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The Droid Life Show: Episode 2

Welcome to episode 2 of The Droid Life Show! The show starts promptly at 6:00PM Pacific (9:00PM Eastern).

During tonight’s show, we are giving away three (3) Nexus 7 16GB tablets to lucky members of the DL community, all thanks to our friends at NVIDIA (follow them at @NVIDIATegra). In order to enter, all you have to do is watch the show and hang out in the chat. We’ll choose our three winners from those hanging out in the chat room towards the end.

Everyone ready?  

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  • GLEN

    For those who have children to manage and other random intefernce during show time, I would like a clear link to watch the episode at a later time–even with the understanding no prize is avIlable. You seemed to have a better back link to the first week’s show. Searching for this week toom me through loops of referrences to both weeks with no clear path to watch the week 2 show. Maybe this is part of the issues you are considering after your problems with the second episode. As your interesting show grows, a landing spot with links to recet shows would be greatly appreceited.

  • Thomas

    Great job guys. Ron, I really enjoy your insight & thoughts when asked to comment on certain topics. Tim, stop trying to be funny bro..it’s not working for ya. When you make everything a joke, your comments become null & void. Not trying to be rude just give honest feedback.

  • Rich

    What is funny is that you have beats audio headphones… What a POS and a waste of money…

  • George

    Great show. All four of you guys are sharp and intelligent. I hope Google is paying attention to your site and show (they should hire all four of you for brainstorming alone). My last two phone purchases have been based on your articles. I’m not the smartest tech person and I try to keep with learning stuff on your site but I did not know how to go into chat to win one of the Nexus 7s.

  • Seth Schorr

    Why does Ron say that you can’t use the Nexus 7 in landscape? It works great in landscape! I do use it that way often.

    • JoshGroff

      Maybe the homescreen, but that was made rotatable with 4.1.2.

    • You can use it, but like JoshGroff said it was added in an update. I think the reason it was an option from the beginning is that the N7 doesn’t work well in landscape compared to a full 10 inch tablet because of the shape of the display.

  • giobotigi

    i missed the show.. watching now.. did they give the nexus’ away?

  • Spider210

    Darn couldn’t stay logged in

  • they should have just used this..

  • So were we supposed to be logged into IRC chat to be eligible? I was on Google+ AND droidlife.com. ???

  • Apologies for the technical difficulties tonight. Second show, learned a bunch of stuff. Overall, I thought the show went well, but the web client for the chat couldn’t keep up with the massive amounts of people we brought in for the contest.

    We will have more contests, potentially one next week. We will also find a more stable option for people to chat along.

    Again, apologies for the issues tonight, but we greatly appreciate you all coming and joining in on the fun. Come back next week!

    • 1bad69z28

      Hey Keelex it was a great show. A lot of us were commenting on the Hangouts comment section, so don’t know if you guys saw those comments or not.

      Hopefully you guys did see us there 🙂 Again, great saw man keep it coming guys

      Go Giants!!! Giving the Tigers a SF Beat Down

      • michael arazan

        Welcome back, my friends
        to the show that never ends.
        We’re so glad you could attend!
        Come inside! Come inside!
        There behind a glass
        stands a real blade of grass
        be careful as you pass.
        Move along! Move along!
        Come inside, the show’s about to start
        guaranteed to blow your head apart
        Rest assured you’ll get your money’s worth
        The greatest show it happens a hell-of-alot.

        You’ve got to see the show, it’s a dynamo.
        You’ve got to see the show, it’s rock and roll

    • My apologies to everyone about the terrible escapade in regards to the live event footage. My devices were not playing nice tonight. 🙁

  • Yitz

    I got on at 7:01 and stayed on until now (still on!) go figure…

  • contest is over, winners have been PM’d.

  • baldypal

    congrats to those who could stay on long enough to win

  • azturbomini

    Oh man. I can’t log in. 🙁

  • Thanks for a great show and a fun time. Grats to the winners and see you all next week!

  • bratliff

    They said they would change next time they are aware it didn’t work very well..

  • Jeff Ayers

    can you PM me again. jeffayers

  • They should Pick a winner from the comments. System keeps crashing.

  • Themanhere10

    i keep getting kicked off too!

  • droyd4life

    who wonn

  • Patrick

    how do you know if you won? what messages do you check?

    • Jeffrey Garcia

      thats what im wondering

  • Kicked booted butthurt

  • I guess I didn’t win because I got kicked at the end
    Was a good chat anyway, Will be turning in weekly.

  • Tim can you post who you chose if they didn’t answer you. Tons of us kept getting kicked off.

  • Mapekz

    For the record, IRC is fine; it’s been fine for decades and Freenode is a very powerful and tech-friendly high volume server.

    The issue is that web sockets are not nearly good enough compared to a native app with access to the TCP stack to handle the requests. Recommend an IRC client for the next shows and get moderators to help lead discussions and limit massive spam messages.

  • Sakebomber77

    Damn thing kicked me out

  • mustbepbs

    Why wouldn’t they just pick someone from the comments instead of trying to wrestle with the stupid IRC client?

  • Great job Droid Life team and big thanks to NVIDIA!