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
Your Definitive Guide to Black Friday's Best Deals
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)

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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