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Friday Finds: Gorillatorch on the Run, Gorillapod Bike Rides, Groovy Equals Gorillapod Magnetic

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Hello Creactives!

Hilarious Gorillatorch Story

We received this awesome email the other day from a customer, that was too fun to pass up. I love the image of the Gorillatorch holding on for dear life as the car surges down the road.

I received a gorillatorch as a Mother’s Day gift. I was playing with it to see if it would attach to my van. It did. It worked so well, that I forgot I had placed it on the outside of the van. I drove at 70+ mph for over 30 miles before I realized that I had left the torch attached to my van. To my amazement, it never moved! The bulb still worked despite all the road vibrations. Very good product. Thank you.

Biking Season is Clearly Here

Apparently, people got the memo. The sun is out and it is time to start biking. This week you can choose from a charity cycle in the English country side,  some hills in a Vancouver neighborhood or a quick city trip in Slovenia.

Biking Gorillapod Style: England

Biking Gorillapod Style: Vancouver

Biking Gorillapod Style: Slovenia

Press

Gorillatorch, the hands free flashlight with personality, makes an appearance in Parents Magazine this month.


Best Title of the Week

“Joby Gorillapod Magnetic is Grooviness Incarnate”

Love the mix of a variation on the word groovy with the polysyllabic wonder incarnate. Some of the examples of ways to use the Gorillapod are not entirely recommended by Joby.

Friday Finds – National Hardware Show, Video of Amsterdam With the Help of a Gorillapod

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Hello Creactives!

It is that time again – Friday Finds.

National Hardware Show

This week Joby was once again in the desert of Las Vegas for the National Hardware Show to showcase our products especially the hands-free flashlight wunderkind – the Gorillatorch. The National Hardware Store caters to the “home after market” and attracts an audience of over 27,000 professionals. Joby came equipped with a  lovely white and orange booth and some  members of sales and marketing  teams.

Amsterdam

I came across this funny video on YouTube. The Legos-in-motion intro reminds me of many fond memories. The tunes of Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix then carry you through a carefree journey of the streets of  Amsterdam. The film was shot using Canon a EOS 7D with EF 28mm f/1.8 and a Gorillapod.

Amsterdam YouTube

Friday Finds – Swagapalooza, Twestival, Press and More

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Hello Creactives!

It’s Friday and its time to share a little bit of the fun that has been happening around here.

Swagapalooza

Last week a few of us from Joby had the pleasure of attending Swagapalooza, an at times raucous event where companies showcase their products to a gathering of social media greats – and some others. Guy Kawasaki keynoted and a bevy of hard core twitterers joined  in the fun. The live twitter feed made for some “interesting” moments. Joby CEO Forrest presented some of the creative ways Joby products have been used for photography including an awesome shot by our Director of Industrial Designer inside Notre Dame in Paris. Despite rules against tripods, our wily Gorillapod was welcomed into the venerable cathedral, allowing for some great photos even with the low lighting.

Here is the image that was taken inside of Notre Dame and the set-up:

Here is a video of our CEO Forrest speaking:

Twestival

Joby was thrilled to be involved in the San Francisco Twestival event last week, which successfully raised over $10K for Concern Worldwide, an organization which seeks to bring education to the world’s poorest children.  Concern has been implementing innovative programs and solutions for over 40 years. The worthy caused brought together a number of people from the social media to tweet, drink, listen to music and drink some more.

Press

We love the press love…here are some recent hits which make us feel – oh so very happy.

Best title of the week goes to Graphic Design & Publishing Center who wrote an article entitled “You need a tripod…a Gorillapod.” While the title may not be subtle, they certainly get the message across.

Honorable mention from a few weeks goes to this ultra long but very funny title from Cult of Mac;  “iPhone apps weekly digest: The day Mr. Mediocre came to town and got smashed in the face by Gorillacam.”

Other great press clippings this week include a piece on the Gorillatorch for in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and  a piece on the Gorillamobile for Smart Computing. 

Joby Inspired – Product Launch Party

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Break out your party pants and strap on your dancing shoes! Joby’s throwing a party!

This Thursday, October 8 (aka tomorrow!) from 7-10pm, we’re celebrating the launch of our two most recent products: the Gorillamobile 3G/3GS with a case for the iPhone, and the Gorillatorch, a handy hands-free flashlight.

Those of you who follow this blog know that we’re currently hosting Joby Inspired, a pop-up retail store and art gallery in Hayes Valley, San Francisco. Our party will be held in the Inspired space at 580 Hayes St. in San Francisco. There will be music, beverages, and lots of cool art and products to entertain you.

Kindly rsvp to: inspiredlaunch [at] joby.com and don’t forget those party pants!

Gorillatorch – Now Shipping!

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Good things come to those who wait, and today those of you who have been waiting for our Gorillatorch will have your patience rewarded.

The Gorillatorch is now shipping from our online store! It is also available in select online and US retailers, such as Amazon.com.

We’re very excited about our Gorillatorch, and we hope our customers will be just as delighted by it.

P.S. Our official press release is over here.