universal phone stand


You can forget about giving up your leg room to the tray table in your already cramped airplane seat when you use the Airhook drink and mobile device holder.  Hook the Airhook over the top of the tray and then lock the tray back into its upright position.  Your drink and your tablet or mobile [...]

Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables, Travel Gear

The Upwrite stylus does more than just allow you to write and swipe on a capacitive touchscreen.  You can also twist the stylus point to open up the end of the stylus.  Hook the opening over the side of your phone, and the Upwrite becomes a kickstand.  While you have the end of the stylus open, [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Styluses

Wezel Wallet Easel review


I like wallets, and I also like items that are multi-functional, which give better value for their price as well as potentially enabling you to carry less stuff around. When Julie asked me if I'd like to try out a Wezel wallet, my first thought was, "A what?" I was immediately intrigued by the name and [...]

Posted in: Reviews, Wallets
Kenu Stance-1

Let's face it, we live in a compact on the go world. Now days if it doesn't fit in our pockets, purses or wallets or on our key chains, we tend not to keep it around or forget it all together. This seems especially true when traveling, with all the size and weight restrictions a [...]

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This universal phone stand has a business card holder/reader built in so the card's info can be easily read in and added to your contacts database.  Put the business card on the card holder and use the WorldCard app to photograph the card and import its information.  The app synchronizes with Gmail's contacts, so you can manage [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News

The JAS Mini aluminum stand from Cooler Master is made of light weight aluminum and is available in several colors including: silver, gold, espresso brown, sky blue, and forest green. This an attractively designed table top stand that can accommodate most smartphones up to an 8 inch tablet like the Nexus 7 or iPad mini. The [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
Copper Urban Wezel

Wallets, I like them. I am always on the lookout for my next card carrier, and if you have been reading the site for a while you know that between us Gadgeteers, we have tried more than a few. To catch my eye a wallet needs to have something unique or utilitarian about it and [...]

Posted in: News, Wallets

Multi-functional pens - how many are out on the market today? How many of us have them? The common themes among multi-functional pens is the ability to be used with today's smart phones. They'll have a pen on one end and a stylus on the other or on a cap. So how do you catch [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear, Styluses

Last year we told you about the acrylic Touch Base for Smartphones from newPCgadgets to keep your phone elevated and safe on your desk.  This year, newPCgadgets is offering a new version of this stand that works for both phones and tablets.  They call it the Apple Store Acrylic Base, but it should work for [...]

Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

Keizus Quadropod review


Holding onto our devices during use can be a hassle. Be it a smartphone, tablet, phablet, iPod touch, or anything else, if you want to prop it up to use it to take a photo, watch a video, or have a video chat, an adjustable stand is something that's going to come in  handy. Several [...]

Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, iOS, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

Don't be fooled by the "i" in the name, the iProp Universal Tablet Stand  (not to be confused with the other iProp iPad floor stand reviewed by Julie) is a universal tablet/smartphone stand, which my Kindle Fire has been nestled in for a few weeks now.  It is advertised to be a self-adjusting stand that reduces neck [...]

Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
AER Infinity-1

Do you need a portable stylus? How about a portable smartphone stand? Can't find that flash drive? What if you could have all three devices in one cool gadget? The AER Infinity promises to be such a product. The AER Infinity is a 3-in-1 gadget that functions as a stylus, a smartphone stand, and a [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Styluses

Well, you'll at least be able to stop replacing your in-car device mounts if you purchase the Innotraveler Universal Car Mount from Seidio.  This mount has a baseplate and two re-useable adhesive pads to hold your phone, GPS, MP3 player, or other small device (up to a 5.5" screen) securely in the mount.  You anchor [...]

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Most stands are gadget-specific, so you're often out of luck if you change brands or even models.  You won't have to worry about an expensive stand becoming obsolete when you upgrade your smartphone with the Touch Base for Smartphones from newPCgadgets.  This stand is a solid, 1 pound, 3.75" X 2" tall wedge of acrylic [...]

Posted in: Gear, News

The Prizm Stand from Hub shown here is a universal  stand for tablets.  It's made of two interlocking pieces of aluminum, and it's available in a variety of colors for $29.95.  There's also a smaller version for phones for $24.95.  The Prizm Stands are available from Hub.

Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

This folding stand for smartphones and similarly-sized devices literally folds up to credit-card size to fit in your wallet.  The ifold Mobile Phone Stand is made of 3D PriPack 500 micron polypropylene, so it's durable and lightweight.  When unfolded, the ifold supports iPhones, Android phones, and other small devices for hands-free use.  Although both photos [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News

The Nest from Bluelounge looks a little like a bowl, but it's much more versatile than that.  The plastic bowl has a colored rubber lining that makes it a safe, secure stand for a phone.  It can also serve as a storage valet for your keys and other pocket stuff.  The rubber lining and sloped [...]

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