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 inches
    1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A5X, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 11560 mAh
  • OS iOS 9.x



641. michaelny2001

Posts: 355; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

This will be pretty awesome!! Can't wait for the next generation!

638. sd.talley

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

I broke both the front and back screen on my flip phone from too many unscheduled appointments with the floor. My fix? Buying an identical one and switching out the mainboard (CDMA phone).

639. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Dude this is from a month ago wtf?

640. sd.talley

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Hey, good, nice to know you're a jerk.

637. PDPA

Posts: 5; Member since: May 31, 2010

Actually, I have broken several screens over the years. I should probably get one of the better screen protectors since I have such a poor record! LOL

636. futureray

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

I have never broke a screen, however my sister has broken here iPhone digitizer. She order a replacement from Ebay. Me never have done this before then broke the screen in the process. (though I think it was already cracked I just made it worse). And again order from Ebay seller in China for a complete screen with digitizer. Took no time at all to replace.

635. PDPA

Posts: 5; Member since: May 31, 2010

I paid $85 to replace an iPhone screen

633. rtkuhn

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Never have broken a screen, fingers crossed.

632. gscottie2003

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

i had the samsung captivate and i put clear fingernail polish on each end of the crack to stop it from spreading then took a screen protector to keep it in place until i got the atrix hey dont judge me...

631. makeetis

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Yes I have broken my cell phone screen but it was around my birthday so my hubby bought me a new one and I gave the old one to a friend of his but I don't know if he fixed it or not. Was not a touch screen so it didn't really effect it to much.

630. Tacticaltomato

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I broke my OG droid last year and a the whole front screen was fractured real bad, just a ton of spider cracks. the top left corner of the glass started to come off so i used plain ol' clear tape on top of the screen to keep the rest of the pieces from falling off. Amazingly, i was still able to use the touch screen on the phone somewhat normally for another few weeks until i was able to get it replaced through insurance.

629. agrif79

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

I have never broken a phone screen.

628. StockROM

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

I never break my screen, so I don't have to do anything. But, my Moto A630's screen break down and I ended up buying a new phone.

627. criddar

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Yes, I broke my iPhone 3gs screen and thought I could fix it myself. I ended up with a new screen, but the phone didn't work anymore. Not a DIY job, at least for me anyways.

626. cs0468

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

My daughter had her screen on her itouch break and we took it to apple for a replacement.

625. LizzyW

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

no I have not broken my screen yet but I drop my phone all the time so I am sure it will happen someday

624. swetaiitd

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

I always keep my smartphone in ruggedized case...there is not a chance that anything will ever happen to its screen. My precious :D

623. mamonroe0

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Yes, and I gave a call to my good friends at Asurion.

622. y2chris

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

I am super careful so I have not broken my phone screen. But almost everyone I know with an iPhone has. :O

621. Ja_Rumer

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Yeah I broke the screen on my Iphone 4 and used a criagslist repair service and paid 50 bucks lolol

620. ahgmail

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Unlike my friends, never broke a screen.

619. bryant

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Broken my screen once but got it replaced. Once that phone was replaced and broke it again I used the insurance. As of right now my replacement phone has fallen again and has a small crack at the edge. Delicate smartphones nowadays.

618. RomeoJDR

Posts: 245; Member since: Dec 09, 2011

Left my Razr Maxx in the pocket of my shorts on the bathroom floor. Stepped on my shorts getting out the shower, heard an dreaded crunch sound and found out that crunch was indeed my screen. Could not track down a replacement screen in stock at that time, was scolded like a 10 year old by the Mrs's, and am still paying off my replacement Maxx I got on ebay.

617. cmacarlos

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Almost broke the screen ,saved by the screen protector and case . Never skimp on the protective accessories for the phone.

616. mmini1

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

I had broken my blackberry storm screen, so I put a slightly thicker piece of paper between the battery and the phone and a piece of packing tape over the screen and it held up for a while.

615. armoleo

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Never broken my phones screen, however, once replaced screen of my niece.

614. rafaelian2004

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I am lucky - no brocken screen so far...

613. Ren2012

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 04, 2012

I have not broken my phone screen... If I did break my phone screen I would probably get the Werx screen replacement service... Werx service sound like a good thing to get for electronic devices. Its easy to buy a replacement screen for your electronic device on Amazon. I really want this ipad...

612. numatj

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

I wanted to go to the restroom but i wanted my sisters iphone, luckily she was asleep so i took it with out her noticing and then i went to the restroom, i was watching videos but then i kind of lost balance of the iphone and dropped it, i was really scared:( but my sister was asleep so i just got the iphone and put it beside her. So i went to the living room with my family and acted normal, then next morning my sister wakes up and tells everybody she crushed her phone while sleeping nobody believe because thats impossible but i convinced everybody that it could happen, so she said she was goin to paid for the repair and she did i didnt pay anything. But it was a scarry moment for me!

611. iSometimes

Posts: 57; Member since: Feb 16, 2011

Broke an iPhone 4 screen while trying to replace it due to water damage. Somehow the water got between the digitizer and the LCD. Had to order a new one and fixed it :)

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