August iPhone Accessory Giveaway!


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THAT’S RIGHT! It’s time for another giveaway!

For those that do not know what this giveaway is about, this is what you need to know.

It is a new segment that will:

  • Last 24 hours
  • Only happen a couple of times a month (maybe less or maybe more)
  • Be extremely easy to win
  • Be posted at random (so no more 3AM internet lurking for our contests!)

What’s up for grabs today?

Today I have a 2-in-1 Retractable USB-to-Dock Connector cable for your iPhone or iPod from Orion Gadgets.

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The Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable eliminates the need to carry the Apple sync cable, as the 2-in-1 design both charges and syncs your iPhone/iPod. Since the cable is retractable, you are left with no messy wires hanging around. The cable is extremely light weight, compact, extends to 3 feet and is a great cord management tool. The cable can be used with the Apple USB charger, any computer USB port or any other USB charger.


The 2-in-1 retractable cable is available on the Orion Gadgets online store for $14.00, but today you can get it for FREE!

How to Win

To win, simply comment below on the following:

Where will you use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable?


Winners are chosen at random; Contest ends August 21, 2009 at 7:00AM PST.

Contest Rules:

1.) Make sure to include your email in the comment entry form or I cannot contact you!

2.) You may enter even if you have won something before. You can win again and again and again! There is no limit on the amount of times that you can win!

3.) One Contest Entry Per Person. Do NOT attempt to post multiple contest entries under different emails and/or user names during the same contest.

4.) Winner(s) must claim prize(s) within 24 hours of me sending the confirmation email. Failure to do so results in expulsion from the contest.



  • GamingSV

    I will use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable at home so that i can strangle him and charge my iphone at the sametime! Not very nice but i do want to strangle my brother sometimes.

  • Harry86

    OHhh, I would most deff use this at work. As of now I take my regular cord to work….and I have looped the cable around its self to make it shorter and more accessible to take around with me. This cable would make life a little easier.

  • Bojamijams

    I would use this thing in my car, so that I can charge my iphone on long trips but not have extra few feet of wire that usually get caught on something else in the car due to all that extra length. With this, I could keep it just the length I need, straight down from the iphone to charger.

  • Brian

    I would use this cable at work to keep my desk nice and tidy.

  • Josh

    This would be perfect to use when travelling.

  • rxin

    I will use it mostly for travel. Very handy especially on flights.

  • dynomity

    It'd be nice to win this since it would eliminate some clutter in my back pack. I carry a full pack with me to work everyday filled with gym stuff, snacks, lunch and a portable drive, USB sticks and iphone accessories. This cable would take up less room and be easier to store. I've had a similar one for ethernet in the past and found it really handy. I know this one would be very useful at work, in the car and when visiting friends!

  • unlogik

    Where will you use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable?

    I'll use it everywhere I was using my apple usb cableÒ€” until it split and stopped working πŸ™

  • bringer666

    Retractable Cable will end up in my laptop bag for use when traveling.

  • genepackwood

    I shall use it in my comfy chair in the corner where the sun warms my feet.
    I shall use it in the hall.
    I could use it for my iPhone even when I'm at the mall.

  • livininvic

    I'll use it everywhere. Indiana Jones style…

    My iPhone will become a deadly weapon.

  • lisa29

    I would use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable mostly at home. However, I do travel every second weekend and so it would also be useful to take with me… no more cable mess!

  • slvnkn

    I would be using this in my car along w/ my USB car charger.

  • TimC

    I would probably travel with this thing since it's nice and compact. Otherwise, it will stay at work since I use my iPhone so heavily. Cheers.

  • Arcsvibe

    I would use this cool gadget at work. Using my work G4 laptop and my iPhone I would be the envy of the office πŸ™‚

  • For travelling! Much easier and cleaner solution than coiling up the Apple cord. Nice!

  • This thing is pretty handy looking. If I had this I could throw away my stock connector that came with the phone and then cracked a year later. Then my wife wouldn't yell at me anymore for stealing hers. Although with that snazz looking thing It'll prob. end up being me yelling at her for taking mine lol. I could also get into the fact that tomorrow is my birthday so to get a sweet hook up (that actually is a sweet “hook up” lol) would be….sweet XD

  • Caillou

    I will use it everywhere ! Especially when my iPhone will be out of reach… click – retract cable – iphone moves in. Neat (if the spring is strong enough)! πŸ˜‰

  • Stef

    That nice cable would allow me to finally be able to plug my iPhone at work to have enough power all day long to use my Skype account (since Skype is my phone for work right now) all while listening to my favorite music while working!

  • dennyc

    I'll use it in my car. Currently use the original cable but since I'm too lazy to unplug it when I'm not using it, it just hangs out there – being bright white doesn't help it blend into the black interior!

  • In class, in bus, at the airport, in the washroom.. anywhere n everywhere πŸ˜€

  • wilme

    I'd use this at work. It's easy to carry around, so I can bring it along with me.

  • belami

    This giveaway is perfect!! I've been looking to buy an extra cable for my iPhone for some time now. And the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 cable is RETRACTABLE. This just sweetens the deal.

    I would use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable in my car (hooked up to my USB car charger) and keep it with me in my bag while I'm at school so that I can always charge my iPhone while sitting at a computer!!

    And with the money I save if I win the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable free from this contest, I'm going to dine out at Swiss Chalet!! I love Rotisserie chicken (Canadian Style, eh!!)

  • Singx2

    I would use it in the car with a car adaptor, nothing worst then keeping a cable in the car (especially a white one)….mine is like brown now from ppl stepping on it…

  • William

    With the Orion cable, I can leave one at home…and it's lot cheaper than getting the Apple cable !!!

  • rorypiper

    I like contests!

    I could definitely use this! With my job, I'm on the road all day. If I want to do some blog writing, and need some screem shots from my iPhone, I could use this.

    Enter me!

  • I would use this everywhere!!!

  • CMfly

    I'd use it where ever I need to charge my iPhone… Which would probably be at work..

  • LCISTech

    Now that I have a job that takes me on the road more often, this would help cut down on some space in my laptop bag.

    This was sent from my iPhone.

  • danmeades

    wow I would love to win that!! I would use it at work for sure!
    great site, keep it up,

  • atomicz

    I would use it in car, I hate having loose cables hanging all over the place.

  • Shogun308

    With this cable..i can keep it in the office so I don't have to carry the cable that comes with the iphone to work everyday! Not to mention the oem cable is not long enough!

  • bullionman

    I would use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable in my car. I have a Venturi Mini Bluetooth hands-free device in my car, which has a USB charging port on it. The retractable feature on this cable looks perfect.

  • pawan11

    Definately use it at work. Just bought the iphone 3gs and it's too much of a hassle to carry the stock cable back and forth from home to work. Looks nice and compact, no cord clutter : ).

  • Kup99

    This would be awesome for trips!

  • flex260

    I can finally have a charger on my side of the bed!!! My wife says she has priority!

  • elducker

    I'd use the cable at home…the cable that came with my iPhone last year is on it's last legs and winning this contest would save my from buying another one!

  • H Ross Patrick

    I'll use it at work! So I can play my music rather then listen to the radio.

  • I think I just broke my iPhone 3G usb charger! This will be a great time to win this.

  • sehgal

    I will use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable after transporting myself into the future.

  • rubayed

    I will use it to charge my iPhone from my desktop. It will b really handy, since it's placed in a corner where it's very difficult to reach for the USB port.

  • Tony

    I will use the Orion Gadgets 2 in 1 retractable cable on my couch and on my bed with my Macbook, it will help to end the tangley mess that are my iPhone accessories.

  • Justin

    I would use it at home while i'm taking a crap.

  • Jean-Guy Niquet

    I will use it on the road/travel.

  • kerv

    I'll be using at my computer at work so my battery won't die while listening to and coding all day!

  • akashgupta

    I can use it at school, work, and home!

  • Dusty

    I like contests! πŸ™‚

    Lets just say there is endless possibilities with this handy device!

  • skim11

    i will use this everywhere i go ! even in washroom ! lol

  • norm

    the charger will be used at work for the usual purpose of saving hassle from extra length cable

  • helen555

    I would use it when travelling.

  • mike3388

    I would use it all the time at home and on the road!

  • andrewboarder

    This would defiantly come in handy when I am traveling. Less cables cluttering my stuff!

  • Look at all these contest entries–awesome! Who would've though a retractable cable would generate so much attention! πŸ™‚

  • Whizard

    Give one to a friend and keep one for my self, so there would no way to run out of juice on 3G speeds πŸ™‚

  • OmegaZeroX

    Personaly I take the bus to work, so this would replace the stock cable I carry to use with the backup battery i carry with me. cause Civilization Revolution is a good way to kill time and battery life on my 2 hour bus ride to and from work.

  • Mark

    i would use this cable to carry around with me on campus, so that i can tether and sync my iphone anywhere with my laptop without carrying the messy Apple cord with me. Plus, i can use the apple cord for my brand-spankin' new Griffin Aircurve speaker on my bedside table for my alarm.

  • I would use both at home and away (it's nice and portable) because not only would I use it to charge my iPhone, I'd also use it for personal defense (see “From Russia With Love”) πŸ™‚

  • Momin

    use in the car.

  • willhayward

    Hello, I would use the Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 retractable cable along with my laptop. Having cords able to wind up is so convenient when you are on the go or traveling.

  • Osiris

    I will use it mostly at home.

  • ilya1

    I will use it a work so that I don't have to bring my one cable back and forth

  • tiramisu1

    I will use it at home. It would be handy to not have cords tangled all over the place.

  • Anthony

    Would use it in my room by my bed to charge my phone over night, then retract it out of the way during the day.

  • kvn

    i will use it right here with my 24 inch iMac. plus i have two half broken docking cables for my iphone anyways. (this is because my desk is cluttered and the long cable keeps bending).

  • estebancito

    The Orion Gadgets 2-in-1 cable will be my “on the go” cable. I'm tired of always having my cumbersome Apple cable around, needing to carry it where I go when my battery is at less than 100%. The 2-in-1 would go in my bag, which I carry everywhere, and would therefore be there to bail me out when an urgent need to plug in arises.

    Thank you

  • jimbeam13


    Firstly… always look forward to my daily CDN iPhone news. As for the 2 in 1, this would be extremely useful for me at work as I'm constantly trying to dump as many cables as I can off of my work station.


  • justywusty

    i'd use it when travelling for work, of course!

  • protecttheweak

    I will use it to defend GamingSV's brother from USB cable tyranny!!

  • Alisa

    At my office. It'll be easy to store stince it's retractable.

  • NUFC

    I'd love this cable to use in my car. When I currently receive a call in my car I can't reach my iPhone and have to unplug it. This cable would help me SOOOOO MUCH!!

  • stuhFAN

    I have to use my old crappy 2nd-gen ipod cable to charge my phone at work, so having this little retractable unit will be handy!!!

  • josheesh

    In my Jeep

  • Ex

    Wow! What a great turn out for this contest! Stay tuned as there are more to come!

    Our winner:



  • Ex

    Wow! What a great turn out for this contest! Stay tuned as there are more to come!

    Our winner:



  • Wow! What a great turn out for this contest! Stay tuned as there are more to come!

    Our winner: jimbeam13


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  • Raza Rehman

    i would use it out in the field to boomerang my iphone just to have it return to my open arms πŸ˜€

  • Raza Rehman

    i would use it out in the field to boomerang my iphone just to have it return to my open arms πŸ˜€