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Concerned about finding a great laptop or tablet deal over the holiday weekend? Don't worry, there are actually some good values to be had. Here are the best offers we've seen on a spectrum of budgets: up past $1,000, or as low as $79.

Black Friday 2013: Best laptop and tablet deals (pictures)

Have you held off on a new PC or a tablet stocking-stuffer? There are some surprisingly decent deals to be found no matter what your price range, even on MacBooks and iPads.

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Top 25 Black Friday tech deals this year (pictures)

So what are the real deals this Black Friday? Check out these top picks from CNET.

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Barnes & Noble's new e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as the Kindle PaperWhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces , and has an improved lighting scheme.

Nook GlowLight: Barnes & Noble's next-gen e-reader challenges Amazon's Kindle PaperWhite

Barnes & Noble's new e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as the Kindle PaperWhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme.

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The Roku 3 is our current top pick in the Internet media box category. It's the best overall choice for online streaming, with Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, Amazon Instant, Vudu, and -- finally! -- <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57615907-93/roku-enters-early-21st-century-offers-youtube/">YouTube</a>, plus literally hundreds of others. (Pretty much the only thing missing is iTunes; you'll need an Apple TV for that -- see the following slide.) The Wi-Fi remote -- which doesn't require "line of sight" to the player -- seals the deal.

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A C-note is all the budget you need to buy a great tech gift. Here are some of our favorites.

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The 2013 edition of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is faster, brighter, and more responsive. There's a $20 premium for the ad-free version, but with a price that starts at a low $119, ads or no ads it's a great deal.

The best e-readers for the holidays

E-readers for the holidays, some of which will actually fit in your stockings! Maybe.

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Build your own phone with Project Ara

Google-owned Motorola launches a project for modular smartphones, Facebook tests new ways to track users, and Barnes & Noble introduces the new Nook GlowLight.

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Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight e-reader gets brighter (pictures)

Barnes & Noble's next-generation e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme. Check out CNET's photos of the new device.

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Microsoft throws in the towel on Tag

The software giant gives up on its alternative to the QR code, LinkedIn gets schooled with University Pages, and Barnes & Noble pushes new video apps.

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Get a Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch for $49.99

Best Buy's deal of the day shaves $30 off the price of this popular (and versatile) touch-powered e-reader.

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Best tablets under $200 right now

New versions of popular tablets will soon be released, and now's your chance to take advantage of price drops for last year's models.

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Another Amazon victim -- this time it's Barnes & Noble's CEO

William Lynch's departure, preceded by a losing battle pitting the Nook against Amazon's Kindle, puts more authority in the hands of the man who built up the bookseller chain as a traditional retailer.

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Microsoft's partnerships: Hits and misses

Redmond has some head-scratching strategic partnerships such as Barnes & Noble's Nook, but a few have played out decently, at least in terms of distribution.

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