Toshiba giving away 10 Thrives through special missions

We are a little late to the game, but Toshiba is running a contest and giving away 10 Thrives. There are 10 missions in all and right now mission 4 is underway. The highlight of this mission is a unique unboxing video of the Thrive. The instructions are:

See it all come together in the first Thrive™ Tablet Unboxing Video. Watch again and again to find a secret code for the remaining free tablets. 10,000 views will unlock the code and 10 chances to win a special limited-edition Thrive™ Tablet of your very own.

If you don’t want to wait, you can share the video on Twitter, along with #ThriveUnbox for another way to win. The more RTs you get, the more likely you’ll win.

[via toshiba missions through androidcentral]

Contest: Win one of five Starbucks eGift cards to use with My Coffee Card

It is time for another TalkAndroid giveaway. This is one is from Birbeck, the makers of My Coffee Card, which lets you make mobile payments in over 6,800 Starbucks locations with your phone. Check out our hands on video review here.

We are giving away five Starbucks eGift cards valued at $5.00 each to use with the app.

Full rules:

  1. Leave a post in this forum thread stating what your favorite Starbucks drink is.
  2. Because Starbucks mobile payments are only available in the US, this contest is limited to US residents.
  3. Additional posts from the same user will be ignored.
  4. The contest ends 11:59pm eastern on June 28, 2011.
  5. Winners will be picked at random and contacted via email by Birbeck.

Good Luck.

Want to win an HTC Thunderbolt? You can through Twitter


If you’re a basketball fan, or even just need a new smartphone, you may want to check into how you can win a brand new Verizon HTC Thunderbolt. On top of winning that phone, you’ll also get a private party with Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks and net worth $2.5billion) and 10 of your friends. Just sayin here, it could be one heck of a wild night with a guy that has a bank roll like that!

You’ll have to follow Mark Cuban at to gather 5 puzzle pieces, which will be revealed to you which Verizon locations they’re at for you to retrieve. The pieces will start Friday April 1st and go til April 5th. the winner will be selected at Victory Park Plaza, Dallas, TX on Wed April 6th.

Who: Dallas Area Fans who want to win a ThunderBolt by HTC & a private party with Mark Cuban!
What: ThunderBolt Launch Party
When: April 6, 2011 at 4pm CT
Where: Follow @MCuban to find out where to gather puzzle pieces

Official rules here

[via twtvite]

Win 1 of 20 unlock codes for your GSM Motorola phone from Unique Phones Ltd

Well, well well, it looks like it’s contest time again! This time around, the guys from Unique Phones, Ltd. are giving away 20 unlock codes for your Motorola phone on a GSM network. What does this do? Simple, really: it will allow you to use your Motorola phone on any GSM network. Here’s how to enter into the contest:

  • Comment back on this post (be sure to include your email address) with why you want to unlock your Motorola phone
  • Twitter: Follow @TalkAndroid and @Unlocking_com, then tweet the following: Win a free unlock code for your Motorola phone from @TalkAndroid and @Unlocking_com #tamotounlock
  • Facebook: Like TalkAndroid and comment on our wall why you want to unlock your Motorola phone

So what are you waiting for? The contest ends 3-31-11, so enter the contest, and be sure to check out Unique Phones Ltd. for all your unlocking needs!

TalkAndroid Presents: The Ultimate Holiday Giveaway – Bluetooth Speakers, Android Figurines, Apps and More

Do you love Well, since you’re here, we sure hope you do. But now, the big question – how much do you love us? We want to know how crazy you’re willing to get for us – and, in return, we’ve got some pretty awesome prizes for you.

Here’s how this is going to work. We want you to show us how crazy you are for TalkAndroid. We want you to submit videos or pictures of you doing something to show the world how much you love our site. Put up a huge banner on the side of a building, put flyers on cars, shout it from a rooftop… be as creative as you can! Remember, the more original the idea, the more likely you are to win the first place prize pack. And, of course, keep it legal, and keep  it appropriate! Here’s what the winners will receive:

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Qualcomm hosting Augmented Reality Developer Competition

Qualcomm is now accepting submissions into their Augmented Reality Developer Competition. Contestants simply develop apps using augmented reality to make compelling real-world applications. You can participate in this contest and develop apps for an Android device. Click here to download the SDK and get started.

The deadline for the contest is January 7th, 2011. The first place winner will be announced at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and receive a cash prize of $125,000. Pretty good reward for creativity right?

Official rules and a submission site can be found here.

[via qualcomm]

New: TalkAndroid Contest Page

We here at TalkAndroid host a lot of giveaways. We love it, too! Our readers are the best out there, and we like to reward you guys with whatever we can. So, we decided to go ahead and put together a page that keeps you informed on all the contests we have going at any point in time. To check it out for yourself, be sure to hit up for the full list, and let us know what you think in the comments!

TalkAndroid Contest: Lookout Mobile Security 1-Year Subscription Giveaway

You may have heard earlier that Lookout Mobile has officially rolled out a premium version of their crazy popular Android app, “Lookout Mobile Security“. To go along with this announcement, TalkAndroid and Lookout Mobile have teamed up to bring 10 lucky readers a 1-year subscription to the awesome new premium service for free! If you want to enter the contest for yourself, hit the break to find out all the rules, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments!

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TalkAndroid Contest: Tether Twitter Giveaway

Who doesn’t love a good, easy way to tether? We do, and we’re pretty sure you do, too. Well, lucky for all of us, the good folks over at Tether have released the Android version of their popular tethering app for Blackberry, and it works great. I personally find myself using it constantly on my HTC Evo 4G, and you couldn’t get me to do it any other way.

We love it so much, in fact, that we’ve teamed up with the Tether team to bring you a contest where you can win a copy of Tether absolutely free! The app is always free on the Market, but requires a license code for the full version. So, over the next week, we will be running a contest where 15 lucky readers will get a copy of this great app. Hit the break for the rules, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!

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