Win an iPad 2 and 5 copies of Parallels

Today we’re bringing you another great giveaway, this time by our friends at Parallels, which provide the best tools for running multiple operating systems – including Windows 8 Developer Preview – side-by-side on your Mac or PC.

Starting today and for the rest of this week, each day they”ll be giving away a copy of their brand new Parallels Workstation 6 or the popular Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac, plus a copy of the Parallels Mobile app!

Friday’s winner takes the jackpot, with not only his choice of software, but also with the ultimate prize of the hottest gadget, a brand new iPad 2!!

Read on for more details about the how to participate and win these awesome prizes!

Here’s a bit more information about the prizes:

Parallels Workstation 6

Benefits for Windows/ Linux PC Web Developers
A new version of its PC virtualization software that lets users run multiple operating systems at the same time on a single Windows or Linux PC. This software to provide PC users with the power and flexibility to seamlessly work across virtual machines (VMs) running multiple guest operating systems (OSs) and the host operating system, making it ideal for a number of user scenarios including testing Windows 8 environments. Parallels Workstation 6 is the only PC virtualization solution that empowers users to remotely access and run all of their VMs from anywhere, thanks to the Parallels Mobile app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. With certification across more than 25 major Linux distributions and Windows editions, Parallels Workstation 6 lets users automate routine tasks and focus on the project at hand, not the virtualization software. More info


Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Benefits for Mac Web Developers
The fastest, most intuitive and immersive version yet of the No. 1 selling software for running Windows and Mac applications side-by-side on a Mac without rebooting. More than 90 new and enhanced features in Parallels Desktop 7 include Mac OS X Lion integration, performance boosts and a powerful new Parallels Mobile app and My Parallels services platform for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices. Parallels Desktop 7 is packed with features most desired by users, extending its lead as the best solution for businesses, developers and consumers worldwide. With the ability to support corporate policy compliance, simplification of mass deployments and streamlining of the business user experience, Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition is the world’s best-selling, top-rated, most-trusted solution for running Windows applications on the Mac. With the Enterprise Edition, IT departments can support the Macs that business units want, while maintaining compliance to company standards. More info

“Today’s IT professionals, designers and developers need to be able to work on-the-fly and automate routine tasks in order to simplify workflow and improve productivity , whether they use a PC or a Mac. Parallels Workstation 6 and the No. 1 selling Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac respectively transform their PCs and Macs into one-stop labs, allowing IT professionals to work in and move between multiple environments – from Windows 8 to Ubuntu – when developing and testing software, and to access and control their virtual machines and programs from anywhere via an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch with Parallels Mobile.” – Kim Johnston, VP Marketing, Parallels

Apple iPad 2

Two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording. The dual-core A5 chip. 10-hour battery life.1 Over 200 new software features in iOS 5. And iCloud. All in a remarkably thin, light design. Winner gets the option to choose between black or white models. The iPad2 is the Wi-Fi model with 16GB, retails for $499.99. Free shipping included. The iPad 2 prize is open to US residents only. More info


  • iPad 2 prize only available to US residents only
  • A maximum of 2 entries/comments per person
  • Contest void where prohibited.

How to participate:

  • Enter a comment below.
  • You can get a bonus entry by tweeting about this contest and leaving a second comment with a link to that tweet. You can get the url of your tweet by clicking on the date/time stamp of your tweet.

Contest will run from November 14th through November 18th, 2011. Results will be announced at the end of each day, after 6PM PST. This page will be updated with the winner’s name and we will also notify the winner via email each day. Results will also be tweeted out via @designerdepot Friday’s pick will also get the grand prize of iPad2!

Good luck to everyone and thanks to Parallels for bringing these awesome prizes to the WDD audience!


Monday’s winner: Sharon Sislock #360
Tuesday’s winner: Joseph Werle #812
Wednesday’s winner: Ram Shayan #69
Thursday’s winner: Dustin Dikes #359
Friday’s Grand Prize Winner: Joe T. #1083

  • Wilbert van Norden

    That was easy.

  • Anonymous

    That was easy. :D

  • Christian Holmok

    Let me win this! ;)

  • Sebastian Leitz

    Cool contest. Why is the iPad for US citizens only?

    • James Shaltes

      Probably because of governing laws.  There are too many laws that dictate how businesses must offer a contest.

  • Konstantin Demblin

    Would love to win your prices! ;)

  • Andrew Steele

    I thought I was gonna be first. I was wrong.

  • Rogier Weenen

    I. Need. Parallels. Desktop. 7. for. Mac… 

  • Jorge del Casar

    I want Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac!

  • New Kind

    Can I Haz WIN ?

  • Aaron Spijkers

    My entry! :)

  •ńska/100001358497161 Monika Wysoczańska

    It would be nice to win Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac :)

  • Jorge del Casar

    I want Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac!

  • Thomas Ticknor

    Great giveaway!

  • Luis Ibáñez

    I want Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac!

  • Kinda Atieh

    I want to win the ipad!

  • Omar Qadan

    nice i want parallels

  • Anonymous

    Give iPad to me! :)

  • George Spiliopoulos

    OK>  Good luck

  • Yuming Cheung

    I want a copy of Parallel 7 Mac o_o/

  • Milos Milikic

    iPad2 would be nice :)

  • Play fetch

    Parallels FTW

  • Julie Khan

    Please let me win. Thanks

  • Vincent Dekker

    Give this those prices people! :P

  • Gijs / Nieuwegiessen

    Since I’m from the Netherlands, I guess a free copy of Parallels would rule!!! :)

  • Richard SupremeoftheArts Hasti


  • Jasper Rijkeboer 

    Winning Parallels Desktop would be sweet. Shame the iPad 2 is US only, other giveaways offer on the condition that the winner has to take care of shipping and customs. Oh well. Still a cool giveaway

  • Tomáš Bobek

    Thats IT! :)

  • Agris Alksnis

    He, i would be nice to surf thrue webdesignerdepot with iPad2 ;)

  • DJ Youso


  • Marcin Kowalski

    I’d like to win one of the prizes … 

  • Da

    How sensible! All three platforms!

  • Justin Freitag

    great prize!

  • Naoise

    Mine mine mine mine

  • Anonymous

    Very nice! :)

  • Ram Shayan

    really a great chance..

  • Sérgio Carvalho

    Very easy to participate. I want to win :D

  • Ahmad Syukaery

    Would love to have a copy of Parallel 7!

  • Ünsal Korkmaz

    I cant believe how you guys can give gifts like this :O

  • Juan Carlos Jiménez

    Parallels Desktop 7 for free? Oh, man, that would be great :)

  • Rishi Luchun

    Let’s hope I win this!

  • DjRedStorm

    like +1 ;)

  • Anonymous

    Well, thank you for the opportunity.

  • Dariusz Darrarski

    Wow, that’s cool.

  • Stephen Oravec

    I never win !!

  • Robyn Smailliw

    Ooo.  An iPad2 to surf Web Designer Depot!?

  • Anonymous

    Would love to have this on my teaching workstation.

  • Manish Paul Simon

    Why does the prizes always go to the peeps in USA……….Why not rest of the world??? So freakin annoying peeps :(

  • Paul Nevin

    G’luck to all ;)

  • Al Mac

    I don’t need no ipad, give me the Parallels! 

  • Eric

    Would be nice.

  • Stephen Johnson

    Time to win!

  • Puneet Gupta

    I want Parallels for Windows

  • Ramon Tomas

    The iPad will be mine!

  • peter steven

    Me please!!! : )

  • pinxai zin

    Would be nice :)

  • Ahmed El.Hussaini

    Here we go again :)

  • Paulo Ricardo Germano


  • Anonymous

    Wish I can win!!

  • Alex Sadler

    Hi there,

    Would very much appreciate this, need something to take notes on when with clients.

  • Peter Rattew

    Would be hilarious if i won a US only ipad! 

  • Andrew Sauder

    I want, I want. I need, I need!


    great website

  • Anonymous

    I want it, please

  • Anonymous

    who knows, I might win this time! :)

  • Adam Butler

    Then there will be cake?

  • Chris Edge-Alexander

    Would love to win the iPad 2, but I’m not a US Citizen. Will have to settle for a copy of Parallels instead.

  • Sean Ryan

    Yes please!

  • ariff

    I want the parallels!!! and the ipad 2 would be great too

  • Johann Kerr

    Definitely want to get that ipad

  • Anonymous

    Looking forward to a win :-P

  • Rafal Krassowski

    Excellent so when do I pick up the iPad

  • Anthony Schultz

    Wow, great contest.. easy-peasy!

  • John Rivs

    :OOOO ipad2!!!!!!!!

  •égoire-Gaudreault/542130530 Grégoire Gaudreault

    Good luck everyone!

    Good Job for this awesome website.

  • Design Theory

    Gosh I really really want an iPad for work.  

  • Kazik Jarmolovski

    Count me in! :)

  • Alexandre Dumas de R

    Parallels Desktop 7 would be great

  • jaraber

    i’d love to have one of those bad boys.  love me some iPad madness.

  • Sevenpixels

    Very nice, I love Parallels for Mac. Thanks for the contest.

  • Sebastián Fuentes

    looks nice :D

  • Alexander Drobyshev


  • Steve Burrows

    Parallels rocks! Would love to get my hands on the Mobile version

  • Alexander Berlin

    Let me join forces. Long live the Pad!

  • Anonymous

    game on

  • Ivonne Lopez

    Super awesome giveaway yet again! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Oliver York

    I really like these competitions where all you have to do is leave a comment. Very easy!

  • Gabriel Casalett

    This is great!

  • John Gulich

    Great software!  Parallels Workstation 6 & Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac are comparable to heaven for us tech-geeks that like to run alot of programs & apps. The ipad2 is the most covetted hardware available, so this giveaway is a techie’s dream!  :) Thank you Web Designer Depot, and Parallels for hosting such a generous giveaway!  I Follow both @DesignerDepot and @ParallelsMac on Twitter  (Following @jsg1818)

  • Shannon Mølhave

    Sign me up! :)

  • Serg Chernata

    I’ll participate!

  • Joe Mayberry

    Hoping to win!

  • Kevin Hanselman

    I’d love an iPad, and Parallels for my Mac would be great!

  • Fábio Dall’Oglio da Cunha

    I want those!

  • Matt Christensen

    Pick me, I’ll be your best friend.

  • Sonali Agrawal

    Oh wow…I so want to win this! You Rock!

  • Anonymous

    Hope I win!

  • Alan Horne

    I need an iPad so gimme gimme gimme. :P

  • Timothy J. Reynolds

    hope i win.. thanks!

  • 40 Horse Design

    We would love to win an iPad2 and Parallels for Mac!

  • Jared Walters

    There’s a few things I’d like to say about this…

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  • Limo

    It’s a nice and wonderful blog!

  • BostonDave

    Easy as well – the parallels mobile offer looks interesting. 

  • Hebert Tamayoci

    It’s mine!

  • Roy W. Black

    Parrallels rocks

  • Anonymous

    Here we go

  • JR

    Cool beans

  • Daniel Faria


  • Joel Kirchartz


  • Aaron Steinberg

    My other iPad is lonely and in need of a friend. 

  • Brenda Smith

    While I definitely would love the iPad, I actually really need Parallels for Mac. *Crosses fingers for both* Yeah I’m greedy :)

  • Thales Bandeira

    It was easy.Let me win this! ;) [2]

  • Amanda Barrington

    Winning is good :)

  • Mike Bevil

    oooh, ooooh….I want in!

  • Prasad Chavan

    Am in for the contest :P

  • Anonymous

    Keep up the good work supporting web designers/developers!

  • Pontus Ekman

    Oh, Parallels!

  • Anonymous

    I want!

  • Josh Sorenson

    That was easier then waking up this morning

  • Rick Bjarnason

    Love the contest! Thanks for running it

  • Colleen Cole

    Terrific contest! Thanks!

  • Chris Seymour

    Great contest! Thanks

  • Andrea Westmoreland Farina

    Great giveaway; would love to win this! 

  • rebyn

    Yay. Let me in :-).

  • OurBigDumbMouth

    iPad 2 @designerdepot ? I’m in.

  • Rob Langdon

    Easy peasy

  • Anonymous

    me me me! 

  • gurprit sahota

    WANT! i’ll be good!

  • Alejandro Ochoa


  • Ian Cunningham

    Sounds good.  Thanks

  • Angela Butler

    Parallels sounds great for windows development!

  • Jim Williams

    Man, I’ve been wanting an iPad for so long!  Fingers crossed :-D

  • goanimal


  • Angel Sanchez Caceres

    ohh an ipaaad 2 my dreaaam!!

  • Sarah Brenner

    I would love an ipad2!!!

  • Jessica Reaves

    You make it worth it!

  • Keith Belton

    Yo – ipad!

  • Lovecookie

    The answer to 1984 is 1776

  • Chris Bradley

    Nice, I hope I win!

  • CreativeWay

    Awesome contest! Good luck to everyone.

  • Nathan Boehnen

    Parallels eh? An ipad would me nice too! 

  • Matt Harper

    Once again… outshines its self!!! :-) Most grateful fan!

  • Yolotli Tonatiuh

    Thank you for all the information you guys put up. Shared in Twitter!

  • Kent Behrends

    Great Promotion.

  • Mark Hess

    Cool on ya.

  • Jamie Gough

    Thanks for the great offer.

  • Russell Keppner

    I’d love to try out Parallels. I use VirtualBox right now, and I’m curious to see how things compare.

  • Dave

    i need one! can i have one ? :D

  • Hector Lee

    Woo hoo!!! Beautiful!

  • Christopher Lee

    Another great give away offer.

  • Reed La Botz

    Comments are easy

  • Parminder

    Thanks WDD for bringing this :)

  • Adriano Maesano

    Great initiative !

  • Anonymous

    Here’s the winning comment!

  • Rob Horton

    I would love to win this iPad :)

  • Łukasz Pezda
  • Anonymous

    Would love to win it :)

  • Dustin Dikes

    I would love to win this :)

  • Sharon Sislock Wall

    Parallels! If you HAVE to use Windows it’s nice to do it on a Mac!!

  • Zhen

    Hope to win the iPad 2 :)

  • Anonymous

    Would love to win either!

  • Alex

    Does parallels workstation run mac osx as well on pc?

  • Jose Anzueto

    i want the ipad so i can shoot pictures thetherd and showed them on the ipad

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Parallels and Web Designer Depot!

  • The JBS

    I’ll leave a comment, yes indeed.
    I’ll leave it here for all to see.And then I’ll try to pass the time
    With songs and hugs and nursery rhymes.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Parallels and Web Designer Depot!

  • Susan Gottwald

    The prices are hot.

  • bryant16

    Mmmm… piePad. I could use it.

  • Kira Volvovsky


  • Ariel Mariani

    Excelent, good luck to everyone!

  • Jake Bantz

    If I can get a faster machine, Parallels is on the docket. Would save me time of having to remote into my PC at home.

  • Milton Mattos

    I loved!

  • Brian Bates

    Would love a copy of Parallels and an iPad. Sweet contest!

  • Brian Staulcup

    Thanks for the contest!

  • Tyler Visar Shaqiri

    Oh, how lovely an iPad 2 would be! 

  • darin

    thanks for the chance :)

  • Justin Martin

    Please and Thank you.

  • Chris Robinson

    iPad 2 yes please!

  • Jozef Mišanek

    Parallels – great solution for virtualization ;D

  • Vijay Bandari

    wow thats very easy… :D

  • Daniel Bent

    Nice and Simple Entry :)

  • Jared Hardwick

    Excellent contest. Hope I win.

  • Todd Budnikas

    Hella-nice giveaway. Fingers crossed!

  • Derek Granger

    First comment

  • Susie Tracey

    Said a silent prayer… I would love to win.  :)

  • Anonymous

    I never win these things but here is my entry

  • Westbrooks

    Parallels and the iPad 2 are both awesome prizes. Thanks for the awesome contests.

  • Bas Mulders

    I’ll give it a try, too. :-)

  • Marcin Ochman

    I wants this.

  • Pat O’Hara

    I love lamp.

  • WeRockCreative

    So glad I found this site, and not just because of the contest! :D

  • Jamie Shaw

    Please! An iPad would totally help with my university work and keeping on top of it.
    Student life is hard for a gadgetophile.

  • Maxi Ferreira

    I need dis!

  • Jason Blancas

    Woo Hoo! 

  • Anonymous

    Wow, that sounds awesome.
    I might even try that Twitter thing too.

  • Tooth Fairy

    Thanks for this fantastic opportunity!

  • Rod Davis

    An iPad 2 would be an epic early Christmas present/prize. :o

  • Michael White

    Hey, I wouldn’t mind having a new iPad2 :)

  •  Wojtek

    Let’s give it a try. :)

  • James Tickle

    Great tools

  • Ryan Wheelock

    Pick me Pick me!!

  • MIchal Enders

    Fabulous offer!  Free I Pad2 and software! Yes!

  • Edward N Downard

    Simple and easy

  • Jennie Westerman

    A contest Haiku for your consideration:

    parallels for mac
    how badly do i need thee
    ipad too, yes please

  • Jennie Westerman

    A contest Haiku for your consideration:

    parallels for mac
    how badly do i need thee
    ipad too, yes please

  • MIchal Enders

    Twittered it too.

  • Kaj-Ivar van der Wijst

    Amazing to see how many people participate in such great opportunities! It also shows how many people follow this website, which is great, because the site itself is great, indeed!

  • Brandon Nielsen

    Awesome prize! Would go straight to my wife since she’s been wanting one, lol. Love Parallels too!

  • Dan Wimpari

    Parallels and iPad2 – awesome!

  • Diane Bassette

    Great prizes!! tweeted @saraminda I really want to win this :D

  •!/JustinDiMucci Justin DiMucci

    Wouldn’t mind getting my hands on an iPad.

  • mimimaru

    Nice promotion!

  • Richard Johnson

    A great giveaway, especially for independent designers!

  • josh parker

    count me in!

  • Karol Horowski

    I want Parallels for Mac ;)

  • insidious7

    I would like to go to there…..

  • Rachel Keslensky – Last Res0rt

    Thank you! This sounds awesome!

  • ami shmuel

    this is nice :-)

  • http://jimmydoes.IT Jimmy King


  • Karl

    Crossing fingers… thanks for the chance!

  • Arturo Civit


  • Blizzart

    Would be really happy to get a copy of Parallels Desktop 7

  • Matthew Dance

    I would love an iPad 2!!

  • Nick Hartman

    Yea easy.. but like i’d ever win..

  • bowlby4

    Cool contest

  • Eric Harrison

    Keeping my fingers crossed!

  • Nick Parsons

    Super, you guys sure have some awesome giveaways on WDD!!

  • Shannon Zarsang

    comment 1 =)

  • Christopher Wilfong

    Getting Parallels 7 will be nice to have, of course having the iPad 2 as well.

  • Anonymous

    I never win! I hope my luck changes this week!

  • Anonymous

    Sign me up!

  • thebeeobee

    I need an Ipad2 like whoa!

  • bowlby4
  • Brad Jones

    Pick me!

  • Anonymous

    Parallels Desktop 7 is best VM on Mac

  • J Reese

    I hope I win so I can put Parallels on the new Mac I’m getting for x-mas!

  • IceyShanks

    Wow couldn’t be easier!

  • Anonymous

    I would like to win :D

  • Tim Hulsbosch

    Hmm.. Hopefully I will win!

  • Anonymous

    Thank you. I’m in.

  • Vladimir A Molodnyakov

    that’s great. so can I use it to run OS X on my PC?

  • Mathew Gauvin

    I’ve really enjoyed WDD a great deal. I love reading the posts in Google Reader. Very informative and full of current information. Thanks!

  • Jim Walsh

    Winning this would be great, Good Luck to everyone…

  • עודד כלפה

    Hello From Israel & Thanks for Parallels products

  • Bryce Jacobson

    Sweet stuff!

  • Alicia R

    I’d love to win!

  • Logan Cooke

    “““`~~~~~~~~~~-. I never use that key, but I guess it works.

  • Jim Brownlow

    Parallels Rocks!

  • Tune

    I wish to enter this contest.

  • Matthew Shelley

    Worth a shot right :)

  • chad beninati

    I can do this.

  • Rachel Faulkner

    Would love to win.  thanks

  • Dee

    Wow, this is GREAT!

  • Dee

    Win an iPad 2 and 5 copies of Parallels

  • Elizabeth McCarthy

    It’s my birthday week so it would be nice to win an iPad. 

  • Sung Il Ahn

    oh wow.

  • Desi McKinnon

    amazing giveaway. of course i hope i’m the winner.

  • Marley Marl

    Let me try and see if i’m lucky

  • linda landes

    following on twitter @linda_landes:twitter

  • Douglas Karr

    Who doesn’t want an iPad 2?

  • Jason Murray

    I love this blog!

  • Celena A Metzger

    Great giveaway!! :-)

  • Radek Valenta

    hey, I’m in

  • Marcus Cagle

    Thanks for this opportunity! I could really use a copy of parallels! An iPad2 wouldnt hurt either!

  • Alexis Mejias


    good bye

  • Phil

    I’d love to be chosen!

  • Andy

    Me, too!

  • Nixot

    great  giveaway

  • Anonymous

    Thank you for the chance!
    nhanson1216 at yahoo dot com

  • Willie Sepulveda

    Awesome Contest!

  • Ben Goheen

    Thanks for the awesome contest! 

  • Skye Selbiger


  • john king

    Will do anything for IPAD

  • D. Lee Grooms

    Wow, cool!

  • David Powell

    Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac! iPad 2 would be amazing as well.

  • Learning

    iPad 2 prize only available to US residents only :(

  • Joe

    im wishing to win!

  • Jen K

    This would be great to win!

  • Stefanie G

    I would absolutely love to win an ipad 2 and copies of parallels!!! thanks so much for the chance!!!

  • Chavon Riggins Smith

    This would be such a gift to my family and I! (especially Mom) 
    Thanks for the chance! 

  • Hermis Tejeda

    Sweet prizes!!!

  • Rob Hestar(★♋)

    amazing contest!! you guys are the best!..I would love to use the ipad relaxing in bed and just messing around with it for hours seeing all the awesome stuff it can do :).

    tweeted as Hestar69 here’s my tweet!:!/Hestar69/status/136306214232530944

  • Billy Fox

    Thanks for having the contest and running an awesome blog!

  • Nicole Bouchard

    WOW Thanks for the chance <3<3<3

  • Barbara Z. Haven

    Really would like Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac. Pick me please.

  • Hype Team

    I landed here via twitter, so I’ll definitely tweet about it… effective marketing!

  • pnkjjsr

    Thans greate, win win win… just comment and win.. wohoooooooooo i wanna win… you wanna win… comment here :)

  • mohammad wasiullah

    Hi  first of all I want to say thanks for giveaway I Just listened about Now got the chance for get free I pad 2 now may be this I will be win Inshaallah  

  • Sal Sodano

    Very Easy

  • Denny Dzulkarnaen

    I would love to win that Parallels for Mac to counter that perpendicular Windows!

  • Cate Townsend

    As I said before very nice!

  • Andrew

    These are very nice and useful prizes!  Please enter me to win these.  Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    going to have a huge :D if i win!

  • Kinda Atieh

    that is my third comment, i did not know it was going to be posted twice, can it please be deleted?

  • Anne Kaluza

    I would like a copy for Mac please!!!! :) Or the iPad… whatever :-p

  • Hayden Evans

    I hope I win!

  • Guillaume Collet

    I’m in !

  • Peter Jackson

    I am enjoying this site more and more!

  • Anonymous

    I wish I get the iPad,

    best wishes for all

  • Daniel Kemp

    The day I’d like to forget is the day I dined with a bearded woman.

  • George Harvey

    Yes please, great prize

  • Maddin

    Cool giveaway! Parallels would be awesome :)

  • David Munn

    Pick me!

  • Vadim Ippolitov

    Workstation :)

  • Ross Butler

    Pick me!

  • AMYunus Com

    Wow. Crazy prize! Haha. Interesting! :D

  • Jayaprakash PV

    Great Job!! Well Done!!!

  • Francesco Manciocchi

    Love webdesigner depot!

  • Johann du Toit

    Ummm Thanks :D

  • Keith Belton

    Day 2 – Thanks for having this context.

  • Lingyan He

     that’s  a big surprise

  • Tim Leverett


  • Todd Evans

    Pick me! Pick me!

  • Adam Dempsey

    Great prizes, fingers crossed!

  • Eduardo Miranda

    I want it!!!

  • melissa

    Fingers Crossed!

  • Matthew M

    Man oh man, a freebie would be cool.

  • Aaron Hursman

    gimme*3…my company could use those copies of parallels right now

  • Anonymous

    WOOT! rock on.

  • SaDooQ ALdiraZi™

    I hope win :)

    thank you

  • Alex Toth

    Parallels for Mac would be sweet… count me in!

  • Anonymous

    I’d like to win

  • Andreas Leonidou

    :D count me in

  • Phil Ecker

    I’d really like to win!

  • Timothy J. Reynolds

    I’d love to win an iPad2!

  • haystackstudio

    I love your blog, especially since I am in a rural place without lots of access to tech info.

  • Joe Stelmach

    I would put these tools to very good use!

  • Chris Morata

    *fingers crossed*

  • Brad Wethington

    iPad on Friday… Birthday on Saturday… Winning

  • Andreas Kolar

    need! :)

  • Dimitri Leonidas

    Ready to win.

  • Agata Cieplik

    Wanna win :3

  • Daniel Kenning

    Also want Parallels too! ;)

  • ThéoBLT

    This is relevant to my interests.

  • Drew

    Hope I win :)

  • John Ruschmeyer

    Me, please…

  • Adam Hill

    Parallels FTW!

  • Scott Chaffin

    I would love to get the parallels 7 for mac.

  • Anonymous

    I want to win!

  • davidosomething

    This is my comment!

  • Bill Lefler


  • Melinda Koslik

    I’ve been subscribed to your newsletter for years. You’ve never stopped delivering great articles. Keep it up guys!

  • Sylvia Foster

    I’ve dreamed of having an iPad 2!

  • Sylvia Foster

    Free iPad2 . . . you can win. Check this out.   : )

  • Andrew Niekamp

    I’d love to win an iPad2 — what a merry Christmas that would indeed be!

  • Anonymous

    Another attempt by me to garner an illusive iPad.  Thanks for your content.  I follow it regularly.

  • Eduardo Pereira

    I really
    need to be convinced that Parallels is the best tool for the job.

  • Jennifer Han


  • Derek Brown

    Here’s to hoping to win!

  • Adam Zabinski

    I am not greedy. Parallels Desktop would do :)

  • mike marquardt

    Awesome contest

  • Bryce Escobar

    Let xmas come early 4 me.

  • Matthan Heiselt

    Cool Beans!!

  • Brian Kim

    This is my entry

  • Megan Rogowski

    This is a fantastic contest!!! Thanks

  • Megan Rogowski

    Great Contest! Thanks :)

  • Paul Jobson

    I’m feelin’ lucky.

  • Paul Jobson

    I’m feelin’ lucky today.

  • Rod Davis

    Day 2. Let’s do this.

  • Julian Rupp

    PD7 would be nice. Sadly I’m no US resident for the chance win the iPad too :(

  • Peter Martin

    all your ipad are belong to me.

  • Eric

    Do want!

  • Joonas Salovaara

    Done once.

  • Joonas Salovaara

    Done twise.

  • Eduardo Martinez

    Parallels is ok, but we all want an iPad 2 :-)

  • Sam Delaney

    College Student that can’t afford an ipad but would love to have one for use on campus!

  • Tommy Harbo

    I Like Parallels, it kicked VMWARE out og my Mac!!!

  • djohn300

    count me in please.

    john d

  •é-Trujillo/500078462 René Trujillo

    Sign me up.

  • Chris Bradley

    oooh I hope I win!!

  • Chantel Jenkins

    I would love to win the ipad 2. I also need the parallels workstation 6.

  • Joseph Werle

    Easy as pie :)

  • Opher Banarie

    I’d love to win an iPad 2!

  • Tuan Huynh

    Why the hell not

  • Kris Bertleff

    Already use Parallels on iMac. Good stuff. Glad i now have the iphone and ipad so I can iCloud everything together.

  • Jem Ison


  • Anonymous

    I highly recommend Parallels for any recent Mac convert.

  • Eduardo Martinez

    It belongs to me!

  • Bob Sawyer

    This is relevant to my interests.

  • Nguyen Kien Quoc

    i want to win!!!

  • Brian Lepak

    Entry #1 ::fingers crosses::

  • Kori Eaton

    Would love to win the Ipad2 for school! :)

  • Jack Keller

    I’d have to say, I like Parallels and switched to it last year after using VMWare Fusion for ages. Would love the iPad 2! Keep up the good work, the site is solid!

  • Steve Robillard

    Good luck all

  • Elena

    What a great contest! Thanks for hosting it. Fingers crossed.

  • Stefanie G

    id love to win the ipad 2!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • matthewatkins

    I’m ready to win this awesome prize folks! here’s crossing my fingers.

  • Anonymous

    I’m waiting for the upgrade path but would rather win a copy instead.

  • Anonymous

    I’m waiting for the upgrade path but would rather win a copy instead.

  • Derek Granger

    Parallels for Mac!

  • Bastian Ebeling

    What a fine deal – I like!!!

  • Kristin Bogle

    Wow – would love to win!  Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Krzysztof Śmiałowski

    I want Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac :-)

  • Joeri Romer

    pffff i DONT need your JUNK! buy my own CRAP! #owned

  • tolizban

    I want to win. :)

  • Maddin

    I’d love to win Parallels :D

  • Nyssa K

     Really?? Interesting!!

  • Chintan Parikh

    Gadget envy kicks in, iPad 2 <3
    Brb, tweeting :)

  • Keith Belton

    Day 3 – parallels – what advantage does it have over Virtual Box?

  • melissa

    Hope I win this!

  • Blake Clem

    Might as well give it a whirl!

  • alex de la fuente

    amaizing giveaway ipad2 + parallels

  • Christian San Jose


  • Outlook Studios

    Very neat contest currently running. 

  • Naceron Dzigner

    I’m in

  • The Jeff Cormier

    I want to win very much and I do.

  • Shane Howell

    Wooo Parallels for Mac!!

  • The Jeff Cormier

    I want to win very much and I do.

  • WordPress Advocate

    Hmmm,… nice articles and reward for reading them as well.

  • Andrew Griesemer

    Win an Apple iPad 2? Yes please…

  • Amy Ewald

    Awesome Contest! 

  • Ciril Mathew

    Can I get one PLEASE? :D

  • Brandon Jackson

    Always a helpful website…lots of great information. Really loved that blur article posted earlier via the twitter. Win an iPad 2 or Parallels from @designerdepot is a bonus!

  • Anonymous

    I need this! 

  • Amy Ewald

    Awesome Contest!  Win an iPad2 and 5 copies of Parallels!

  • Eric Taylor

    Here goes nothing ;)

  • Michael Whiteside

    Awesome early Christmas present for myself!

  • kusa_yxf

    Nice bundle~

  • MikeJonze

    I would gladly take that free iPad 2.

  • Virginia Nguyen

    Woohoo!! :}

  • chrisb

    Would love to win this! Great contest!

  • Kim

    Yay! iPad 2 FTW!

  • Aaron C.


  • Pseudo Nym


  • Michele Primavera

    I should be OK now :)

  • steve w

    Thanks for selecting me!

  • Neil T

    Wow, this is awesome….count me in!!!

  • Gordon Keenan

    Winning the Parallels Mobile app would be great!!

  • Tristan

    I’d like to win this, if only to get Parallels Mobile for FREE.

  • Anonymous

    Make me happy!

  • Eric Santoso

    Would be nice if I could win this :)

  • Kevin Cazabon

    If you must run Windows… Parallels is the way to do it. 

  • Joe

    I use Parallels religiously.  It’s the best.  To win would be the awesome.

  • Michael Clark

    for the win?

  • Nick Adkins

    I have to win one of these contents sooner or later

  • Geoffrey Lemaire

    I allready have Parallels Desktop for Mac 7 and trust me, it’s the better software in the virtualization. VMware Fusion has a long road before equal them !

  • Clint McKoy

    I want one!

  • Kristina Poehls

    Jackpot is right!

  • Braian Curiel

    Let me get that iPad 2!

  • Stefanie G

    id love to win an ipad and a copy of parallels!! thanks for the chance!!

  • James Shaltes

    I lost my iPad 2 =(
    I’d love to get a replacement!

  • Chris Adams

    Commenting here FTW.

  • Anonymous

    What a great contest!!!

  • Julian Rupp

    Entering for my second day…

  • Catherine Flippen

     Great prizes! Would love to win!

  • Meysam

    Hope to win an iPad 2 … to give it to my sister as a gift! :)

  • Karl Covington

    Good Luck!

  • Tomek Brek

    Let me win please!

  • Jinuo

    I want PD 7

  • Angel E. V.

    I really would like that iPad 2 for Christmas.

  • Lasse Gustafsson

    I keep my fingers crossed and hope that I win Parallel for MAC :))

  • Angel E. V.
  • Solomon Watts

    I dont remember of this supports HTML. Can i post HTML code for the “that was easy” button?

  • Mayuresh Deorukhkar

    Awesome product

  • Tech

    hope i win

  • Rod Davis

    Oh hai there.

  • Simon Ma

    Parallels Deskop 7 really rock. Just install PD7 with Fusion4 side by side and you will notice the VERY BIG difference …

  • Jimmy Lawrence


  • Walter Lin

    Let me win!!

  • Anonymous

    Here is my try!

  • Anonymous

    Where is today’s winner?

  • tolizban

    I want to win. :)

  • Radu Dragomir

    This is great!

  • MustardSeed Graphics

    iWant and iPad. iHope iWin!

  • Carlos Toro

    I want to wiiin !!

  • Carlos Toro

    Hey Wanna really win this !!!/torocarlos

  • Carlos

    There must be a trick somewhere because giving away an awesome and powerful software such as Parallels that easy is bordering on being a crime…for being too easy. And adding an iPad 2 just made the deal sweeter than the honey on my breakfast table. Please do count me in (even if this comment didn’t make any sense)! :D

  • Carlos

    By the way, I’ve also tweeted about this giveaway here—!/vladrys/status/137134542376013825. Good luck to us all! :D

  • Carlos

    By the way, I’ve also tweeted about this giveaway here—!/vladrys/status/137134542376013825. Good luck to us all! :D

  • Keith Belton

    Day 3 – one more til Ipad time.

  • Keith Belton

    Day 3 – one more til Ipad time.

  • Robert Baugh


  • Giovanni González

    Yo quiero!

  • Tess Perez

    Ooooh shiny!

  • Tess Perez

    Oooh shiny!

  • Peter Dedene

    Woohoow! Fingers crossed ;)

  • Jeremy LaSalle


  • Mau Sandoval

    What? Just leave a comment and get an awesome iPad 2 and fantastic Parallels? Awesome!

  • Mau Sandoval

    What? Just leave a comment and get an awesome iPad 2 and fantastic Parallels? Awesome!

  • Robert Deml

    That was easy.

  • Blake Acosta

    Would love to have a chance to win this especially since the holidays are right around the corner, it would be a great gift.

  • Blake Acosta

    Would love to have a chance to win this especially since the holidays are right around the corner, it would be a great gift.

  • Blake Acosta

    Would love to have a chance to win this especially since the holidays are right around the corner, it would be a great gift.

  • sleon

    Web Design can’t never get old :)

  • Francesco Panico

    Time to update to Parallels 7…good luck!

  • Anonymous

    Make me a winnah!!!

  • Eric Podlin

    Good luck to me!

  • Tim 2


  • Rich Heend

    Great contest!

  • Anonymous

    I have never used Parallels, Virtual Box has always worked well for me. I am interested to see how well Parallels works in the iOS mobile devices though.

  • Jeff Neal

    I would love an iPad2!

  • Richard Okimoto

    worth a shot!

  • Morgan Copeland

    Hmm…It doesn’t look like my comment posted. 
    But I could use parallels. I’m a mac and a lot of my co workers are pcs… @mcopeman23:twitter 

  • Bruce Valle

    Great to know about it

  • matt salik


  • Jeffrey Prater

    That was really easy. 

  • Sarah Olesen

    i WANT TO WIN!

  • Matthias

    Would be great to win one! ;)

  • T

    i want to win the iPad!!!! 

  • Karl Covington

    Thanks for the chance.

  • Lonnie Tapscott

    I don’t use Twitter… ;)

  • Jull Weber

    PLease me me me lol

  • Rob Collier

    I got a chance to setup one for a client and now I want one so bad.

  • Rebekah Venable Gibson

    These would be very useful!

  • Tsuimonster

    所有的好運!Good luck, everyone!

    (Honestly, I can get Parallels… or VMWare… I forgot… free from my college, but I want an iPad 2 just for the heck of it :P)

  • Fernando Vilasboas

    I wanna win this, for sure!

  • Garth Gibson

    Great offer – count me in if you can!

  • Lani Rowe

    is it gross that i’m almost more excited about the software than the ipad? yes. gross.

  • Jeremy Bechtold

    could really use the upgrade as well…

  • Rod Davis

    Day 3. Feelin’ lucky.

  • Andrew Joyce

    So all I have to do is comment? Too easy :D

  • Vinayak Pandey

    great yaar

  • Sueha Suleiman

    Hope I win! :)

  • Julian Rupp

    Day 3 for me too. Randomness, please be on my side one time :)

  • V. King

    Great giveaway! It would be awesome to win!

  • Mark Stinson

    Parallels is awesome, don’t know how I used to get by without it.

  • Humpcunian

    i will put all of everything to good use for great justice. <- 

  • William Lloyd

    i would very much like to win this particular contest. now off to read the rest of the site until the winners are announced! 

  • Kathrine Roid

    I never know what to say when there’s a “comment to enter” post.

  • Briseida Guzman Romero

    thts it??? XD

  • Lorina Flores

    Cool! I wanna win :)

  • Anonymous

    Getting Parallels for my brother for Christmas, winning him a free copy would be amazing!

    Good luck everyone!

  • Wen Jin

    Here for a copy of the Parallels! :)

  • Wen Jin
  • Anonymous

    Easy. :D

  • Anonymous

    Here I am

  • Anonymous

    Great contest!

  • João Paiva

    i would love something like that! iPad 2 for me!! eheh

  • Anonymous

    Nice giveaway!

  • joomla web development

    Awesome i wish i could win them

  • ryandigweed

    wahooo iPad2 FTW !

  • Tommy and Sonya Sampsel

    I am a winner.

  • Jonas Klev Selvikvåg

    Pretty easy contest ;)

  • Julian Rupp

    PD7 :)

  • Marisa Garza

    Lovin’ the updates on fresh software available! Thanks!

  • Keith Belton

    ipad day – thanks for the contest

  • Marisa Garza

    Hope for the best at winning this contest!

  • Meg Madera

    Would LOVE the new ipad2!!!

  • Erin Diggins

    Yay for parallels!

  • Samar Acharya

    Impressive giveaway. Would be so happy to win one.

  • Kjetil Haugland

    More like this!

  • Ray o Neill


  • tom studer


  • Frank Morales

    Let’s see what to write…. Well for one Webdesigner Depot is for sure the top site I come to for refreshers/entertainment. So winning anything from them would be the icing on my already delicious cake.

  • Anonymous

    Great giveaway, I’d really like to try Parallels. I’m used to Virtualbox and wonder about the adavantages, if any, of Parallels…

  • Todd Bullivant

    I could use both Parallels and an iPad!

  • Victor SalivarGarcia

    That was easy, give me my ipad now ;)

  • Shawn Hubbard

    My entry!

  • Ryan Hwang

    I’m feeling lucky…

  • Dan Fugate

    You guys always have such great content. Thanks for this contest!

  • Alexandru Siminitchi

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • David Truxall

    Sign me up.

  • Dave Weinberg

    thanks! hope i win

  • Jeff Ross

    Good luck to all!

  • Christie Spain

    Would love the opportunity to win we have no computer in the house, seems like we need one more than ever with my son having projects for school and I’m trying to go back to school to better our life.  What better way with such amazing tools, software and programs in our hands.  Thanks TGIF :)

  • Elle Phillips

    Very Cool! Please enter me!

  • Tim Chow


  • Jonathan Hu

    I hope this still count ! from Vancouver :) love your blog !

  • Juan Serrano

    Please, I want an iPad+  Parallels Mobile!

  • Cindy Batchelor

    I’m tweeting :) @ladyboarder9669 

  • Andrea W.

    Thank you for the opportunity!   This would be wonderful!

  • Daniel Bent

    I want!

  • Mel Wolverson

    Please Please Please…

  • KNH

    good luck!

  • Avi Leibovich

    one more chance……PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

  • Rod Davis

    Alright. Last day. Good luck everyone!

  • alan macdougall

    Thanks for having this contest

  • Hugo Dahl

    When I win, I will let everyone know from my shiny new iPad2 :)

  • tcg

    Win Parallels and an iPad2?  yes please!!! 

  • David Etheridge

    *crosses fingers*

  • Jules McNubbin

    awesome!! :-)

  • tcg

    Win Parallels and an iPad 2?  yes please!!!

  • Anonymous

    I hope I don’t get disqualified- entered as a “guest” and then figured out how to register first.  I would love to be entered into this contest

  • Ink Sketch

    Thanks for the opportunity! Good luck to me.

  • Cole


  • Magdalena Nunez

    This is awesome!!! :]

  • Living simply

    I am still running Parallels 5 and would love the new update and an ipad!!!  :)

  • Living simply
  • Ink Sketch
  • Magdalena Nunez

    Tweeted! here is the link:!/MagdalenaNunez7/status/137643909848375297

  • Dennis C

    Would like to win!

  • Vinh Tran

    Taking my chance

  • Felipe Figueiredo

    i want!

  • Juan Vasconez

    Would love to win!

  • Carlos


  • Anonymous

    Sounds great! 

  • Heather Strouse Zeh

    Count me in!

  • Heather Strouse Zeh
  • Charlesj

    Would love this!

  • Toeppner

    Guess I’m too late…


    I don’t think this is real.

  • missBouncy

    Cheers from Singapore! Awesome contest! :)

  • Duane Montague

    Nice. I would like this!

  • Jenn Posner ♐†♀♥☁♪☮✡

    My daughter wants an iPad for Christmas.. and the only way that will probably happen is if I win one.  I hope I win :-)

  • Douglas McMillan

    Sign me up!

  • David Morrison

    Wooo… Love an iPad Giveaway!

  • Tyler Kirkland

    Hope I win!

  • Tyler Kirkland

    and here’s my second entry!

    enter to win an ipad 2!…— Tyler Kirkland (@tylerkirkland) December 10, 2011

  • Tyler Kirkland

    I guess I was supposed to post this link, not the other.

  • Amazonipad2

    Did I win yet?

  • Brunochick90

    we you do this aqain anytime sOon

  • Anonymous

    I would truly love to win the Ipad 2!

  • Anonymous

    I want to win.