August 2009: It's back! If you are looking for a new competition, try the Back to School Giveaways
December 2008: It's back! If you are looking for a new competition, try the HP Magic Giveaway (December 2008) where 50 websites will give you the chance to win 50 super package prizes!
The 31 Days of the Dragon is a promotion
between 31 participating web sites, with the sponsorship of HP. HP is working with those
websites offering 31 prize packages - one a day for 31 days during a period from
09 May through 08 June 2008.
Each participating website will have its own competition with its own prize, each a HP HDX Dragon Entertainment Notebook loaded with features and software.
HP HDX Dragon comes with Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) and is
powered by an Intel Core 2 Extreme
Processor X9000 (2.80GHz, 6MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB). Other features include 20.1" diagonal WUXGA
High-Definition HP Ultra Brightview Widescreen (1920x1200) 1080p, 4GB DDR2
System Memory (2 Dimm), 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS, HP Imprint Finish
(Dragon) + Fingerprint Reader + Webcam + Microphone, Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN
Network Connection and Bluetooth, 500GB 5400RPM SATA Dual Hard Drive (250GB x
2), Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD+/-R/RW Double Layer, Integrated HP HDTV
Hybrid TV Tuner and 4 Altec Lansing speakers with HP Triple Bass Reflex
subwoofer, and 9 Cell Lithium Ion Battery.
The entertainment notebooks will come with these software titles: Microsoft Office, Corel PaintShop Pro X2, Corel Painter Essentials, Corel Ulead Video Studio Plus 11.5, Symantec Norton Internet Security.
For the gamers in us the winners will receive the following games: Viva Piñata,Microsoft Flight Sim, Microsoft Flight Sim Expansion Pack, Gears of War.
And since this is an entertainment beast, you will enjoy the following Blu Ray movies out of the box: Pirates of the Caribbean - The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean - At World's End.
The total retail value of each of these prizes would be over US$5,000 - and there are 31 to be won!
Each of the following websites will run a seven day contest between the following dates (begin - end):
|02 May -
03 May - 10 May www.arstechnica.com
04 May - 11 May www.osnn.net
05 May - 12 May www.jkontherun.com
06 May - 13 May digitalmediaphile.wordpress.com
07 May - 14 May www.bostonpocketpc.com and www.techronical.com
08 May - 15 May www.the-gadgeteer.com
09 May - 16 May www.thedigitallifestyle.com
10 May - 17 May www.digitalhomethoughts.com
11 May - 18 May www.windows-now.com
12 May - 19 May www.windowsconnected.com
13 May - 20 May www.geekstogo.com
14 May - 21 May bink.nu
15 May - 22 May www.mediablab.com
16 May - 23 May www.last100.com
17 May - 24 May www.labnol.org
18 May - 25 May www.notebooks.com
19 May - 26 May www.slashdotreview.com
20 May - 27 May www.neowin.net
21 May - 28 May www.geek.com
22 May - 29 Mau www.lockergnome.com
23 May - 30 May www.planetx64.com
24 May - 31 May www.thegreenbutton.com
25 May - 01 Jun www.istartedsomething.com
26 May - 02 Jun www.bleepingcomputer.com
27 May - 03 Jun www.hardwaregeeks.com
28 May - 04 Jun www.geeknewscentral.com
29 May - 05 Jun www.geekzone.co.nz
30 May - 06 Jun www.thetabletpc.net
31 May - 07 Jun www.gearlive.com
01 Jun - 08 Jun www.gottabemobile.com
Note that each will run their own competition, so there will be different rules for each site. You should visit each site and look for more information there. If there is no competition information live yet, then please visit the sites again later between those dates in the table. It is recommended you subscribe to their RSS feeds to make sure you don't miss any information about their contests.
Who will buy HP's Dragon? (with video)
This competition comes to you thanks to HP and BuzzCorps.
31 Days of the Dragon OPML is available with a list of all RSS feeds available.
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