Skipping the Black Friday crowds doesn't mean you have to miss out on the best deals. Cyber Monday is just as good for scoring great deals ahead of the holidays, and lots of hot tech products can be had for low prices online--all from the comfort of your couch.
Cyber Monday deals are just starting to be announced. But we're tracking them here, so check back for updates as we find them.
Amazon is offering Black Friday discounts on some of its own branded tech devices, from Nov.
The Amazon Fire Phone is available unlocked with no contract for $199. This deal is on now and will last through Cyber Monday, Dec. 1.
Amazon Fire HD 7 for $109 (a $30 discount). This deal starts on Black Friday and will last through Cyber Monday.
For those who can't wait, Amazon has a "Countdown to Cyber Monday" going on now, so you can score some deals online leading up to the big day. It runs the gamet of jewelry, home and beauty products. But we spotted some tech gadgets, including a water-resistant Bluetooth speaker and a Withings smart scale, so keep an eye on that page for some possible tech deals there.
Amazon has announced its "eight days of Cyber Monday" promotion, featuring lots of deals beginning Saturday, November 29. A raft of new deals go live on Saturday, with promotions on thousands of gadgets, including Sony TVs, the Nest Learning Thermostat, the Acer Chromebook and even a 3D printer. The deals will continue to go live until next Friday.
We've picked out some of the best-looking deals in our article here.
Google (see Google's promotions for Nov. 28 to Dec. 1)
LG G Watch: $99 (a $130 discount) plus $50 credit for content at Google Play.
Chromecast: $25 (a $10 discount).
Nest Learning Thermostat: $199 (a $50 discount) on Nest's site.
Dropcam: $120 (a $30 discount) on Nests's site.
You can also get $50 credit for content at Google Play when you buy Nexus 9 tablet, Sony Smartwatch 3, Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch R or Asus ZenWatch.
$149 Asus X205 laptop (save $100), online only.
$39.99 Nobis 7-inch 8GB tablet (save $20)
$99 Dell 24-inch monitor (save $100)
Staples will also give up to $250 off select desktops and laptops.
Walmart (see Walmart's Cyber Monday page here)
Samsung 55-inch 4K Ultra HD TV for $998 (a $500 savings).
Sanyo 58-inch 1080p LED HDTV for $499 (a $300 savings).
Sony PlayStation 4 Lego Batman and Little Big Planet 3 bundle with your choice of an extra game and controller for $449 (a $189 savings).
Channel Master: Get a Channel Master antenna DVR for $175 (regular price $249). Note: This deal is valid on Black Friday from 6-11 a.m. PT and again on Cyber Monday from 6-11 a.m. PT.
HTC: Get a Re Camera for only $99 (50 percent off) Order a RE online or purchase it through Verizon, AT&T, Best Buy and T-Mobile's websites, or through The Underground on T-Mobile. Offer also available in-store at Verizon, AT&T and Best Buy. While supplies last. You don't even have to wait till Cyber Monday to take advantage of this one. This promotion begins on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. PT and ends on Cyber Monday at 9 p.m. PT, or when inventory runs out.
Microsoft: Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Xbox One will be available at many big retailers for $329 (a $70 discount), bundled with either Assassin's Creed Unity or Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. On Cyber Monday, that deal will be available online via Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Microsoft Retail Stores, Target, Toys R Us and Walmart.
Motorola: The unlocked, second-generation Moto X will be $140 off. Buy it with a Verizon contract and you'll get it for a penny. The sale runs from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT on Monday. Here's a link with details.
PowerSkin: The PoP'n battery pack for charging iPhones or Android phones will be available for one cent at the PowerSkin website, plus shipping. Use the "penny" code at checkout. These chargers typically cost $50-$60.
Roku: The streaming hardware pioneer is starting its Cyber Monday deals early, with bargains available now on its entry-level streaming video devices. And it's sweetening the deal with two months of Rdio Unlimited, gratis. More details can be found here. While supplies last, natch.