[Updated] Galaxy Nexus Owner Beats Windows Phone In Windows Phone Challenge – And Finally Gets a Prize

 

We all know Android devices are powerful, really powerful. However, Android owners will always encounter resistance and claims from competing platforms such as iOS or RIM to stake a claim of arguing its devices are more effective and powerful than their Android counterparts. Returning to the competition party is the Windows Phone platform. Although wildly unpopular and continuously dwarfed by its competition, the platform has its eyes on taking back the lost marketshare while giving Android specifically a run for its money. Microsoft created an interesting phone competition called the Windows Phone Challenge (also called Smoked By Windows Phone) which essentially tests to see if an Android or iPhone owner’s device is faster than Windows Phone-based devices. A casual challenger decided to go out and test the challenge for fun.


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LG Making Your Wishes Come True With Facebook Contest

Celebrating the launch of LG’s new Optimus L Series L-Style smartphones (including the L7, L5, and L3), LG has announced a contest they’re calling the LG Optimus L Series Event. Up for grabs is the opportunity to “make your wish come true” for five lucky winners. That is if your wish has a lower than $5000 price tag. To enter, you have to visit LG’s Facebook page, “like” them, and submit your wish. Entries can be submitted until April 11 and winners will be chosen based on votes from other users, amongst other criteria. In addition, five random entries will be chosen to receive a free Optimus L7 smartphone.

Now I just need to figure out what my sub-$5000 wish is.

source: facebook
via: unwiredview

Contest: Win one of twenty FREE copies of Perfect Keyboard (Updated with Winners)

I just reviewed Perfect Keyboard, which is one of the best keyboard replacements for Android. The folks over at Perfect Keyboard were gracious enough to provide 20 copies to give to our awesome readers. We’re going to keep things simple again. Just head over to our forum post and tell us what phone and/or tablet you are sporting right now. You have until Monday, March 19 at 11:59EST. We will randomly pick 20 winners and announce them on Tuesday, March 20. Winners will receive an email with instructions to the email account that is attached to their username. Good Luck!!!

Click here to enter

 

Update:

Congratulations to the following winners:

kartha87
droozen
danny_lam
Arjun Giri
wcramernc
Malachi Witt
GUI_Center
ownedbydroid
Amanda Greenlee
Beck Bryson
Lim Sze Wan
djg1701
klingercrazy
milkywayer
johnnykoko
arundahiya_1984
mizdoc
jazzears
bernardf
marleysmellowfan

You will receive an email in the account account associated with your username. Thanks for playing!!!

 

 

Contest: Win one of three iFrogz Boost Near Field Audio Speakers (Updated With Winners)

I just did a review on the iFrogz Boost Near Field Audio Speaker, which amps up your speaker on your smartphone or digital media player. The folks over at iFrogz were gracious enough to provide three units for our loyal readers. We like to keep our contests simple so all you have to do is head over to our forum thread and tell us what your favorite song to listen to is lately. You will have until Sunday, March 11 at 11:59pm EST. We will pick three random winners and post them on March 12. Winners will receive an email in the account associated with your username. Only one entry per person please.

Click here to enter

Update:

Congratulations to the following winners:

Colin Sewell

davidac

dbqfan

You will receive an email to the account associated with your username. Just get back to me with your full name, address, and phone number your iFrogz Boost will be shipped.

Thanks for playing and look for another contest soon.

 

 

Contest: Win one of twenty-five FREE copies of MyBackup Pro (Updated With Winners)

I just reviewed MyBackup Pro, which I think is an app that every Android user should have on their phone or tablet. The folks over at RerWare were gracious enough to provide us 25 copies to give to our awesome readers. It’s quite simple. Just head over to our forum post and tell us what phone and/or tablet you are sporting right now. You have until Monday, March 5th at 11:59EST. We will randomly pick 25 winners and announce them on Tuesday, March 6. Winners will receive an email with instructions in the email account that is attached to their username. Good Luck!!!

Click here to enter

 

UPDATE:

Congratulations to the following winners:

angelus788

 

Don Goncalves

deserted

Jason Herrington

rhagemeyer

John Moore

kaibo

eastcoastowl

Spencer Teuscher

Droidster

dct1954

johnb847

Jason Esterline

Big Al

kartha87

duoflash

gr8bizweb

Bengina

johnshibbe

NortonHey

mdesousa

Puddlejumper

johnnykoko

Simon Roughley

manjot

You will receive and email in the account associated with your username with instructions.

Thanks for playing and look for another contest soon!!

 

Sprint is Giving Away 30 Galaxy Nexus’ with the Data Storm Sweepstakes

Are you with Sprint and jonesing for a Galaxy Nexus? Well here is your chance to win one of 30 Nexus’ being given away by Sprint. The Now Network is holding a Data Storm sweepstakes that ties in gameplay for additional contest entries. Sounds easy enough right? Play a game, win a Nexus! Head over to the source link below to get entered, you have until April 5th to get as many entries in as you can. Curious about the cutoff date? Maybe that’s the day Sprint plans on releasing the Galaxy Nexus to the masses…

source: Sprint

 

Win Two XYBOARD 8.2″ Tablets From Now Until March 11th Thanks to Verizon

“What could be better than winning a DROID XYBOARD by Motorola 8.2 Tablet? Winning TWO!” That’s right folks, that’s how Verizon has started its announcement regarding your chance to win not just one, but two XYBOARD 8.2-Inch Tablets. All you have to do is complete the entry form and then share the sweepstakes on either Facebook or Twitter. A new winner is chosen daily and entries do not roll over. So if you want to increase your chances you’ll need to enter as often as you like “EVERY DAY” through March 11th.

So hit the source link below for your chance to enter. As it says you’ll be blown away by this tablet’s “off-the-hook power, and lightweight portability, lightning-speed 4G LTE connectivity, and so much more.” Of course you are more than welcome to check out our review on the tablet to see if it’s worth the effort of entering this contest. Our only issue was the price for these beasts so winning one would just be icing on the cake. Enjoy!

source: Verizon Insider

 

Contest: Win One of Four Power by Gen Andru Chargers (Updated with Winners)

The other day we brought you a review of the Andru Charger. Created by Power by Gen, this charger is an Android Lover’s dream. Well at the end of that review we hinted at an up and coming contest where you the reader could get your hands on one of these awesome chargers. Well thanks to the awesome folks over at Power by Gen four of you will win one of these Andru chargers.

All you have to do is head on over to the contest thread in the forums and follow the three simple rules. They include following Andru on Twitter, liking the Power by Gen Facebook page and finally telling us in the contest thread what device you plan on charging first with Andru. You have until Monday, February 20th at 11:59pm EST to enter.

We will pick 4 random winners and announce them on Tuesday, February 21st. Winners will receive an email in the account associated with their forum username. Only one entry per username will be accepted so no need for multiple entries.

If you aren’t one of the lucky winners of this contest you can head on over to the Power By Gen web site to purchase one of these.

Click here to enter the contest!

Good Luck!!!!!!!!

UPDATE:

Congratulations to the following winners:

pltnmdrgn0904 – First Samsung Captivate, then HTC Inspire 4g, then the Kindle Fire

Phunk311- I’d charge up my Motorola DROID RAZR!

aj34 – my evo

whiteout7942 – Rooted Droid 4

Thank you everyone for playing and we should have another contest up soon.

 

Darth Maul Yourself For a Chance to Win a New LG Spectrum from Verizon

 

 

Want to win one of five LG Spectrums being given away by Verizon and LG in promotion of Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D? Rules are easy, simply download the free Darth Maul Me app from the Android Market, take a picture of yourself and use the app to Darth Maul yourself. Next, you must be following @verizonwireless on Twitter and you need to tweet that picture you just created with the app. You must include @verizonwireless and #DarthMaulMe in your tweet in order for your entry to be valid. The contest ends in 4 days (Feb. 19) and they will be randomly picking a winner every day (since it started yesterday there are only four left). The window of time for entry each day is from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  (EST), but you can enter as many times as you want within that period. Pretty easy. To get started, grab the free app from the Android Market, and if you want to read up on the full contest rules, go here. Good luck!

 

Have Your Heart Set On A New Phone? Win A Droid RAZR With Verizon’s Twitter Contest

Verizon is kicking off the Valentine’s “season” with a lovely (pun intended) Twitter contest! Tweet off a poem, a romantic(ally hilarious) moment, or tweet a picture with a Valentine’s Day confession. Close it off with a #tweetheart (nice one, Verizon) and you’re on your way to quite possibly owning a nice piece of Android hardware, a Droid Razr compliments of Verizon. Remember to be creative! This is a contest after all. The contest starts beating Feb. 13 and runs until the 14th.

Source: Twitter