Countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday • November 22, 2013
With Mario Armstrong, Technology and Digital Lifestyle Commentator
The countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday is on and it marks the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season.
Emmy Award winner and Technology and Digital Lifestyle Commentator, Mario Armstrong helps you prepare for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush with this list of some of the best deals on the hottest gifts.
t’s easy to enjoy LG’s LN5700 with Smart TV. Enjoy instant access to the best of the Internet direct to your TV. Built-in Wi-Fi® lets you connect to your existing network so you can stream and share your movies, videos, music and pictures from compatible devices direct to your TV. And, with Full HD 1080p, LED, TruMotion 120Hz and Picture Wizard II, you’re sure to enjoy the stunningly clear picture quality.
Black Friday Pricing: Around $1,000
ust in time for the holidays, consumers can purchase Android smartphones and corresponding plans from TracFone that include data for as low as $7 a month. Consumers can get these affordable smartphone options without compromising coverage with TracFone’s unbeatable nationwide coverage on America’s largest and most dependable networks.
indle Fire HDX is the perfect gift for the entire family and features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video, and the revolutionary new Mayday button.
Kids and parents alike are going to love Kindle FreeTime – it gives mom and dad the tools they need to manage their kids screen time, and gives kids the chance to pick what they want to watch, read and play from parent-approved content. Parents can even set specific time limits for each content type – for example they can let their kids play games and watch movies for 30 minutes a day, but read as much as they want. This is an essential tool for parents.
The Kindle Fire family offers access to over 27 million movies, TV shows, music, magazines, apps, books, games and more.
Kindle Fire HD — $139
For the 2013 Holiday Season, the Amazon Appstore has partnered with top developers to deliver some of the most aggressive promotions of the year. Throughout the holiday season, the Amazon Appstore will have hundreds of titles that are either free, as part of the Amazon Free App of the Day program, or available between 50% – 90% off. The deals will include popular titles like Super Why!, Where’s My Mickey, Monopoly, Angry Birds Star Wars II, NBA2K14, Wheel of Fortune and OfficeSuite Pro, among others. Starting on Black Friday and running through Cyber Monday, the Amazon Appstore will feature discounts on OfficeSuite Pro from $14.99 to $.99 and Wheel of Fortune from $2.99 to $.99 including a holiday update that is only available to Android customers via the Amazon Appstore for a limited time.
Customers can find out more at Amazon.com.
The Sims 3 Starter Pack
The Sims 3 Starter Pack has everything you need to set you on your journey to creating unique Sims with personalities and controlling their lives. The Sims 3 lets you customize everything from your Sims’ appearances to their homes. Fulfill their life destiny and make their wishes come true—or not! This great bundle also contains The Sims 3 Late Night Expansion Pack to give your Sims an all-access pass to the hottest spots in town, and The Sims 3 High-End Loft Stuff to transform your Sims’ homes into sleek, modern lofts. With all this amazing content in one pack, you’re ready to dive into the deepest, most satisfying and fun simulation experience ever!
The Sims 3 Into the Future Expansion Pack
In The Sims 3 Into the Future Expansion Pack*, Sims go where they never been before…to the future and back! Fire up the Time Portal and send your Sims to their most exciting destination yet: a whole new world that exists hundreds of years in the future! While they are there, your Sims can build their Advanced Technology Skill cruise around a wind carver or jetpack, travel via monorail or tube elevator, or try out attractive futuristic hairstyles and clothing. Create and customize Plumbots with Create A Bot, add them to the household, and program them with a wide variety of trait chips that will alter their behaviors! Jump between present and future worlds at will, and experiment with how your Sims’ actions in the present can have surprising effects on their own legacy, their descendants, and even the way of life for future Sims!
The Sims 3 Starter Pack $29.99
Special Pricing Nov. 28-Dec. 2 – $15.00 (50% off)
The Sims 3 Into the Future Expansion Pack $39.99
Special Pricing for Nov. 28 and Dec. 2 – $21.00 (30% off)
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onefish Grill, specializing in market-fresh fish, wood-grilled specialties and of course their famous Bang Bang Shrimp, has a Holiday Gift Card offer for everyone on your list. For every $100 Bonefish Grill gift card you purchase, you get a $20 gift card free. It’s a great gift for the food-lover on your list and also the perfect teacher, boss or babysitter gift or stocking stuffer.
Visit your local Bonefish Grill to purchase gift cards for everyone on your list this year. Or, from now until the end of the year, you can take advantage of this special offer online and create your own unique gift card for no additional charge.
otelTonight is the world’s
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