To celebrate Summer, Christmas in July and Friday, we present the Gadgeteer’s 2016 Summer gadget giveaway! One lucky person will win a huge bundle of 15 prizes. Entering is as easy as answering 3 questions. So click through to read the details on the prizes and to submit your entry for a chance to win them!
1 person will win a prize pack consisting of 1 of each of the 15 products shown below:
Roku Streaming Stick
The Roku Streaming Stick is a small media streaming device that plugs into an HDMI port on a TV or AV receiver to stream media from online services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now and more.
Ultimate Ears UE Roll 2
This is a uniquely shaped waterproof Bluetooth speaker from a premier speaker maker Ultimate Ears. It will play your favorite tunes for up to 9 hours per charge and you can dunk it in the lake, beach, pool or even your bathtub and it will keep playing tunes without any problems.
Boogie Board: Jot 8.5
Boogie Board’s most popular eWriter is now 50% brighter and works with the new iOS app to easily save and share, while eliminating the need for paper
- Exceptionally bright reflective LCD is engineered to feel like writing with pen on paper
- Sleek, ultra-thin & light product design makes it ideal for the home, office, school, or on-the-go
- Free companion iOS app lets you view, edit or share your notes, drawings or doodles
- Built-in kickstand and magnets on the back make it easy to leave notes, to-do’s or messages for family members or roommates
- Battery life lasts up to 7 years without needing a new battery
- Boogie Boards are eco-friendly, with each eWriter saving over 50,000 sheets of paper
- Available in Blue, Pink and Gray
- Keeps track of keys, pets, bikes, mobile devices or anything else you value that may go missing
- Two-way ringer means your phone can find anything connected to your TrackR bravo, and anything connected to your TrackR bravo can find your phone, even on silent
- Uses TrackR’s Distance Indicator to find items within 100 ft. via Bluetooth or Crowd GPS to find items world-wide
- Features beautiful anodized aluminum construction for the thinnest and most durable tracking device
- Custom separation alert notifies you before you leave items behind
- App integrates with home Wi-Fi and Nest network to disable alerts from sounding when wandering around the house
- Uses a reusable battery which cuts down on lifetime costs, and keeps the crowd GPS network strong
- Named #155 on Inc. 500’s list of the nation’s fastest growing companies in 2015
Hercules: DJControl Glow
Affordable DJ controller with built-in lighting effects for the budding disc-jockey
- First DJ controller with built-in lighting effects to make the deck glow bright, neon green
- Perfect for beginners or casual DJs learning to hone their skills
- Features two decks, central mixer, dual jog wheels, a cross-fader and two volume faders
- Personalize your mix and store for later using the EQ buttons, adding effects, loops and saving as an audio track to share with friends
- Weighing just over 2lbs. and measuring 7.5×10.4 inches, its portable to carry nearly anywhere
- All you need is a PC or Mac with a USB port to connect the controller, a pair of speakers and audio files to begin mixing and scratching
Hercules: WAE Outdoor 04Plus Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Ideal Ruggedized Speaker for Extreme Sports – BMX & Skateboarding
- Ruggedized speaker is perfect for BMX and Skateboarding Crowd that use music to pump them up
- IP66 Certified means it is totally protected against sand, mud and even the finest dust particles as well as high-pressure water jets and snow
- Features a rugged design, solid rubber end-pieces, protective metal grille, and reinforced access cover for its connectors to ensure excellent shock-resistance, as well as protection against extreme outdoor use conditions
- Optional mounting hardware allows for easy mounting to the top tube of a BMX bike.
- Features a standard-size screw thread, allowing users to attach it to the included accessories or to any other ¼” attachment device
- Built-in battery provides 12 hours of battery life, while 0.6 lbs. weight makes it easily portable
- Inspired by skatewear fashion, two new exclusive colors available are charcoal and light camel
Ultra-compact portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker blasts vibrant HD sound on the go
- Pocket sized Bluetooth speaker designed for optimal portability
- Equipped with flexible carrying loop for easy hanging or strapping on to a bike or bag
- IPX7 waterproof rating allows for full submersion in 1 meter of water up to 30 minutes
- Lithium-ion battery gives enough power to rock wirelessly for up to 8 hours
- Available in seven vibrant colors, including Black, Alpine, Electric, Sunset, Raspberry, Periwinkle and Energy
Heavy-duty portable Bluetooth speaker braves any outdoor adventure with crystal clear sound
- Ultra-rugged shockproof exterior guards against accidental drops and shields against dirt, dust and sand
- IPX7 waterproof rating protects up to 30 minutes when fully submerged in 3 feet of water.
- Easily secure onto any surface with built-in tie-down bars, heavy-duty strap, and GoPro® compatible mounting system
- Built-in 2200mAh power bank keeps mobile devices charged and delivers up to 12 hours of continuous music
- Make hands-free calls in any environment with built-in noise-cancelling microphone
- Available in black, red, and gray color combinations.
Power bank keeps you powered and connected in any conditions
- 100% waterproof power bank is designed to provide complete protection from the earth’s elements
- Engineered with 3200mAh built in battery to charge any USB device
- Fully waterproof and shock resistant to survive the most adventurous days
- Includes a Bright Cree LED Flashlight (150 Lumen) to provide plenty of light when camping, hiking or in an emergency situation
Ballistic: Urbanite Select ZEN
Limited-edition slim series offers elegant design and great user experience
- Inspired from fashion trends and the adult coloring book fascination that is in style today
- Features high-end design in multiple “sketch-like” designs and black and white finish
- Offers protection and personalization to fit unique personalities and traits
- Crafted from premium materials, ultra slim, lightweight, pocketable designs
- Despite the slim build, still offers over 6 ft. of drop protection
Elgato: Avea Flare
A portable, battery-powered, wirelessly-charged LED lamp that illuminates any environment for more than 8 hours on a single charge
- Avea Flare automatically connects to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Android phones using Bluetooth Smart technology, without the need for a gateway or a bridge
- A portable addition to Elgato’s Avea mood light that transforms any location with dynamic light
- Creates the perfect atmosphere for a romantic setting, relaxing after a hard day’s work, lighting up an outdoor space or even setting the scene during a party or gaming session
- Its IP65 water resistance means you can extend your home’s lighting atmosphere outside without worrying about water damage
- Relax and unwind in one of Elgato’s ten curated dynamic scenes: Magic Hour, Northern Glow, Cherry Blossom, Mountain Breeze, Cozy Flames, Sunny Fields, Fairy Woods, Caribbean Sea, Candy Land or Calm Provence
- The Avea app is available as a free download from the App Store and from Google Play
Bracketron: TekGrip Power Dock
Universal, 360-degree rotating mount doubles as power dock for effortless hands-free driving
- Universal for iOS, Android or GPS devices; easy-to-use one button push release
- Mount holds device while charging; double socket is perfect for road trips
- Listen to music, videos or your navigation system while being hands-free
- Holder expands up to 4 inches wide twists 360-degrees; passengers can swivel to view
- Collapsible and adjustable support feet help keep your phone securely mounted
- Easily remove the mount and re-attach anywhere on your dash
- Foam pads protect device from scratching against the mount
- Perfect for travel and ensuring safe driving
Bracketron: SmartCord Sling Bag
Lightweight travel bag protects your earbuds and belongings from the elements
- Colorful, soft-touch silicone pouch protects earbuds and cords when you’re on the go
- Lined, cushioned storage compartments perfect for iPads and tablets
- Adjustable, removable shoulder strap for ultimate flexibility
- Five zippered pockets
- Available with green or white silicone earbud/cord holder
808 Audio: HEX XS
Bluetooth wireless speaker that features a pocket-size cabinet with a high-end look
- Features full stereo sound, an enhanced bass radiator, and 12 hours of rechargeable battery life
- Precision-tuned stereo system with bass resonator delivers higher volumes and a deeper range for superior sound
- Single button operation makes it easy to power, pair and play from smartphone or tablet
- Lightweight, a mere six ounces, fully portable design that fits wherever you go
- Aux input to enjoy music from wired sources
- Available in black, blue and white/gold
808 Audio: Performer Headphones
New suspension ear cup technology designed by DJs and sound engineers for an instant, tailored fit and long listening sessions
- New Technology: First ever headphone with ear cup suspension technology for the best possible ergonomic fit for heads of all sizes and designed for long listening sessions and all-night spinning
- Perfect Fit: The fit with silicone headband padding provides more bass than found with a flat curve – ideal for those DJs who want to “feel” their music; and also has a 90° vertical ear cup rotation for single ear monitoring
- DJ Inspired: Sound engineers and influential DJs, including EDM DJ and producer Audien, hand-selected the Performer’s robust features, ensuring they are perfect for both casual listeners and professionals
- Budget-friendly: Substantial headphone with quality materials for the casual listener or aspiring artist at an accessible price point – $79.99 with standard detachable cable and $99.99 with full wireless Bluetooth functionality with up to a 15 hour battery life
Price: $79.99 (Wired) and $99.99 (Bluetooth)
How to enter (please read carefully – any missed steps and your entry will be disqualified):
1. Between now and 07/13/2016 midnight EST leave a comment on this page answering these questions:
- Are you a new visitor or a frequent visitor to the Gadgeteer site?
- Do you mainly read the site on your phone, a tablet or a desktop computer?
- What would make The Gadgeteer better for you?
Get a 2nd bonus entry by tweeting:
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Make sure you come back to this page and leave a separate 2nd and 3rd comment with a link to your tweet and / or Facebook post. To get the links for Twitter and Facebook, just click the time stamp of your post and it will give you the page with that post so you can grab the link.
At some point on 07/14/2016, I’ll pick 1 random winner using random.org. The winner will be contacted by email and will have 48 hrs to claim their prizes. If I do not receive an answer to my emails in that time period, I’ll do other random.org drawings till the prizes are gone.
1. Only one entry per person (warning: I check IP addresses).
2. Gadgeteer writers and their immediate family members may not enter this contest.
3. the-gadgeteer.com is not responsible for any lost packages due to incorrect shipping addresses.
4. the-gadgeteer.com is not responsible for the winner not accepting their prize offer within 48hrs. The winner will be posted on this contest page, in the contest page comment section and will be emailed using the email provided in the comment section. Check your spam folder.
5. Winner must have a US shipping address.
The winner is comment #29 from TonyW. Congrats to Tony and thank you to everyone who entered and to the sponsors for contributing the prizes!