Tech Made Simple

Hot Topics: How to Fix Bluetooth Pairing Problems | Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy | How to Block Spam Calls | Can an iPhone be Hacked?

Top News Stories

author photo

Verizon Holiday Giveaway

by on December 07, 2009
in Internet & Networking, Giveaways, Cameras and Photography, Cameras, Digital SLRs, Computers and Software :: 354 comments

Techlicious editors independently review products. To help support our mission, we may earn affiliate commissions from links contained on this page.

Congratulations to Angel B. of Elizabeth, NJ! You've won the Verizon Nikon D3000 Giveaway!

Celebrate the Holidays with a New Nikon D3000!

Sponsored by Verizon

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

• 10.2-Megapixel DX-format Image Sensor
• 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR IS Lens
• 3-inch Color LCD monitor
• Continuous Shooting up to 3 FPS
• In-camera Image Editing

Just in time for the holidays, Verizon is sponsoring a giveaway of a Nikon D3000 10.2 megapixel digital SLR camera. Valued at $549, the Nikon D3000 makes capturing high-quality family photos a cinch.

However, sharing those treasured holiday memories can be a tedious task without a fast reliable Internet connection. Remember, your Internet connection isn’t really fast unless it’s fast both up and down. And it’s the upstream speed that makes photo-sharing quick and easy. 

The FiOS Advantage

Consider this: With the FiOS upload speed of 15 Mbps, you can post 20 digital photos (approximately 50 megabytes) to your Facebook or your favorite photo-sharing site in about 25 seconds, while it takes a cable 2 Mbps upload speed more than 3 minutes. When you start talking about posting home videos of 500 MB or larger, the speed advantage of FiOS over cable becomes even more dramatic.

Another factor contributing to a “dragging” Internet, which in-turn makes uploading photos a chore, can be that cable Internet is shared by hundreds of users. FiOS Internet is shared by no more than 32 users for a consistently fast Internet experience.

What’s the bottom-line? Know your Internet speeds and, more specifically, make sure your upload speeds are fast, consistent and reliable. Without a doubt, Verizon’s top-rated FiOS Internet offers the fastest upload speeds available, making memory sharing quick and easy. To learn more about FiOS and find out if it is available in your area, visit or

Want to check your Internet speed? Test your real-time connection speed here and then compare it to Verizon FiOS.

How to Enter

To enter the giveaway, simply subscribe to the Techlicious newsletter during the contest period using the "subscribe" box on this page or any other page on the site. All new subscribers to the newsletter are eligible for the drawing. If you are an existing subscriber and would like to enter, add a comment below using the same email address you subscribed with. Maximum of one entry per person.

The giveaway will end at 11:59pm on December 17, 2009.

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.

Discussion loading


From Miranda Allen on December 18, 2009 :: 12:32 am

I subscribe, I love this camera smile



From Naddez on December 18, 2009 :: 12:38 am

I’m Email Subscriber. I’d love to win!!



From Shannon on December 18, 2009 :: 12:39 am

subscribed, I’d love to have this



From Phyllis Jenkins on December 18, 2009 :: 12:54 am

I am ready to upscale my camera choices.


Read More Comments: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Home | About | Meet the Team | Contact Us
Media Kit | Newsletter Sponsorships
Newsletter Archive
Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookie Policy

Techlicious participates in affiliate programs, including the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which provide a small commission from some, but not all, of the "click-thru to buy" links contained in our articles. These click-thru links are determined after the article has been written, based on price and product availability — the commissions do not impact our choice of recommended product, nor the price you pay. When you use these links, you help support our ongoing editorial mission to provide you with the best product recommendations.

© Techlicious LLC.

site design: Juxtaprose