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Plan your Black Friday shopping: Tech deals revealed

Amazon and other retailers unveil the big tech discounts for Black Friday. Meanwhile, Amazon adds two-step password protection and Google+ gets a new look.

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It's time to start planning your Black Friday shopping strategy. The day of discounts is just about a week away, on November 27. Many retailers have posted what tech items will be on sale, including Amazon. Before you map out a game plan, be sure to check out CNET's handy list of all the best tech deals from the big box retailers.

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Also in this tech-news roundup, learn about an important security protection to add to your Amazon account. Those on Google+ will notice that the social network is shifting focus to be more like Reddit and Pinterest. And Plants vs. Zombies 2 gets a few new prehistoric perks. (Could come in handy for killing time during those long holiday check-out lines.)

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Plan your Black Friday shopping: Tech deals revealed