Competition

Winners of the OnePlus One invite giveaway announced

Winners of the OnePlus One invite giveaway announced

Folks, it’s time to make an announcement. We’ve run the competition to win one of three OnePlus One invites over the last week, and the response has been astounding. Over 1000 entries were received, and our random number generator has been working overtime to find three winners! After confirming this afternoon that the three winners are indeed eligible to win the prize, I can confirm that the winners are these: Tony from Carrington, New South Wales Charly from Soutbank, Victoria Mathew from Sandhurst, Victoria Congratulations guys! Your invites to purchase a OnePlus One will be sent out in the next[Read More...]

by and 5:15 PM on July 15, 2014 5 comments Competition, News
Win tickets to see the Wallabies play in Sydney and two Galaxy S5s thanks to Samsung

Win tickets to see the Wallabies play in Sydney and two Galaxy S5s thanks to Samsung

Want to go to Sydney and watch the Wallabies take on France Rugby Test in Sydney, on the 21st of June, with a friend complete with a couple of new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones? Just tell Samsung what Izzy did next. The concept for the competition, is simple. Watch this new commercial from Samsung which shows Israel Falou being shut out of an elevator by two Frenchmen and tell Samsung what Izzy should do next. The competition is open now and runs until 5 O’clock (AEST) on the 16th of June 2014, and of course there’s a whole heap of[Read More...]

by 1:44 PM on June 10, 2014 0 comments Competition, Manufacturer
Win an LG G Flex in Optus’ #PhoneTrap competition

Win an LG G Flex in Optus’ #PhoneTrap competition

If you’re in the mood for a bit of fun, and want to win a cool prize, then check out Optus’ new PhoneTrap competition. Optus have partnered up with LG to give away an LG G Flex – the world’s first curved, flexible phone. To win, you’ll need to upload a picture of yourself or a friend/family member ‘trapped in your phone’ to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tag the Optus Instagram account (optusofficial), Twitter page, or facebook page along with adding the #PhoneTrap hashtag. The LG G Flex is a pretty decent device, at least I thought it was[Read More...]

by 10:45 AM on June 4, 2014 0 comments Competition
Vodafone’s #TheVault competition is underway – details for the Ausdroid Crew inside!

Vodafone’s #TheVault competition is underway – details for the Ausdroid Crew inside!

Hi guys, pardon the intrusion into your daily dose of Android news! It’s Monday May 26, which means – besides being my birthday – that Vodafone‘s #TheVault competition is underway! Vodafone has released clue #1 this morning and it’s time for us to get cracking. There’s now a Google+ Community for the Ausdroid Vault Crew. Ausdroid’s got a full crew of 50 participants, so it’s time to get organised! This is where it gets a little messy, though. I’ve invited those of you I could find on Google+ to join the community, but I wasn’t able to find everyone. So,[Read More...]

by 12:11 PM on May 26, 2014 3 comments Competition
PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

Just when you thought that the Google/Nestlé Australia KitKat promotion was over there’s just one more thing as a certain tech company likes to say at their launches. This afternoon, Nestlé Australia began sending out emails to entrants in their promotion to remind them that their Google Play vouchers won during the competition would expire on the 31st of May. The email also advises that the credit once activated will last until the 31st of January 2015 : Good Afternoon, We are sending you this email as you were one of the lucky winners of our KIT KAT Android promotion[Read More...]

by 5:41 PM on April 8, 2014 0 comments Competition, Google Play
Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia is giving away five Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets, and you can win one for yourself easily via a very simple competition on Samsung’s Facebook Page. All you need to do is Log into Facebook Enter your personal details Tell Samsung 5 words that “power your Australian life While I’m personally doubtful that I’ll ever be fortunate enough to win such a competition, you’ve got to be in it to win it, right? I’d recommend (however dry the reading is) having at least a skim of the Terms and Conditions of entry to make sure you’re eligible and that[Read More...]

by 5:39 PM on April 4, 2014 11 comments Competition, Manufacturer, News, Phones
LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG has been innovating their little hearts out in the mobile space and it’s working. They’ve introduced new concepts – rear mounted keys, curved screens, flexible phones – and they’re grabbing attention everywhere, up to and including winning the ‘Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year’ at Mobile World Congress this year. Now, they want to hear from you about what should be the next big thing in Mobiles. If you have an idea about what you want to see introduced on Mobiles then LG could have a prize for you. If you head to their Facebook page, LG is[Read More...]

by 3:39 PM on April 1, 2014 2 comments Competition, Manufacturer
Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Telstra by sharing a selfie

Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Telstra by sharing a selfie

In the first of what is sure to be many competitions centred around the latest generation of flagship phones, Telstra is offering you the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S5. All you have to do to enter is take a selfie showing Telstra your new phone feeling – in whatever form that may take – and upload it to social media (Instagram, Facebook or Twitter) with the associated hashtag on Twitter, tagging the @Telstra accounts. You’ve got until April 14. It’s really not much to ask to get people to post a selfie of themselves looking excited for the[Read More...]

by 9:05 AM on April 1, 2014 0 comments Carriers, Competition, News
Google wants your help to improve maps in Australia for the chance to win prizes

Google wants your help to improve maps in Australia for the chance to win prizes

Google Australia has today launched their Mapathon 2014 contest, a project which they hope will encourage Australians to map their neighborhoods and places they care about within Australia, while giving them the chance to win prizes. The way the competition works is that you will edit points on Google Maps, Google has provided tools on their MapMaker page to allow you to add roads, businesses and more : The drawing and annotation tools enable you to to draw roads and features and label these items based on personal knowledge of a region, city, or town. Additionally, you may use it[Read More...]

by 10:57 AM on March 24, 2014 4 comments Competition
Ausdroid’s 4th birthday — Moto G winner, and more prizes to go!

Ausdroid’s 4th birthday — Moto G winner, and more prizes to go!

Today marks the 4th birthday of Ausdroid, and of course, we’re celebrating just a little bit. It’s been a long journey for us, particularly for Buzz and myself who’ve been around since day dot, but also for the rest of the team who’ve been with us for a few years as well. In the lead-up to today’s festivities, we ran a giveaway for a Motorola Moto G, which ended at midnight, and we’ve drawn our winner this morning, Jon B from Sydney. Congratulations! However, the fun doesn’t stop there. We’ve got more prizes to give away as well, including a[Read More...]

by 12:07 PM on March 20, 2014 3 comments Competition, News
OnePlus wants to fly one lucky fan to Hong Kong to to feel the back cover of the One

OnePlus wants to fly one lucky fan to Hong Kong to to feel the back cover of the One

OnePlus just announced a range of covers in a variety of different textures for their upcoming debut smartphone the One, but it’s the back of the phone they want everyone to know about. OnePlus has announced a competition to bring one lucky OnePlus fan to Hong Kong to experience the feel of the rear of the One in person. To enter the competition its amazingly simple, post a short video to Instagram and let OnePlus know about your feelings about OnePlus Tech. That’s it, simple right? Just tag your Instagram post with the @oneplustech tag and add the #phoneinabox hashtag[Read More...]

by 4:09 AM on March 20, 2014 0 comments Competition
Nestlé Australia winds up their Android competition all second chance draw winners drawn

Nestlé Australia winds up their Android competition all second chance draw winners drawn

The announcement of KitKat as the name of the next version of Android, brought about a unique marketing opportunity for both Google and Nestlé with the companies embarking on a pretty successful campaign to cross promote the update and at the same time give away some of their new Nexus 7 tablets as well as some Google Play vouchers. But it all wound up on December 9th last year, but not all the tablets were claimed, and with some Android themed KitKat bars still showing up in stores, it was over to the second chance draw. The terms and conditions[Read More...]

by 10:32 AM on March 18, 2014 15 comments Competition
Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

We love the Motorola Moto G, and we said as much when we reviewed it back in January. So much so, in fact, that we’ve decided to give one away to one of you, our wonderful readers, just because we can. We announced this in our mailing list yesterday, and now it’s time for everyone who’s not on that list to have a chance to enter as well. The competition mechanic is really, really simple. There’s no witty answer to come up with, there’s no problem to solve, and there’s no raffle tickets to buy. In fact, you can win the[Read More...]

by 10:53 AM on March 16, 2014 3 comments Competition, Phones