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Last Updated: February 15th, 2012

Everyone loves free stuff. Hopefully, everyone loves (at at least somewhat likes) their valentine. Ergo, everyone loves to get free stuff for their valentine - especially if it's super-sick Android gear, right? If you answered yes to those questions, this giveaway is for you.

This one is going to work a little bit differently than previous giveaways. In fact, you won't be winning anything at all, per se. In honor of Valentine's day, love, and Cupid himself, this one is for your significant other/mate/lover/whatever you want to call them. So, you, the entrant, only get to win this one vicariously through your loved one. That's still fun though, and it shows that you care. Awwww.

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random, who will each get a 101 G9 tablet and a 35 Home Connect:
  • Joyce K
  • Dustin Graves

Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and RSS.


The Prizes

We're giving away two sets of the following prizes, so two different winners will receive both items.

The good folks at ARCHOS love you almost as much as you love your valentine, so they've offered up a couple of killer little gadgets to make your V-Day festivities brighter:

ARCHOS 101 G9 1.5GHz 250GB

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We first heard about the 101 G9 back in September of '11, and varying models have been available since shortly after that. However, the model that we're giving away has yet to even hit the Market - it's the ever elusive G9 with a 1.5GHz OMAP and 250GB hard drive. You read that right - two-hundred-fifty geebees. Here's a closer look at what the 101 G9 has to offer:

  • 10.1-inch 1,280x 800 display
  • 1.5GHz TI OMAP processor
  • 250GB of storage space
  • Built-in kickstand
  • Android 3.2

Archos 35 Home Connect

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Announced back in June of '11, the 35 Home Connect is an Android-based web radio with long battery life, Wi-Fi, two HD speakers, a 3.5-inch display, 4GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 1GHz single-core processor, and Froyo. It's designed with streaming media in mind, but it also includes a front-facing camera for video chatting (ARCHOS also recommends using this feature for a baby monitor, which could come in handy nine months down the road if you surprise your valentine with this duo).

How to Win

All of the entry requirements can be found bit hitting the Rafflecopter widget below.

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That's it! The contest ends at 12:01 AM (Midnight) EST on February 14, 2012, after which the winners will be randomly selected.

This giveaway is global.

Good luck!

Terms

ANDROID POLICE AND ARCHOS 101 G9/35 Home Connect Bundle Giveaway

1. Eligibility

ANDROIDPOLICE.COM, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (referred to herein as “Contest Provider”) IS THE PROVIDER OF THIS CONTEST. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, MEXICO, CHILE, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE, ISRAEL, INDIA, FRANCE, BELGIUM, THE UNITED KINGDOM, LUXEMBOURG, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, SWEDEN, FINLAND, DENMARK, NORWAY, SPAIN, IRELAND, RUSSIA, THE NETHERLANDS, SOUTH KOREA, SOUTH AFRICA, TAIWAN, ITALY, PORTUGAL, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA, MALAYSIA, VIETNAM, THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, THE CZECH REPUBLIC, CROATIA, THE UKRAINE, POLAND, BULGARIA, AND HUNGARY WHICH ARE OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ON THE DATE REFERENCED BELOW AS THE START DATE FOR THE CONTEST ("ENTRANTS"). If you are under the legal age of majority in your country of residence, but are (i) over the age of 13 years of age and a resident of the United States of America, or a member country of the European Union other than Spain, or the United Kingdom; (ii) who is least 14 years of age and a resident of Spain, the United Kingdom, or Russia; or (iii) who is at least 15 years of age and is a resident of the Republic of Korea; one of your parents or legal guardians must submit a signed, written statement that they have read, understood and agree to these Contest rules with your entry, and that such agreement constitutes acceptance of these Contest rules on behalf of you and themselves.  All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. There is no cost to enter or win. Offer void where prohibited.

2. Disclaimer

Contest Provider will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, or misrouted transmissions or entries; (b) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Contest Provider; or (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.

3. Contest Period

The Contest begins February 8, 2012 at 4:30PM Eastern Time and will continue until February 14, 2012 at 12:01AM Central Time (the "Deadline"). All entries must be received before the Deadline to be eligible to win the Prize.

4. Prizes

Two (2) eligible entrants will be chosen by the Contest Provider at random as “Winners,” and each will receive a “Prize,” one (1) ARCHOS 101 G9 tablet, estimated retail value $399, and one (1) ARCHOS 35 Home Connect, estimated retail value $129.99.

The Prize will be provided “as is,” Contest Provider and Prize Provider provide no warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

Shipment of The Prize will be the sole responsibility of Contest Provider. Shipment method and carrier will be selected by Contest Provider. Contest Provider and Prize Provider assume no responsibility for loss of or damage to the prize prior to or during shipment. If the Prize, after shipment, is returned to the Prize Provider as undeliverable or for any other reason, Contest Provider and Prize Provider reserve the right to disqualify the Winner and to designate another Entrant as the Winner.

5. Collection of Information:

The Contest entry requires you to submit a first and last name, email address, and shipping address to meet the Contest’s Eligibility requirements.

If you are a citizen of France and/or any of the other countries whose citizens are eligible for this Contest, and pursuant to French law pertaining to data collection and processing, you are informed that the data collector is AndroidPolice.com, and the data collected will be transferred to the United States of America. Upon request, you will be provided with access to your personal data. To exercise this right, please contact giveaways@androidpolice.com.

The Winner consents to allowing Contest Provider to disclose the following information to Prize Provider for the purpose of awarding the Prize: (1) first and last name, (2) email address, and (3) shipping address. Shipping address must be located in one of the countries or regions listed in the Eligibility section. Failure to provide an address in one of the countries or regions listed in the Eligibility section will result in disqualification from the Contest.

6. General Release of Liability

By entering the Contest, you release the Contest Provider and Prize Provider from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the Prize.

7. Affidavit and Release:

As a condition of being awarded the Prize, the Winner will be required to execute and deliver to Contest Provider a signed Affidavit of Eligibility, which includes an acceptance of these Official Rules and a release of liability. The Affidavit of Eligibility may be submitted by email.

8. Contest and Prize Providers:

Contest provided by Android Police. Prizing provided by ARCHOS. Any questions regarding the Contest should be directed via e-mail to Artem Russakovskii at giveaways@androidpolice.com.

9. Choice of Law:

The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the United States.

10. Miscellaneous:

Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Contest Provider, which are final and binding in all respects. Contest Provider reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, at its discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any entrant's participation in the Contest should any causes beyond Contest Provider’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest or Contest Provider otherwise becomes (as determined by its discretion) unable to run the Contest as planned.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • the1who

    If I win this for my wife, Debi, I might be able to use it, I mean, I love her to offer her my win that I hope the love would return full circle.

  • M.J. Moore

    I want to give it to my kid brother, who is looking to break into the workforce.

  • Matt

    I would give it to my wife. She is the greatest.

  • Steven G

    Wow, So much storage!

  • carl

    loverly. what a swell bit of technovalentinary.

  • Clemens

    For my girlfriend Iris <3

  • http://allycupe.wordpress.com Allison Cupid

    For my oldest son who has helped me so much with the little ones this past year!

  • Chris W

    I would love to win this for my wife who has supported our family on her own for the past year as I have went back to school. She constantly works 12 hour days nursing and still finds a way to make sure that myself my son are cared for and loved.

  • kevin campbell

    I want my wife to win, because I bought a Archos 80 g9 2 weeks ago and haven't seen it since, - so she needs her own one. thanks for a great site!

  • Mark S

    Gor my wife who can never pry our existing tablet from our son.

  • Stephanie P

    I'd love to win for my husband. He works really hard and doesn't get many treats like this - money is tight!

  • http://ainstower.com/ Aincalandorn

    I'd like to win this for my girlfriend so she can see how truly awesome Android can be.

  • SK Tan

    I'd like my hubby to win this wonderful valentine gift.

  • colin

    Would love to win this for my girlfriend, so she has something to play with, and communicate with me while in college.

  • Temasek

    I'd love to win the tablet for my wife.

  • Thomas Bistram

    For my daughter, so she doesn’t have an excuse not to email me.

  • Richard Tang

    I'd love for my mom to win this so that she can watch and read from anywhere!

  • Mike

    I'd love win this awesome package for my mom.

  • eleanor q

    I'd really love to win the ARCHOS Valentine pack for my hubby, John, for his patience and caring.

  • bobtentpeg

    Gf whose moving to another city for grad school

  • ryan

    I want to win One of these pakages so i may gift it to my girlfriend this valentines day,

    and say hunny, i may be no superman, but i won you a great tablet so you can keep updating your facebook status ;)

  • emily strader

    ForI'd love to be able to give my boyfriend this for v-day. He's done so much for my son and I lately. I've been in the hospital, dealing with intestinal cancer so he's been the glue that holds everything else in my life together. He's amazing and I wish I could afford something like this for him, instead of just hoping to win it.

  • Thiru

    This would be a great gift for my valentine !!!

  • William Ashley

    I'd love to win one of these for my Fiancée to replace her dying laptop she uses for school, and I'm hoping AP might be able to help out. :D

    • William Ashley

      Seeing as I missed the rule for the blog post, I'll retry that.

      I'd love to win one of these Archos tablets for my Fiancée Alexis to replace the laptop she uses for her college work that's slowly dying, and she's been looking at tablets recently, and I'd love to be able to surprise her with this tablet with the help of AP.

  • Don

    looks really nifty

  • Don

    Id win this for my wife melissa

  • Piyush

    i would win this one for mah gal....coz she thinks android suxx and i wanna show her the power of android over her blackberry.. :)

  • Arsalan

    Will be giving it to my younger sister who hasn't had an electronic device of her own yet

  • LiamHP

    I NEED to win this for my girlfriend. Ever since I got an android phone, she has been stealing it to play forty thieves all the time. She needs her own toy.

  • Jennifer Lewis

    I would love to win this for my husband, Aaron... he is starting a new job next month and will be out of town for long periods of time. This would be great so our daughter and I can Skype with him while he's away!

  • Michael

    Awesome! My girlfriend has been wanting a tablet since I got my G-Slate!

  • AIA

    For my darling husband Tim, he's still a little behind tech-wise, but i love him anyway!!!

  • CYAng

    I'd love to win for my wife so that she can skype with me when I'm away.

  • palmer nyako

    I'd win it for my left hand since its my girlfriend. /foreveralone
    oh she also has cancer.

  • Andrew

    I'd like to win this for my mother, because she has done so much for our entire family.

  • bobertCRO

    It's for my wife. The ONE and ONLY.

  • dan

    I'd like to win for my sister :P

  • oferb

    I'd like to win this for my wife

  • Nick

    To my love... from my heart

  • Angel W

    I would love to win this for my mother, Alicia. She is the most important person to me in the whole world and she deserves something nice for Valentines seeing the love of her life is no longer around..

  • francis

    very cool gadgets...my mom would love them

  • lara

    I would like to win this for my kids, they are and will always be my favorite valentines!!!

  • Vladimir

    Very nice tablet. Hope this wins me one :D .

  • Nicolas

    for my mom, she needs a new laptop and i figure a tablet is better for her

  • Mark Arpon

    for my lovely girlfriend, Diana.

  • Dmitri

    Is anyone using this MTS Android SMartphone? I am looking for a revuews really badly! http://www.mtsredenergy.com/home.html

  • Rohit Prasad

    For my mom, it would be a perfect gift for her

  • Rohit Prasad

    For my girlfriend

  • Jenny

    I'd love to win this wonderful package for my daughter who has been wonderful companion.

  • Eric

    I would give it to my parents. Share the tech love!

  • BuckeyeDroid

    For myself because I know my wife won't buy me anything.

  • http://+919839359833 Rahul Srivastav

    It will be a gift for me myself as i know i will not get any gift from anyone on valentines day.I never got even one in my whole life & android police is my love so i think my love will give me the valentines gift for the first time in my life so my love please dont break my heart this valentines,I LOVE YOU ANDROID POLICE.

  • http://+919839359833 Rahul Srivastav

    I will like to win it for the most beautiful women in my life my wife anjali she is the most important person in my life so i will like to gift her this special combo which is as unique as she is.

  • Oskari Kinnunen

    I need this because I'm poor... :C

  • JohnsonTSK

    My mum because I love her

  • http://mobility-labs.com Sean P

    I would like my girlfriend to win this. She sees me playing with my tablets and I think she wants one. I already talked her into getting a smartphone so this is the next logical step.

  • Kaspar E.

    For my dad, who's been always there for me!

  • Bayilo

    Of Course, I want it for my wife. She is the reason I am a geek.

  • Brian

    For the wife! She just let me buy parts for my custom PC!

  • Eddie Ng

    Would give it to my wife. we do not have a Tablet

  • Silenz

    My mother is always a little bit after the tech development. I think this could be the right thing for a technology illiterate ;)

  • Caleb B

    Morgan, my girlfriend, because she really needs a tablet for college.

  • kunal

    Want to try my luck with this master piece

  • Gierso

    i would love this for my little sister so she have one more way (besides PC) to check into FB Twitter and AndroidPolice :) yes she has been converted to the droid side :)

  • Nijin

    I would like to give it to My mom

  • http://www.historicalworld4u.blogspot.com Muhammed Jabir Aslam K.P.

    I want to gift it to my father

  • Phil S.

    this would be the coolest gift to give to my grandmother so we can skype long distance

  • Frank Messner

    Perfect gift for my wife on her birthday in March!

  • Michael

    I really want this for my girlfriend! ;-)

  • http://www.christiantechsaz.com Aaron

    I want to win it for my sweetheart, Grace! She is such a wonderful mom and a great wife. She works so hard at being the best mom and wife you can be. She deserves every bit of this ARCHOS valentine's pack. Thank you!

  • Philip Zeman

    I want to win this for my wife, Sara, because she understands my needs more than anyone else, and she could dearly use some nice geek stuff. :)

  • João Duarte

    This would be great for my GF. So she doesn't need to use mine every single time she wants to check her e-mail.

  • Eric Archer

    The Archos 35 connect looks pretty sweet!

  • Phil Fernandez

    My wife would love to win this and have a great new toy!!

  • Jake Platt

    would love it... don't know if it would make it to the wife....

  • Rudy

    Need to win to get my wife off my tab!!

  • Effervescentia

    I want to win this for my grandmother, she's getting older and something like this would totally help her with everyday tasks

  • Carlos

    This entry of mine to win an Archos Valentine pack is dedicated to a very close friend named Meryll. She has been with me for such a long time, a partner in crime, whom I've been with through thick and thin, and promised me that I'll be her Valentine this year if she don't get one by Valentine's Eve (which, by the look of it, I'll get). Woot! :D

  • Will

    I want my Girlfriend, Kayla to win this. She wants a Blackberry, and maybe using an Android tablet would help sway her from the sinking ship that is RIM!

  • Kuroshima

    I want this bundle for my SO, Amparo. She will really like the Home Connect!

  • Maron

    I want to gift this bundle to my boy, Toni, because he is a BIG Android nerd!

  • CA Nikhil Dsouza

    I want to win this for my Mom. Valentine's Day is about love and the most pure form of love is that which a Mother has for her children. It is my experience that even if others leave you, your Mother will still support you and pacify you. Just dropped in here today luckily and happened to notice this giveaway. This would make a good gift for her since she has been interested in android tablets lately.
    I love here and owe my life to her :) that is why I would like to win this for her.

  • Torstein Molland

    I would like to win this one for my first girlfriend ever. It was only by a coincidence I first met her, and she means the world to me! I have never felt about a person before like I do with her. I just can't imagine the world without her. Her friend posted a a picture of a dog, which I commented, then she commented. One thing led to another and before we knew it, she was my girlfriend and I her boyfriend.

  • Mike Snyder

    W00t! Gimme gimme for mah sweetie!

  • Robbie Jardine

    I'd love to win this for my partner John, we are celebrating our 10 year anniversary in July so this Valentines day is really special

  • Pratik

    Hope I win, this is for my gf!

  • bitslizer

    Would be a great gift for my in laws!

  • avi

    for.. me obviously :)

  • Ian Stephenson

    I definitely gotta win this for my girlfriends, she's gotta get her hands on Android one way or another. :)

  • Raymond

    i want to win this for my wife...she deserves something nice!

  • Eric S.

    For my best friend, who's so behind on gadgets of course!

  • Anurag Mishra

    I want to win this for my Girlfriend. She is terribly upset with me.

  • Allan H.

    I will give it to my wife. She is the best thing ever to happen to me, and she deserves a cool tablet.

  • Dharmin Kansara

    Gimme gimme for my wife...

  • Ru

    the gf could use a toy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/FrankFontaine2 Shane Phillips

    I'd love to win this for my sister. She's about to move into her first place and i'd like her to have something cool to use the Internet on

  • Larry

    The significant other needs to get in on some new technology! :)

  • wee ken

    win to my valentine~

  • ben leonard

    Maybe ill win this time!!!

  • Lynne

    I want to win for my man Brad because I love him, and I could never afford this on my own,...he deserves it.

  • erik

    For my lovely girl Betty, she really cares about me and she stands by my side every day and everywhere.

  • jc

    Love it for my wife Cathy

  • Joe A

    I'd like to win this for myself because I never win anything!

  • Emanuel Burgos

    Awesome gadget!

  • Jason C

    My Wife Evita would love one.

  • http://funky-penguin.com vincent

    There is no sob story or grandstanding, cool tech is my motivation.

  • Ish

    Sure, count me in. The tablet would go to my Mother if I win and the Home Connect for me...for being a good boy. Ha.

  • jer85008

    This would be for my wife, who loves magazines. No more waiting in line at the drugstore for them!

  • the android guy

    for my best friend

  • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

    Winners posted - congratulations!

  • ryandigweed

    Congrats to the winners :)

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