Tag Archive: Thanksgiving


Target sold one iPad per second on Thanksgiving

We’ve written about how the overwhelming majority of Thanksgiving mobile shopping was done using iOS devices, but Apple devices themselves were (perhaps unsurprisingly) highly in demand during last week’s big U.S. holiday. According to one report, Target managed especially impressive sales of both iPads and Apple Watches during Thanksgiving — with Apple’s debut wearable device proving very […]

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78% of Thanksgiving mobile shopping took place on iOS devices

Early Thanksgiving online sale reports suggest that Apple devices were once again the platform of choice for people doing their holiday shopping. How dominant were Apple devices in this category? Well, according to analytics firm Custora E-Commerce Pulse, iOS devices accounted for a massive 78.3 percent of all mobile e-commerce orders in the U.S., compared […]

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The absolute best deals: Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

Black Friday is held up as the ultimate shopping day, but Thanksgiving actually offers more awesome deals. Of course, there are great sales to be found throughout the Black Friday season, with Cyber Monday deals adding their fair share of savings to the mix. However, if you’re looking for a specific type of product, it’s […]

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25% of Thanksgiving shoppers relied on iOS devices to bag a bargain

The availability of cheap smartphones and tablets might mean that Android has a larger market share than iOS, but iOS users certainly spend more. Analyzing sales trends from Thanksgiving, IBM notes that iPhones and iPads were responsible for far more…

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Amazon Reveals Record Kindle Sales Over Thanksgiving For Third Year Running

Amazon has today revealed that its family of Kindles brought record sales between Black Friday and Cyber Monday for the third year running. But as usual, the retail giant won’t tell us exactly how many devices it has sold. In…

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No Turkeys Here: The Best Games On Sale for Thanksgiving [Roundup]

It’s a day for giving thanks, here in the US, and a ton of iOS developers have decided to thank us all by putting their fantastic games on sale for the iOS platform. We’ve slogged through the sales out there…

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Apple Stores Not Opening On Thanksgiving After All

It was just last week that Cult of Mac was bemoaning the kind of consumer society we live in where we’re so desperate for the latest iPhone that Apple Stores have to be opened on Thanksgiving. The specific branches said…

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Many Apple U.S. Retail Stores Will Be Open Thanksgiving Day [Report]

The holiday shopping season will be starting a little earlier this year for Apple, as sources are now claiming that Apple will keep several of its U.S. Apple Stores open on Thanksgiving Day. As reported by ifo Apple Store, Cupertino…

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The Ultimate Mac Fan Thanksgiving Recipe: A True “Apple” Pie

Thanksgiving Apple Mac Mini Pie

Alright Apple fans, if you’re running late on the Thanksgiving cooking and haven’t made an Apple pie yet, you should probably toss whatever idea you had out the window and take the extra time to make this super geeky and cool Apple logo apple pie.

The Mac Mini Apple pie is basically your standard delicious apple pie baked in a rounded square tray that just happens to be  [Read More…]

Turkey Day Bodes Well For Instagram: Record 10 Million Photos Shared During Thanksgiving

You probably saw a bazillion of these birds in your Instagram feed yesterday.

There’s something about good food that inspires people to whip out their iPhones, snap a pic, apply a retro filter, and share it with the world on Instagram. Turkey Day was a massive successful for the Facebook-owned social network. Today Instagram revealed that a record-setting 10 million photos were shared yesterday, with an upwards of 200+ uploads per second.  [Read More…]