MacRumors provides annual coverage of Black Friday deals on Apple products, including iPads. In 2014, the site compiled summary information on sales from both brick and mortar and online retailers including Apple, MacMall, Sam's Club, Target and Best Buy as well as B&H Photo, Wal-Mart and Staples.
MacRumors also provides shopping tips, including information on what types of deals may be limited quantity doorbusters and sales tax differences between online orders and in-person purchases. The company provides recommendations for finding deals on specific products through third party resources and also maintains a Black Friday timeline with links to previously reported information.
Other websites that provide Black Friday coverage of Apple sales and promotions include ZDNet, which compiled discounts for each type of iPad in 2014 along with information on product differences. DealNews also provides Apple product buying guides, including information specific to Black Friday. In 2014, it offered recommendations on where to shop along with predictions and historical information for comparative purposes. Similar coverage is available from MacLife and NerdWallet,
Previous promotions reported by MacRumors have included a $50 gift card with all iPad purchases direct from Apple as well as discounts of as much as $100 on previous generation iPads bought at Sam's Club and $140 store credits from Target with the most recent generation of iPads.