Introduction: Grip Grip

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Grip grip is a simple solution for those who like to “go naked” with their iPod touch, but could use a little more grip around the edges.

Step 1: Materials

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1 iPod touch
1 grocery store produce issue rubber band {or rubber band of equal size}

*may require a trip to your local grocery store

Step 2: Stretch { Lookout for Backfire }

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Make sure to position the band securely around the edge while maintaining access to all your buttons and ports; the easiest way to do this is by adjusting the band at each of the 4 corners. 

Step 3: Grip

Picture of Grip're done! Enjoy a better {pocket safe} handheld grip and the ability to lean against surrounding objects like never before! Grip grip!


Meganandjack (author)2015-05-03

Cool any way!

Meganandjack (author)2015-05-03

can you do iPad mini

orangenicole3 (author)2014-03-15

That is awesome

ecohrs (author)2013-10-28

Love this!

sparkleponytx (author)2013-07-24


GorillazMiko (author)2013-04-09

Grip grip!

JensonBut (author)2013-01-25

Cool, thanks for the heads-up!

DjAndy (author)2012-11-12

fine but I've seen better, iPhone games

aids333 (author)2012-10-21

Whatcha drawin' there tim?

Avaviel (author)2012-10-20

I like your coffee mug ^^

rocketsurgery (author)2012-08-01

Simply brilliant!

Thanks. By the way, your Perry the platypus inaction figure is AWESOME.

Cmontalk (author)2012-07-30

What's the name of the clock app ? Your idea is really great buy the way!

timwikander (author)Cmontalk2012-07-30

The app is called Alarmdock by areaware. Thanks!

The nerdling (author)2012-06-08

i think it looks better with the band around it :)

thatswhatshe (author)2012-03-24

haha I guess great minds do think alike because I am currently doing the same thing with my iphone! Nice job btw.

SlickSqueegie (author)2012-03-07

Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant!

wazzup105 (author)2012-02-29

I implemented this on my nokia 5800 .. it's interfering a bit with the control buttons, but after modding the rubber band a bit (making it a tad smaller on one side) it's been operational for 24 hours now :)

timwikander (author)wazzup1052012-02-29

That is awesome to hear. I was hoping some people might try this on other applicable smart devices; the tapered edge of the iPod touch really makes for an ideal fit without getting in the way, but as you pointed out a little modification can make this work elsewhere too. I've had mine in place for close to a week under constant use; I can't imagine using my iPod without it now. Good luck with your nokia!

timwikander (author)2012-02-26

Haha thanks, I love that tag line.

GummiBear (author)2012-02-25

Wow rly cool and so simple idea!

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