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GripTight PRO Tablet: The Best Tablet Stand

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You asked for it we made it happen.

Go pro with the GripTight PRO Tablet

Last year, in the late spring of 2015 we launched the GripTight Mount for Smaller Tablets.  But we soon realized that not all tablets are created equal and not everyone is streaming Hulu or Netflix at all times! Our community rallied and there was an outcry for a robust GripTight Mount that would securely hold a tablet in landscape; without having to hang it sideways.

So, for you, we created the GripTight PRO Tablet.

Like the earlier GripTight Mount for Smaller Tablets, the GripTight PRO Tablet quickly and securely holds your device for ease of use. But now we’ve added over-molded stainless steel plates that slide & lock securely in either portrait or landscape mode. It makes setup a breeze; whether you read from your Kindle Fire, play games on your iPad Air or look up DIY YouTube videos on your Nexus 9, you can quickly switch back and forth from portrait to landscape without having to remove your tablet.

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Give your tablet a lift and you’ll do more than you ever imagined. The GripTight GorillaPod PRO Tablet combines our new GripTight PRO Tablet Mount with our world famous flexible GorillaPod tripod to create the ultimate tablet stand. Hang your tablet from the backseat of a car, set up a mobile workstation or simply chat with a friend hands-free on Facetime; you’ll be amazed at what your tablet can do.

New JOBY Camera Straps! UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate & DSLR Wrist Strap

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Our camera strap family is growing! We’re happy to announce our newest camera straps, the UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate and the DSLR Wrist Strap!

Streamlined, versatile and super cool, you’ll have to take one of these puppies home!

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Introducing the JOBY UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate

The UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate combines a streamlined hand strap with our super rad UltraPlate baseplate. Because the hand strap is paired with a universal quick-release plate, you can keep the hand strap attached to your camera while mounting it to a tripod or even using another camera strap. The UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate is compatible with standard and pro DSLRs with or without a battery grip.

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The hand strap features JOBY’s UltraFit Layered-Pad Technology™, which provides lightweight support without the bulk. The thin strap pad conforms to the shape of your hand and won’t interfere with use of the camera’s controls. The UltraPlate’s practical design also provides easy access to a camera’s battery door for changes on the fly.

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Comfortable for handheld shooting, the UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate is also ideal for shooting with a tripod. The UltraPlate features a universal tripod quick-release plate with built-in Arca-Swiss compatibility. Unlike most baseplates on the market, the UltraPlate has two additional 1/4″-20 screw mounts so you can attach all types of accessories (like camera straps or flash brackets) to the UltraPlate without removing the hand strap, unlike most other hand straps on the market. This innovative hand strap + baseplate design makes the JOBY UltraFit Hand Strap with UltraPlate compatible with all camera tripods and camera straps! No more strap-tripod hassle!

Get yours here!

Introducing the JOBY DSLR Wrist Strap

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The DSLR Wrist Strap is a simple cinching wrist strap designed for DSLRs or mirrorless/CSCs. Lightweight and comfortable – weighing less than a half ounce – it is our minimalist solution to keeping your camera safe and secure. Featuring a strongly braided cord with a smooth, soft-to-touch finish, the strap is designed to automatically tighten around the wrist if the camera is dropped. The DSLR Wrist Strap was designed for photographers who don’t want a camera strap that gets in their way but do crave the security a camera strap provides.

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The DSLR Wrist Strap connects to a DSLR or mirrorless/CSC via universal shoulder lug attachment. The DSLR Wrist Strap comes in one adjustable size to fit most wrists and in two colors: charcoal and neon green.

Get yours here!

 

Say Hello to MPod Mini & GPod Mini Magnetic!

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We’ve added two new products to the JOBY family and boy are they fun little guys!

MPod Mini is a great on-the-go stand for your smartphone. It’s jaws expand to fit just about any smartphone, including the massive Galaxy Note II! iPhone 5, Galaxy SIV, HTC One—they all fit (even with a case!), no problem!  Plus, MPod is just $14.95!

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We’ve also got GPod Mini Magnetic! A tiny tripod with super strong magnetic feet that is great for your point and shoot camera, GoPro or Contour camera. He might be tiny, but we are not messing around with those magnetic feet! They are STRONG!  Take him home for just $14.95!

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Want to see more of MPod Mini and GPod Mini Magnetic? Follow @jobyinc on Instagram!

Get GripTight GorillaPod & GripTight Micro in Your Favorite Color!

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We’re happy to announce that our GripTight GorillaPod Stand and GripTight Micro Stand are now available in a rainbow of colors! You’ll be able to choose your favorite color to match your  your personality, your outfit or your phone case!

Our GripTight GorillaPod is our signature flexible tripod for your smartphone. It fits most bestselling smartphones, with or without a case, and you can position it just about anywhere making it the best phone tripod out there!  Plus you can detach the GripTight Mount from the GorillaPod Original and use the GorillaPod with your point and shoot camera or use the mount with any other tripod. Two products in one—pretty neat!

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Check out our GripTight GorillaPod rainbow and choose your favorite color today!

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GripTight Micro Stand is the smallest phone tripod available! It folds down into a super tiny package that will easily fit in your pocket. You’ll never be caught without a tripod ever again! While it is awesome for photos, it is also great for video chats, watching YouTube, playing music, using your GPS, or following recipes in the kitchen. The uses are endless for GripTight!

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Check out our new GripTight Micro rainbow and pick out your favorite today!

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Want to share a photo that you shot using a GripTight GorillaPod with us? Tag it with #griptight #gorillapod on Instagram or share with us on Facebook.

Introducing … GripTight GorillaPod Video!

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Are you looking to transform your phone videos from shaky Blair-Witch-Project-esque disasters into smooth, cinematic masterpieces? Well, look no further than GripTight GorillaPod Video!

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GripTight Video with its pan & tilt videohead, 180 degree leveling ball and magnetic feet is the solution to your smartphone videography woes. Use it to capture 360 degrees of smooth pan and 135 degrees of tilt with the video arm. Plus with our signature GorillaPod legs,  you can set it up on just about any surface.

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And it gets even better!  The GripTight GorillaPod Video is modular, meaning you can detach the GripTight Mount and use the GorillaPod Video with your mini camcorder or point and shoot camera OR you can attach the GripTight Mount to just about any other tripod, if you need a tripod with a little more height or even something more pocketable like our Micro tripod.

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We’re so excited about this awesome little tripod, we got our designers to write up their best tips for using it. Find our GripTight Video How To Guide at the bottom of the project page and get the inside scoop on how to make the magic happen with GripTight Video.

If you take a GripTight Video home, don’t be shy. We’d love to see your video creations! We’re @jobyinc on Vine and Twitter or share with us on Facebook.

 

Introducing … GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic!

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GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic is your iPhone or Android’s new BFF. Even more versatile than our GorillaPod Stand because of the addition of super strong magnets in the feet, you’ll be hard pressed to find something you can’t postion it on! Plus, the innovative design of our GripTight Mount means that GripTight Magnetic fits most smartphones and you don’t even need to remove your case!

 

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And it gets even better!  The GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic is modular, meaning you can detach the GripTight Mount and use the GorillaPod Magnetic with your  point and shoot camera OR you can attach the GripTight Mount to just about any other tripod, if you need a tripod with a little more height or even something more pocketable like our Micro tripod.

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GripTight Magnetic is a favorite of JOBY Pro *safesolventTM. He shares his best tips for using the GripTight Magnetic at the bottom of the product page and also in the awesome video below.

Joby GripTight Demo 4 from *safe solvent™ on Vimeo.

Want to share a photo that you shot using a GripTight GorillaPod with us? Tag it with #griptight #gorillapod on Instagram or share with us on Facebook.

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JOBY at Photo Plus Expo

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Most of the JOBY team is off at Photo Plus Expo in NYC this week launching the new GripTight for smartphones and sharing our camera straps with the photo world. We got some photos from the show in this morning. Check them out!

At PPE? Visit JOBY at Booth 736. We’ve got lots of awesome product demos, great speakers and free goodies!  

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It's not a photo expo without lots of GorillaPods!

JOBY engineer David chats with a reporter about our products

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iPhone or Android? Either! Our NEW GripTight fits all best-selling phones!

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We are stoked to announce our brand new GripTight Mount, GripTight Micro Stand and GripTight GorillaPod Stand for smartphones! For the past few years, you’ve been asking for a GorillaPod that worked with your Samsung, Nokia, new iPhone, iPhone with an Otterbox case, Motorola, the list went on and on. We heard you. Our team created an awesome tripod mount that will expand to fit your phone and case—whatever phone you’ve got— and keep it securely positioned wherever your adventures take you.

GripTight will take your phone photography and videography from acceptable to awesome. Get more creative with photo and video apps. Watch movies or read books on the go without craning your neck. Skype or Facetime without exhausting your arm muscles. Use turn by turn GPS without looking down at the phone in your lap. Everything you love to do with your phone, but even better because it’s handsfree.

Check out the video to the GripTight in action!

JOBY GripTight Mount & Stands for Smartphones from JOBY Inc on Vimeo.

GripTight Mount- Any phone, any tripod, anywhere!

The GripTight Mount works with any best-selling smartphone with or without a case, plus any tripod, including our GorillaPods. It is compact, lightweight and super versatile, making it the perfect smartphone accessory.

How to Use the JOBY GripTight Mount from JOBY Inc on Vimeo.

GripTight Micro Stand – Smallest, sleekest smartphone stand

The GripTight Micro Stand is the most portable smartphone tripod ever! A tiny 3.2″ long when folded, it is so compact you’ll never leave home without out. It’s perfect it for impromptu group portraits, watching YouTube, reading the newspaper, or browsing your Flipboard.

How to Use the JOBY GripTight Micro Stand from JOBY Inc on Vimeo.

GripTight GorillaPod Stand – Adaptable, flexible smartphone tripod

Everyone’s favorite tripod is transformed into an unstoppable force of smartphone photo and video production when paired with the GripTight. Position your phone just about anywhere to capture a self-portrait, try a new perspective or record shake-free video.

How to Use the JOBY GripTight GorillaPod Stand from JOBY Inc on Vimeo.

 

JOBY at Photokina!

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We unveiled our brand new line of awesome camera straps at this year’s Photokina, the world’s leading photo and imaging fair.  Most of the team wasn’t able to be in Germany for the grand reveal, which is why we were super excited to get images of our booth this morning.

Now, we might be biased, but that is a great looking booth!

Are you so inspired by these images that you want to find out more about our new camera straps?!? Check out the UltraFit Sling Strap for Men, UltraFit Sling Strap for Women and 3-Way Camera Strap on JOBY.com!

Want to talk with us about camera straps, tripods or your next shoot? Give us a holler on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

JOBY Makes Camera Straps Kick Ass!

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We’re excited to announce the launch of our new line of JOBY Camera Straps for DSLRs and compact system cameras! It’s been a while since we’ve ventured into a completely new genre of camera accessories, and we’d forgotten how fun it is to let our JOBY design and engineering team loose on something rather dull (camera straps) and see how they make it totally bad ass. Now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the UltraFit Sling Strap for Men, UltraFit Sling Strap for Women and 3-Way Camera Strap!

The camera strap you think of when you think “camera strap” is probably the one that came with your camera—some cheap combination of plastic bits and abrasive webbing that just sort of hangs there. We’re guessing this is how your feel about it …

JOBY Camera Straps are an entirely different product. Instead of some limp piece of cloth attached to your camera, our camera straps are exactly what you expect from JOBY— innovative, multi-purpose, high-quality, and fun to use. This video will give you an idea of what JOBY Camera Straps have to offer.

We started this project by thinking about what we would want from a camera strap—something as versatile, hard-working and up-for-adventure as we are. Our ideal strap would be comfortable for long days of shooting, make sure our camera is always at hand so we never miss a shot, and would keep our camera safe from the bumps and bangs of active life. With this at heart, we’ve created three revolutionary camera strap solutions—the UltraFit Sling Strap for MenUltraFit Sling Strap for Women and 3-Way Camera Strap.

UltraFit Sling Strap for Men

There are just moments between you and the perfect shot. But, a lot of the time you spend shooting isn’t with your camera at your face. It’s looking for the next shot, mingling with the crowd, eating a burrito. We designed the UltraFit Sling Strap with this photographer-lifestyle truth in mind. Our strap allows you to cinch your camera tight against your body to keep it safe and secure and your hands free, but quickly extends to shooting mode with a simple pull on your camera grip. Much better than just hanging around your neck, right?

For more reasons why the UltraFit Sling Strap for Men is awesome, jump on over to JOBY.com or watch the snazzy demo video.

UltraFit Sling Strap for Women

We noticed that there were hardly any camera straps on the market that were specifically designed for a woman’s body—something the ladies at JOBY just wouldn’t stand for. After talking with female photographers and some serious ergonomics research, we designed a strap that was not only optimized for your curves, but also preformed better than straps designed for men. With the UltraFit Sling Strap, you can wear your camera cinched tight against your body for comfort and camera security, and with one fluid movement, extend the strap to shooting mode. A camera that is always at hand, yet conveniently handsfree. Sweet!

For more reasons why the UltraFit Sling Strap for Women is fabulous, jump on over to JOBY.com or watch the snazzy demo video.

3-Way Camera Strap 

Doing more with less is one of our favorite things here at JOBY. With this in mind, we designed the 3-Way Camera Strap. The 3-Way Camera Strap quickly transforms from a wrist strap to a full-length shoulder or neck strap with the push of a button. Thanks to an innovative retractor mechanism and hyper-strong Dyneema cord, the strap extends and retracts automatically! It is design magic that will totally impress your friends, in addition to being the most versatile camera strap out there.

Super strong Dyneema cord is a key part of the 3-Way Camera Strap. The Dyneema cord has 90 lbs tensile strength or, as we like to think, it will support the weight of four chubby corgis!

For more reasons why the 3-Way Camera Strap is rad, jump on over to JOBY.com or watch the snazzy demo video.

Let us know what you think about our new gear on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or in the comments. Plus, stay tuned for great giveaways!

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