Win a Gateway LT2805u Netbook!

We have a great contest that is just in time for back to school. The generous folks at Office Depot are giving one lucky Gadgeteer reader a Gateway LT2805u Netbook ($279.99)! Get noticed with the new Gateway LT2805u netbook with superior Intel® Atom™ dual-core processing. This sleek and slim system weighs only 2.31 pounds and measures only an inch thin, so it’s easy to take anywhere. The integrated HD webcam and Wi-Fi lets customers stay connected to the Internet, email friends, family and colleagues, and enjoy non-stop social networking. The new design features a brushed metal black cover that is stylish and subtle. Featuring a 10.1″ LED-backlit display, comfortable typing keyboard, up to 4-hours of battery life, Microsoft® 7 Starter, and excellent usability features, the Gateway LT2805u lets customers accomplish more everyday.

Full contest details after the jump.

Prize:

Gateway LT2805u Netbook – Boasting an Intel® AtomTM Dual-Core processor, 10.1” screen, and four hours of battery life – all in a 1” thin casing and weighing in at a mere 2.31 pounds, the LT2805u netbook is perfect for users on-the-go! (MSRP: $279.99)

How to enter (read carefully):

1. Between now and Friday 08/07/2011 11:59PM EST, sign up with twitter and follow @thegadgeteer

2. Then send the following tweet:

RT Win a Gateway LT2805u Netbook from @officedepot and @thegadgeteer Full details at http://wp.me/pprwJ-int

3. Come back to this post and leave a comment with your twitter name.

4. At some point on 08/08/2011, I’ll pick a random winner using random.org. The winner will be contacted by email and will have 48 hrs to accept their prize. If I do not receive an answer, I’ll do other random.org drawings till the prize is gone.

Rules:

1. Only one entry per person.

2. Winner must have a US shipping address.

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

4. the-gadgeteer.com is not responsible for any lost packages or incorrect shipping addresses.

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I want to give a HUGE thank you to Office Depot for sponsoring this contest!

Update 8/8/11 – The winner is #7 Tony_Bostony

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83 comments… add one
  • Neil August 1, 2011, 4:39 pm

    Awesome giveaway, thanks!

    Twitter name: @Snowx2k5

    http://twitter.com/#!/Snowx2k5/status/98130112918200321

  • Lloyd August 1, 2011, 4:41 pm

    Looks great, I entered and my twitter handle is @lloydviente

  • Daniel Morel August 1, 2011, 4:47 pm

    I bet ill win, really hope i win i mean. if not…..ill cry!
    oh and i love your posts gadgetter!!!(kissing butt now)

  • Kevin August 1, 2011, 4:48 pm

    @klcoll

  • Bruce Brown August 1, 2011, 4:48 pm

    BruBro tweeted and hopes for a low number from random.org.

  • Randy Moore August 1, 2011, 4:54 pm

    YaHoo! I need this laptop on my birthday! @randymoore

  • tony_bostony August 1, 2011, 5:06 pm

    I am @tony_bostony and just posted this bad boy up 🙂
    Who knows, maybe luck will come my way some day!

  • steve August 1, 2011, 5:07 pm

    Hey, great contest, hope I win! My twitter screen name is aeon79.

  • Casey Kirchner August 1, 2011, 5:09 pm

    I hope I win!!!!! I love getting online and if I could win this laptop it’d be sooo cool! I really want a laptop but They’re too expensive.. Thanks for such a great giveaway.

    @kirchnerkidd

  • cdcookin August 1, 2011, 5:10 pm

    Tweeted about the contest. Thanks!

    @cdcookin

  • Rainer Mueller August 1, 2011, 5:17 pm

    Like these odds !!! @rainerpm

  • Shakti B. August 1, 2011, 5:19 pm

    My twitter name is @swisspotluck.
    http://twitter.com/#!/swisspotluck/status/98140459083378688

    Thank you for offering this Gadgeteer and Office Depot!

  • Brent August 1, 2011, 5:26 pm

    lostaggie

  • Jeremy P. August 1, 2011, 5:30 pm

    My twitter handle is @mainelawyer

  • Al August 1, 2011, 5:46 pm

    Hit me. @ACGilbert

  • HeetaeAn August 1, 2011, 5:58 pm

    Win. Twitter handle @HeetaeAn

  • Warren August 1, 2011, 6:01 pm

    my twitter username is OmegaStrike3

  • Christina August 1, 2011, 6:01 pm

    Great contest. Luv your articles, too. Twitter name > @cmjross.

    Cheers!!

  • Elazar August 1, 2011, 6:08 pm

    @elazarkrausz really wants to win! Love your site.

  • Renee Roberts August 1, 2011, 6:46 pm

    Hi Julie… Hope you are felling better, my friend! 🙂

    My Twitter name is emtgirl

  • Madison McPheeters August 1, 2011, 7:05 pm

    Pick me! It would be great to have something portable instead of my thoroughly immobile desktop. 🙂 I’m @MMcPheeters

  • mustardshanty August 1, 2011, 7:29 pm

    @mustardshanty

  • Jeremy Q. August 1, 2011, 7:38 pm

    @_jeruhme

  • Michael August 1, 2011, 8:41 pm

    Tweeted! Thank you!

    @MajorHavoc

  • Gregg August 1, 2011, 9:16 pm

    Would love to win this for my little sister who is on her way to college.

    @surfsupl Twitter name.

  • Alex Christensen August 1, 2011, 10:02 pm

    @bazfum

    My daughter could use one of these.

  • Chris braden August 1, 2011, 10:41 pm

    @docop29

  • Gary Bunker August 1, 2011, 10:56 pm

    My twitter name is @andysoc1al.

    I’m sure my couchsurfing needs would be met by such a device. 🙂

  • Linda August 2, 2011, 12:20 am

    I would love to win! Twitter name: LindaHP

  • Heetae An August 2, 2011, 12:43 am

    Tweeted and ready to win! @HeetaeAn
    Awaiting e-mail 😉

  • James McClellan August 2, 2011, 12:56 am

    @ZEXXES

    Cool promo…hope you pick me!

  • Cynthia August 2, 2011, 4:28 am

    Great giveaway! I would love a netbook!

    @GardenWeigh

  • vic1106 August 2, 2011, 7:08 am

    @_V_I_C

  • Les McDonald August 2, 2011, 7:42 am

    Thanks for adding this contest. My family can’t afford computers and chances like this are welcomed.

  • Phil August 2, 2011, 8:38 am

    @beckerph

    Great contest.

  • Chris August 2, 2011, 9:38 am

    New laptop? Yes, please!

    @cbsoccerguy55

  • JimmyTime August 2, 2011, 9:46 am

    Twitter name’s @JimmyTime5 , hope I win 🙂

  • gmcpcs August 2, 2011, 9:49 am

    Hi,

    Thanks for the contest!
    @gmcpcs

  • Joni Bender August 2, 2011, 9:50 am

    Twitter @mudpuddle really wants a new laptop – Thanks!

  • Erick hudson August 2, 2011, 12:06 pm

    I will win something one of these days, why not today!?
    @jabbathehud123

  • Kasey August 2, 2011, 1:01 pm

    @atechmind Good luck to everybody!

  • Lewy August 2, 2011, 1:24 pm

    Thanks for the chance! @Lewyzz

  • rave rox August 2, 2011, 3:31 pm

    @rave28 I am real need of a new netbook . can’t wait to win

  • Lex August 2, 2011, 4:49 pm

    Thanks ! I’m @Crossstick

  • poqeteer August 2, 2011, 5:52 pm

    I’m @poqeteer

  • Jimayday August 2, 2011, 6:58 pm

    Winner winner! @jimayday

  • heatwave16 August 2, 2011, 9:32 pm

    here’s my twitter name: @heatwave316

    post – http://twitter.com/#!/Heatwave316/status/98566836957880322

    thanks for the giveaway. 😉

  • Elizabeth August 2, 2011, 10:36 pm

    Thanks! I’m @elizabeth2090

  • Jerry August 2, 2011, 10:42 pm

    twitter name:
    jerryprusa
    tweet:
    http://twitter.com/#!/jerryprusa/status/98582049107095552

    49 is my luck number!

  • Teresa August 3, 2011, 4:13 am

    @tkalen

    Drawing is on my birthday…..would be a cool present.

  • William Burke August 3, 2011, 5:42 am

    Hi. Please enter me in the contest. I retweeted from yeswecan06824. Thanks.

  • Jay Ryser August 3, 2011, 8:45 am

    Done – thanks

  • Jeffery August 3, 2011, 11:28 am

    My twitter name is “legalpatriot”

  • Bob DeLoyd August 3, 2011, 3:10 pm

    @bobdeloyd
    Friday is the 5th
    The 7th falls on Sunday
    The 8th is on Monday (My birthday too 🙂

  • Diane Bassette August 3, 2011, 4:27 pm
  • Tony Bertram August 3, 2011, 4:30 pm
  • Lisa Grassetti August 3, 2011, 4:45 pm

    https://twitter.com/ladylisa1/status/98856583781564416 Thanks for the chance! Super Prize!

  • Alan Segal August 3, 2011, 6:22 pm

    This is a GREAT Giveaway!

    TwitterName : @tupperperson

  • Shawna O. August 3, 2011, 8:01 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win! Nice Prize!! @ShawnaMichelle2
    http://twitter.com/ShawnaMichelle2/status/98905933568159744

  • brett August 4, 2011, 10:00 am

    Great contest! Great prize! Count me in @bfielo

  • Mina August 4, 2011, 10:39 am

    Thanks for the contest! Twitter handle is @proggoddess

  • Margaret August 4, 2011, 4:05 pm

    http://twitter.com/#!/zombyteach/status/99208679630454785
    Thanks!
    Twitter name is @zombyteach.

  • ottomatic28 August 4, 2011, 4:20 pm

    THE place for exciting contests and the gadget info you crave.

    thanks office depot and the-gadgeteer for another great chance to win

    @ m u s t r e g i s t e r

  • Joe O. August 4, 2011, 4:50 pm

    Done! 😀

    @arebelspy

  • Mary August 4, 2011, 4:52 pm

    @alicatolson

    Fun!

  • Regina August 4, 2011, 4:56 pm

    This is an awesome give away!!
    Twitter Name:
    @stayathomekid94

  • Benjamin August 4, 2011, 9:11 pm

    Thanks for this contest. Twitter: benjichew

  • Corinne August 5, 2011, 12:17 am
  • Colleen C August 5, 2011, 8:48 am

    Awesome! Thanks for the chance!
    @30Minutes4Me

  • Mariah August 5, 2011, 5:58 pm

    @themarparr

  • Dan August 5, 2011, 9:22 pm

    Great site! @danielchew84

  • Gary August 6, 2011, 9:22 am

    I am @garytpenang

  • Laura Lawhon August 6, 2011, 5:57 pm

    Love your emails! Thanks for the contest!
    I am @LauraInHouston

  • Alan LaPearle August 6, 2011, 6:26 pm

    Very useful prize, and good contest!
    Thanks!!!
    @alanl305 (twitter Name)

  • Laurence Novins August 6, 2011, 9:00 pm

    That is a nice netbook.

    My twitter name is @larry1016

    http://twitter.com/#!/larry1016/status/100005836906176513

    Thanks

  • Fred August 7, 2011, 10:17 am

    Twitter: @Fredenka

    I hop to win.

  • trishgordi August 7, 2011, 4:30 pm

    Best sweepstacke ever!!!

  • Alberto Giraldo August 7, 2011, 4:42 pm

    Cool!!!!

  • Julie August 8, 2011, 9:42 am

    The winner is #7 Tony_Bostony

  • Bob DeLoyd August 8, 2011, 12:34 pm

    Yea Tony!!!!!!!! 🙂

  • tony_bostony August 8, 2011, 5:48 pm

    Oh my God. I just about freaked out when I got the email from Julie. What a classy gal she is! Even her email to me SMILED. I can[t tell you how this MAKES my MONTH. Thank you so much JULIE! You are the best, and The-Gadgeteer has been good to me and my tech reading FOREVER! 🙂 (bows to you)….

    And thanks, Bob! I appreciate the cheers!!!

  • Bob DeLoyd August 8, 2011, 6:19 pm

    🙂

  • Lisa G August 12, 2011, 8:58 pm

    Congrats Tony!

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