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SchneiderMan
Jul 10, 2010, 01:02 AM
Well I have received these weird balls to review in the mail and I gave them a shot and shot a vid on them. I did not review them yet but if you're some what curious about how they looks and work, check out my vid right here. http://youtu.be/H4rMNG17Y-g

So far I can tell you that most of what this product is supposed to do, it isn't doing it well. For $20 I would say they are not really worth the purchase.
If the price would be $10 then I would say go ahead and try it out for yourself because they can be a fun little alternative for a few days..
I wouldn't use them on the everyday basis.

Edit: Finally reviewed them - http://bit.ly/9AoBjm



afireintonto
Jul 10, 2010, 01:13 AM
Those look retarded. I would never walk around with those on my ipad.

Ciclismo
Jul 10, 2010, 07:36 AM
Seems like the perfect drop protection.

SchneiderMan
Jul 10, 2010, 02:16 PM
Seems like the perfect drop protection.

I cannot test that but I can say that I would rather have them on if I drop my iPad than a naked iPad..

Mactagonist
Jul 10, 2010, 02:22 PM
haha

2 people were doing marketing for those things on iPad launch day at the 5th Ave store. I thought it must have been some kind of fake or joke because they looked awful and seemed entirely useless.

Guess they did get something out the door, they only had a prototype with them that day.

SchneiderMan
Jul 11, 2010, 12:15 AM
Just wanted to update with my review.
http://bit.ly/9AoBjm

sjinsjca
Jul 11, 2010, 12:20 AM
The manufacturer's site it iballz.info.

It's Flash-based.

FAIL

SchneiderMan
Jul 11, 2010, 01:12 AM
The manufacturer's site it iballz.info.

It's Flash-based.

FAIL

Somewhat ironic :D

Chris Rogers
Jul 11, 2010, 09:00 AM
Just wanted to update with my review.
http://bit.ly/9AoBjm

Nice vid! Especially because you don't need to say anything :p it's like, actions speak louder than words or something.

I'd suggest saving your $

SchneiderMan
Jul 11, 2010, 03:15 PM
Nice vid! Especially because you don't need to say anything :p it's like, actions speak louder than words or something.

I'd suggest saving your $

Thanks I appreciate that :)

xraytech
Jul 11, 2010, 03:27 PM
Annoying Website Too!!!

iRance
Jul 11, 2010, 04:31 PM
Well I have received these weird balls

I couldn't resist... That's what she said.:D

TraceyS/FL
Jul 11, 2010, 05:12 PM
I cannot test that but I can say that I would rather have them on if I drop my iPad than a naked iPad..

My kids would try the drop test.... i'm sure of it!

SchneiderMan
Jul 11, 2010, 05:20 PM
My kids would try the drop test.... i'm sure of it!

I would suggest a nice thick silicone case instead. But whatever you do, any drop even with a case on could be it's last.

TraceyS/FL
Jul 11, 2010, 08:41 PM
I would suggest a nice thick silicone case instead. But whatever you do, any drop even with a case on could be it's last.

I can just hear them... "but mom, they are balls, they should have bounced!"

Ha. Not.

They are doing ok with the candy shell, but I don't let them have free reign either. :D

KameronBriggs
Jul 12, 2010, 02:31 AM
Those look retarded. I would never walk around with those on my ipad.

lol me either.

cmvsm
Jul 12, 2010, 07:34 AM
Takes the demonstrator quite a while to get the Ballz situated on the iPad. Even without the cuts to the video, he can't keep his Ballz from falling all over the place.

SchneiderMan
Jul 12, 2010, 02:06 PM
Takes the demonstrator quite a while to get the Ballz situated on the iPad. Even without the cuts to the video, he can't keep his Ballz from falling all over the place.

Actually it wasn't hard to instal them.. The cuts are so the vid won't be long. I try to shave off every second I can. But yes because of the rubber cord it will give you some fight but nothing major at all.

jmor
Jul 12, 2010, 02:30 PM
Those look horrible.

Tobster3
Jul 14, 2010, 06:42 AM
Yep - Agree. Think i'll stick with the case.