Black Friday 2006: Circuit City Video
Shoppers around the nation set their alarms extra early to welcome Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season. At electronic superstores like Circuit City, $299 laptops were among the first big items to sell out. As CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi found out, people didn't seem to mind waiting in hour-long lines to buy fancy TVs if it meant cashing in on super savings.
CNET is there as doors open for deal-seeking shoppers; some cut short Thanksgiving to wait in line.
Get a look at the morning opening of the San Francisco Apple store and how the first person in line felt after not being able to promptly activate Apple's next-generation smartphones.
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Mark Licea and the CNET TV crew check out what's hot at the Best Buy and Circuit City stores in New York City.
CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi and Brian Tong hang out at the Palo Alto, Calif., Apple store to see what happened as the doors opened, the line surged, and customers got their hands on the phone.
Apple Computer's iPod Mini has sold out at retail stores across the United States, prompting weeks-long waiting lists for the digital music player. Correspondent James Hilliard visits the Apple Store in San Francisco, where some shoppers got lucky.
The Veloster's doors open up more interestingly than its power train.
With the iPhone line wrapped around the block at the downtown San Francisco Apple store, CNET.com's Tom Merritt got to ask eager buyers just how much they expect to love the device.
Circuit City closes 155 stores, AT&T offers free Wi-Fi to iPhone owners, and Mac users can now use Netflix's Watch Instantly feature.