Giveaway: New iPad

Giveaway: New iPad
It's once again giveaway time for RadioShack and PhoneArena! We wanted to conclude this three-post giveaway series (here are the first and second ones) with something big, and what better gadget for the purpose, we thought, than a brand new, resolutionary iPad!

Well, we guess the iPad needs no introduction. It's the king of tablets, with a Retina Display, fast dual-core processor and thousands of apps designed specifically for the beautiful screen. Apple sells this 16GB variant for $499, we and our buddies from RadioShack are giving it away for free! Because we can.

While we are on the topic of beautiful Retina screens, though, we can't overlook the fact that these pieces of glass are actually quite damageable, especially if you don't handle them with a lot of care. And even the most careful users can accidentally scratch their gadgets' displays. It just happens. That's why we'd like to remind you one more time of the Werx screen replacement kit. This is a service that you can purchase at RadioShack right now for $99 for Android and iPhone screen replacements, and $199 for an iPad screen replacement. Basically, upon purchase you'll receive a prepaid FedEx box, where you'll have to put your phone/tablet in the unfortunate event of screen damage. Then, you simply ship the box to Werx and in 72 hours, you'll receive your device back, with a shiny new screen and a limited lifetime warranty.

OK, so we guess you're dying to know what you have to do in order to have a chance of winning our resolutionary iPad? Well, it's nothing complicated, really, you just have to answer the following question with a comment below:

  • Have you ever broken the screen of your phone and what did you do to fix it?

We'll choose the lucky fellow next Monday (August 6) who will win the new iPad. We'll contact them via the email address that they used to register on

*Update August 6, 2012* We have drawn the lucky winner; congratulations to ohsmiledarling!

Giveaway terms:

  • By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these terms and that the decision of Phone Arena is final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion.
  • The draw is open only to USA residents aged 18 or over, other than employees of, its agencies or their families.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to re-draw the prize if the prize-winner does not reply within three days after being contacted.
  • Phone Arena accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant resulting from entering this prize draw or by the entrant's acceptance of the prize.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this Free Prize Draw without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances, which make this unavoidable.

Related phones

iPad 3
  • Display 9.7" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5X, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 11560 mAh



1. Demario24

Posts: 17; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

yes and no but i still have it

2. jharo

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

yes, i've broken my screen. I used insurance to replace the phone.

3. Hafiz

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

I'm batman.

4. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I just broke the screen of my phone for the sake of this giveaway. As of yet, I haven't done anything to fix it, but I am planning on contacting Werx to replace my screen :)

5. ucancallmenickk unregistered

Yes, I broke the screen on a Blackberry Bold 9700 I used to have and I bought a replacement screen and fixed it myself. :)

6. hidarrenjames

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Knock on wood ! It hasn't happened to me yet

7. steveness

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

I've never broken the screen on any of my phones because I use a tempered glass screen protector that is crazy strong so if the "screen" breaks, I take off the screw protector and the phone's screen is still in mint condition.

8. DWillyEfect

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

No, I haven't, so I've never had to fix it.

9. maxkobi

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Love these giveaways, lets get to the good stuff! Phone: Droid Inc location: Parking Lot What happen? I was leaving the gym and put my water bottle and phone on the roof of my car. I thought to myself "don't forget about it." I quickly opened my door, grabbed my water bottle and got in. well the next part is pretty painful as I backed up nice and slow and the phone stayed on the hood. then I punched it forward and turned and the phone flew from my roof and skidded across the lot... batter door, battery, and phone all go flying separate ways! I panicked and grabbed it all, didn't even look at it or put it together till I got home. screen was shattered but the phone was in pretty good shape! so I hit up Amazon and ordered a new screen! I had replaced my friends wildfire screen earlier that year so it wasn't to tough! had I known about Worx though I might have checked it out! my brothers iPhone screen is currently shattered and so is my cousins (lol iPhone) and so ill be sure to hook them up with the Werx fix!

10. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I broke a few basic phone screens before. They were easy enough to fix, I just found a few wet phones that had damaged boards and swapped out screens. Never fixed a smartphone screen, though a piece of postal packing tape at least keeps fingers from getting cut to pieces.

11. nnbj92

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

no I have not. I hope never to have too

12. tyguy829

Posts: 24; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Hasnt happened yet. I use one of ose tempered glass screen protectors on my gnex and it does the job. It's saved me on more than a few occasions

13. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

I broke the screen of my old Samsung Intercept, but instead of fixing it I just switched to Verizon and got a new phone.

551. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Hmm the fandroid troll wants an iPad

578. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Wow. Get a life man, seriously.

588. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Yep the iPad is definitely one of the best tablets on the market the screen resolution is amazing and there's a reason it outsells all other tablets combined. I may prefer Android to iOS, but this is still a great piece of hardware. Plus I'm looking for my first tablet and the iPad would be really cool to have.

14. legion181

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

I had a shop replace my screen. Buttons still don't seem quite right.

15. danwager

Posts: 5; Member since: May 25, 2012

I broke the screen of my old iPhone 3G and I replaced it myself, buying parts off of ebay and watching a how-to video

16. persim

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 11, 2010

I broke the digitizer on my Droid Incredible. Bought a new one off Amazon and replaced it using YouTube videos.

17. LaClare

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 08, 2011

I have not broken any screen. Unlike my kids, I know how to protect my electronic investments.

18. patroni0

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

i have luckily never broken a screen!

19. chadful33

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

No i have never shattered a screen on a smart phone before.

20. black02wing

Posts: 34; Member since: Feb 05, 2007

Went to my local accy place and had them replace the screen, worked untill i sold it last week. 1.25 years

21. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

No, but i work for ATT so i usually tell our customers to go by a local business that repairs them


Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

it was a dilema because i order the screen from ebay and was send it to the wrong address so it took me 2 weeks to fix my phone :(

23. TheCastled0

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

I haven't really broken my phone screen, but there is a small scratch on it that ANNOYS ME TO NO END sometimes lol

24. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Broke a screen on my old ppc 6600 with sprint. They Just replaced the phone with the brand new at the time 6700 ppc lol also broke the screen on my epic touch and just used insurance lol

25. ahfpired

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

My Google Nexus One screen got broken within the first week. I looked for the iFix it tear down guide, bought a new digitizer in eBay, and fixed it myself.

26. anjkiii

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 15, 2012

no i have never broke my iphone screen.. i too luv my iphone & handle with care

27. michael.cook

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

I shattered the screen on my Rezound and decided to try to replace it myself. I ordered a replacement from ebay, tore the old phone apart, installed the new screen, and nothing.... it wouldn't display anything. I ended up having to pony up the cash for a new phone.

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