Amazon gets Black Friday started early, shows off a few deals

You’re thinking about it. Your spouse is thinking about it. Your kids are thinking about it. And yes, your NXE Avatar is thinking about it, too. Black Friday is but hours away, and you still haven’t conjured up the courage to get up at 3:00AM and venture out to save a grand total of $14.97 (pre-tax). Never fear, as the world’s most spectacular e-tailer is here with a slew of deals to keep you firmly planted. Amazon’s going all out on the day after Thanksgiving, but it’s also giving early birds the opportunity to snag a few specials on the run-up to the big day. We won’t spoil anything here, but be sure and give the read link a look if you’re all about saving some dough and staying home.

Apple Announces Black Friday Event on November 28th

Written by Arnold Kim

Apple NZ has started emailing customers about their Black Friday event for one day only on November 28th.

Come back to the Apple Online Store this Friday for a special one-day-only Christmas shopping event. Youl’l find dozens of great iPod, iPhone and Mac gift ideas all with free delivery.

It’s been widely expected that Apple would be offering a day-after-Thanksgiving sale. Previous year sales have offered modest discounts on select Apple gear. More substantial discounts may be found at 3rd party retailers.