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mod*mom holiday giveaway :: peek mobile email device $100

the fantastic new peek mobile email device just debuted at target!
the 8mb
peek is simply email: no contracts, credit checks or activation fees.
i was checking these out in the target electronics section last week + i'm so excited target is offering a peek for a lucky mod*mom reader!

to enter to win a peek mobile email device, tell me in the comments your favorite features of the peek + how it would make your life easier.
(include your email address + blog url, so i can contact you when you win)
if you have a blog, please link to mod*mom before midnight december 15

by ~mod*mom~ at 21.11.08 ©


I love that it's available without a contract, and the QWERTY keyboard!

I need one to check my emails on the go!

By Blogger mel, at 11/21/2008 6:13 AM  

Dear mod*mom,

This would be perfect for my elderly mother who could not, in a million years, navigate a Blackberry or even a desktop. You see, she has mid stage Alzheimer's and this device would allow her to receive messages all day long from her children and grandchildren. We could email pics etc so we could be in constant contact with her. My mom would get the stimulation she needs and we would be better able to stay in touch because we could send our messages throughout the day and evening. With work, kids, etc we don't always have time to call and talk for an hour in the middle of the day when my mom really needs the contact. I also thinks this would help the grandchildren to be in touch. You should tell Target to market this as a receiving device for older people.

Thanks for your blog and the opportunity to comment on the Peek.


Ruth Williams

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/21/2008 6:19 AM  

I would totally get this for my mom! She always complains about not having a bad internet service connection at work. This would definitely solve her problem. I really like the fact that you can check up to 3 email accounts on it.

By Blogger Unknown, at 11/21/2008 6:53 AM  

This would just make my life so much easier. Checking email on the go? How simple! With a new baby coming (who is totally mobile) I need to be mobile too and it will be hard to be attached to my computer all day!

By Blogger Pickel, at 11/21/2008 7:14 AM  

I love the fact that you can access your emails anywhere. My mother would LOVE this!!

By Blogger Brooke, at 11/21/2008 7:50 AM  

Access up to 3 e-mail accounts and unlimited use for monthly fee (although wonder what that is). sounds lovely.
tvollowitz at aol dot com

By Blogger Stephanie, at 11/21/2008 8:29 AM  

I love the full qwerty keyboard. it would save me from all the typos i tend to make on my blackberry with my big, clumsy thumbs!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/21/2008 8:42 AM  

Its got to be the qwerty keyboard. I hate trying to type on my regular phone - this would a welcome change!

By Blogger Melissa Hannon, at 11/21/2008 9:19 AM  

Email anywhere with no hassle of contracts.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/21/2008 10:52 AM  

I like the cherry color and that you get 3 email accounts!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/21/2008 3:45 PM  

The full keyboard is great!

By Blogger Katina Sharp, at 11/21/2008 4:09 PM  

email on the go? that is definitely for me! i LIVE in the car... might as well do my emailing there too.

By Blogger abigail @ Paper and Cake, at 11/21/2008 5:34 PM  

OMG! To be able to check E-mails remotely without having to worry about all the other "stuff" on handheld devices would be divine for a luddite like me!

By Blogger PunditMom, at 11/21/2008 5:51 PM  

We travel often around the world and it would be awesome to be able to keep checking my e-mail.
That way I wouldn't have so many waiting for me when I get home.

By Blogger Bebemiqui, at 11/22/2008 6:15 AM  

This would be perfect for a gal like me who doesn't really need the whole blackberry shebang but just loves the ideal of mobile email!


By Blogger you big baby!, at 11/22/2008 9:11 AM  

Besides not having to have a contract, I love the 2.5" screen size since my eyesight's not what it use dto be! This would make my life easier by giving me the ability to do all my online business on the go...With a busy toddler, that's becoming a necessity!LOL! Thanks!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/22/2008 2:14 PM  

I know that this is going to sound a bit ridiculous, but I love that it has a QWERTY keyboard! My phone has predictive text which is so annoying when I'm texting to my hubby's emails. This way we can email back and forth and I don't have to use my phone at all.


By Blogger Lori, at 11/23/2008 9:24 AM  

I would love to have my email readily assessable! Especially since we are hoping to adopt and it would be so nice to know when we have important emails and to be able to communicate when we aren't at home!

Very, very cool.


By Blogger dust and kam, at 11/23/2008 12:38 PM  

Personally, I just love that shade of blue that it comes in!


By Blogger Karen, at 11/24/2008 5:48 AM  

Will it make my life easier? Probally not. but I like the no contract.

By Blogger forex, at 11/24/2008 5:59 AM  

I love the no contract. It would make it much easier to run a small business from home!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 7:35 AM  

It would be awesome for my grandma who refuses to buy a computer but so I can keep in touch with her.

By Blogger wooby3, at 11/24/2008 8:56 AM  

I like that I can get all three of my email accounts on it!!!

By Blogger Jen lleras, at 11/24/2008 9:00 AM  

I'm wondering when they are going to make something like this with a wider keyboard, or an expandable keyboard. I just hate the feel of texting for typing.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 11:18 AM  

That is awesome. I love that I would not have to turn on the computer to check my mail -- of course that would mean that I would be checking my email ALL THE TIME.

By Blogger melonkelli, at 11/24/2008 11:22 AM  

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By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 12:02 PM  

checking email anywhere!!!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 1:35 PM  

There are alot of things about this device that are so convenient! You can check your email at any time without having to be chained to your PC. Also the idea of not having a contract is wonderful! Great giveaway!

Vanessa C.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 2:04 PM  

I love the idea of the ease of checking email.

By Blogger Unknown, at 11/24/2008 3:20 PM  

I would love this, it would definitely make my life a lot easier because it would allow me to check my email wherever I am especially the times I don't have time to be on the computer. I love the full QWERTY keyboard and I really love the Peek in Cherry color. I also love that you can customize your backgrounds and themes. Thanks so much for such a great giveaway!


By Blogger furygirl3132, at 11/24/2008 3:35 PM  

wow , the ease of checking email everywhere & anytime . I am a mom of 3 and always on the go ,this would be so perfect !

thanks bunches :)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 5:35 PM  

I love that it is a portable device with larger screen than a cell phone. It would be so convenient to carry for email.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 6:42 PM  

I like that there is a flat fee for the monthly contract

By Blogger valerie2350, at 11/24/2008 6:50 PM  

I like that this only does email. I think that Peek is a great way to have portable email with out all of the bells and whistles of the blackberry. I don't really need facebook mobile. A peek would let me use the phone for talking and bring the email along when I need to have email.

By Blogger Lindsay, at 11/24/2008 7:32 PM  

This awesome little device would allow me to be on the go with my kids and not tied down to a computer or at the office. Email is my number 1 mode of communication and therefore I could still get work done but be out and about with my kids at the same time.

I also love the QWERTY keyboard! I HATE PHONE TYPING! HATE IT ;)

Thanks for this opportunity!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/24/2008 8:05 PM  

First things first, I love that you can access more than one email account. Second, a full keyboard. I cannot text! I'm not coordinated enough. But I can type! I'm a textbook soccer mom and could really use this to check emails on the run or while waiting between soccer or karate or school. Thanks for the great contest!

By Blogger Cori Westphal, at 11/24/2008 9:16 PM  

Accessing my email from ANYWHERE would be soooo amazing. I also like that it would be easy to type on the keypad so I could quickly send out emails!

By Blogger soonergal11, at 11/25/2008 2:03 AM  

I would love this for my mother to keep in contact with her in a simplistic way. I love that you can access email from anywhere.

By Blogger Kit Kat K, at 11/25/2008 4:28 AM  

I love the Cherry one :)
this has a full keyboard and a large screen! how great to be able to check e-mail from anywhere!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/25/2008 6:14 AM  

I love the fact you don't need a contract! I can do with things without a contract! Thanks for the great giveaway!

ann dot guns at mac dot com

By Blogger Ann, at 11/25/2008 10:26 AM  

I like that you can access multiple email accounts. I don't have email support on my phone, and i'm often on-call, which means I have to stay close to a computer. Having something like this would mean I could go out and do things with my family and stay in contact with work.

By Blogger Brian, at 11/25/2008 12:28 PM  

Wow, no contract is so wonderful! I like the fact that you can access multiple email accounts. Thanks for the giveaway.

By Blogger cathykent, at 11/25/2008 6:38 PM  

I love the email! Also I blogged about your giveaway at one of my blogs

By Blogger Unknown, at 11/25/2008 9:54 PM  

Mmmm, nice keyboard!!! And wow, would it be cool to be able to check emails away from home. That would've come in really handy for me last week when I missed a deadline just because I was unavoidably away from home and didn't get an email in time.

By Blogger Wendy, at 11/25/2008 11:17 PM  

i like the who deal of having no contract, i don't even own a cell phone and contracts are one of the main reasons why. i would use this as a quick way of getting touch with people while i'm away from home... whether it be vacations, work or school.

By Blogger annalene, at 11/26/2008 2:16 PM  

Awesome gadget! They're on sale right now too.


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/26/2008 3:57 PM  

Wow! what a great idea for a product! so useful for moms on the go!! :)

By Blogger Unknown, at 11/26/2008 5:57 PM  

The convenience of checking my email while I wait for my kids to get out of practice in the parking lot. AWESOME!

ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

By Blogger Abby, at 11/26/2008 10:08 PM  

I love the fact that this little baby has flash memory. No hard drive problems is definitely a big plus!

I have (gasp) no cell phone; never have so I can only imagine how wonderful it would be to own one of these. I've heard many nice things about these and would take good care of it, love it and call it George.:)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11/29/2008 6:01 PM  

NO contract. gosh, seems these days you cant get anything without agreeing to pay them for 2 or more years.

By Blogger Misty, at 11/29/2008 8:05 PM  

I like that there is no contract - would be so nice to have email access when I'm on the go :)

By Blogger valerie2350, at 11/29/2008 8:21 PM  

I love that it can be used for multiple email accounts. I would give it to Hubs who has his own business. It would make him much less tied to the house!

Thanks for entering me!!!

mommynamedapril at gmail dot com

By Blogger April, at 11/30/2008 6:57 AM  

I have a very cheap, plain cell phone now and I've alway been envious of people who can check their email with their phones. I'd love to have this while I'm at work and without internet access; I'd be able to check my emails before I get home. What a blessing that would be.


By Blogger Unknown, at 12/01/2008 12:23 AM  

This is a great product. It would make my life sooooo much easier. I have my own construction cleaning business and also work full time in an office. This would also help me keep in touch with my son in college easier.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/01/2008 7:39 AM  

I'm a busy mom of 3, so this would be a great way to check my email while in line doing pick ups or drop offs!

bewell75 at gmail dot com

By Blogger Bettina, at 12/01/2008 8:51 AM  

This would be perfect for my step mom. she always stays at work late in the real estate business due to emails. this way she could leave at her normal time!
I love that there is no contract too.

thanks so much for the chace!

karissag at

By Blogger Unknown, at 12/01/2008 9:31 AM  

I love the fact that there is no contracts to sign up for and that you can check you email whenever you want. Cool phone indeed.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/01/2008 10:13 AM  

I don’t have a phone that dos email, so this would be a great addition. I am a full time working mom, to 5 year old twins. Checking email on the go would save my precious time!

By Blogger Carly, at 12/01/2008 4:48 PM  

I'd love to stay connected with a PEEK. Nice and simple

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/01/2008 5:25 PM  

Quiet email communication instead of trying to talk while caring for baby

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/01/2008 5:32 PM  

This would definately make life more simple by being able to check my email anytime and conveniently. This would also make a nice gift for my mom. Thanks for the giveaway and Merry Christmas!

By Blogger Kristi Price, at 12/01/2008 6:41 PM  

I like that it's high res and has the full QWERTY

By Blogger Melanie, at 12/03/2008 9:03 PM  

my favorite feature is the full qwerty keyboard. i'd use it to keep track of all my son's little preschool friends

By Blogger wigget, at 12/08/2008 4:45 AM  

I like the unlimited email. We do Ebay & this would make communications with potential buyers much more efficient. Also if I found something I wanted to sell, while I was out & about, I could look it up to see if it would be worth listing.
Great little gadget it looks like.


By Blogger jamaise, at 12/08/2008 7:29 PM  

I like the unlimited email. We do Ebay & this would make communications with potential buyers much more efficient. Also if I found something I wanted to sell, while I was out & about, I could look it up to see if it would be worth listing.
Great little gadget it looks like.


By Blogger jamaise, at 12/08/2008 7:29 PM  

I love that it has a full keyboard!

ajcmeyer aT go DOT com

By Blogger Abby, at 12/08/2008 7:31 PM  

I really like the full keyboard. I would use this to keep in touch with my dad who does not have a computer of his own. Thanks!

By Blogger Jenna, at 12/08/2008 7:39 PM  

I need the internet on the go just for checking my email so this is perfect. I don't want to pay hefty monthly charges for anything else. Also I think the keyboard is so friendly and the fact that it supports three email ids is great.
bvbabybv at

By Blogger Jo, at 12/08/2008 8:53 PM  

no contract is enough for drool-worthiness but I also like that the qwerty keyboard buttons aren't too close together.

Man my life would be so much easier with this!

mgoddess5 at gmail dot com

By Blogger M, at 12/09/2008 12:24 AM  

Wow this is so cool. We live in such a techy world and it would be perfect to check emails on the road. I love the fact that there is no contracts and there is not monthly fee. This would make my life so much simpler. Great giveaway and thanks.

By Blogger Unknown, at 12/09/2008 4:16 AM  

I would LOVE to win this!! My favorite feature is that you can access more than one email account--that's important for me since I keep up with both a school and personal account. This would make my life SO much easier because my husband and I don't have cellphones (I know, I know, we're the last people on earth. . . ), but we keep up with email since we're both on computers a lot. This would be GREAT for when one of us isn't in the office. Thanks!

By Blogger miller lawn service, at 12/09/2008 5:09 AM  

My New Year's Resolution for 2009 is to keep in better touch with people, by trying to write at least 1 long, social email a day (I'm bringing letter writing back!). The Peek would make my new goal SO much easier!

By Blogger Sarah, at 12/09/2008 6:06 AM  

I love the 3 color options, though I'm boring and would go with gray. But I also like that it is the full QWERTY Keyboard. One reason I don't text with my phone...I hate the keyboard on it!

By Blogger PS, at 12/09/2008 6:34 AM  

I love the full keyboard.



mhgatti (at) yahoo (dot) com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/09/2008 7:36 AM  

I own a website and this would allow me to reply to emails and orders when I am not at home.

By Blogger Simply Stacie, at 12/09/2008 10:49 AM  

I would be able to enjoy my family more if I had my email at my fingertips. I like that this products is sleek and won't bulk me up!

Lee :)
leechrista @ gmail dot com

By Blogger MySentimentExactLee, at 12/09/2008 12:54 PM  

having my email at my fingertips when ever i wanted it would be great!!


By Blogger Jayme, at 12/09/2008 4:03 PM  

i'd love to win

By Blogger Sarah, at 12/09/2008 4:33 PM  

i love that there is no contract. I would love to give this to my step mom. the nicest person I know.

karissag at

By Blogger Unknown, at 12/09/2008 10:06 PM  

I would like it for my mom who does not need all the bells and whistles, just wants to check her email on the go

By Blogger Kit Kat K, at 12/10/2008 4:52 PM  

I work 17 hour days and being able to check my email would be fantastic!

By Blogger Marcy Bock, at 12/10/2008 5:56 PM  

I like the QWERTY keyboard. I would love to be able to check my email from anywhere. resenn (at) gmail (dot) com

By Blogger Becky, at 12/10/2008 6:23 PM  

no contract, no credit check...I LOVE IT!!!

madamerkf at aol dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/10/2008 10:02 PM  

I would be so happy to have email everywhere

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/11/2008 12:29 PM  

This would keep everyone in touch with their email while on the go. It would be a great gift for those who just can't cope with a computer and we all have a few like that in our families.

By Blogger bettycd, at 12/12/2008 5:41 AM  

I love being able to access emails anywhere so I can keep track of things for school!

By Blogger kaylee8, at 12/12/2008 12:31 PM  

I like that you can up to 3 accounts! How cool!! This would make my life SOOOOO much easier. Not only would it help with blogging and such, but it would be ultra handy in June. I'm the Public Relations Director for the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Pageant and I like to spend my week helping with what I can, but I'm usually tied to the house fielding PR's and requests.

Thanks for the chance to win!

I've got ya linked in my blogroll!!

By Blogger Sky, at 12/12/2008 2:09 PM  

It is easy to learn and use and for me, this is important. Doreen

By Blogger doreen lamoureux, at 12/12/2008 5:03 PM  

I would find this to be invaluable because it would really be a great gift for my husband. He is a youth pastor and constantly pouring into the youth of our church. A BIG way that he connects with them is through the internet. This would be SUCH a huge blessing for him. Please choose us! Thanks for having this giveaway!
Private Blog:

By Blogger RecoveringCoffeeholic, at 12/13/2008 2:14 PM  

This would be so nice to access internet on the go especially for work. Thanks for the awesome giveaway

By Blogger Megan and Erik, at 12/13/2008 7:00 PM  

Great to have a quick way to access email without booting up the computer. Love the familiar qwerty keyboard.

dlcwin AT gmail DOT com

By Blogger Tempest52, at 12/14/2008 11:19 AM  

the full keyboard is a big bonus and i know i would be checking my email every 20 min!

By Blogger Buki Family, at 12/14/2008 3:16 PM  

i love this it would give me a chance to keep up on my emails at work thanks so much for a great giveaway

By Blogger Unknown, at 12/14/2008 4:25 PM  

I like that you can access up to three email accounts. I would use it to stay caught up on my email from anywhere.

deidre_durance at hotmail dot com

By Blogger Asylumgirl, at 12/14/2008 7:04 PM  

I love the Full QWERTY Keyboard. This would be a lifesaver because I hate typing on a normal cell phone. Thanks!

By Blogger Ilissa, at 12/14/2008 10:30 PM  

To be honest, I never knew such a thing as this ever existed. As you can tell, I am a stay at home mom of soon to be three kids who doesn't frequent the electronics department enough because I would have already wanted one of these!! Hahha!! I could foresee this making my life so much more manageable! I am always on the go with the my two toddlers plus I am expecting my third soon so I really dont' have much time to sit in front of a computer to catch up on my e-mails. Thanks for a great giveaway :)

By Blogger Veronica, at 12/15/2008 7:02 AM  

Love the 'keyboard' - - that's one thing I miss about my sidekick: QWERTY.
I love the fact that you can use it almost anywhere (except in our local schools, as not even my cell phone works in there!).

By Blogger /\Heather/\, at 12/15/2008 8:25 AM  

I love that it has a Full QWERTY Keyboard, 8MB Flash Memory, easy to use & scroll, nationwide coverage, Ultra thin. It would make my life easier by allowing me to always check and send my mail. Its small & easy to use. And I have acid burnt vocal cords so my voice is permanently damaged so it would allow me to communicate all the time and easier than carrying around pen & paper.

By Blogger Liz, at 12/15/2008 8:44 AM  

As a tight budget girl, I LOVE the no-contract feature!

kujoko at att dot net

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/15/2008 9:50 AM  

i love that you can take this anywhere it will fit right in your pocket..better than lugging a laptop around :)

By Blogger klp1965, at 12/15/2008 10:13 AM  

Just being able to check my email on the run during the entire day would make my life much easier - I would always be in touch with my co-workers

By Blogger NASCAR Race Mom, at 12/15/2008 12:15 PM  

I definitely love that there's no contract involved because who knows what's going to change and when? This would so come in handy to be able to check email on the go because I have a 2-year-old and another baby due any day now and I don't feel like I'm going to have much time to sit at my computer soon!


By Blogger Xenia, at 12/15/2008 1:21 PM  

As a busy mom, I love the idea of emails on the go. Plus the added bonus of no contracts is great!!

By Blogger angieplays, at 12/15/2008 1:38 PM  

I love the idea of having internet on the go! Brilliant! : )))

Thanks so much for this fabulous give~away! : )))


By Blogger Leah, at 12/15/2008 6:27 PM  

i love there being no contract, now i can check my emails without gong on the computer!

By Blogger Samantha P, at 12/15/2008 8:57 PM  

The best thing....the Full QWERTY Keyboard!

I like how I can check my email anywhere I am! I can stay in touch with my friends and family

jasonncaryn at yahoo dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/15/2008 9:40 PM  

My faovrite feature is the qwerty keyboard! The peek would make my life easier by makign checking email on the go easier

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/19/2008 8:59 AM  

Nice device, but I fail to see its usefulness. I can do all of the above and much, much more w/ my iPhone 3G.

Seems a bit....useless as far as the utility of the device goes.

Just my two cents.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2/10/2009 5:07 AM  

Just wondering if your picking a winner.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2/12/2009 7:56 AM  

Just wondering if your picking a winner.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2/12/2009 7:56 AM  

No winner yet?

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4/14/2009 6:56 AM  

please please choose a winner!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5/08/2009 8:48 PM  

This is just annoying. Why would you have a giveaway if you don't intend on choosing a winner?

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/06/2009 7:08 AM  

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