Category Archives: Gorillatorch

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: GorillaPod dances into the 80’s and Fun Customer Feedback

Happy Friday! The Friday before a long weekend here in the States, how lovely. My dance-loving-mood continues this week with a 80’s inspired groove fest with a dancing GorillaPod by Justin Bolduc Turpin. GorillaDance from Justin Bolduc Turpin on Vimeo. Feeling the need to travel, but not quite ready to pay for a ticket to […]

Friday Finds: Ode to the East Coast Storm and Surviving Doomsday

Happy Friday! Although you wouldn’t guess it by looking out the window here in San Francisco, this has been a crazy week for all things weather. In honor of the crazy storms that have crushed much of the US, below is a time-lapse shot using Gorillacam. On a related note, we were thrilled to find […]

Friday Finds: GorillaPod is in the Center of Major World Events, a Clever Film and Last Minute Gift Ideas

Happy Friday! What an interesting surprise for us this week when,  the cover of the International Herald Tribune came out with the newly released Burmese Democracy Activist, Aung San Suu Kyi and a yellow original GorillaPod. This clever film, shot mostly from the biker’s viewpoint is a pleasant way to ease into the weekend. Watch […]

GorillaTorch Switchback on Ellen

In case you missed Ellen today, GorillaTorch Switchback made an awesome appearance today on the show, care of REI. With dancing elves, Keith Urban and of course Ellen, the GorillaTorch Switchback illuminated the tent in both lantern and headlamp mode. I was hoping for a dancing Ellen with a headlamp on, but I guess that […]

Friday Finds: GDGT Photos, Gift Guides and the Day in Life of a Bicycle

Happy Friday! We are gearing up for a very exciting holiday season at JOBY. Besides the normal work stuff, recipes are being discussed, travel plans are being arranged and the desserts keeps piling in. In advance of the holidays, the gift guides keep pouring in. This week Wired ranked the Gorillatorch Switchback #2 in their […]

Friday Finds: Furry Creatures in New York and funny press for the Gorillapod and Gorillatorch Blade and Gorillatorch Switchback hit the mark

Hello Creactives, Friday has arrived and a restless spirit has descended on the Joby office. It has been quite a week in San Francisco. In case you didn’t know, the Giants won the World Series, there was an election and somehow we managed to have summer in November for a few precious days. To start […]

Gorillatorch Switchback Video and Tent City Launch Party

Last Thursday JOBY introduced Gorillatorch Switchback to the world. You can find out more about what it does and the inspiration for it in this authentically San Franciscan, wind-filled video: To set the stage for this transformational outdoor lighting product, we launched the product in true JOBY fashion, with a party. Tent City  took place […]

Friday Finds: Gorillatorch Switchback Arrives, Transforms, Finds Love and Other Happenings

Happy Friday Creactives! Thank you so much for all of you who attended our Tent City event last night! It was a blast (photos will follow shortly) and we were thrilled to introduce the world to the Gorillatorch Switchback accompanied by tasty treats, drinks and the wilderness. Some of the best press hits for thus […]

Friday Finds: First Day of Skiing – Really? Press for Gorillapod Focus and Gorillatorch Blade

Happy Friday Creactives! It has been fantastic weather here in San Francisco with lovely summer-like evenings. Of course, elsewhere in the world, they seem to have made the transition to cooler climes. I love the miniature look of the video below taken by Fredrik Nordheim as he rediscovered his winter feet (ie skis again). A […]