'Trunk' Posable Lightning Cable Doubles as iPhone Stand

As noted by Gizmodo, iLoveHandles has launched a new Trunk Lightning charging cable for the iPhone 5, offering an innovative posable design that allows the short cable to also serve as a stand for the device.trunk_cable_1
Unlike the short, flaccid charging cables on the market, you can bend Trunk vertical to charge on the wall, bend it the other way and use GPS in the car, or straighten it out and put it in a pocket when you're on the move.

Why do you need all that cord? With Trunk, there is no wrapping, no tangling -- no mess.
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Trunk is available through the iLoveHandles online store for $19.95.

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Posted: 19 months ago
Interesting, but I'm not sure if I'd mount it in my car the way the picture shows. Looks like a lot of strain on the lighting receptor. Plus if you're poking at the screen in GPS mode, is it sturdy enough?
Rating: 5 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
Seems like it doesn't have enough support to ensure that my $750 device doesn't crash into the center console when I hit a bumpy road...
Rating: 5 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
This is a cool idea but an impossible design concept - it creates dangerous tension points that will strain the lighting port, the USB and lightning connectors, the adapter, and the electrical socket unnecessarily.

Gravity likes its cables flaccid.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
My iPad mini lighting connector is already "wobbly," and that's just from charging it each night. I would never attempt to use this for my iPhone in my car, as pictured. Just the stress on the connector from the weight of the phone, let alone pushing on it. If they had a snap-on adapter that could hug the bottom of the phone, then maybe.
Rating: 2 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
Very attractive concept, however I would certainly fear damage occurring to my iPhone when it is supporting itself only on the Lightening port.
Rating: 2 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
This would be awesome for a car gps like in the picture. I would imagine after a while this would wreck the lighting port, though.
Rating: 1 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
I really like the concept. Seems much more practical for the house than a car.
Rating: 1 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago

This is a cool idea but an impossible design concept - it creates dangerous tension points that will strain the lighting port, the USB and lightning connectors, the adapter, and the electrical socket unnecessarily....


First thing(s) that came into my mind too.

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...If they had a snap-on adapter that could hug the bottom of the phone, then maybe.


Second thing that came into my mind.
Rating: 1 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago

Finally a cable that WON'T BREAK!


(forget about the in car example, that's silly)


The cable won't break but your lightning port probably will.
Rating: 1 Votes
Posted: 19 months ago
So my cable would no longer be short and flaccid?

And would be replaced by a trunk that can bend to become vertical?
Rating: 1 Votes

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