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Black Friday TVs 2015: 60" Sets Will Offer the Best Bang for Your Buck

Of all the tech devices that go on sale during Black Friday, few items see as many discounts as televisions. This year, big-screen TVs will drop to affordably cheap prices, while smaller 32" TVs will hit bargain bin levels for deals.

Apple Black Friday 2015: iPads Will Be the Big Doorbuster, First Deal on the Apple Watch

While some Apple fans may think the only way to purchase iDevices is at full price, the truth is that the majority of Apple products will see various discounts, especially on Black Friday. But before you spend a dime at the Apple Store, check out our Black Friday predictions to find out how you can get Apple items at a fraction of the cost this year.

Busted! These Are the 14 Biggest Myths About Black Friday

Every year, savvy shoppers find deep discounts online and in stores on Black Friday. But are all the deals great? Do you have to shop online to find them? Read on for our list of the 14 biggest myths about Black Friday.

What is Black Friday All About? When, Why, and How to Shop!

As the holiday season gets closer, you may start hearing the term "Black Friday" more and more. But what is it all about? Here are all the answers to your questions about shopping's biggest day, from history to significance, to how to make it work for you.

Staples Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving This Year

While most retailers scramble to open as early as possible on Thanksgiving Day, Staples has announced it will close its door for the holiday. Is this the start of a new trend?

The First Black Friday Ad of 2015 is Here!

It's a good thing we just posted our Black Friday predictions, because the very first Black Friday ad is here! To kick off the holiday season, reading retailer Half Price Books released its 2015 Gift Guide — and the first page includes a brief mention of the store's Black Friday promotion.

13 Things You Probably Pay Too Much For

Even deal-hunting pros like us are guilty of sometimes missing opportunities to save. From batteries in bulk to discounted gift cards, these deals are almost always available.

Black Friday Beauty 2015: Amazon Will Offer Big Discounts on Drugstore Brands

Did you know that we see a big surge in beauty and grooming deals around Black Friday? Even if you like to wait until the last minute to do your holiday shopping, there's really no better time to stock up on these popular gifts.

Black Friday Shoes 2015: Even Luxury Brands Will Go on Sale!

We tracked all kinds of shoe sales all the way back to 2011, and we're ready to take the mystery out of your Black Friday shopping with our 2015 predictions.

Black Friday Media Streaming Devices 2015: Big Discounts on Roku & Fire TV

Media streamers have gone from luxury items to near-necessities. Expect to see modest deals on the latest Apple TV this Black Friday, while the Roku and Amazon Fire TV will have bigger discounts.

Black Friday Clothing 2015: Tons of Stores Will Offer Their Best Sales of the Year

Few product categories are as consistently discounted on Black Friday as clothing. Stores tend to offer eerily similar sales and coupons every year, which gives us a lot of extremely reliable data when it comes to making predictions. Read on to see how 2015 is shaping up.

Black Friday Home Goods 2015: Appliances & Kitchen Deals Will Shine

It's time to look at Black Friday's most hotly anticipated category of consumer products: light bulbs! Okay, so purchases for the home might not be the sexiest things to buy during this monster shopping season. But you could potentially save hundreds on some big ticket items, including vacuums, washing machines, power tools, and kitchen appliances.

Black Friday Predictions 2015: Inside Info on the Most Likely Doorbusters!

Many items will be at their lowest price of the year during Black Friday, and it's not just electronics! But are these sales actually worth waiting for? If you want to know what the best Black Friday doorbusters will be this year, here's your early sneak peek!

Black Friday Laptop Deals 2015: You Won't Believe How Cheap Prices Will Get

As we approach Black Friday 2015, you may be wondering: How much can I expect to pay for a laptop this November? Fortunately, there will be price points for every budget. Bargain bin models will drop to eye-popping prices of $99 to $149, but even beefier mainstream systems will be unbelievably cheap this year.

Black Friday Smartphones 2015: 7 Ways Deals Will Be Completely Different This Year

With wireless carriers making the move to no-contract plans, what we know and can predict about smartphone pricing during this Black Friday season is in flux. The smartphone landscape hasn't just changed — we're on a whole new planet! Here's how this might affect deals this Black Friday.

Black Friday Toys 2015: Star Wars Toys Are Far, Far Away!

TVs and fancy electronics get most of the attention as Black Friday doorbusters, but toys are big news, too, because everyone's stocking up on holiday gifts. You and your kids can have a very merry holiday, if you know where to find the best toy deals during the Black Friday season and beyond.

The Best Black Friday Ads: Our Final, Master List of Every Deal You'll Want This Week

Black Friday Week has come at last! The ads are in, and we're ready to present our definitive guide to the best Black Friday deals. Here you'll find all of our ad analyses in one convenient place, from TVs priced as low as $79 to a $5 tablet that's breaking all the rules. Read on to see all our final picks in TVs, laptops, tablets, electronics, and home goods.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Black Friday is held up as the ultimate shopping day, but Thanksgiving actually offers more awesome deals; and Cyber Monday adds its own fair share of savings to the mix. However, if you're looking for a specific type of product, it's hard to know whether Thanksgiving, Black Friday, or Cyber Monday will give you the best chance to score that bargain — until you check out our handy guide.

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.

In Case You Missed It: Recent DealNews Features

There's so much news to cover as we approach Black Friday and the holiday season, you might have overlooked some important information to guide your purchases. Here are some recent features you might have missed:

Black Friday 2014 Store Hours: Everyone's Opening on Thanksgiving

Over the years, Black Friday deals have creeped earlier and earlier into the week, and so far this year, a record number of stores will start their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day. With many stores opening a full day early and remaining open right through to midnight on Friday, it's important for brick-and-mortar Black Friday shoppers to be well aware of store hours. We've listed opening times for each of the major retailers to help you plan your day accordingly.

Thanksgiving Will Top Black Friday for the Best Deals

One of the biggest myths about Black Friday is that the best deals will be on Friday itself. But if Black Friday is no longer the starting point, when should shoppers be looking? Find out why you might want to start shopping early this year.

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.

Best Black Friday Xbox One Ads: Don't Buy Yours Without a Bundled Gift Card

The last time Black Friday rolled around, the Xbox One was a distinctly bad buy. But that's not the case these days! With significantly patched software and a robust library of games, gamers can finally feel good about adding an Xbox One to the cart. Read on to discover the best Xbox One Black Friday ads out there.

Best Black Friday Tablet Ads: Target Schools Competition in Epic iPad Deals

Despite a slump in sales, retailers are hoping to make tablets the darling of Black Friday sales. With prices that start at $5, this year's tablet deals look promising and in some instances have already busted our tablet predictions. So whether you're an Android fan or deeply embedded in the iOS ecosystem, we've gathered the best Black Friday tablet deals to date.

The 9 Types of Internet Commenters You'll See Hating on Black Friday

Here in the DealNews ivory tower, it's easy to forget that not everyone loves Black Friday deals the way we do. Because we love and value the opinions of our fellow netizens, we're sharing our favorite quotes from this web fight. Can the Internet convince you to sit out Black Friday for good?

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.