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Best Black Friday Headphone Deals: Cheapest Beats Ever, Monster Savings On Monster Cans

There's no better way to tune out the world than to stuff your head between two portable speakers and crank the Nine Inch Nails (or Taylor Swift — no judgies!). Let us help you isolate yourself with these best Black Friday headphone deals that will save you hundreds of dollars. Not head-bangin' enough? Check back often, as we'll be updating this roundup throughout the day.

Best Black Friday Apple Deals: Extremely Rare Discounts on a MacBook Pro & iMac

Apple often gets a bad rap for being over-priced, but Black Friday can still work its savings-magic on this popular brand. We've sorted through the mix and rounded up only the best, below. Careful, though, because Apple deals tend to disappear fast. Be sure to check back here often, as we'll be updating this page with all the best Black Friday Apple deals.

Best Black Friday Camera Deals: All-Time Low on the Canon Rebel T5i, More From $99

Although they're not headlining any sales, cameras are still an integral part of Black Friday, with numerous Editors' Choice-level deals on both new and refurbished kits. So whether you're buying your first SLR or looking for a spiffy point-and-shoot, we've rounded up the best Black Friday camera deals.

Best Black Friday TV Deals: Deep Discounts On 4K TVs

This Black Friday is poised to make TV history. It's already beaten most of our TV predictions and the sales are just getting started. Just don't drag your feet adding these sets to cart; discounts like this won't last forever! Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday TV deals.

Best Black Friday Phone Deals: $100 Off a Gorgeous Quad HD Phablet, 4 Ways to Save on the Galaxy S5

Gadget lovers on the hunt for the new hotness in phones must love Black Friday; all the latest models tend to see amazing discounts! Whether you want a contract-free phone or a subsidized flagship model, we've rounded up the best options available.

Best HDTV Deals: 5 Editors' Choice Deals to Rival Black Friday, 4K From $400

TV deals will be epic this week, and today's best HDTV deals are just a small preview of what's to come. Included in our roundup is a 55" Panasonic for $600, Vizio's 70" P-Series 4K HDTV for $1,998, and a budget 42" 4K TV for $400.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Cheapest iPhone 6 & MacBook Air Ever, iPad Gift Card Bundles

The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.

Why Wait? 12 Black Friday Doorbusters You Can Buy NOW

Black Friday week is here and that means you can expect spectacular deals to appear at any time. However, unlike Friday's doorbusters, many of this week's early deals will release without fanfare. That's where we come in. We're shining a spotlight on the best Black Friday deals you can buy right now, so you can skip the lines and avoid the crowds.

Update: Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: $99 Budget Machine and $750 Powerhouse

Laptops are among the most sought-after and heavily-discounted devices on Black Friday. However, this year, laptop deals have been slow to surface, with few head-turning deals. But not all hope is lost. Below we've hand-selected the best Black Friday laptop deals we've seen.

Rumor Roundup: Next-Gen Moto 360? Dual Camera iPhone? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, Facebook, Microsoft Band, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Amazon Black Friday Ad Analysis: Undercutting the Competition Left and Right

Amazon's official Black Friday ad is out and in addition to starting its deals an entire week before the competition, the online retailer is also throwing some serious price-matching punches toward Black Friday veterans like Walmart and Target. Here are the deals we think you shouldn't miss.

What It Takes to Score a Doorbuster Deal

Navigating through stores on Black Friday can be a nightmare. But what if there's a Black Friday doorbuster you simply must have? As professional deal hunters, we're here to show you how to increase your chances of getting that super deal, and more importantly, how to decide if it's worth your time in the first place.

Black Friday is a Board Game?: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Black Friday

Ever wonder how many people shop on Black Friday? Or what website gets the most traffic? Or what's the plot of the Steely Dan song called "Black Friday?" No? Well, with the biggest shopping day of the year approaching fast, it's still worth it to review 13 facts that you didn't already know about Black Friday.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Ads: Cheapest Prices on Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6

From the S5 to the 5s, Black Friday is an excellent time to upgrade your mobile. While most of these deals will require a 2-year contract renewal, they're the best advertised Black Friday smartphone deals you'll find.

Update: Walmart's Pre-Black Friday Sale Includes a Super Hot TV Doorbuster

We now know what will be included in Walmart's "Pre-Black Friday Event" in the store will match the prices of various items found in competitor ads. As it turns out, there are some pretty awesome doorbusters available.

Best Black Friday Electronics Ads: Discounted Wearables and Cheapest Dyson Ever

Don't have the money to splurge on a new TV? You can still save the holidays with these equally-desirable Black Friday gadgets from Amazon, Fitbit, and Keurig.

Best Black Friday Freebies: Early Shoppers Can Score Free Gift Cards, Accessories, Toys, and More

No matter your budget, you can take part in this year's Black Friday madness by bagging a freebie at one of many of our favorite stores. To make sure you're prepared in time, we've rounded up the very best of these Black Friday freebies on offer including gift cards, camping items, and toys.

Nobody Wants to Tweet About Cyber Monday

When it comes to the numerous shopping days that arise at the end of November — Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and their more-forced ilk (like Mobile Monday) — word of mouth is a powerful promotional tool to get shoppers excited to spend. And, in theory, save. But which of these shopping events gets people chattering the most? The answer makes sense, but might seem contradictory to what we know about these events.

Update: Best Black Friday TV Ads: Record-Breaking TV Deals From $79, 50" for $199

Retailers are stepping up their TV discounts and demolishing our most optimistic Black Friday TV predictions. So what can you expect in terms of pricing? We've rounded up the best Black Friday TV deals we've seen to date, with prices starting as low as $79.

18 Hilariously Lame 'Doorbusters' From Black Fridays Past

Acid-washed jeans, mullets, flared collars, Miley Cyrus, Black Friday deals. These are all things that we once thought were so great, back in the day, but now appear pretty silly. Join us, won't you, as we take a look back at several Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They are delightful in their quaint awfulness!

Best Black Friday Home Ads: Finally, an Affordable Dyson Vacuum

If you can get past the pages and pages of TV and tablet ads, you'll see that retailers are cooking up some seriously great home deals this year. We've scoured the Black Friday ads from top to bottom to bring you the appliances, gadgets, and kitchenware deals that are set to save you the most money. Read on for our favorite Black Friday home ads.

The #1 Reason People Shop In-Store on Black Friday Isn't What You'd Expect

We have always wondered why — with the mounting evidence that proves that most Black Friday deals appear online — people continue to shop in-store rather than chill at home once the shopping holiday rolls around. Our recent poll, however, seems to explain it.

California Shoppers Line Up Outside Best Buy 22 Days Before Black Friday

Shoppers will do anything for a good Black Friday deal, but two California diehards are taking things to the extreme by setting up camp outside a Best Buy retail store 22 days before Black Friday. Are they taking it too far?

Walmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: The Cheapest 65" TV Yet, and a $199 Dyson

With the arrival of the Walmart Black Friday ad, we can all finalize our shopping game plans. So what brawl-inducing deals can we expect from the big W this year? As usual, Walmart will have some of the cheapest TVs around, as well as an Xbox One bundle for people who don't like Assassin's Creed. We also found some surprisingly sweet home deals.

Best Buy Black Friday Ad Analysis: A $200 Panasonic 50" TV?! We Can't Even

This is not a drill! The release of Best Buy's Black Friday ad signals the entrance of a major player in the shopping season, and this electronics giant is not fooling around. The massive 47-page ad boasts some truly impressive price drops on name-brand HDTVs, MacBooks, and Beats headphones, but there are notable stumbles, too. Read on for our full analysis.

Kmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tablet Deals Worth Waking Up For

Kmart isn't playing around with Black Friday this year. Boasting the earliest Thanksgiving opening time at 6 am, Sears' sister store is intent on holding a 42-hour Black Friday shopathon. But will the deals be worth ditching your turkey dinner to stand in line? We examined the leaked Kmart Black Friday ad to find out.

Sam's Club Black Friday Ad Analysis: Price Cuts on the iPhone 6 & Galaxy S5

It's name may conjure up images of economy-size paper towels, but this membership-only wholesaler is stepping up its game this Black Friday with a handful of electronics sales we think are worth checking out, including the best iPhone 6 sale we've seen to date.

Staples Black Friday Ad Analysis: Surprisingly Awesome Deals

Bigger isn't always better, at least not according to Staples. The retailer's Black Friday ad preview consists of only six items, but of those six specials, one has the potential to make deal history while the others are solid deals in their own right.

Costco Black Friday Ad Analysis: Discounts on Tablets, Gift Cards, and More

Of all the Black Fridays ads we've seen to date, Costco's is the trickiest; rather than list final prices, the wholesale retailer chose to list dollar-off discounts on select products. However, we've hand-picked a few deals we think will be the winners of this bunch.

Deals That Make You Go Hmmm...: The Most Unusual Black Friday Deals

TVs, laptops, toys — you'll see loads of these items discounted on Black Friday. But who expects to see a discount on prosthetic cat ears? How about a free bag of real reindeer poop? We've scoured the DealNews archives to bring you the most unusual Black Friday deals.

Dell Black Friday Ad Analysis: Console Deals Beat TVs and Laptops

Dell's official Black Friday ad is here, making it the first consumer electronics circular we've seen this season. Though in the past the retailer has wowed us with its aggressive TV deals, this time around it's Dell's gaming console deals that have us feeling weak in the knees.

Everything You Need to Get an Amazing Black Friday Phone Deal

Subsidized phones, even flagship models from Samsung and Apple, will be dipping to $1 and lower this Black Friday. We'll be updating this page with all the latest news, ads, buying guides, and any other information you'll need to get the best phone deal on Black Friday; so be sure to bookmark it and check back regularly.