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Top Apple product deals for Cyber Monday

For many consumers looking for online sales this Cyber Monday, one common product search term will most likely be anything involving "Apple." While the tech giant does not promote Cyber Monday or Black Friday sales on its homepage or through the App Store, various Web retailers are answering consumer demand and offering some discounts.

"I think shopping Apple products isn't a bad idea today because there's a lot of clarity in Apple prices," NewYorker.com editor Nicholas Thompson told "CBS This Morning." Apple rarely puts its popular products on sale, and prices are normally uniform across major retailers.

On Cyber Monday, a quick Google search shows that consumers can track down deals on everything from Apple Watches to iPads.

For instance, Best Buy is taking off $100 or more on select MacBook laptops and iMac computers, with an additional $50 in savings for students. The popular retailer is also offering up to $50 off iPad Air tablets that normally are priced up to $450. Shoppers looking for smartphone deals through Best Buy will be pleased to find iPhone 6s phones starting at $99.99 along with activation and a two-year contract for Verizon and Sprint.

Target is offering a code to its digital shoppers to take 15 percent off any product online -- including Apple items. Of course, this kind of deal has shoppers flocking to the store's homepage. For instance, when CBS News checked Monday morning, the site was down due to high traffic.

B&H Photo and Video -- based in New York City, it's the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in the U.S. -- is offering some deals on Apple laptops. Discounts include $500 off the $2,299 price tag for a 2014 15.4-inch MacBook Pro laptop. When it comes to newer models, a 2015 MacBook Pro of the same size with retina display and force-touch trackpad is available with $250 slashed off its selling price.

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