am

Here's a master list of the best iPhone deals you can shop this Black Friday

Here's a master list of the best iPhone deals you can shop this Black Friday

Here are the best Black Friday deals on iPhones as of Nov. 27:


With not one, not two, but five new models released since April, 2020 has been a huge year for the iPhone — a fact reflected in this year's Black Friday sales.

If you wanted a bargain on one of Apple's iconic smartphones this same time last year, the best you could do was up to $500 off. But this year, you can get some of the latest models for free in the form of credits applied to your monthly service bills — a savings of almost a thousand dollars, in some cases. Read more...

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Posted on 16 November 2020 | 10:08 am

Best Buy had not an ounce of chill with this year's Black Friday deals

Best Buy had not an ounce of chill with this year's Black Friday deals

Here are the best Black Friday deals at Best Buy:


(Sign up for a free My Best Buy account to get an extra discount on many of these items, as a treat.)

This Black Friday, Best Buy probably won't see its typical melee of customers piling up in front of an automatic door.

That's just because all of the good deals are online rather than in-store-only, for obvious reasons — but customers also got a head start. Best Buy released its Black Friday ad in October (weeks earlier than past years) and has been turning out early deals since — an approach similar to Walmart's in order to mollify the chaos. Note: Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Read more...

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Posted on 16 November 2020 | 10:05 am

These are the best Black Friday Apple deals at Walmart, Amazon, and beyond

These are the best Black Friday Apple deals at Walmart, Amazon, and beyond

Here are the best Black Friday deals on Apple devices and accessories as of Nov. 27:

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Posted on 13 November 2020 | 10:06 am

Instant Pot vs. Ninja Foodi: We compare the top kitchen gadgets

Instant Pot vs. Ninja Foodi: We compare the top kitchen gadgets

BEST DEALS ON NINJA FOODIS AND INSTANT POTS:


On-screen cooking gurus make everything look nauseatingly easy. 

Food vloggers speed up a 20-step recipe into an Instagram video and make it look as simple as microwaved ramenAntoni from Queer Eye is like, "Here, person with no cooking experience, let's whip up some pork tenderloin canapés over a fire on this casual Tuesday night."  Read more...

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Posted on 16 October 2019 | 3:29 pm