ownCloud 7 has now been out for a few weeks and many of you have been using the new release. We would like to hear about your experiences with ownCloud 7 so we’re inviting you to take part in the review contest we are announcing today. There are prizes: we will raffle off 3 Banana Pi devices among the submissions!
A Banana Pi is pretty much like the well known Raspberry Pi board: a credit card-sized single-board computer. Thanks to the more powerful hardware (dualcore 1ghz, 1GB ram, 1Gbit network) and the extra features like the SATA connector, the Banana Pi offers a very nice ownCloud server experience. You can find tips and information on the device on the Banana Pi website and the site of LeMaker, the creators of the Banana Pi.
The contest details
Every review (video or text) that fits our requirements gets a chance to win one of the Banana Pi devices. You can share the review you made with us with the hashtag #owncloud7review to our ownClouders account on twitter, google+ or facebook or post a link here below. Make sure we can contact you!
The winners as well as a selection of the other comprehensive reviews will be featured in a post on this blog. You have until the 29th of August to publish and share your review.
The requirements for the review are as follows:
- Length: minimum of 500 words or 5 minute video showing ownCloud. Language should be English.
- Content: Share your original review of ownCloud 7 and at least 2-3 of the new features; not copied from somewhere! Have your own angle on ownCloud 7
- Media: Includes multiple screenshots and/or video of ownCloud in action. If only video, have voice or text explain what there is to see
- Suggestion: test some of the third-party ownCloud apps or talk about using ownCloud in a non-standard way like on a NAS, Raspberry/Banana Pi, in-car entertainment and so on!
- See owncloud.org/7 for a complete list of what is new and some inspiration for your review
We will announce the winners on the ownCloud Contributor Conference on Saturday the 30th.
The small text:
The contest is open for all EU, US and Canada citizens. ownCloud Inc. employees and their immediate families are not eligible for participation. By entering this contest, you give ownCloud the rights to republish and/or link to your original content. Winners of one of the three Banana Pi boards will be picked at random from the list of blogs and posts which fulfill the requirements outlined in this blog post. Reviews of ownCloud 7 already published before the date of this article can still participate. All posts must be public and submitted via social media or in the comments on this blog by the 29th of August 2014. ownCloud Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. Winners will be notified by email and asked to provide a shipping address for the prizes.