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Thread: 5 Pencils + 4 Rubber Bands = Your New iPhone Stand

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    Default 5 Pencils + 4 Rubber Bands = Your New iPhone Stand


    I'm always bugged by the fact that my $29 iPhone 3G dock doesn't let me set the thing landscape.

    Some guy named Roland devised a high-tech stand using 5 pencils and 4 rubber bands to watch his iPhone movies and such. A clever little creation indeed. You never know, this may even work with pens.

    Of course there's no nifty built-in charger for this stand, but at the low price of $1.12, I'm sure you can finagle some way to make it happen.

    Show us your versions.

    Thanks for the tip, Roland.
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    Oh my God!!! I have my own little set up somewhat like this at work...I will post that pic tomorrow when I get there..hahahah I thought I was the only one who made some stuff up like that hahahaa
    Dont be that guy..!!!

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    i've got one even better than that!! when im at work...all i do is stick the iphone in a business card holder (landscape) and prop it up on an elevated calculator face which puts it on a slight lean and then i can lean back and watch movies very comfortably!! hahaha

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    nice wasn't there a paper one of these a while back?

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    Im gonna have to try this 2morrow now

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    it looks surprisingly like the applications/appstore icon!

    and would go great with this!

    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/mac-new...sory-ever.html
    Last edited by jamesgunaca; 01-21-2009 at 06:45 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    I still prefer the Paper Clip version:

    Dean and Ying's Blog - iPhone Paper Clip Stand
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    thats actually quite clever!!!
    Now I must make up something that will top this! muahahahahahahaha

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    I just prop mine up against my OJ bottle in class so I can watch movies instead of paying attention to the lecture. It suffices

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    Haha nice, i will have to try this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bballcat03 View Post
    I just prop mine up against my OJ bottle in class so I can watch movies instead of paying attention to the lecture. It suffices
    Glad that money spent on your education is going to good use!

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    hahah das so funnny an what kinda pencils are those never seem before!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bacano4u View Post
    hahah das so funnny an what kinda pencils are those never seem before!!
    wow

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    Quote Originally Posted by bacano4u View Post
    hahah das so funnny an what kinda pencils are those never seem before!!
    Faber Castell graphite


    http://cdn.dickblick.com/items/204/5...09-OB3ww-l.jpg
    Last edited by icepick4u; 01-21-2009 at 10:03 PM.

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    genious! I need to make one

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    Quote Originally Posted by billchase2 View Post
    I still prefer the Paper Clip version:

    Dean and Ying's Blog - iPhone Paper Clip Stand
    +1

    I've did one myself. Work perfectly. Kudos the original idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsunami78 View Post
    Glad that money spent on your education is going to good use!

    Ah but with a 3.8 GPA, I'm really not that worried

    Plus, I'm on an athletic scholarship...so my grades have to stay up else I lose it

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    haha. this is great. a lot better concept than the iShelf. I think i would rather buy this makeshift stand instead of a iShelf haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesgunaca View Post
    it looks surprisingly like the applications/appstore icon!

    and would go great with this!

    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/mac-new...sory-ever.html
    lmfao true!

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