DeadZebra's Android figurines are one of the coolest ways you can express your love for Google's operating system. Some people love to collect as many as they can, others buy a couple for their desk or a nice shelf in their room. I have two next to my phone's charger on my nightstand and I like the nerdy effect they provide.
If you're a collector or if you're interested in grabbing a new DeadZebra figurine, there's now one cool, and slightly creepy... well, mostly creepy design to pick from: Frank Patches.
Mr. Patches wears his name literally with patches on his head and hands, and figuratively being a tech support guy.
Dyzplastic's Android figures designed by Andrew Bell take that warm fuzzy feeling you get from using your phone and plaster it on top of your desk. You can get a standard green one or choose from any number of models that look as though they were taken from Androidify and put through a 3D printer.
Update: OK, it's finally happening! Here are our winners for the official Marshmallow figurine contest, in no particular order.
Jason Scofi - for his outstandingly awesome, one-of-a-kind upcycled Android statue. It's fantastic.
Keith Myers - for Artem's Luck... the game. You can download it here. Yes, really: Keith made an Android game about Artem's technological misadventures. It's hilarious. Keith, your figurine is well-earned.
Jeff Kosmicki - for this short animated video of a bugdroid getting hit by a flying marshmallow.
Evan Liao - for his outstanding Android Marshmallow wallpaper everyone should download immediately.
Here's a mobile wallpaper version with just the little marshmallow guy.
Do you wish to display your love of Google-branded operating systems to your friends and loved ones, but find Hallmark's selection of nerdy ornaments unaccountably lacking? Then Dead Zebra has your back. They're selling a modified special edition of the ever-shifting Android figurine that's been modified into a Christmas tree ornament. You can pick up one of these shiny fellows in red or blue for $10.
There's a limit of two single ornaments for each order, but if you need enough to make your tree positively spangled with tiny toy robots, there's also a "Tree Pack." It includes five red and five blue ornaments for $90, a 10% saving.
Get those browsers warmed up, collectors: the fourth series of Dead Zebra's increasingly zany selection of Android figures is now on sale. You can pick up the new toys from the Dead Zebra web store, and hurry, since they tend to run out of initial stock in less than one day. There are 14 new figures, including ninjas, fishermen, a gold-plated Bugdroid, and more.
Individual blind boxes are $8.50, and cases of 16 cost $132. Purchases are limited to two cases of 16 individually-packaged and obscured figures per household. If you miss the initial drop this morning, there will be another re-stock on the website at 11 P.M.
Meet Andru. He's an Android. Like all Androids, he's adorable. He sits on your desk and makes you smile at his cute little expressionless face while you toil away on those TPS reports. This little 'droid is a hard worker, too. When you need him to, he transforms into a USB wall charger and provides precious juice to all your gadgets.
Your new little buddy costs $25, and he'll make sure he's worth every penny. Andru comes with a stand to hide his power-plug legs when they're not needed, as well as a green and white micro-USB cable.
These colourful figurines are the brainchild of British-born artist Andrew Bell, whose work includes illustrations, paintings, toys, and sculptures.
The Android mini-collectibles will be sold in sets of 3 for $29. You can pick them up from the Dead Zebra shop on Wednesday, January 25th from 11AM EST. A second batch will go on sale from 11PM EST, on the same day.
We love Dead Zebra's Android figurines - especially when there's a limited edition one up for grabs, like the awesome new Toy Soldier (which is sold out for now, unfortunately). Andrew Bell of Dead Zebra has kindly given us five of these little guys to hand out to hand out to our readers.
This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:
Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!
Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements.
Dead Zebra, the mind behind everyone's favorite little plastic Androids, is back with a special Christmas edition figuring - the Toy Soldier. This cute little guy is ready to kick-it soldier style on your mantle, complete with wind-up key and pimp mustache.
Like its predecessors, this one will set you back $10 and will be limited to two per person/address. These things always sell out pretty fast, so if you're looking to score one, you better make haste.
Of course, there's always a chance that we may have a few of these laying around to give away, but you'll just have to wait and find out.
If you've been searching for some green 3" vinyl plastic Android figurines, look no further: Karen Deals is selling them for $6.95 plus $2.98 for shipping, or $9.93 shipped - the lowest price we've seen. The toys are officially licensed by Google and created by artist Andrew bell, and have moving arms and swivel heads. At just under $10, certainly not a bad deal for Android lovers.