Prizm Stand a great choice for displaying your iOS device
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Prizm Stand a great choice for displaying your iOS device


By 'Doctor' Dave Greenbaum

Apple's iOS devices are simple, elegant and just work. However, one flaw of their design is they lack an integrated stand: they simply can't stand up on their own.  

Enter the Prizm Stand (http://www.hubinnovations.com/Products-Prizm_Stand.html), the logical choice for displaying your iOS device. Although these stands are not specifically designed for the iPhone and iPad, I can't imagine a
better pairing of two products.

The stand is comprised of two pieces of aluminum in a variety of attractive colors that provide a stand to hold your tablet or phone. The brushed metal design matches the iPad and iPhone perfectly (but doesn't come in white!). The stand comes together by simply crossing the metal pieces into a scored slot. The lightweight aluminum makes the stand lightweight and portable, and the phone stand actually fits on your key chain.

When devices are  held in the Prizm stand all ports are accessible, including the bottom dock and the device can be held in a portrait or landscape orientation. In addition, I had no problem using the Prizm with a variety of iPhone and iPad cases:  even my thicker "extreme" cases. The cradling is secure and reliable, but, unfortunately is not adjustable; one position is all you get.

The attractive colors frame the iPhone and iPad extremely well and instantly draws the eye. This is the type of stand that impresses people; if you want a conversation piece on your desk or to draw people to your Macworld booth this is the way to go.  I can also see this stand working well for using your iPad as a picture frame. Personally I've used both the tablet and the phone stand for travel; the former works great to prop your iPad at the coffee shop or on the plane to do some hands free reading.

The best feature is the price: US$24.95 for the phone stand and $29.95 for the tablet stand. This price makes it easy to buy the stands in a variety of colors depending upon your mood. My favorite was the green, but it comes in a total of 11 colors.

Pros:  Attractive, simple design that frames and supports your iPhone and iPad

Cons:  Not adjustable

Rating: 10 out of 10

 
AAPL
$116.31
Apple Inc.
+1.64
GOOG
$534.83
Google Inc.
-2.16
MSFT
$48.70
Microsoft Corpora
+0.48
MacNews Search:
Community Search:

Latest Forum Discussions

See All
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Sago Mini Road Trip (Education)
Sago Mini Road Trip 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Education Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Go for a fun-filled drive with Jinja the cat. Pick a destination, select a vehicle and hit the road. What will Jinja drive today? Choose a sporty racing car, a jumpy jeep or a funny pickle car! Stop along the way to... | Read more »
New Tower Defense Game, Kingdom Rush: Or...
New Tower Defense Game, Kingdom Rush: Origins, is Available Today Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 20th, 2014 [ permalink ] iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad | Read more »
Sunburn! (Games)
Sunburn! 1.0.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0.0 (iTunes) Description: Your ship is gone. Your crew is scattered. One option remains. Gather your crew... and jump into the sun. Reunite your shipmates and hurtle toward the end in 50+ distinctly dangerous gravity puzzles. | Read more »
Tapventures Review
Tapventures Review By Jennifer Allen on November 20th, 2014 Our Rating: :: ODDLY COMPELLINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Tapventures is an increasingly hands-off one-tap RPG, but expect it to hook you despite your better judgement.   | Read more »
Who Wore it Best? The Hunger Games: Girl...
With The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 out this weekend, Who Wore it Best? pits two Hunger Games tie-ins, Girl on Fire and Panem Run, against each other in a brutal and pointless fight to the death. I wonder where we got that idea from? | Read more »
Ironkill Review
Ironkill Review By Jennifer Allen on November 20th, 2014 Our Rating: :: LACKLUSTER PUNCHINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Ironkill is a freemium focused fighting game that doesn’t offer particularly thrilling fights.   | Read more »
Real-Time Multiplayer Match-3 RPG Crusad...
Real-Time Multiplayer Match-3 RPG Crusaders Quest Set to Launch Next Month Posted by Ellis Spice on November 20th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Checkpoint Champion Review
Checkpoint Champion Review By Jennifer Allen on November 20th, 2014 Our Rating: :: SPEEDY DRIFTINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Checkpoint Champion is a drift-focused racing game that’s ideal for short but fun gaming sessions.   | Read more »
MediaFire iOS 8 Native Update Brings New...
MediaFire iOS 8 Native Update Brings New “Power Upload” Feature to iPad and iPhone Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 20th, 2014 [ | Read more »
Mark of the Dragon Review
Mark of the Dragon Review By Nadia Oxford on November 20th, 2014 Our Rating: :: TRAIN YOUR DRAGON FOR WARUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Mark of the Dragon is a bit rough and scaly, but flying into battle on the backs of dragons makes for good times.   | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.