Every end of the year since 3 years ago, we’d mount a huge giveaway to our readers here in YugaTech as well are our Twitter followers and Facebook Fans. This year is no exception and we’re giving away more than 30 gadgets and accessories.
Up for grabs are Sony NEX3 camera, Sony Cybershot camera, Huawei Honor smartphone, O+ smartphone, StarMobile Bright smartphone, X-Mini speakers, portable speakers, Coby tablets, Starmobile Engage tablet, Alcatel One Touch Tab T10, ZTE Light Tab, SocBlue, LG wireless headphone, Gap Be Loud MP3 pocket player, Cherry Mobile phones, Huawei WiFi extender, Sun Broadband stick and an Asus 1.3GBit router. We also have over a dozen gel cases for the Galaxy S3.
We will have major prizes and then minor prizes. Here’s what we will do — starting tonight until the eve of New Year, we will be posting partial mechanics in order for you to earn entries. Some will be easy while other will require a little creativity or effort from you.
So each day, we’ll put up tasks and how many points you can earn and what you can win. Be sure to come back and check each day for additional points.
Day 1, December 22: Follow and spread the word around!
Tweet and share on FB that the 2012 YugaTech Great Gadget Giveaway is now starting.
In the comments section below, please leave a comment and tell us which of our major prizes you’d want to win. Only one prize per commenter.
Day 2, December 23: It’s the season to be Geeky. Check out our podcast on iTunes under Geeky Nights.
Day 3, December 24: All we want for Christmas is a Sony. Show us your favorite Sony devices in the house. I’m sure you got lots of them since you were still young. Hit the widget below to submit your answers.
Here’s more chances to win that Sony Cybershot camera and the Sony NEX-F3 camera.
Day 4, December 25: Own a Galaxy S3. How about a brand new case for it?
Post a tweet if you want one. Just make sure you really need it you have someone to give it to. Be sure to include the #yugatechgveaway hashtag so we can track you.
December 25 — 1st draw of partial winners.
Announcement: First batch of winners!
Angelica Chua – Starmobile Engage 7 Tablet
Earl State R. Lagundino – Coby Kyros Android tablet
Chester Hogar – O+ Android smartphone
Jeiel Aldrin Brazil Alcayde – Starmobile phone
Sherina Barit – Sun Wireless Broadband Stick
Jeremiah Carlos – Gap Be Loud MP3 Player
Renren Medina – Portable Capsule Speakers
Roy Tang – Portable Capsule Speakers
Vilma Montilla – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
Alan Nico Lagmay (@nicolagmay) – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
Vicky Mulsid – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
Myro Nueve (@mikenines) – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
Barney Stinson Gomez(@_LegenW84itDary) – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
That’s our first batch of winners. We will pick out 20 more winners next week. Go check out the daily task/mechanics for more chances of winning. Congrats and Merry Christmas to all!
Day 5, December 26: Pretty fly for a WiFi. Show us a photo of your current WiFi router and we might just replace it with a blazing fast 1.3Gbps Asus WiFi Router.
Here’s a photo of my old router and I want to replace it with the 1.3Gbps Asus WiFi Router from the #yugatechgiveaway
Post it on Twitter, G+, Instagram or Facebook. Don’t forget to add Asus Philippines on Facebook (here) and @AsusPH on Twitter.
Day 6, December 27: Deck the halls with boughs of Huawei! Fa la la la la la la la la.
Here’s more chances to win that Huawei Honor smartphone. Just post a tweet or an FB update with this line:
It’s pronounced as “wa-wey”. If you say it right, then you can win a Huawei Honor @huaweideviceph #yugatechgiveaway yugatech.ph/VYfDTi
Don’t forget to follow @huaweideviceph on Twitter!
Day 7, December 28: What’s more fun than under the Sun? Tweet and ask @suncelltweets to pick you and award the Alcatel One Touch T10 tablet.
Just make sure to include the #yugatechgiveaway hashtag. The ones that get re-tweeted by @suncelltweets will get way better chances of winning the tablet. If you’re the only one who gets re-tweeted, then lucky you!
Day 8, December 29: There’s no HDD like WD. Check out the mechanics below on how you can win this WD My Net N900 Central with 2TB HDD.
Check out our feature about this device here.
Day 9, December 30: Christmas may be over, but the gift giving should not be. Pick a prize for a friend or loved one.
Choose a prize, tweet about it while tagging the recipient like so — “I’d like to gift the Huawei Honor to @abeolandres because he’s cool and geeky! #yugatechgiveaway yugatech.ph/VYfDTi“
You can do the same on Facebook and Google+. Just don’t forget to include the link and hashtag — #yugatechgiveaway yugatech.ph/VYfDTi
Remember, the prize will be given to the person tagged on the winning entry, not the person who submitted it so choose wisely!
Day 10, December 31: Make a wish, list a New Year’s Resolution. Share them here and maybe win them too!
On Twitter, FB or G+, post a Tech New Year’s resolution and share it with friends, like so:
In 2013, I will be try my best to understand how modding works so I can install custom ROM on my phone. #yugatechgiveaway yugatech.ph/VYfDTi
Don’t forget to include the link and hashtag.
Here’s our second batch of winners!
* Mica Sobrepena – Sony Cybershot Camera
* Jerome Tanega – ZTE Light Tab 2
* John Caleb Bañares – Coby Kyros tablet
* Dianne David – Cherry Mobile phone
* Francis Falucho – Huawei WiFi Extender
* Agnes DC – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Edzar Bondoc – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Milan Neri Melasurej – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Chino Castro Yabut – X-Mini Speakers
* Eman Cervantes III – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Tomas Chua Jr. – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Nick Pahati – Portable Speakers
* Adriane Tobias – SocBlue
* Aljun Alcantara – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Neste Gamilla – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Jenny Esplana – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Karen Bernate – Huawei Honor
* @videoblogs|PH – Western Digital 2TB Router
* Jerome Pelayo – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* Ferdinand Angeles – Samsung Galaxy S3 case
* John Pagas – Alcatel One Touch Tab T10
* Luweh Gutierrez – Asus GigaBit Router
* Sony NEX-F3 – Jonas Manalo Taran
How to claim your prizes!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “YugaTech Great Gadget Giveaway 2012”. In the body of your email, include your full name, email, address and mobile number, as well as FB/Twitter/G+ if applicable. Also indicate the prize you won.
We will then send details on when and where you can get your prize. Please bring a valid ID (plus a photocopy). If you’re sending a representative, please include an authorization letter.
Thanks to all the sponsors who contributed to this giveaway — Sony, Asus, Sun Cellular, Cherry Mobile, StarMobile, O+, Widget City, Hot Gadgets, Red Dot, ZTE.