Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

This gadget is about to take your ‘Netflix and pizza in bed’ sessions to the next level

sospendo.jpg

None of the following story has been made up in an effort to parody modern society's obsession with technology.

The SOSPENDO does that all by itself. By accident. 

The creation of 'Imagination Farm USA', the SOSPENDO heralds itself as 'The BEST Wearable Support for all Mobile Devices!'. It's the solution to the age-old (well, circa 2014) problem of trying to watch Netflix while eating any form of greasy Italian food simultaneously. Don't pretend that's an issue that hasn't driven you to the point of murder in the past, right?

It's essentially a length of malleable aluminium pipe (the 'Rig') that you can snake around your body, allowing you to 'hold' your smartphone or tablet while keeping your hands free. This is how the Imagination Farm envisions you using it...

The strangest aspect of the SOSPENDO? That it apparently appeals to enough people that they've given the project $41,083 over on Kickstarter, where you can currently request one for $25 (£18). 

Now, the SOSPENDO does have amazing applications for those with mobility issues - but that's not how it's being sold. This is "a NEW MULTI-TASKING device". For use with "sports" or "e-learning". Or even "Mums with strollers". 

We don't understand the world any more.

Related

folding2.jpg

This robot can fold your clothes in under a minute

bend.jpg

Samsung will bring us bendy phones by 2017

messenger.jpg

Pretty soon you'll have to use Facebook's Messenger app

More

Fidget spinners might contain deadly levels of lead

Is your toy slowly poisoning you to death?

by Gary Ogden
02 Jun 2017

We might be about to get smartphones that charge fully in five minutes

An Israeli start-up claims it's going to go into production next year

by Tom Mendelsohn
15 May 2017

5 of the best fidget toys on the market right now

Tackle your knuckle cracking head on

by Matt Tate
10 May 2017

Some Italians have created a phone cover that also makes espresso

No, we don't know why either

by Tom Mendelsohn
08 May 2017

New app will rebalance the London rental market in favour of landlords

Finally, the capital's hard-up property owners will get their due with Rentberry

by Tom Mendelsohn
26 Apr 2017

This knife-toting robot playing stabby hand will make you nervous

I for one welcome our new robot overlords

by Tom Mendelsohn
25 Apr 2017

Now you can turn your iPhone into a retro mac

For the man who has everything

by Tom Mendelsohn
21 Apr 2017

The best turntables of 2017

How the tables have turned

by David Cornish
20 Apr 2017

The Tamagotchi is back

Great news for fans of neglecting responsibilities and watching tiny creatures literally shit themselves to death!

by Emily Reynolds
11 Apr 2017

Self-healing smartphone screens could exist by 2020

Could it be curtains for shady smartphone repair stalls across Britain?

by Tom Mendelsohn
05 Apr 2017