Fuse Chicken, the company behind the multi-function Une Bobine iPhone stand, today launched a new product on crowd-funding site Indiegogo. Called the TogoDock, Fuse Chicken’s newest iPhone accessory combines a magnet-laden mount with an integrated charging cable, allowing users to turn any surface into a dedicated charging station.

The TogoDock can be mounted on any surface, from a wall to a car dash to a refrigerator. A built-in cable connects to the Lightning port of an iPhone on one end while the USB end can plug into a computer, a charger, or a car port.

togoDock Car

"Our goal is to make everyday interaction with technology simple," said Jon Fawcett, CEO of Fuse Chicken. "Our newest device lets you mount and charge your iPhone anywhere – in the car as a GPS, in the kitchen to follow recipes, next to the bed as an alarm clock; togoDock is simple, cool and useful, and it fits right into your pocket."

The TogoDock can be mounted directly onto a magnetic surface using its embedded magnets, but may also stick to non-magnetic surfaces with an included self-adhesive disc mount. The product includes a built-in backstop for support along with a cable cord wrap and a car adapter.

togoDock Fridge
Customers can purchase a TogoDock with a $30 pledge on Indiegogo and the first 200 backers will also receive a 3D printed PLUGdock designed to convert a standard iPhone charging cord into an outlet-mounted dock.

Top Rated Comments

brueck Avatar
115 months ago
That's a lot of stress on the connector.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
swarmster Avatar
115 months ago
I am sure they realized that and built it so it can withstand that stress.

Are you? Nothing against these Fuse Chicken people, but all kickstarter/indiegogo projects are deserving of questioning, I think.

And given that the product incorporates a 'backstop', it would seem that if they did do some analysis, they decided a backstop was necessary for stress relief. In which case this product may be iPhone 5/5C only (potentially not compatible with a thinner iPhone 6).
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dwhittington Avatar
115 months ago
That's a lot of stress on the connector.

Totally agree with you. Especially in automotive applications.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scott523 Avatar
115 months ago
Anything that mentions adhesive will not step foot into my car. For that reason, I'm out. :rolleyes:
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Arran Avatar
115 months ago
Did anyone else read this as "Toe-Go-Dock"? It seems they should've capitalized the G to make it sound like to-go like: "ToGoDock"...

I read it as Togo, but immediately thought of Togo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo). In Africa.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BreuerEditor Avatar
115 months ago
Did anyone else read this as "Toe-Go-Dock"? It seems they should've capitalized the G to make it sound like to-go like: "ToGoDock"...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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