Charging your phone is not an exciting task. A new device, however, makes it a little more interesting — breaking the basic laws of gravity while charging your device in midair.

The Bobine is a flexible, 24-inch cable that works both as a charger and a stand. The material holds its shape however you bend it, so you can arrange it to charge in an upward position while you cook, clean or drive.

The device works with iOS and Android devices, but doesn’t yet have the strength to hold tablets.

The Bobine began as a Kickstarter project in June, where it raised more than $212,000 — far past its original goal of $9,800. You can purchase it for $30 on

Watch the video to learn more. Is this something you’d use?

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October 12, 2012