Items tagged with tripod

Pocket-sized tripods were needed years ago. Fortunately companies like Joby have emerged and stepped up to the plate. The problem with a portable tripod, however, is that it's only a portable tripod. They really serve no other purpose, so you're lugging around yet another "unitasker" in your travel gear. So, how to change that? Attach a portable tripod to a multi-tool! No hardened traveler would ever leave home without a multi-tool, and Gerber's upcoming "Steady" is the one to get if you're also a gadget junkie. Aside from the typical tools found on these things, it also has a pop-out tripod... Read more...
If you ever had any doubts about just how important the iPhone 3G and 3GS is in the grand landscape of consumer electronics, let them be admonished. Joby, the company famous for producing small, mobile, flexible tripods for those on a budget, has just introduced the newest critter in its lineup. The target product? Not a camera. A cameraphone.Yep--Joby's Gorillamobile has its eyes on the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS alone, bringing the tried and true bendable legged-tripod to Apple's newest smartphones. For those unaware of how these things work, users simply attach their phone via the built-in case,... Read more...