Monthly Archives: March 2011

JOBY Donates to Second Harvest Japan to support Japanese Relief Efforts

JOBY is proud to support the relief efforts currently underway in Japan following the tsunami and earthquake.  As our first and strongest international market, Japan has a special significance for the JOBY community.  For years, we have been inspired by the knowledgeable, passionate, adventure-seeking photography and outdoor enthusiasts of Japan and this has only increased […]

Friday Finds: Trams in Hong Kong and GorillaTorch Flare in Parents Magazine

Happy Friday! This week a deluge  hit San Francisco, inspiring some members of the office to come to work in head to toe rain gear. While not winning any fashion awards, it probably did make for a more comfortable day at the office. This magical video caught using a Lumix camera on a GorillaPod makes […]

GorillaTorch Switchback wins red dot 2011 award

Sweet! The JOBY GorillaTorch Switchback, the first outdoor lantern that transforms into a headlamp, won the prestigious red dot award for Product Design.  The competition was fierce, but the Switchback prevailed in a very crowded and international field with4,433 entries from 1,700 companies in 60 countries  submitting  work. The award is organized annually by the Design Zentrum […]

Friday Finds: Photography that makes you think and the GorillaPod – the Outdoorsman’s Best Friend

Happy Friday Creactives! Today, I stumbled across this intriguing image with  a scary JOBY GorillaPod plus camera peering ominously over fright-filled cigarettes. The story behind the image is even more arresting as it is by a  Spanish photographer, J. Tiogran Solana who recently quit smoking and used the money he saved from not smoking to […]

Putting the “pop” in popcorn

For those of you who (like me) have non-existent Chinese speaking skills, this video starts out as a dark, incomprehensible activity – and then it gets exciting.

Friday Finds: Originality Rewarded and the GorillaTorch SwitchBack Gets Props

Happy Sunny Friday! First some formal -  yet very good news, JOBY was awarded a Utility Patent which officially recognized the pioneering and innovative functionality of the GorillaPod range of products. Here is the text for the press release that we sent out last week: JOBY, the innovative and award-winning consumer products company and creator […]

Friday Finds: Gorillacam – now appearing in books, Medieval towns and Grocery Store Face Plants

Happy Friday! We were pleased to find out this week, that our enormously popular iPhone app, Gorillacam,  has been featured in not just one, but two different books.  How to Create iPhone  Photos by Allan Hoffman and iPhone Obsessed by Dan Marcolina both show off the Gorillacam app but the latter also features the lovely […]

JOBY set to innovate GorillaMobile along with Apple’s iPad 2

Today, as many of you most likely know, Apple announced their newest version of the iPad. Armed with a front- and back-facing camera, faster speeds and multi-tasking features all in a thinner package, the iPad 2 is poised to be the must-have device for reading, cooking, gaming and picture-taking. So, what’s JOBY planning to do […]