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Black Friday 2011: Staples

Staples Black Friday 2011

The Staples Black Friday 2011 sale begins at 6:00 am the day after Thanksgiving, and they've got a few items that have our attention. We've got the highlights of the sale for you after the break, which include a $199 BlackBerry PlayBookBeats by Dr. Dre Solo headphones with a $20 gift card at purchase, buy 1 get 1 free paper, and more.

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Top 10 Tech Deals of the Day

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We've got your latest list of items that fall under the best tech Deals of the Day for you, separated out into laptops, desktops, monitors, gaming, and home entertainment. The laptop deals are right here, but be sure to click through to get a look at all the rest of what we determined to be today's top 10 deals in tech, including that PlayStation 3 Slim with PlayStation Move bundle up there!

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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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SanDisk Ultra SSD now available, ready to replace your aging hard drive

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop, Storage

SanDisk Ultra SSD

When SSD drives first hit the scene, they were obscenely expensive, making just about everyone wait for prices to come down. Now, it seems, we are at a point where SSD manufacturers are hoping to convince you that a simple swap of the old HDD for a new SSD will be a much better financial decision than replacing the entire computer, and in many situations, we think that's a valid argument. SanDisk is one such company, and its new Ultra SSD is now shipping to retailers. You get 280 MB per second read speeds and 270 MB per second write speeds, and the drives are available in three size capacities. You can grab a 60 GB model for $129, a 120 GB version for $219, and lastly, you can score a full 240 GB for $449. You can grab e'm now over at Newegg.

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SanDisk flash memory cards for PSP and DSi

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Handhelds, Storage, Video Games

SanDisk making memory cards for PSP and Wii

SanDisk is responding to the portable video game market with a new line of memory cards.  Its new line of M2 memory cards is for the , and will be packaged with the Memory Stick Pro Duo adapters if the user has another kind of PSP.  SanDisk is also creating a special SDHC card for the (and by special, we mean it’s the same as any other SDHC card, but with a DSi logo on it.)

The prices for these cards vary.  The M2 cards are $27.99 for the 2GB, $44.99 for the 4GB, $74.99 for the 8GB, and $142.99 for the 16GB.  As for the Nintendo SDHC cards, they are $32.99 for the 4GB, and $47.99 for the 8GB. 

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SanDisk Extreme Pro gives you 90 MB/second

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, Storage

SanDisk Extreme Pro has just announced their Extreme Pro Compact Flash memory cards, which have lightning speeds of 90 MB/second.  This is double the performance from SanDisk’s predecessors, and the storage capacity ranges from 16 to 64 gigabytes.  The price of them is $300 for the 16GB and $800 for the 64GB. 

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SanDisk Ultra Backup Flash Drive

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Design, Storage

Ultra Backup FlashSanDisk’s new Ultra Backup USB 2.0 Flash Drive is a first of its kind with a button back-up. With compatibility for Intel Pentium PC with Windows XP/Vista or Mac with USB support, it also has AES hardware encryption and password protection. Available in 8, 16, 32 or 64GB capacity versions, it comes with a 5 year warranty, a nice addition to a device with new technology. Contact SanDisk for notification of price and availability in your area.

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SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

slotRadioSanDisk is also at , this time with the Sansa slotRadio Player with FM tuner.The portable aluminum digital system with 1.5-inch OLED screen is available with slotMusic memory cards that are preloaded with tunes. One of them is included with 1,000 classics from Billboard charts including rock, country, contemporary and more which are arranged according to genre. The plug-and-play slotRadio will be available at Radio Shack and other retailers and online at slotRadio. The player has a MSRP of $99.99 with other cards priced at $39.99.         

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SanDisk Sansa Clip 8GB

Sansa ClipThe iPod shuffle and Creative ZEN Stone will be facing some competition from SanDisk’s latest Sansa Clip which moves up from 1, 2 and 4 GB to 8GB. Like its forerunners, the player supports MP3, WMA and WAV files as well as audio books and DRM-encrypted tracks. It also has a built-in mic and FM tuner with auto-tune and station presets. The Clip should be available on Sansa’s site this week or next and other retailers for about $99.99.

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SanDisk SlotMusic

SlotmusicSanDisk has announced that they are releasing SlotMusic, apparently in an effort to boost sagging CD sales. Teaming up with Sony BMG, Universal, Warner, and EMI, the company will be selling their microSDs to the record labels who will then create the 1GB cards. Each is only 0.6 x 0.4-inches and can hold 320kbps MP3, DRM-free music. Best Buy and Wally World plan on selling the cards, if they can find them in their stockrooms.

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CES 2008 Video: Sandisk’s Sansa View and Sansa Clip

never fails to impress with their MP3 players. At they were showing off the Sansa View and the Clip. These new players show up Apple’s current lineup not only in features, but as well as in price. The view’s new hotness: available in capacities up to 32GB (flash based, not hard drive). The clip trounces the iPod shuffle by offering not only 4GB for the price of 1, but also throwing in a screen, FM tuner/recorder, voice recorder, and an equalizer. Both players are available now for half the price (and twice the features) that their Apple made counterparts command - perfect for the thrifty music lover in your life.


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