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Apple Black Friday deals: AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad and more [Held over!]


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There are some great deals to be had on Apple gear and accessories during the 2023 Black Friday sales.
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Update: Black Friday might be over but the deals certainly are not. Many of the best deals on Apple products are still live and you can score some hefty discounts on them this shopping season. In fact, some of these deals disappeared for a while on Black Friday — like the iPad (9th gen) for just $229 (save $100) — then reappeared at some point!

For starters, don’t miss this killer deal on AirPods Pro 2 (with USB-C) for just $189 (save $60) — this is the best price we’ve seen on the best AirPods you can get. Plus, Apple Watch SE (2nd gen., 2022) is down to just $179 (save $70) — the SE is a great gift for someone this Xmas. Or, if you are shopping for yourself, the latest Apple Watch Series 9 is just $329 (save $70).

There are lots of great Apple deals to be had on Black Friday 2023 — just not from Apple itself. Apple is usually pretty stingy when it comes to Black Friday (Tim Cook loves his margins!). This year, you can get an Apple gift card worth up to $200 when you splash out on select products, but the latest and greatest — iPhone 15, M3 MacBook Pros, iMac, and the Apple Watch Ultra 2 — are not included.

However, there are great savings on Apple products from third-party retailers like Best Buy, B&H Photo, Target and Walmart. All these stores offer significant discounts on AirPods, Apple Watch, iPads, iPhones and more. Here are the best deals on Apple gear we’ve found.

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CleanMyMac X gets an irresistible 30% off for Black Friday


MacPaw CleanMyMac X update better monitors your Mac's health
CleanMyMac X is heavily discounted this Black Friday.
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CleanMyMax X is a must-have app for your Mac to keep it running in its best condition. The app has over 30 tools to help manage your Mac’s performance and disk space by removing unwanted junk and large files, uninstalling old apps, and more.

This Black Friday, you can get 30% off CleanMyMac X‘s yearly license, making it an instant buy!

Save more on excellent Apple accessories with this Black Friday code


MagEasy Black Friday sale
You can huge Black Friday savings on Apple accessories at MagEasy, especially if you use coupon code "cultofmac."
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SwitchEasy’s MagEasy brands makes tons of cool Apple accessories, and they’re up to 60% off for Black Friday. But you can take another 5% off is you use coupon code cultofmac at checkout!

That will make the deals you nab on cases, chargers and more for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods and MacBooks even sweeter. The promotion goes through November 28.

These Black Friday deals on Apple gear are still going strong [Updated]


Best Black Friday deals on MacBooks, AirPods, and iPads
These are the best Black Friday Apple deals you need to check out.
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Black Friday 2022 is now one for the record books, but you can still take advantage of hefty discounts on Apple products.

So, if you have been looking to buy a Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods or other Apple products for a while, take advantage of the best Black Friday deals on Apple gear right now. Just bear in mind that these deals can be slippery as an eel. If you see one you like, jump on it ASAP, because there’s no guarantee it will last.

Black Friday: Get up to 50% off iPad stands, Apple Watch bands and more


The Slope comes in two sizes. The big one is half price.
The Slope comes in two sizes. The big one is half price.
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“Black Friday” (November 25) and the days before and after it have become one of the best times of the whole year to get great deals on pretty much anything. And true to form, pretty much everything in the Cult of Mac Store is on sale.

Some of the latest deals are 25% off Nyloon Apple Watch bands and an amazing 50% off select Wiplabs accessories, like iPad stands.

The Black Friday sale in the Cult of Mac Store goes through end of the day Monday, November 28. See some highlights below.

Apple’s Black Friday Shopping Event is now live


Apple's Black Friday 2022 shopping event is live.
Save big on Apple hardware this Black Friday.
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Apple’s Black Friday deals are now live in the US and Canada. The company is bundling gift cards of up to $250 on the purchase of select products.

The four-day shopping event runs through Cyber Monday, i.e., November 28. You can place your order through Apple’s online or retail store to get the gift card.

Black Friday blowout: Get up to 85% off secure pCloud storage


Secure pCloud storage for 85% off? Sign us up.
Secure pCloud storage for 85% off? Sign us up.
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These days, the average person takes up a lot of digital space. In addition to hefty software programs, people practically burst their hard drives at their seams with scads of photos, videos and documents.

So cloud storage is increasingly critical, and right now you can get an amazing Black Friday deal on highly secure and easy-to-use pCloud storage — up to 85% off normal pricing. And both new and current customers can get the deal.

Apple plans to splash out gift cards during Black Friday shopping event


Apple is running a special shopping event for Black Friday.
Apple is running a special shopping event for Black Friday
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Apple will bundle gift cards of up to $250 with the purchase of certain products during its special shopping event for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

The deals on eligible Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and AirPods will stay live for four days, starting on Friday, November 25.

Give the gift of knowledge with these heavily discounted e-learning bundles


Learn something cool during Black Friday with these bundles.
For $23 or less, you can learn crucial skills that will last a lifetime.
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School may let out for the holidays, but that doesn’t mean the learning is done! You — and the people you love — can use that downtime to learn something as fun as it is useful. This Black Friday weekend, Cult of Mac’s e-learning sale offers mind-expanding educational bundles for every student, young or old.

Check out these deals on everything from game design to NFTs and cryptocurrencies! Some of these bundles retail for thousands of dollars. But you can get any of these e-learning bundles for less than $23 with code BFSAVE70 as our Black Friday Sale continues.

Next year’s iMac Pro sounds like a screamer! [The CultCast]


An iMac Pro with 2x the processing power of the M1 Max? Is Apple crazy?!?
An iMac Pro with 2x the processing power of the M1 Max? Is Apple crazy?!?
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This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: If you thought the M1 Max MacBook Pros were powerhouses, wait till you hear about the iMac Pro that might be coming down the pike. Apple reportedly wants to double up the world-beating chip to amp up the performance even more. Prepare to be amazed!

Also on The CultCast:

  • Black Friday deals on Apple gear and The Cult of Mac, 2nd Edition coffee table book.
  • AirPods are not for late-night snacking!
  • And new products we love in “Under Review.”

Listen to this week’s episode of The CultCast in the Podcasts app or your favorite podcast app. (Be sure to subscribe and leave us a review if you like it!) Or watch the video livestream, embedded below.