As we closed 2009, news about the new Apple Tablet  (iSlate? iGuide?), Google's Nexus One , and CES  predictions filled the air like a cold Winter chill. As if all that excitement weren't enough, there were some other news-worthy events and products to cover our pages as well. Check out everything you may have missed right here.
Amazon Gives Away a Free Movie Rental
Hide away from the stormy weather outside by downloading a free movie  from Amazon until Jan. 3.
The Kindle Is a Best-Seller
Amazon's Kindle was its best-selling gift item ever  this holiday.
The Nook Gets Designer Duds
Cover up that cool eReader with some designer cases and sleeves .
AT&T Wants to Break Up With Landlines
AT&T filed paperwork this week that asks the FCC to allow them to discontinue landline-based telephone service .
I found an iPhone case that transported me back to the '80's — this Plia Kangaroo case  reminds me of Jem and the Holigrams!
Gifts You Didn't Get
If you didn't get what you wanted under the tree, here's 10 gifts you should give to yourself  in the new year.
Top of the Pile
I rounded up the top 10 posts of the year — are they what you expected ?
You voted The Sims 3 as your favorite game of 2009, and the original Sims as your favorite game of the decade !
With the Christmas flight debacle, the TSA enforced new rules, which included gadget-free flights .
Facebook now reminds you of your anniversary , and the anniversaries of your friends.