Yes! Yay! It’s that time of year again when the tech deals are piling up to get you into the stores just before the full-fledged holiday shopping! Already the listings are coming in.
♦ According to Tom’s Guide the term Black Friday dates back to the 1800s .
♦ For years, it was common for retailers to open their doors as early as 5 or 6 a.m. to kick off a lengthy day of extreme sales. Between 2005 and 2010, the opening time shifted earlier each year, until stores such as Target and Best Buy were opening their doors at midnight on Thanksgiving night. Source: What Is Black Friday? – History, Statistics and Deals – Tom’s Guide
There were so many great deal offers that it was hard for me to pick out the best, so here is what I came up with.
♦ Business Insider says there are deals you can purchase right now before Black Friday from Best Buy. Computers, Tablets, Headphones. Click this link for details: http://www.businessinsider.com
FYI: Best Buy will open its doors at 5:00 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving.
♦ For Smartphones, Tablets, Amazon Echo, Google Home Mini, you can view the best deals at the Fortune website.
Click this link http://fortune.com
♦ PC World has a slide show of 11 great deals. If you’re interested in an Acer Chromebook 14, SurfacePro 4, Amazon Echo Dot click this link: https://www.pcworld.com
♦ PCWorld also advises that people check back at their website the week beginning November 19 for the best bargins after Black Friday.
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Before I get started with the APPS I found for Thanksgiving, I thought you might want to check out some history about the Thanksgiving holiday. Please take a moment to click on the link after the excerpt, as you share this holiday with your family.
Gathering of Nations Pow Wow
♦ Let us today be forever Thankful that the Native Americans that befriended the Pilgrims lived by their own beliefs and teachings of helping those in need. For without their aid, what would have become of the Pilgrims at Plymouth? via Native Americans and Thanksgiving.
They say there’s an APP for everything! Well, check out the links below to some Thanksgiving APPs I thought you might like to know about.
♦ Best Thanksgiving Cooking Apps for iPhone and Android
It’s almost Thanksgiving, that time of year when cooking is almost mandatory—even for the most ardent restaurant patron. While some stick to traditional family recipes, others experiment with new dishes. Not unlike novels and newspapers, old-fashioned cookbooks seem to have been replaced by smart phones and tablets. So we’ve put together a list of the best cooking apps for every skill level, from the kitchen neophyte to the aspiring gourmand.via Best Thanksgiving Cooking Apps for iPhone and Android – The Daily Beast.
♦ Hot off the Cyberpress!
Top 9 Thanksgiving Apps for iPhone, by Amy Burke via Top 9 Thanksgiving Apps for iPhone.
♦ Apps to help organize Thanksgiving, Sharon Machlis,via Apps to help organize Thanksgiving – Computerworld Blogs.
I hope this is helpful! See you at then next post and on Twitter.
Happy Thanksgiving! 🙂