Its been a while since we had a contest here at Technically Personal! So, I thought its just about the time for a new contest here. Last time around it was more of a sweepstake rather than a contest where many of you won Free Licenses of some cool software. This time around the prizes have become bigger and better! So, you would need more than sheer luck!


Prizes – Cool Gadgets at stake!

There will be 2 lucky winners at the end of the contest which is sponsored by Merlin Digital!. Merlin products are the cutting edge in technology and focus on the some of the fastest growing segments in consumer electronics – Digital Imaging, Portable Media Players, Portable Data Storage & Home Multimedia Center.

1st Prize: GSM Watch Phone M55 – worth $265.00

The All NEW M55 Watch Phone from Merlin is a sexy n cool many-in-1 gadget. The Merlin Watch Phone combines state of the art cell phone technology with a digital multimedia watch.

  • It is a single SIM capable Watch phone.
  • It features a dial pad for ease of use when typing SMS’s and dialing.
  • It also features a 2.0MP still and video camera!!
  • It features tri-band radio which works in any country!
  • It has hot keys for most common functions such as last dial and last received calls, phone book, camera and mp3’s
  • It comes bundled with bluetooth stereo headphones for making calls.
  • You can listen to any music or watch videos and it comes with 512 MB storage memory.
  • Extra battery included – with 2 hrs talk time and 1 week standby from a single charge.

This is a BRAND NEW gadget which was released less than 2 weeks back. Check out the video below to know more.

2nd Prize: Bluetooth Sunglasses with 1GB MP3 player – worth $132.00

The Merlin BT MP3 Sunglasses with flip-top poloroid lens feature handsfree bluetooth function to connect to any bluetooth mobile phone. You can make and receive phone calls right from the sunglasses and even record your phone conversations using its built-in voice recorder!


It also features a 1GB MP3 player to store and play over 500 MP3 tracks.

How to Enter the Contest?

Not too tough at all!

1) Subscribe to Merlin-me Newsletter. Visit the page and subscribe to the Merlin newsletter. You will get to know the newly added geeky/sexy gadgets and information on special discounts as well. Make sure you enter a valid eMail address.
2) Subscribe to TechPP RSS feed by eMail. You will get the updates on the latest exciting posts on TechPP and information on more such contests. Make sure this email ID is same as the one you used to subscribe to Merlin Newsletter.

The above 2 are mandatory to enter the contest. You get 10 points for completing them. If you have completed the above 2 steps, you will be eligible to participate in the contest.

Options to better your chances of winning – NOT mandatory

3) Write a short review on 1 of the products from Merlin website apart from the above 2 gadgets in the comments section below.
4) Tweet about the contest. You can Copy paste the following tweet : +5 points

Here’s a chance to win a geeky n cool Merlin Watch phone at, just follow @rajupp and enter the contest here

5) Stumble the Merlin Digital Homepage : +2 points
6) Stumble one of the other pages of Merlin Digital (individual product pages). Make sure you give the stumbled URL in your entry. : +2 points
7) Review one of the products (or this contest) on your blog/website : +10 points!!

More the points you get, more tickets you will get. 2 Winners will be picked randomly using the Randomizer. Contest ends on March 28th April 1st 2009.

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