In the article, “A Tablet’s Best Friend – The Octa TabletTail Whale Kit!”, Blogger Amanda Tippit discusses the reasons why the Whale Kit tablet grip and stand is one of her “favorite must-have items for families!” Tippit praises the many uses of the Whale Kit and highlights each part that the Whale Kit includes, as well as how impressed she is with the vacuum dock.
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Mario Armstrong includes Octa’s hands-free iPad holder–the Monkey Kit–as part of his “Top 3 in Tech” segment on the TODAY Show. Armstrong recommends using the Monkey Kit on a couch, in a chair, on a treadmill, and even on a ladder!
Designing Kickstarter Rewards and Add-Ons with Logistics in Mind
Octa ran its first Kickstarter campaign in January 2013 to fund the Monkey Kit. The Monkey Kit is part of the TabletTail accessories system, which includes modular parts that can be paired to hold any tablet in any position. Partway into the campaign, Octa decided to offer another TabletTail component—the WhaleTail—as an add-on reward. The WhaleTail is a cute and compact tablet handle and stand; we were excited to make it available to our backers. Unfortunately, the choice to offer this add-on greatly complicated our Kickstarter reward fulfillment. (more…)
Android accessories can be hard to come by. With so many different Android devices available, no one manufacturer could make the perfect accessory for every Android tablet. Until TabletTail. (more…)
Every week, TUAW provides a heads-up on Apple-related projects that their readers might be interested in backing on Kickstarter. This week, Steve Sande discussed Octa’s TabletTail system. He said that TableTail makes mounting your iPad just about anywhere a piece of cake. (more…)
Technology Startup Enhances iPad, eReader and Other Tablets with Second Kickstarter Campaign
Denver, CO (May 20, 2014) — Octa, a Denver-based technology startup and maker of the evolutionary TabletTail™ accessories system, has launched its second Kickstarter campaign. The project will introduce four new TabletTail components to allow users to stand, grip, wrap, hang, and use their tablet anywhere. TabletTail accessories are mobile, modular, and interchangeable, with dynamic parts that can be paired to create personalized configurations. (more…)
Let’s Talk Tech test drove the Monkey Kit tablet stand. Their findings? Use the Monkey Kit in bed to comfortably watch shows and movies. The Monkey Kit lets you kick back and relax without actually having to hold anything! (more…)
KUSA and 9News sat down with Scott Yates for Tech Tuesday to highlight Octa’s innovative line of tablet mounts and stands. The TabletTail system, which currently includes the Monkey Kit and the Whale Kit, is giving owners new options for using their electronic devices. The MonkeyTail, Yates explains, can grip “just about anything.” He describes using the Monkey Kit with your tablet “anywhere you want to put it.” Gregg Moss calls the Octa line “cool products.” (more…)
The TabletTail: Monkey Kit was recently featured in the Journal magazine. The journal ranked the tablet stand at 8/10 points and included the Monkey Kit in a roundup of the gadget of the month. (more…)
Cameron Summerson tested Octa’s Monkey Kit on a variety of Android tablets. He found Octa’s tablet stand versatile and useful. He also reviewed Octa’s tablet handle. The TabletTail: Whale Kit makes tablets easier to hold. The Whale Kit and the Monkey Kit are interchangeable. Both products are available at Amazon.com and UrbanOutfitters.com.