Win! One of two Acer Iconia W511 tablets worth R8 500

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What could possibly be better than a powerful new tablet computer capable of running full desktop Windows 8.1? Getting one for free, of course. Which is exactly why we’ve teamed up with Acer to give away two awesome Iconia W511 tablets to lucky readers of

The Acer Iconia W511 is a 10.1 inch touchscreen tablet which boasts an Intel Atom Z2760 processor inside. That chip means that it runs the full desktop version of Windows 8.1, so you can install mobile apps from the Windows Store as well as all your favourite software designed for PCs and laptops.

The screen is a shiny 1366×768 resolution affair with a multitouch interface, so you can swipe your way through pin-sharp icons and text. It comes with 2GB RAM inside, a 64GB SSD hard drive and USB as well as memory card ports for expanding capacity. You get WiFi and Bluetooth thrown in too.

So now we’ve sold you on it, what do you have to do to win? Simple, just fill in the form below and complete the following sentence: “With an Iconia I can…”

///Sorry – this competition is now closed. We’ll be deciding a winner just as soon as we’ve had chance to read all the entries… and there were lots…///

The competition closes at 11.59pm 6th March 2014, after which time we’ll pick a winner from our favourite replies. We can only ship to South African addresses. Winners will be notified within two weeks of that day, and no cash alternatives are available. Employees and their families of Hypertext, Acer and those company’s representatives may not apply. We won’t save your contact details unless you specifically request to be added to our mailing list, and we won’t sell these details on.

Adam Oxford

Adam Oxford

Adam is the Editorial Director at htxt media. He has been writing about technology for almost two full decades now. In a previous life, he was the editor of PC Format and Digital Camera Shopper in the UK, before going on to work as a freelance journalist for seven years. His work has appeared in or on Stuff, The Guardian, Linux Format, TechRadar,, PC Gamer, Green Futures, The Journalist, The Ecologist and The Review. Adam moved to South Africa in 2012 and loves 3D printers, MakerFairs and tech hubs. He hates seafood. None of his friends remember this when cooking.