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#61 dtwdmaty  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 27, 2011 - 6:00 pm

It's not really a prediction, but I couldn't think of anywhere else to add this tidbit - Just heard from a friend who works at Macy's that they will be opening at Midnight.

#62 sweetdiggity  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 27, 2011 - 8:09 pm

I predict that Walgreens will have Christmas inflatables Buy one for $19.99 Get One FREE! ;)
Retail: Homey don't pay that. :D

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Posted Sep 28, 2011 - 2:48 pm

I predict that the iphone 5 and Kindle fire will not be reduce for christmas or BF and no deals will be available

#64 len_mullen  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 29, 2011 - 1:36 am

Another 100,000 HP Touchpads will hit the market in the next 30 days. This will cause all sorts of problems for the other tablets and we will see great deals this year. Tablet sales will pressure laptop/desktop prices. Really big TVs will be on sale from October until January. People, still scratching their heads over 3D, will jump on LED sets. I will get a really good deal on a hugh plasma or DLP (both of which produce a better experience). PS3, XBox, and WII will be damn near free by BF. GPS units may actually be free as people invest in car mounts for their Droids. Amazing computers (2nd gen iCore laptops) will be $300 to $400.

All this is based on four things that have happened this summer...

- Gas prices are up and heating oil has not retreated while food prices are falling (>% of stagnant wages going to oil and gas)
- HP dumping close to 500,000 tablets AFTER the retailers have places their orders for Christmas
- Nintendo has announced a new gen HD game console
- Smart phones have put a full blown computer in a LOT of cars

Looks like a good Christmas for consumers.

Rumor has it that the HP tablets will be in stores for BF. Samsung has had some legal setbacks which has closed European and Australian markets to the Galaxy. Amazon has announced four new kindles. This may not impact the demand for or price of ipads, but there will be a lot of price pressure on the android tablets. With the Fire selling for $199 with no lines, I think a very good $100 tablet is very likely.

With the kindle selling for $80 everyday, I could see it as a <$50 stocking stuffer. Keep an eye of the Gold Box this holiday season!

#65 len_mullen  OFFLINE  

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Posted Oct 1, 2011 - 3:07 am

Rumor has it that the HP tablets will be in stores for BF. Samsung has had some legal setbacks which has closed European and Australian markets to the Galaxy. Amazon has announced four new kindles. This may not impact the demand for or price of ipads, but there will be a lot of price pressure on the android tablets. With the Fire selling for $199 with no lines, I think a very good $100 tablet is very likely.

With the kindle selling for $80 everyday, I could see it as a <$50 stocking stuffer. Keep an eye of the Gold Box this holiday season!

B&N has announced Nook price adjustment, BB has cut the Playbook 20%. Let the price wars begin!

http://www.thestreet...?cm_ven=GOOGLEN
http://betanews.com/...ice-wars-begin/
http://www.forbes.co...blet-price-war/

My kid would love a Fire. He is exactly who Bezos had in mind when creating this device. He always has a book in his hands, loves youtube, plays all the cute web/flash games, wants angry birds, listens to music while he does his homework. At $200, it's a little extragent, but my wife does dialysis three times a week and may enjoy a touch. I travel and find my storm2 a little too small and too slow for reading. Maybe I'd like a touch 3g? It makes sense when you consider that Amazon lets you share content on up to six devices (we could all read the same copy of Harry Potter the day it was released).

This is really compelling:

#66 conleybunch  OFFLINE  

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Posted Oct 1, 2011 - 5:17 am

I am predicting longer lines due to better deals (the better deals might be wishful thinking on my part) this year. Complete madness on doorbusters this year.
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