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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

    Categories: competition, Raspberry Pi computers

    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

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    1. Anne Matheson's avatar Anne Matheson

      Building a school in Uganda, would be great to trial for teaching purposes here!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:18
    2. Sumner Berg's avatar Sumner Berg

      Could an old duffer like me even learn how to use one of these things? I'm typing this on my seniors key board; bright yellow and over sized letters!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:17
    3. Jeannette Louise Hillier's avatar Jeannette Louise Hillier

      I love lemon pi, apple pi, blueberry pi, kiwi pi, cherry pi. In fact, I love all kinds of pi but my favourite is raspberry pi. (I know - pretty lame! No raspberries please. ;-)

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:03
    4. Mrs Bonita Murray's avatar Mrs Bonita Murray

      Wow! Perhaps it would help ME learn more about computers.

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:53
    5. Jane Fitzsimmons's avatar Jane Fitzsimmons

      Awesome fun.

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:53
    6. Anne's avatar Anne

      coolest gaget ever! I use it to keep track of my energy use.

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:47
    7. Dessar's avatar Dessar

      Very clever..

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:15
    8. deborah rae's avatar deborah rae

      I hope my autistic son wins one. i think it would be great for him. Good luck to everyone

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:21
    9. brian Neale's avatar brian Neale

      Very helpul little gadget to have

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:05
    10. Christina Pritchard's avatar Christina Pritchard

      Would love a raspberry pi - so much more refreshing than blackberry or apple!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:01
    11. Toby Mole's avatar Toby Mole

      would ave thought that insttead of giving away 5 you would have been giving away 3.141592654 of them.... boom boom!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:16
    12. Caroline Flynn's avatar Caroline Flynn

      Would so love this as it would be a great birthday present for my hubby who has been wanting one for a while now. It looks rather cute too :)

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:09
    13. Mattia Signorini's avatar Mattia Signorini

      Even if I do not win, you'll remain AWESOME. BD rules! :)

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:47
    14. Matthew Kay's avatar Matthew Kay

      Fingers are crossed and thumbs pressed!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:09
    15. Stella Argiros's avatar Stella Argiros

      I'm crossing my fingers !

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:33
    16. Rebekah Zoszak's avatar Rebekah Zoszak


      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 07:58
    17. Sandra Garrard's avatar Sandra Garrard

      As a Nana of 8 grandchildren ... Would love to win this little gem!!!

      Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:42
    18. Darcy Koch's avatar Darcy Koch

      HAHA!!!! I know something my grandson does not know!!!!

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 20:00
    19. Irene Menge's avatar Irene Menge

      My son would be soooo envious if I won!

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:17
    20. emmanuel babalola's avatar emmanuel babalola

      I can't wait to win this so that i can swag up with

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:26
    21. Maria Auishat's avatar Maria Auishat

      Wow, I've never even heard of it! Looks interesting.

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:00
    22. padmore george's avatar padmore george

      George is my name and just join Win Raspberry Pi and hope to see better things ahead thanks and stay bless every member. Thanks bye.

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:23
    23. Jerry Lafferty's avatar Jerry Lafferty

      I need some Raspberry Pi

      Posted Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:41
    24. Sandra Barry's avatar Sandra Barry

      great competition - looks like a great year for book depository

      Posted Mon, 04 Feb 2013 22:21
    25. Donna Phillips's avatar Donna Phillips

      looks great!

      Posted Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:24

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