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Contest: Win one of 25 Phone Buddy smartphone stands! (UK-only) [Updated with Winners]

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We’ve just reviewed the Phone-Buddy, an extremely portable smartphone stand that also serves as an earphone tidy, and came away more than a little impressed by both its versatility and value of just £3.99 ($6.19) that includes free shipping. If you haven’t gotten around to ordering one for yourself just yet, you are in luck as we have 25 Phone Buddy’s to giveaway to our UK readers.

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You can join the hunt to win one of 8 Samsung Galaxy S6 handsets hidden across 8 UK cities

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Today being April 10th, it’s fair to say that Samsung’s vast marketing department will be working overtime to keep the launch of the Galaxy S6 front and center in the media. And what better way to do so than getting the public involved via Twitter for a chance to win one of eight Galaxy S6 handsets that have been hidden in eight cities across the UK?

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Tesco Mobile launches a Galaxy S6 to the edge of space as part of Twitter competition

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Today is April 10th, and that means it’s the official launch of Samsung’s newest flagship devices; the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. You are probably expecting to see the usual flood of unboxing videos (give it time) but we have something a little different here courtesy of Tesco Mobile. The UK retailer has attached the dual-edged Galaxy S6 to a special balloon and launched it up to the edge of space in a competition to give away 2 handsets via Twitter.

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Enter the HTC SweepStakes Promotion to win a HTC One M9

If you’ve followed our coverage of Mobile World Congress 2015, you’ve probably noticed that HTC has released its latest flagship smartphone, the One M9. As you would expect, the M9 features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 3GB of RAM and BoomSound speakers on the front of the device along with a refinement of the all-metal body. If you would like the chance to win a HTC One M9 before they even go on sale to the public, HTC are holding a SweepStakes promotion to do just that. We have the link after the break.

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Contest: Win 1 of 10 Lookout Premium annual subscriptions [Updated With Winners]

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With over 50 million users, Lookout has always been the leader when it comes to protecting our smartphones and tablets. The app has always been free, but if you want the ultimate protection, than look no further than a Lookout Premium Subscription. With Lookout Premium, you don’t have to worry about losing your data in the event that you lose your phone or tablet since it will automatically backup the important things like photos and call history. What happens if a thief steals your phone? You know they will try to remove the SIM card or enable Airplane Mode so you can’t track the device. Lookout will alert you of such actions and capture the last known location. This stuff is only the tip of the iceberg. How many apps do you think you have installed on your device that can track your personal information? Lookout can tell you instantly. Let’s not forget safe Web surfing and the ability to remotely lock or wipe your device.

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Motorola and Yo contest didn’t go so well, but 20 more Moto 360 smartwatches are up for grabs

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Did you enter the Motorola and Yo contest to win a Moto 360? If you did, you might have thought you won the coveted watch, but ended up in disappointment.

Today at 3:00pm CST, as planned, All contest participants received a link through the Yo app. Most people thought that if you were one of the first 20 people to click the link, you won a Moto 360. The only problem was that you actually had to fill out a form in order to complete the task at hand. Actually that wasn’t the only problem. The other problem, and actually a bigger one, was that it clearly stated at the top of the form, “Yo! You won a Moto 360!” Obviously that wasn’t the case. As stated in the rules, the first 20 people to complete the form would win the almost-full circle smartwatch.

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Contest: Win 1 of 10 tickets to Lookout’s Annual Kickoff party at Google I/O 2014 [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. 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 from Lookout and T-Mobile 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:

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Win a Galaxy S 5, HTC One M8, LG G2, Nexus 5, or Note 3 courtesy of Poweramp, Negri Electronics and TalkAndroid [updated with winner]

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We have held a number of contests with Poweramp in the past, but this one is by far the biggest. Poweramp is celebrating build 555 by giving away 5 premier smartphones during a 5 day contest with their 5 favorite Android blogs. The phones up for grabs include the Samsung Galaxy S 5, HTC One  (M8), LG G2, Nexus 5, and Samsung Galaxy Note 3.  An amazing group indeed.

Here’a how it works. All you have to do is comment at the bottom of this post telling us what your first Android phone was (or is)? You will have until Friday, May 2, at 11:59PM PST to get your entry in. Once the contest is over, we will select one random winner and submit it to Poweramp. The other four sites will do the same, and Poweramp, in association with Negri Electronics, will hold a random drawing for each phone. We will let our winner know which phone they have won next Monday, May 5, which is when Poweramp version 555 will be released. Be sure that your account has a working email address because that is how we are going to contact you.

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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.