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

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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!!!

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Congratulations to the following winners:



Don Goncalves


Jason Herrington


John Moore



Spencer Teuscher




Jason Esterline

Big Al










Simon Roughley


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

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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

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“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)

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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!!!!!!!!


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

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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

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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

Contest: Show off your team spirit for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card and Camera Zoom FX for FREE

by Robert Nazarian on

It’s time for another Talk Android contest and this one is sponsored by androidslide, makers of Camera ZOOM FX, which we just reviewed. Since Camera Zoom FX is all about photos, we’re asking you guys to send us your photos showing your NFL team pride. It can be a photo of yourself (and friends) wearing your favorite team wear or maybe it’s a picture showing off all your memorabilia. The Super Bowl might be all about the Giants and Patriots, but this contest isn’t. We’re looking for fans of all 32 NFL teams.

You will have a chance to win a free copy of Camera ZOOM FX, and the top photos will get Amazon gift cards. Here are the rules:

  1. Tweet us your photo to @TalkAndroid using the hashtag #superbowlphotos
  2. Entries are accepted starting at the time of this post through the final second of Super Bowl XLVI
  3. The Talk Android staff will vote on the best photos. 1st prize will be a $30 Amazon gift card, 2nd prize will be a $15 Amazon gift card, and the top 20 photos overall will each receive a free copy of Camera ZOOM FX.
  4. We will announce the winners on Monday, February 6, 2012. Winners will receive a direct message from us with instructions.

Good luck everyone!!!

Contest: Submit the best caption and win an HTC Wildfire S or HTC Status compliments of HTC (Updated With Winner)

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Updated with winner below

It’s time for another Talk Android contest. This time HTC is providing two phones, the HTC Wildfire S and the HTC Status. The winner will get their choice of which one they want.

The HTC Wildfire S is currently offered on T-Mobile and features a 3.2-inch display and a 5MP camera. Recently, it was added to the bootloader unlock support by HTC. The Status is available on AT&T and is geared towards the hardcore Facebook fan. It features a QWERTY keyboard for all your status updates, and features a 2.6-inch display, a 5MP camera, a VGA front facing camera, and an extra special Facebook button.

The rules are simple:

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Verizon Wireless kicks of 4X4 Galaxy Nexus Giveaway today at 10:00am

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If you’re not already following @VerizonWireless on Twitter, you might want to because they’re kicking off a 4×4 Galaxy Nexus Giveaway in a little less than an hour (10:00am EST). Each day over the next 4 days, they will award a lucky winner a Galaxy Nexus.  You can see in the above image what your task is going to be for each day. You will have from 10:00am to 11:59pm to send your tweets and you’re limited to 10 tweets for each period. Winners will be picked by a random drawing and announced by January 31. Good Luck!!

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Contest: Submit the best caption and win a Samsung Galaxy S II compliments of Three Mobile (Updated with Winner)

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Update: See the bottom of the post for the winner.

2011 has been the year of the Samsung Galaxy S II. With its huge Super AMOLED screen and a powerful 1.2 GHz processor, the Galaxy S II is a smartphone powerhouse. Its sleek form factor has won it legions of fans and has picked up a multitude of awards in 2011.

Boosted by Three’s all-you-can-eat data, you’ll now have all the internet you will ever need. Talk Android is offering one lucky reader the chance to get their hands on this cool smartphone compliments of Three. It comes with a Pay As You Go SIM pre-loaded with all-you-can-eat data so you’ll be free to stream, download, tweet and surf the web without ever worrying about the cost – there literally are no limits.

The rules are simple:

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