Shopping online is great, but it’s nice when you can kick the proverbial tires before you buy. With that idea in mind, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)—the organization that puts on the Consumer Electronics Show each year—is presenting its third annual series of CEA Demo Days at hundreds of local retailers across the country. The program will kick off July 20 to 22 with an event called “Experience the Summer Games Like Never Before”: Electronics retailers will show customers the best way to watch the Olympics on Internet-connected TVs .

Nikon has issued a recall of rechargeable batteries sold with two models of its digital SLR cameras, the Nikon D800 and Nikon D7000.

Earlier this year, the voice of the global Internet spoke out—and defeated—proposed American legislation SOPA and PIPA, the Stop Online Privacy Act and the Protect IP Act, respectively. But now, a few American legislators believe that the power of online citizens can help draft a positive piece of online legislation—a “Digital Bill of Rights.” On Monday, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) proposed the legislation to protect Internet users from intrusive legislation such as SOPA and PIPA . Modeled after the Bill of Rights to the U.S.

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Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Cisco Home Networking Store : Refurb Linksys Dual Band 802.11n WiFi Gigabit Router for $90 + free shipping P.C.

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At a press conference today, Walmart announced a new disc-to-digital service that will let customers bring in their physical DVD and Blu-ray libraries and convert them to digital movies that can be accessed via Vudu, the online video service now owned by Walmart.

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Tanga.com : 2-Pack Vibe Juicys Comfort Earbud Stereo Headphones for $4.99 w/ Free Shipping Buydig.com : Canon PowerShot S100 12.1MP 5X Digital Camera Bundle (f/2.0, 1080p Video, IS) $399 Buy.com : Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse – Red for $9.95 w/ Free Shipping Dell Small Business : Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Core i5 Dual 1.6GHz 13″ Laptop for $1,000 + free shipping Entertainment Amazon : Final Fantasy XIII-2: Collector’s Edition Xbox 360, PS3 $59.99, free ship NewEgg : House of the Dead OVERKILL Extended Cut PS3 $19.99 , free ship Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational.

For years, e-reading enthusiasts have awaited the first commercially available color e-book reader that promises to run for days or even weeks on a charge, just as black-and-white e-readers do. Now the Ectaco JetBook, priced at a whopping $500, has arrived. Our testers checked out its screen, and alas, the long wait hasn’t been rewarded by a fine performer

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Amazon : Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire 7″ Tablet $169.00 with Free Shipping eBay : Refurb Fujifilm FinePix Z90 14MP 5x Digital Camera for $63 + free shipping Entertainment Amazon : Soul Calibur V Xbox 360, PS3 $39.99, free ship Amazon : Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword with Music CD Wii $39.99, free ship Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational. These deals are often fleeting, with prices changing or products becoming unavailable as the day progresses