Black Friday Tech Deals: Great for Business Buyers Too

It's always one of the best days to shop for new gadgets at a discount. But although most people think of Black Friday as a consumer shopping day, many of the deals are good for business buyers as well, either for use at work, or as holiday gifts for employees, customers, and associates.

If you don't already know what Black Friday is, it's the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S., when retailers and manufacturers mark down many items and offer huge incentives to get the holiday shopping season off to a quick start. The day is called Black Friday because it marks the point that many retailers finally enter the black -- meaning become profitable for the year. Black Friday sales normally result in massive lines at retail locations, although countless deals are now also being offered online -- making it easier than ever for business buyers to take advantage of the savings.

PCs and Tablets

Many businesses have started to rely on tablets (or convertible laptops) for their employees and one of the more popular work devices is the iPad. Although the full-size iPad may be the best option for workplaces, the mini works nearly as well and is available for $299 with a $100 gift card at Walmart. Don't worry though if you are not a fan of the smaller tablets, the iPad Air will be available at Target for $479 ($20 off) and it will come with a $100 gift card.

Of course, there are tons of deals available for Android tablets as well. The HP 7-inch will be coming out this week exclusively at Walmart and will be available for just $89. There are quite a few tablets with more power that may be better suited for business, but if you are simply using it as a companion device, $89...

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