Cyber Monday 2016: Comcast’s Xfinity to offer free WiFi at hot spots

Comcast’s Xfinity internet service will be offering free WiFi access at its public hotspots on Cyber Monday — even for those shoppers who aren’t customers.

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  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

“Many bargain-hunters will be away from their homes, as they travel to and from work, running errands around town or visiting family and friends,” the company said. “So, we’re going to open up access to Xfinity WiFi public hotspots to everyone free of charge – non-Xfinity Internet customers included – from 6:00 AM EST on Monday, November 28 to 6:00 AM EST on Tuesday, November 29.”

There are nearly 2 million of these Xfinity WiFi hotspots in Florida, the company said.

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To log in to Xfinity WiFi, simply click on the “xfinitywifi” network ID from the list of available networks on your device.

 

 

Black Friday 2016: This year’s top 25 deals

Planning to hit the stores for the Thanksgiving/Black Friday shopping weekend? The bargain hunters at BestBlackFriday.com have put together a list of this year’s Top 25 deals.

Last minute Christmas shoppers walk through the Mall at Wellington Green Saturday afternoon, Dec 21, 2013 in Wellington. (Bill Ingram/Palm Beach Post)
Last minute Christmas shoppers walk through the Mall at Wellington Green Saturday afternoon, Dec 21, 2013 in Wellington. (Bill Ingram/Palm Beach Post)

Many of the bargains will be available on Thanksgiving, but shoppers may have to wait until Black Friday to purchase some of the items, according to the website.

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Here’s the list:

  1. Toshiba 49″ 4K LED HDTV w/ Built-in Chromecast for $199.99 (save $250) (Best Buy)
  1. Xbox One S 500 GB Battlefield 1 Bundle + Gears of War 4 + Extra Controller for $249.99 (save $170) (Dell)
  1. Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge + $250 Gift Card + Samsung Gear VR Headset + $50 Oculus Content Pack with activation of the phone (Target)
  1. Any iPhone 7 Device Includes a $250 Gift Card with installment billing agreement (Best Buy)
  1. Microsoft 12.3″ Surface Pro 4 with Signature Type Cover for $599.99 (save $400) (Best Buy)
  1. Apple Watch Series 1 for $198 (save $71.99) (Target)
  1. DJI Drone Phantom Standard 3 for $369 (save $130) (Walmart)
  1. Philips 55″ Class Smart 4K UHDTV for $298 (Walmart)
  1. Xbox One S 1 TB Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle + Xbox Wireless Controller for $299.99 (save $114.99) (Best Buy)
  1. PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Bundle + The Last of Us: Remastered and Ratchet & Clank Games for $249.99 (save $50+) (Best Buy)
  1. Sony PlayStation 4 Slim (PS4) Uncharted 4 Bundle + $75 Kohl’s Cash for $249.99 (save $50) (Kohl’s)
  1. iPad Pro 9.7 starting at $449 (save $150.99) (Target)
  1. All iPad Air 2 Models for $125 Off (Best Buy)
  1. Amazon Echo for $139.99 (save $40) (Amazon)
  1. Hatchimals for $48.88 (save $11.11) (Walmart)
  1. Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Laptop for $99.99 (save $100) (Dell)
  1. Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband + $30 Kohl’s Cash for $129.99 (save $20) (Kohl’s)
  1. Haier 49-in. 4K Ultra HD TV + $75 Kohl’s Cash for $249.99 (save $100) (Kohl’s)
  1. VIZIO 60″ Class 1080p HDTV for $398 (Walmart)
  1. Kitchenaid 5-qt Stand Mixer with Bowl Lift + $50 in Points for $199.99 save ($100) (Sears)
  1. Apple Watch Series 2 38mm + $105 in Kohl’s Cash for $369 (no direct discount) (Kohl’s)
  1. Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera Bundle + $135 Kohl’s Cash for $449.99 (save $300) (Kohl’s)
  1. KitchenAid Pro-600 6-qt. Stand Mixer + $75 in Kohl’s Cash for $279.99 (save $70) (Kohl’s)
  1. Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB Unlocked Cell Phone + Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charge Pad for $549.99 (save $120) (Best Buy)
  1. Kenmore 3.3-cu. ft. Washer and 6.5-cu. ft. Dryer + $50 in Points for $274.99 Each When Buying Both (Sears)

To view BestBlackFriday.com’s complete list click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Black Friday 2016: BrandsMart unveils holiday deals

BrandsMart USA has unveiled its Thanksgiving Day doorbuster deals, saying it has secured quantities in the “hundreds” – not single digits – of its best items.

The South Florida-based electronics and appliance retailer, which has a store in West Palm Beach, will open its doors at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving.  BrandsMart will keep its doors open until 2 a.m. 08042013 tax free 3

After a brief closure, BrandsMart will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday. Doors close at 10 p.m. on Black Friday.

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“We’ve been anticipating this holiday weekend for months and have secured ‘limited quantities’ in the hundreds, not single digits,” said Randy Johnson, Chief Merchandising Officer.

Sale highlights include:

TELEVISIONS:

·         LG 55” 4KUHD TVs only $498.88

·         LG 65” 4KUHD TVs only $798.88

·         Samsung 65” Curved TVs only $1,100

·         75” 4KUHD starting under $2,000

·         $2,000 OFF Samsung 85”

·         Up to $2,000 OFF LG OLED TVs

TABLETS/PHONES/COMPUTERS:

·         Tivax 7” MiTraveler Quad-Core CPU Tablet $14.88 after mail-in rebate

·         Sky Devices 4” Touch-Screen Unlocked Smartphone in 3 colors $19.88 after mail-in rebate

·         HP Intel Core I-3 15.6” Notebook only $299.99

 

 

 

 

APPLIANCES:

·         Wine coolers starting at $74.88

·         Power Pair including range / microwave hood starting at $399.76

·         4-Piece Kitchen Packages including refrigerator, range, dishwasher & hood starting at $999 – more than 350 from which to choose

CAMERAS

·         Activeon LCD Action Camera Kit including extra battery, remote & charging kit at $49.88

·         Canon Rebel T6 Kit including 18-55mm & 75-300mm lenses plus a 64GB Pro SD Card at $449.88

FURNITURE:

·         Outdoor furniture sets starting at $49.88

·         Queen mattresses starting at $99.88

·         Recliners starting at $129.88

·         Sofas starting at $199.88

FOR THE HOME:

·         Vine Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat with Touchpad LED Screen only $49.88

·         Uniden 4-Camera Video Security System only $149.88

GIFTS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST:

·         Bluetooth Streaming Neckband Headphones only $5.00

·         Vivitar Facial Cleaning Brush $6.88

·         Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Coffee Maker $9.88

·         Cuisinart 12-Piece Color Cutlery Set $12.88

·         Lighted Bluetooth Streaming DJ Speaker only $39.88

 

Target unveils “10 Days off Deals” Black Friday event

Target on Thursday announced its “10 Days of Deals” sale, which kicks off this weekend and offers Black Friday-like savings on toys, electronics, beauty and other items.

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The sale begins Saturday with 30 percent off toy items.

The deal hunters at the Black Friday website BfAds.net said the discounts are very similar to last year’s 10 Days of Deals sale.

“If you’re shopping in-store you can also stack any of these deals with manufacturer coupons, and possibly Target’s cartwheel app to save even more,” officials with the BfAds.net said. “Remember that sometimes you will find better than Black Friday deals during this sale.”

Here are the complete sale details from Target’s press release:

  • Saturday, Nov. 19: 30 percent off toys. This season, Target is introducing nearly 1,800 new or mass exclusives – an increase of more than 15 percent compared to last holiday season – including popular toys such as Star Wars, Trolls and Our Generation dolls.
  • Sunday, Nov. 20: 10 percent off electronics and entertainment. Guests will find popular products like iPads and iPods, and, new for this year’s promotion, iPhones and Beats.
  • Monday, Nov. 21: 20 percent off kitchen purchases, including Calphalon, Cuisinart, Keurig, KitchenAid, Ninja, OXO and Threshold.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 22: 25 percent off beauty. Target’s assortment of more than 15,000 products offers guests the perfect opportunity to stock up and save on brands such as Boots, Burt’s Bees, Chi, Dove, e.l.f., Harry Josh and NYX.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 23: Buy one, get one free frozen pizza. Target is bringing back its best pizza deal of the year, offering guests a break from the kitchen leading up to the meal prep on Thanksgiving.
  • Thursday, Nov. 24: Doorbuster deals, featuring Target’s lowest prices ever on some of the hottest gifts and must-have products such as a 50″ Hisense 4K UHD TV, $249.99 (special purchase), Fitbit Charge HR, $89.95 (Reg. $129.95) and Powerbeats 2 Wireless Earphones, $89.99 (Reg. $199.99).
  • Friday, Nov. 25: 30 percent off apparel, accessories and shoes for the family. With the changing of seasons comes a chance to update your look, from head to toe. Target has nearly 3,000 new items for the entire family from popular brands including Cat & Jack and Who What Wear. (Sale in apparel and accessories valid Thursday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 26.)
  • Saturday, Nov. 26: Save $50 when you spend $100 in the Wondershop. New this year, Target has created Wondershop, a destination in stores and online featuring more than 2,000 new festive products for the season.
  • Sunday, Nov. 27 and Monday, Nov. 28: A surprise deal! Next week, Target will be announcing an unprecedented savings opportunity in stores and on Target.com.

 

This local mall is giving away FREE photos with Santa

Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach will be giving away FREE photos with Santa this holiday season, the retail center announced on Wednesday. 072514 Christmas in July 2

Beginning on Black Friday, the Outlets will give each family two free professional Santa photos along with a digital download of a single image. The retail center notes: one giveaway per family, per Christmas season. Some restrictions may apply.

The giveaway, the first of its kind for the outdoor shopping hub, continues through Christmas Eve.

Additional photos and Christmas merchandise will be available for purchase.

“This is a first for us and we are thrilled to give this extraordinary holiday gift to all of our shoppers,” said Palm Beach Outlets Marketing Director Pam Rada. “We hope this personalized keepsake will add to their holiday spirit.”

 

 

 

Black Friday 2016: Macy’s ad released; see what to expect

Macy’s Black Friday sale ad has been released, and the deal experts at the shopping website BfAds.net have put together a list of the hottest doorbusters.

Caption:CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 14: A shopper carries a purchase from Macy's along the Magnificent Mile shopping district on August 14, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Macys reported lower than-expected second quarter sales today and cut their profit outlook for the year. Some analysts fear the disappointed news will reverberate throughout the retail sector because Macy's is looked at as a barometer of spending among middle- to upper-income shoppers. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Caption:CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 14: A shopper carries a purchase from Macy’s along the Magnificent Mile shopping district on August 14, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Macys reported lower than-expected second quarter sales today and cut their profit outlook for the year. Some analysts fear the disappointed news will reverberate throughout the retail sector because Macy’s is looked at as a barometer of spending among middle- to upper-income shoppers. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Macy’s will open its stores at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Stores will remain opened until 2 p.m. After a brief closure, Macy’s will reopen its doors at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

Highlights from the ad, according to BfAds.net, include:

Waffle Maker – Free After $10 Rebate
Small Kitchen Appliances (Assorted) – $7.99 After $12 Mail-in Rebate
Trolls Plush – $9.99
Women’s Handbags – $19.99
Michael Kors 3-pc. Rollerball Gift Set – $25.00
Urban Decay Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion – $8.00
Tarte Clay Eyeshadow Quad & Deluxe Mascara Set – $12.00
Silver-Plated Brass Gemstone Pendants – $24.99
Martha Stewart Collection – 70% Off
Calvin Klein Classic-Fit Print, Calvin Klein Steel Mens Extra-Slim Fit, Michael Kors Classic Fit, or Tommy Hilfiger Classic-Fit Mens Dress Shirts – 50% Off
Mens Tees (Assorted) – B1G2 Free
Holiday Lane (Assorted) – 60% Off
Pyrex 22-pc. Food Storage Container Set – $17.99 After $10 Mail-In Rebate
Tag Springfield III 5-pc. Luggage Set (Red or Navy) – $49.99
Charter Club Cozy Plush Throw (Assorted Styles) – $9.99

 

Black Friday 2016: Here are GameStop’s best deals

GameStop will kick off its Black Friday sale in stores at 5 a.m., and the deal hunters at the shopping website BfAds.net have put together a list of the store’s hottest deals this year.

GameStop is one of several retailers keeping their doors closed this Thanksgiving.

Swen-Chi Chu and Usama Youseaf at a Gamestop on Black Friday in New York, Nov. 27, 2015. Recent market research shows that physical game sales declined in November, and GameStop, a leading retailer, reported disappointing earnings that made its stock tumble. (Dolly Faibyshev/The New York Times)
Swen-Chi Chu and Usama Youseaf at a Gamestop on Black Friday in New York, Nov. 27, 2015. Recent market research shows that physical game sales declined in November, and GameStop, a leading retailer, reported disappointing earnings that made its stock tumble. (Dolly Faibyshev/The New York Times)

According to BfAds.net, the first 100 guests in each store on Black Friday will receive a Yo-Kai Watch Series 1 Blind Bag for free with any purchase and access to $1.99 T-shirts.

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Those who purchase the Uncharted 4 500GB PlayStation 4 Bundle for $249.99 will also get their choice of a free The Last of Us: Remastered or Ratchet & Clank, the website said. The Gears of War 4 Xbox One S 500GB will be available for $249.99, according to BfAds.net.

BfAds.net said other highlights include:

• Minecraft Xbox One S 500GB Bundle $249.99
• Xbox One S Gears of War 4 1TB Console Bundle $299.99
• Alienware Steam Machine i7 w/ 8GB RAM 1TB HDD $374.99 (was $749.99)
• Alienware Steam Machine i3 w/ 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD $224.99 (was $449.99)
• HTC Vive Virtual Reality System $799.99
• Nintendo 3DS Super Mario Black Edition $99.99 (or White)
• Pre-Owned Xbox One 500GB Console $219.99
• Pre-Owned PlayStation 4 500GB System $224.99
• Xbox 360 Slim 320GB (Pre-Owned) $99.99
• Nintendo Wii (Pre-Owned) $39.99
• Xbox 360 Original Model Bundle (Pre-Owned) $49.99
• A40 TR Mixamp Pro TR Headset $199.99 (was $249.99)
• Advanced Xbox One Gamers 8-pc. Accessory Kit $39.99
• Turtle Beach Stealth 420X+ Wireless Gaming Headset $199.99 (was $149.99)
• Funko Mystery Box $20.00 (includes 1 of 5 Pop! Vinyls, there are a few Golden POP! VINYL versions)
• PlayStation DualShock 4 Gold Wireless Controller $64.99
• Call of Duty MQ-27 Stunt Drone $49.99 (was $69.99)
• Pokemon 20th Anniversary Plush Set (Assorted Characters) $29.99
• FNAF Funtime Foxy 16-in. Plush $19.99
• MAFIA III $39.99
• Battlefield 1 $39.99
• Titanfall II $39.99
• Fifa 17 $39.99
• NHL 17 $39.99
• Madden 17 $39.99
• Gears of War 4 $34.99
• Far Cry Primal $34.99
• Advanced Xbox One Gamers 8-pc. Accessory Kit $39.99

 

Black Friday 2016: How to get early access to Toys”R”Us doorbusters

If you are planning to shop at Toys”R”Us this Thanksgiving, you may be able to skip the lines and get early access online to the items that you want to buy.

Ashley Frost, of Lake Worth, wearing a shirt saying,"I've trampled people for less," looking for 'Door Buster' Christmas deals at Toys "R" Us on Thanksgiving Day in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, November 22, 2012. (Gary Coronado/The Palm Beach Post)
Ashley Frost, of Lake Worth, wearing a shirt saying,”I’ve trampled people for less,” looking for ‘Door Buster’ Christmas deals at Toys “R” Us on Thanksgiving Day in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, November 22, 2012. (Gary Coronado/The Palm Beach Post)

The deal experts at the Black Friday website BfAds.net say Toys”R”Us shoppers will be able to buy more than 100 of the retailer’s doorbuster deals online long before they sit down for Thanksgiving dinner.

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“All you need to do is sign up for the free Toys “R”Us Rewards program,” officials with the website said. “Then, starting on November 20th, you’ll get early access to over 100 of their hottest Thanksgiving Weekend deals.”

If you don’t want to shop early or your item isn’t part of the early-access sale, the folks at BfAds.net say you’ll be able to shop the Toys”R”Us Black Friday sale online starting at 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to website, highlights from this year’s Toys”R”Us ad include:

• Fisher-Price Code-A-Pillar – $29.99
• Playskool Sesame Street Play All Day Elmo – $19.99
• VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate RC Speedway – $29.99
• Barbie Pop-Up Camper – $53.99
• FurReal Friends Get Up & GoGo My Walkin’ Pup – $14.99
• Select DVDs & Blu-rays – BOGO for $1.00
• Select Video Games – $20.00 Off
• Toys R Us Animal Alley 42-in. Stuffed Brown Bear w/ Bow – $19.99

Black Friday 2016: Hhgregg releases doorbuster deals

Electronics and appliance chain Hhgregg has released its Black Friday doorbuster deals, which include discounts on HDTVs, laptops and washers and dryers. hhgreggstore1

Although Hhgregg will be closed on Thanksgiving, many of the deals will be available on the company’s website. Stores open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.

RELATED: Black Friday 2016: Walmart Thanksgiving ad released; check out the deals

Here is a list of Hhgregg’s top deals this year:

Top Black Friday TV Doorbusters

40” 1080p LED HDTV for $129.99

55” 4K Ultra High Definition TV for $299.99

58” Samsung 1080p LED Smart HDTV for $429.99

65” LG 4K HDR Ultra HD webOS 3.0 Smart TV with FREE Blu-ray player for $799.99

Top Black Friday Electronics Doorbusters

Amazon Fire 8GB Tablet for $33.33

Beats Tour 2 In-Ear Headphones with mic for $49.99 ($80 savings)

Fitbit Activity & Sleep Tracker Wristband for $59.99

HP Laptop with Intel Core i3 Processor for $279.99

Top Black Friday Appliance Doorbusters

Amana Washer and Dryer $549.99 for the pair

Your Choice for only $399.99 –  Whirlpool Top-Load Washing Machine, Whirlpool Electric Dryer, Maytag Top-Load Washing Machine, or Maytag Steam Electric Dryer

LG Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator for $999.99

Frigidaire Stainless Steel 4-piece Kitchen Package for $1499.99 (savings of $910)

Top Black Friday Home Products Doorbusters

50% off Recliners

Serta Perfect Sleeper Queen Mattress with Sertapedic Adjustable Base for only $999.99

26,500 BTU Gas Grill for $69.99

700-Watt Countertop Microwave Oven for $29.99 (50% off)

 

Black Friday 2016: Many stores to repeat deals from last year

If you are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, you may see some of the same deals you found last year.

A study by the website BestBlackFriday.com found that 96 percent of retailers (24 out of the 25 surveyed) will repeat at least one of the Black Friday deals they offered last year. Roughly 80 percent of stores this year will offer at least five of the deals they had in 2015, the study found.

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Of those stores with repeat deals, about half will be charging more this year.  The average price increase was nearly $12, the study found.

The survey looked at the biggest Black Friday retailers, including Walmart, Target and Best Buy.