Opera having ‘The Great Big Android Wallpaper Contest’, win a Samsung Galaxy S device!

Opera is gearing up for the release of the Opera Mobile 10.1 browser on November 9th with an awesome contest! Basically, Opera wants Android users to submit the best Opera wallpaper for an Android phone. The winner will receive a new Samsung Galaxy S device! The rules are as follows:

Resources for your design:

Download the Opera for Android icon (transparent png). Make sure to use the icon in your design. Any submission without the Opera for Android icon will not be evaluated.

Submit your contribution to prizes@opera.com. The best design will be announced and featured on the Opera Mobile campaign site.

A few guidelines:

  1. Submit a wallpaper in the following resolutions:
    • WVGA (960×800)
    • WVGA (960×854)
    • HVGA (640×480)
  2. Image file formats we accept are JPEG or PNG.
  3. Deadline: You have at least a week to finish your design.
  4. Send your design to prizes@opera.com.
  5. A team of Opera Designers will pick the winners.

Check out a few wallpapers made by us for inspiration. :up:

Get your submissions in and get the Samsung Galaxy S device you’ve been dreaming of! ;)

[via opera]

Samsung giving away 100 Galaxy tabs in ‘Feel Free’ contest!

The oh-so-generous folks over at Samsung are holding yet another Samsung Galaxy Tab contest. To enter the contest,  record a video of yourself talking about what freedom means to you and submit it to them via Samsung’s official YouTube page. The winners will be chosen on Nov. 29.

Check out a video after the break to see what the ‘Feel Free’ contest is all about!

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Win a free Android device from Thumbplay!

The makers of the app Thumbplay, a music syncing app available in the Android Market, are having a contest for US customers only; the first prize is your choice of an iPhone, Blackberry, or Android device as well as a free full year subscription to Thumbplay. But if you’re reading this, we know you’ll be picking up an Android device. ;)

So what do you have to do to get a totally awesome, totally FREE Android device of your choice? Check it out:

How to get your new phone and a year’s worth of Thumbplay:
• Show the Thumbplay app, include the phrase, “This is how I Thumbplay” and make us laugh in 3 minutes or less.
• Soo easy: Post on YouTube, name it “Here’s How I Thumbplay”
• Register + send us the link HERE
• Don’t forget to live in these United States

The second and third place prices aren’t too shabby either; the second place winner will get 6 months of Thumbplay free while the third place winner will get 3 months of Thumbplay free.

The deadline is Friday, January 7th 2011 at midnight. Winners will be announced January 18th, 2011.

Want a chance to win more free stuff? Be sure to enter the TalkAndroid contest to win Android mini collectibles!

Hit the break to see a demo video from Thumbplay for inspiration!

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iCarpus contest part deux winners announced

Well our second iCarpus contest (What’s an iCarpus? Read the review) ended yesterday, so that means the winners need to be announced today! So without futher delay, here they are:

So there you have it! To the winners: You will have a private message waiting for you in our forums giving you further instructions. To all those who didn’t win, don’t be discouraged. We’ll have another contest of some sort posted in the near future, so keep your eyes glued to TalkAndroid.

Pimp your HTC EVO contest winners!

Alright kids, sorry for the delay, but it’s time to announce the winners of our Pimp your HTC EVO contest!

Winners of the BLUE cover are:

Winners of the YELLOW cover are:

Winners of the RED cover are:

Winners of the CLEAR cover are:

So those are the winners. I’d like to thank everyone who participated in this contest, but don’t be upset if you didn’t win. A little birdie told me we’ll be giving away the Android mini-figs shortly!

$25k up for grabs in Sprint’s “Epic Mini Movie” contest

Sprint wants you to show off your movie-making skills utilizing your Samsung Epic™ 4G smartphone to shoot your own “Epic Mini Movie” moment.  Videos can only be up to 30 seconds in length and need to be uploaded straight to youtube at www.youtube.com/sprintepic.  Here, fans will vote on their favorite top 10 finalists.  From those, famed movie director, Michael Bay decides the 1st place video.

$25,000 goes to the grand prize winner and the top 10 finalists will receive 1 years worth of free movie tickets from Fandango.  Videos must be uploaded by 11:59 PDT on November 1st and voting begins immediately the next day.

Seeing as how Michael Bay gets to choose the ultimate winner, you may want to put lots of explosions in your Epic Mini Movie.  Now if only there was a prize for a years worth of free popcorn and soda when I go to the theaters.  Hit the jump for the full press release. Read more