Win a new MacBook from iDownloadBlog

By iDB Deals on Mar 25, 2015

First off, congratulations to Joe A., winner of the MacBook Pro Giveaway! Here’s what he had to say: “I don’t think I have ever won a prize drawing other than one for a $20 gas card. This is awesome!”

And now (drumroll please)…enter our new giveaway to win a brand new MacBook!

The new Macbook is the lightest MacBook ever at two pounds and ultra thin at an incredible 13.1mm. It is powered by a newly designed and super-efficient battery, offering an impressive 9 hours of battery life. You get the cool Force Touch trackpad, a full-size keyboard with new and improved keys, and the beautiful retina display. Read More

 

Last chance to enter the Macbook Pro Giveaway, ending tonight

By iDB Deals on Mar 18, 2015

We wanted to make sure to get out one final reminder: the Macbook Pro Giveaway from iDownloadBlog Deals ends tonight at 11:59pm PT. If you’d like a chance to win a free Macbook Pro (who wouldn’t?), now’s the time to head over to the giveaway page and enter. Read More

 

Enter to win a 50″ LG TV + Sound Bar from iDB Deals

By iDB Deals on Feb 26, 2015

Continuing with our uber-popular weekly giveaways, this week it’s a brand new TV! Over at iDownloadBlog Deals, we’re giving away a 50″ LG TV and hey, why not throw in a sound bar speaker to complete the package? Enter for a chance to win this sweet bundle absolutely free! Read More

 

Enter to win a Macbook Pro from iDB Deals

By iDB Deals on Feb 19, 2015

If you’re feeling envious, we’ve got another chance to win big from iDownloadBlog Deals, and it’s a major one. After giving away an iMac earlier this month, we’re back at it with the big-ticket Apple hardware; this time, one lucky winner will get a brand new Macbook Pro! If that doesn’t pique your interest, I’m not sure what will. Read More

 

Reminder: last chance to enter the Apple Watch Giveaway

By iDB Deals on Feb 17, 2015

First, huge congratulations to David P. from New York, winner of the iMac Giveaway!

Do you want to be the next Giveaway winner announced on iDB? How does an Apple Watch sound? Over at iDownloadBlog Deals giveaways, we’ve got an Apple Watch up for grabs! But act quick – today is your last chance to enter. All entries must be in before the Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm PST tonight.

We’re giving away one 38mm Apple Watch, valued at $349. All you have to do to enter is go to the giveaway page, click “Enter,” and sign up for an iDB Deals account. From there, you can get extra entries by following us on Twitter and Google+, as well as referring friends (5 entries per referral!).

Good luck everyone! Enter the giveaway.

 

Last chance to enter the iMac Giveaway

By iDB Deals on Feb 11, 2015

We’re giving away an iMac at the iDownloadBlog Deals store, and today is your last chance to enter. All entries must be received by 11:59PM PST tonight, February 11.

All you have to do to enter is create an account on the iDB Deals store. You’ll get extra entries for following us on social channels, and even more for referring friends (five giveaway entries for each referral), so share your custom referral link on your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and any other social channels.

The iMac we’re giving away is the 21.5-inch 1.4GHz model, carrying a $1,099 price tag. By entering this giveaway, it could be yours for free. But time’s running out – enter to win the iMac now!

 

Win an Apple Watch from iDownloadBlog Deals

By iDB Deals on Feb 4, 2015

After launching our iDownloadBlog Deals store last week, we had an incredible response for our iMac Giveaway. Today, we’re back and keeping the good times rolling: we’re also giving away an Apple Watch at the iDB store!

Set to launch in April, the Apple Watch is one of the most hotly anticipated hardware releases of all times. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we’re giving one away! This is your chance to get the world’s hottest piece of tech on your wrist for free. Up for grabs is the 38mm Apple Watch model, valued at $349. Read More

 

Win a new iMac from the iDownloadBlog Deals store

By iDB Deals on Jan 28, 2015

Yesterday we announced the launch of our new iDownloadBlog Deals store, and we promised some epic giveaways. Today we’re kicking it off with a bang: we’re giving away a new iMac!

When the new iMac was released at the end of last year, we were all drooling over this beautiful piece of tech and well… most of us still are.  Probably the sleekest desktop computer ever made, the iMac is only a few inches thick at fattest, and slims down to razor-thin edges. We’re giving away a 21.5-inch model, boasting a 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Processor, as well as a 500GB hard drive and 8GB of memory.

Valued at $1,099, we’re guessing you want to win this beautiful, beautiful computer. So how do you enter? Go the giveaway page on the iDownloadBlog Deals store, and create an account! You’ll get extra entries for following iDB on Twitter and Google+, and get five extra entries for each friend you refer, so don’t forget to share your custom share link on Facebook and Twitter.

Stay tuned for more awesome giveaways from the iDB Deals store.

Enter the giveaway here!

Winner announced!

And the winner is David P. from New York. The winner has been contacted with further instructions. Thank you everyone for entering the giveaway, and stay tuned for more.

 

The Stratus XL controller takes iOS gaming to the next level [review + giveaway]

By Jim Gresham on Dec 15, 2014

Since Apple announced MFi controller support for iOS games, fewer options appeared than originally anticipated. The reason for a slow response is a bit surprising. However, my point of view is slightly skewed as an iOS accessory hardware reviewer. Still, I cannot imagine why app developers would not want to build in the support. Even more shocking is the small list of hardware options.

At CES 2014, it seemed like controllers would be the new thing. Unfortunately, several companies I chatted with never released their controller. We have come a long way since January 2014 and a full year plus another six months since the MFi controller support protocol released at WWDC.

SteelSeries was one of the first companies to-market with their SteelSeries Stratus. The Stratus was an extremely small MFi controller, but perfect for on-the-go gamers. Recently, they released the Stratus XL, a full sized battle tested design, similar to a true console handheld. After settling down with the XL, it changed the way I look at iOS as a gaming platform. Read More

 

Premium and Stylish Phiaton Bridge MS 500 Headphones [review + giveaway]

By Jim Gresham on Dec 8, 2014

Headphones are one of those device categories where more money does not necessarily equate to a better quality product. Many branded, read “designer,” headphones cost extra simply because they have a celebrity backing them. There is a single branded headphone line that gets most of the attention and offer a high price tag for entry.

There are ways to more intelligently choose a pair of cans. Make sure the sound is superior quality. Of course, pay attention to build quality, but sound is paramount when purchasing headphones. Start with plastic. If the entire headphone is plastic, start second guessing your purchase. Pulling the Phiaton Bridge MS 500‘s from the box was quite a rewarding experience, complete with machined aluminum, perforated leather, and red stitching. Read More

 

The iDownloadBlog + Sphero bonanza giveaway

By Sébastien Page on Nov 20, 2014

Christmas might still be a month away but we want to beat Santa Claus to the punch and offer you a chance to get something fun without you having to wait until December 25th. That is why we teamed up with the folks at Orbotix, the company behind the famous Sphero, to offer you a chance to win one of the three connected gadgets we’re putting up for grabs. Read More

 

You don’t have an iPhone 6 yet, but you can already win a case for it [winners announced]

By Sébastien Page on Sep 12, 2014

You were barely able to pre-order  your new iPhone 6 Friday morning, but don’t stop that from entering our iPhone 6 case giveaway, brought to you by the fine folks over at Spigen. Unlike Apple and the carriers, iDB’s servers will most definitely be able to handle the traffic of this special giveaway, so if you have a couple minutes to spare, and want a chance to win a case for your yet-to-be-delivered iPhone 6, you’ve come to the right place. Read More

 

The perfect portable car mount gets bigger

By Sébastien Page on Aug 1, 2014

In our recent Kenu Airframe review, we unanimously called the portable car mount the perfect dashboard companion for your iPhone. Small, convenient, practical, and fairly inexpensive, this lightweight accessory makes mounting your phone on a car dashboard a quick and easy thing, as it will secure virtually any device with a screen size of up to 5 inches.

But what happens if you have a bigger device?

With rumors of a larger 5.5″ screen iPhone 6 looming above us, and with the proliferation of larger smartphones all around, the folks at Kenu have decided to address the demand, and recently released the Airframe+, a device exactly similar in form and function to its smaller version, but with more size to accommodate bigger screens. Read More

 

Giveaway: Enter to win I-MEGO MAZE Studio Headphones

By Joe Rossignol on Jun 16, 2014

iDownloadBlog is pleased to announce our latest giveaway of the I-MEGO MAZE Studio Headphones, valued at $139.99. The MAZE headphones launched just a few weeks ago, featuring a soft memory foam cushion, semi-transparent vinyl record-like deco plate, and an integrated metal slider. The pair have a patent pending design that aims to deliver enhanced acoustics. Read ahead for how to enter…  Read More

 

Giveaway: Fantastical 2 for iPad

By Sébastien Page on Apr 17, 2014

When someone asks me what the best calendar app is, I usually don’t think twice about recommending Fantastical 2. It’s simple, elegant, and very easy to use, making it the de facto choice for me.

Up until a couple of weeks ago, Fantastical 2 was only available on iPhone, but after several years, the fine folks at Flexibits have finally graced us with Fantastical 2 for iPad, which we reviewed and loved when it first came out.

If you haven’t already pulled the trigger on this app, then you’re in luck, because we’ve joined forces with Flexibits to offer you a chance to win one of ten promo codes for Fantastical 2 for iPadRead More

 

The winner of our iPad mini giveaway is…

By Sébastien Page on Apr 16, 2014

We did it again! Thanks to the support of the guys behind Fairway Solitaire Blast, we managed to put together one of our awesome giveaways that is going to reward an iDB reader with an iPad mini with Retina display.

Before we announce the winner, I want to thank the Fairway Solitaire Blast for making this giveaway possible, and also all of you who took the time to enter for a chance to win.

Now without further ado, let’s announce the winner… Read More

 

Giveaway: download this free app and enter for a chance to win an iPad mini

By Sébastien Page on Apr 8, 2014

It had been a while since we’d been running one of our notorious awesome giveaways. But today, thanks to the folks at Fairway Solitaire, we’re back at it, with a really cool prize for one lucky winner: an iPad mini with Retina display.

Yup, you read that right. One of you lucky cats will be able to snatch a 16GB iPad mini with Retina display in the color of your choice. Best of all, you won’t even have to go to the Apple Store to pick it up, as we’ll be shipping it directly to you.

Read on for the details… Read More

 

This is your chance to win our stocking stuffer accessory giveaway

By Jim Gresham on Dec 23, 2013

It is the Christmas time of year and we are having a small celebration here on iDB. With the newly released Evasi0n7 jailbreak, there is plenty of reason for merriment. To share the Christmas excitement, we teamed up with a few companies to offer little stocking stuffers to a lucky reader.

From a small screen cleaner to aluminum earbuds, there is a little something in here for everyone. However, we will picking only one lucky winner to stuff their stocking with all of the items included in the details below… Read More

 

Audiofly AF45 earbuds review and giveaway: stunningly crisp sound meets affordable price

By Jim Gresham on Dec 9, 2013

Some would say I have a terrible collection of music in my iTunes library. Ask any of my friends, or wife, and I probably rank last in choice of great music. Assuming, for now, I agree with them, that does not mean I cannot appreciate quality sound. Thus, my quest for the best pair of headphones began about a year ago. Keeping my eyes, and ears, open for anything that could quench my audio thirst.

As an average consumer, sound quality and price are both considered. Sure, if we wanted the best money could buy, we would all just buy in-ear monitors like the pros. But, not all of us make millions of dollars. Thankfully, I ran into Audiofly‘s booth at CES in January this year. Their full line of products dazzled my ears. This summer, I reviewed the AF78’s, which were astounding. Today, I take a closer look at the AF45‘s, a more financially modest pair, as we head into the holiday gifting season. You could even win a pair for yourself! I’m giving away two pair of AF33‘s and two more pair of AF45’s… Read More

 

iPhone 5c accessory grab bag giveaway

By Jim Gresham on Nov 18, 2013

The iPhone 5c originally received a lot of attention due to the new form factor, lower price, and colorful addition to the otherwise black and white iPhone line up. Now, it seems the 5s is getting most of the attention as the new flagship handheld device.

Even iDB focuses primarily on the high end hardware, but today we recenter. Thanks to a few contacts in the right places, we are excited to announce an iPhone 5c specific giveaway to our readers. Take a look past the fold for the grab bag goodies going to one winner and enter for your chance to win… Read More

 
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