Announcing the winner of the FREE iPhone 5... And a 2nd chance to win!


Here it is. The moment you've all been waiting for. We're announcing the winner of the FREE iPhone 5 from iMore... And we're giving everyone else a 2nd chance to win! Are you ready? Are you set?

Find out who won, and how YOU can still win... after the break!



Congratulations Timberwolf! We'll be in touch via email to get your information for the prize!

EVERYONE ELSE: Keep reading, because you're not done yet!

Tomorrow is iPhone 5 day! We know a lot of you are lining up at the stores to be among the first to get your hands on Apple's latest creation. Some of us will be there too. We also know not everyone can upgrade right now, so here's what we've got for you.

We're giving away ANOTHER free iPhone 5 to ANOTHER lucky iMore reader!

That's right! FREE. No strings attached. All you have to do is be a registered member of iMore and leave a comment below. You have one week to get your entry in, so get to it! We will announce the lucky winner next week here on the blogs.

The rules: One comment per person. If we find you trying to cheat and enter multiple times, you will be disqualified. The contest is open worldwide, so anyone can enter. And the prize is just the phone, any contract and accessories are the responsibility of the winner. Good luck!

Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, The TV Show, Vector, ZEN & TECH, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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DavidWildJnr says:

Me next pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese

rayz336 says:

A 2nd chance to win, that's why iMore is THE iOS website

Ryuz4ki says:

Even the best of us need second chances.

viski78 says:

It is viski's turn now, hehe.

Congrats to Timberwolf!

dsblixt says:

Winner winner iPhone dinner!

MNfan says:

ok now....Its me...BTW congrats Timberwolf..

Alteran195 says:

I would love to win an iphone 5.

jjh5 says:

Another chance to get the iphone 5 sweet

thendougsaid says:

I entered last time for the first drawing, do I need to comment again for this one?

Ph0neJunkie says:

2nd chances rocks! Me please :)

Slayers says:

add me in for this the GF would love it

Dtysonnn says:

Pick me please. Thanks!

danielcee3 says:

I'd really like to win. I'm new to iPhone and will get it regardless but A free phone would be awesome

Macguy70 says:

I have wanted to own an iPhone ever since they were first released back in 2007.
I just love iMore and all it's coverage of the iPhone5.

borrowedchief says:

Do want this. Time to dump the 3gs

wateron says:

My wife is bugging me for one, be nice to get it free :)

gatortone says:

Weird...dxblist took my comment...

donalgio says:

Please let me be the 2nd winner i'm really checking for updates on this site at least 30 times a day i'm obsessed with iPhone news. My fiance hates that all I talk about is iPhone news but I would really love to tell her look gave me an iPhone 5 :) !!!

Matador says:

Oh please pick me....I am tired of my Blackberry and throwing in the towel....I need a companion to my iPad now...I can't be the last one in my family with a Blackberry. I travel a lot and it would be awesome to be able to Facetime my kids while travelling and not have to worry about being in a WIFI zone.

rtkirk says:

Pick me I really want one!

iManh says:

Everybody deserve a 2nd chance!

ricking says:

its ok i just came from tmobile android, and i'm not lucky at all so i hope who ever wins enjoys the phone and dosent sell it!!!

forsurftoo says:

still waiting for iPhone5 in Hawaii

gkl says:

I would give this a whirl...count me in.

bl4ck0ps says:

Yes please....everyone needs a second chance!

esskaym says:

crossing my fingers...and toes!

sl1r3 says:

You guys are awesome!

rickyll says:

Timberwolf, enjoy your new iPhone 5!!!! Now... you now what would be really cool? That I get to win the 2nd iPhone 5!!!!

Larrytoots says:

Wouldn't that be something

carrako says:

Me Please!! Would love an iPhone 5 :)

kermitmama says:

Trying again :) here's hoping!! Good luck to all!!

paelzersebbi says:

Just like everyone else, I would be happy to win ;)

Gmanflip says:

I want to be winner winner chicken dinner!

garynky says:

Congrats to the winner! I'll double dip in this contest. I'm feeling lucky this time around.


Showboy5302 says:

Please pick me!!! I just cracked my phone the other day! :-(

jeffreys52 says:

iPhone 5 is incredible and I really don't want to wait to get one.

redwhales1010 says:

Congrats. Now its my turn.

ebahou says:

well im the 100000th post. here's to the 0.0000000000001% chance of winning (percentage might be off by a power or 4).

Muero says:

I want to win this one at least twice as much as I wanted to win the first time.

DDS0728 says: would be pretty sweet to actually win a contest on iMore.

Matteman says:

This time i will win, i can feel it!

erikjustus says:

Here is the comment that was all I had to do.

pauleinsig says:


nowhereslow says:

I would like one please!!!

Ace_Shiro says:

Early birthday present please? That would entirely make my year!

martinrrrr says:

2nd place is as good as 1st in this case.

Delmauriow says:

Congrats to the lucky winner; If Only I were that lucky.

Regul8tR says:

Hey Hey -- a 2nd chance to win! Thanks iMore.

judiphilly says:

I could really use one. My sad story is I had to use an upgrade because I lost my iPhone 4S a few weeks ago on a flight to Miami (in the airplane toilet no less), taking my daughter back to college. Trip was during Isaac storm & was a total mess!

My husband now has to keep his older model, so I could get the new one (he's such a nice guy).

BillJude56 says:

I'm not proud; I'll take sloppy seconds.

ianjfletch#AC says:

I love iMore almost as much as the iPhone 5!

atlantaconda says:

2nd place isn't so bad :-D

Kevnis says:

I need this o I can throw away my crap berry!

modymalay says:

Congrats to Timberwolf!! Enjoy your iPhone 5! :) now pick me iMore! I check this site like 6 times a day and love the iPhone coverage you guys have been providing! Please pick me, and thanks for doing this awesome giveaway! :) Keep up the great work!

Mikecom_X says:

Congrats to Timberwolf. iMore I would like to win a free iPhone 5. I'm do for an update, I still have the iPhone 3. Not 3GS but 3! Help!

peterb77 says:

I could so save the 200 bucks....

dervack says:

Man I'd love to win this considering the bind that I'm currently in!

Pekaill says:

Congratulations to Timberwolf,now i think you can pick me from Norway...please :))

Ruaidhri says:

A free phone would be nice!

the1door says:

thanks for the 2nd chance imore!

Jfountai says:

Comment. And screw verizon for making me have to buy the iPhone a full price or lose my unlimited data.

jclisenby says:

Pick Me didn't work last time, so maybe this time ill say don't pick me and you will do the opposite. :)

MrLogan says:

I'm in for a second chance to win!

mungera says:

My wife would certainly be grateful if I won her a new iPhone....!

iMike44 says:

This is why I Love iMore! Thanks for the second chance!

stumarg says:

Missed it by THIS much!

dmt316 says:

Congrats timberwolf!!

2nd times a charm for me, maybe??


I'm in for the second chance!!

joehero says:

This would make my year. Pick me?

supertrooper2971 says:

Come on I need an iPhone 5, 2nd time is my time.

rmarcare says:

Please please pleaseeee I want it!

tran13 says:

Yes, free phone for me!

benbates says:

Would love to win my wife her first iPhone! (She still has a less-than-smart phone!) Thanks iMore!

rmkilc says:

iDo want some iFail iMaps.

DrBach98 says:

*crosses fingers and toes*

mmihalek#IM says:

Congrats Timberwolf!

Here's to second chances!

zblockariah says:

Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy! I sure do hope I win! :)

richard_rsp says:

You like THIS post...... ;)

Baulgrim says:

Worldwide contest. love iMore

sd647 says:

nice can i please win

Limitededition#IM says:

i need it! my iPhone 3GS is ooooold!

sweber82 says:

i need a new phone........please.......for the love of all that is holy....please?

novakjo1 says:

Wow! How generous of imore. Wish me luck, hope I win

xfinisherx123 says:

please pick me, i've been a frquent viewer of this site for 2 years now!! keep up the great work!!

ajm91484 says:

It would be amazing to be the second place winner. The new iphone 5 is awesome from what i've been reading about and how awesome to actually own one. Please let it be me.

pddgme says:

Congrats, Timberwolf!! I'm sure you'll be enjoying the heck out of it! Maybe I will be the next one! Fingers crossed...

Rayfurd says:

Congrats to Timberwolf for winning the prize, but alas there's a second a chance to win, and, oh, how I would love to rid myself of WinMo technology without a whimper or a tear, thanks for the second chance ... :-)

Metallica1984 says:

To bad it's not me i know i will win the second round.

jyoung says:

Everyone deserves a second chance! Thanks imore for another shot!!

jta04 says:

I'll throw my hat in the ring.

dmote75 says:

this is the person your looking for - "waves hand to use the Force" says:

Again..Puh..puh..puh...please give me a new iphone 5!!

captphealy says:

I guess I'll give you a second chance to give me an iPhone 5...

Zak8022 says:

My fingers are crossed for this time around!

thecrazymetsfan says:

Congrats Timberwolf! Tomorrow is actually my birthday. That would make a AWESOME birthday gift!

willows3 says:

Comment comment! Here goes nothin'!

k4lk says:

Congratuations Timberwolf. Hopefully, I'm next :D

Rustychuck says:

Having to use an old android phone is the worst experience ever!...I'd love a shiny new iPhone 5 :-)

IcantCanything says:

It was worthing trying once...why not try again!;-)

jerseyfresh says:

I love second chances. Mine will be white, and so so sweet!

courtney johnston says:

please oh please me! im a lowly poor college student and this is the only way id get the new one

coolkendude says:

This time it's definitely mine :)

zulu1128#IM says:

Please give me an iPhone 5. Thank you. :-)~

Mar7 says:

Getting iPhone 5 after iPhone 3Gs would be a great upgrade XD

RRF785 says:

Really liking the additional chance to win!

Risiiii says:

This would be an amazing phone to win!

aplw says:

I would love to win the iPhone 5. Thanks iMore.

aggelos81 says:

Please give it to me!!!!!

Gatvon says:

I'll buy that for a dollar! ... Robo Cop? Anyone?

kylebshr says:

Can you tell I'm excited? :P

brianmg says:

Please pick me this time!

malvegil says:

Would use it if given it!

NovaTornado says:

:O Thanks for two chances!

appletondave says:

Thanks for second chance great site

Shaundabaxter96 says:

Pick me and give me the iPhone 5!

imvinay says:

Vinay Needs one too... ;)

Kgoworek says:

Well... Maybe this one will go to Poland? Let's try my luck :)

Kgoworek says:

Well... Maybe this one will go to Poland? Let's try my luck :)

Kgoworek says:

Well... Maybe this one will go to Poland? Let's try my luck :)

ght says:

Here we go again! (Takes the sting out of not winning the first time.)

Tre says:

Let's try this again..... no whammies no whammies....

oklanole says:

Let's go second chance!!

BuTbKa#IM says:

Congrats dude, I hope next one is mine ;)

Emerson_g says:!

jbaile07#AC says:

Absolutely ready to win!!!

aser713 says:

Congrats, Timberwolf! I guess I'll try again, as I still need to replace my girlfriend's iPhone 4 :)

iroc84 says:

ahhhh good win team wolf now for team iroc to win!? please

Charlf says:

Second time, lets hope its the charm

mis204 says:

Congrats Timberwolf! Please pick me for the 2nd chance!

Diegomorales25 says:

Hopefully this time i win...

iosified says:

Well, here's hoping I'm the winner!
By the way, great review of iOS 6.

corntoole says:

I've enjoyed my 3 year old 3GS, but it's time for her to rest. And shout out to the iMore team for great coverage!

revfast says:

here for the other chance...... Thanks.

Mikelson79 says:

Now it´s my turn to win!!

monhall says:

You gotta play 2 win! Get it...Play 2 (twice) to win!!

cinnabubbles says:

I'm totally okay with a second chance. :D

sMt73 says:

Congrats to Timerwolf!!!! Let's hope the second time is the charm!

cr105 says:

Congrats Timberwolf and good luck to the rest of us!

Moeman87 says:

I would love to be the second winner please!! :D

Edu_Rivera says:

It would be nice if I won, the prize will travel all the way from the US to Tegucigalpa, Honduras in Central America. =)

kedwards1217 says:

Congrats to Timberwolf! Here's hoping I'll be the next winner! Thanks for the 2nd chance.

luismoor says:

¡Dáme el iPhone 5 completito a mi!!! I need it!!! he he he =)

Kwatsoon says:

iPhone 5 launch day is on my birthday! It would be very nice to win. Just hoping...

aleksgain says:

Round two, here we go! :)

scrawford93 says:

Sure could use some love. Wife got laid off work and that has thrown a wrench in my plans for a shiny new phone. Would be great to win and not have to worry about it. Sometimes things have to go your way...don't they?

arcadelion says:

Congrats Timberwolf! Now, it's my turn to win! =D
Pick me please!!

Daspoo says:

Nice work, 'wolf! Now, consider me entered. :)

budwizer says:

Would be nice to win one.

owells94 says:

iPhone 5 would be a nice replacement for my blackberry

Junior33178 says:

Hi iMore people, here we go again. A second chance is good when it comes to another opportunity. Fingers crossed to be chosen. Thanks.

Mago27 says:

I want one, just to keep my iJungle Up To Date

vayda says:

Have one on the way but could use a spare!

Olsjon says:

im here again for a second chance :)

dvannatter says:

16, 32, or 64GB version?

bfolkers says:

Been a reader for years now! Ready to win!

gammills08 says:

Awesome job Timberwolf now me next please. Come on guys. I work at At&t and anyone interested in apple products i tell them to go to your site for the most up to date stuff.

berniej30 says:

I want that too! Give it to me now!!! :))

RevivalUSA23 says:

Man this is so cool, Hope I win the Iphone5 look amazing

khalid7412002 says:

I would like another chance to get one please.

Msval78 says:

I would LOVE to have the iPhone 5, I am ready to upgrade from my iPhone 4! PLEASE!!!!

moaccu says:

this one is gonna be mine :P

clark_perez says:

Here we go! One more chance and this is going to be mine! Thank you iMore and congratulations Timberwolf!

nnamt says:

Here is another try since I can't afford $250 early upgrade right now.

Ej_Hetherton says:

Round 1 - Timberwolf
Round 2 - ..................

ajfurman says:

Ready and willing to win this, just sayin'!

appledebrendan says:

Congrats! Maybe I'll have better luck this time!

MichaelH1969 says:

Please? my phone's almost a year old now.... i NEED one!

stuffradio says:

Congrats TimberWolf. Can't wait to win this iPhone 5!

sc13 says:

Would love the new iPhone 5.

pasacota says:

I will love an iPhone 5, thanks!

gdfelaz99 says:

Please consider me for your game of chance.

jabon13 says:

I did say please last time. ;)

Ctheo3 says:

I love second chances!

dreeves76 says:

First to fall leaves an opening to the victor!!

sbeecee says:

Here's to second chances!

NvU078 says:

Congratz Timberwolf, hope i win the next one.

ayblue says:

yahh!! second chance thanks imore :)

Quarks_ says:

Congratulations, now I've got my fingers crossed!

vrsevilla says:

iPhone 555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555... gotta have it habit!

scabbard says:

Thanks imore, one of the main reasons I love this site.

Ipheuria says:

Even though I skipped the iPhone 4s I will still not be able to line up on launch day. I wont be able to buy one this year period so I'm entering every contest humanly possible because I want this device PLEASE.