The popularity of tablets continues to surge, and as predicted, more consumers are now opting for them as gifts instead of laptops. According to an MSN Money article, tablets are due to outsell laptops by 2014, and for good reason: they're versatile, and often less expensive, than their counterparts.
Recently, we witnessed the release of Apple's new iPad Air along with Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX offering a new approach to technical support called Mayday (which beams in a live person to your tablet to answer your questions). Apple's competitors are finally really getting in the game, whether it's Samsung's Galaxy line to Microsoft's Surface tablets. Needless to say, there are many reasons why Black Friday may be a good time to look into a tablet if you haven't picked one up yet.
This year's Black Friday deals offer a little something for everyone. In this guide, we provide our picks for the best available tablet deals at a number of price points, and touch upon a few great choices for those interested in kid's tablets.