Black Friday 2020 International Deals and Coupons

Singles Day 2020 is now behind us, but just like every year, international Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and coupons are coming, and even already launched over one week before the actual events. And CNX Software will link to promotions from Chinese online websites that offer such deals with Aliexpress, Banggood, GearBest, GeekBuying, and others. Aliexpress Black Friday Fest will start on November 23, 12:00 AM PT, and last till November 27, 11:59 PM PT with up to 70% discounts. But you can also browse the website to find discounts, and add products to your cart before ordering during the event. There will also be $20 and $40 coupons for orders over $40 and $100 respectively, but conditions are unclear at this time. Banggood’s Crazy Friday event takes place during an even longer period between November 2nd and December 6th. There are special sitewide coupons for PayPal payments with $7 off for $70+ orders, and $12 off for $110+ […]

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Singles Day 2020 Promotions and Coupon Codes

Singles Day started as an event in mainland China that offers discounts similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the west. It happens every year on November 11 and has now expanded to overseas markets thanks to popular Chinese online shopping websites. Just like in prior years, I’ll list some of the offers for SIngles Day 2020 from sites like Aliexpress, Banggood, Geekbuying, and others. Aliexpress Singles Day 2020 Aliexpress 11.11 Global Shopping Festival has been on since October 28th, but there’s no actual discount just yet. You can simply add an item to your cart, and purchase it at a discounted price on November 11-12 with discounts up to 70% off.  There are also coupons for various products.  You’ll find all instructions on the shopping guide, or go to coupon codes. If you’re specifically looking for Arm Linux development boards, Khadas has a $2 coupon and discounts for their SBCs, and if you’d like to buy cheap ESP32/RISC-V […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 – International Deals

Black Friday 2019

As every year, November is the month of deals. With Single’s Day 2019 behind us, it’s time to look ahead for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There will be plenty of deals in the US, but in this post, I’ll focus on international Black Friday 2019 deals available mostly from Chinese online shops like I did in previous years. Aliexpress Black Friday will start in about 10 days on Nov 29, 2019 ,12:00 AM PT and last until Dec 3, 2019 ,11:59 PM PT. But the site will start to show discounted prices on November 22, and you’ll be able to collect coins and coupons from that date, as well as add items to your cart before making the order during the 6-day promotion. Banggood Black Friday promotions have already started and will last until November 30 16:00 UTC+8. The easiest and most flexible way to get a discount is to use their $6 coupon for orders over $60. You […]

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Single’s Day 2019 Coupon Codes and Promotions

Singles’ Day, taking place on November 11 (11.11) every year, is the Chinese equivalent of Black Friday with shops in China offering deep discounts on their products. Popular Chinese online shopping websites catering to oversea markets also take advantage of the event to organize events and promotions for their customers. So just like I did in 2017 and 2018, I posted a list of Singles’ Day 2019 promotions in shops such as Banggood, GeekBuying, Aliexpress, GearBest, and others. Aliexpress Aliexpress Global Shopping Festival 2019 is already started in the sense you can browse products on the website, add them to your cart, and pay a lower price if you check out on November 11. Most shops will have discounts, but some of the most relevant to this site include Shenzhen Xunlong Software which will offer discounts of up to $8 for their Orange Pi Boards, Rak Wireless lowered the price of some of their LPWAN boards for 11.11, and for […]

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GearBest Database Was Left Unsecured For 2 Weeks

gearbest unsecured database

GearBest is one of the most popular Chinese online stores, and we often feature products sold by the company on the website. However, VPNMentor research team headed by Noam Rotem, a  hat hacker and activist, discovered a serious security breach in Gearbest, where their database was completely unsecured for a period of time. Specifically the research team was able to access the following databases in March 2019: Orders database with products purchased, shipping address and postcode, customer name, email address, phone number Payments and invoices database with order number, payment type, payment information, email address, name, IP address Members database with name, address, date of birth, phone number, (unencrypted) email address, IP address, national ID and passport information, (unencrypted) account password They discovered 1.5+ million records in total. They managed to login successfully to two accounts from the database breach for testing. Payment information included data related Boleta (used in Brazil) and Oxxo (used in Mexico) which would allow potential […]

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Black Friday 2018 – International Deals

Black Friday 2018 GearBest

November 11.11 is now behind us, but that means Black Friday and Cyber Monday are soon approaching and as usual I’ve gathered some deals or events geared towards an International audience, mostly through various China based online shopping websites. GearBest Black Friday activity has already started with the run-up stage on November 14-21 with deposit expansion and lucky draw, followed by the main event taking place on November 21-26 with $100-$200 coupons and 24-hour flash sale, and finally Cyber Monday event from November 26-31 with activity details to be determined. There’s also a Black Friday coupon that works sitewide: BlackFriday-GB. The coupon provides 10% discount on order of $10 or more on items located in the Chinese (CN-099) warehouse, and not yet discounted. The coupon is valid until November 26, 0:00 UTC+8 Beijing Time (unless more than 20,000 units are sold with the coupon) GeekBuying’s promise of up to 80% discount in their Black Friday event should probably be taken […]

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Singles’ Day 2018 Promotions on GearBest, Aliexpress, GeekBuying, Banggood…

Singles' Day 2018

Taking place every year in China on November 11, Singles’ Day is the equivalent of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the US with shops offering large discounts on various products. The good news is that the event is not actually limited to China, since popular online shopping websites based in China will all organize events and promotions for overseas customers. I posted a list of Singles’ Day promotions in 2017, and I’ll do that again this year with promotions launched by shops like GeekBuying, Aliexpress, GearBest, and others, often starting in early November, and culminating on November 11 for the deepest discounts. GearBest GearBest will have two main Singles’ Day events: Deposit Expansion – To maximize your saving, GearBest implemented a “deposit expansion” policy. This is a FREE bonus that increases the worth of the deposit you made. Put a deposit in advance, get the extra discount when finalizing your payment later. Coupon Rain on Nov 5 -10 at […]

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Sub $20 TV Box, and 14% Discount on TV Boxes and Mini PCs (Promo)

Black Friday is over, but companies still offer discounts for Cyber Monday, and GearBest has some specific deals for TV boxes and mini PCs. If you are after the cheapest TV box model around, Sunvell T95D based on Rockchip RK3229 with 1GB RAM and 8GB RAM is sold for $18.99 with coupon Bfriday303. But they also have other models sold at a discount: Zidoo X10 Media Center based on Realtek RTD1295 with 2GB/16GB configuration, HDMI input, and 3.5″ SATA bay – $164.99 shipped with coupon Bfriday289 Mecool M8S PRO W TV Box (S905W / 2GB / 16GB) – $25.99 shipped with coupon Bfriday284 Xiaomi Mi Box (International) – $66.99 shipped You can also use GBTBMP coupon on any TV box or (Intel) mini PC to get a 14% discount on any model, but bear in mind this is limited to China warehouse, and if the product is already discounted, the “normal” price will be set before applying the discount. A […]

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