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Black Friday 2012: Best Buy

Best Buy Black Friday 2012 ad

Details of Best Buy's Black Friday 2012 sales have just been released, and we've got a links to all the highlights you can expect to see throughout Thanksgiving weekend. Doors will open right at midnight on November 23rd, and tickets for the doorbusters will be handed out as early as 10:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day. If you'd rather do all your shopping online (which is what we're doing,) here's your guide to all the Best Buy deals, after the break.

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS and SX160 IS superzoom cameras launch in September

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cameras

Canon SX160 IS SX500

Canon has announced a couple of new superzoom cameras in the SX160 IS and SX500 IS. The SX160 is the successor to the SX150, while the SX500 is new to the lineup. Both cameras pack a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor, 720p video recording at 25 fps, and intelligent image stabilization. The higher-end SX500 IS brings with it a 30x, 24-720mm lens with a 32% improvement in autofocus speed and 33% decrease in shutter lag, making it the top model in the SX line.

Both cameras also boast a 3-inch LCD, with the SX500 having one that's twice as pixel dense as the SX160. Both cameras are set to ship in September, with the SX500 IS (black) selling for $330 while the SX160 IS (black or red) goes for $230.


Video: Motorcycle vs. Car drift battle shot with RC car-mounted cameras

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Cameras, Transportation, Videos

Where else but on YouTube will you see a high-speed case that’s not VGA dash-cam quality, featuring shots taken using a Traxxas Slash VXL Ultimate R/C car-mounted GoPro Hero, a Canon 5D MKII, strapped to a helicopter, a Panasonic AF100, and a hacked Panasonic GH1? This video features something for all likes, but will definitely be appreciated by those who like a little speed, creative shots, and a little humor. Take a look at what the folks from Icon Motosports have been up to on their spare time.


Black Friday 2011: Best Buy

Best Buy Black Friday 2011 ad

Details of Best Buy's Black Friday 2011 sales have just been released, and we've got a list of all the highlights you can expect to see after the break. Doors will open right at midnight on October 25th, and tickets for the doorbusters will be handed out as early as 10:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Click through for a look at the goods.

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Best Tech Deals of the Day

Xperia PLAY

We've got your latest list of items that fall under the best tech Deals of the Day for you, including a few standouts like free apps, an awesome deal on the XPERIA PLAY Android smartphone, and some nice deals on a few key video games. Be sure to hit the jump for the fill list.

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on Twitter, be sure to follow @TechPromos for the latest deals, or you can Like TechPromos on Facebook.

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Tech Deals of the Day: HP G62 LED laptop, Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i sale

Here's today’s  list, where we bring the the top discounts on gadgets and consumer electronics for the day. The highlight for today is a huge discount on the HP G62 16-inch LED laptop, and a Dell Inspiron 15 16-inch laptop for $400 with free shipping:

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread.


Inamo restaurant uses E-Table to offer a digital dining experience

Posted by Reza Malayeri Categories: Design, Misc. Tech, Videos

Inamo restaurant E-Table digital dining and interactive menu

Inamo is a futuristic restaurant in the Soho district of London. The fusion of technology, and Asian-inspired interior design makes Inamo a destination restaurant on the bleeding edge of innovation. Inamo’s interactive dining experience is like nothing you've ever seen or tasted before. The illustrated food and drink menus are powered by E-Table technology, and Canon projectors display mouthwatering menu options on the Corian tables. The tables include round preview screens shaped like plates, allowing customers to interact with any menu item before placing an order.

Allowing customers to preview menu options is not the only trick in Inamo’s digital dining bag. Customers can watch the kitchen webcam, change the table background, watch movie trailers from Paramount Pictures UK, browse information about the local community, play games, watch short films, and even call the “I drank too much" taxi, directly from their E-table. 

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Video: Canon 7D vs. Barbie Video Girl

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to buying a portable video recording device. There are a myriad of camcorders, you’ve got devices and the that can shoot in high definition, even high-end DSLRs can now shoot great video. In an effort to help you decide between two of the more popular choices out there, Brandon Bloch put together this video comparison showing the pros and cons between the Canon 7D DSLR and the Barbie Video Girl digital camcorder accessory. Both have some nice qualities, as you’ll see in the video. You know you wanna watch.


Newegg 24-hour sale promo codes

Newegg 24-hour sale sharp aquos

has got a great deal on a bunch of tech in their 24-hour sale, including a Sharp AQUOS 42-inch HDTV ($640 discount,) Western Digital WDTV HD player ($30 discount,) and plenty more. All of the promo codes for the 24-hour Newegg sale are listed right on the page, and offer even greater discounts than what the sale already offers. You have until midnight!

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo code and deals on our forums.

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Canon Powershot SD940 and SD980

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras

Canon Powershot SD940 and SD980Canon has been up to its old tricks with some of their latest Powershot cameras, the SD940 and SD980 Digital ELPH. 

The SD940 has a 12.1 Megapixel sensor, 28mm wide-angle lens with 4X Optical Zoom.  It has a 2.7 inch LCD, and is capable of 720p videos.  It will be available in September for a price of $300. You can pre-order it on Amazon.

The SD980 also has the 12.1 Megapixel sensor, 24 mm wide-angle lens with 5X Optical Zoom.  Its screen is a 3.0 inch PureColor System LCD touchscreen, and the camera is also capable of 720p.  This will be available in October for $429, and you can order it on Amazon now for $329.

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