It's Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday in 2010

looking at Cyber Monday 2010 ads on a laptop - Black Friday 2010 vs. Cyber Monday 2010
looking at Cyber Monday 2010 ads on a laptop - Black Friday 2010 vs. Cyber Monday 2010

Cyber Monday is traditionally the Monday after Thanksgiving weekend, named thus because it was the day people headed back to work and presumably had access to computers. But times have changed, and lot more have near constant access to the Internet than when Cyber Monday began, which got us wondering: Is there still value to be had on Cyber Monday?

And if you're one of the many who would rather buy online this Black Friday than rise from a turkey coma at 4 a.m., will there be bargains for you too?

Those still on the fence should consider convenience, give-aways and extra costs before deciding on a shopping approach. We weigh the pros and cons, and take a look at Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday in 2010.