Apple early Friday morning kicked-off the 2007 holiday shopping season with its annual "Black Friday" sale, offering significant discounts on Macs, iPods and accessories.
As part of this year's sale, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company is offering up to a $101 discount on all MacBook and iMac models, $31 off its sixth-generation video iPods, and $11 off both its third-generation iPod nanos and updated second-generation iPod shuffles.
A handful of Mac accessory discounts include $21.00 off the Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station, $11.00 off the Apple wireless Mighty Mouse, and $11.00 off the Apple AirPort Express Base Station.
Apple has also knocked $31.95 the LaCie mini Hard Drive w/Hub 500GB and $5.95 off the Crucial Flash Drive GIZMO 2GB.
A few iPhone accessories have also been reduced for the one-day sale, including $21.00 off Apple Bluetooth Headset, $21.95 off the V-MODA VIBE Duo headset, and $11.95 off the Plantronics Discovery 665 BT headset.
In addition, there's a $5.95 discount on the Kensington Car Mount, $6.95 discount on the zCover iSAglove Silicon Case, $10.95 discount on the Incase Leather Fitted Sleeve and $11.95 discount on the Incase Leather and Nylon Folio.
iPod accessory discounts are far more abundant, including $15.95 off V-MODA Vibe earphones, $21.95 off Shure SE110 earphones, $31.95 off Shure SE210 earphones, $51.95 off Shure SE310 earphones and $71.95 off Shure SE420 earphones.
Over a half dozen iPod cases are part of the sale, including $5.95 off the Incase Neoprene Sleeve for iPod touch, iSkin Slims Three Pack for iPod nano, Incase Neoprene Sleeve for iPod classic, and Belkin Remix Acryllic Case for Classic; $6.95 off the Leather Sleeve for iPod touch, Incase Neoprene Sleeve for iPod nano, and Belkin Remix Acrylic Case for iPod nano; and $10.95 off the Incase Armband for iPod nano.
Speakers and Car Audio
Apple has knocked $21.95 off the cost of the Klipsch iGroove SXT speaker system and $11.95 off Altec Lansing Orbit 3600 speaker system. It has also taken $15.95 off the Kensington Liquid FM Transmitter Charger.
In the software department, Apple has cut down the cost of both iLife '08 and iWork '08 by $11, and Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 by $31.95. Several popular games are also offered at discounts between $5.95 and $11.95, including Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, Need for Speed: Carbon, Battlefield 2142, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Madden NFL 08, EA Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08, Star Wars: Empire at War, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, and The Sims 2 Seasons.
Rounding out Friday's sale are discounts on a handful of notebook bags, including $6.95 off the Incase Neoprene Sleeve, $11.95 off the Brenthaven Eclipse Sleeve, and $11.95 off the Speck SeeThru.