Monday Madness: Enter to win an MG portable Wi-Fi Gaming System (in time for Christmas!)

All I want for Christmas is my smart phone back.  Isn’t that how the song goes?

You know the routine: at the airport, on the road, in the carpool line, at the dentist, and your children somehow steal your phone to pass the time playing their favorite games.  I don’t know about you, but I want two things: I want my phone back AND happy kiddos.

Enter the MG, one of the newest offerings in the hand-held gaming system.  It’s the first Wi-Fi Android App gaming system made just for kids, the perfect size to slip in their pocket or backpack.  This ingenious little device uses Wi-Fi exclusively; your kids get all their online content, you avoid cell phone data packages and expensive gaming cartridges.

My family took the MG for a test drive over the past few weeks.  Here’s a run down of my kid’s favorite features (with some supporting mom comments to go along with it).

MG portable gaming system

The Pros and Cons of the MG Gaming System

  • Works just like mom’s phone (no learning curve on operating system, even 3-year-old knows how to navigate apps)
  • Has all my favorite games and movies (Utilizes Android’s Google Play Store and even comes preloaded with some awesome EA Sports & other premium apps)
  • Mom’s texting/facebook obsession doesn’t interrupt my game play!  (um, I plead the fifth!)
  • I don’t have to ask mom to buy an app, movie, or book (an innovative Family Collaboration System & included SpendSmart debit card give your child freedom to purchase, while keeping you completely in control and in the loop.)
  • Easier to hold than mom’s tablet (4″ screen is perfect size for gaming and portability.)
  • Battery runs out too quickly (properly managing apps and taking advantage of micro USB charging eliminates most problems, but the system does need frequent charging- conveniently, it is the same charger as most Android based smart phones.)

Bottom line from this mom: I have my phone back!  My kids are so happy with the MG for all of our travel and life-related waiting moments; I now only wish I had three.

Check out this video to see even more reasons your kids (and you) will love it.

The Steal: Enter to Win an MG portable Wi-Fi Gaming System

Details: One lucky winner will receive the brand new MG Portable Wi-Fi Gaming System, $10 of preloaded games, 8GB micro SD card,  and included SpendSmart debit card, valued at $169.99.

To enter, simply fill out the rafflecopter widget below:
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Rules and guidelines:

  • US Residents only
  • 18 years of age and older
  • Restrictions may apply.
  • Christmas delivery can only be guaranteed if winner responds back to the winning email by December 17th.

Deadline to enter: Sunday, December 16 , 2012 at 8:59PM PST- one week only!

What is Monday Madness?

Every Monday, Trekaroo announces on our blog, either a fantastic giveaway or an incredible deal.  It could be a green water bottle, a hotel stay on Maui or theme park tickets. Return every Monday to the Talking Trekaroo Blog for the details. Want a reminder? Become a Trekaroo member or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Disclosure: The author received a complimentary MG for the purpose of this review.  She was not required to state any particular view; all opinions are her own.

About the author

Katie Bodell is Trekaroo’s Blog Editor, a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. She loves the Bible, learning & research, musical theater, indy music, artsy films, languages, and diverse cultural encounters. Her husband is thankful that google can now answer all of her perpetual random questions.
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