Do you like connectivity? Well, today you're getting a chance to win what is probably the most connectable Android tablet around, the Toshiba Thrive. Our friends at Toshiba have graciously provided us with one, along with a Toshiba Wireless Keyboard for maximizing your tablet productivity.

This contest is now over. Here is our winner, selected at random:
  • Daniel James

Congratulations, you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

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The Prizes

The Toshiba Thrive is Toshiba's first Android Honeycomb tablet, powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor along with a litany of connectivity options.


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The Toshiba Thrive features:

  • 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 10.1" LED-backlit display
  • 1GB RAM / 8GB internal storage
  • Full-sized USB, HDMI, and miniUSB ports
  • Full-sized SD card slot (supports SDXC)
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Easy-grip, removable back cover (can be replaced with a variety of colors)
  • User-replaceable 23W-hour battery
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb (via OTA update)

The winner will also receive this, a Toshiba Wireless Keyboard specifically optimized for Android:


Light (about 0.5lbs) and portable (only .35" thick), the Toshiba Wireless Keyboard is designed to accompany you and your tablet wherever you go, using Bluetooth to quickly and easily connect to your Android tablet.

How To Enter

Entering is pretty simple. Below, you'll see six embedded YouTube videos - each of them showing off one of the colors the Thrive's removable rear cover is available in. Watch a few videos, and pick your favorite. Leave a comment in the comments section below with the specific name of the color for the video you chose (be sure to INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL IN THE EMAIL FIELD BELOW THE NAME FIELD - not in the comment text, we'll use this to contact the winner). That's it.

The Terms

The contest begins immediately and will run until December 21st, 11:59PM PST. This contest is open to residents of the United States only. See the full terms, below:


1. Eligibility

ANDROIDPOLICE.COM, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (referred to herein as “Contest Provider”) IS THE PROVIDER OF THIS CONTEST. The Contest is open only to entrants who reside in the United States (does not include U.S. Territories or Outlying Islands).

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 December 20th, 2011 at 9:00AM Pacific Time and will continue until December 21st, 2011 at 11:59PM Pacific Time (the "Deadline"). All entries must be received before the Deadline to be eligible to win the Prize.

4. Prizes

One (1) eligible entrant will be chosen by the Contest Provider at random as the “Winner,” and will receive the “Prize,” one (1) Toshiba "Thrive" Wi-Fi tablet computing device, estimated retail value $379.99, and one (1) Toshiba "Wireless Keyboard - Android Optimized" Bluetooth keyboard device, estimated retail value $69.99. No substitutions or exchanges, cash or otherwise, will be allowed. Prize is not transferable.

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.


Shipment of Prize will be the sole responsibility of Prize Provider. Shipment method and carrier will be selected by Prize 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.

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 Toshiba. Any questions regarding the Contest should be directed via e-mail to Artem Russakovskii at [email protected].

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.