Daily gear deals – $13 shortwave radio, $280 netbook computer and more

Here are the hottest gear deals for today, Thursday September 24th 2009. Remember, these deals are often only valid for just one day, so act fast before they are gone.

Canon and Amazon are running a promotion on the highly rated SD780IS digital camera. It has dropped from around $230, down to $209. It does HD video recording, and features an HDMI output for playing your movies on your HDTV. Click here for this deal.

Dailycheckout is selling a Grundig AM/FM/Shortwave radio for just $12.99. Perfect for when you are out of range of WiFi or when your iPod runs out of power. Click here for this deal.

Head on over to mwave.com for the Acer AO751 netbook. For the price of a 10″ machine, you get an 11.6″ screen, 1GB ram, 160GB hard drive and Windows XP. It is on sale for just $279.99, shipping is $10. Click here for this deal.

And finally in today’s lineup, if you are still in the market for an affordable GPS unit, check out this list of cheap refurbished units. The cheapest starts at under $70!. Click here for this deal.