Amazon Does a Full Week of Black Friday Deals

Episode 1139 (02:25)

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It used to just be the day after Thanksgiving, but now Black Friday has expanded. It's not only happening *on* Thanksgiving, but Amazon is having Black Friday sales all week! Leo says that while people are fighting over the marked down deals, a good price on a TV often isn't a great deal. They're usually limited in quantity and often not the best models.

Music Deals, an App for Windows 8, is giving away 50 really good albums for free, with box sets for just $2. You download the 320kbps songs through the app and then you can use them anywhere.

Xbox One is now down to $329 with games, and there still doesn't seem to be anyone buying it. Leo says that it's a great console and at a great deal, though.

One thing Apple is doing is Product (RED)‎®‎, which is Bono's charity to fight aids in Africa. Proceeds from 25 of the top selling apps in the App Store were donated to Product (RED)‎®‎, and all of the app icons in the store were colored red to reflect that. Apple doesn't do discounts for Black Friday, though, but they do offer gift cards with purchases. For a $99 Apple TV, you'll get a $25 gift card. Buy a MacBook Pro and get a $100 gift card. Leo advises buying from a third party to get an iPad. You may get a better deal, but no one will really cut the price because Apple controls that. One thing Apple is doing is Product (RED)‎®‎, which is Bono's charity to fight aids in Africa. Proceeds from 25 of the top selling apps in the App Store were donated to Product (RED)‎®‎, and all of the app icons in the store were colored red to reflect that.

Google is selling the Chromecast for $25 with free shipping, which is a great stocking stuffer. The Nest thermostat is $50 off.