Your Definitive Guide to Black Friday's Best Deals

Amazon has a sweet book deal
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 28, 2014 6:20 AM CST
Updated Nov 28, 2014 7:29 AM CST
Target shoppers wait to check out on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. The store opened at midnight.   (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

(Newser) – Bargain hunters, rejoice! There are plenty of great guides out there that can point you to the best deals on offer today, and we've rounded up the most helpful ones:

  • Gizmodo's Massive Guide: The site offers a hundreds-of-items-strong list with a definitive tech flavor (GoPro Hero4, a PS4 console, Lenovo Yoga 2 tablet, etc.), though items like the Keurig K40 ($100 at Target, plus $25 gift card) and an awesome Amazon book deal (30% off any printed book, up to $10) make the cut.
  • Wired's Top 50: Wired also has tech-minded guide, with a more manageable 50 items. Among the deals it has hunted down that you probably otherwise wouldn't have been aware of: $30 off the Jawbone UP24 at Kohl's.

  • An Offer for Apple Fiends: Mashable spotlights a way for you to do good and get a little something in the process. Purchase select Apple products and you'll get a (PRODUCT)RED iTunes Gift Card; a donation will also be made to the AIDS charity RED. An iPhone or iPad purchase will get you a $50 gift card.
  • WSJ Takes on Smartphones: If you're in the market for a phone today, the Journal's Joanna Stern runs down her best Black Friday and Cyber Monday picks. Among them: The 16GB iPhone 6 for $179 with a two-year contract, plus a $75 gift card, at Walmart.
  • WKYC's Big Guide: Matt Granite is a consumer reporter with this Cleveland station, and this year he's "leading a team of more than a hundred people" to find the best deals. Among them: a $200 four-piece American Tourister Luggage Set for $64.99.
  • Best Deals for Lazy Shoppers: Time's guide is to online deals, allowing you to snatch up bargains like 50% off at GAP from the comforts of home.
  • What Not to Buy: KSL outlines the five categories of deals you should pass on today. Among them: toys (prices drop in the weeks before Christmas) and exercise equipment (the biggest sales are in January).

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