The best Black Friday deals on Apple products and accessories

/6s Plus: $50 off with 2-year plan or $0 down plus get a free $250 Target Gift Card for well-qualified guests with installment billing activation (be sure to read the fine print!)


Best Buy: You can find these prices in-store on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. and on Black Friday, Nov. 27 beginning at 8 a.m., and all day online on both days.


Target: Doors open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. If you shop on Friday and spend at least $75, you’ll get 20 percent off one of your Target trips between Dec. 4 and Dec. 13. If you shop on Saturday, you’ll get 50 percent off your Holiday Shop purchase of $100 or more with a coupon.


Take a look at our roundup of the best Black Friday deals on iOS products and accessories that have been leaked so far. Some of these prices are only good in the brick and mortar stores, so get your comfortable shoes on and get ready to brave the crowds for big savings.

The Best and Applications for Time Management

It doesn’t matter who you are or how you make money, you probably have difficulty with time management. Even the people who try to run their lives by a certain schedule can have a difficult time staying on task, showing up promptly and remembering their day-to-day goals. There are lots of reasons for this. The biggest reason for it is that, due to tablets and smart phones, we’ve got so many different distractions at our fingertips that are just begging for our attentions each day. In this article we are going to tell you how to use that iphone or iPad as a time management tool rather than as a time management wrecking ball.

Instapaper is well worth exploring. Instapaper is an application that you can use not just on your cell phone or tablet but on your computer as well. It’s a “read later” app which could save you tons of time. How frequently during the day do you encounter a useful article or website that you really would like to explore but don’t have the time to dedicate to it? How often have you thrown off your entire schedule by reading or looking at it anyway because you knew you wouldn’t remember it later? Instapaper can be integrated with Twitter and a number of other apps and save all of the links you wish to explore for a later time. The hyperlinks are all saved to one central account. This means you can use any gadget (mobile phone, tablet, and laptop) to catch up on your reading when you have the time.

Wunderlist is an excellent application. It is your usual to-do list app but it hasn’t been dragged down by all kinds of graphics or complicated interfaces. Every day you can sit down to this software and then enter all of the things that you want to do throughout the day. It does not cost anything to use. You could sync it to several devices and it is really easy to use. All you have to do is train yourself to check this software as often as you check your email and you are going to see just how straightforward it is to stay on task.

Evernote is very useful. It is a centralized location in which you can sort out your random thoughts, your photos, your downloads, your emails, and so on. It syncs between devices (including your computer) and is easy to use with other apps, like Wunderlist. Unfortunately, this program is not cost-free–which is its only true negative quality. You may pay a monthly subscription fee of five dollars or purchase a year of service for forty five dollars.

Concerning calendar software, Agenda is the greatest. There are numerous reasons this is true but the primary reason it is true is that it may be synced both to iCalendar (the calendar iPhones and Macs use) and Google Calendar. This makes the management of your calendar simpler, especially for people with PCs and iPhones as they just have to type in their information into a single, centralized location and it can be accessed on a number of other devices. In addition, it’s really attractive.

You will find all types of time management tools you can download. We believe these are the best but if you do a bit of homework you are going to find several others.

Edwin Basko

The Apple Mac Specialist and author