• 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… Read More

  • 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… 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… Read More