So what are the real deals this Black Friday? Check out these top picks from CNET.
So are any of the TVs listed in those crazy Black Friday ads any good? Glad you asked.
The company jumps on the very large bandwagon to offer discounts on some products starting at midnight Friday.
HP and Intel are hooking up for a low-cost Android tablet. Other deals are in the works too.
Latest Tech Deals
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Mar 9, 2014
Canon EOS 70D DSLR w/ Speedlite 320EX Flash for $1,099 + free shipping
Adorama offers the Canon EOS 70D 20.2-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Body (pictured), model no. 8469B016, bundled with the Canon Speedlite 320EX Flash, model no. 320EX, for a final checkout price of $1,099 with free shipping. That's $215 under the lowest total price we could find for these items sold separately elsewhere. The camera body features a 3" LCD, 1080p video recording, 7fps continuous shooting, optical image stabilization, SDXC card slot, HDMI, and USB. The 320EX, a hot shoe flash for Canon EOS cameras, features an AF assist beam, LED light, and wireless slave options.
Note that no lens is included in this kit.
Griffin Technology Universal Remote for Android for $10 + $5 s&h
As one of its daily deals, CowBoom offers the Griffin Technology Beacon Universal Remote for Android Devices, model no. GC30004, for $9.99 plus $5 for shipping. That's $15 under our mention from last summer and best price we've seen for this remote. (It's a current price low by $33.) This Bluetooth remote connects a compatible Android device using OS 2.3.3 or later with your home entertainment system. It requires four AA batteries, included. Deal ends today.
Sony 70" 120Hz 1080p 3D WiFi HDTV for $1,500 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the Sony 70" 120Hz 1080p 3D WiFi HD Television, model no. KDL70R550A, for $1,499.99 with free shipping. That's $299 under our mention from two days ago and the lowest total price we could find by $499. Features include a 1920x1080 (1080p) native resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, edge-lit LED backlight, BRAVIA Internet Video, wireless connectivity, Ethernet port, two USB ports, and four HDMI inputs.
Kyocera Hydro Waterproof Prepaid Android Phone for $10 at Target stores
Target retail stores offer the Kyocera Hydro Waterproof 3G Android Smartphone for Boost Mobile in Black, model no. C5170, for $9.99. (Click on the weekly ad and turn to page 3; this deal is not available online.) That's tied with our December mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's also $35 under the best shipped price we could find today.) This phone is purported to be waterproof in three feet of water for up to 30 minutes and features a 3.5" HVGA IPS touchscreen, 1GHz dual-core processor, microSD card slot (2GB microSD card included), 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera, Bluetooth, GPS, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
Lenovo Miix 2 8" 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet for $200 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the Lenovo Miix 2 8" 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet, model no. 59393605, for $199.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our expired mention from five days ago as the best price we've seen for this tablet. (It's a current price low by $89.) This 0.8-lb. tablet features an Intel Atom Z3740 1.33GHz quad-core processor, 8" 1280x800 multi-touch LCD, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2-cell battery, microSD card slot, and Windows 8.1 32-bit.
Refurb Nikon Coolpix AW110 16MP GPS Camera Bundle for $108 + $8 s&h
Adorama offers the factory-refurbished Nikon Coolpix AW110 16-Megapixel Waterproof Digital Camera in Orange bundled with a Kingston 8GB Class 10 SDHC Memory Card, model no. SD10V/8GB, Lowepro Dublin 20 Camera Pouch, Adorama Cleaning Kit, and Adorama Slinger Memory Card Wallet for $108.10 plus around $8 for shipping. That's $43 under our Black Friday mention of this refurbished camera alone and $106 less than the best price we could find for a new camera without the extras elsewhere. Features include 5x optical zoom, 1080p video recording, WiFi, GPS, and HDMI. A 90-day Nikon warranty applies.
SEGA Mega Drive Collections 1 - 5 for Windows for $2 each
Green Man Gaming cuts up to 75% off a selection of SEGA Mega Drive Collection downloads, leaving each at $1.87. That's the lowest price we could find for any Mega Drive Collection by $5. Each collection includes several classic Sega titles such as Golden Axe, Ecco the Dolphin, Ristar, and Streets of Rage. The deals:
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 1 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 2 for Windows (pictured) for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 3 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 4 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 5 for Windows for $1.87
Kensington KeyCover Hard Shell Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad for $15 + $6 s&h
MacMall offers the Kensington KeyCover Hard Shell Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad, model no. K39785US, for $14.99 plus around $6 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. It's compatible with 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-generation iPads and features an adjustable stand and auto sleep.
Jet Set Radio for PC for $1
Green Man Gaming offers downloads of Jet Set Radio for Windows for $1.24. That's tied with our October mention and the lowest price we could find by $4. This is a port of the classic Dreamcast game.
Note that this game requires Steam to play.
Dash Squeeze Juicer for $100 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the Dash Squeeze Juicer, model no. JB250SS, for $99.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $65. This 250-watt juice extractor purports to produces more than 30% more juice than traditional juicers.