Justin Bieber wants a Nintendo 3DS for Christmas (oh, and you)

Bieber and Mariah Carey ruin one of my favorite holiday tunes

You may wonder, why am I writing about Justin Bieber in an IT video tech blog? Do I need the hits? (well, yes) Am I a closet Bieber fan? (Umm, no).

The reason, dear reader, is the not-so-subtle product placement of the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming system in the new video of Maria Carey and Bieber's duet of her classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You". If you want to skip ahead, the Nintendo stuff comes at the 2-minute mark.

So expect Nintendo 3DS sales to go through the roof, at least for the tween girl demographic.

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