Win an HP HDX notebook during the 31 Days of the Dragon

How would you like a chance to win an awesome
HP HDX Dragon Entertainment Notebook
package that has a retail value of over $5000? Sound good? Well, what if
I told you that you could have 31 chances to win this prize? Guess what? Starting May 2nd, you will!

The 31 Days of the Dragon is an unbelievable promotion being sponsored by
the great people at HP. They are giving 31 different
mobile news, reviews and info web sites (including The Gadgeteer!) an HDX Dragon notebook to give away to their
readers in any way that they would like. One system will be given away each day for 31 days
starting on May 9th and ending on June 8th, 2008…

What’s included in the prize pack?

HP HDX Dragon Notebook (Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor X9000 (2.80GHz, 6MB L2
Cache, 800MHz FSB)
System Memory (2 Dimm)
500GB 5400RPM SATA Dual Hard Drive (250GB x
20.1" diagonal WUXGA
High-Definition HP Ultra Brightview Widescreen (1920×1200) 1080p
512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD+/-R/RW Double Layer
Integrated HP HDTV
Hybrid TV Tuner and 4 Altec Lansing speakers with HP Triple Bass Reflex
HP Imprint Finish
(Dragon) + Fingerprint Reader + Webcam + Microphone, Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN
Network Connection and Bluetooth
Cell Lithium Ion Battery.

Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Office
Corel PaintShop Pro X2
Corel Painter Essentials
Corel Ulead Video Studio Plus 11.5
Symantec Norton Internet Security
Viva Piñata
Microsoft Flight Sim
Microsoft Flight Sim Expansion Pack
Gears of War

Blu-Ray Movies:
Pirates of the Caribbean – The Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the
Caribbean – Dead Man's Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean – At World's End.

The total retail value of this prize pack is over $5,000!

How do the contests work?

Each of the participating 31 websites will run their own individual seven day contest,
with a winner being announced on the seventh day. So, as you can probably figure
out, there will be 31 different contests making a total of 31 chances to win an
HDX Dragon system. The contest here at The Gadgeteer will begin on Thursday the
8th. I’ve not yet decided what type of contest it will be, but I intend to make
it relatively easy and fun! :o) Check back next Thursday for full details.

See also:  Spring 2017 gadget giveaway!

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07 May – 14 May and
08 May – 15 May
09 May – 16 May
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25 May – 01 Jun
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31 May – 07 Jun
01 Jun – 08 Jun

This contest is sponsored by


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11 comments… add one
  • John Kes April 28, 2008, 10:57 am

    Cool that The Gadgeteer made the cut.

  • Julie April 28, 2008, 11:46 am


    Yes, I was pleasantly surprised! It’s a great opportunity for the site and of course all of you guys!

  • B. J. Swanson April 30, 2008, 12:07 am

    Wow! Will be practiced up on Dragon Slaying by May 8th. Hey, is that Cinco de Mayo day??

  • rssacc April 30, 2008, 5:40 am

    Wow, Wish I get lucky… Nice word-of-mouth Marketing. Thank You.

  • Mark Reid May 1, 2008, 1:26 pm

    That’s a great list of websites. There are a lot I haven’t seen that I’ll have to check out. Congrats to The Gadgeteer for making the list!

  • Julie May 1, 2008, 6:12 pm

    The first contest starts tomorrow on

    I can’t wait to start the contest here on The Gadgeteer :o) I already know what I’m going to make you guys do :o)

  • dinesh May 8, 2008, 5:25 am

    Mam from the morning Im hardly waiting for the contest to start

    [Edited at May 08, 2008 05:25:56 AM.]

  • Julie May 8, 2008, 5:33 am

    The Gadgeteer’s contest is now up! :o)

  • Darrell Jackson May 9, 2008, 1:11 am

    thank you for having this contest i’m in need of a laptop

    [Edited at May 09, 2008 01:12:00 AM.]

  • Prashant May 9, 2008, 8:03 am

    Awesome contest. Atleast I can game again if I win one of these beauties. I am fed up of my 865 without any graphics card and 40GB HDD.

  • Julie May 9, 2008, 9:03 am

    Good luck guys :o)

    Just a hint: I’m looking for entries that will get the most attention from people. The whole idea is to get lots of new people to see my URL and visit the site. :o)

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