Thursday, February 29, 2024

The magHANDL-O is designed to deal with ‘smartphone pinky syndrome’

I don’t suffer from “smartphone pinky syndrome” (more on this below), but if I did the magHANDL-O could be worth its US$19.99 price tag. 

I don’t suffer from “smartphone pinky syndrome” (more on this below), but if I did the magHANDL-O could be worth its US$19.99-$29.99 price tag. 

The magnetic phone grip and stand boasts an ergonomic design designed to enhance usability, provide a secure hold and convenient viewing angle. It comes in an array of stylish finishes to accessorizes your iPhone like jewelry. The Black Leather magHANDNL O and Carbon Fiber magHNDNL O are appealing to me, but other models — such as Gold Gator, Gold Sparkl, Jewel Cheetah, and Pearl Earring — are just too flashy for me.

That said, you can take off your HANDL to wirelessly charge or switch styles to match your mood or outfit. The magHANDL O combines magnetic force with microsuction material and can connect directly to your magSafe compatible phone or case..

All magHANDL O products feature Popl Digital Business Card technology. Just tap your magHANDL O to the back of a compatible phone to share contact information, social media links, digital payment information, etc.

There’s no cost to set up and use a Popl profile. Simply download the Popl app in the Apple App Store to set up and configure your magHANDL O with Popl (for more info go to

So what is “smartphone pinky syndrome”? Our hands are not meant to hold a mobile phone for long periods of time, so we tend to use our pinky as a phone stand. This can create a dent and possible contribute to carpel tunnel syndrome. To read more, check out these two articles: and

If you think you have have (or could eventually have) “smartphone pinky syndrome” or just want a hone grip and stand, check out the magHANDL O.

Apple World Today rating (out of 5 stars): ★★★.5

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.