Startup iOmounts sold out of its first batch of iOstands, which cost $89 (click to enlarge).
For anyone who likes to put the iPad up on a pedestal, here's the accessory for you: the iOstand.
Produced by the folks at iOmounts--we ran into them at CES last month--the iOstand comes in three colors--black, white, or stainless steel. While the product's name implies that it's made for Apple products, it can also be used with other tablets.
The iOstand actually consists of four components: a weighted base, the pedestal with a ball on the end of it, and a powerful magnet (the iOcore) that adheres to the ball. You then stick a metal ring (the iOadapts) on the back of your iPad (we put it on a case) and that ring then adheres to the magnet.
The iOstand comes in the colors: black, white, or stainless steel (click to enlarge).
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