Target offering 15 percent off all Apple products...and more

Target offering 15 percent off all Apple products...and more

Planning to buy some Apple gear during the next week? Don't blow all of your hard-earned money at another store on Black Friday -- instead, wait until Sunday (November 27) and Cyber Monday (November 28) and head to either your local Target store or Target.com. The retailer has announced a special 15 percent discount on all Apple products during those two days, including the iPhone and Apple Watch.  

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Macphun's Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Are Live!

Macphun's Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Are Live!

Although I get Ukraine-based developers Macphun and Readdle confused on occasion, I am totally impressed with the company's apps. Macphun has flipped the switch on its holiday savings, and you can now get fantastic deals on  Luminar -- the amazing new photo enhancement app for Mac -- and Aurora HDR 2017.  

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78% of mobile shopping over the holiday period was done on iOS devices

78% of mobile shopping over the holiday period was done on iOS devices

E-commerce revenue was up 16.2% on Cyber Monday 2015 compared to Cyber Monday 2014, making it the biggest day in US online shopping history. And the The vast majority (78%) of mobile shopping over the full holiday weekend (Thanksgiving day – Cyber Monday) was done on Apple iOS devices.

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Cyber Monday: iPhone, iPad shoppers generated 79 percent of mobile revenue

Cyber Monday: iPhone, iPad shoppers generated 79 percent of mobile revenue

Many customers waited out the record-smashing weekend to jump online for Cyber Monday deals -- with more people than ever reaching for their smartphones and tablets. Apple's mobile devices dominated total mobile revenue with 79 percent from iPhones and iPads, while Android phones and tablets accounted for 21 percent, according to Branding Brand, which launches and optimizes web, app, and in-store shopping experiences for 200 major brand. 

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iOS shopping/lifestyle apps downloads doubled from pre-Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

iOS shopping/lifestyle apps downloads doubled from pre-Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

A new mobile shopping report from Crittercism — a mobile app intelligence platform provider with customers like Macy's, eBay, Etsy and Groupon— found that iOS shopping and lifestyle app loads doubled (from 4 million to 8 million) this year from the day before Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday.

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IBM: Apple Watch, Beats by Dre top Cyber Monday shopping lists

IBM: Apple Watch, Beats by Dre top Cyber Monday shopping lists

IBM predicts Cyber Monday online sales will grow by more than 18 percent compared to 2014. Driven by a surge in mobile shopping, consumers indicate that Samsung, Sony and LG TVs as well as Apple Watch and Beats by Dre are at the top of their shopping lists, according to the IBM Watson Trend App.

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