iPad Grip Suggestion

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by HasanDaddy, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    Hey fellow iPadders!

    Just attaching an image here for grip suggestions

    I hate cases and I don't like skins --- thus, I stuck some furniture pads on the bottom of my iPad and the grip is now EXCELLENT - much easier to hold and much more usable

    Granted, the furniture pads are on at all times, as they stick (I like it that way anyways) but these pads, in particular, come off very easily if you peel carefully - I got these furniture pads from Home Depot, and again, they're very easy to take off if you don't like them

    Also - I use a smartcover to stand the iPad up, and the pads don't get in the way of the smartcover at all - anyways - hope this is useful for some of you

    Peace and love all! :)
     

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    Mattstkc

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    somewhere in California, Steve Jobs just threw up in his mouth a little...
     
  3. macrumors newbie

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    QFT. god that's just friggin hideous...
     
  4. macrumors regular

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    Glad you like your solution!

    As for me, I find it too ugly :) I'd much rather use a skin, or actually, nothing at all!
     
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    Chip NoVaMac

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  6. macrumors 603

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    ....but you like that:confused::eek:
     
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    v66jack

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    That's an interesting look you have going on!
     
  8. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    No apologies here

    If it was meant to be in a museum, it wouldn't have my fingerprints all over it folks...

    That said - everyone loves a man with a good 'grip'
     
  9. macrumors regular

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    How do you struggle to grip anything with your great big hands? :D

    Are you sure its not an iPod touch? :eek:
     
  10. macrumors 6502

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    I just threw up in my mouth a little...
     
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    steadysignal

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    nice.
     
  12. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    lol :)
     
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    Well I think it is an awesome idea for improving the grippability of the iPad. I see this being a good choice for classrooms that have iPads (and even laptops).
     
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    How could you mar the beauty of the iPad that way? That's just disgusting! If Steve Jobs saw that, he'd not only throw up in his mouth a little, he'd snatch the thing away from you -- you don't deserve to have a iPad at all if that's the way you treat it -- and he'd blacklist you from being ever able to purchase any Apple product anywhere in the world ever again.
     
  16. macrumors 6502

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    Wow. I am not usually the one to care about looks too much but that sir is despicable, shameful, abhorrent, abject, despisable, detestable, awful, detestable, atrocious, awful, bad, base, beastly, contemptible, cursed, despicable, disgusting, foul, grim, grody, gross*, hairy*, hateful, heinous, hellish, horrible, horrid, loathsome, lousy, nauseating, obnoxious, odious, offensive, repellent, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, sleazy*, stinking, terrible, vile, wretched

    It looks like then loch ness monster walked out of the genius bar.
     
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  18. macrumors regular

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    wow, no...
    ANd you don't like a skin because it takes away from the ipad?
    lol
     
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    vincenz

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    A case of "Function over Form"

    If it works for you. XD

    Can I at least suggest a ZAGG Invisible Shield for the back instead. ZAGG is tacky and gives excellent grip.
     
  21. macrumors 6502

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    Haha lol.
     
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    Scott6666

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    Funniest reply ever
     
  23. macrumors 68020

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    This.


    I don't like cases, but I like sticking furniture pads all over the back of my iPad.


    Is this real life?
     
  24. macrumors 68000

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    wow, that's gross.

    better to put invisible shield on the back only to give it a better grip and protection. :p
     
  25. macrumors regular

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    hhhhhoookay. Well if it works, then good for you. BUT, I would suggest peeling them off and at least straightening the pads up, it looks like you just threw them on.

    I never feel comfortable using the ipad without some sort of case, I find I baby the damn thing. Once its in a decent case I can actually use it, without worrying. :rolleyes:

    I suppose if owning :apple: products hasn't turned you OCD we should really be congratulating you, and asking you the secret. :D
     

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