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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munroemichelle says:

Ok if at first u don't succeed... Come on big money.... Help a collee student out here.. Let me live with a life of student loans and a nice iPhone

MyOsx says:

I'd really like to win this amazing iPhone!
Congratulation to Timberwolf, now is my turn ;) hahahahah
Thanks anyway!!!

superdude84 says:

i would love to win one thanks for all the great tech news

Mt1981z says:

Please pick me! Thanks so much

ericthibo says:

i would like to win this contest very much

pakenham says:

I hope I'm lucky this time.

Louii112 says:

Please me me me me me me me me me me me ...... I really need the IPhone 5 :-)))))))) Pretty Please

Jospe says:

Hope to win it!
I really need a new iPhone :(

tennenho says:

Yes, please. Thanks!

Also: hi, Georgia. :)

Tito71 says:

2nd chance maybe this time :-)

Babbui says:

Hopefully I won't have to line up tomorrow!

cajunlibra says:

I'd love to give my partner the iPhone 5.

TheZink says:

Good luck everyone and congrats Timberwolf!

sinanmb says:

Pick me please. Thanks!

bkorver says:

I have used Android for over 3 years and want to jump on the iPhone train but am short on cash at the moment. MAKE ME A BELIEVER!!!!

sbalchand says:

entering my name for a second chance!

railstop says:

Congrats Timberwolf. Second chance for me!! :)

madcat21 says:

Thanks for giving us another chance to win. :).

wnukolo says:

Let's try one more time :)

sibebabe says:

Yeah! Another chance! I need all the chances I can get!

FrankGT says:

You guys are awesome for having these contests. Hopefully I'm lucky!

1caz says:

Well one more try.....this is for real!!! don't forget to send me an e-mail with the news of me winning the second one!!

Moe2005 says:

It would be nice to actually win something for a change. (Coming from someone who has never won one of these contests.)

ProfessorTripp says:

Second chances are always sweet.


scottlippy says:

Wow lots of entries already. Good luck everyone and good luck to me.

breadmanjp says:

As Frank Zappa once sang, "Pick me, I'm Clean !"...

AndroidX says:

Gimme that tall drink of water!

opph20#IM says:

I need one pls!! I not eligible for n upgrade til next year!

mlq5004#IM says:

Another chance to win!! YES!! You guys are awesome!! Pick Me! Pick Me! PLEASE!!!

jukie says:

I wouldn't mind winning an iPhone 5.

iMattD says:

Okay il let you away with that one. Well done timberwolf. Although take a pity on a guy who won't get an upgrade til 2014.

chelsearh says:

second chances rock! would love to win!!!

Exnilo777 says:

I would love to have one!

haveacoke says:

please oh please.. gotta love me some iPhone 5 :)

haxrnick says:

Maybe round 2 will be luckier for me.

iPhone_Therefore_iAm says:

Thank you again for the opportunity.

jkischin says:

Timberwolf is lucky. I want to be that lucky. Here we go! iPhone 5 time!

taratatan says:

Pick me! I need a change in my life!

sims88 says:

2nd chance! Hey Timberwolf, sprinkle some of that luck on me.

tpags says:

Coming from Android and cant wait to get in the Apple ecosystem. I would love to get rid of my SG3 cause the "NEXT BEST THING" is coming tomorrow. And its not plastic!!

Ausis74 says:

2nd time lucky?? congrats timberwolf and goodluck to everyone

fribbit13 says:

another chance, here we go! thanks again imore

Nicky1983 says:

Lets see if I can win this

thebrownswin says:

Here's hoping the second chance is my lucky chance!

kona314 says:

I'd like one!

I was thinking about how much I wanted one and suddenly this appears like magic...

johnnycefet says:

Thanks for the second chance!

Chennylou#IM says:

Hello, I hope I win. 2nd time is a charm. 1st is the worst, 2nd is the best :-) 3rd is the one with the hairy chest!

idlin says:

Me :(
I want to donate it to charity *bats eyelashes*

rockosauras says:

This would be like so totally awesome. Like I'm so super excited.

yurasis says:

Step aside kids, this one's mine!

jobosumm says:

Congrats Timberwolf!!! .... And fingers crossed im next ;)

025899 says:

Congrats Timberwolf. Now pick me!!

OddlyNormalOne says:

Alrighty, crossing my fingers for chance number 2 to get a brand new thing from high atop the thing...

alanplur says:

Congrats to Timberwolf... I hope I'll get the 2nd one.

reservoirdawg says:

Congrats to the winner timberwolf,,,,,,Can i get a win

rustymini says:

I want one. I'll invite you to Thanksgiving dinner!!!! yum yum pick me. :)

edotch says:

didn't win the first OOhhh! let me be the next one, it will taste as good as the first.

Jaffa374 says:

Shall i be the lucky number 2?

danymich says:

Tipb now iMore...the number 1 ;)

Chronos74 says:

Second chance contest? Count me in! :)

jmatthews112 says:

Great iPhone 5/iOS 6 coverage guys - keep it up!

michaelbcruz says:

I would LOVE to be the 2nd winner!!!!!!

cruzmisle22 says:

PLEASE, PLEASE pick me!!!!

bustaflexx says:

This time I feel it! :$
Quoiqu'il en soit, thx iMore, ur articles are already prizes!

ItsDeath says:

Hey I would love to win I'm new to imore and to iPhone

imtravis says:

Mmmm.. second chance... (Look into my eyes... piiicck meeeeeee)...

iStephanJones says:

It's the only way I can get a new iPhone and I'm a die-hard fan!

Prometheus1000 says:

Second chances are always good, why not pick me!!

gerrgh says:

Please I would love one for Mexico!!!

M3ggaman says:

Aww sugar snaps! Did that read M3gga? i don't have my eye glasses on. Anyways, lets try for a round two knock out!

InTheRed says:

Congrats! Here's to hoping I win the 2nd phone!

tclouder says:

I would love to surprise my daughter with the new iPhone 5!

mrunited says:

Oh! I was very close to win. No problem. Here is another chance.

wasim786 says:

The world has become a global village...I am from one of remote places of India called Kashmir
By the way ios 6 has quite a good features but has some small bugs also
e.g The contacts which have been synced from facebook can't be deleted.

onlineboypr says:

Can't wait for the best iPhone!!!

asifjassani says:

i want one !! plz pick me!!! :)

Pete Sake says:

Just give everybody one!!!!

abel1020 says:

Second times the charm!!

Brandon M. says:

Congrats, Timberwolf! Maybe I can win this time! If not, my iPhone 4 is still kickin'.

colemandash says:

Keeping my fingers crossed....

JustinSmith81 says:

Pick Me! I NEED the iPhone 5. My Blackberry is ready to be retired.

szstudios says:

Winner winner, chicken dinner!

mr_chen says:

That will be the best way to get an iPhone 5!

Juleehen says:

2nd chance FTW !
Thx guys and congrats to the winner !

jfizzxb says:

I think I should be the 2nd lucky winner!!

Anoorat says:

Congratulation Timberwolf. I hope I'll get iPhone 5 for the 2nd chance. God blessed me.

JonathanGrenier says:

You guys are generous. I'll put my name in the hat.

Alexis Fernandez says:

I'd love to win this its not going to be available in my country for at least a month from tomorrow, love what you've been doing with this website

baddude says:

It's me this time. Gotta be lol

jjfilm says:

Thanks for the 2nd opportunity, I'd love to be able to finally upgrade my iphone from a 3g to a 5.

bd1212 says:

Sweet! iMore rocks! :)

JPW528 says:

second time is a charm......hoping anyway

nelly002 says:


evowannabe says:

Thanks again for the chance

rosie0730 says:

Congrats to the winner!!! :) Hope I'm next.. lol

rchartier says:

Pick me, second time is a charm!

orangewire says:

Ok, im ready to be picked this time!!!

twild says:

I got it this time! Right?

gtimk6 says:

me from the down under.

Dahlen says:

My offer still stands to take that 5 off your hands. I'm even willing to wear my Imore t-shirt everyday in appreciation.

ryrycalguy says:

A haiku:

Still on 3GS
Too poor to buy the new one
Please pick me, iMore!


fishfarm20 says:

Better luck, next time... For me? Hahaha

pink2 says:

Hoping to be picked. I have found iMore to be a great site for all kind of help and information so having these contests is just a bonus!!

npyle says:

giving it another whirl, pick me :)

Jbbarrette says:

Wow, awesome deal..heres hoping!

bbcoolvan says:

Thanks for giving us a second chance! :)

greentj says:

Here's goes attempt 2! Hope it works.

SABowman9 says:

I'm due to give birth in the next couple of days. I can't really afford one right now, let alone stand in line.

matq80 says:

Hello everybody from buenos aires, impatiently waiting till November 22 when I go to the us and get the unlocked iPhone 5

fspilot1971 says:

I'm like Charlie Brown, I never win anything. Good Grief. :(

justincirello says:

Second times a charm hopefully :)

HoosierFan3 says:

Would love to have the iPhone 5! Pick Me!

Xytal says:

Congrats to Timberwolf and here is my next chance to try and win! =D

garrett96 says:

Pretty please with a cherry on top pick me :) I've been a faithful reader of imore/theiphoneblog for a really long time :D

andrew_g says:

Me. Me. Me. And if I win, there will be another contest for my iPhone 4S ;)

LLGolf01 says:

iPhone 5! I would love one, I love the site.

deasman says:

Great of you guys to give away a second iphone. keep up the great work.

1element441 says:

Oh please pick me. I can't afford a new phone. My dad has a rate kidney disease and my son has retinal blastoma(cancer of the eye). I work 12-14 hour days 7 days a week so I can pay for everything. I broke my phone and of course I was trying to save one and I didn't get the insurance so I have no phone and I can't afford a new one. Good luck to the winner.

shellyqt says:

SO NICE !!! Giving away a 2nd phone - wow.

Brucejay says:

One more time... I could use one.

nate8it says:

you cant win if you dont play!

dimicioly says:

Congrats! Got to love how giving iMore is especially with its readers! Thank you!

ARM2k5#IM says:

Congratulations @Timberwolf! I hope I win it this time!!! I've never won anything before! It would be amazing!

mab4285 says:

Would love to be the 2nd winner!

muddyjch says:

I would love a free iPhone

ericsmcdonald says:

Omg yes I want to win please!!!!!

bubba3595 says:

It would be cool to win, because I KNOW I am cooler than "timberwolf"

chrisw329 says:

Well second times a charm! Right?

Sergio9955 says:

Appreciate all the information you guys give. I'd be lost at times.

Sanper01 says:

First place for Timeberwolf and the second winner itssssssssss! Yo Mero(me)

Teiba_7 says:

Free iPhone...yes plz!

Durae says:

Really want the new IPHONE

Smh5108 says:

Pick me please. Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

pauley79 says:

I really, really would like this iPhone... just go ahead and count me as the winner, now!

Christ0f says:

Please choose me. Thanks, iMore!

sandman369 says:

Need the new iPhone. My 3GS is on its last leg.

Zombified1 says:

Pick me and I can get my wife the phone she wants. Cuz then she can put the girly case on it and tape a review on it!

iJohan says:

i want an iphone 5! please let me win!!!

wd333 says:

Hi! Let's try this again...

hcjwu711 says:

Second chance is a charm

bobalooski says:

Wife still won't budge so this is my chance...PLEEEEEEEASE!

codyhobelman says:

This would certainly beat waiting in line.

Trickyd80 says:

Gonna try 1 more time, hopefully I win.

AgentRaj says:

2nd chances are great...I've not new to iPhone but a free phone is a free phone...lets make it 32gb Black....thx guys...

Mrboneal says:

Congrats Timberwolf! My turn now :)

JustMe'D says:

I would definitely like to win. Thank you.

blyths says:

I don't mind being in second place in this case!

Camski63 says:

I'd like an iPhone 5 please =)

mouzon21 says:

All who comment are worthy of winning the iphone 5 from imore. Thats to be sure. I'd be grateful if I were the lucky forum member to win the 2nd phone. But to whomever i slucky enough to win it, I say congratulations to you in advance.

Mikeypizzle says:

I'm looking to switch from my Galaxy Nexus to the iPhone 5...I can't really think of an easier way than just by winning.

ton_em says:

If at first you don't succeed, try, try.....again. Good Luck.

ElwinAdam says:

pleaseeeee pick me! Iphone 5 is dank

billybaldin says:

Please release me of this hell that is the SG3

2k3sgm says:

and one for the second chance....

sataml says:

Please pick me for a free Iphone 5

CPFB says:

A new iPhone would be nice.

Kyle Voigtman says:

I love your blog and would please love a new iPhone 5. Please pick me!

jahmadi81 says:

Congrats Timberwolf. Hopefully I get to win next. I'm crossing my fingers.. come to me Iphone 5... lol :)

tsheley says:

I would love one please!

MickBiel says:

Group iMore and are great sources of information about All things Apple.

/Mike Biel

atmaci says:

hi imore , give me one more :-) chance to win

tonysandyh123 says:

Life is like a box of chocolates, but please pick me!

jugarte77 says:

Sorry guys, this one is mine!

cstephens18 says:

iMore is the best! It's always the first iPhone related website I check in the morning. Anyway, I hope I win!


fvaldez03 says:

Congrats timberwolf, but I think is my turn to win something.
Pick me please.

lryanez says:

hope this is my chance now!!

nickpthemft says:

Yes please! Totally ready for the new iPhone!

Jays1fan says:

Thank you for the second chance !!!! , PLEASE PICK ME :)

ptinlv says:

Hook a Brother Up!

So Say We All!

QChard says:

It sure would be nice to win.

mndude#IM says:

I'll take it. Thanks!!!!

erinmuffoletto says:

I would e forever grateful to iMore if I won!!! And I really need a new iPhone! If I could post a pic of my old iPhone you would agree!
Please Please PLEASE!!! ;o)

Thank you for your consideration!

nasned says:


iGuy23 says:

I am a long time fanboy and I would love a new iPhone 5, especially because I am a very broke grad student. Thanks for the chance.

eezee78 says:

OMG!! Please pick me!!

douglatrini says:

congrats to timberwolf on his new iphone 5. hope to join him in the celebrations :)

dj4uofa says:

Yo quiero un iPhone 5 please

RealNeal says:

Pick me, and I will name my next child 'iMore'! :D

P.S. Congrats Timberwolf!!

phileyoung says:

Thanks for doing these giveaways!!!