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    Exclamation PhoneStrap for iPhone
    I know it may seem impossible, but is there any way to attach a phone strap to the iPhone? I don't want to use a case to make the phone look any fatter than it is already !!

    I've always used straps with phones because they look pretty and pratically, also provide something to hold onto in case the phone "slips" and it's easier to grab if you happen to go through your bag looking for it.

    I can't see why Apple wouldn't include this in their next hardware update of the iPhone.
    Hypothetically, Apple made phonestraps could provide a huge revenue stream to their accessories lineup. Anyways,

    Is there a way?
    What do you guys think ?
    Do you guys wanna attach a strap?

    I've taken a pic just as a mockup below!
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    Last edited by kenwkto1; 10-11-2007 at 12:37 AM.

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    everything is possible is this world so I guess u can come up with something. let me know my dad would love that strap for his iphone
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    This request would require a drill, I'm afraid.

    Quote Originally Posted by kenwkto1 View Post
    I don't want to use a case to make the phone look any fatter than it is already !!
    HEY!!! Who you callin' fat?

    I, for one, think the iPhone is pretty frickin' slim.
    Last edited by jwcrash; 10-10-2007 at 11:52 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwcrash View Post
    This request would require a drill, I'm afraid.



    HEY!!! Who you callin' fat?

    I, for one, think the iPhone is pretty frickin' slim.
    not as slim as the ipod touch
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwcrash View Post
    This request would require a drill, I'm afraid.



    HEY!!! Who you callin' fat?

    I, for one, think the iPhone is pretty frickin' slim.
    FAT as in Width, given it has a huge screen.
    I do like how slim it is though compared to other smartphones !
    Last edited by kenwkto1; 10-11-2007 at 12:18 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aziatiklover View Post
    not as slim as the ipod touch
    I'll take the phone, visual voicemail, email, SMS, etc. in return.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwcrash View Post
    I'll take the phone, visual voicemail, email, SMS, etc. in return.
    Yea, I have a good camera phone already so I initially wanted a Touch. But lacking the speakerphone would make media sharing with friends impossible so I went for the phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenwkto1 View Post
    ...so I went for the phone.
    Few people would argue you made a mistake!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwcrash View Post
    I'll take the phone, visual voicemail, email, SMS, etc. in return.
    of course me too but I wonder if hte next iphone gen will be as slim as the ipod touch or even slimmer
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    There's no debating slimmer is always better. My OG 5GB iPod is a PIG compared to the iPhone.

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    ok guys back on topic. I was also searching for a lanyard a couple of weeks back and found this thread. The guy had the guts to drill a hole into the iPhone so he could have lanyard (funny how the thread starts and then ends lol...). I thought about doing this myself but I don't think I can open the phone itself, looks to difficult. I ended up buying this lanyard from iSkin.com. Used it for a day only since it is too long for what I need it for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96hondaex View Post
    ok guys back on topic. I was also searching for a lanyard a couple of weeks back and found this thread. The guy had the guts to drill a hole into the iPhone so he could have lanyard (funny how the thread starts and then ends lol...). I thought about doing this myself but I don't think I can open the phone itself, looks to difficult. I ended up buying this lanyard from iSkin.com. Used it for a day only since it is too long for what I need it for.
    Thanks !
    Oh, the iskin lanyard is nice, but having to detach it everytime I connect to something and finding a place for the lanyard to chill seems clumsy. So the drilling that guy did is perfect. It looks so professional! I wish I knew someone who drilled holes...haha
    Last edited by kenwkto1; 10-11-2007 at 03:13 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenwkto1 View Post
    So the drilling that guy did is perfect. It looks so professional! I wish I knew someone who drilled holes...haha
    We would all LOVE photos (video, I pray...) of this process.

    For some reason, I've got a very bad feeling about this...like before someone tries to jump the Grand Canyon.

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    Glue works great lol

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    I did find this site for ya...this case is aluminum with neoprene inside and comes with a belt clip also a neck strap Hope it helps ya hxxp://matias.ca/armor/iphone/index.php#
    Last edited by scuba; 10-11-2007 at 07:20 PM.

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    Well I stepped up and opened the antenna cover and attached a lanyard I had on my Dash to a screw right by the speaker. It feels secure enough for me. Here is some pictures.
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    Last edited by 96hondaex; 10-21-2007 at 06:19 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96hondaex View Post
    Well I stepped up and opened the antenna cover and attached a lanyard I had on my Dash to a screw right by the mic. It feels secure enough for me. Here is some pictures.
    looking good I wonder if my dad will do that on his iphone
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    All I need now is a new antenna cover and the bottom part of the BSE skin. I scratched it up a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96hondaex View Post
    All I need now is a new antenna cover and the bottom part of the BSE skin. I scratched it up a little.
    just wait for someone that will come up with parts for iphone
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    Quote Originally Posted by aziatiklover View Post
    just wait for someone that will come up with parts for iphone
    yea i'm sure some chinese manufacturers will make a pre drilled part to replace the existining black cap on the bottom of the iphone!! Just cant wait!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by 96hondaex View Post
    Well I stepped up and opened the antenna cover and attached a lanyard I had on my Dash to a screw right by the mic. It feels secure enough for me. Here is some pictures.
    Thats an awesome mod !!! Cant wait to see people with various phone straps in the future
    Last edited by kenwkto1; 10-12-2007 at 05:24 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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