Ever wonder how Cyber Monday got started? Turns out it dates back to 2005 when retail experts first noticed a spike in online purchases on the Monday following Thanksgiving. They attributed it to people returning to work and shopping online from there, where Internet connections were faster. One press release later and “Cyber Monday” was officially born.
We’ve scoured the Cyber Monday deals on Amazon and found five items that would make great gifts – all being offered at deep discounts on Nov. 30, 2020. Sales are subject to availability, so don’t wait until the last minute to click the “buy” button.
Here are five great Amazon Cyber Monday deals to get you in the holiday spirit.
An 82-inch ultra-high-def TV? Forget about flying cars and shuttles to the moon – the future is here. It has an easy-to-use, on-screen universal guide to finding content and a “OneRemote” to control all compatible devices. It’s 62 percent off on Cyber Monday.
You don’t game unless you have the right equipment. This laptop has the latest generation processor, enhanced graphics, a thin-bezel display and – of course – a webcam so you can taunt your competition. It’s 21 percent off on Cyber Monday.
This phone looks as good as it performs. It’s 5G compatible, features an all-day battery and has a massive amount of storage (128 GB). Capture high-res images from 100 feet away thanks to a 30x zoom. And it’s 25 percent off on Cyber Monday.
Backpacks have come a long way – today’s best models feature USB charging ports, headphone jacks and room for the largest laptops. This XL backpack is also water-resistant, tear-resistant and built for adventures indoors and outdoors. It’s 49 percent off on Cyber Monday.
This speaker from JBL does much more than play music from your connected devices. Plug in a microphone or guitar and start your own concert. The speaker comes with a panel lighting effect to pump up the volume. It’s 30 percent off on Cyber Monday.