Best Black Friday Deals + Tips of the Week

Want a New iPhone or Mac for Christmas?

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    Target will be offering a $250 Target gift card to anyone who purchases a standard iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus at Target through AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint (with activation). 

    Walmart will be offering a $300 Walmart gift card to anyone who purchases an iPhone 7 or above on AT&T or Verizon.

    MacBook and iMac

    Best Buy will be offering both the MacBook Air and iMacs for $200 off Nov 23-25. This appears to be the best deal you'll find. It's also rumored the that some MacBook Pros will be up to $250 off at Best Buy on Black Friday as well, so make sure to check their website on Friday.

    iPad Pro

    Target will be offering the iPad Pro 10.5-inch (Wi-Fi) for a savings of up to $120.

    Best Buy will be offering the same iPad Pro 10.5-inch for a savings of up to $150. 

    Definitely check both sites to see who has the better deal.

    There are many other deals to see, including some on Apple Watches, but those are the best I've seen. Find the full list here.


    Google Calendar Gets a Facelift

    Free Display Repair

    Does your MacBook Pro display look like this? Good news! Apple is taking care of it for free. The free repair program was about to expire, but they have extended it. So if you’ve been frustrated with that nasty looking display, go get it fixed! Make sure to do a backup before you go just in case.

    My New Favorite Video Camera

    Duplicate Files Fix

    Looking for an app to remove duplicates from your Mac? I’ve been doing a ton of research recently for cleaning up your photos and came across Gemini 2. These are the same people who made CleanMyMac 3 I wrote about last week and they do a great job finding duplicates. Of course no app is perfect in this regard, but Gemini will save you a TON of time. Give it a try here!

    Lemon Consulting Black Friday Special

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    I am so excited for the Black Friday special that I’m working up for you guys and I think you’re going to love it too. Keep an eye on your inbox this Friday for a killer deal that’ll only be available on Friday.

    AirPods: Worth It?

    You’ve probably seen them around, or maybe even seen me wearing them on a call or on a   on-site appointment. It’s the one thing I’m asked about constantly. And you know what? I love them! Everyone I’ve talked to who owns them feels the same way. If the wired version fits your ears well, these will be even better since there are no wires trying to rip them out. If you or someone you love is using headphones or is on call all the time, I’d suggest picking up a pair now before the holiday season kicks off!

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    Apple Pay Magic

    Afraid of your credit card information being stolen from online shopping? Apple Pay is the most secure way to pay online, or in person for that matter. If you see the option for paying with Apple Pay on a site, click it! If you have it setup, you will get an alert on your phone to pick which credit card you want to use, then it will authenticate with Face ID or Touch ID! Seriously, you’ve got to try this. It’s faster than typing in your information, and much more secure. Want to read more about the security of Apple Pay? Click here.

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