gift-opening

Ho ho holy crap we have big news to share. Starting December 1st, to help get everyone in the holiday spirit, we’ve paired with @NVIDIATegra to give away a fresh device every day until Christmas. We’re calling it The 25 Days of Tegra and it’s only for And Me Accounts. Still don’t have one? You’ve still got a few days to join us.

Before we get to the gritty details, you should go bookmark the main 25 Days of Tegra page. There, you’ll find a calendar of devices that unlock each day, as if by magic, only to be snatched up by you, the loyal reader. To make sure we keep things interesting, and to further our search for the Android elite, we’ve dreamed up a number of challenges designed to reward our most trusted members.

Welcome to the proving grounds

What would the holidays be without a bit of healthy competition? I know you guys saw Jingle All the Way. We’re not going to make you tangle with Arnold Schwarzenegger, but we did think it would be fun to make some of the contests for power users only. That means that on some days, you’ll need a certain rank to participate.

If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know we recently rolled out a system that scores your interaction on the site and tries to reward you for it. Users can score points in a number of ways, like leaving useful comments that are upvoted by other members of the community. Along with a reputation comes the perks, so we’ve set aside some devices just for users with a certain score. If you’d like to participate, sign up and start generating quality discussion today.

Like always, plenty of these prizes will be random and winnable by anyone, we just wanted to say thanks to our most active users for another solid year of Android merriment.

So what now?

Now we wait. At least until this Thursday, December 1st. That’s when the magic calendar will unlock and begin dropping devices all over the place. If you’d like to spread the cheer before then, you can use the tweetbox below to help us get the word out:

While we’re on the holiday topic, has Android made its way into your holiday gift plans? Is anyone on your list getting something from the land of Android? Leave us a comment below and we’ll work together to kill time like a couple of kids waiting for Chirstmas morning.

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