ChiffaN’s Comment of the Month – Good deeds shall not go unpunished by a $10 iTunes Gift Card

Here at TouchMyApps we are committed to not only bring the latest and best news, reviews tips and tricks on all things iPhone and iPod Touch, but also to build a community of likewise minded people. To this extent we will soon put into place the TMA forums.

Meanwhile, we also very much appreciate your comments on our work, that can be left using the easy-to-use “comments” feature available at the bottom of each of our article pages – whether it’s news, reviews, best-of or any other. And one such recent comments made me decide that we should show our appreciation in a more monetary way.

To this extent I announce that starting this moment I am initiating my own ChiffaN’s Comment of the Month contest. Each month I am going to select the best comment on one of MY pieces and reward it with a $10 iTunes Gift Card. Yes, I HAVE gone bonkers, cause I’m spending quite a substantial part of my own paycheque on it (unfortunately writing DOESN’T pay – at least until you readers make us one the top sites out there). Anyway, I must point out that I will pay special attention to the comments to my column pieces (The JBnator Diaries, iTête à iTête, ChiffaN’s Rants), though comments to my news and reviews may be rewarded as well if they will be found worthy.

The winner and inspirer of the contest for December 2009 can be found after the gap as well as a recap of the rules.

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Promo Code + iTunes Gift Card giveaway Alert!

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Update: Our Redeem Hunt is now LIVE!

For all you TMA readers who have enjoyed winning apps and iTunes gift cards via our many past giveaways, this should be right up your alley. In the very near future (hint: next 48 hours), we will be introducing our very first “TMA Redeem Hunt” contest, where “hidden” links placed in pre-selected posts will take you directly to the App Store to redeem the contest App as well as iTunes GCs. Winning of course will require a timely start, a quick clickity finger and lots of luck (finding the right post before someone else). As well, to make it a bit more fair and ensure you won’t be late to the event, we’ll be announcing the ETA (aka start time) of the Redeem Hunt giveaway via Twitter. You are following us right? See you on the other side! Arrrrgh!

Contest Alert: Win Sennheiser’s top of the line HD800 from Headphone Solutions

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Well, Headphone Solutions’ Emmeline HR-2 giveaway contest is over. Fortunately, the intrepid online seller has decided to host another, and this time with decidedly even heftier loot to be won. The Sennheiser HD800 is arguably the world’s best in-production headphone, and if you can follow the rules below and write a fabulous review for Headphone Solutions, you may just win this 1399$ headphone. Of course, it would have been great to have shot the moon and won the Emmeline also. TMA wishes you luck in this very special giveaway which closes 28 April 2010. TMA is not affiliated with Headphone Solutions.

Contest rules after the gap:

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Xewton Music Studio Promo Code Giveaway (bonanza)! – Closed

xewton-music-studio-review3TouchMyApps is giving away 20 copies (thats right, 20!) of Xewton Music Studio ($19.99), a truly amazing music production app that is essentially a miniature Garage Band on the iPhone/iPod Touch. For those who’ve missed our review, here’s what Matthew had to say:

Xewton Music Studio is a fine example of an application that works well on the iDevice thanks to its intuitive touchscreen. Everything perfectly executed, it’s the epitome/prime example of the possibilities on the App Store. I’ll say it once and I’ll say it 1,000 times: if you’re a striving musician/music composer or just an average Joe who just wants to show off the capabilities of the iDevice, the you can’t go wrong with XMS.

Xewton has also just been updated with several improvements, including the very handy MIDI Import feature. With 20 promo codes for us to hand out, your chances of scoring one is quite sweet indeed. Contest rules can be found after the break. Good Luck, my aspiring musician friend!

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Contest Alert: Win an 875$ Emmeline Headphone amp from Headphone Solutions

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Imagine winning the 32GB iPod touch from Hexus.net and then snagging a huge deal from one of the headphone world’s sleekest amp manufacturers: Ray Samuels. At Headfi, he is one of the most respected and dedicated professionals whose research has created the excellent SR71-A,  Hornet, and now the tiny, IEM-focused Shadow. Therefore, Headphone Solutions‘ contest is a bit more involved: you must register and provide a good-quality review of any of the products they carry. The contest ends on 30 November.

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Contest Rules after the gap:

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Contest Alert: Win a 32GB iPod touch from Hexus.net

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The technology website, Hexus, have hacked together a great contest which will be uploading a hefty piece of loot to a lucky end-user: a 32GB iPod touch. The survey is personal: you will be asked the intimate details of your audio setup (eeeek!) which you must divulge. TouchMyApps are in no way affiliated with Hexus, however, this is an amazing opportunity for TMA readers to take part in another great giveaway. And, for the audiophile on a budget, the iPod touch is a great place to start, especially if it comes free! The contest closes on 25 November, so don’t waste time in sharing your bold or beautiful audio setup with Hexus.

Contest Details after the gap.

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Myst Promo Code giveaway! (Closed)

review-myst-mainTouchMyApps is giving away 2 copies of Myst [our review], a graphic adventure game that hardly needs an introduction and one that has been a best seller on numerous gaming platforms. With its release on the iDevice, fans of the much beloved title are finally able take in the full Myst experience on the iPhone/iPod Touch.

The original Myst sights and sounds have been meticulously re-assembled for a remarkable experience on the iPhone and iPod touch. Everything that you remember from the original Myst in a format where a simple touch or swipe moves you through the world.

If you have yet to try out Cyan Worlds’ great port of Myst on the iPhone, they have released a FREE version that includes the entire first world for you to play through. To win one of two copies, check out the simple contest details after the break!

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Puzzlegeddon Promo Code Giveaway! (Closed)

Puzzlegeddon 2TouchMyApps is giving away 3 copies of Puzzlegeddon, a fun and unique match 3 puzzler that will have you scrambling to launch missiles at your foes as you attempt to stay alive till the bitter end. Making use of a “resource” gathering system, players will be able to strategically charge power ups for both attack and defensive ends. Jim previously reviewed the game and found that it had enough twists on the matching formula to make it feel different and fun.

Want to add Puzzlegeddon to your (puzzle) app collection? Details on how to enter after the break!

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Contest: Design to win 1000$ or a MacBook from TatSkinz

Images-WhiteMacbookYou are the author of your winnings in a new contest sponsored by TatSkinz maker, NLU Products. The company are looking for talented designers to whip up something special for their new TatSkinsz products. Your iPod cover designs will be judged by a panel from: Crunchgear, Chicago Tribune’s Redeye, Ubergizmo, Yanko Design and Just another Mobile Monday. As the contest kicks off this week and will go on through November, you have a lot of time to dedicate to your earnings.

For more details, jump the gap.

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eWallet – Secure Password Manager Promo Code Giveaway! (Closed)

eWallet_promoTouchMyApps is giving away 3 copies of eWallet ($9.99), arguably the best and most comprehensive password/info manager apps for your iPhone/iPod Touch. Needless to say, with just about everyone entering some form of personal data into their iDevice, keeping sensitive info from prying eyes is a must.  Chiffan recently reviewed illium Software’s eWallet and found it to be an excellent choice for anyone looking to protect their data.

If you need a robust, beautiful, easy-to-use, and full-featured PIM for your iPhone, then eWallet is THE choice for you. There is no need to mention such included features as 256bit AES encryption or entry searching when writing about such a product: it has it all.

While there are less costly alternatives at the App Store, you simply get what you pay for with eWallet. If you’re in the market for an app to keep all your personal information safe in one place, see the full contest details within on how you can win a copy for yourself. Good luck!

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