Apple Store Offering Gift Cards on Black Friday In Lieu of Discounts

Apple Store Black Friday deals

Apple put their yearly Black Friday deals online earlier today, opting to offer customers gift cards instead of the traditional discounted prices. The lack of discounts from Apple makes some of the deals from stores like Best Buy, Target, Walmart and others offering discounts plus gift cards a much better deal. Since most of the better deals involve gift cards, where you typically spend money is where you'll find the best value. If you don't shop at Walmart with any regularity, there is little value in having a gift card. That in mind, Target and Walmart offer such a wide array of products, that it's hard not to find a way to put a gift card to good use. Apple has traditionally offered limited discounts. Purchasing an item today from Apple … [Read more...]

Target Offering $100 Gift Card With iPad Air Purchase on Black Friday

Target iPad Air Black Friday deal

We're still weeks away from Black Friday, but that has not stopped some retailers from providing previews of their upcoming sales. Target, fresh off their stupendous iPad trade-in offer, will offer customers a $100 Gift Card when you buy any full-size iPad. This offer includes both the iPad Air and iPad 2. If stock is available of the iPad mini with retina, that might be eligible, but we've yet to see clarification on either availability or whether Target will offer any incentive. Judging by Apple's sudden retina iPad mini launch today, it doesn't appear likely that retailers will have any significant levels of stock. This could also be the reasoning behind its absence from the circular. … [Read more...]