Giveaway: Kindle Fire HD + HTC One V + AUVIO Elite Series headphones

As promised, we're continuing with the giveaways this month with yet another one made possible by the awesome folks from RadioShack. This week's giveaway will make one of our readers extremely happy thanks to the marvelous bundle we've prepared for them, which includes a smartphone, a tablet and a pair of headphones to make every experience with their new gadgets even better...
This is a discussion for a news article. To read the whole news, click here

438 Comments

271. RoTheChamp

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

Smartphone is my preferred weapon of choice due to the fact that it never leaves my side. I do own a tablet and use it when i travel for work.

272. buckiii2

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 25, 2012

Smart phone for easy carrying.

273. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

My first impression was a smartphone. However, as society transitions to tablet usage, I'm finding that it is almost difficult to separate the two. They compliment each other not only as business tools, but also as personal needs. On the go, Smartphones can quickly and easily access instant information. For business and leisure, tablets are quickly becoming the norm for more detailed and comprehensive material for presentation, shopping, reading and the list is becoming endless. To segregate smartphone and tablet, is short changing the power of the two together. John B.

274. psyfreak

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

A phone fits my lifestyle better since it a smaller device.

275. MattAdorno

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

Smartphone - 90% of the functionality, but more portability.

276. SamuraiCER

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

Well, a Smartphone honestly fits my life better. Just all around more portable and constant connection is a must. Tablets can do some of those things, but I like having something in my pocket and that smartphone fits around my life a whole better

277. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Smartphone. I'm not shlepping a tablet around with me the way I do with my phone.

278. JLMCGE01

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

What fits your lifestyle better: a smartphone or a tablet? Why? Honestly this is a very good question. As it determines what you do on a regular bases. However with me being in college I believe that a tablet may be beneficial to me as carrying a laptop puts more weight on you and takes up space where as a tablet is more portable and many companies and schools are turning to tablets. However a smartphone could work as well as it is smaller, even more portable and can do many thing a tablet can do and with things like the Samsung Galaxy Note II you can get the best of both worlds but for me I would choose a smartphone simply because of its ease of access, less space it takes up and it would be more beneficial as i could get alerts from blackboard on the go and stay on top of assignments as they are posted, as well as being able to stay in touch with my family as i am away

279. Su-Rio

Posts: 51; Member since: May 05, 2011

tablet! in college and a tablet lasts longer than my laptop and is so much easier to carry around between classes

280. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

as much as i would like to say tablet, i realize when i am mobile a 4.5 to 4.7 inch screened android phone fits me better. However if I am being dormant for any extended period of time. I love the tablet. I have and own an ipad, the lack of legitimate flash is incredibly annoying. I find myself using the playbook more, only it has a crappy screen and lack of lte solution

281. artman5x5

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

A phone is a better fit cause it is portable and has everything I need at my fingertips.

282. legion181

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

Smartphone, I don't feel naked when I leave my tablet at home.

283. iCandy

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Smartphone. Its more mobile and I can only afford one data subscription.

284. Dj_smith

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

a smartphone because its the same thing as a tablet, just at a smaller size.

285. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Smartphone. Tablets are larger smartphones without the calling feature so as much as I'd like one for entertainment and being [more] counterproductive, I would take a smartphone over a tablet any day of the week.

286. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

A: Tablet, As an IT Systems Analyst I find myself working from home often, I have tons of applications that assist in my job functions. I can access Microsoft Active Directory, use remote desktop apps, email, Skype, review tasks and files. In addition, I rather play games and surf the net on a tablet. Its just an ideal product.

287. SnaptSchutt

Posts: 15; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

Tablet because more often I take in large amounts of web-based info than I use a phone for talking n txting... but I'll never NOT have my phone on me.

288. wademortenson

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

A smart phone is the most useful for me. Main reason Portability. I still use a computer to do the heavy lifting but I could see myself going total Google cloud with a dock, keyboard and bigger screen for my phone.

289. mnp188

Posts: 19; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

smartphone for 90%$ of my needs

290. mdhlk88

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I use my tablet only for web browsing. Everything else is on my iphone. So, phone suits me best

291. rkmsnps

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

tablet.... I like big screen space. But, smartphone has its advantages too. Both should be there. I think a better questions is what suits you best: tablet or laptop?

292. zonam

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

smartphone... a big one like note2

293. nazgul

Posts: 21; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

functionality amd portability both are good with smartphone

294. hrs1282

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

tablet... A 7 incher is perfect for me. With that, I can live with a basic phone

295. rangerexiled

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

smartphone suits me best

296. jgermia

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

I go with tablet... I don't call much. And I use VOIP texing. In that sense, tablet is good enough

297. madthan

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

both: phone and tablet

298. Scottjnsn

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

A smartphone fits me because it is my all-in-one device. I like to have everything I need in one device; making calls, web browsing, taking pictures, etc. A tablet is not pocket friendly and isn't typically used for making calls. A tablet to me is just an extra perk but doesn't provide the necessities a smartphone does for me. :)

299. amazinghorse

Posts: 38; Member since: Dec 14, 2009

I like a smart fone the better. It fit my pocket real nice. Tablets....not quite the fit.

300. dmbatson

Posts: 3; Member since: May 17, 2012

Used to be more phone, but with lecture notes, and bigger screen i have found myself using my fiancee's tablet more and more.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.