Quirky Upwrite

This sleek zinc keychain could probably get by on looks alone, but don't be surprised if you find yourself touting its more practical charms. Besides doubling as a handy stylus for any touchscreen, the special clamping mechanism also connects sturdily and safely to the side of your smartphone to serve as a stand—so you can keep your hands free and your business in sight.

Quirky Upwrite
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When I received this product, I was most excited about using the stylus. Needless to say, it did not work with my iPhone 5. I'm not sure if it was the protective screen I have installed or if it was the product itself. Also, the quality of the Upwrite seemed a bit cheap/fragile.

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If you need it, its cool
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I have an S4. and i dont really have an issue using my thumb. I read somewhere this is used so you dont have to have fingerprints on your phone. How greasy are your fingers? Its an odd balancing item. my phone has a kickstand so i gave it a go with this. It worked, but if you touch it while on it.....mmmmehhhh. If you like using a stylus, die hard for it, have a set of keys, and dont mind having it on you at all times, its for you. but my thumb works for me, my keys is just one key, and i dont like carrying extra things.

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Cool Product
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Love that it's very accessible and can be carried on my key chain... Functionally great way of keeping my screen fingerprint free...

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Unexpected
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I like that this was an unexpected addition to my Birchbox this month. I would never have bought this for myself, but will most likely use it now that I have it.

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Worst Product Ever
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I have to say, this a total waste of space. Seriously, who uses a stylus anymore (excuse me, but that is what you have fingers for). Also, for anyone that has a case on there phone, it wont fit in this stand. And finally, even if you enjoyed both of these factors, anyone willing to pay almost $30 for this is out of there mind. Come on birchbox, you can do better!

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Cool multi function gadget
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I was just thinking that I needed a kickstand for my phone then my birchbox arrived. This gadget can be used for multiple functions and it seems to be made of high quality materials.

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Works alright for what it is
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This product works well as a stand, even with a case on my phone (iPhone 4S). Using it as a stylus is a bit unresponsive and cumbersome to use. It may be nice to have a stand for watching movies on flights, but this definitely isn't a product I could see myself using regularly.

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Not responsive, at least with screen covers
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I received this in my box and used it on 3 different devices- an Android Phone, an iPhone, and a Tablet. I have to say, this just wasn't as responsive as the $5 stylus I bought at a bargain store. Now, all three of these devices have clear screen protectors on, and maybe that's throwing it off- but from what I've seen and heard about Quirky I would have not expected this to be a problem. On top of that, the actual point where it touches he screen is very broad for a stylus and that kind of gets rid of the point of using one for me- I use one when I want more precision.

As far as the stand goes- I think it works depending on the product. Couldn't fit around my android phone because the case was just a little too thick. Worked perfectly with the iPhone, even with a case. And my tablet either had to be almost totally upright, or it was still fall backwards due to its size.

I wanted to really like this product, and I'll probably keep it around as a backup, but I strongly feel there are cheaper and better alternatives available anywhere.

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Convenient to have
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This is a pretty cool gadget to have sitting on my desk!

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Great idea but bad quality
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Loved the idea but the quality needs to be better. I have it attached to my key chain already and could use this in a whole host of situations, but when I move the lever up to make sure it stays on the key chain the top comes off. The top is not essential to keeping the phone/pad in place but what could be a cool product now just appears cheaply manufactured. Maybe I can use some Crazy glue to put it back in place but I have literally used in for two hours.

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