TidyTilt, a mini smartcover for your iPhone 4/4S

The iPhone will soon have its own Smart Cover like its iPad sibling – well, sort of. Brought to you by two design students in Chicago, the TidyTilt is a 3-in-1 Smart Cover look-alike that acts as an earbud cord wrap, multi-position kickstand and mount for the iPhone 4/4S. What it doesn’t do however, is protect your screen or wake up the device upon opening/closing.

Wrap your earbud cords without skipping a beat. TidyTilt is always at hand, since it lives on the back of your iPhone. When you’re done using your earbuds, simply wrap them over your iPhone, snap TidyTilt closed, and pop your earbuds right off. TidyTilt keeps your cords neat and secure, whether in a bag, pocket, or attached to your iPhone.

TidyTilt serves as a stand for iPhone, enabling landscape and portrait orientation at multiple angles – perfect for watching movies, typing, or making video calls. It even does so while simultaneously keeping your earbuds secured. Gaming with a friend? Position Tidytilt at the center of iPhone for a new seesaw-like head-to-head gaming experience.

Thanks to TidyTilt’s strong, strategically-placed magnets, you can tack your earbuds or whole iPhone to any magnetically-responsive surface. Pop iPhone onto your fridge for referencing cooking recipes, stick it to a dry-erase board for brainstorming, or park it on the key-holder by your front door.

Created as a Kickstarter project, the TidyTilt has already raised its goal of $10,000 (currently at $25,045) and there’s still 26 days to go for individuals to make their pledges. For those interested in this rather clever accessory, a pledge of $19 or more will help you secure a TidyTilt (1 of 4 colors), with estimated shipping in Feb, 2012. Check out the video below and see the many ways this semi-smart cover can be used.


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