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    Quirky’s Beamer iPhone Case Has Built-In Light

    Beamer 2The Beamer iPhone Case -a community developed iPhone case with built-in LED light -can function both as a flash for you iPhones camera as well as a light to brighten things up. The Quirky Beamer is made from hard durable plastic and it snaps together in a two piece design.  It features a built in battery and a button which you press to turn on the light. If you press it once the light will stay on for 10 seconds, which is just enough time to take a photo, if you press the button twice, it will stay on indefinitely.

    Beamers base slides out for quick insertion of your iPhone. Turning on the light is easy. Simply press the silicone button once and the light will remain on for 10 seconds – leaving you with enough time to snap your picture. Pressing the button twice in a row will leave the light on indefinitely until you are ready to turn it off – to do so, just press the button a 3rd time.

    Beamers super bright LED will be with you at all times so that you and your phone can feel protected. The Beamer comes equipped with a replaceable coin cell battery that provides 10 hours of super bright illumination.

    You can chose from one of quirky’s funky case colors. Beamer is the eighteenth product designed and developed by the quirky community since quirkys launch on June 2nd. Quirky gives everyone the chance to get product ideas out of their heads and onto shelves. Each week quirkys community collaborates to select and produce one new product idea. This week ends the development of the Beamer and it is now available for sale at quirkys online store for $32.00.

    You might remember the first socially developed product that has shipped a few weeks ago the Split Stick, a double-sided USB drive as well as three other products that will be shipped very soon. These include the DigiDude, a portable camera tripod and keychain, the Scratch-n-Scroll , a mousepad with a writing surface and the PowerCurl, a cord wrap for Apple’s MagSafe power adapter.

    Quirky engages participants to collaborate in every aspect of product creation – from ideation, design, naming, manufacturing, marketing, right on through to sales. Anyone can participate on either by submitting their own product idea for $99, or by voting, rating, and influencing other peoples product ideas. Cooler still, 30-cents of every dollar generated from the sale of a quirky product goes back to these influencers.

    Every week users post ideas on quirky to be rated by the quirky community. The community surveys the submissions during the 7-day evaluation period and selects one product to move forward to product development. quirkys community then begins weighing in on everything from naming to logo selection to packaging through to prototype.

    The final product becomes available for pre-sale at the quirky online store ( Once the product hits its pre-sale threshold, credit cards are charged, and the product goes into production and delivery. At this point, 30-cents of every dollar made from the sale of these products goes back to the community. Community in this case covers both the ideator as well as all people who voted, commented, and rated the project idea along the way.

    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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