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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 jimmy may on June 08, 2010 :: 9:05 pm

if i had the chance to use this wonderfull new design of a camera, I would take my wonderfull wife on our secound honeymoon, the first one was memorable but not what a fairytale would write about. also we would take our beautifull 2 little girls on this one to make the best of our family life, and to be able to catch our precious family moments on your wonderfull gift.


From Paula Hafner on June 08, 2010 :: 10:43 pm

I’m a subscriber. I would take videos of my kids to send to my in-laws in Mo.


From Elizabeth I on June 08, 2010 :: 11:48 pm

I would get some footage of my dad. He is 80 and I am not sure how many years left he has. topgun34er(at)hotmail(dot)com


From lambherst on June 09, 2010 :: 2:02 am

I’m a subscriber.

If I won the Flip SlideHD I would give it to my sister who has worked as the same job for the past 11 years and hasn’t had enough money to buy a camera for herself.


From Deon Thompson on June 09, 2010 :: 3:04 am

I just subscribed.
If I won the Flip SlideHD, I would use it to take pictures of my one and a half year old niece.


From Eileen Burke on June 09, 2010 :: 11:16 am

I’m a subscriber and if I won I would use it to capture all our family moments with our 3 kids, especially our youngest who is 1 month old!


From Shelley Mitchell on June 09, 2010 :: 11:49 am

I would absolutely love this so I could take videos of my kids. I feel like I’m missing so many memories by not having one!! My fingers are crossed!!


From Melissa D on June 09, 2010 :: 12:38 pm

I’m already a subscriber.  I’d use the Flip SlideHD to film my family’s antics during our upcoming vacation on the Jersey Shore!  Thanks!


From Sheryl Flickinger on June 09, 2010 :: 1:32 pm

I would use the flip on my Walt Disney World vacation.


From Cynthia S on June 09, 2010 :: 3:12 pm

I subscribe.

My Pop would love this little camera.  So easy to use.  Great Fathers Day gift!!


From Randall S on June 09, 2010 :: 3:16 pm

I’d give it to my wife.  She deserves a little sumpthin sumpthin


From imma_aunt on June 09, 2010 :: 3:24 pm

I’m a subscriber. If I when this I’d take videos of my little nephew.


From Delorce clarl on June 09, 2010 :: 3:28 pm

It would make a great father’s day gift for my husband who loves classic car shows. We would also use it to capture our grandkids!


From barbara wright on June 09, 2010 :: 3:40 pm

I would tape my daughter’s voice recitals and email them to my parents


From Bob Mundy on June 09, 2010 :: 4:33 pm

I would use it to do a video diary when I’m not making short films and catching moments with friends and family!!!


From Sarah L on June 09, 2010 :: 4:53 pm


I will give it to my best friend who just became a grandmother.  Thanks for the contest


From Denice P on June 09, 2010 :: 6:21 pm

Though it sounds creepy but I would record my husband while he is sleeping. I like the way he looks so peaceful and cute. It’s when I feel really intense for him. I want to remember him young and sexy. Thanks


From Maricris on June 09, 2010 :: 6:54 pm

Already a subscriber.


From Maricris on June 09, 2010 :: 6:56 pm

My hubby always wanted one so I’ll give it to him as a gift!


From Jamie Ford on June 09, 2010 :: 7:28 pm

Alright, if I win I plan to capture amazing footage of the Grand Canyon and other awesome sights of nature, then upload them and share them with my friends smile


From Trisha on June 09, 2010 :: 9:37 pm

i would use this to record my kids lives! all 4 boys! they are so active and funny!  and 1 wants to be a comedian!


From Christina on June 09, 2010 :: 10:00 pm

I subscribe, and I’d use it for my own personal history, all the events that make up a life, plus artistic videos!


From busiemommie on June 09, 2010 :: 10:15 pm

I am a subscriber, and we would use the new camcorder to record precious moments of our new baby due to arrive in October.


From Khürt on June 09, 2010 :: 11:22 pm

I would give it to my kids and let them loose.  Would be interested to see the world through their eyes.


From Aimee W. on June 10, 2010 :: 1:06 am

I am a current subscriber.  I know this sounds dorky—but if I won, I would definitely record my new puppy acting like, well, a puppy!  Thanks so much!


From Danielle on June 10, 2010 :: 4:03 am

i would take it with me to wdw to film my upcoming trip and then when i return i would use it to videotape my niece… the cutest little girl on the planet!


From Susan on June 10, 2010 :: 6:16 am

I subscribe . Would use it to record Pa. family ,animals & places to send to my young Grandchildren in Colorado !


From sheila veit on June 10, 2010 :: 7:23 am

wonderful prize


From den on June 10, 2010 :: 8:18 am

will be nice for vacations


From ag on June 10, 2010 :: 8:19 am

would use it for family affairs


From Crystal on June 10, 2010 :: 9:08 am

I am an email subscriber and i would like to tape my hubby’s band practices!!


From Kristie on June 10, 2010 :: 9:40 am

I have not bought a flip yet and would love to own one.  Great giveaway.


From Natalie on June 10, 2010 :: 9:52 am

I will use it to record our family history. My sister and I will be going to Provence next week and will use our time together to record our memories. The flip will be a great and convenient way to do this.


From Melissa James on June 10, 2010 :: 10:49 am

I subscribed and if I won I would use the camcorder to record the memories of going to the Grand Canyon next month!


From Kim on June 10, 2010 :: 11:58 am

I’d like to win this because it would be great fun at parties and recording local school sports events.


From lisa on June 10, 2010 :: 12:28 pm

I would use it when i go on vacation and i subscribe.


From rebecca on June 10, 2010 :: 12:48 pm

i subscribe and I would use the camera to capture the birth of my 3rd child.  We filmed our first on an old camera and missed the birth of our 2nd because we didn’t have time!  So, I’d love to catch our third baby!


From jeanniem on June 10, 2010 :: 1:09 pm

I would use the camera to capture my children’s responses when I ask them to do their chorse or straighten up their rooms. I also would use it to show them how to load a dishwasher, replace a toilet paper roll, turn their socks out before throwing them into the hamper…all the things I see that are unseen by them.


From Dana on June 10, 2010 :: 1:39 pm

I have subscribed!  I would use them to capture family memories every time we get together and to capture the little ones doing all the fun things they do


From Jennifer H on June 10, 2010 :: 2:14 pm

I would use it for family gatherings


From gina on June 10, 2010 :: 2:54 pm

I would document my pregnancy…I am due this winter.


From Happi Shopr on June 10, 2010 :: 3:04 pm

I’d capture every moment possible with daddy.  He has been battling colon cancer for two years.  I would also get video of all of us kids as we cross the finish line in the Undy 5000 - Dallas in October where we’re running for a cure for colon cancer in his honor.


From Hannah R. on June 10, 2010 :: 3:09 pm

I would take tons of videos of my family!! None of us have a camcorder so this be very useful for us!


From Nancy V on June 10, 2010 :: 3:11 pm

I would use it to record my grand children when they come to visit. Thanks for a great contest!


From carol on June 10, 2010 :: 4:02 pm

videos of the babes, of course


From Peter on June 10, 2010 :: 4:11 pm

I would take pictures of my everyone who is near and dear to me.


From Kathy Scott on June 10, 2010 :: 5:23 pm

I would give it to my teenage son because he is a tech nerd.


From Tara P. on June 10, 2010 :: 5:31 pm

I subscribed.

I would use this to record when I go camping.


From Ed Nemmers on June 10, 2010 :: 6:23 pm

For our family events!


From Jen Harriman on June 10, 2010 :: 6:36 pm

I would probably use this more than my husband but we have 3 kids and one on the way. I would use it for capturing all their cuteness!


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