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The new iPad is here – ask different and win one!

2012-03-16 by Lauren Gundrum. 6 comments

The contest has now officially ended. Congrats to everyone who completed the Levels! Winners will be contacted over the next couple of days.


Apple recently announced the revamped and recharged iPad, and they hit stores today. This new iteration of Apple’s tablet features  impressive quad core graphics and state of the art Retina technology for higher def viewing. The new iPad continues to set the standard for elegance in design and advancements in performance and technology.

We’re impressed. Are you?

In our corner of the Apple universe, we continue to build a comprehensive resource helping those who dare to ask different. To celebrate the new benchmark in tablet computing, we ordered a few for you, in case to you didn’t have the chance to.

Because we can’t give new iPads to everyone (we wish that we could!), people who participate on Ask Different during the next two weeks to different degrees earn different Apple products. Visit the Ask Different iPad Contest Page for specific details on how these iPads (and iPods) are being given away.

The iOS Challenge

2012-01-16 by Lauren Gundrum. 1 comments

You may have seen iPhone 4S Week on Ask Different a few weeks ago. The iOS Challenge is a larger version of that, with slightly different rules and even more awesome prizes.

To enter, ask questions related to iOS (Apple’s operating system for mobile devices). Anything tagged iOS is eligible for this contest, but make sure you add other tags as well!
Prizes:
The people who ask (1) the most viewed question and (2) the question with the highest score (votes) will receive either a 16GB iPod nano (6th Generation) or Apple accessories of comparable value (your choice).
The Rules
  • The contest is open to both new and current Stack Exchange and Ask Different users.
  • Everyone is eligible to participate regardless of geographic location. If you live in an area of the world where it is too difficult for us to ship you your prize, we’ll figure something else out on a case by case basis.
  • The only metrics we’re using to determine winners are the number of page views and votes your questions get. So ask as many good questions as you can, and share them using whatever means you see fit. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google Plus, whatever!
  • There will be separate (and equal!) prizes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog readers who are participating in this contest. See this post on TUAW for more eligibility details. Remember, if you heard about us from our friends at TUAW, include in your Stack Exchange profile that you’re a TUAW reader.
Dates: The contest began Monday, January 16th at 10 am and ended on Friday, January 27th at 11:59 pm (EST). Only questions that were asked within that time period counted toward the contest. Congratulations to the following people for winning the iOS Challenge!