Submit a comment to enter 3M PocketProjector MP180 giveaway!

Following on from my review, I’m excited to announce a quick and easy-to-enter contest where one lucky reader will win a brand new 3M PocketProjector MP180, courtesy of 3M and FreshNetworks.

To enter all you need to do is submit a comment against this blog post.

The comment should begin with the phrase “Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…” and then go onto provide a compelling reason why you would benefit most from winning this device.

The deadline for receiving comments will be 23.59 (BST) on Wednesday 17th August.

I will randomly draw a winner from a list of those who have submitted a comment. It doesn’t matter if you are the first of last to submit a comment, I will export all names and make the random selection outside of the comments sequence.

On Thursday 18th August I will announce the winner. You should watch for this announcement (across all my outlets) and if you are lucky to win, send me your delivery details and I’ll get the device in the post to you ASAP. It doesn’t matter where in the world you live, everyone is welcome to take part.

Good luck!

65 Comments

Max KeaneAugust 11th, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because then i can bore the pants of my missus with pictures of giraffes.

Noel BallantyneAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because my tv broke.

Dave BowkerAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… my dataviz arguments with @epicgraphic in the pub would be so much geekier. :D

ben tyszkaAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… (i) it is pretty awesome and (ii) I want to show reports and visualizations w/o hooking up to a PC/iPad.

AtisAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I do not have a car and standard sized projector feels too heavy in my backpack.

CarnbyAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:14 pm

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Diego AlthabegoitiAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… opens a lot of ways to display graphics (for those who do not see) our view
Ganar un 3M PocketProjector MP180 sería fantástico, porque …abre un monton de posibilidades para mostrar graficamente (para aquellos que no lo ven) nuestro punto de vista.

Richard AppleyardAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I couldn’t find one anywhere in the shops I visited in Tottenham the other night.

KevinAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I can bore my family and friends with photos wherever I go

Phil RobertsAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I will be able to do presentations and pitches and social gatherings without the need for any other equipment, a-maz-ing

PierozAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it looks so cool this will be the best, one and only projector I ever want to have in my life.

Mark from Epic GraphicAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… if Dave Bowker’s coming armed with one, I’ll need one too!!!

SchmuellAugust 11th, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… well, because.

Naomi B. RobbinsAugust 11th, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic since I travel regularly to give presentations on effective data presentation and have too many other heavy things to carry.

RichardAugust 11th, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it is awesome to view movies/presentations wherever you go on walls/ceilings/pavements/your neighboor’s wall

Frank GoertzenAugust 11th, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I’m doing experiments/prototyping with projection all the time. So if I had a mini-projector my projects could get a lot smaller (physically) and I could make some cool YouTube videos about it. Currently I’m working on a head mounted augmented 3D projection application.

JasonAugust 11th, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be amazing.

CarlaAugust 11th, 2011 at 5:27 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it would come in useful for study and leisure and i could take it with me everywhere

JeanineAugust 11th, 2011 at 5:52 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic I’ve been wanting a compact projector to use for portable presentations. It would be quite handy in making private pitches on the fly. Looks awesome.

RadosvetaAugust 11th, 2011 at 7:02 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because every word I utter will look cool if it’s displayed on a nearby wall.

Sustainale LogicAugust 11th, 2011 at 7:25 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… death by powerpoint will now be possible everywhere!

Alex KerinAugust 11th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector would allow me to project my web pages and see where I’ve messed up my URL links (where is the review…) :)

Joe MakoAugust 11th, 2011 at 8:26 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I know a guy who help develop the technology.

Kevin McConwayAugust 11th, 2011 at 8:53 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because Andy said it was good in his review, and I like god stuff.

Kevin McConwayAugust 11th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

Whoops! god -> good. Sorry

JohannesAugust 11th, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I can’t afford a TV (which a regular guest at my flat would like to have because she likes to watch MTV while I finish my thesis) and I like to play around with Processing and want to take my creations on the road.

JohnAugust 12th, 2011 at 2:26 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because… there’s nothing like that new projector smell. It smells like #winning.

Keith SucklingAugust 12th, 2011 at 2:38 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…
I could share the great visualisations that I see in my head and my memory with many more people, much more often, at very short notice.

RaunakAugust 12th, 2011 at 6:04 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because then I can make far crazier “3D Light Paintings” as in http://www.facebook.com/vizrd . Oh, and a DYI touch screen would be awesome too!

RaunakAugust 12th, 2011 at 6:05 am

*DYI = DIY
Sorry!

LinzAugust 12th, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I could project socio-economic data visualisations onto walls or canvases and use it to create interesting art that could also increase awareness.

Carlos Gámez KindelánAugust 12th, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it could be the best and different way to promote my new business everywhere!

Claire StewartAugust 12th, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…I am starting a new job that will require me to get into academic buildings and faculty offices to talk about data management, sharing, preservation, and having a truly portable option for showing examples and projects will make my message more compelling.

Alan BiscombAugust 12th, 2011 at 3:23 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I am currently interviewing and I could really blow away my prospective employers by literally pulling a presentation out of my pocket!

Ruben CabreraAugust 12th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Good Idea! The 3M PocketProjector MP180 seems fantastic.

Jeff RoachAugust 12th, 2011 at 6:53 pm

I didn’t even know these things existed. Very cool. I’m actually more interested in another product: visual.ly!

Matt RichardsonAugust 12th, 2011 at 7:35 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it’s free!!!

Gerry MurphyAugust 13th, 2011 at 11:10 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I could share stuff more easily than I can with my little Netbook display.

JakubAugust 13th, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because It would allow me to make cool street-art visualizations and installations!

David KayeAugust 13th, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I’d finally be able to run with my idea of integrating animated data visuals on top of my sculptural models. Thank you!

cwahAugust 13th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I would be able to present my work wherever I am, whenever I want :)

Ed StillAugust 13th, 2011 at 11:10 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I could take it to meeting with clients and dazzle them with charts and diagrams of what I plan to do for their legal case.

NickiAugust 14th, 2011 at 5:28 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…I could trace my graffiti onto the wall! I’m no good freehand!

KristAugust 14th, 2011 at 11:51 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I will be able to present and talk about visualizations anywhere from the meeting room to even somewhere like toilets.

EddieAugust 15th, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…I can finally make my full body webcam project (aka “the Princess Leia hack”) a reality!

BenAugust 15th, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I’d be able to project movies onto my wall in my tiny apartment rather than watching them on my laptop screen!

TiffanyAugust 15th, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I can use it whenever I make presentations to try and convince businesses to reduce their energy use!

KarlAugust 16th, 2011 at 4:21 am

WOW what an opportunity, I’ve just started down the mobile office route after not printing for nearly three years I’ve acquired an iPad which makes taking documents with me a lot easier. This would be a great help further along the mobile office path :)

Jeff HarrisonAugust 16th, 2011 at 11:50 am

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it would allow me to project my beliefs on to reality.

Callebaut StefanAugust 16th, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because Then I could actually start boring the hell of all those managers who would like a report in Excel!

EamonnAugust 16th, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…for those of us on the road, every white space becomes a potential discussion/collaboration hub.

hannahAugust 16th, 2011 at 2:59 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because, winning is always good! Plus, this projector can be combined with a lazergrid projection and aid 3D scanning in our specalist repro lab, what more could a girl need? Business sense + free stuff, its a winning combination : )

Richard CurtisAugust 16th, 2011 at 3:09 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I am having an A Team themed party and want to be able to project scenes during the party!

The New Mrs BAugust 16th, 2011 at 3:23 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I can use it to show off my wedding and honeymoon pics without everyone having to crowd around my tiny computer screen

Nolan HaimsAugust 16th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

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FranciscoAugust 16th, 2011 at 4:14 pm

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Ben JonesAugust 16th, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because if I get mugged in an alley way I could bore my attacker to death with my latest slide deck.

Anja MathewsAugust 17th, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because…I love new technology and am always looking to learn and make my life more efficient and interesting..
Thank you

Jon S.August 17th, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because then I can do shadow puppets in HTML5 anywhere.

TheoAugust 17th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because I’d be able to project your amazing website onto my wall!

KrisAugust 17th, 2011 at 10:13 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it has Bluetooth and everything in my pocket pants is better with Bluetooth

BradyAugust 17th, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because it would give my wife another reason to roll her eyes with how excited I would be about it!

Sara L SchmidtAugust 17th, 2011 at 10:34 pm

Winning a 3M pocket projector MP180 would be fantastic because… My future plans involves urban ethnography and population health utilizing naturally occurring social networks to develop volunteer program. The portability, combined with hardrive and iPhone as repository of media files means perfection for on the go presentations in locations with plenty of bright, white walls, but low on resources.

rcAugust 17th, 2011 at 11:48 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because i want it.

rcAugust 17th, 2011 at 11:49 pm

Winning a 3M PocketProjector MP180 would be fantastic because i want it