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No one makes a more flexible, more adaptable, more articulated camera tripod than Joby with its Gorillapod line. But the latest addition, the incredibly compact MPod Mini, is actually specifically designed to hold your smartphone for hands-free skyping, movie watching, reading, or other prolonged activities.
Smartphone cameras aren't designed for fine photography. But you still need a tripod now and then, to hold a phone for a family photo or keep a shot steady in the dark. Here's a nifty solution from Joby, maker of the mighty GorrillaPod flexible tripods.
Carry a camera? If it's too big to fit in a pocket, then you need a strap. There are hundreds of adequate options, including the strap that comes with your camera. But you would be surprised at the difference a better strap can make. Allow Joby's new UltraFit Sling Strap to show you the way.
I always forget my tripod, so I have a collection of stupid MySpace-style shots from all over the world. These new Joby tripods collapse down nearly flat beneath your camera so you can keep them connected all the time.
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Whether you need your iPad to sit on your desk or against your knee, the GorillaMobile Yogi will twist, bend, wrap, and prop itself up however necessary to firmly hold your gadget just right.
2010 was a great year for gadgets. It's always a great year for gadgets! Let's re-live it a little, shall we? Check out some of the best, worst, and oddest of the year.
We may not all be professional videographers, but the world needs its neighborhood auteurs. Whoever that person is capturing memories at 60 frames per second, these are the gifts for them.
LED flashlights are the torch to carry these days, but instead of strapping them to your body, would they be more useful with magnetic hugging legs? Joby's Gorillatech Blade aims to find out.
Want tripod action on your iPhone 4? Joby has you covered, with a bumper and stand that'll keep films and photos away from jittery hands. The bumper's rails slide onto the tripod two ways, for either portrait or landscape orientation.
Joby's Gorillapod Video lets your shake-prone pocket cam cling to nearby pipes, table legs, or skinny trees. Because not every video you shoot with your Flip or Kodak PlaySport or whatever has to be shaky.
Your numbed butts are in for something awesome. We've got random grab bags for 50 of you camped out for the iPad.
We've all heard of Joby's renowned Gorillapods, the tough, highly flexible ball socket tripods that fit everything from dSLRs to PSPs. The Gorillatorch takes this same basic idea and pops on magnet feet and a bright LED head.
Here is one of the most brilliant ideas in a long time: The Gorillatorch, a combination of a LED light source and the classic Gorillapod wrappable legs with "super-strong magnetic feet." Looking at the gallery, this critter seems alive:
Sadly, the Gorillamobile isn't a suped up car for a superhero primate—but it is a very cool tripod for your mobile devices.
Joby introduced a new member of the GorillaPod family at PMA 2007, the GorillaPod Solo. Instead of a tripod, it's just got one long leg that can wrap securely around much larger objects than the original versions can.
Joby, of Gorillapod fame, has announced a Bluetooth headset called Zivio. The Zivio is a Bluetooth headset that is ultra-lightweight and includes a small retractable microphone. It is constructed of a alloy and the entire unit weighs 13 grams. It is rechargeable via USB and can run for 10 hours of talk-time or 12.5…