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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Glad it was free, wouldn't pay much for it
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I got my box in and was excited to see the quirky as my product. With ipads and smartphones a plenty around my house, seems like it'd be nice to have.

It's just kind of meh for me though for a few reasons.

I have a thick case on my cell phone. So the quirky didn't really work for it as far as standing up.

To open up the gap to try and fit my phone, the key ring just sits behind the adjustable gap, so when you open it, the keyring just falls out.

The cap (opposite end of stylus) already popped off (wasn't glued well?)

I'm happy I got to see the product and use it, but honestly since I have a case and the shortcomings with the keyring, it kind of lost it's appeal to me.

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Just not good
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I got this product in my birchbox and it feels pretty cheap. I feel like it will break within a month of normal use (the one moving part). The stylus doesn't work well with my phone. The only good thing about this is the stand but I would rather have a stand that isn't as bulky so if you want a stand I'd go elsewhere, a stylus I'd go elsewhere, a bulky object to put on my keys...this is for you.

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I like it
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I like this product. I used it with a camera timer which worked well. I'm probably not going to carry it around with me or use it again.

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Broke when I opened the box
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The product literally broke upon opening. Not much else to say. Didn't even get one use out of it...

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Very Niche
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This thing has some very niche uses. I do like propping my phone up, but not sure if it's worth the price. It opens by screwing/unscrewing the rubber tip at the bottom, I would have preferred a spring mechanism. Keyring makes it convenient to have when you need it. It is what it is! Probably other uses available for it, be creative.

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Not that much of a Stylus
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To be honest, I never found a need for a stylus. But this thing didn't work as one. I found that it took way too long to type with this considering that you have to press hard at the right angle to hit the right key. I do like the stand feature, I found I use it much more as that.

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Just No
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So, I would never put this on my keyring for its incredible girth. Removing one of its functions, bringing it down to a 2-in-1. The stylus didn't work whatsoever, bringing it down to a 1-in-1. The kickstand's just not necessary for me. I would never have purchased this -- especially since it's simply a $30 iffy kickstand for a phone.

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Works like a charm
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i love this product; have put it to use immediately once i received it and it works like a charm. functionality, styling and application all 100% - i highly recommend this for purchase; i'm highly thinking of buying as presents for family.

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Handy for iPhone and iPad
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I think this is a really handy gadget! It works really well with my iPhone, and I can also use the stylus on my iPad.

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Stylus is terrbile, Stand is just OK
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I was excited about the potential to use this as a stylus, but found that it was basically unusable on my iPad. I kept having to re-draw a line or letter -- meanwhile, I could write almost as legibly, and infinitely more reliably, with my finger. That's on top of the fact that using this stylus to write or draw for more than a minute or two would be super uncomfortable.

The use as a stand is fine, although I felt like I was going to crack my phone's case tightening the grip.

Overally, a disappointing product from Quirky - who often have very useful, well-designed products.

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