UPDATE: The entry period is now closed. Selected entrants have been contacted by email. Thanks for participating!
If you're looking for a 3G-enabled Windows 7 computer that easily fits into your pocket, then you'd be hard-pressed to find anything better than the Viliv N5. With its fast SSD, microSD card slot, integrated GPS, optical mouse, WSVGA touchscreen, 3G voice support, HD video playback capabilities, full-size ports, and great battery life, the clamshell PC (1.33GHz Atom, 1GB RAM) is second to none.
And because the N5 is the best Atom-based UMPC that money can buy right now, Pocketables and Dynamism want you to have one!
In the spirit of the back-to-school season, we're holding an essay contest. The topic? The most innovative use of the Viliv N5.
The grand prize winner will be chosen by you and awarded a Viliv N5. In addition, two finalists will receive $300 off the purchase of an N5 and five random commenters will get a $50 Dynamism-Gizmine gift card.
- Open to US residents, 18 years and older.
- One entry per person.
- In a few sentences, describe the most innovative way you would use the Viliv N5.
- Send your idea to [email protected] with "Viliv N5 giveaway" in the subject line by Thursday, September 9, 2010.
- Pocketables and Dynamism will select three ideas based on originality, creativity, and innovation.
- If you submitted one of the chosen ideas, you will be contacted via email and asked to write an essay/review based on your idea. If you do not already have one, Dynamism will loan you a Viliv N5 to complete the essay.
- Essays must be 500 to 1,000 words and include at least 2 original photos.
- You will have approximately 2 weeks to send your essay and photos to [email protected] with "Viliv N5 review" in the subject line.
- The author of the winning essay wins a Viliv N5 from Dynamism.
- The authors of the other two essays receive $300 off the purchase of a Viliv N5 from Dynamism.
- Five commenters, selected at random from the comments section of the essays, will receive $50 Dynamism-Gizmine Gift Card.
- All essays and photos must be received by Friday, September 24, 2010.
- Each essay will be published on Pocketables, one per day, beginning on Monday, September 27, 2010.
- On Thursday, September 30, readers will vote for their favorite essay. Voting will remain open until Saturday, October 2.
- The essay that receives the most votes wins.
- The other two essays automatically receive runner-up prizes ($300 off the purchase of an N5).
- Participate in the comments section of each published essay for a chance to win the $50 Dynamism-Gizmine Gift Card.
- All winners will be announced on Monday, October 4, 2010.
Click here to see the full terms and conditions.