A Hi-Tech Holiday : Blog Of The Nation Wiis, LCD TVs, flip phones, Blackberries, laptops, Roombas... What gadgets are on your holiday wish list this year?
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A Hi-Tech Holiday

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Dear Santa:
This year, I'd like world peace, an end to hunger and poverty, pollution-free energy... Oh, who am I kidding...

Dear Santa:
This year, I'd like an iPhone, 50" plasma TV, Wii, Blackberry Pearl, 8-Megapixel digital SLR camera with at least 10x optical zoom, GPS...

Yes, tomorrow is Black Friday... the day when we all head to the mall, frothy-at-the-mouth and looking for good deals (and good parking spaces). And for more and more of us, we want gadgets... TVs, video games, digital cameras, computers, the works). And it doesn't matter if you're 5 years old or 95 years old. The problem, though, is digging through the piles of lingo... HD, 3G, wi-fi, LCD, PC, GB, MB, pixel, 1080i (or p), SD, blah, blah, blah. So, before you head to the mall (or online) to shop, we've called in David Pogue from The New York Times, and Victor Godinez, from the Dallas Morning News, to help you out. What's the must-have gizmo on your wish list this year? Got any advice for what to buy, and what to avoid?