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General Best Homemade Eris Dock CONTEST

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Caddyman, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member
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    Best Homemade Eris Dock CONTEST

    This was AwesomeIT's idea, I have a prize for it, so lets git-r-dun!!!

    Contest Rules: make a homemade dock out of stuff from around your house. Anything will do. It can be a simple stand, have a built in usb charger, built in speaker, whatever. I am thinking that style and looks will count for a lot. (I have attached a picture of mine to this post as an example, you can't use my idea, and I am not in the contest)

    You have a week to get it together, take a picture, and post it here in this thread.

    After a week I will make a new thread with a poll and we will take a vote on who's the winner.



    Prize: My otterbox commuter case. It is just the case, no packaging or anything, but it is in perfect condition. I will send it to you, you cover just the shipping.

    Runner Up: A screen protector (shipping included)


    I really want to see some cool ideas and designs people.
     

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  2. zerovertex

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    :-D There is work to be done! :-D
     
  3. rick311

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    didnt want the otterbox either, hu?
     
  4. Caddyman

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    can't deal with not having a holster. real nice case though.
     
  5. karib

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    How's this? I can change her outfit to match my different cases too! :p So if "style and looks will count for a lot", Barbie has it in the bag!

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  6. iAndroiid

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    ^ lol that's funny
     
  7. AwesomeIT

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    Sweet! I'm brainstorming what I can use to make one.
     
  8. zerovertex

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    What holster do you have?
     
  9. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member
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    originally i bought the vzw shell holster, works great(what im currently using)

    then i was offered a good deal on a otterbox commuter so i snapped it up. it is a very nice case but there is no holster for it. i hate pocketing my phone so that stinks. it actually fits INTO the vzw holster but it does not come out easy (enough for me).
     
  10. bjanow

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    Is that the new Mad Men Barbie? How did you get it so soon? I want one. (And Ken)
     
  11. here's my dock, using 2 old transit cards fused together with premium magic tape, angled precisely at 78 degrees for optimal viewing, complete with a slot to insert the mini usb charger. i used to have a paperclip going across the bottom to prevent the phone from tipping back if i tried pressing the screen, but the doubling of the cards helps.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. davros

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    that's freaking BAD ASS!!!!....

    hmmm i wonder what i could use.... oooh i know ....
    :D

    heres one i have many more lol.......

    [​IMG]
     
  13. DawnGP143

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    Mine is in the other thread....and I STILL haven't figured out how to post the PICTURE, not the link. HELP??? Or do I need to since it's on the other thread?
     
  14. Caddyman

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    do this dawn

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  15. DawnGP143

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    [​IMG]

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    FINALLY!!!!!! Thanks Caddy! <sigh> So frustrating!!!!!
     
  16. Caddyman

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    here i halp you, edit your reply up htere and paste this in

    THIS IS DAWNGP'S ENTRY

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  17. cmccmc

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    [​IMG]

    Here's mine. Complete with Android artwork. It is looking a little ratty these days.
     
  18. xx_bishop_xx

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    It's too bad that I've already ripped off Caddy's idea, it's far too solid and functional. The winner so far in my book, even if you're not competing.
     
  19. EricB

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    Here's mine, an old picture frame holder. I glued it so it wouldn't move, it's supposed to be portable and fold up. I like the elegant looks of it, even though the wife thinks I baby my phone too much, lol:

    [​IMG]

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  20. andrewzpsu

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    This is going to be hard because my phone is my camera haha... but I do have a pretty damn good one.
     
  21. IzelTokatl

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    I just use my CES pass credit card in the office, and another ZAGG credit card at home.

    =-)
     

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  22. BOMBO

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    Problem 1.

    I need a dock for my Eris

    Problem 2.

    The iPhone certainly isn't any good for making calls, so what should it be used for?

    The solution to both problems...

    First the dock itself

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    Next the dock doing a wonderful job holding my Eris :D

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  23. iAndroiid

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    i can't wait to post mine up tonight. lol
     
  24. n1ghtwish

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    Is it my poor vision, or does BOMBO have a blue lock screen bar?????
     
  25. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member
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    i think its the picture
     

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