Win A MacBook Air or iPad 2 With Parallels 7/Mobile

If you’ve ever wanted the sleek, light weight MacBook Air or to run Windows, Linux, or Chrome OS on your mac then you don’t want to miss out on this weeks contest from Chris Pirillo and Parallels.

First, Chris is giving away your choice of a MacBook Air with a copy of Parallels 7 Desktop or an iPad 2 with Parallels Mobile. To enter the contest, tweet the post from

Finally, Parallels is giving away a copy of Parallels 7 Desktop for the mac each day until December 31st and a grand prize MacBook Air with Parallels 7 Desktop. You can enter daily here.

Win an T-Shirt!

October is drawing to a close and that means theres one more chance to win an t-shirt designed by I Design Your Logo!

Head over to the Ultimate Freeloader Facebook page and click on the giveaway tab on the left. I promise it will take less then a minute to enter.

Giveaway runs from today until 11:59 PM October 25. Winner will be announced on October 26.

Blue Snowball Microphone Giveaway

Marques Brownlee is one of my favorite hardware & software reviewers on YouTube and is currently giving away a USB Blue Snowball microphone. The Blue Snowball is a low budget but high quality microphone that works on any PC, MAC, or iPad. To enter the contest, leave a comment on Marques’ review video with the color of microphone you want and a winner will be chosen by 10pm on October 21st.

MKBHD Blue Snowball Review:
About the Blue Snowball:

Win a Trip To MineCon in Las Vegas

The first annual MineCon is coming to Las Vegas in November and I don’t know a Minecraft player that isn’t excited to attend. Unfortunately for many, paying for airfare, hotel, and food as well as convention tickets while taking off work for 3 days would hit the pocketbook hard.

If your a premium member of you can win an all expense paid trip to MineCon. Just sign into your premium account and fill out the simple form. If you’re not a premium member you can still enter to win but you’ll need to enter for free by U.S. mail, send your full name, address, daytime phone number, date of birth, and account name to: Curse, Inc., Win A Trip To MineCon 2011, 351 California Street, Suite 1450, San Francisco, CA 94104.

Offical Rules & Prizes

Penny Arcade: World of Warcraft TCG Contest

Today’s Penny Arcade comic features Tycho and Gabe taking on Molten Core in cardboard form, and the duo is also hosting a themed contest, with the winners to receive a mother lode of World of Warcraft TCG cards and accessories. To enter, all you have to do is write a World of Warcraft-based story using precisely 10 words. Here’s a shot of what you’re playing for:
Gigantic treasure trove of WoW TCG stuff.
How to Enter: 1) Write a short story, set in World of Warcraft, precisely ten words long. 2) You must mail your story to Gabriel (, with the subject line “Ten Words.”
Timing: Contest runs from now until April 10, 2008
Official Rules: You may enter as many times as you wish but it is recommended that all entries are contained inside a single email.
Prizes: One winner will receive: Four boxes of boosters, tournament playmats, a Winterveil collector’s box, deckboxes, sleeves, two binders, three raid decks, three starter decks, and an awesome dice chest. Each set also includes an X-51 Nether-Rocket, an ultra-rare card that can be redeemed in-game for a custom flying mount. These custom mounts can go for up to two thousand dollars online.

Bubblicious Bubble Blow-In Sweepstakes

Description: How would you like to go to your favorite ballgames, concerts or whatever it is you want to see, for free. Once a week visit the Bubblicious Blow In site and enter to win a $200 gift card toward any Ticketmaster tickets of your choice.
Entry: You can enter once a week, every week; Week begins on Monday 12:00AM ET
Timing: Contest runs from now until December 21, 2008
Official Rules: Open to Jr High & High School students in the United States & District of Columbia ages 13 years and older.
Forty (40) Weekly Prizes (one (1) per Weekly Entry Period): $200 Ticketmaster Gift Card.

Adidas Train like the Pros Sweepstakes

Description: Training starts with a goal and Adidas can help you get there. Adidas is giving you a chance to train like a professional at the Athletes’ Performance Institute, where serious competitive athletes train. The winner will attend an extensive fitness program that can help you lose weight and gain the strength you desire as part of a 7-day package including flight, hotel, car and meals.
Entry: You can enter once a day, every day.
Timing: Contest runs from now until July 15, 2008
Official Rules: Open to United States & District of Columbia residents 13 years and older.
Prize: Prize winners will receive:

Grand Prize: A Trip for two (2) to an Athletes’ Performance Training Center. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home to an Athletes’ Performance Training Center; seven (7) days and six (6) nights accommodations at a hotel; a full-size rental car for length of stay; admission to a five (5) day fitness program for the winner at an Athletes’ Performance Training Center; three (3) meals each day for two (2) provided at the Athletes’ Performance Institute; and a $500 meal stipend for use by the winner’s travel companion. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $4,300

Secondary Prizes: Training videos and $75 in Adidas training gear.

Parade Magazine’s Ski and Spa Sweepstakes

Description: Enter the Parade Magazine’s Ski and Spa Sweepstakes for your chance to enjoy the one-of-a-kind ambiance of the historically luxurious Brown Palace Hotel and Spa – Denver’s only four-star, four-diamond hotel. The hotel is adorned in Victorian or Art Deco decor, and treats you to internationally acclaimed cuisines in six unique dining venues offering everything from lavish brunch and Afternoon Tea to award-winning fine dining and cocktails & cigars. The Spa at The Brown Palace offers head to toe pampering. And, at the end of a short two hour scenic train ride, a winter wonderland awaits visitors on the slopes of Winter Park Resort.
Timing: Contest runs from now until April 11, 2008
Official Rules: Open to United States & District of Columbia residents 13 years and older.
Prize: Winner will receive one standard hotel room (double-occupancy) for four (4) nights at The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver, CO; an eight-hundred dollar ($800) travel stipend; two (2) adult lift tickets (good for one day) to the Winter Park Ski Resort in Colorado (does not include rental equipment); two (2) adult round trip tickets (good for one day) for the ski train up to Winter Park Ski Resort (train picks-up in Denver and takes winner and guest directly to the Winter Park Ski Resort); and two (2) 50-minute massages at the spa located in The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa. The approximate retail value of the prize is $3,770 – The Dynasty Warriors 6 Sweepstakes

Description: Ramp up your game room with the Dynasty Warriors 6 Sweepstakes with a 32″ flat screen TV, Xbox 360, gaming chair, and home entertainment center. Gaming never looked so good.
Timing: Contest runs from now until April 06, 2008
Official Rules: Open to United States residents 13 years and older. Void in Puerto Rico,
Prizes: Prize Winners will receive:

Grand Prize: (one [1] will be awarded): The Grand Prize shall consist of one (1) each of the following: 32” flat panel TV, home entertainment system, gaming chair, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, $50 Journeys Gift Card and “DYNASTY WARRIORS 6” video game. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,945.65.

First Prize: (ten [10] will be awarded): Each First Prize consists of a copy of the “DYNASTY WARRIORS 6” video game. The ARV of each First Prize is $59.99.

About the Game: Based on the epic novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the genre-defining Dynasty Warriors series depicts the massive battles ignited by the fall of the Han Dynasty when three rebellious states moved to overthrow the Emperor of China. Check out the all new Dynasty Warriors 6 game trailer.

The Sims 2 Datarock Movie Mashup Contest

Description: Do you enjoy making machinima movies with The Sims 2? Then put your creativity to the ultimate test! Create a movie mashup using video clips to any of the 3 selected hit songs from Datarock for your chance to win some awesome prizes.
Timing: Contest runs from now until March 3, 2008
Official Rules: Open to United States and Canada residents 13 years and older.
Prizes: Prize Winners will receive:

  • 1st Place: a signed Datarock hoodie
  • 2nd Place: a Datarock t-shirt
  • 3rd Place: a signed Datarock album