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  • Win Raspberry Pi computers

    Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:34

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    Wiley have given us 5 amazing Raspberry Pi computers and 5 copies of Raspberry Pi user guides to give away to 5 lucky winners!

    blog imageThe Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard, and has taken the tech world by storm. It's a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video.

    Just answer the simple question below by Thursday 21 February midnight GMT to be in with a chance to win.

    Update -- winners: Kate Byrne, Kjell-Jostein Sivertsen, Michelle Woodward, Frank Zaal, Mikko Piippo

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Anna Anna

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    Raspberry Pi computers

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

      3. The competition is open to all. Parents/guardians must submit the entry for those under the age of 16. Images must not contain photographs of minors without an adult's consent.

      4. The prize winner will be decided by The Book Depository. The Book Depository will not enter into correspondence about the choice of winner.

      5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page -- no entry received after that time will be considered. The winner will be announced as specified on the competition page. There is one prize

      6. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

      7. The prize winner will be notified by telephone/email. If the selected entrant does not meet all of the contract conditions, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

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    1. Mrs M Gibson's avatar Mrs M Gibson

      What an amazing piece of technology. Thank you for giving my children the opportunity to enter this competition xXx

      Posted Sun, 10 Feb 2013 08:20
    2. Rosalie Jackson's avatar Rosalie Jackson

      Would be great for my grandson!

      Posted Sun, 10 Feb 2013 06:41
    3. Angie Feduniak's avatar Angie Feduniak

      What a great new piece of technology

      Posted Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:05
    4. Mikki Cross's avatar Mikki Cross

      What a wonderful idea. I wish I had one when I was a kid. Hope I win one for my children. Thanks.

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:02
    5. Michal Golis's avatar Michal Golis

      Hmmm... why not win!

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 14:08
    6. Vasilis Panoutsopoulos's avatar Vasilis Panoutsopoulos

      I would love a piece of raspberry pie (with a coffee on the side)!

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 13:47
    7. aleksandr's avatar aleksandr

      Hi all want a piece of work))))))))))))))))))))

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 11:17
    8. Ella Madden's avatar Ella Madden

      The Raspberry Pi computer sounds fascinating.

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 09:08
    9. Mrs Debbie White Beattie's avatar Mrs Debbie White Beattie

      your contest prizes are always great !

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:14
    10. Susan Day's avatar Susan Day

      This would be a wonderful gift for my grandchildren,good luck to everyone!

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:12
    11. Lisa burt's avatar Lisa burt


      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:46
    12. Angela Fitzgerald's avatar Angela Fitzgerald

      Wow....This is a fantastic giveaway. It would be so wonderful to win. My family would love to have one and very grateful to receive such a great gift. This truly is an excellent giveaway. Good luck to everyone.

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:21
    13. Heather McKay's avatar Heather McKay

      How exciting, sounds a very generous offer. Go oz

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:11
    14. Yvonne Chandler's avatar Yvonne Chandler

      One of them is mine!!!!

      Posted Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:59
    15. David Martínez Espinosa's avatar David Martínez Espinosa

      amazing competiton, for amazing thing.

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:26
    16. Helen Darling's avatar Helen Darling

      I would love to win one - more technology to keep me mentally challenged.

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:16
    17. Shane's avatar Shane

      Thanks for the competition guys!

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 22:57
    18. Patricia Cochran's avatar Patricia Cochran

      Love to win an R. Pi, it would be a great computer asset to my aging mind! Pat C.

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:23
    19. Joy Rubie's avatar Joy Rubie

      Raspberry pi is amazing, so clever for coming up with this idea, just love to learn more about it. Thankyou you clever people

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:43
    20. Joshua Rose's avatar Joshua Rose

      Always wanted one of these. I am in.

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:05
    21. ROY WOLFE's avatar ROY WOLFE


      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:44
    22. Akhigbe Richmond's avatar Akhigbe Richmond

      Am a computer science student. I would really need the rasberry pi. Jeez its mine.

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:47
    23. designerNAT's avatar designerNAT

      Hey Jeremy Lincoln raspberry easy enuf to get they sold their first models for around $40US. I would love to experience owning a raspberry it sounds awesome. Plus my PC is about to die and I use it all the time,had enuf of Microsoft and Macintosh monopolising the industry. This gives me another option to think of yeah!

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:56
    24. kelly carlisle's avatar kelly carlisle

      Thank you for the chance! xoxo

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:53
    25. Harold Bush's avatar Harold Bush

      Am I correct that you will be announcing the winners on 3/14 @1:59am/pm or 3.14159 in mathematical terms? The Rasberry Pi will bring new meaning to the term ubiquitous computing. Good luck to all and thanks for the contest!

      Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:56

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