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Lucky Draw The Register is giving one lucky reader the chance to get his or her mitts on HTC’s latest Android phone — the HTC Hero, complete with a copy of CoPilot Live 8 with UK and European maps. But hurry: the lucky draw closes tomorrow.

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The HTC Hero includes a new user interface, multi-touch screen, 5MP camera and enhanced social networking functions. A slick 3.2-inch, 320×480 touch sensitive screen and Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and HSDPA/WCDMA connectivity. The Hero comes equipped with 512 MB of on-board memory and support for microSD external memory cards.

Compatible with GPS-enabled Windows Mobile and Android phones such as the HTC Hero, CoPilot Live 8 is the fully-featured sat-nav system that runs on your smartphone. There’s no need for extra hardware or on-going subscriptions, just start CoPilot on your phone, enter an address anywhere in Europe and off you go.

Both have received glowing praise from the Reg Hardware boys recently. The HTC Hero “is well worth checking out… it’s a fun bit of kit that looks great and offers loads of possibilities”. The CoPilot Live 8 “does a fine job of getting you from A to B and represents great value for money”.

Check out the reviews: HTC Hero Android, Co-pilot Live 8.

So what’s the catch? You have to sign up to receive The Register’s White Paper updates, a weekly email newsletter that delivers the latest research and resources from our library direct to your inbox.

A winner is picked at random from the entrants; the closing date for this draw is Midnight GMT 14th November. Supplying the prize is The Register’s retail partner eXpansys, a leading retailer of Smartphones, sat-nav solutions, and wireless handheld devices.

To be in with a chance of winning and receive the latest tech resources and product news in your inbox, get stuck into this short sign-up form.

Terms and Conditions

The Register, HTC Hero with CoPilot Live 8 competition is open to all readers of The Register. No purchase necessary, but winners may need to agree to an airtime contract and/or service subscription to use the device for phone calls and email.

The Competition is not open to employees of eXpansys or Situation Publishing Ltd, their families or agents. Multiple entries will be disqualified. Only one entry is permitted per household. Only one prize will be offered per winner. No cash alternatives will be offered. The prize is subject to availability and if, due to circumstances beyond The Register’s control, we are unable to provide the stated prize, an alternative prize of equivalent value will be supplied. The Register will not be liable if the prize does not reach the winner for reasons beyond our control, or if the prize is damaged during delivery.

Winners will be notified by email within 28 days of the closing date, and must respond within one week. Winners who do not respond within this time may be disqualified and another winner drawn. The editor’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into. Closing date: Midnight GMT 14th November 2009

By entering the competition you agree to pass on your personal details to The Register and eXpansys, which will email you periodically. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time.

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