Sep 142012
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I had been wanting to coordinate the biggest giveaway, like a laptop giveaway here on and a brand new budget gaming laptop seemed an appropriate way to reward the readers of with any fan being able to enter and benefit from the prize!

So I went and got a brand new Lenovo Z585 Budget Gaming laptop and decided to give it away to one lucky fan of Dragon Blogger Technology but instead of using Rafflecopter this time I decided to use Punchtab to run the contest.

With PunchTab the validation of the entries is done by the server and there were too many bogus entries I had to moderate/manually remove in the Rafflecopter giveaways, this will ensure more accurate verification of entries as well as offer a new feature which allows readers to greatly increase their odds of winning.

Yes, you can increase your odds.  The Laptop Giveaway is still a random draw for the winner, but when you enter the contest you will be given a referral link to share, if you get others to click and visit this referral link you get 1 entry, if they enter the contest from your referral link you will get 5 entries for each person that enters under your referral link.

This means if you are clever at helping promote this contest with your referral link on forums, social media…etc you can end up getting thousands of entries and the more entries the greater the odds of winning.

I encourage my readers to be creative, share like crazy and see how many entries you can get.  Good luck to all who enter.

The Lenovo Z585 Laptop we are giving away has the following specs:

Lenovo IdeaPad Z585

  • AMD A8-4500M 1.9GHz
  • 6GB Memory 750GB HDD
  • AMD Radeon HD 7640G
  • DVD±R/RW

Additional Features
Stylish design in premium brushed gray metal
Integrated AMD Radeon HD graphics
OneKey® Theatre, with touch-sensitive hotkeys, for one-touch audiovisual optimization
Dolby® Home Theater v4, with specialized stereo speakers for crisp, clear surround sound
Intelligent TouchPad, supporting multiple-finger gestures
Integrated 720p HD webcam, HDMI
Two USB 3.0 ports, 5-in-1 card reader
AccuType keyboard
15.6” HD LED backlit display
DVD Drive
OneKey® Rescue for system backup and restoration
Lenovo Energy Management

The Lenovo Laptop Giveaway Contest is being held by Dragon Blogger Technology in coordination with the following sponsors:
Metallman’s Reverie
Blog Engage

In addition, the following blogs have joined as co-hosts:

Adventures of a Military Family of 8
Sunshine and Sippy Cups Sweet Pea Savings
 Fashion Xensation Android Rays Average Joe Geek
The Cool Nerd Frugal Quack
AndroidPlus.IN Tech Blazes Geek Oddblogger
113 Tidbits JoeTech
Lisa Reviews Tech Breach MetallManx
Basic Podcasting Tips Enter Online Sweeps
Fast Income
Tom Jamieson Jersha and Dup A Sedentary Lifestyle

Can’t wait for the contest to end, get your Lenovo Z585 from now!

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Justin Germino
Working in the IT Industry for over 13 years and specializing in web based technologies. Dragon Blogger has unique insights and opinions to how the internet and web technology works. An Avid movie fan, video game fan and fan of trying anything and everything new.
Justin Germino
Justin Germino
  • Jon Law

    I’ll use it to keep all my films and music on!

  • Vaibhav Mhatre

    if i win this laptop then This would be my first laptop, I want to win this because it would help me do things on the go… I can bring it with me in my college and do thing just by switching on the laptop than by running round to find cyber cafe..

    I’d use office, watch movies, even listen to music on this lappy… :)

  • Angga

    i want it because my old laptop is suck, and i would use it for my study :D

  • Sarah p

    I would love to win this for my husband, he’s really into gaming, and I think this would make a fantastic gift!

  • Bashir Ahmed

    Hi justin,

    Thanks for the great offer. Well at this time I really need a laptop because I am sick and I can’t do work on desktop computer, I have 2 sites to work on. So I badly need a laptop. I Do like so much lenovo laptops. I hope to win.

    Thanks again.

  • Fred

    I could def use a new laptop, I stupidly put windows 8 evaluation copy on my current one & dont have a disk to revert it back to 7, what a mistake :

  • Huguette

    I’d love to win because my computer is so slow. I would use it for my husband’s business.
    (Huguette E.)

  • Barbara Schuman Butler

    i could really use this laptop keeping fingers crossed

  • Garrett

    I want to finally have a good Windows Laptop as my MacBook is very old. I will game and probably edit videos with it.

  • Derek Colter

    I need to get a new laptop to give my 5 year old one a break

  • Brent

    I would use it for music and being social

  • Yomar Lopez

    It’d be cool to win the Lenovo laptop because then everyone in my family will have a laptop or tablet to connect online. That means less fighting over the living room computer.. I could also use a new upgrade for my laptop setup sooooo I may secretly take this one for myself. *wink-wink*

  • Kristina Jonas E. Mendoza

    I could use it for school since I’m studying Programming! :)

  • Roxann

    I don’t have a laptop. I would use it for gaming and everything else. That is one sweet laptop!

  • Brooke Creech

    I would put my son’s Magic: The Gathering game on it so he’d play there instead of on my rig!


    hope to win….

  • Justin Germino

    Only 6 hours left to enter to win the Lenovo Laptop Giveaway, I will be picking and announcing the winner soon. Remember winner has only 48 hours to confirm or else new winner is chosen, so it could take up to 48 hours or until winner confirms for me to announce in widget.

  • internetkhazana

    I am a blogger by profession and laptop is a must for me. At this
    time i am using Tower system but some times i need to go outside and I
    don’t have any laptop yet.

    • Justin Germino

      When I got a new computer last August, I had a gaming desktop system built. But I travel to California a lot and sometimes spend a week or two there at a time, in retrospect I wish I had gotten a gaming laptop instead and saved up more instead of jumping the gun for a desktop.

  • Kuvalja

    This would be ideal xmas present, since my pc s on its last legs. Cheers

  • Justin Germino

    Winner has been published, she confirmed and a huge congratulations to Lisa Grillo from MA!

  • L.McReynolds

    Congrats Lisa G!!! Awesome prize!



  • Gerald Shimizu

    Good shot Lisa!

  • masternr

    Dose it run Battlefield 3 ?

    • Justin Germino

      Yes it would just fine, maybe not at max settings with high frame rate, but just fine.