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Week of Holiday Tegra: Win One of Two Acer A110 Tablets and $25 AMEX Gift Cards From NVIDIA [Day 4] (Update: Winners Picked)

It’s Day 4! This week, we have teamed up with NVIDIA to bring our readers the “Week of Holiday Tegra” event. They have been extremely generous with the holiday gifts, so make sure to check out the Tegra Zone, where you can find the best mobile games available for Android.

Yesterday, we gave away a Transformer Pad Infinity tablet, matching lapdock, and a Logitech controller for an ultimate mobile gaming experience. We even decided to announce our winner on The Droid Life Show, which was a nice change of pace. Today, we have two Acer A110 tablets, coupled with two $25 AMEX gift cards. Ready to get your Tegra on?  

The rest of this week’s schedule:

  • Day 1 – (3) Nexus 7 16GB
  • Day 2 – Transformer Pad TF300 + dock + Logitech controller
  • Day 3 – Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 + dock + Logitech controller
  • Day 4 – (2) Acer A110 + $25 AMEX Gift Card
  • Day 5 – (4) Lenovo A2109 + $25 AMEX Gift Card


Update: We have our two winners! Cheers to David and Eric! Check back tomorrow for your last chance to get in on the Tegra goodness!

Prize:  2 (two) Acer A110 tablets and 2 (two) $25 AMEX Gift Cards.

How to enter:

1.  ”Like” the NVIDIA Tegra Facebook page or follow @NVIDIATegra on Twitter.
2.  ”Like” the Droid Life Facebook page or follow @droid_life on Twitter.
3.  In the comments, tell us a story of how your Android device got you out of a tough situation.


Today, at 4PM PST, we’ll randomly choose a winner from the comments.

Eligible countries:

US (excluding Puerto Rico and its other territories and possessions), Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Finland, Czech Republic, Australia, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau), Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu), and Brazil.

  • My Galaxy S III made me through many tough situations, but I think the worst one was the day I couldn’t print my home work and it meant half my quarterly grade. So, with my S III and a bluetooth printer, at my school, I was able to deliver my work just in time.

    Another day my boss asked me to deliver his works for the college, and I simply made it with my cell. Android ROCKS!

  • Kj14

    I use my gnex to win arguments with my wife

  • Ivan92116

    I use a flashlight app when walking my dogs at night to find their poop. 🙂

  • jfdrangula

    Had to reroute around an accident. Google maps helped me navigate the back roads to get home

  • true story – I am a pastor, one time I was guest preaching and forgot my sermon manuscript, but I was able to pull the copy off of my blog and use the tablet as my notes. not only did it cover my absent mind, but it made me look cool to some of the younger ones.

  • forum8417

    i drive alot for work and some areas are in the ghetto so getting lost can be scary but i have navigation so i dont have to worry about it thanks to my android powered device.

  • xix19

    Getting lost numerous times and I used Google maps everytime

  • I was at Lansen National State Park. With no signal on a 75 mile radius, there was no way to get relative data on where to go and how to get from point a to point b. Lucky for me, with the offline map feature in Google Maps, I had downloaded the map for the area from the state line of Nevada to the i5 highway line. Hence Google Maps and Android saved my rear end from getting chewed by my wife, by not planning accordingly.

  • kminer1

    I haven’t experience that situation but my 70 yr. young sister got completely lost one night and her Droid helped her find her way home!

  • Matthew Caplan

    My tablet always saves me when I’m on a long car ride with the kids and they can play all their favorite games.

  • Simple simple. My old phone wasn’t keeping a charge. I contemplated buying a new battery for it, but finally getting a smartphone was the no-brainer, so that was it. My Android device, my first and obviously new smartphone, bailed me out of a tough jam by allowing me to use my phone away from a charger. It is an Android device so this does apply, right? 😀

  • Shane McKeever

    I was working 12 hour night shifts and didn’t go mad…because of my phone.

  • Stephen Ta

    my android phone helps me survive everyday while I’m stuck at my desk

  • Jay

    I was the planner for my brother’s bachelor party. The band we wanted to see cancelled at the last minute. Within 30 minutes, I had a different show lined up for (all 12 of) us, bought all the tickets online, and even made reservations at a restaurant right next to the venue. He had a great time, all done on my HTC Rezound. (This was in NYC, and I live in Baltimore, so I know very little about the goings-ons in that city)

  • datafox

    Tablets are fun, every one should have one.

  • ScottyByrd

    Helped me find my wife the perfect gift for out 9th anniversary

  • I got lost with my friend while he was driving. We had no idea where we were but after driving around unsuccessfully with him saying he knew were he was going, I finally took out my GNex and used the gps and google maps to successfully navigate back to civilization. I should’ve taken it out sooner, but he insisted he knew where he as going and foolishly i believed him. Man was I glad I had my phone.

  • Justin Bowers

    I wanted to leave a story about how my RAZR Kevlar protected me from enemy shrapnel. Unfortunately it doesn’t sound as heroic when it was shrapnel from a fire cracker we used to explode a watermelon. Gallagher would be proud though

  • James Hill

    I was with the wife shopping and couldn’t wait to leave. I just then pulled out my gnex and started playing doodle jump.

  • My phone saves me every day with its GPS

  • MJ

    Every time I use Google maps since I have no sense of direction…

  • I was traveling for work and I thought that the hotel that I was staying in had WiFi. I was wrong. But with my Wireless Tether app I was able to get all of the work done that I need to.

    This contest makes me think of the guy in Atlanta that had a HTC Droid Incredible that stopped a bullet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU3TLIrqLRI

  • ritesh golani

    gmaps helped me getting lost in san diego and exploring new roads and alleys 😛

  • shehippie

    We went out on a 4wheeling adventure and got lost, literally lost! I used my original Droid to get us out of the woods.(it took me 3 hours to remember I had navigation. LOL) Since then I never leave my house without my phone.

  • Rbq

    Some uncomfortable looking dudes were talking to me, so I whipped out my phone and pretended to make a phone call so they would leave me alone. Awkward.

  • Kevin Rees

    Used my note2 to draw a picture of a railroad tunnel in a mountain cliff when I was being chased by a coyote…luckily the coyote smacked into the note2 thinking it was a tunnel and got compressed like an accordion and wobbled away leaving me safe and sound!

  • Google maps has saved me numerous times finding my way after I make a wrong turn somewhere!

  • Moved money around to make a major purchase with a tiny frame of opportunity. Saved me tons of money!

  • teevee1163

    Have to drive to unfamiliar places sometimes and Maps is always there to keep me headed in the right direction.

  • Jean Rivera

    First time driving to New York and getting lost with a Garmin gps. Thanks Google for Maps

  • AnthonyMoya

    When I first started my job the head honcho asked me to help with a diagram for a lecture for him. There was a chart in a book that he needed to use as a hand out so I took a picture of the chart with my phone. I converted it to a PDF and made some slight color touch ups and emailed it to work email. Because of my GNEX I was able to create a PDF for editing and have everything he needed for his lecture.

  • CGull

    I was new to the area, and it literally saved me from getting completely lost in the city!!

  • James

    Nasty finger gash handling a knife. Used the tablet to google for “finger cut”. Got good advice like keeping the finger elevated above the height of the heart.

  • My campus’ WiFi was temporarily down last spring, and I was able to get my classroom connected by tethering with my VZW GNex 🙂 I’ve since moved on to the N4 on AT&T though.

  • samthomas86

    Went of vacation with my WHOLE family this summer, got to the place, found out it was $20/day per device at some insane dial-up level speeds. Grabbed my rooted GNex, flipped on 4G, opened up AOKP’s WiFi tether and dropped my phone on the table. Needless to say we used a TON of data.

  • shcommish

    My husband and I were driving in the car and he was using his iPhone for Navigation. I shouldn’t have to say more. We ended up at a dead end in an abandoned railroad yard. Gnex to the rescue.

  • sean

    Because I would die from boredom without it!

  • Kevin Hebert

    My OG helped me to navigate to a relatives new house in the middle of the woods for Christmas. It was the middle of the night so there was no one to call if I needed to. After we arrived, the ol’OG provided internet access to everyone after at+t and t-mo failed them.

  • humidity

    One time I got a notification about a serious storm that was headed my way and had to cancel plans because of it.

  • Benjamin Worrel

    Simple. Moving into a new apartment and Comcast says its going to be a couple of weeks before they can manage to send someone out to connect the magic cables. Well, unlimited data + tethering (screw you Verizon) = problem solved.

  • Jonathan Unicorn

    I use my device to quell boredom.

  • Ashley Horne

    It keeps my son busy during shopping trips with my wife. Man shopping is a headache but at least my phone keeps me from having to hear 2 people screaming at me 😀

  • SubMatrix

    google maps has gotten me out of plenty of tough situations where I was lost, or needed the quickest route somewhere, or wanted to see if I needed to use a different route to avoid traffic. probably the #1 reason why I value a smartphone.

  • Michael Forte

    One time I had no Internet to do some school work, but the built in tethering saved me.

  • Justin Oliver

    Instead of using a slow internet connection at a remote site. I was able to download updates from my phone over 4G. Save about an hour of download time.

  • avinash kumar

    I was dropping off my sister for an exam, I started a bit late and the traffic updates on Google map really saved me that day.

  • Username14281

    One time I was stuck in a sticky car situation, but luckily with the availability of my phone, I called up for some help and managed to pull through the situation

  • David

    I used my android device to defeat all the apple drones that were attacking me.

  • buck4225

    I was in the ghetto accidentally. Well my phone actually led me through the ghetto, but it also let me out of the ghetto.

    Also I am cheap. So my phone has gotten me out of the tough situations of over paying for merchandise in the store.

  • soccerburn55

    When I showed my apple loving uncles you actually can send pictures with NFC.