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12 Days of Christmas – Prize number 16

12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

We teamed up with JAVOedge on this one and we are giving you a choice with this prize. We are offering you the chance to win a JAVOskin case for your iPod. The winner can choose any JAVOskin case for any model of iPod, you can even pick the colour!

JAVOEdge

JAVOskin cases are available for all models of iPod, even the new second generation iPod shuffle, and they come in a variety of colours. You can choose the one thats right for you!

Shuffle Skin Nano JAVOskin

JAVOskin Key Features

  • Low-profile, adding no more than 1 millimeter (0.04″) to your devices’ size.
  • Flexible, stretches to contour your device.
  • Strategically placed cut-outs to allow full functionality of your device while in the JAVOSkin.
  • Soft, anti-slip texture allows great grip of your device.
  • Made out of a special blend of silicon material for durability which protects against bumps and scratches.
  • 100% washable and tear-reluctant; never losing the original quality of your JAVOSkin.
  • Equipped with a subtle strap hole for use with a lanyard (included).
  • Easy to use detachable belt clip (use is optional).
  • Prize Question: JAVOSkin cases all have EAD treatment added. What is EAD? You’ll probably want to pop and have a look on the JAVOedge website for the answer!

    Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full email address so that we can notify the winner. We will accept entries until the next question is posted and will choose a winner at random.

    Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

    Matt

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    12 Days of Christmas – Prize number 15

    Here’s another prize for our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    This is your chance to win the brilliant AstroNavigator software from VITO Technology which is another title from VITO Technology that was a finalist of the PocketPC and Smartphone magazine best software awards!

    VITO AstroNavigator
    VITO AstroNavigator

    VITO AstroNavigator is the GPS application that displays sky map above you accordingly to your current position, time and direction of movement.

    The sky map in VITO AstroNavigator contains over 9000 stars visible to the naked eye, planets of solar system, Sun, Moon, constellations and even GPS navigation satellites.

    AstroNavigator offers “hand tool” and sliders to help position the sky, plus a circle-around-the-Sun type dial that you can control to display the sky at any location in no-GPS mode.

    VITO AstroNavigator is available for PocketPC.

    Prize Question: What is the apparent magnitude of the Maximum brightness of Mars? You will need to visit the VITO Technology website for the answer as I will only accept the answer they have for this and not the answer you might find from another source!

    Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full email address so that we can notify the winner. We will accept entries until the next question is posted and will choose a winner at random.

    Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

    Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, competition, 12 days of christmas, Prizes, Christmas, Tracy & Matt]

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    12 Days of Christmas – prize number 14

    12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    If you have been reading our blog over the last few days you’ll have seen my review of the Brando Workshop music dock for the HTC TyTN/Orange M3100 etc. You may also have noticed that I said there would be a chance to win one. Well here is that chance!

    Brando Workshop

    Brando Workshop have given us a music dock to give away as a prize.

    Brando Music Dock

    The music dock is suitable for Dopod CHT9000, Qtek 9600, i-Mate JasJam, O2 XDA Trion, HTC TyTN, HTC Hermes, htc Z, Orange SPV M3100 and T-Mobile MDA vario II devices.

    Prize Question: HTC Hermes based devices have a connector on the bottom that is similar with MiniUSB but is slightly different. What is that connector called?

    Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full email address so that we can notify the winner. We will accept entries until the next question is posted and will choose a winner at random.

    Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

    Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, competition, 12 days of christmas, Prizes, Christmas, Tracy & Matt]

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    HTC P4350 (aka HTC Herald) reviewed

    Brody over at MSMobileNews has just completed his review of the HTC P4350 (aka HTC Herald).

    HTC P4350

    Brody has done a sterling job with the review and there are a lot of great photos to help illustrate his points. This is how he sums it up:

    “So would I spend my hard-earned cash on a HTC P4350? Well at £379.95 inc VAT its no doubt going to be in need of a subsidised contract however it’s a really great device and one that I’m confident will find its way into many people’s pockets in the near future.”

    Check out the full review over at MSMobileNews.

    HTC P4350 Specification

  • Quadband GSM with EDGE
  • TI OMAP 850 processor
  • Slide-out QWERTY keypad
  • 2-megapixel CMOS camera
  • 2.8-inch 340×240-pixel LCD with 65K-color support
  • 128MB ROM; 64MB RAM
  • microSD expansion slot
  • Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP and AVRCP
  • WiFi 802.11g, USB and infrared
  • Size: 109 x 59 x 17mm; 168g
  • See the full spec on the HTC product page.

    Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, HTC Artemis, Dopod, HTC P4350, HTC Herald, HTC Excalibur, Tracy & Matt]

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    12 Days of Christmas – Prize number 13

    12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    Here is your chance to win a Sony Ericsson HBH-608 Bluetooth Headset courtesy of our friend Fabien from Dafabmobiles.

    Dafabmobiles

    Fabien has a review of the Sony Ericsson HBH-608 on his site.

    Sony Ericsson HBH-608

    Prize Question: What is the quoted standby time of the Sony Ericsson HBH-608 ? You’ll probably want to pop and have a look on the Dafabmobiles website for the answer!

    As Dafabmobiles is a US site we are restricting this prize to our readers in the USA. If you are not in the US please do not enter this particular competition, we have another prize for you to win shortly!

    Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full email address so that we can notify the winner. We will accept entries until the next question is posted and will choose a winner at random.

    Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

    Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, competition, 12 days of christmas, Prizes, Christmas, Tracy & Matt]

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    More HTC Cavalier photos and release date

    There seems to be something of a buzz surrounding the device that is slated to replace the HTC Excalibur, the HTC Cavalier.

    The guys over at Mobinaute have managed to get their hands on a Cavalier and have taken plenty of photos.

    HTC Cavalier

    The HTC Cavalier is a bit larger than the HTC Excalibur and the design is more angular and less ‘curvy’ than the Excalibur.

    According to Mobinaute the HTC Cavalier will be on sale, in France at least, in March 2007. That’s are earlier release date than we anticipated.

    HTC Cavalier Specification

  • 400MHz Samsung CPU
  • Quad-Band (GSM/GPRS/EDGE) with UMTS (2100/850/1900), HSDPA
  • WiFi 802.11b/g
  • 128MB ROM, 64MB RAM
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • 2.4 inch 320×240 screen
  • 2 mega-pixel camera
  • 1050mAh battery
  • Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, Tracy & Matt, HTC Cavalier, HTC, HTC Excalibur]

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    Prize number 12 – we have a winner!

    I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 12th prize in our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    The winner of the Commodore 64 emulator for Pocket PC from ClickGamer is Paul Scott.

    ClickGamer

    Paul correctly answered the question we posed: The CPU in used in the C64 was a MOS 6510. The full answer to this was in the C64 Emulator Manual PDF!

    There will be another prize to win later on today!

    Matt

    [Technorati tag(s): smartphone, Pocket PC, competition, 12 days of christmas, Prizes, Christmas, Tracy & Matt]

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