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Black Friday iPhone 6, iPad Air deals spill forth from Walmart

Bob Brown | Nov. 13, 2014
Walmart staggers Black Friday 2014 over several days, bundles gift cards with iPhone 6, iPad Air.

A leak of Walmart's Sam's Club $99 iPhone 6 deal got the Black Friday electronics sales frenzy off to a flying start last week, and there has been a steady stream of revelations this week from Target, Best Buy and others.

Apple discounts have been notable in the early going. Apple typically keeps a pretty tight rein on retailers' promotions, but they often find a way around these restrictions by bundling phones with gift cards and other goodies. 

Apple itself, not known for marking down its products frequently, has gotten into the habit of offering Black Friday price breaks itself. It usually can be counted on to knock about $100 off Macs and $50 off iPads (it's less clear what it might offer in the way of iPhone savings). Word is that Apple Stores might open a little earlier than usual for Black Friday 2014.

We'll be rounding up some of the more eye-catching Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for this season (here's a sampling of last year's deals).

 

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