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Flip SlideHD Camcorder Giveaway for Father's Day!

by on May 24, 2010
in Cameras and Photography, Giveaways, Camcorders, Photo / Video Sharing, Family and Parenting, Organization :: 324 comments

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Giveaway sponsored by Cisco

Flip SlideHDIs Dad still capturing family videos on an old-school VHS camcorder? Or is he letting those moments slip by entirely? The Flip SlideHD allows anyone to capture life's moments and easily share those experiences with friends and family.

The all-new Flip SlideHD has a new form factor, designed to make it even more fun to capture, watch and share HD videos anytime, anywhere. With Flip SlideHD, you can record up to four hours of HD video, or store up to 12 hours of content, and then view it instantly on the camcorder's unique slide-up 3-inch widescreen.

Like all Flip models, the SlideHD is pre-loaded with the proprietary FlipShare™ software that allows you to easily organize, create and share videos. Using a PC or Mac, Flip video content can be instantly uploaded for private or public sharing. From social media sites – Facebook, MySpace and YouTube -- to email, mobile devices, Flip Channels, and the TV.

Flip SlideHD Product Specifications:
Color: White/Silver
Recording Time: Up to four hours
Storage Time: Up to 12 Hours
Memory: 16GB
Screen: 3-inch wide transflective touch screen
Video Resolution: High Definition; 1280x720 (30fps)
Video Format: H.264, MP4
Battery: Internal Li-ion rechargeable
Battery Life: Up to two hours
TV Output: HDMI Widescreen
Zoom: 2x digital
Audio: Stereo speakers, headset jack

Enter the Flip SlideHD giveaway for a chance to win your own Flip SlideHD ($279.99 MSRP) to capture that special moment!

To enter for a chance to win:

  1. First, subscribe to the Techlicious newsletter using the "Subscribe" box on this page or any other page on the site—be sure to provide your name, city and state when subscribing and a valid email address (the same one used for your comment)
  2. Then, tell us in a comment below what you would do with the Flip SlideHD if you are picked as the winner!

Maximum of one entry per person. The giveaway will end at 11:59pm on June 11th, 2010.

Official Rules

We will randomly select one (1) winner from the entries. No purchase is necessary to win. Void where prohibited. U.S. residents only. Click here for the full rules.

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From Anne C on May 25, 2010 :: 9:19 pm

I am already a subscriber. I have three kids, 2 still at home and the other already left the nest. I need to get as much footage as I can of them while I can! Additionally, my fiance is overseas and this would be great for sending video messages to him.


From Michael on May 25, 2010 :: 9:41 pm

I would take too many videos of my cat, I’m sure (since she is a captive audience).


From loni on May 25, 2010 :: 9:50 pm

I would take it on our trip to Alaska.


From Harvey Scott on May 25, 2010 :: 10:06 pm

My phone does not take video so I really need the Flip.  Thanks for the chance to win this!


From Adam on May 25, 2010 :: 11:11 pm

I would use it to take videos of my family and friends!


From Timmy on May 26, 2010 :: 12:45 am

I want to take it all over the world during my travels!


From Catherine Wallace on May 26, 2010 :: 3:36 am

I’d use the Flip SlideHD to record my only grandson while he’s here this summer. I haven’t seen him in 4 years and he will be going back to Florida in the fall.


From Dan M on May 26, 2010 :: 4:50 am

Would film my upcoming vacation


From Nicole on May 26, 2010 :: 6:04 am

I’d use it on my boyfriend and I’s upcoming trip to Lake Tahoe and Napa Valley.


From G Witt on May 26, 2010 :: 9:12 am

Looks like a very useful device.


From Cynthia C on May 26, 2010 :: 9:26 am

I’d use it to record on vacations.


From Kirstie on May 26, 2010 :: 9:48 am

Id like to have it to record things in my life for later and with my family


From brandi p on May 26, 2010 :: 11:12 am

If I win,I will film all of my son’s baseball games!


From brandi on May 26, 2010 :: 11:15 am

I would love to be able to record all of my son’s baseball games!


From Joshua ramish on May 26, 2010 :: 12:10 pm

well i would use this for all my triathlons, and hd would look fantastic ^_^


From Kymberli A. on May 26, 2010 :: 12:17 pm

We could REALLY use this product!! I’d LOVE to be able to have more video capabilities,other than our cellphones!! We have alot of upcoming events (Birthday’s, Weddings, Pageants etc.) this summer that we’d like to be able to take pics, & videos as well for. This product would be awesome for us to use & easy too!!


From Jill P on May 26, 2010 :: 12:27 pm

I would take lots of videos of my baby and send them to his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins - all of whom live a plane’s ride away from us!


From Annette D on May 26, 2010 :: 12:34 pm

I am a subscriber!  I would love to win!  I would give it to my son who has really been wanting a Flip! Thanks for the chance!


From Michelle S on May 26, 2010 :: 12:38 pm

I would give this to Hubs for Fathers day/Birthday (2 days apart) We lost everything we owned 3 years ago (including our 4 childrens pic’s) We are trying to capture as many memories as we can while they are still some-what young.


From Edward Papa on May 26, 2010 :: 12:44 pm

I would give this to my father-in-law because he is a wonderful guy and let me take his daughter smile


From Willa S on May 26, 2010 :: 12:46 pm

I WIN this, wow,I will give to my only son, who is still a teen, for him, as appreciation being the man of the House, since they do not know thier Father,and I always been their Cheerleader through the years.


From Deanna on May 26, 2010 :: 12:50 pm

I would make videos of my kids and pets with the Flip SlideHD and would let my kids borrow it from time to time if I’m picked as the winner.


From LISA BLUMENSTEIN on May 26, 2010 :: 1:19 pm

I have 2 small boys and they are aways doing something cute. I would love to win this to catch it on film!!


From Angie on May 26, 2010 :: 1:35 pm

I’d give it to my boyfriend for Father’s Day! He’d love it!


From George on May 26, 2010 :: 2:06 pm

I subscribe. I’d love to be able to shoot life as it happens. This would be easy to carry, shoot, and share.


From Roland Pollard Jr on May 26, 2010 :: 2:52 pm

I can use it to keep up with my 14 grandchildren.


From Meredith on May 26, 2010 :: 2:59 pm

If I won I would take videos of my family and send the entire camcorder with the videos to my Dad who lives out of state.  Then he can send us videos of all his fishing boating stories he likes to tell us!


From Johanne on May 26, 2010 :: 3:31 pm

I love the flip camcorders. I would love to win one.


From den on May 26, 2010 :: 3:38 pm

will use it on my vacation


From ag on May 26, 2010 :: 3:39 pm

use it to make videos of my family


From Monique Rizzo on May 26, 2010 :: 3:57 pm

I would film my daughters ballet recital.
Thanks for the chance.


From Ed on May 26, 2010 :: 4:02 pm

I would pass this one on to my wife to record and share the little moments in our lives with the gradkids and family.


From Social Networking Platform on May 26, 2010 :: 5:37 pm

I want to make happy memories.


From Timothy Pedersen on May 26, 2010 :: 6:17 pm

Wow, a video camera I could carry in my pocket, where wouldn’t I use it?


From Monique on May 26, 2010 :: 7:01 pm

If I were to win, I would take video of my husband dancing to upload to my blog.


From Edin Ahmedagic on May 26, 2010 :: 7:12 pm

Already subscribed with you guys (and gals). If I win I’d use the camcorder to take clips of the places I visit in the washington state. Beautiful memories need a safe place to be stored at, sharing them would be an added bonus!


From Jerry on May 26, 2010 :: 7:53 pm

Already a subscriber, I was to win I would be shooting some awesome clips of The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, I only live 30 miles away and am an avid Biker myself, I need to prove to some of my friends the sites you can see so that they will show up for Rally as well. Thanks for a second chance to win.


From Erin Walsh on May 26, 2010 :: 8:10 pm


I’d use it for all of those family moments. Especially my son’s graduation in two years.


From Joseph Stowell on May 26, 2010 :: 8:30 pm

I am a subscriber (stowelljg at comcast dot net) and the Flip SlideHD Camcorder would be great to carry around and capture just about anything in a video and anytime.  Gone are the cumbersome camcorders of last century!  Now you can record any event in your life or the life of your family and friends with something that fits in the palm of your hand!  Thanks for the opportunity to win the Flip SlideHD Camcorder.


From Susan jacobsen on May 26, 2010 :: 8:34 pm

This is a great tech idea…and the perfect size to keep in my pocket.  I have a 3 year old that is always doing something cute.  It would be great to win to capture my little hams special moments 24/7.


From Victor on May 26, 2010 :: 8:53 pm

I am a subscriber too. I would use this to capture some music of my band and the scene around. I would probably also use it to expand and evolve into making movies and capturing the moments that arise. It would be a great tool for an ‘on the go’ recorder of inspiration and events.


From Latrice Jones on May 26, 2010 :: 9:32 pm

I need the Flip SlideHD Camera


From keith james on May 26, 2010 :: 9:53 pm

I am preparing for a month long road trip, this would make the trip even more memorable


From Joe K on May 26, 2010 :: 10:50 pm

I’m a subscriber.  If I’m picked as a winner, I’ll used it to record my family this summer…and then let them see the instant playback.


From Peggy Gorman on May 27, 2010 :: 12:01 am

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My only daughter is getting married and I would love to record their wedding and first year of being married!Then I would make a DVD for them! I also have a big beautiful garden and posting about the garden and my cats would be awesome!


From Erin M. on May 27, 2010 :: 2:00 am

e-mail Subscriber.
I’d love to surprise my techy-dad. He always loves to be In the know about gadgets but it’s hard when we don’t have extra money to splurge with! A serious happy Father’s Day here.


From Thomas Bremeier on May 27, 2010 :: 2:44 am

If I won the Flip Video I would film my grandsons doing the most amazing things.  They are so much fun to watch especially when we go to the zoo.


From Timbo on May 27, 2010 :: 9:29 am

I’d use it to record the beautiful countryside of Arizona :D


From PATRICK GOHL on May 27, 2010 :: 10:57 am

I would go out to the first political event I could find and film the rotten politicians tell us all the lies about how they will NOT Tax us !!Amen


From LeesaWho on May 27, 2010 :: 2:01 pm

I subscribe.  I’d use this to take family videos and enter more contests!


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