glif

  • How The Glif Got Made: From Design To Sales In Five Months

    How The Glif Got Made: From Design To Sales In Five Months

    The Glif is an iPhone tripod mount. That's it. It's just a little hunk of plastic that, because if its unique shape and threaded mount, is insanely useful. If you're not using it with a tripod you can easily attach it to add a bit of an angle to your iPhone for movie viewing. It's pretty basic. But what's cool is that it took the inventors, Tom Gerhardt and Dan Provost, five months to go from… Read More

  • Obscure Gifts For The Hipster In Your Life, You Probably Haven't Heard Of Them

    Obscure Gifts For The Hipster In Your Life, You Probably Haven't Heard Of Them

    My colleagues at CrunchGear tend to romanticize my lifestyle somewhat, and are convinced that I am the most egregious hipster on the planet. It’s true that I have a scruffy chin and hang out at dive bars a lot, but if they’d spent as much time as I on the mean streets of Seattle, they’d know just how mild my hipster qualities truly are. That said, I understand the species… Read More

  • Video: Making Of The Glif iPhone 4 Holder

    Got a thing for community-funded projects and injection molding? Oh man, you better get off your treadmill desk and find a stable seat because this video of the Glif’s manufacturing process is going to rock your socks. This is the little iPhone 4 tripod mount storage stand that raised $137,417 on Kickstarter. Premier Source out of Brookings, South Dakota was tasked with the making and this… Read More