Dec 4th, 2011

If you’re unsure what this whole “Holidroid Contest” thing is all about, be prepared to get excited. From November 24th through December 25th, Phandroid is giving away a Kindle Fire every single day along with other great prizes like the Galaxy Nexus Galaxy Tabs, JAMBOX, SmarTouch Gloves, Android Phones, Android T-Shirts, Seidio Vouchers and more. Read our announcement post for details.

Yesterday’s Winner

Yesterday’s contestants were asked to answer a trivia question: what were Kevin’s five favorite Android apps as detailed by him in his first ever post published on Android? The first to post the correct answer at the contest thread at was user cas1115.

Congratulations on all the awesome stuff you won! Santa or a delivery driver (we’re not exactly sure which yet) will bring you an Amazon Kindle Fire, an HTC EVO Design 4G, a $30 Siedio voucher and Isotoner Smartouch gloves! As for today’s winner? That has yet to be determined but here are all the things they’ll be getting.

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire could be this holiday’s hottest product: at only $199 it’s not only one of the most  affordable Android tablets, it’s also one of the best. That’s a killer combination. With a beautiful UI, great battery life, carefully curated apps/games, and an amazing array of media options thanks to Amazon’s Digital Content Ecosystem… the Kindle Fire is a sure win. Good luck winning one in our contest, but at only $199 it’s probably worth buying one just in case!

Samsung Infuse 4G

The Samsung Infuse 4G is a Galaxy S phone for AT&T that’s chock full of awesome features. If the huge 4.5 inch Super AMOLED display inside isn’t enough, it also has HSPA+ radios, a front-facing camera and a very good chipset in its 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor (single core). Simply put, anyone would want to take this one out of their stocking and put it into their pockets right away. A special shout out to Radio Shack for providing this great device for our giveaway. If you don’t take home the prize be sure to check out their great selection of smartphones online and in-store.


Isotoner SmarTouch Gloves

Every single holiday season these SmarTouch smartphone gloves are consistently one of my favorite gift giving items. They eloquently solve one of the most fundamental problems a tech lover faces: using your device in cold weather. Wearing gloves usually prevents your touchscreen from working: take your phone out, take your glove off, use your phone, hand gets gold, shove phone in pocket, rush to get glove on. NO MORE! Isotoner’s SmarTouch gloves, designed in my colors and sizes for both men and women, has technology that passes the electrons your body gives off, through the gloves, onto the capacitive screen and allowing it to work. VOILA! Seriously. It works. Trust me. Try it… and you’ll love them forever.

Seidio $30 Voucher

With so much smartphone use comes battery drain. Thankfully, Seidio makes some awesome extended batteries that fit many smartphones, allowing you to get longer battery life with the same device. No more toting around a charger everywhere you go: just snag a Seidio and call it a day! Seidio also makes cases, holsters, and other great accessories for your smartphones.Check them all out here.

Today’s Contest Rules/Regulations:

Today’s contest is quite simple – post a comment explaining what gets you to read Phandroid or visit every single day. We’ll randomly select one comment which was posted within one hour of this post’s timestamp.

  • Within an hour of the timestamp of this post (Eastern time zone) post a comment on this post explaining why you read Phandroid or every day.
  • A winner will be selected at random from the pool of people who commented within the hour.
  • Read our Full Official Rules for information about eligibility
  • This isn’t required but if you want to be nice… Visit by clicking here before you do your holiday shopping because you love us!

Looking for a great gift? Don’t forget about our Holiday Gift Guide!

Tomorrow’s Contest:

This is the one all of you have been waiting for. We’ll be giving away a Kindle Fire, Smartouch Gloves, $30 Seidio Voucher, a JAMBOX system, an Android t-shirt and… *drum roll* … a Samsung Galaxy Nexus! You never know when your chance to win the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone will come so be sure to keep your finger on that refresh button throughout the day.