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View Poll Results: What Gadgets do you plan on Buying this Holiday Season?
LCD Tablet (iPad, Kindle Fire, Kobo Arc, Nexus 7, Nook Tab, etc) 47 28.83%
Non-LCD eReader (Kindle, Kobo, Nook, Sony, etc) 33 20.25%
Smartphone (Android, iPhone, Windows, etc) 19 11.66%
Media Player (Galaxy Player, iPod touch, etc) 7 4.29%
MP3 Player (Cowon, iPod nano, Sansa Clip, Sony etc) 6 3.68%
Computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, ultrabook, etc) 24 14.72%
Other (please specify) 10 6.13%
No new gadgets for me this holiday season 60 36.81%
Not interested in this thread, but love to vote in polls 9 5.52%
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:41 PM   #46
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I voted for:

LCD Tablet (iPad, Kindle Fire, Kobo Arc, Nexus 7, Nook Tab, etc)

AND

Computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, ultrabook, etc)

But they're really just one device. I can't imagine not picking up a Windows 8 Pro tablet With a keyboard dock.

Right now I'm leaning towards the Samsung Ative Smart PC (11.6") on AT&T, so I prolly should have also included the smartphone catagory.
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:43 PM   #47
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I'm gonna go nuts and buy a Roku.
I recomend a BluRay player with the Streaming
http://www.walmart.com/browse/tv-vid...ab_value=Store

You play blurays dvds cds & streem Netflex amazon utube hulu and many many more!
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:44 PM   #48
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I recomend a BluRay player with the Streaming
http://www.walmart.com/browse/tv-vid...ab_value=Store

You play blurays dvds cds & streem Netflex amazon utube hulu and many many more!
I thought about going that route, but I just don't buy, rent, borrow, or even currently own very many DVDs... at all. A UHF antenna, a Netflix account and Roku will easily satisfy my weekend visual-media needs.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:12 PM   #49
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Other - It's already been ordered for my birthday which is coming up. It's a Pioneer region-free DVD player. This will allow me to watch DVDs from throughout the world, and not be limited to those made for the American market.

For example, remember the three Michael Caine Harry Palmer movies from the 60s (The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin and The Billion Dollar Brain)? They are not currently available in the US, but are easily obtainable and affordable from Amazon UK.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:23 PM   #50
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I could have said Other, but "Not interested in this thread, but love to vote in polls" was too good to pass by.

If there seems to be a truly stupendous deal on the Microsoft Touch Mouse or the Wedge Touch Mouse (tools for Windows 8 without a touch screen), I might go for it. But even as I am writing this, the idea goes through my mind that I should give this kind of technology another year or two to mature.

And if there's a Thanksgiving week (when you get the best electronic specials in the US) Kindle Keyboard 3G for, say, $50, I would buy it for when one of the devices owned by a family member dies out warranty, and/or for parts. Last year, I paid $90, and some places had it for $85, so this isn't totally dreaming.

All in all, love to vote in polls was the right answer.

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Old 10-31-2012, 12:21 AM   #51
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I voted other.

Buying another 1930's camera

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Old 10-31-2012, 10:04 AM   #52
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Buying another 1930's camera

Cool; it'll be great for taking family portraits

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Old 10-31-2012, 11:53 AM   #53
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I'm gonna be building a home media server with parts I can pick up during xmas sales. Other than that, I have all the gadgets I want at this time.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:04 PM   #54
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I was actually contemplating spending some of my money on books to read on my current eReaders.
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I was actually contemplating spending some of my money on books to read on my current eReaders.
Now why would you go and do that? You're excused from this thread.

To imagine that some people would actually read on their devices... utterly shameful.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:18 PM   #56
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Now why would you go and do that? You're excused from this thread.

To imagine that some people would actually read on their devices... utterly shameful.
It’s like having a banana and eating it too. How disgraceful
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:45 PM   #57
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iPhone 5 and iMac Mini.. maybe Nexus 10 as well. I'm a Gadget Junkie.. very sick man here..
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:02 AM   #58
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I voted "no new gadgets for me this holiday season" since I already upgrated everything recently. My oldest gadget would be my Ipad2, but I have no desire to upgrade that. No Ipad3 or Mini for me. I think my next gadget will be a front-lit e-ink device, if Sony comes with a good one next year.
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:17 AM   #59
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I'll need to replace my Simple Touch (one of the page turn buttons is failing), so I counted that under Non LCD ereader.
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Old 11-01-2012, 01:51 PM   #60
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I am a self-confessed gadget freak. My phone is off contract, just waiting for the Windows 8 phone. I want a 10" tablet, and Christmas is a great excuse. Finally, my ultrabook is 1 1/2 years old. I use it all day long for work and play. I may get one of those tablet computers (that can run windows, so I guess I am looking for the Surface Pro) and can log into my work system. Frankly, I don't think anyone else is getting my anything. I used to get jewelry, but since I am not going downtown every day (once a week), I have enough. Stopped buying work clothes. So electronics is all I have.
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