Apple has confirmed that it will be offering Black Friday deals around the world on the 27 November although, as yet, has failed to inform consumers keen to pick up a new iPod or Mac of what those deals actually are. 

Shoppers getting ready for the biggest day in the American shopping calendar are instead told to head online or in store on the 27th. 

Last week rumours started circulating that Apple would slash prices by up to 25%, however experts believe that is highly unlikely. 

The latest rumour, this is Apple don't forget, suggests a more mediocre $50 to $100 off a MacBook in the US with around $30 to $50 off an iPod or iPod touch.

We will keep you posted.  

In the meantime why not read our How to: Shop Black Friday guide that gives you some great tips and tricks to get the best bargains around.