Last Updated: May 5th, 2012

If you're a gadget geek (like we are), there's a good chance that you have a ton of old tech laying around, doing nothing more than taking up space.

In order to help users get rid of some of the gadget clutter kicking it around their houses, RadioShack is offering a sick new program where old crap unused devices can turn into new gear.

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:
  • Verizon HTC Droid Incredible 2: Keyan X
  • AT&T Motorola Atrix 2: Chris Weller
  • Sprint HTC EVO 3D: christoph411
  • Beats by Dre SOLO headphones: Sarah Puls

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.

Here's a quick look at how it works:

As you can see, old gadgets can quickly turn into in-store credit at The Shack, so you can score a new device without having to pay full retail (or, if you have enough gear laying around, get it for free!).

Finding out how much your stuff is worth is crazy-simple. You can actually go about it a few different ways: in-store, online, or in-app. If you're already sitting at your computer, you can check out this website to get an idea of how much in-store credit that you could be looking at. Easy peasy.

If, however, you'd rather check it out on your mobile, hit the widget to grab the RadioShack Trade & Save app, which is followed by a video that highlights how the app works. Also, for even more RadioShack goodness, you can follow them on Twitter.

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Now that you have an idea of what RadioShack's Trade & Save program is all about, they want to give four winners some free gadgetry. What sort of gadgetry, you ask? This sort:

HTC Droid Incredible 2 (Verizon)


  • 4-inch 480x800 display
  • 1GHz single-core Snapdragon processor
  • 768MB RAM
  • 8MP rear shooter, 1.3MP front camera
  • Android 2.3 (will be upgraded to Android 4.0)

Motorola Atrix 2 (AT&T)


  • 4.3-Inch qHD display
  • 1GHz dual-core TI processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8MP rear shooter, VGA front camera
  • Android 2.3 (will be upgraded to Android 4.0)

HTC EVO 3D (Sprint)


  • 4.3-inch qHD display
  • 1.2Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 5MP rear shooter capable of 3D capture, 1.3MP front camera
  • Android 2.3 (will be upgraded to Android 4.0)

Beats by Dre SOLO On-Ear headphones


Okay, so this one's not a smartphone, but it is a set of pretty awesome over-the-ear headphones that are sure to bump your brain until it's mush.

  • Beats Studio sound, in a smaller, lighter on-ear design
  • Advanced driver design for precise audio clarity
  • Included cleaning cloth with antimicrobial treatment polishes and controls germs
  • 52" removable headphone cord with 24k gold-plated miniplug connectors
  • Folding, on-the-ear design with plush earcup padding that helps seal out external noises

Got it? Excellent.

How to Enter


Okay, so you have your old device and are in need of an upgrade, so here's what we need from you:

  • A current picture of the device or headphones you wish to replace (use the +Image link at the bottom of the Disqus comment box to attach the picture) with something AP related (the site running on the device, on a desktop in the background, a post-it note with some AP love on it, whatever).
  • Tell us who your carrier is.
  • If you'd rather have headphones, then let us know that instead of who your carrier is.

..and that's it.

TL;DR: Picture. AP love. Carrier.

That's pretty simple, right? Honestly, if we made it any easier, we would just hand this stuff out to whoever, for whatever reason. And that just doesn't seem fair at all. The giveaway begins immediately and ends on Monday, April 23 at 11:59 PM PST, at which time we'll randomly pick the winners. Oh, and due to the nature of this giveaway, it's U.S. only (sorry guys, but the smartphones are running on U.S. carriers).

Good luck!

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.

  • Bill Georgen

    Wow, headphones or a new phone?  I think my OG is great but a newer faster phone might be nice, not to mention new phone without the new contract with Verizon sounds good to me.

    Droid Incredible 2 for me it is

  • GuidZilla

    Definitely in the market for some new headphones... these S305's just aren't cutting it anymore. 

  • http://twitter.com/BrianIMdiesel Brian Lepak


  • http://twitter.com/BrianIMdiesel Brian Lepak

    Upgrade my LIFE!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JTKGL7QBBV2TSZHUJGWXEVKOJM Kevin K

    I need to get my mom into the 21st century, this is her current phone with Verizon. 

  • br_hermon


  • Andres Donoso

    These are the headphones that I would like to replace with some AMAZING Beats by Dre SOLO!!

  • Adam Lewis

    Drew a little picture to sum up how I feel :) Also, I'd like the headphones since I'm happy with the phone I've got. Oh and it says April 16th because that IS when I drew it but then my computer froze and forgot until today! 

  • Brandito

    I wouldn't mind updating my Incredible for an Incredible 2.  Verizon.

  • marsdta

    Here my mytouch 4g on tmobile.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=701646133 Aytekin Ozdemir

    This is my metroPCS hello hello hello! wireless for all (but not for me) device.
    Please pick me and let me experience a real smart phone adventure!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=701646133 Aytekin Ozdemir

    sorry for repost :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=701646133 Aytekin Ozdemir

    This is my metroPCS hello hello hello! wireless for all (but not for me) device.Please pick me and let me experience a real smart phone adventure!

  • RocketScience11

    Pictured is my Samsung transform running AP on google currents with the desktop site in the background. My carrier is Sprint. Thanks!

  • Nina Janke

    My headphones need some updating

  • Stefany Baez

    I need new headphones...ASAP. I've been meaning to get the beats, but the price is a little high for headphones so I never knew if I should. Winning them though, would be darn awesome. My old (actual) headphones have been good to me but it's time to let go. The left one doesn't even work, luckily since the little silicone thingy was lost.

  • Alexander Rojas

    My dad wants a smartphone and wants to switch to ATT from t-mobile, Ap you can make this possible please help :)!

  • Alexander Rojas

    Cheap headphones, which one does not work and suck. Mostly everyone has ipod headphones, and good ones while these suck. I love music, but cannot get the quality that I deserve, o want :( Please help change that, and let me have those beats solo, please android police

  • Gadget Man 007

    These are the earbuds that came with my bluetooth headphone dongle thing. They're okay but nothing special.

  • http://twitter.com/Austieb7 Austin Baroudi

    I really need some new headphones! My old ones are barley hanging on and it'd be really awesome to have high quality headphones for once. The picture of them was to big I uploaded it to photobuckte and here's the link.

  • Hexto

    Headphones foy my Verizon Galaxy Nexus please

  • Sheepdog Elite

     I could totally use some killer head phones. I'm tired of poor sounds.

  • http://twitter.com/Serotheo Simon Yu

    Please Delete.

  • http://twitter.com/Serotheo Simon Yu

    Delete this one too, picture wouldn't show up!

  • http://twitter.com/Serotheo Simon Yu

    My carrier is T-Mobile.. unfortunately there are no T-Mobile phones :(, but to win an Atrix 2 and use it unlocked would be more than enough! After 2 tries.. sorry!, delete the other comments please! Much obliged.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Micah-Madru/100001151887665 Micah Madru

    I'll take the Atrix 2 on AT&T. :D

  • http://twitter.com/cameronwu Cameron Wu

    Looking to replace my aging Blackberry (AT&T) with a shiny, new Android phone!

  • Ryan

    Here's some crappy iPod headphones. My carrier is... erm... headphones.

  • ewilliams1009

    Sprint. Showing some love to the android police!

  • Chelsea

    I would love to replace these old headphones with beats!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=719314646 Curtis Bigelow

    Please consider me AP!  I am in need of a new at&t phone. Currently running atrix 4g with jokersax kitchensink. AP!

  • PudgyPanda

    I'm on sprint, Lovin' the AP, hoping for a little love back.

  • CheyenneTerrell

    Broken headphone jack on my dx. Verizon.

  • aj34

    Sprint is my carrier. Thanks AP and Radio Shack for the great contest.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Oliver-Giron/2536418 Oliver Giron

    Please help me replace my BlackBerry and convert to an android device. I have AT&T. Thanks AP!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Eddy-Reyes/100000169068561 Eddy Reyes

    this is my lg env touch! my carrier is verizon. Thanks android police!

  • Katrina Arrington

    My Blackberry Torch had its brief heyday. I'd love something that reliably gets online - like that Atrix! My carrier is AT&T.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tony-Reyes/100000625176263 Tony Reyes

    this is my phone from verizon. I have no idea what it is my mother bought it for me from costco after my phone broke. haha thanks android police!

  • http://twitter.com/Maxxxipaddd Maxx Rush Ondo

    sickk!!!! i want that evo!!!!

  • sgo00usa

    That's my old Samsung on Verizon. Will need a AT&T Phone, though, because I'm moving to Europe in a few months!!! Please help with that AndroidPolice!!!! (:

  • http://www.feedchimp.com/ Nick DeSousa

    17 Minutes to winner selection!  I have a good feeling about this one.

    • http://my.opera.com/decodedthought/blog Abhinav

      It's 11:59pm PST not EST :D still 3 hours to go ! :)

      • http://www.feedchimp.com/ Nick DeSousa

        /me facepalms.  Thanks Abhinav :P 

        • http://my.opera.com/decodedthought/blog Abhinav

          happens ... the anxiety getting to you ... understandable :)

  • http://my.opera.com/decodedthought/blog Abhinav

    About time ... but unfortunately have a Motorola on metropcs :'( soooo wish I had a different carrier :'( Would love to win motorola atrix 2 :D
    Hope I at least win the headphones

  • Krazyjaky1

    Pick me for and incredible mine has a cracked screen and body. :-) ap rules.

    • Brandon Gier

       Thought the contest ended... wonder when the results are up though.

  • http://www.facebook.com/buildtherobots Jimmy Kaczynski II

    Were there winners for this? I haven't heard anything about any winners and its now 8:15 PM EST on the 24th.

    • Bigelowcurtis

      Yeah really I have seen nor heard nothing all day on this

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

    4 winners have been posted - sorry for the delay, folks. Congrats to the winners!