Monday, May 3, 2010

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Giveaway & Review: Coverbee Laptop & Netbook Sleeves [CLOSED]

Since I got this shiny red netbook, it has been difficult to keep our little ones' hands off of it. After all, it does look like a kid-sized laptop. So I decided I needed something to keep it free of dust and smudgy fingerprints plus make it appear more off-limits to our children. A Coverbee netbook sleeve seemed like the perfect solution.





The selection of smaller laptop sleeves available on Coverbee.com are made for 8.9" and 10.2" netbooks. As you can see, my 10.1" computer has a bit of extra room inside this 10.2" Black Boa netbook sleeve. There is actually enough room to slip my charger in there, as well as a notebook or other paperwork.


Even though this sleeve is quilted, it is not made to offer impact resistance. For this reason, I would not recommend it for travel use. I think this sleeve would be perfect for everyday use, such as carrying your netbook inside a purse, tote bag, or backpack. I would be nervous carrying my netbook in this sleeve by hand because there is so much extra room. I would be afraid my computer would somehow slip out. I wonder if Coverbee will be able to figure out how to add a type of closure without negatively impacting the sleek look of these sleeves?



All the Coverbee sleeves for laptops, netbooks, MacBooks, and iPhones are designed and made in Holland. Coverbee offers Free Shipping worldwide on any size order. To see the full selection of sleeves and to learn more about this company, visit Coverbee.com, Coverbee on Twitter, and Coverbee on Facebook.

Thank you to Coverbee for sending us a sample netbook sleeve free of charge to base this review upon and for providing a second sleeve for our contest prize.



What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive one Coverbee sleeve (winner's choice of style and size).


Limitations:
This giveaway is open to WORLDWIDE entries. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.


How to Gain Entries:
Browse the selection of laptop, netbook, MacBook, and iPhone sleeves available on Coverbee.com . Then leave a comment telling me which sleeve (style and size) you would choose if you won this contest. You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.

Extra Entries:

1) For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.

2) For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.

3) For 10 extra entries, blog about this contest linking back to this post AND Coverbee.com
. Then come back here and leave TEN separate comments with the link to your blog post.


4) Friend me on Facebook. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Facebook profile.


5) For 1 extra entry each, follow Coverbee on Twitter and/or "like" Coverbee on Facebook. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter or Facebook profile for each entry you complete.


6) Follow me on Twitter. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter profile.

7) Tweet about this giveaway linking back to this post. Then come back here and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment. You may do this once per day until the end of the contest.

8)
Subscribe to this blog's feed. Or you can follow me through Blogger or subscribe via email (widget is on sidebar). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


9) Subscribe to A Blog of Goodies' feed (the sister site to 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.

10) Add my button or blog link to your blog's sidebar. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your blog.




(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)


Random Drawing:

This contest will be closed on Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!