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Chances are if you own a smart phone, you probably spend a large portion of your day with it in your hand. And why not? With its ability to connect, communicate, share, stream and capture, it is without a doubt an arsenal of useful tools in one gadget. Dedicated designers around the world have created ways to capitalize on this convenience by transforming your smartphone into something else entirely. Keep reading to see these seven neat smart phone-transforming inventions.
Designed by independent inventor Sherwood Forlee, Articulate is an adjustable table lamp that lets you use your smart phone’s built-in LED light, hands-free. Crafted from a combination of machined and stamped aluminum with three points of articulation in the arm and a fully rotatable base. And with it’s clever design, it is able to adjust to fit any smart phone, whether it is plugged in or not.
Native’s Moshi Curve Headset
If you spend all day making calls on your smart phone, it may be time to upgrade to a headset. With the Native’s Moshi Curve Wireless headset, you don’t have to sacrifice on style or convenience. This headset not only has a sleek black design but it comes with bluetooth capability that can be paired with multiple iOS devices.
Photojojo Table Dolly
Say goodbye to the shaky homemade videos with Photojojo’s Camera Table Dolly. The dolly features an industrial grade aluminum base, two sets of rotating wheels, an adjustable arm and a clamp that can attach to any smart phone or camera. With the Photojojo’s table dolly, any shot (even a 360 degree panorama) will look professionally captured.
Impossible Instant Lab
No longer do you have to send out your digital photos to get printed. Within seconds, the Impossible Instant Lab captures your digital iPhone images and prints out a analog polaroid photo. Designed with a Polaroid lover’s heart in mind, the Impossible Instant Lab looks like a staggered polaroid camera, but this one comes with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery and USB power adapter.
If you’re nostalgic for the nintendo games of yesteryear, sit back and relax! Hyperkin’s Chris Gallizzi is working on bringing the Smartboy to the market. Based off the popular 1990’s handheld video game, the Smartboy will turn your smart phone into a Gameboy that actually works with the original game cartridges.
Grace Digital Audio Boombox
We’ve all seen sound system docking stations for your smartphone, but the Grace Digital Audio Eco Terra Waterproof Boom Box is another breed altogether. Fully submersible, waterproof, and shock resistant, it is the perfect companion on your next water sport adventure. No need to worry, your smart phone stays completely protected in the see-through internal waterproof casing.
Smart Phone Projector
The Smart Phone Projector comes packed flat and can be folded into the projector shape within seconds. Set your smart phone on the grip pad in the back opening and the image get projected out the 10x magnifying lens. An added bonus, the hollow shape also amplifies the audio produced by your smart phone. Pretty good option for for an item that how no wires and does not need to be plugged. Surprising what some cleverly designed cardboard can do!
What is your favorite way to transform your smart phone? Let us know in the comments below.