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Hands on with the iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800; Contest: We're Giving Away 1 a Day for 30 Days!!

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800
By Adam Zeis on 15 Sep 2010 06:39 pm EDT
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Check out the Review, then Leave a Comment for your chance to win an iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch! We're giving away 1 a day for 30 days!

This is probably one of the coolest BlackBerry accessories I've tested out so far. The iGrip car charging dock for the Torch 9800 mounts to the windshield or dash in your car and lets you easily drop in your Torch so you can use a navigation app on the go. I fired up AT&T Navigator while my Torch was in the dock and I have to say its just as good (if not better) than having a separate GPS unit. The dock is totally solid and stays secure so you don't have to worry about it dropping off the window. I really like the latch that secures down over the Torch once inserted - it ensures the phone is held secure whether used in landscape or portrait mode. When you get to wherever you're going, just pull your device out and take it with you. The video above is a bit of hand-on with the dock as well as a bit of in-car action to see just how it works. As of right now the iGrip BlackBerry Torch charging dock is only available via Smartphone Experts, so click on over to learn more and pick one up at ShopCrackBerry.com today!

Contest: We're Giving Away 1 iGrip Torch Cradle a Day for 30 Days! So the good great completely awesome folks at iGrip have hooked up a wicked contest for CrackBerry Nation. If you're a BlackBerry Torch owner living in the USA and want a chance at winning an iGrip Cradle for the Torch along with a BlackBerry Car Charger, then all you need to do is leave a comment to this blog post (drop in some nice comments about why you want this bad boy while you're at it!). We'll update this post every day for the next 30 days with the previous day's winner below. 

Contest Winners:

We'll be collecting the winners a week at a time, so if you're a winner hang tight and we'll be sending you an email to get all of your info. 

Day 1: jmarkey77
Day 2: avelvethammer
Day 3: RedbirdGT
Day 4: SkySoldier
Day 5: Boldacious
Day 6: pmas76
Day 7: rontaylor
Day 8: mcdanielnc89
Day 9: dmann96
Day 10: cpw
Day 11: bmoot
Day 12: mor4u
Day 13: rlgwood
Day 14: RoninKSB
Day 15: spartacus802
Day 16: smokn05
Day 17: somainer
Day 18: ddtrujillo
Day 19: roefernj
Day 20: seldvm76
Day 21: Cracktere
Day 22: gritsinct
Day 23: angelicar84
Day 24: lauren25
Day 25: texasbid
Day 26: canadiansinusa
Day 27: rizzo269
Day 28: doodie1231
Day 29: Raistlin1
Day 30: ceramdoc

iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 Photos

 

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

 

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

 

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

 

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

 

iGrip Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800
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Zolutar

This would rock for my 9800, as a frequent traveller it can be my navigation holder in my rental cars, eliminating the need for a garmin Nuvi or like product. Pick me please!

augiedoggie

Sure would be nice , to win one of these bad boys!!! Hopefully, no more drivi around with the phone in my hand & looking at the GPS!!!

joeybagodonuts

heading up to Wisconsin Dells in a few weeks....would be nice to use this on the trip....pick me CB!!!

Thanks for offering all the free stuff!!!

john_v

I could really use one of these to go with my new torch. Hoping I'll win one so I can spend my money on a desktop cradle.

katydidit

My poor little BlackBerry Torch has to sit in my car's door handle! This is one of the coolest car accessories ever! Pick me! Pick me! I will buy one if you don't pick me, but I'd much rather win one and tell all my friends to buy iGrip products :)

Jan_the_Bicycle_Man

I have a BlackBerry Bold 9700 with an iGrip mount and love it. If I can convince my wife that she should have a Blackberry, I could get myself the new Torch 9800.

cinder0008

10 more chances to win this sweet piece of hardware!

JeePak

How did avelvethammer win twice?

BeRich

I've been wondering that, too. Not very fair of CrackBerry if you ask me. I could understand if there were only a handful of entries and 30 to give away there would be doubles. There are so many comments/entries that doubles shouldn't be allowed. I'm disappointed in the CrackBerry team.

04Hokie

What haven't you picked me yet?

AlenO

Hi Im alen and i totally want one of these!!! I cant write a rap, i cant really make cool videos, but i use the snot out of my torch doing random things! sooo if ya wouldnt mind sendin one my wayy id appreciate it :)
also keep up the good work at cb because otherwise i would have 0 things to do at work. thank you =)

jason4587

I would love to be the one chosen for a free one of these!!

Jason

alaskabennett

Please, Please Pick Me.....
This cradle looks fabulous : )

04Hokie

I'm starting to get a complex that out of the hundreds of requests to win...I haven't won. yet.

What's up with that, CB??

I'm going to cry myself to sleep tonight.

cinder0008

Time is running out! Maybe you guys are just toying with me and saving the best for last?

lilybeth@ca.rr.com

This is so awesome! Would come in handy... loved the video showing it's usage. :)

babb06#CB

Looks awesome can I have one?

04Hokie

When can I win? Which day is for me?

avelvethammer wins twice? Not fair! I only have one car - and only need one.

MaraBB

Not hating but its not fair to allow someone to win more than once. Anywho, Avelvethammer is lucky, congrats!

cinder0008

And still no iGrip! Woe is me! Only eight chances left? That means 8 more posts are comin' Crackberry!

Cherrymom17

Well, do ya punk?”

Great product just wish I was using it ;0

Come on Crackberry make my BLACKBERRY DAY!

cinder0008

This has got to be the post that gets me the coveted iGRIP!!!!

regen16

this attachment is perfect. i hope i win, it'll be perfect for all the city driving i do!

sacharj03

I want one of these bad boys! It's looks great....

alaskabennett

this awesome cradle - no more digging in my purse as the phone is ringing, no more holding up the phone so the kids in the back can hear their dad on the phone, no more getting lost on the way to a meeting or birthday party....

Nammer403

i need thiss for my torch!

owimes

Only a few days remaining! I would love to have this for my long drive fron Indiana to florida. Pick me!!!!

johnnyyuma

last few tries....can i can haz charging dock

04Hokie

What happened to avelvethammer's second win?

Is there a prize for honorable mention?

ygthb

for you to choose me

wasjonesinatorch

I have been trapped in the garage under an old pile of newspapers and was unable to post for many days. Now after an ingenious escape using common houshold items I found in a box nearby, I have returned. Please pick me for this sweet accessory. C'mon you know you liked the Principal Skinner reference from 1994. My awesome torch needs this awesome dock. I promise to mention iGrip and Crackberry to everyone that rides in the white shadow.

lafountain

Congratulations to all the winners of the Charging Dock. I hope that it has worked out as a good accessory for all of you, though I am pretty sure it has been as good as advertised.

04Hokie

If I was stuck under a pile of papers I would entertain myself with a paddle-ball until I could free myself. Knowing that if only had an iGrip I would not find myself in this predicament.

If I had an iGrip, I would put a bumper sticker on my car saying "my car has an iGrip - what's yours have?" or "my iGrip is smarter than your honor student"

ygthb

please pick me soon, the suspense is killing me

jrpeters89

I am a new blackberry torch user and I love this phone. I live in the city and am always driving around and getting lost so this is exactly what I need. This car charger looks amazing, I definitely need to pick one up.

syazdan

I love that the torch has many useful accessories already.
I gotta check this one out soon.

jokleung

I am a current torch owner and believe this is a wicked product. Much better than holding it while driving which can be very dangerous. Safe driving!

Wicked giveaway!

Marphyin

I just saw this post today. I have Torch and I am looking for IGrip for a while now. I hope I win in this last 3 days.

sendtosmith#CB

This would be a great addition to my Torch. It would elimnate me carrying around my Garmin when traveling. One device to rule them all.

taustin5

This looks awesome for my torch. This would make traveling a lot easier, as oppose to keeping my phone in my lap, as well as keeping my phone charged while in the car.

cbrockjones

So I was digging the Storm 2 for the past month...swearing I wasnt ever gonna get rid of it...then in came the Torch! Awesome unit and not sure I could live without, especially now that my Garmin stopped working yesterday. So I figured lets use the Torch but holding up my Torch while I drive may not be the safest; so this iGrip would be a perfect replacement.

KiDPaul

I love this accessory. I've seen so many accessories for my Torch but because of College I can't but it would be amazing to get this.
I love all the accessories for the Torch so far. Especially the alarm clock cradle for the Torch.
GO TORCH!!!!!!!!!!
Go CRACKBERRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

richie1404

Ohhhhh I would love to have one of these!!

wasjonesinatorch

Wow is the IGrip the perfect accessory for my little friend. The Lady Torch has been ridin along the shifter with her headphone jack auxillary cable pinched in the cupholder door just to stay safe. that is no way to treat a lady! I really need to pamper her highness with a soft cushy iGrip charging Dock. I'll make a deal. I will buy a charging cable and holster if you spot me an iGrip charging Dock. She will be mounted perfectly up high where she can see what's coming in the future rather than only staring into the past.

Meeksology

Hook me up with one peeps!!!

Beast644

I am sick of my generic foam padded adjustable phone holder!

loneagwolf

I went from a 8320 to a 9000 to a 9800...still trying to get used to a touch screen but I'm getting there. this item would be very useful for finding venders.

niker23

This will definitely come in handy as a GPS holder plus charger! I love to have one for my soon to get Torch 9800!

Thanks iGrip and Crackberry!

TEHJAMUS

That is awesome. I wish I had one...and a torch to coincide.

tge33

Typically you can only enter once for a contest but I did notice on this one that it did not state that. Now, I have forever blown my chances of ever winning a iGrip or I doubled my chances. I feel that I probably screwed myself but in reality I do want one of these things and my wife tells me I dont need it. She has me in the iDeath grip. Yes, it is true I sometimes blurr those things I need and those I want. Thus is the case with the iGrip. Please give me the upper hand in this one. I promist to tell her I bought it. I win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

tmagouliotis

Great design, looks more durable than other products I have seen!!

joshua.flynn

Dude, the Torch is an absolutely legitimate piece of machinery. RIM is finally starting to catch up and compete with its competitors with the Torch. Plus the seamless integration with the blackberry playbook.

cvwife

The device looks perfect for my Torch and would make a nice addition to my vehicle. Keep rolling with the ideas they just keep getting better and better!

04Hokie

Contest is almost over.

mfelix

this has to be the best and a must have accessorie for the torch,

mbennett27

Even if I don't win, I'm buying one. Loving the torch.

Senator_Crackberry

My wife constantly nags on me for looking at my blackberry when driving and trying to navigate to our destination. This sweet little accessory would go a long way in stopping that.

adairpro

I would love to have it.

Agorilla

wow, looks like a great alternative to an expensive gps considering I just paid for a new torch!

garranaga

Awesome, I need one, I used to have the Bold and used a generic dock, it would bend the prongs on my car charger and I have had to replace three chargers. I need this!!

billhess138

This is the best accessory I have ever seen!! I hope I win as I have never won anything before.

janluvcy

It would be nice if I win... since I'm always on the road it would be very useful to have and will keep me safe while driving.

abal24

This looks very cool. It looks very sturdy and well made. I can really use this.

cyphon21

I have been looking for one of these forever, I am so glad it's review you guys at CB have made show how durable and easy it is to use.

slyjackson

I hope I win one of these too. I really dont have a good spot in my car to put my 9800 torch. If I have to stop quick, on the floor it falls. So I have to keep my phone in my pocket which is a pain if I get a call. This would solve the problem without a doubt!

dkraxberger

Wow...perfect for my BB Torch 9800. Best Car mounting device I have ever seen. Will also work on my motorcycle.

Sign me up for a free one.

Thanks

Patti380

I hope that you run this contest again for Canadian users. This looks like a great accessory that makes it worth upgrading to the 9800.

Razor213

Come on i really want to get this Igrip. If i dont win it im still gona buy it.......Send it to me.....ahahahaahahah

farhanc

I would love to have one.

syntyr

That looks great. Would be really handy to use my torch as my MP3 player in the car.

SeoulSurvivor02

I want the iGrip for my new Blackberry Torch because I LOVE IT!!! The iGrip looks cool and very handy, I love to have to so I could easily gain access to Google Maps on my phone not have to take my eyes off the road too bad. :)

CJNA

I wanted to get one but my wife said no.

Deyrkroz

This is one of the best charging dock that Crackberry have in the shop, i have a Blackberry Torch 9800 I REALLY REALLY REALLY would like to get this charger, guys you don't know what this have of amazing?
ALL.
It's small, it's nice, it's cute, it's PERFECT there are a LOT OF THIGNS MORE but the most important of this charger is that CRACKBERRY HAVE IT ! THE BEST PAGE ON THE WORLD HAVE IT!

Hope to win this awesome charger, sorry if my inglish it's not perfect, im from Panama in Central America, we speak spanish here :P, I AM ALL THE DAYS ON THIS PAGE I DON'T CARE IF I HAVE TO USE TRANSLATOR OR ANYTHING THIS IS THE BEST PAGE WITH THE BEST CONTEST!

jstirtzinger

This is a nicely executed hands-free holder for the Torch...since hands free is the law and I use GPS ALOT plus drivesafe.ly this would be VERY useful!!

sld1164

As a person who is on the road quite often, this is THE ideal piece of equipment. I don't like to have a ton of devices and the main reason I got my BB is for the GPS. What a novel concept to charge the phone while mounting it safely on the dash. I really could use one of these.

mikelarocque

Very nice, im using a kensington one now, that clips on. not fun driving around and have your blackberry land in your lap. but it cost 50 bucks so it will do. but very nice idea!

nite732

Great device simple and sweet

RaGe420#CB

I want one please :):):):):):):)

-amocat-

I was on a Toyota truck website and saw one of these mounted next to the gear shift on a Tundra. The guy did a sick job and the mod was as clean as a whistle. I just might do it one day if I had the time. Nice Device.

SpanishBerry89

This would be perfect for me so i dont have to prop up my torch in between my steering wheel.

omaralfa

Very nice add on for the Torch.

RichardGR

Perfect! Returning my TomTom before the 30 days are up! Besides TomTom could not get the bluetooth traffic services to work with the 9800 or anyway.

ggmmaann

love my torch, would love to see it on my dash

DP_Machine

I'd love to get my hands on one of these and stick them in my car and then be able to move it into another car if I need to.

CB, you should feel the freedom to send of one these my way!!!

goofygames

Would love one of these as i am on the road 21 days out of the month

villaltab

Man y'all dont understand how useful this would be for me!! I am a traveling sales rep for a wireless company and this would help me so much!! I use a standard / "universal" one the company provided but it's not half the cradle this!!!

scott23baker

Whow, what an amazing accessory. The demonstration on how to use this was awesome. Very simple to use and very handy. Seems like everyone with a torch should be wanting this. I know that i do. Once again, another great phone from blackberry and another great accessory to go along with it.

majicb

I usually like to keep the inside of my car clean and factory looking. But since I got my Torch, I just want to show it off and I've been eyeing this cradle for awhile. This cradle along with my Torch is definetely worthy of putting in my car.

ramy68

Would be nice to have in the car for the navigation

domnick33

You only have to more chances to pick me. I am traveling from new york to kansas next month and would love to rock my att nav on this for the trip home!!!

tedd_jr

the torch is amazing and i need a suitable car holster

prairieboy

Just got my torch and this would be sweeeeet!

Robinccarpenter

I just upgraded to the Torch after using/abusing my Curve for 2 years. I love the gps function and with the Torch it works even better! This would be a perfect accessory for my on-the-road job.

dafiore0713

I just got my torch and would love one of these!

MikeAWalters

I would love to have one of these.

akchuck

I cannot wait to get this! Had my torch for 2 days and absolutely love it. Got rid of my iphone(company issued). Had a curve a year ago and the new OS with full browser is a great improvement. Glad to be back in the BlackBerry world!!!

DarKYiNe

can i still win this? it looks good

04Hokie

I would like to be able to show off my torch through this mount. All the world to see through my windshield as we cruise.

Skezza

Last day and I've just found this competition, here's hoping

medic8r

I WANT THIS ACCESSORY SO BAD

lastemporer

Would love to win one of these, so hard to drive and check GPS on my Torch with it sitting on my lap. Besides it being hazardous.

moneypitgt

I love my torch and love u guys hook it up.

DOUG BRADLEY

its wild could really help on long trips

torchbearer23

what a sleek design, and I love that it holds the torch horizontally! (My old eyes can focus on the wide screen so much easier!)

Would love to have one of these for all my travels!
*crosses fingers!*

mhglaw

Handsfree accessories for your Blackberry is a must. Be safe and not sorry with this awesome cradle. We all should have one.

04Hokie

There's still a spot open! Put "04Hokie" in there!

RezaBerry

CrackBerry rocks as always!

gfran

Very good review. I'm glad you did a test run in the car to show the real world functionality. It's too bad the doesn't have a telescopic arm but being able to mount it almost anywhere helps. Are there any cons to this accessory, other than the obvious hanging power cord?
This is absolutely a MUST HAVE, especially in areas with hands-free laws like mine.

JonPhillips

I bought an iGrip for my Storm 2 and have been using it for my Torch. Really good quality accessory and this new one for the Torch looks even better. Charging point a great idea may save wires over the dashboard.

I want one

loopdokter

This is a nice little device. I'm able to charge my phone through my USB cable because I have a 120V receptacle, but this would save me having to lug around the cable wherever I go.

Godby

wow that looks sweet and stops u from looking down all the time at your phone

preachkev

This is a completely awesome device, I bought one just in case I did not win one. It is outstanding to put my torch in the cradle flip up nav or POYNT, even watched a movie sitting by a bad accident. Could use another for my work vehicle

fcolmenarez

I like the fact that it supports portrait AND landscape easily. This is definitely an accessory that is pretty much a must have.

hewhoisiam

A device that doubles a cellphones utility factor. This clever little device not only provides a stable cradle for navigation it doubles as a charging station. The NavCradle is a wonderful addition to aid the driver as well as the passenger. I'm sure it will double as much more than a nav aid.

matrix

just ordered my 9800. would be nice to have one of these too

ligeeshk

igrip is superb...

Why do the igrip makers think about an igrip with bluetooth connectivity???
it makes simple to attend call also in driving......

ricand

This will be a great accessory for the torch 9800 u guys rock keep u the good work u do thanks

lp9780

cause im superbad. get down. jump back i wanna kiss myself.

point and match?

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