Windows Phone Cake Contest: Bake a Cake, Win a Windows Phone
Article by George Norman
On 26 May 2012
Redmond-based software giant Microsoft is not shy to boast about Windows Phone’s start screen. Microsoft’s Michael Stroh for example described the start screen as “pretty sweet.” And speaking about things that are pretty sweet, Windows Phone fans shared pics of cakes that present the smartphone’s start screen via Windows Phone’s Facebook page.

And that got the Windows Phone team thinking – why don’t we turn this into an opportunity to give away some stuff? So the Windows Phone team decided to run a competition that can be resumed in a just a few words: bake a cake that focuses on Windows Phone and you could win a Windows Phone.


The Windows Phone Team announced via its blog and via its Facebook page that if you create a Windows Phone-themed cake, take a pic of the aforementioned cake, then submit the pick on the Cake Contest Facebook page, you have the chance to win cool new Windows Phone (the team did not specify what model Windows phone).

Please note that you must be the one who baked the cake in the image; it doesn’t matter if it is an old image, it only matters that you baked it. You should also note that the all entries for the contest must be received by May 30th. The community will be asked to vote on these entries; the voting ends on June 6th. The three entrants that receive the most votes during this period will be rewarded with a new Windows Phone.

That’s right! Microsoft will give away three Windows Phones as part of the Windows Phone Cake Contest. The three most popular Windows Phone-themed cakes will be rewarded with a Windows Phone.

If you want to find out more about the rules of the Windows Phone Cake Contest, Microsoft posted them on SkyDrive here.

Tags: Microsoft, Windows Phone, Facebook, cake, contest
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