Christmas Giveaway Day 3: Radar

It’s Day 3, and we’re just getting started… Today we have twenty five copies of Radar to give away (you read it right, twenty five!). Radar is a desktop companion app to 37signals’ Basecamp. It keeps you informed of changes and additions to your Basecamp project, to save you going to the site unnecessarily.

Read on for more information about the app, and to find out how to enter.

Winners Announced

Congratulations to our twenty five winners. We’ll be in touch with a license soon!

  • Matto
  • Umar Irshad
  • kernelpanic
  • Shishir
  • Bradley
  • Aitron
  • Kody
  • Jonathan Mitchum
  • Kevin
  • twe4ked
  • aifonit
  • Russell Cooper
  • iJoel
  • Stas Belov
  • Brendon yeo
  • Tom
  • Patrick Becker
  • Sean
  • Thomas Maier
  • Akhil Sasidharan
  • nanochrome
  • milke
  • Robin Lundgren
  • Øyvind Nordhagen
  • Ioannis Kyvetos

About Radar

Radar is a desktop companion to 37signals’ Basecamp web application. Radar enables you to concentrate on your work without needing to login to Basecamp all the time to check for updates. It automatically checks for any changes at a pre-defined interval.

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How to Enter

Entering is as simple as leaving a comment on this post, letting us know the best Christmas present you could imagine receiving! The competition closes in exactly 24 hours, and we will randomly select the winners shortly afterwards. This post will be updated with the winners information and we’ll get in touch!

A big thanks to Made With Bits, the developers of Radar, for sponsoring the competition. Good luck, and be sure to follow us or subscribe so that you can find out if you’re a winner!

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Today’s Web.AppStorm Giveaway: Less Time Spent

Don’t forget to check out what’s going on over at Web.AppStorm! Today they’re giving away a few memberships for Less Time Spent.

Less Time Spent is a simple and compelling web application that allows you to easily track your time, invoice your clients, and manage your projects.

Read more and enter the competition.

Our Christmas Wallpapers

In case you missed it, we’ve also created a bunch of festive wallpapers to get your desktop in the Christmas spirit. Here’s a quick preview!

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  • Wow, I’ve been looking for Radar for a long time.

    About the Christmas present… Probably a month-long trip around Europe!

  • A Mac Mini and Radar! ;)

  • Uhm… snow?

  • @tud67

  • Hmmm…the best Christmas present I could receive…I think it would have to be seed funding for my indie studio. :)

  • First?

  • Adobe CS4 for Mac !

  • € 1 000 000

  • New iMac

  • new iMac 27″

  • a present from appstorm :) and yeah.. snow.

  • Best christmas present would be to find that i have a job waiting for me or available for when i leave uni in the summer, i can’t wait to go out and work!
    @jthompsondesign

  • the new imac 27″ i7 und radar^^

  • The best christmas present would be an even more creative mind of thinking :)

  • Amod AGL3080 GPS Data Logger

  • The best christmas present would be winning this giveaway.

  • best christmas present would be?
    A JOB
    i suppose :(

  • staying healthy

  • The best christmas present would be having an own personal assistant…

  • The best christmas present would be having an own personal assistant…

  • It would have to be another 27″ iMac to use in display mode :)

  • The best Christmas present? Why Radar of course! Or being able to get all the family in one place for a big Christmas get together, that would probably be even more awesome actually!

  • A new Mac Pro fully upgraded ;)

  • $1,000,000 Muhahahaha.

  • iPhone 3GS!

  • Basecamp account for 1 year would be nice giveaway after this Radar app : )

    @oykunyilmaz

    http://twitter.com/oykunyilmaz

  • The new 27″ iMac!

  • the macbook white 2009!!

  • A great christmas present would be a concert ticket to a Dizzy Mizz Lizzy-concert, or a Flip UltraHD camera. The Smashing Book and the new edition of Zeldman’s Designing with Web Standards would not be bad either. Oh yeah, and of course Radar :)

  • The best christmas present would be to be with my girlfriend.

  • Mmmm, to be honest, I already received my best Christmas present one could ever receive… a son!! xD
    Hope I win.

  • Boss Radar, which will inform me of the exact location of the chief in relation to my desk (right now).

  • The best gift would be able to be with the family again. It would also be nice to get a new Apple computer too :]

  • A new Mac Pro, a new Cinema Display and recovering my health. :)

  • As for a present, I’ll take a Koenigsigg CCX, please :)

  • The best Christmas present I can imagine getting: is the chance to make my first feature-length movie!

  • The best christmas gift should be something about one million dollars, but i think it’s not that possible, so the best christmas gift should be Marylin Monroe singin: Merry Christmas.

    But that’s not possible too.. Oh… Ok, Maria Carey whould be ok for me :)

    @mateuspinheiro

  • The best Christmas present ? The love of my clients about my work is the best present I already have !

  • A new Mac Pro, a new Cinema Display and recovering my health. :)

  • “A new Mac Pro fully upgraded ;)”

    Seconded, but with a big @#$ Apple monitor too!

  • The best Christmas present ? The love of my clients about my work is the best present I already have !

  • The new iMac 27″ and a Mac Mini…. :D

  • an Iphone 3GS, or pass a very difficult math exam :)

  • The best Christmas present ? The love of my clients about my work is the best present I already have !

  • The new iMac 27″ and a Mac Mini … :D

  • The new iMac 27″ and a Mac Mini … :D

  • Radar of course, but a close second would be an endless supply of Belgian beer.

  • World peace (aaaaaaawwwww)

  • A new girlfriend with a Mac under the arm and Snow installed on it!

  • A Mac Pro and a job ;)

  • I’m in Maine and we still don’t have any snow… I could use three feet of it for Christmas! (or right now would be good too)

  • A new girlfriend with a Mac under her arm and Radar installed on it! :D

  • A 17 inch Macbook Pro with CS4 suite installed.

  • best christmas present would have to be a new core i7 iMac and a copy of radar :)

  • here

  • My perfect gift would be an apple 30″ cinema display!

  • Definitely some snow. Not looking good for that this year though :(

  • New 64 GB iTouch… my trusty 1G 16GBs getting old.

  • Sounds cool, but Jenn would need Basecamp. However these giveaways are excellent. Thanks :)

  • Perfect gift: new iMac!

  • I think the best Christmas present I could receive would be to take off the 2nd semester of school and travel around the world. Sadly, not so realistic.

    This app would be great, too. :D

  • A Mac mini or an iPod touch!!

  • Christmas with my family.. haven’t been with them for Christmas in 4 four years….

  • The best Christmas present I could imagine receiving would be cold hard cash.

    Thanks!

  • The best christmas gift is a new iphone 3Gs!!!

  • The best gift would be a big smile from my little daughter. Oh, and a Bose Soundock 10;)

  • The best gift I can imagine this year is for good health for some of my closest friends and their family, which is a bit of a tall order this year…

  • I’d like to receive an iPod Touch as Christmas gift

  • @faken

  • for me, would be getting these pants :D
    http://www.nau.com/mens/categories/pants/shroud-of-purrin-pant-307M306.html

    Happy Holidays people and thank you Appstorm!

  • Best gift would be for me to travel around the world in 2 years :D

  • The best Christmas present i imagine receiving is Peace all over the world :)
    Ok, now i want to enter :D Thanks

  • Oh…the best Christmas present I could receive…I think it would have to be macbook pro

  • Oh…the best Christmas present I could receive…I think it would have to be macbook pro

  • Oh…the best Christmas present I could receive…I think it would have to be macbook pro

  • I’d love to get a iMac 27″ and a Wacom Intuos 4 large this year :D though I will be purchasing both in the 1st quarter of next year but hope santa drops them in as a gift lol :D

  • I’d love to get a iMac 27″ and a Wacom Intuos 4 large this year :D though I will be purchasing both in the 1st quarter of next year but hope santa drops them in as a gift lol :D

  • I’d love to get a iMac 27″ and a Wacom Intuos 4 large this year :D though I will be purchasing both in the 1st quarter of next year but hope santa drops them in as a gift lol :D

  • best christmas present would be all of my friends & family safe and happy.

  • Being given the Envato company to run….muah hahaha! LOL

  • The best gift I could get would be:
    Being given the opportunity to run Envato….Muah ha…ha…ha! LOL

  • Besides happiness and peace on earth?

  • The best Christmas present would be a new Macbook Pro. The old one is such a poor state… :(

  • Ohh damn I don’t know why the message is coming multiple times seems to be some bug… sorry

  • I would really enjoy receiving a new MacBook Pro for Christmas.

  • 12-core mac pro ;D and radar

  • @pasviegas

  • I would really enjoy a new MacBook Pro for Christmas.

  • iPhone 3GS 16Gb ;)

  • After 50+ emails and resume submissions, a Job at a Design Studio
    would really be the best gift right now.

    A Mac Tower… and an IPhone wouldn’t be bad either.

  • After 50+ emails and resume submissions
    a nice job at a design studio would be really great.

    A Mac Pro and an iPhone wouldn’t be bad either.

  • Best Christmas present? My family happy and healthy again. And maybe a new MacBook Pro…

  • Best Christmas present? My family happy and healthy again! And maybe a new MacBook Pro…

  • The new iMac 27” and some money for travelling :D

  • Looking forward for more promotions like these….

  • Looking forward for more promotions like these….

  • Humm…I guess I would like to get a new iMac 27” and some money for travelling :D

  • Best Christmas present? My family happy and healthy again! And maybe a new MacBook Pro…

  • About the gift… I would say… An iBook Clamshell :D and Radar of course.

  • About the gift… I would say… An iBook Clamshell :D and Radar of course.

  • About the gift… I would say… An iBook Clamshell :D and Radar of course.

  • The best christmas present I could get is probably a few billion dollar$.
    Why money?

    Well… I would (of course) use a little on myself and my family, but I would also donate a lot to African countries, helping Christians in countries where they are not allowed to believe something else and a few other things.

    If I should choose something else, it would be a Mac Pro, half upgraded with 4 displays, and a Macbook/iMac to my brother and my parents. :)

  • Best Christmas present? My family happy and healthy again! And maybe a new MacBook Pro…

  • Best Christmas present? My family happy and healthy again! And maybe a new MacBook Pro…

  • iPhone 3GS unblocked :p

  • quad-core i7 27″ iMac, Adobe CS4 Ultimate, upgraded Pantone package, Wacom Cintiq 21UX (I saw these at a video game design studio and they were absolutely lovely), a couple of new lenses for my camera, and…personal access to be mentored by 3 of the millionaires in my new community

  • Snow for Christmas and then a 2 month vacation somehere where it’s warm.

  • Nice, add me to the list

  • Nice, add me to the list

  • The macbook pro 15″ and the latest wacom graphic tablet

    great contests, I love this christmas week !!!

  • @creamymelon

  • Best Christmas Gift… 8gigs of ram for my 17inch Macbook pro

    why? Because it’s the only thing in my life that I can not justify spending that much money for such a small object that I will never physically see.

  • @kaxir
    Thank you very much~

  • Snow for Christmas eve and then 2 month of vacation with my family. (somewhere warm)

  • If santa would pay my house payments for the first half of the year.

  • I posted prior, but the site went down on submission. Sorry if this is a repost.

    I’d like more time. And a pony.

  • Best Christmas present would be either a 27″ iMac or a fancy new Mac tablet from Jobs.

  • A desktop companion application for Basecamp web api xD

  • iPhone 3GS 16Gb

  • MacBookPro 13″ ;)

  • Best christmas present I could receive? Snow!

  • Security for my family…and a 17″ macbook pro ;-)

  • The best present? I’d have to say something you tend to hear in “announcer voice” on game shows…

    “A Brand New CAR!”

  • A kiss!

  • A new MacPro w/ Dual 24” LED Cinema Displays.

  • Hummm…I would like some money for travelling :D

  • The best present would be some money invested in my start-up. :)

  • A Happy Christmas for my beloved. Truth.

  • Best Christmas present:
    a new iPhone 3GS,cause of my 3G’s WIFI is dead

  • quad-core i7 27″ iMac, Adobe CS4 Ultimate, upgraded Pantone package, Wacom Cintiq 21UX (I saw these at a video game design studio and they were absolutely lovely), a couple of new lenses for my camera, and…personal access to be mentored by 3 of the millionaires in my new community

  • Time.

  • I would take a Canon EOS 7D or a FCD FISH, but my family is cancer free and my two kids are great so I have what I need.

  • The best Christmas gift for me would be… being reunited with my family.

  • An i-mac and a macbook :)

  • This looks pretty good. I have something similar for Google Wave and it saves a great deal of time.

  • As of today, the perfect Christmas present for me would be a Nehalem powered Mac Pro for my Motion Graphics’ work. There’s only so much a MBP can handle.

  • Apple Tablet pre-release tester status

  • A paid study-trip in Japan for 6 months or more! ^_^

  • I want an Alesis DM5 Pro Electronic Drum Kit w/ Surge Cymbals so bad!

  • Best christmas present I could get this year would be the ability to wear one or two less “hats” in my company. Woot for work working a few less hours!

  • The best Christmas present would be a private jet!

  • A Cinema Display 24″

  • A mac, any mac would knock my socks off!

  • Best Christmas gift for me would be the success of my new company (or maybe an iMac…)

  • What I’d want for christmas? An Apple tablet (hey, a man can dream… but you’d probably be lying if you said you wouldn’t want one)…

  • Love!

  • iPhone ;)

  • Snow, snow, snow….

  • A TabletMac :-D

  • A TabletMac :-D

  • A brand new MacBook Pro.

  • Best gift to me would be one of those fancy new 27″ iMacs.

  • A greener world.

  • iPhone

  • I love a new MacBook Pro

  • @Jashsoft

  • A new job. Seriously, being out of work really sucks.

  • new macbook pro would be lovely

  • Radar is a good gift I could receive for Christmas!

  • iMac :)

  • God! Best gift… iPhone 4G, XDD no, seriously: Mac Pro Full Equipped.

  • The best christmas present i could receive would be a new Wacom Cintiq i’ve used a Intuos for the past 5+ years but think a Cintiq would r0xxor.

    PICK ME PICK ME i really wanna win this!!!

  • iPhone would be nice

  • The new iMac 27′ or any Mac for that matter!!

  • Windows Vista!!

  • The best thing Santa could bring me would be an Ostendo 2880 x 900 CRVD display! Better yet – 3 of them, and a Matrox DVI TripleHead2Go..

  • The new iMac 27′ with a Core i7 processor.

  • The new 27″ iMac for my Girlfriend and two for me :-)

  • My finalized thesis… And world freedom.

  • Magic Mouse

  • I’m student, so… about the Christmas present… Probably an iPhone 3GS or new iMac 21.5″. It would be awesome and I could pass some hard exam!!!! ;-))))))))))))

  • be in luck and win any of appstorm giveaway, yeah, that would be smth!

  • Obama pulling all troops from Afghanistan, thus cleaning his slate in time for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.

  • Mac Pro Beast with a few Dell 24″ monitors.

  • A new iMac 27″ and an iPhone 3GS

  • Looks like an awesome app. Would definitely help my productivity

  • A vacation anywhere tropical because of the long few months I’ve had!

  • Radar sounds awesome! :-)

  • A huge Wacom Tablet :-)

  • Sounds like a worthwhile app to have.

  • For my student loans to be paid off by Santa Claus.

  • Radar sounds awesome. I’ll enter for that :)

    • Forgot my best Christmas present ever, a brand new 27″ iMac as well as 8GB of PC2-5300 FB-DIMM RAM for my Mac Pro along with an ATI Radeon 4870 card and the 24″ Cinema Display ;)

  • The best Christmas present I could think of would be to give my wife a MONTH off of work and work at home, to just relax and let us have a fun time with the family!

  • Forgot my best Christmas present ever, a brand new 27″ iMac as well as 8GB of PC2-5300 FB-DIMM RAM for my Mac Pro along with an ATI Radeon 4870 card and the 24″ Cinema Display ;)

  • A new MBP 15″ with a new 42″ TV.

  • I think about 5 feet of snow would do it. My mood increases 10-fold when I wake up to an all-white street.

  • A Canon 5d Mark II with a 70-200 2.8 IS USM lens =P

  • The best gift i could receive would be a macbook pro, radar would be nice too

  • Would like to get one.

  • I could use an AV receiver for my home theatre, or maybe a new mac server for the office.

  • One of the new iMacs would be perfect. Time to retire the Mac Mini I currently use, it’s feeling a little sluggish these days. Or maybe that is just the cold getting to it…

  • The new iMac ;)

  • i want an iMac as christmas gift. no, just give ma a job is the best gift i want this christmas. lol

  • that would be a nice Dr. Dre headphones ;)

  • new iMac =)

  • A new Mac Pro!

  • A new Mac Pro

  • iMac

  • Dear Santa,
    I’ve been a good biy all year long or at lest part of it – there was that one time… But I did retweet. Anyway Santa if you can overlook my transgressions and give me Radar…. @gliq

  • iPhone 3GS

  • Fully speced Mac Pro with two 30″ Monitors and a Nissan GTR

  • Right now, I just want some apps, and an iMac and some cash

  • 17″ MacBook Pro w/ Anti-Glare Screen and my two front teeth.

  • A radar so that I don’t lose myself in this crazy world we’re living.

  • a new mac book pro and a job with less stress

  • A last-minute trip to some exciting place (preferably warm) for new years eve!

  • a new mac book pro and a job with less stress

  • A new Mac Pro

  • Mmmm dificult D:
    Maybe go to ny to an appstore (anyone :DD) and get an imac 21,5” :D

  • Rain. I live in southern California, and god knows we could use the water.

  • Best Present: Niel Young Tickets for 2, for his next show in Van.

  • I really want a macbook air…

  • Mac Book Pro Loaded….
    imac 24 Loaded…

    mmmm radar….

  • An Ultimate Developer’s/Freelancer’s workstation, including MacPro and MacBookPro, with 30 inch Cinema Display, and of course a copy of Radar

  • New macbook pro … :)

  • A macbook pro and a 30inch display – along with the magic mouse, of course.

  • A pair of Monster Beats… :)

  • The best, most powerful Mac Pro, Cinema Display, and MacBook Pro. Oh and an iPhone!

  • imac 27′ for me !

  • Heat, it’s snowing outside and I’m freezing my butt off.

  • Best christmas present would be a fully loaded mac pro

  • Best Christmas present? Radar, of course.

  • Best xmas present would be a iMac 27″… and world peace! :-D

  • The best gift would be, if all humans were more considerationful to each other and to our planet

  • Adobe CS4 Master Collection and a 27″ iMac

  • the first copy of the still not comercialized 6th generation iPod Nano

  • My college tuition payed off

  • Mine? An iPhone and the knowledge it WILL be on verizon soon.

  • NINTENDO 64!

  • The best christmas present ever would be an apple tablet

  • Round trip tickets to Rhode Island to hook up with some friends in February!!!

    …or a Fender Semi Hollowbody :)

  • Mice

  • My Canon EOS camera! yay!

  • Well, Other than Radar, Snow! There isn’t enough of it yet.

  • The best Christmas present I reckon would be a Nissan Patrol and 3 months holiday to do a roundtrip of Australia. Is it possible you might do those sorts of giveaways in the future? Think about it.

  • I want this one pls :)

  • The best Christmas present for me would be to have the conflict in the middle east resolved. Lots of family missing out on Christmas this year.

  • best gift would be a little pony to ride on my backyard..

  • All I want for christmas is my two front teeth!

  • My best christmas gift would be: Some money.. any amount of money: 10$, 100$, 1000$

  • Best Christmas Present – the ability to spend more time with my boys.

  • All I want for christamas is my two front teeth!

  • Move to Phoenix

  • A new lens for my DSLR!

  • macbook air :D

  • a macbook air :D

  • macbook air

  • World domination…. Is that too much to ask for?

  • A brand new iMac. :)

  • an Imac 27 for sure !

  • I guess I d wish a PONY -.- no kidding Id wish a TRIP to the US and Canada :D

  • It would HAVE to be the gift of never needing to work to make someone else rich, ever again. Having the time to dabble and do what I want, that’s a present!

  • I’d love a vacation to Europe with the family.

  • A new girlfriend with a Mac under her arm, with radar installed on it! :-)

  • 2 technics 1210 + a bunch of vinyl to play a holy christmas set

  • my best present that i could imagine is to get married.. may god fulfill this

  • My best present that I wish is to get married.. May my mom and god bless me

  • A custom built mini-itx computer, all built within a hallowed out Pineapple. Yup, nothin better ;).

  • My best present that I wish is to get married.. May god and my mom bless me..

  • If I get this, I’ll probably swhtch from Lighthouse to Basecamp

  • If I get this, I’ll probably switch from Lighthouse to Basecamp.

  • Best Christmas present? ’10 Mustang GT500 Convertible :)

    or a license to Radar, haha

  • Any full frame Camera. A canon 5D or 5D MK II or Nikon D700.

  • Well… Best Christmas present? …Apple LED Cinema Display (24″ flat panel) :)

  • A trip to the moon!

  • canon 1d mk4 :P

  • canon 1d mk4 :P

  • I think that the best Christmas present ever would be to “somehow” bring back my Great Grandpa, my namesake. He was a great man, and I would love to have the opportunity to meet him.

    But, as physical items go, a dirt bike or MacBook would’t be too bad of a gift

  • A D300s or MacBook Pro 15″

  • The best Christmas gift? An Apple 24″ Cinema Display to accompany my macbook, that and a little quality time with my girlfriend.

  • An HD Camcorder!

  • You. You would be the best Christmas present. (How’s that for creepy?)

  • A Dick in a box…

  • Love and Happiness.

  • A new pair of twin tip skis, and 2 feet of powder!
    @omsahmad

  • Well, I’m going now a bit selfish and say: the new iMac 27″ would do it! ;)

  • An HD camcorder!

  • Best X-mas present would be the new NEC CRVD-LMD 42″ curved display!!!! MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!! :)

    Happy holidays!!!!

  • Anything made by Apple. I have the Mac so the best Christmas gift I can ever received is the iPhone or the mighty mouse. ^.^

  • The best gift, in my opinion, would be a full blown library of classic books.

  • The best Christmas present possible?
    A job.

  • The best Christmas present I could get is a job working in web design – or even better some great freelance clients!!

  • The best present would have to be a health life filled with friends you can trust and a day of rest filled with just nothing.

  • Best Christmas present would be to have my sisters, me, and my parents together again for a fantastic Christmas.

  • The new 27″ iMac!

  • Oh how I’d love a maxed out Mac Pro. 4 GPUs, Dual Quad core CPUs, 2 30″ displays, 32GB of RAM, 4TB of RAID’d HDD space, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard? Computing bliss.

    I also would like to see the day that people realize that by using Windows, they’re choosing frustrating complexity over sweet simplicity. That will be the day that the “IT Professional” job title fades from memory, never to be uttered again. Thanks for all the give aways guys!

  • This time I’m quite sure… my best Christmas present I could imagine receiving will come true :)
    Me and my beloved will be together and last but not least my iMac 27″ might arrive in time ;)

  • Merci pour ce futur cadeau :p

  • New Apple 30″ screen!

  • Canon EOS 5D !

  • iMac 27′

  • New 17 MacBook Pro!!!

  • Mac mini

  • The new apple tablet prototype :)

  • A 1 Tb TIME CAPSULE….

  • My two front teeth.

  • If Santa could be real and could do anything, i would defenitely ask for a twin, i think

  • My nickname is Radar. That alone should secure the prize!

  • I would have asked for a job for christmas as I just ran out of momey, but I have just been offered a job with great pay doing what I love: software development.

    I would have wanted to take a good friendship further, but the girl agreed to a date.

    I would have loved an offer for a place at university, but I got given one by my top choice for university yesterday.

    So thanks to all my good fortune, I will happily make do with socks.

    Oh, and I already have a nice Mac and I don’t want a new one.

  • Sprint compatible iPhone… hmmm, can’t have everything I suppose. :)

  • There’s a bug, previous commenter’s info is pre-populating the form fields. It’s in the raw html. Not cool…

  • Radar and a 27″ iMac would make a PERFECT duo for Christmas …

  • Is that second name in the winners list mine :D hehe yay I won :)

  • Wishing there will be a normal winter with lots of snow like it should be.