We Made a BIG Mistake

On November 17, 2021, we launched a giveaway to win one of four (4) SecureData Hardware Encrypted Drives. To enter for your chance to win, we asked you to send an email with your name and email address to a specific address.

We have now discovered that there was an error in the email address link. As a result, we suspect that many of the entries did not get received as intended.

In order to give everyone an equal chance of winning, we are resetting the giveaway and will set a new entry period, which is December 15, 2021 to January 15, 2022.

We sincerely apologize for this mistake and feel the only fair thing to do is start the giveaway over. Since no winners had been selected, everyone will again have an equal chance of wining.

The full details of the giveaway, with the updated entry dates is below.


Over the past few weeks, we have reviewed several hardware encrypted drives from SecureData, (check out all of our reviews here).

With the holidays fast approaching, the folks at SecureData have asked us to do a giveaway of the four (4) drives we reviewed, and we are delighted to help.

SecureData Drive Group

Beginning today, November 17, 2021, we will begin accepting entries to win one (1) of the following prizes;

Product NameCapacityM.S.R.P.
SecureUSB KP32GB$129.00
SecureUSB BT64GB$179.00
SecureDrive BT (SSD)250GB$219.00
SecureDrive KP500GB$209.00

Here’s How to Enter

To entered the Giveaway,  send an email with your first and last name, your age and a valid email address,  and indicate your choice of one (1) of the above listed prizes. Send your email to contest@appletechtalk.com.

The entry must fulfill all Giveaway requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete, and/or list more than one of the available prizes, or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Apple Tech Talk. You may enter only once and you must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple e-mail addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Apple Tech Talk.

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Entries will now be accepted starting on 12/15/2021 at 6:00 AM, and ending 1/15/2022 at 11:59 PM. All entries must be received by 1/15/2022 at 11:59 PM. All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Winners of the Giveaway will be selected on or about January 19, 2022 in a random drawing under the supervision of Apple Tech Talk. Winners will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address they used to entered the Giveaway within five (5) business days following the winner selection.

The decision of the judges is final.

For the names of the winners, please send an email to: contest@appletechtalk.com and in the body of the email type “Please e-mail me the winners’ list for theApple Tech Talk and SecureData Giveaway”.

How Do I Collect My Prize

Prior to receiving your prize, you will need to participate in a free on-line demonstration conducted by SecureData. The demonstration should take 15 – 20 minutes. Selected winners will be provided with details on how to sign-up for the demonstration. Once SecureData confirms the demonstration session was completed, the corresponding SecureData device will be mailed to the winner.

As a thank you for completing the demonstration, Secure Data will also send the winner two (2) SecureCard®, an RFID-Blocking Credit and Debit Card Protections card (learn more about SecureCard® here).1

Other Things to Know

The Apple Tech Talk and SecureData Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States who are 18+ years old, at the time of entry. Only one (1) winner per household or mailing address. Prizes must ship within the 50 United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Apple Tech Talk and SecuereData (the “Sponsors”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winners are responsible for any taxes associated with the awarded prize and is void where prohibited.

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All prizes listed above were previously used by Apple Tech Talk to conduct our testing and review of each product listed. All prizes are otherwise in “Like New” condition, come will all original accessories and are eligible for any available manufacturer’s warranty. Apple Tech Talk does not offer any warranty on the products.

No purchase is required to enter or win and making a purchase from the Apple Tech Talk web site or SecureData web site does not increase your chances of winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

For a copy of the complete Giveaway rules and regulations, please click here.

The Bottom Line

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the holidays and start the new year than with the ultimate data protection offered by the SecureData family of encrypted hard drives. Don’t miss your chance to grab one of these great prizes. Enter today!

We would like to thank the folks at SecureData for providing these prizes and sponsoring the giveaway with us.

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  1. A free SecureCard is offered to anyone requesting an Evaluation Unit on the SecureData web site.

This article was originally posted on November 17, 2021. It has been reposted on December 15, 2021 with corrected information. It will no longer appear under the original date.

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