Shoppers are more likely to buy a new tablet than a smart watch this holiday shopping season, according to Gartner, which says the slates are viewed as a better value by consumers. When it comes to shopping by device, 58% of adults say smartphones will play an instrumental role in their shopping, and 49% plan to spend Black Friday buying products over their phones, according to a survey from Asurion, a technology-protection services firm.

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