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Welcome to the 2nd Annual Droid Life Reader Appreciation Week!

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Droid Life Reader Appreciation Week!

As many of you may remember from last year’s inaugural event, this is the one time of year that we like to simply say “Thanks!” to the DL community for being the best on the internet. Others will claim to be the biggest or most comprehensive, but no one comes close to the millions of passionate, intelligent, and friendly crew of Android enthusiasts that hang out here on a daily and monthly basis. You are all truly the greatest, and make doing this job a joy each and every day.

So yeah, this is Reader Appreciation Week, a 5-day bonanza of Android-related giveaways. Last year, we handed out 3 tablets, a bunch of apps, some DL swag, Android collectibles, and a case here and there. It was a blast. But you know what? This is year 2, so we turned it up another notch. In fact, we turned it up a couple of notches. The Droid Life community has a chance to walk away with 5 different Tegra 3 powered devices (4 tablets and 1 phone) from NVIDIA, more cases from Spigen and Seidio than you can count, XGEAR tempered glass protectors, exclusive DL hoodies and t-shirts, and so much more. The photo above doesn’t even include it all and is more a less a sampling of the stuff sitting around my office. It’s going to be wild!

Schedule of Events:

Since we have 5-mega prizes (the tablets and phone), we’ll give one of them away each day in the signature giveaway of sorts. These will be full 24-hour contests so that everyone has a chance to enter. The rest of the stuff (cases, shirts, screen protectors, and apps) will be tossed out sporadically with short windows for entry. Since we have so many things to give away, it’ll be like rapid fire throughout much of the week. Basically what I’m saying is that you shouldn’t leave Droid Life for the next 5 days or you may miss out on a chance to win an amazing prize or two.

Entering Contests:

Our contests tend to be built around social media. Since we like to spread Android love through Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, many of these contests can only be entered through those outlets. We’ll still have some that are comment-only for those that aren’t into the social thing. Each contest post will describe the mode of entry, but also be aware that some contests will simply be announced through Twitter, Facebook or Google+ and may never make it to the front page of DL. To make sure that you have the best chance at entering each contest, we highly recommend that you:

We will also be tagging posts with [RAW] or #RAW so that you can pick out the Reader Appreciation Week coverage as it unfolds.


Before we begin, we wanted to recognize the many sponsors that stepped up this year to make this the biggest 1-week giveaway you will find anywhere on the internet. Big thanks to the folks at NVIDIA (as always) for putting up five Tegra 3 devices and for being such a great Android player. Another big shout out to Spigen SGP and the countless cases and goodies they have provided to DL to giveaway over the last few months, to Seidio for the bundle of fun, and to XGEAR for re-doing their tempered glass protectors and allowing us to hand them out.

Everyone ready? The first contest kicks off in about an hour!

  • i wanna win it

  • cizzlen

    Droid LIFE PEACE

  • Droid Life, you popped on my G+ feed and I’ve been hungry since. Make sense?? THANKS FOR EVERYTHING!!

  • BigFonz

    You guys are awesome!

  • devin stawicki

    I remember reading about the first one when it happened. I entered for 1 thing, didn’t win, NOW I’M COMING BACK FOR ALL OF IT BABY. ALL OF IT.

  • Nicolas Zdarzyl

    goona be a lovely week

  • yay

  • Justin

    Your site is one of the best bravo!!

  • Droid-Life is what got me to return my 1.5 week old Blackberry Storm 2 and get the OG Droid instead. SO glad I made the change! Thanks for gettin me hooked!

  • Love the news. The just wish I could win once

  • Thanks for the contests K. I’ve been here since the beginning as well. Cheers!

  • Sweet! Thanks! I mention you guys all of the time to friends who are phone/tablet shopping. You are my favorite android site.

  • joejoe5709

    Definitely staying tuned. Thanks!

  • I remember when this site used to be small, only a post or two a day and now its amazing! First website I check in the morning and the last before I goto bed! Keep it up!

  • I love you guys.

  • Amenemhat1

    Since its reader appriciation, I hope this means tons of G-Nex goodies 🙂

  • so glad i have been a droid life reader since the OG droid

  • CodeToJoy

    May I suggest a hashtag other than #RAW? You’re gonna get buried tonight under WWE related tweets… maybe #DLRAW?

  • Looking forward to the giveaways and much thanks to Droid Life and their sponsors! =D

  • tomn1ce

    Oh boy a week full of goodies…..I hope that I can score this time around. 🙂 Good luck everyone…and thank you DL for making this possible.

  • Awesome of you guys!

  • paul_cus

    Big week. Should be fun.

  • gamaliel h.

    o boy goodiez..i love DL n its community

  • kdegz

    Aww Ive been with DL since the release of my OG Droid! Love you guys!!

  • Its the O.G. Droid Nut. Literally been here since the start. As always glad to see the site where its at today,Cheers!

  • MikeOliveira

    love the DL its my first read every morning, lunch and dinner break.

  • Thank You D-Life! The knowledge you give me is priceless! And I love to make fun of the iTards with some of your articles!

  • runway500

    I remember when I got my OG This was the first site i came to back when it had its old school lay out. Ive been here everyday since.

  • I’d like one of those Nexus 7’s please!

  • Best Android site. I’ve been here since OG Droid hit the market. Can’t get enough of DL. Check for new articles every hour.Long live Droid-Life thanks Kellen for everything.

    • wickets

      ditto on the sentiments….excellent site

  • Kristina Zajur

    Last game downloaded- Machinarium!

  • Been following on Twitter, Facebook, and visit this site for many hours everyday. Any suggestions for the RSS feed? A particular app perhaps or how do it set it up on my G-nex?

  • Damn can’t believe its been 3 years almost since the Droid revolution began. ANDROID FTW.


    I really want one of those Droid-Life shirts…

  • yesssssss

  • brett hadley

    As always DL is proving why they are the best.

  • Thanks for your time! 😀

  • glaw52

    Kellen, you and DL are the best

  • cloutist4

    Two and a half years now I check DL almost every day. Its the only the only good thing about Monday at the end of a fun weekend!

  • Andrew Remmers

    Glad I found this place when it was fairly young 🙂

  • luke danielson

    I love this week!

  • azholio

    I found you guys the day I bought my OG Droid and haven’t missed a day yet! You are essential reading.

    • brett hadley

      I did too! funny. It has really been 3 years now… CRAZY!

  • david mastros

    This is the best website on Android related stuff that i have been apart of and thank you guys for doing what you do for all of us out here in the rest of the world.

  • Followed you guys since the first Motorola Droid cam out. Only site really out at that time dedicated to droid’s…… Keep up the good work. Im on your site day and night waiting to see what news comes out!!!!

  • droidify

    I’m going to win this year, I can feel it.

  • That’s quite a stack of goodies you guys have acquired for your readers!

  • julz

    I remember when the gb update for original droid was out lol

  • Andrew Vanderwall

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And I am not just saying that.

  • dragonflyr

    nice stash of stuff ya got there.

  • peter robinson

    This is a great reason to be a droid life fan. Even though i didnt win last year. Still great though. Good luck to everyone!

  • Thanks for keeping us informed of the top android news Kellex, I ‘ve been with you guys since the original droid came out:). Once again I appreciate all your hard work Kellex and thank you.

  • Brittany n

    This is great thanksDROID-LIFE 🙂

  • Chris Baxter


  • EvanTheGamer

    This is awesome! Droid-Life is easily the single greatest Android site on the ‘Net! You guys really do take care of your own!

    Wasn’t so lucky last year, but maybe luck will be on my side this year….here’s hoping! 🙂

    You guys truly rock!!

  • Applesux

    I want one of those awesome Transformer Primes.!

  • And this is why I tell my wife to “shut her mouth” when I am browsing your site. Ok…maybe I don’t say it like that but she does get annoyed with all the time I spend on the site. This is my go to site for all things Android and eventhough I am not a techie the stuff I have learned from Droid Life helps me fool my friends into thinking I am..atleast a little bit. THANKS DL FOR KICKING ASS!

  • kaufkin

    Hey, what clock is that?


    I’ve been trying to get my DL account activated forever, now. I’ve emailed numerous times with no response 🙁

  • Guest

    And this is why i tell my wife to “shut her mouth” when I am browsing your site. Ok…maybe i don’t say it like that but she does get annoyed with all the time i spend on the site. This is my go to site for all things Android and eventhough i am not a techie the stuff i have learned from here helps me foll my friends into thinking I am..atleast a little bit. THANKS DL FOR KICKING ASS!

  • awesome!

  • EC8CH

    I would love to win a VZW G-Nex pogo dock 😛

  • Nick Norman

    Hells Bells! Lets get RAW rollin!

  • Sean


  • Jooski

    Addicted to this site. Keep up the awesome work.

  • First website I check when I wake up and last one before I go to sleep. Droid-Life rocks!

  • JoshGroff

    “Basically what I’m saying is that you shouldn’t leave Droid Life for the next 5 days or you may miss out on a chance to win an amazing prize or two.”

    It’s not like I leave the site ever anyway. 🙂

    • Christian Guarino

      Lol true story

      • Michael Schnider

        Lol I have a feeling we all have a tab open in Google Chrome at all times just for DL 🙂

        • Jason Self


  • Wooo I hope I win something since the stupid Saints screwed me from the ESPN Eliminator contest.

  • BleedBlueNYG86


  • Asimoalex

    Let’s go!!!! I have my eyes in that transformer

  • John Wildman

    Still my number one site for the latest android news!

  • Winning!

  • DL Rocks!

  • jazzsax1118

    I guess this means i have to create a twitter now.

  • Cant wait, hope I win something, especially a nexus 7!

  • Congrats @DroidLife! Can’t wait to win any of the device shown above… Let’s see what device see’s XenonHD rom because of Droid Life! 😀

  • Still keep my OG in my car with its DL background on as a dedicated media player and backup phone. God, I love Android <3

  • Mclovin

    DL rules!!!!

  • SecurityNick

    Best. Android Site. Ever. I like you guys so much, I mention you in my own blog (won’t do any shameless promotion though) 🙂

  • Yusss.

  • Clint O

    Cannot wait!!!!

  • taylor banasiak

    I second that there goes work this week lol

  • Southrncomfortjm

    A Transformer tablet would make my day… maybe even my month!

  • ScottyfromGA

    This is the one site I go to for ALL my ANDROID/DROID/Galaxy updates and news….I even had a story posted on the front page one time! I was the guy that put out the news to people to check their e-mails for “loyalty programs” from Verizon and maybe could get a new Nexus for free, (which I did). It would make my year and my daughters if I could get my hands on one of these tablets, (my daughters was stolen from our house due to a break-in) OR that XGEAR tempered glass for my Nexus. My kid cracked the screen and where it is, I believe it’ll cover it right up. I’m not begging…but I’d be so honored to receive such a product from you guys here at Droid-Life. Love the site…love the message it spreads and I love Android!

  • Michael Schnider

    One of the many reason I continue to follow Droid-Life!! The great news and You guys take care of your PEEPS!!!! Thank you:)

  • Shawn Kim

    let’s do this!

  • Christian Guarino

    Thanks DL for the appreciation! Keep the news coming!

  • root4life

    i have been an reading this site from the first day i got my moto droid1 and havent stopped. it continues to be my favorite android news site. thanks for the appreciation as i have appreciated your great content over the last few years. cheers kellex and crew

  • DROID-LIFE is the greatest! So happy I found this site, I’m on here every single day for hours just refreshing waiting for new posts lol. I would be the happiest guy on the planet to get one of those glass screen protectors for my gs3

  • So glad my friend turned me on to this forum. Love feeling like part of a community.

  • Zack Olivas

    Yesss I’m so down!

  • tablet? i wanna tablet!

  • John

    There goes my work week. Thanks

  • Havoc70

    cant wait! “Fingers crossed”

  • MC


  • Barry Taylor

    WOO HOO! This should be fun!

  • Hopefully my constant reading of this site pays off 😀

  • NyReynolds

    I’d like to win a tablet please

  • OH BOY!

  • Sweet Droid-licious….I love DL!!!!! No other site has done anything like this for their readers, you all ROCK!!!!

  • Is booyah still relevant?

    • Booyah

      It’s always relevant.

  • ksat

    Totally Ready to win something! Thanks DL for being the best…

  • T4rd

    So those of us that don’t MyFaceTweeBookSpace (sp? =p) can’t enter all of the contests? =( I hope you make the “mega-prizes” comment only!

  • any idea how to get notifications from facebook and google+ whenever droid life posts anything in those 2 sites?

  • CoronaDoug


  • TomStieger

    Twitter – Followed
    Facebook – Liked
    Google+ – Circled
    RSS – Added

    I’m good to go! 🙂

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    i’ll take ONE of EACH please. Thank yoU!

  • This is the one site i look at every morning!!!!

  • Murphy

    Keeping it locked.

  • muffnman

    This is going to be epic. But hopefully not a Samsung Epic. #IkeedIkeed #letsroll

  • StealieSubie


  • I did ALL the above. Give me some love DL!! 😉

  • CompCrash

    I’m sorry but, want… Want… Want… Want… Want… Want…

  • Bob Dlux

    Yay! Thanks Droid life!

  • This makes me glad to be part of the Droid Life family. Here since the beginning. Thank you so much Droid Life!

    • Thanks for hanging with us for….well, almost 3 years now. Crazy.

      • 3 awesome years. You’re the premiere site for Android news. Thanks for everything Kellen, we appreciate it.

        • nightscout13

          Phandroid has true open discussions. Here, you can get banned for various reasons. At Phandroid they take the good with the bad.

      • …have been a faithful for 2 years and 11 months:)). Thanks Joe T for making me buy the DROID on DAY one even though I had no idea what android was…lol…was going to buy a Blackberry…

        • EvanTheGamer

          My first so-called smart(dumb)phone was the terrible BlackBerry Storm. Worst pile of nothing I ever spent money on…horrible, horrible device. But whatever..then when I got my REAL smartphone the still-incredible Droid X, I never looked back. That mobile device was the real deal, and still is even to this day.

          • Same, had a BlackBerry Brick until the Droid X came out. Bought it on release day and found Droid-Life almost immediately after.

            Now I’m waiting on the next bunch of Nexii.

    • EvanTheGamer

      Wholeheartedly agree…best Android site & community on the world wide web! I will continue to frequent Droid-Life until the Internet no longer exists…which to say, will be forever. Or until the end of days. Or until I meet the stranger in black. Guess whichever comes first. *knock on wood*

      Thanks guys, you all are awesome!

      • michael arazan

        Thanks to this site for the best accessories, apps and Information I havegotten and learned to make my android assisted life way better, I recomend to everyone, even the VZW reps who wish to learn more from my knowledge of android information and phones thanks to DL.

    • Brian Sargent

      Got my OG Droid tips on here and been here ever since. Got OG Droid a couple of months after it came out. Wow.

  • woot, love the giveaways!!!

  • Droild-Life is awesome… great articles and information and last but not lease giveaway!!!

  • IN

  • Lambo_21

    awesome, love you guys!

  • David Rosen

    oh i am freakin ready!

  • I’m pretty jacked up! Let’s gooooo!

  • awesome!

  • Joey Miranda

    lets do this!

    • Droidzilla

      Dayum, DAYUM, DAYUM!!