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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 Julia R. Boykin on June 02, 2010 :: 2:24 pm

My oldest son of 4 boys will be attending college in the fall.  We are very proud of his accopmplishments.  He will be play football for Charleston Southern University.  There will be times we will not be able to attend the games.  He’ll definitely be sending us videos.


From Sonya Sparks on June 02, 2010 :: 4:04 pm

I would use these at Gracie’s ball games.  I’m a subscriber.  Thanks!


From Alla on June 02, 2010 :: 4:42 pm

I would use it to capture my 10 month old grandaughter’s young life!


From Steve on June 02, 2010 :: 4:55 pm

This camera will be used for a family history interview with my aged grandparents to preserve a record of them for my children and posterity.


From Ellen C. on June 02, 2010 :: 5:05 pm

I’m a subscriber.  I’d use it for the birth of my daughter.  Thanks for the chance.


From gordon on June 02, 2010 :: 5:26 pm

We’re planning on a trip to Disney World this summer, and I haven’t got any video memories of any of our vacations!


From Nanette Belli on June 02, 2010 :: 11:22 pm

I would videotape my niece and nephew and all of our summer excursions! Thanks!


From David on June 03, 2010 :: 12:02 am

I would record everything!


From Bryanna P. on June 03, 2010 :: 12:25 am

Awesome blog and thanks for the giveaway!
Would love, love, LOVE to win this for my best friend’s graduation!


From Scott Harris on June 03, 2010 :: 12:49 am

I don’t know if I would use this much, but my son is going to a film camp this summer and would make great use of the Flip SlideHD


From GENEVA LOVE on June 03, 2010 :: 7:31 am



From Kathy on June 03, 2010 :: 10:48 am

My husband runs a program Called Star for underprivileged children, He would love to own this so he could put up videos of the kids skating. He’s the best man a wife could have. I would give it to him

I’m on twitter Julianna2221


From @cmbrantley2007 on June 03, 2010 :: 11:22 am

I subscribed! I go to a lot of concerts and music festivals, so I would us the flip to record and blog on them!


From Steve Stone on June 03, 2010 :: 12:04 pm

would love this for the wife to do dog show stuff


From Debra F on June 03, 2010 :: 3:16 pm

I subscribe and I’d love to win this camera to video my boys baseball games.  Thanks for the giveaway.


From Virginia H. on June 03, 2010 :: 4:22 pm

If I was to win this camera, I would give it to my Father for Father’s Day.
Thank you


From AC on June 03, 2010 :: 5:32 pm

If I win, I’ll be taking lots of videos of relatives and friends, especially those that are getting older. I’d like to be able to remember them as I regret not taking any videos of my grandparents.


From Tunesha Davis on June 03, 2010 :: 6:18 pm

I could really use a flip cam to record my youtube videos and record my trips to gaming events!


From BDM on June 03, 2010 :: 10:17 pm

I would film everything! My cousin recently went to Japan for 3 weeks and it was great watching his videos on YouTube. A Flip Slide HD would be perfect for that.


From Paul D. on June 04, 2010 :: 2:08 am

I would film all of my son’s baseball games, as well as my daughter’s softball games. I won’t have them around for long as they will soon be going away and would like to record these memories for future viewing.


From Molly Capel on June 04, 2010 :: 5:22 am

I’m a subscriber. If I win, I would give this to my oldest son.


From Jason C on June 04, 2010 :: 5:12 pm

I would use this to record all of the family get-togethers that my wife and I attend on holidays.


From Harlan Standberry on June 04, 2010 :: 5:48 pm

If I was selected as the winnner I would use the flip Slidehd to record my youtube tutorials.


From Erica on June 04, 2010 :: 11:07 pm

My dog is always doing funny things but I never get to my phone in time to film them. I’ve been thinking how awesome a flip camcorder would be, so this contest is great!


From Karen P= on June 05, 2010 :: 2:47 am

I would send my mom video emails


From Falon H. on June 05, 2010 :: 11:42 am

If I won, I would use the camcorder to make home movies with my family!

falongoesgreen @ gmail dot com


From Amanda D on June 05, 2010 :: 11:44 am

I’m a subscriber.

I’ve never owned a camcorder before, and after seeing old film of my family, I really want one for us, too.  Thank you for the opportunity.


From patricia on June 05, 2010 :: 12:47 pm

I subscribe.

I would use the camcorder to capture the horses when they run.


From Jeffrey Legg on June 05, 2010 :: 5:58 pm

I subscribed to your email. If I won the camera I would use it to film my boys being boys, baseball, etc.  Would be awesome


From Pamela T on June 05, 2010 :: 9:04 pm

I subscribed and would definitely be using it this summer to record all those great moments with our kids and our 1st grand child.


From Annulla on June 06, 2010 :: 2:57 am

If I had a Flip SlideHD, I’d take it with me to the Mermaid Parade and capture Coney Island’s most colorful event of the year.


From Derek Johnson on June 06, 2010 :: 11:26 am

Im a subscriber, and I would use this to get as many memories and moments of my one year old daughter to share with all of my friends and family.


From Zachary on June 06, 2010 :: 2:24 pm

I would love to win the Flip SideHD Camcorder to tape my boxer playing with her friends before one moves away that she’s played with since 8 weeks old.


From Dung Nguyen on June 06, 2010 :: 9:16 pm

I would use the Flip SlideHD to take videos of cute puppies at my dog park!


From Karen Gonyea on June 06, 2010 :: 10:05 pm

I have a five year old son who is a ham and I would love to get some great videos of him smile

ktgonyea at


From art on June 06, 2010 :: 11:00 pm

I would use the camera to record the my son’s first piano recital


From M. Rogers on June 07, 2010 :: 12:21 am

I’d get rid of my bulky camcorder and tape the kid’s events with my new handy camera!


From Laura A on June 07, 2010 :: 12:03 pm

I would take lots of videos of the kids this summer and of our family vacation.


From Cath on June 07, 2010 :: 12:06 pm

I’d use my flipsideHD for my dog, Jackpot who constantly amazes me.


From Melanie on June 07, 2010 :: 1:12 pm

I subscribe, and this would go to my mom so her and my father can capture family moments, and watch them when we leave.


From tanya on June 07, 2010 :: 10:42 pm

I would flip my kitties and my fiancee when they’re not expecting it.


From julieh on June 07, 2010 :: 11:43 pm

I’m a subscriber, and I’d use it to film my goofy labrador doing his pet tricks!


From Kimberly R on June 08, 2010 :: 12:31 am

I would tape my niece on her birthday.


From Mary Byerly on June 08, 2010 :: 1:09 am

If I won this camera I would be taking a lot of pics of my kids and most likely uploading them for the family and extended family to see via the internet since we live so far apart and don’t get to see each other in person that often.
Thank you for the giveaway!


From Dave on June 08, 2010 :: 1:11 am

I would gift this directly to my parents. Much better for capturing video of the grand kids than their clunky dv camcorder. Thank you for the chance to win.


From Christie on June 08, 2010 :: 4:05 am

I am a subscriber.  I would take the Flip SlideHD camera to the beach on vacation this year.


From Melia Koerner on June 08, 2010 :: 8:59 am

What a great asset this would be while traveling.  I could get video of my hydroplane while on the race course.


From Darryl Tahara on June 08, 2010 :: 10:44 am

i would use it on my vacation


From Michelle Robbins on June 08, 2010 :: 2:12 pm

We are in the adoption process so I know we’ll take lots of baby footage.


From David Seim on June 08, 2010 :: 3:37 pm

I’d love to win…


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