With Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in just a few days chances are that you may be thinking about a new PC and needs some help! Join myself, the rest of the AMD Tech Moms and of course AMD for a Twitter party  jam packed full of prizes tonight.

AMD has also lauched a cool Look Book on Pinterest.com. It allows you to browse and click through to purchase items right away. Check out the AMD Holiday Look Book here: http://pinterest.com/amdunprocessed/amd-holiday-look-book/.

AMD Also wanted to share a few gift ideas with you:

If you’re looking for a gift for the….

  • Jetsetter: This road warrior deserves brilliant HD visual experience wherever life takes them. With the HP  Pavilion dm1z laptop powered exclusively by VISION Technology from AMD, anywhere connectivity plus an eco-friendly platform round out this perfect little package, it is ideal for the highly mobile digital lifestyle with AMD AllDay ™ power for more than ten hours of battery life.  Don’t forget, you’ll be able to listen exactly how the artist intended with Beats audio. Starts at $289.
  • Entertainment Enthusiast: For those of us who use our PC to watch TV shows and movies, looking at a computer screen can – and should – be as clear as watching the best HD TV. Powered by VISION Technology from AMD, the Toshiba Satellite L775D allows you to watch movies in HD exactly as the producer intended – vivid and clear. This laptop is thin and lightweight making it the perfect addition to family movie night. Starts at $538.99
  • Multitasking Mom: Who says she can’t have it all? The 15.6” HP Pavilion dv6 laptop weight just 6 pounds and measures just 1.4” thin, yet makes no compromises when it comes to mobile performance.  Its extra-long battery life (thanks to AMD AllDay™ Power) keeps mom going from morning carpool to evening recitals. Starts at $649.99
  • Modern Family:  Needs something as versatile as they are. Serving triple duty as a computer, TV and sound system, the HP TouchSmart 320 with VISION Technology from AMD is an all-in-one, touchscreen computer that will entertain the entire family. Starts at $599.
  • Gaming Guru: Look for a gaming console that does more, like the Xbox 360 Console with Kinect. Wi-Fi is built-in for easier connection to the world of entertainment on Xbox LIVE and watch HD movies and TV stream in an instant with superior graphics by AMD. Starts at $299.


AMD is also giving away tons of holiday gifts on the Holiday Countdown Calendar on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AMD. From November 21 until January 2, AMD will be giving away one prize everyday – all you have to do is “Like” the Deals Tab and share a prize for a chance to win! Prizes include MARC BY MARC JACOBS and Samsonite laptop bags, Beats by Dr. Dre and Skullcandy headphones, a XBOX 360 console, laptops and more.  That certainly makes holiday shopping a little easier and much more fun!

What other questions do you have about holiday shopping? Join Bob Grim and Kristie Taylor from Advanced Micro Devices, myself and the other AMD Tech Moms for a Twitter Happy Hour next week! We will be discussing ways to save money during holiday shopping and sharing tips to help you choose the right computer for your family’s needs and lifestyle.  Join us for a chance to win an HP Pavilion dm1z laptop, as well as other prizes!


  • What: AMD Holiday Twitter Happy Hour party with AMD & AMD Tech Moms!
  • When: Tuesday, November 22 at 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST.
  • Who: @AMDNotebook @TechSavvyMama @HomeEverAfter @LittleTechGirl @ScrappinMichele
  • Where: On Twitter using the hashtag #AMDHoliday
  • Topic: Holiday Shopping
  • Party Favors: We’ll be giving away four $25 AMEX gift cards, two Corel Holiday Software Bundles (valued at approximately $499.94 each), fifteen copies of vReveal software (valued at approximately $49) and a HP dm1z laptop as the grand prize!


Rules to win:

  • Must be following @AMDNotebook @TechSavvyMama @HomeEverAfter @LittleTechGirl @ScrappinMichele
  • Gift card and Corel Holiday Software Bundle winners are chosen at random – each AMD Tech Mom will choose one $25 AMEX gift card winner based on the #AMDHoliday conversation. AMD will randomly select two winners to receive the Corel Holiday Bundle Software and fifteen winners to receive vReveal software.
    • Join the #AMDHoliday Twitter Happy Hour conversation and pay attention to @AMDNotebook tweets tonight to find out how to win the grand prize!

Disclosure: This post is part of my participation in the AMD Tech Mom Program. All opinions are my own.