Yes, there is more to life than Black Friday-related deals.
1. iPad Air 2 tablet for with 64GB, for $450 ($150 off) at Staples (ad here). Mentioned in NetworkWorld. Check with your local store in this case and others mentioned below. Staples says the $449 iPad offer won’t be at all stores. That’s not all. 16GB models are available for $374 (though I think you might not find that capacity to be adequate). “Order in store for fast and free delivery.”
2. 64GB Apple Minis for $400 and 128GB Minis for $500 at Best Buy ($100 off), as well as a $900 MacBook Pro with a 13.3-inch screen ($150 off) and an iPhone 6S/6S Plus deal with a $200 gift certificate for certain trade-ins. Thanksgiving and Black Friday, in the stores and on the Web, but talk to BB in advance to be sure. The Black Friday ad is here.
3. Other BestBuy deals mentioned in Time/Money online, including $100-$125 off iPad Air 2s and $15 off $50 Fire tablets—matching Amazon.
4. A $120 Toshiba Satellite 14” inch CL45 laptop with 32GB of solid state storage and Windows 10—yes, half price off—at Office Depot/Office Max (ad here). The doors open at 6 p.m. Thursday (perhaps on the Web, too), and there are no rain checks. Office Depot is now part of OfficeMax. Detailed specs for the laptop are here. You can buy a similar model with 64GB right now for $190 from Amazon.
Related: These Retailers are the worst offenders pushing Thanksgiving Day store hours, commentary in Money. Also see BGR’s Black Friday Day Roundup and information on Walmart bargains.