Technology Tell’s back-AT-school iPad necessity giveaway

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Chances are pretty good that you’re already back at school. Good for you, I say; learn all about the Faulkner, the organometallic chemistry, and the capital of Burkina Faso (it’s Ouagadougou, in case you haven’t gotten that far yet). Hopefully you’ve got an iPad to help you along the way, mainly because we’ve got an iPad accessory package to give away.

From now through September 5th, Technology Tell will be accepting entries for a trio of iPad necessities: a Moshi iVisor XT for your choice of 3rd gen iPad or iPad Air, a custom decorated Papernomad Zattere Sleeve for iPad, and an iLuv Aud 5 Lightning Speaker Dock.

iVisor XT

Moshi’s iVisor XT provides 100% bubble-free protection for your iPad screen with unparalleled clarity, and can be washed and reapplied repeatedly. The hardened surface treatment offers enhanced scratch protection, while the MicroGrid technology ensures optimal touch sensitivity.

iVisor XT for iPad

It’s an excellent way to keep your iPad screen safe as you take it classes or (worse) lend it to a frat brother. Our winner will be able to pick from the iVisor XT for iPad Air or 3rd gen iPad, both in black. The iVisor XT is valued at $29.95

Zattere Sleeve for iPad

To protect your entire iPad, we’re also giving away the Papernomad Zattere Sleeve for iPad featuring a custom illustration from Cleveland-based artist and musician David Cintron.

Papernomad Zattere iPad sleeve

As described at Griffin’s website:

The simple padded sleeve made of Papernomad’s patented paper composite arrives waiting to be drawn on, marked on, written on, dreamed on. Crayons, ink, coffee stains, lipstick, pencil, everything you use to make your mark on the world can leave it on your Papernomad.

The sleeve is lined with wool felt and features a hemp pull-strap that slowly raises the edge of your device out of the sleeve when you need it. The strap closes with a hidden magnet.

Although designed for the iPad 2, 3 and 4th gen, we’ve found it makes a pretty good fit for the iPad Air with a Smart Cover. The Zattere Sleeve is valued at $49.99.

Aud 5 Lightning Speaker Dock

And lastly, the iLuv Aud 5 is “… a handsome speaker dock that’s meant to be the centerpiece of any room.” It’s made for iPhone and iPod touch, not iPad, but surely you have one of those, too, right? Or maybe your roommate will like it. Either way, it features:

  • Full-range stereo sound
  • The ability to play and charge your device via Apple Lightning connector
  • Convenient top-mounted controls
  • An auxiliary input to directly connect to other devices

iLuv Aud 5

The iLuv Aud 5 is valued at $129.99.

How to Enter

So, wouldn’t all of this look great sitting in your dorm room or bedroom or wherever you use your iPad? Of course! And to win it, all you have to do is read our giveaway rules and regulations, then comment below to tell us your favorite iPad app, be it for schoolwork or for avoiding schoolwork.

We’ll accept entries through Friday, September 5th. Good luck!

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  1. Current favorite is Viggle! :-) Love earning free things!

    Penniless Teacher
  2. scrabble

    kathy harmon
  3. My favorite app is zinio! Love reading my magazines!

    Darlene Wright
  4. Zite amazing but Quoras not bad either.

    Krithik Rao
  5. Rdio and Soundcloud while working on assignments :)

  6. My current favorite iPad app is Twitter! It’s a great distraction from my readings ;)

    Rachel Chang
  7. Creatures of Light for Biology.

    Susan Moseley
  8. I love any type of language learning app. I love Duolingo on my smartphone.

  9. I love the eBay App, for selling my stuff and buying stuff!

    Robert Yee
  10. My favorite right now is Simplenoteapp–great for taking notes and synching to any number of devices!

    Allen Puy
  11. I’m a TV girl so it’s Viggle!

    kim crane
  12. My favorite is Candy Crush although I hate to admit. I want to win for one of twin college students or they can share or divide. I need all the help I can get to get them through college after losing my husband 20 months ago to cancer it’s just me trying to help them finish. Thank You for the chance.

    Sharon Howard
  13. I love Zite sadly it will disappear into the flipboard world.

    Jacob LaFountaine
  14. Been playing Sudoku 2 app since i got my first phone. Still luv it for it’s simplicity.

    Ira Apt
  15. My favorite is Tweetbot.

  16. I love SketchBook Pro for drawing up furniture design concepts for my refinishin’ biz! :D

    Toni Moore
  17. Favorite iPad app: Facetime

  18. My favorite app is Pandora! !!!

    Melissa Teears
  19. Still addicted to Words with Friends. I have always loved scrabble so Words with Friends keeps me entertained on the go and with so many of my friends and family near and far. I have 6 games going right now!

    Nancy Reid
  20. I like next issue for fun, amazon kindle as well and cloudmagic for accessing email.

    David Berkowitz
  21. Hulu

    Curtis Lu
  22. I really love scrabble app

    Angela Martini
  23. Pandora is my favorite app! I love listening to music and it makes the time go by so quickly!

    Nicole Vosburgh
  24. My favorite is the Tumblr app.. :)

    Arena Thompson
  25. Right now, my favorite app is WordBrain!

    Heather D
  26. my fave app is the gps use that one all the time

    deanna hanson
  27. My favorite app is the amazon app.

    Lisa L
  28. I love pandora!!! :)

    rachelmarietravis at gmail dot com

  29. my favorite app is Skype

    brent s
  30. My fav is Pandora – need some music while I work.

  31. Slingbox

    James Person
  32. My favorite App, I’m ashamed to say is Netflix

    Stan Tracy
  33. Favorite iPad app is Facetime

    carol clark
  34. Fav app would be Planetary (app that visualizes your music library).

    Joe Sterne
  35. My most used iPad app is the Netflix App

  36. Simple note has helped me a lot and I use it daily

  37. Pandora is my favorite.

  38. BitsBoard is an App we absolutely love, its an App for autism to help our son communicate.

    Erika C.
  39. Pretty much every game app there is lol For me, currently, it’s Candy Crush that distracts me from working :)

  40. My favorite app is either of the plants vs zombies games. Though I call them my procrastination games lol that ipad sleeve from papernomad is pretty neat looking!

    Audrey H.
  41. Candy Crush or my local radio station app.

    Regina M
  42. I love the Flippa App.

    steven weber
  43. I rock the ZINIO APP.

    luther champ
  44. Evernote

  45. NetFlix, is by far my Favorite App!!

    Kevan Newman
  46. Soundcloud is great for discovering new tunes

    Sean M
  47. Probably Netflix for avoiding school! I just can’t get enough of it!

  48. My absolute fav is Pandora!

    Shelbie Johnston
  49. Netflix !

    Amanda Harbin
  50. I like Spotify

  51. Weather Channel app!

  52. flipboard for avoiding school work!

    David Son
  53. My favorite app is Netflix!

    Katie Contests
  54. My favorite app is Pandora!! I can not function if I dont have great music playing.

    Patrycja Chudziak
  55. The Weather Channel app is my favorite.

    Thomas Huff
  56. i avoid life with Netflix

    Doug Niemczura
  57. Flipboard. Keeps me up-to-date with the world.

  58. Simplenote is definitely a favorite

  59. iHeart Radio app is my favorite

    Thomas S
  60. My fave is scrabble!

  61. Creatures of Light for Biology.

    Matt Kalist
  62. I am absolutely in love with Instagram!

  63. My favorite app is Pandora

    Nicole Shaffer
  64. I would have to say the evernote app. It helps me to stay organized

    CR Williams
  65. iStudiez Pro is my favorite app for college!! I absolutely love this! I am terrible with writing assignments down so now with my iPad that I am eager to use all the time, I keep track of my homework better. It has awesome reviews too! 2011 Best College Student App
    2010 Best Young Adults App for iPad! 2010 Best Parenting App for iPad! So it is for a lot of things for “school” By far my favorite app for schoolwork.

    Linda Ann
  66. My favorite ap is Twitter, can’t live without it.

    Joan Kubes
  67. I recently started using the Evernote app to streamline the process of organization- now I am gradually training myself to stop piling up scribbled-on scraps of paper and Post-It notes!

  68. Facetime is my favorite

    Ron Miller
  69. Unfortunately, its Candy Crush….

    Carrie Conley
  70. I like the Bible app. It’s great. love it

    Stephen Saunders
  71. I love the Google Earth app, because I can go everywhere I want really cheap, lol.

    Carla Dodd
  72. been on Unseen a ton lately. great time waster for college students

  73. My favorite app is Notability. Thank you!