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Giant Gadget Grab Bag Giveaway!

on May 11, 2012 5:08 pm

Hello Gadgeteers! To show how much I appreciate all of you for visiting the site, I want to give one lucky reader a giant grab bag full of gadgets worth over $720! There’s something in the prize pack for just about everyone. There are iPhone accessories, smartphone accessories, iPad accessories, computer accessories, earbuds (2 different kind), and even some cool sunglasses that offer a heads up display for your workouts! Full prize info and how to enter after the jump. Don’t miss this one!


One of each item listed below for a total of 10 different items.

Opena: Opena iPhone 4 Case – Stylish iPhone 4 Case with a slide out bottle opener

  • Durable and Protective Polycarbonate Hard Case
  • Integrated slide out stainless steel bottle opener
  • Works with all iPhone 4 models
  • Colors include Black and White
  • Perfect companion for parties, BBQ’s and pretty much anytime you need a bottle opener
  • 1 year Warranty

Available at:
 $ 39.95

X-Doria: Widge for iPad  – A squishy iPad case that is fun for kids and protects the device from mishaps

  • Designed with children’s ergonomics in mind- fat corners are easy to grab and a carrying handle makes it easy to hold
  • Squishy and protective with two ergonomic stand angles
  • Rubberized surface allows for easy clean up from spills
  • Provides access to all ports while in case, including iPad’s rear facing camera
  • Available in Red

Available at:

USB Cell Drive: Cell Link – Portable backup battery, USB charger, micro SD card reader, and data transfer device

  • Cellink I (iPhone/Ipod devices) and Cellink U (micro USB mobile devices)
  • 600 mAh rechargeable back up battery restores and extends battery life for mobile devices
  • Provides USB charging capability for all mobile devices
  • Provides data storage using card reader, supporting general micro SD/SDHC memory cards
  • Supports data and media transfer between cell/smart phone and computer
  • Patented technology makes it the most complete mobile battery accessory available today

Available at:
 $ 54.95

iTwin – A ‘limitless’ USB device that enables users  to simply & safely access, edit & share files & media between any two computers anywhere in the world without the security and privacy risks of the cloud

  • Compatible and interchangeable with both Mac (Snow Leopard and Lion) and PC  (Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7)
  • Securely edit and share files –  the remote data can only be accessed if the you physically have the matching iTwin with you and the correct password
  • Edit remote files directly, with no additional copies created. No need to worry about version control
  • Using a disable code, if one half of the iTwin is lost or stolen it can be disabled remotely
  • New Features, fixes and enhancements are rolled out regularly and all the automatic updates are free
  • iTwin Multi functionality enables multiple users and workgroups to connect multiple iTwins to the same computer to remotely access, edit and share files without the headache associated with email, VPN or remote access software
  • Popular Science 2011 ‘Best of What’s New’, CES 2012 Design & Innovation Honoree, Red Dot 2011 Award Winner

Available at:,, and
Price: $99

Stem Innovation: iZON Remote Room Monitor – App-controlled video camera streams audio and video to iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, anywhere in the world

  • iZON is peace of mind, connecting you to the most important people, places and things in your life
  • It will watch and listen for you, alert you via push notifications when there is motion or noise and even record to a free, private YouTube account
  • Can be placed on any horizontal surface or mounted to a ceiling. It tilts and swivels easily on its unique magnetic base
  • Sets up in less than 10 minutes and doesn’t require a computer
  • Click for Demo Video

Available at: Best Buy, Apple Stores,

V-MODA: Remix Remote – Headphones with superior audio clarity, luxurious design and supreme ergonomics for your active lifestyle

  • Features V-MASQUE high-definition drivers for audio precision and powerful bass
  • Built in three-button remote with high-fidelity microphone for taking phone calls
  • Made with premium materials, including the redesigned V-MODA BLISS (Bass Level Isolating Soft Silicone) ear tips for comfort
  • Includes detachable sport earhooks, deluxe black carrying pouch, and four pairs of silicone ear tips in different sizes
  • Available in 4 colors: Nero, Blush, Chrome, Blush

Available at: V-Moda

Ten One Design: Fling mini – Tactile game controllers for iPhone, iPod touch and other smartphones enhances mobile gaming

  • Unique spiral design creates physical resistance to give gamers greater directional control
  • Works with any game with a directional pad, or virtual joystick, including Meteor Blitz, Super Mega Worm, Robokill and more
  • Suction cups allow simple attachment and detachment for spontaneous gaming sessions
  • Included microfiber bag is ideal for on-the-go storage and doubles as a screen cleaning cloth

Available at:
Price: $24.95 (2-pack)

Ten One Design: Fling – Tactile game controller for iPad offers ultimate control over any game with virtual joystick

  • Unique spiral design creates physical resistance to give gamers greater directional control
  • Works with any iPad game with a directional pad, or virtual joystick
  • Transparent and flexible design provides an unrestricted view of all on-screen action
  • Suction cups allow simple on-screen attachment and detachment for spontaneous gaming sessions
  • Included microfiber bag is ideal for on-the-go storage and doubles as a screen cleaning cloth
  • Available with Ice, Ninja or Ultraviolet accents

Available at:
Price: $19.95 (1-pack) or $29.95 (2-pack)

4iiii Innovation: Sportiiiis – The world’s first heads up display and performance coach system for sports eyewear

  • Multi-colored LED boom provides instant visual feedback of critical workout and racing data including heart rate, cadence, power, speed, pace and other ANT+ compatible data
  • LEDs positioned in the athletes secondary vision guide athletes to their target zone to eliminate the need to take their eyes off the road
  • Powerful software enables the athlete to create personalized zone profiles for feedback on heart rate, speed, cadence, power and more
  • Sportiiiis allows athletes to maintain aerodynamically correct postures which can reduce their race time
  • Adjustable boom easily attaches to virtually any pair of glasses
  • TipTapTM technology provides audio feedback on critical performance zones and allows the athlete to change between display settings by simply tapping on the unit
  • Compatible with leading training software, simple to use with Mac, PC and Smartphones

 Starting at $199

Wicked Audio: Metallics – Stylish and vibrant earbuds produce great sound at an affordable price

  • Noise isolating earbuds deliver mind blowing sound
  • Light weight form delivers the ultimate in comfort
  • Available in 4 metallically brilliant colors: Pink, Blue, White, Green and Black

Available at:

How to enter (read carefully, if you don’t follow the instructions, your entry will be disqualified):

1. Between now and Friday 05/18/2012 11:59PM EST leave a comment to this post answering this question:

What is one product or product category that you’d love to see us review?

2. At some point on 05/19/2012, 1 random winner will be chosen. The winner will be contacted via email and will have 48 hrs to accept their prize. If I do not receive an answer within that time frame, I’ll do other drawings till the prize is claimed.


1. Only one entry per person.

2. Contest is not open to anyone affiliated with The Gadgeteer.

3. Winner must have a US shipping address (sorry, this isn’t my decision…)

4. is not responsible for any lost packages or incorrect shipping addresses.

I want to give a HUGE thank you to Opena, X-Doria, USB Cell Drive, iTwin, Stem Innovation, V-Moda, Ten One Design, 4iiii Innovation, Wicked Audio for the  sponsoring this contest!


The winner of this contest is #313 Jessica Bean!

Thanks again to all who entered and the sponsors who donated prizes.