Charging on kickstand...

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I know this was stated in some threads but I wanted to get some thoughts on this. So I want to be able to have my Tbolt set on the kickstand horizontally and be able to charge it while I sleep..So I ordered a L-shaped usb cable to see if that will work. Any other ideas?
 

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I know this was stated in some threads but I wanted to get some thoughts on this. So I want to be able to have my Tbolt set on the kickstand horizontally and be able to charge it while I sleep..So I ordered a L-shaped usb cable to see if that will work. Any other ideas?

You could wait and see if they release a dock for it.

Either that or drill a hole in whatever surface the TB will be resting on.
 

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I was actually going to get an L shaped USB cable and mold a custom "dock" to keep the phone level with the USB cable in place. Maybe toss on a magnet to make it switch to docked mode, if it has that feature.
 

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I think you'd need an almost U shaped, or 270* angle, connector. When the phone leans back on the kickstand, that means the connector will need to curve further around the phone to not inter fear with how the phone sits on a table top.

On top of that, if the connector is thick in any way, it is going to have the screen sitting on an angle with the right side higher than the left. This is indeed poor design, but I will not be deterred by the one oversight.
 

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I think you'd need an almost U shaped, or 270* angle, connector. When the phone leans back on the kickstand, that means the connector will need to curve further around the phone to not inter fear with how the phone sits on a table top.

On top of that, if the connector is thick in any way, it is going to have the screen sitting on an angle with the right side higher than the left. This is indeed poor design, but I will not be deterred by the one oversight.

ding ding ding!!! we have a winner!
 

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I was actually going to get an L shaped USB cable and mold a custom "dock" to keep the phone level with the USB cable in place. Maybe toss on a magnet to make it switch to docked mode, if it has that feature.

Hmmmm, I know someone has already designed something like that - it is called the ezeStand. I don't know about you, but I don't have any plastic injection molding systems just lying around.