MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple-Themed Plush Pillow From Throwboy

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Throwboy to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a plush, squeezable version of a classic Apple product like an original iPhone, Classic Macintosh, iMac G3, original iPod, and more.

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Throwboy has a collection of different plush pillow options modeled after Apple designs, with each pillow priced at $30 to $40. The main collection of Iconic pillows is meant to look like classic Apple devices including the 1984 original Macintosh, the 1998 ‌iMac‌ G3, the 2001 iPod, and the 2007 original ‌iPhone‌.

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There are also other designs available from the Throwboy website like the classic Finder icon and the rainbow colored Spinning Wheel pillow modeled after the Mac's infamous wheel of death.

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Each Throwboy pillow features intricate embroidery to match the detailing on the Apple product they're meant to look like. The 1998 pillow, modeled after the original ‌iMac‌ G3, features bright Bondi Blue fabric with details like the CD slot, power button, and more.

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The 1984 pillow designed to look like the Classic Macintosh has a rainbow logo, floppy disk drive, and iconic square shape, and the 1977 Apple II pillow has embroidered keys, a rainbow logo, and other true to life detailing.

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The 2001 pillow modeled after Apple's original iPod features click wheel embroidery, the 2007 pillow looks just like the original ‌iPhone‌ with thick black bezels and a white body, and the multi-colored spinning wheel pillow is a life size version of the Mac icon.

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All of Throwboy's plushes are soft, huggable, and the ideal size to use as a throw pillow on a couch or a chair. The Iconic pillow collection is also a great gift idea that would be perfect for any Apple fan.

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We have 10 of Throwboy's pillows to give away, and each winner will be able to pick their favorite pillow: ‌iMac‌ G3, iPod, Apple II, Classic Macintosh, Finder Icon, and original ‌iPhone‌. To enter to win our giveaway, use the Gleam.io widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, following us on Instagram, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years or older and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible to enter. To offer feedback or get more information on the giveaway restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.


The contest will run from today (July 17) at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time on July 24. The winners will be chosen randomly on July 24 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

For those that want to purchase a pillow, Throwboy is offering a 15 percent discount with promo code "rumors" when checking out. The deal will be available until Sunday, July 19.

Top Rated Comments

JerryCooke Avatar
29 months ago
This is my old friend Roberto’s company, so proud to see him continuing to get exposure for his company :3
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dezlboy Avatar
29 months ago
Warning.....if you select "Twitter" you have to give this company access to way too much info. MacRumors, I'm disappointed you would allow this, even when contestants see warning.

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Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DinkThifferent Avatar
29 months ago
*sad european noises*
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jclo Avatar
29 months ago

Warning.....if you select "Twitter" you have to give this company access to way too much info. MacRumors, I'm disappointed you would allow this, even when contestants see warning.
Thanks for bringing this up. I'm going to tweak the Twitter entry method to prevent MR readers from having to connect to Gleam like this.

Edit: Changed this entry option so there's no need to give Gleam your Twitter access. I do ask for your Twitter handle, and that's so I can go check to make sure you're following MR. Should be much more straightforward now.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Erehy Dobon Avatar
29 months ago
What? No John Sculley voodoo doll? Pity.

:p
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Duckyduckbumps Avatar
29 months ago
I just wonder how they get away with the Icon Pillow, in terms of intellectual property? The other products omit the logos.


These things look like they were made in a high school crafts class.
Went to a fancy high school huh?

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