The pocketnow Turns Ten Contest Starts Now! Sponsored by Wirefly



This month marks pocketnow’s tenth birthday. A decade ago this site was founded on the premise of being a go-to resource for a new wave of Windows CE-powered devices from Microsoft that morphed into what was once called the Pocket PC operating system. Since then, the mobile industry has changed dramatically, and we’ve been there to cover it for you. To take a look back, check out the internet archive for

To say thank you to our readers, both of past and present, we’re giving away three phones from If you win, you will have a choice of ANY phone posted on Wirefly’s website, even if it’s an HD2. And yes, this contest is open to everyone in the world. =D

How to win:

Starting today, we want you to prove to us that you’re our biggest fan. Creativity really matters. You can film a video, make a picture, sing a song, or even write a poem to show your fanatasim towards the work we do here on pocketnow. The best entries will be determined by a voting process starting in two weeks on 30 April.

Please place your entry in a comment on this news post. You can upload an image, place a link to a song, embed a video, or place text. An example is shown below. Only one entry per person. Please indicate your entry by writing “MY OFFICIAL ENTRY.”

Grand prize:

If you’re among the top three winners, you will get to choose any phone from Wirefly’s website. We will ship the phone to you at no cost.

Runner-up prize:

In addition to the grand prizes, we will be giving away two runner-up prizes that gives you $100 off towards a purchase at**.

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Thanks again to our friends at Wirefly for sponsoring our contest!

**Rules for $100 discount prize

1. The $100 discount can be used only one time on (Remaining balance cannot be carried over)

2. Prize is redeemable for $100 worth of merchandise available on (cell phones, accessories, netbooks, laptop cards)

3. Discount cannot be used towards activation fees, deposits, add-ons, features, device protection, etc – solely PRODUCT

4. Discount cannot be redeemed for cash (eg if phone is offered for less than $100 on, the customer will not received the difference in the form of cash or credit)

5. Expiration date is May 12, 2012 (2 yrs)

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.