hhgregg Black Friday Ad: Apple iPad Air $299, Beats by Dre Solo 2 $150, discounted HDTVs

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Update (11/20 1:45pm) We are now seeing an updated Black Friday ad from hhgregg.

hhgregg, the popular electronics and home store, has released its full Black Friday ad exactly two weeks ahead of the big day. They’ve packed nearly 250 items into a 20 page ad package that is full of a variety of items, from iPads and gaming consoles, to HDTVs, refrigerators and more. They will offer doorbusters on Thanksgiving Day from 4pm to midnight, and will re-open on Black Friday, check here for your nearest location. We’ll continue to add the latest Black Friday news leading up to the big day.

We have done the research and picked out our favorite deals from hhgregg:

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SanDisk launches Made-for-iPhone ‘iXpand’ USB flash drive w/ integrated Lightning connector

ixpand-flash-drive-right-top-angle-open-hrSanDisk is today launching a new Made-for-iPhone/iPad product called iXpand that integrates a Lightning connector into a traditional USB Flash Drive device. Like similar products that have recently started hitting the market, the iXpand makes it easier to transfer content between iOS devices and computers with standard USB ports by including Apple’s proprietary Lightning connector in addition to a traditional USB plug.

Head below for more details:

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Staples Black Friday Ad: save 20% on iPad Air & Retina mini, printers, streaming devices, more

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iPads. Streaming devices. Gift cards. Staples is a mixed bag this year for Black Friday, and we are here to sort out the best deals from its recently leaked ad. Doors will open on Thanksgiving Day at 6pm until 10pm, and on Black Friday starting at 6am. Below you’ll find some of the better holiday deals that will be available:

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DIYers! Belkin WeMo ‘Maker’ brings smartphone remote and IFTTT functionality to nearly any device, save 20%

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At this point, we are all familiar with the Belkin WeMo line of products. They’ve been empowering consumers with home automation products for some time now, from light switches to its newly released coffee maker.

While the WeMo line performs a number of simple tasks, it has not necessarily provided the level of open source capabilities that some consumers long for. Today, Belkin has taken a step in that direction with its new WeMo Maker.

This new product empowers DIYers to create their own custom WeMo setup, the possibilities truly seem endless.

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Satechi’s sleek F3 smart monitor stand creates a clutter-free environment at work or at home

Satechi’s Sleek F3 Smart Monitor Stand Clears Clutter and Optimizes ProductivityToday Satechi introduced the F3 Smart Monitor Stand. It has four conveniently located USB 3.0 ports as well as headphone/microphone ports to create a clean and productive workspace. The monitor stand works with just about any desktop or laptop computer and to anyone who is looking for a clutter-free environment at work or at home. It can hold up to 22lbs. and is not recommended for 27″ iMacs.

The F3 is available now at the introductory price of $44.99 at Satechi and Amazon.

Satechi’s Sleek F3 Smart Monitor Stand

The Satechi comes with the Satechi F3 Smart Monitor Stand, two audio cables (one for microphone, one for headphones), USB 3.0 cable, two aluminum legs and rubber pads to protect a users’ device while preventing sliding.

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JBL Horizon combines Bluetooth audio streaming with gentle ambient light to create the “perfect clock radio”

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The new JBL Horizon clock combines many of the basic features found in Bluetooth speaker options with an ambient light to help you “wake up gently.” Harman and JBL have brought their audio expertise together with a simpler version of what we have seen with the popular Philips Wake-Up Lights to create the “the perfect clock radio.”

Along with full wireless streaming and USB device charging, head below to find out more about what the new Horizon has to offer:

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Bluetooth speakers: Logitech UE BOOM $130, Jawbone Mini Jambox $69, JBL Micro $29, more

 

Logitech UE BOOM Portable Bluetooth SpeakerA4C has the Logitech UE BOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker in Black (Bulk Packaging) for a low $129.95 shipped. That’s $70 off the regular price and $66 less than Amazon. You can also find it in new condition on Daily Steals at the same price and in Blue or Red.

The UE Boom lets you pair up to 8 Bluetooth-enabled source devices at the same time and you get 15 hours of music on a single charge.  It provides deep, rich bass with 360° sound and an LED light clearly indicates when the speaker is charging or pairing with Bluetooth.  It also allows for easy pairing via NFC for NFC-enabled devices.

Here’s a list of other great speakers we found today:

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Black Friday Ad Roundup: Costco, Macy’s, CVS, Big Lots, more

Update (11/13 5:30pm): The Dick’s Sporting Goods Black Friday ad has now leaked.

Update (11/13 9:00am): Radio Shack and Sierra Trading Post‘s Black Friday ads are now available as well.

Update (11/12 12:21pm): Macy’s Black Friday/Thanksgiving and Costco’s online only 11/27-12/1 ads are now available.

Update (11/12 11:45am): We’ve added the Black Friday ad from Fred Meyer’s which just leaked.

The countdown to Black Friday is on, with just over two weeks left we are seeing more each day. This morning we have already seen flyers from Big Lots, as well as CVS, Shopko and True Value. Customers will find a variety of deals from these retailers, ranging from HDTVs and digital cameras at Costco to furniture and other home goods at Big Lots. Additionally, CVS, Shopko and True Value will each offer their own deals in a variety of categories such as home goods, christmas decorations and more.

Below you’ll find our favorite deals from each of the aforementioned retailers.

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HDTVs: Samsung 55″ 4K Smart UHDTV: $1,398 (Reg. $1,998), Samsung 51″ Plasma 1080p HDTV $550 (Reg. $600)

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Update (11/12 1:00pm): Amazon has the Samsung 60-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Smart LED TV (model UN60H7150) for $1,297.99 shipped (orig. $2,200). The lowest price we’ve ever seen and better than Sears’ Black Friday pricing.

We found the Samsung (UN55HU6950) 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 60Hz Smart LED TV for a low $1397.99 shipped from Amazon. That’s $600 off the list price and the lowest we’ve seen.

This Ultra HDTV has a refresh rate of 60Hz (Native); 240 Clear Motion Rate (Effective) and it has voice control & motion control (camera accessory sold separately). It also has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Component In, 1 Composite AV In inputs and it comes with a Smart Touch remote control.

Samsung - 51%22 Class (50-3:4%22 Diag.) - Plasma - 1080p - 600Hz - HDTVWe also found the Samsung 51″ Plasma 1080p 600Hz HDTV for a low $549.99 shipped from Best Buy. That’s $50 off the regular price, $100 less than Amazon, and the best price we could find.

The 600Hz refresh rate is best for general viewing, video games, action movies, and sports. It has 2 high-speed HDMI ports that deliver a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.Yamaha YAS-93 Sound Bar with Dual Built-in SubwoofersYou may also want to check out the bonus deal of the day over at Amazon. It’s the Yamaha (YAS-93) Sound Bar with Dual Built-in Subwoofers and it’s half-off today only ($124.95).

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Walmart’s Black Friday ad revealed: iPad mini w/ $30 GC $199, Xbox One/PS4 deals, $4 Blu-rays, much more

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It is definitely November. Three days in a row we’ve shared different blockbuster Black Friday ads: Monday was Target, yesterday was Best Buy, and now we have Walmart.

Walmart’s holiday deals often standout from a pricing and spectacle perspective. As seen in the lead image for this article, Walmart is planning three separate sales events for Black Friday 2014: November 28th 6am (event 3), November 27th 8pm (event 2), November 27th 6pm (event 1). Each event will ring in new deals that will last one to two days or until supplies are exhausted. See banner above for specifics.

Once again, Walmart stores will offer a 1-hour guarantee on select products, which means Walmart is promising that you’ll get your deal of choice by Christmas as long as your purchase is processed between 6-7pm on Thursday.

Enough with logistics, it’s time to explore the best Walmart Black Friday deals for 2014: Read more

Is the new Quirky Norm really the “death of the thermostat”?

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Each week it seems like we welcome a new competitor, or product to the home automation market. It is becoming more difficult to stand out in a very crowded segment of the electronics world. Today, Quirky the crowd-sourced home automation company, announced its latest products to help make your home a little bit smarter. Focusing squarely on the thermostat while dabbling in a few other areas, Quirky is looking to change the way our home temperature is regulated.

The interesting part is how its going to have a better feel for your tempature across the entire house.

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IK Multimedia’s iRig HD-A is the “first digital guitar interface for Android”

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IK Multimedia has been providing musicians with software and recording gear for years now, with a number of affordable products available for Mac, iOS and PC. Its mobile interfaces and midi instruments allow iOS users to track and record musical ideas on the go, and today it is finally announcing its first step into the Android space…

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