Overall, Apple's wireless AirPods have received positive reviews from publications and customers alike. The only complaint is the $160 price tag. This pricing hasn't changed since they were first launched in December 2016. With rumors of a refreshed AirPods model on the horizon, there are now opportunities to get discounts on AirPods.
Anyone curious about Apple's upcoming 2017 Black Friday deals can look to the Eastern Hemisphere. It's already Friday in New Zealand and Australia, and Apple revealed its promotions on the Apple Store around midnight. Shoppers in the U.S. and Canada, as well as other countries can expect similar incentives to hit locally around the same time.
The high-speed space flier Hyperburner has gone free on the App Store. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners can save a cool $2.99 and enjoy the 4.5-star rated game for iOS. Hyperburner takes players through increasingly dangerous courses with a sci-fi twist.
Apple now offers a variety of refurbished Apple Watch models at the Apple Store online. These special deals include discounts of 14 to 15 percent, with Series 1 prices starting at $229. Those looking for an Apple Watch Series 2 can get the stainless steel 42mm model for $509, for a savings of $90. As with some other Apple refurbished products, the inventory is limited when it comes to available colors, cases and band selection.
Apple fans may have been disappointed last year, since the company did not run its annual Black Friday event. Now it appears Apple is poised to offer special 2016 holiday discounts on its products for one day only. With the tag line "Friday can't come soon enough," Apple features an Apple Watch showing November 25 on its storefront.