Contest: Win a $150 Moto X coupon code from TalkAndroid [Updated with winner]

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The Moto X $150 promo ended on Monday, and I know a lot of you weren’t able to snag one. Thankfully our own Jack Holt was able to snag one, and we are giving it away to one of our lucky readers. This coupon code is good for a $150 discount on the Moto X off contract price. That would bring your total to $349 for the 16GB model or $399 for the 32GB model.

All you have to do is comment below telling us what you want for the holidays other than a Moto X. You have until tomorrow, December 12 at 11:59pm EST to get your entry in. On December 13, we will pick one random winner and email them the code, so be sure you are using a real email address for your account. The code expires on Monday, December 16 at 11:59pm EST. Good Luck!!!

Update: And the winners is Eric Moyer. Congratulations!! We are sending your code to the email associated with your account.

 

Contest: Win one of five ‘Andy Inside’ t-shirts from TalkAndroid and Deon Briggs [updated with winners]

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The “Exploded Andy” t-shirt will always be a fan favorite, but it’s time for the next installment. Earlier, we revealed “Andy Inside” as the sequel, and it’s a dandy. You can order yours today for $17, but you can also enter our contest for a chance to win one. Deon Briggs was gracious enough to provide five shirts for our awesome readers.

To enter, all you have to do is head over to our forum post and tell us what phone you’re currently using. You must be a U.S. resident and you have until Thursday, August 22 at 11:59PM EST time to enter. On Friday, we will pick five random winners. Be sure to use a real email address because that is how we will contact you. Good luck!!

Click here to enter the contest

Click here to order “Android Inside” 

Update

And the winners are……

geomcs

audioboxer217

HazmatJeff

jasneskis

sd4david

I am sending you each an email. Just reply back with your name, address, phone number, and shirt size.
Thank you all for playing and look for another contest from TalkAndroid soon!!

Contest: Win a Simpsons: Tapped Out Skinned Amazon Kindle Fire courtesy of Electronic Arts and TalkAndroid [updated with winner]

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Amazon_Kindle_Fire_Simpsons_Tapped_Out_Skinned_TARecently, Electronic Arts launched The Simpsons: Tapped Out game in the Amazon Appstore, and they skinned a few Kindle Fires to celebrate. We happen to have one of them thanks to Electronic Arts, and we are giving it away to one of our lucky readers. It’s the 7-incher with 8GB of internal storage.

All you have to do is comment below telling us who your favorite character on the show is. It couldn’t be any easier. You have until Monday, July 8th at 12:00pm EST. We will then select one winner at random. Just make sure the email address in your account is a real one because that is how we are going to contact you.

BTW, if you’re not familiar with The Simpsons: Tapped Out game, you need to check it out. It’s actually one of Jack Holt’s favorite games. The game’s premise is that Homer accidentally caused a meltdown wiping out Springfield. It’s a city building game, and you guessed it, you need to help rebuild Springfield. It’s a free download in the Amazon Appstore or the Google Play Store.

Good Luck!!!

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Contest: Win one of twenty copies of MyBackup Pro courtesy of Rerware and TalkAndroid [updated with winners]

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MyBackup Pro continues to be one of our favorite apps for backing up precious data. It’s simple enough for the casual user and powerful enough for those that love to change ROMs often. Recently, Rerware updated MyBackup Pro with the new “Migrate” feature that allows you to transfer your data from one device to another if it’s on the same WiFi network. My Backup Pro normally costs $4.99, which is a steal when you consider everything it does. Just check out our hands on review to see.

When the folks at Rerware came to us and said they would like to give a free copy to twenty of our lucky readers, are we going to complain? Hell no, so here’s your chance to grab a Free copy for yourself. We are going to keep this one very simple. Just comment below telling us which phone you are using right now. What could be simpler? You have until Wednesday at 12:00pm EST. We will then pick twenty random winners and announce them here. Just make sure that you are using a real email address because that is how we are going to contact you.

Hit the break for a hands on video showing you how the new “Migrate” function works as well as a funny commercial spot.

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Win one year of Slacker Radio Premium from TalkAndroid and Slacker Radio [updated with winners]

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I know there are a lot of music streaming apps available today, but my personal favorite is still Slacker Radio. It not only gives you the flexibility to make your own stations, but they offer so many curated stations for every imaginable genre that you can think of. We have given away premium Slacker accounts in the past, but this time we have something special. One of our lucky readers will win one full year of Slacker Radio’s premium service. Normally priced at $9.99 per month, the premium service gives you unlimited song skips, mobile station caching, ABC News, ESPN Radio, song lyrics, songs on demand, albums on demand, single artist stations, caching albums & playlists, and created playlists. Slacker Radio was also gracious enough to give one month subscriptions to five runner ups. That’s a total of six subscriptions to give out.

All you have to do is head over to our forum thread and reply with your favorite song right now. You have until Thursday June 27 at 12:00pm EST. We will then pick one winner at random for the one year subscription followed by five random runner ups for the one month subscriptions. Nothing could be easier. The best part of it is that it doesn’t matter whether you listen to Slacker Radio via Android, iOS, Google TV, a Roku, your desktop, or any other compatible device because your upgrade will be effective on all devices. Just make sure to use a real email address for your account so we can get in touch with you.

Click here to enter

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Update:

Congratulations to the following winners:

Grand Prize – 1 year of Slacker Radio Premium

MCNPorter – Axel Rudi Pell – “Dont Say Goodbye”

 

Runner Ups – 1 month of Slacker Radio Premium

LudwigRocker – KISS – Rock and Roll All Night

Bruhaha – Vampire Weekend – Diane Young

psipher – Nine Inch Nails – “Came back haunted”

DIXZ06 – Bob Seger – “Old Time Rock and Roll”

jillm – The Beatles – She’s Leaving Home

 

Each of you will receive an email with your codes as soon as I get them. Probably by tomorrow. Thank you all for playing and look for another TalkAndroid contest soon.

Swiss carrier Swisscom teams up with Samsung to give away Galaxy S 4s in the world’s most intense staring contest

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Do you live in Switzerland, want a Samsung Galaxy S 4 and have a large attention span? If you answered yes to all of those questions, you may be able to win Samsung’s latest flagship by merely staring at it’s gorgeous screen for one hour. Swiss carrier Swisscom has teamed up with Samsung to bring a very cool challenge to various Swiss cities. Participants will be asked to stare at the S 4 for one hour straight and if their concentration is broken, they are disqualified. » Read the rest

Contest: Win 1 of 10 tickets to Lookout’s Annual Kickoff party at Google I/O [Updated With Winners]

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It’s hard to believe that Google I/O is only a couple of weeks away. The conference itself is always a exciting, but you can’t forget the parties either. Lookout’s Annual Kickoff party is always a blast, and we are excited to offer our readers a chance to get a ticket because it’s one you don’t want to miss. If delicious food, unlimited drinks, great entertainment and cool giveaways sounds like fun to you, then you will want to enter this contest right now. We have 10 tickets (plus one guest) to give away and the details are as follows:

When: Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 pm
Where: Terra Gallery, 511 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA
What: Lookout’s annual Google I/O kickoff party. Drinks will start flowing at 7:30 pm at Terra Gallery in San Francisco and we’ll have tasty food and awesome entertainment. Free giveaways for the first 200 who show up at the door (arrive early: we had a line around the block last year!). *Please note that this event is 21 and over.

The only caveat is that you need to get yourself to San Francisco on your own because travel arrangements are not included.

To enter, just comment below on what you want to see at this year’s Google I/O. Is it a newer Nexus 7, Key Lime Pie, a Nexus Q 2, or something entirely different? We will take entries through May 3rd at 12:00pm EST. We will pick 10 random winners shortly after.

**Be sure to use a real email address for your account because that is how we will contact you.

Good Luck!!!!

Update

Congratulations to the following winners….

Markus Holden

Eileen

Pradaman Shorey

chris

Taggard Andrews

Carlos

Nudo

Tuan Nguyen

Roger Leek

Joshua Barta

You will receive an email with instructions shortly, and be sure to say hello because I will be there as well!!

Contest: Win one of five Android Mountain View Mashers t-shirts from AndyLimited and TalkAndroid [Updated With Winners]

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The folks who brought you the Andy Exploded t-shirt is at it again. Mountain View Mashers pertains to a baseball team, or shall I say appleball team, that happens to be pretty close to Google headquarters. It’s the perfect tee to advertise your Android pride, and we have five to give to our awesome readers.

All you have to do is head over to our forum post and tell us your favorite baseball team. Don’t have a favorite team? Tell us you hate baseball then. Either way, you have until tomorrow, March 21 at noon EST to get your entry in. We will announce and email the winners later that day. Be sure to use a real email address for your username because you need to get back to us by Friday with your information in order to get in on the first production batch.

Click here to enterU.S. residents only

Click here to order the Mountain View Mashers t-shirt – Orders ship next week.

UPDATE:

Congratulations to the following winners:

bearddroid
RonD
cheetah90
elvietnameno
TurkeyCowboy

You will each receive an email shortly. Please respond with your address, phone, and t-shirt size by tomorrow March 22 to get in on the first batch.

Thank you all for playing and look for another TalkAndroid contest soon!!

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Samsung gives you a chance to win a Galaxy S 4 and a 55-inch Smart TV

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Samsung will probably sell at least 30 million Galaxy S 4′s, so why not give a few away as part of a sweepstakes? They actually have 52 to hand out and four grand prize winners will also receive a Samsung 55-inch Smart TV. It’s quite simple. All you have to do is hit the source link below and sign up for the latest email updates for the Galaxy S 4. There is one caveat, and that is you must be a U.S. resident.

They already handed out 15 phones, but they will give away 1 per day starting today through April 21. The four grand prize winners will be selected on April 22.

Good luck!!

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Contest: Win one of fifteen copies of Poweramp courtesy of Poweramp and TalkAndroid [Updated With Winners]

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The folks over at Poweramp reached out to us for a little Holiday Giveaway. We have 15 copies of the full version of Poweramp ($3.99 value) to give to our lucky readers. We are going to pick 5 random winners on Christmas, December 26, and December 27. All you have to do is head over to our forum post and reply to it with what your favorite song is right now. You only need to enter once, but you obviously can’t win more than once. Good luck!!!

Note: Make sure to use a real email address for your account because that’s how we will contact you if you win.

Click Here To Enter

Update:

Christmas Day Winners

double0pou
Atomfist
Funkmon
Areometer
thefish22

December 26

Dave A
toesonthenose10
Nimeni
Vic Ulemmoja
PratikJain4

December 27

Prateek Rana
Azulhalo
Dave51495
acr
fcnghkkc