Cyber Monday got its start in 2005 as the online shopping version of Black Friday. And as this rundown of the hottest Cyber Monday deals will show, 2013 has the potential to be the best year yet.
Shoppers camped out on their PC, tablet or smartphone cracked the $1 billion mark on the Monday after Thanksgiving in 2010 and scooped up $1.5 billion in Cyber Monday deals last year.
Will the web’s most highly anticipated shopping day hit the $2 billion mark for Cyber Monday 2013?
Maybe, but retailers like Amazon (AMZN) are keeping their special offers closely under wraps — good luck finding an official leaked price list this early in the game. Still, thanks to hints on retailer websites and previous years’ offerings, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect.
Here’s what you are most likely to see as the hottest Cyber Monday deals for 2013 — and, of course, one spoilsport.