55th Annual Grammy Awards
We were invited to the 55th Annual Grammy awards hosted by LL Cool J. We had a booth where
performers and presenters could stop by the gift lounge and pick up some Devicewear cases.
Here's a list of swag we passed out, and to whom:
MC Lyte got a Detour and a black Duo ...she has apps only in portrait.
Melanie Fiona took a red case for iPad 2. She loved the colors for our iPhone cases but only had
an iPhone 4.
Kenny Lattimore loves the Ridge black and wanted a Station too. He usually uses a keyboard case but
liked the Ridge typing angle.
Phil Keoghan (Amazing Race) took a Ridge for traveling, and a black Duo.
T-boz likes the Detour for iPad and took a coral Sketchy for her daughter's iPhone.
Sting took iPad Mini cases.
Wesley Schultz from The Lumineers got a Detour.
Jeremiah Fraites from The Lumineers got a Metro black for his future iPhone 5.
Neyla Pekarek from The Lumineers took a Duo in mint.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel got a blue and red Ridge.
Damien and Ziggy Marley took Detours.
Pauley Perrette took the Station case for 15 yr olds at her church and a Detour for herself.
Kimberly Elise got herself a Detour and her manager a Ridge.
Mikky Ekko got a Ridge in black.
Chick Corea & wife took a blue Ridge.
Krishna Das took a Ridge in black.
AJ McLean snagged a Detour 360 for iPad 3.
Skylar Grey picked up a Sketchy case and later Tweeted her "BOSS" drawing. She also got a Station case for iPad.
The Wanted took just about everything we had.
Robert Knepper got a Detour because he wants to buy an iPad this month.
Dominic Monaghan took a gift certificate for Kindle cases because the iPad took the luster out of his iPhone 4.
Neil Patrick Harris got a red Ridge and Sketchy for iPhone. He has a Logitech keyboard but liked the Ridge typing angle.
Terrell Owens took a Ridge for the Mini and one for iPad. He also took a black Duo and a couple of Sketchy cases. His motto is "if its free, it's for me."
Both Nick and Tyson from All American Rejects liked the Detour and Duo in black. They stuck them in their pocket and said it passed the pocket test.
Fall Out Boy took 2 Stations, a Detour, and a Ridge. They all took Sketchys.
Ryan Beatty got a Metro and a blue Ridge.
Z-Trip took a black Ridge.
Shawn Stockman from Boys II Men took a red Mini Ridge for himself, a blue for his wife. Says we thought of everything (for the 6 angles).
Mumford and Sons: Marcus Mumford and Ben Lovett got the Ridge in black, Ted Dwane took a blue Ridge, and Winston Marshall took a Detour case.
Miguel took a black Mini Ridge and a red for his girl.
Fun Guys all took red Ridge cases. They have been looking for Mini cases for a while and haven't found any they liked... until now.
T-Bone Burnett got a Ridge in black as well as a black Duo.
Zak Brown Band took an assortment for their girls (they pulled their Devicewear gear out of their pockets from CMA awards). Zak has been using the Detour and took a Station Mini and a Detour Mini.
Ed Sheeran took a Metro dark blue and a Haven gray. One for his UK phone and one for the US.
Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes took a black Sketchy.
Lynne Curtin (from Real Housewifes of OC) took a Sketchy black and wants to put her logo on the back.
Jimmy Jam took a Ridge for iPad 4 in black for himself and a blue Mini for his Son.
Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks) took a Ridge for iPad in blue and a red mini as well as a black Metro for his iPhone.
Peggy Tanous from Real Housewives took a Sketchy case.
Dr John got himself a Detour.
Anthony Hamilton grabbed himself a Ridge for iPad 3 and said it had great style. He also said the Sketchy was really dope and that his artist son would love to put his drawings on the back.
Ashanti got a red Mini and iPad cases though she wanted pink.
Tom Morello took a Duo for himself and a red Mini for his wife.
Chuck D has an iPad 1, but his wife has a 2, so he took a blue Ridge for her.
Juanes and his assistant took Detour for the iPad.
Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters, Wallflowers) took a Detour for the iPad 2. He didn't know there was a Mini iPad and was excited to see it. He also took a Duo and thought it was better than his "big ass" Otter Box.
Jesse Green took a Detour too.
Greg Grunberg took a Duo for himself and we hooked up his kids as well.
Sam Farrar from Maroon 5 got a Duo and a Ridge blue. Wife Stephanie took a blue Metro.
Lisa Kaplan from Eighth Blackbird likes the Ridge in red.
PJ Morton from Maroon 5 got a Duo black and a Detour for iPad.
Other Eighth Blackbird members grabbed the Ridge in red and a black Sketchy as well as some Kindle certificates.
Here's some photos of that event:
Devicewear Table at the Grammys
Skylar Grey trying out the different cases.
AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys.
AJ McLean picked up a Detour 360 for his iPad 3
We showed Phil Keoghan the Ridge for iPad because it is great for traveling. We asked him if he traveled much and he said with a straight face "not at all". He also picked up a Black Duo for his iPhone 5 because he drops it all the time.
MC Lyte grabbed a Detour for her iPad because she has many apps that only work in portrait mode.
Kenny Lattimore grabbed a Station case because he can be drop prone. He said he normally uses a keyboard case, but also wanted to try a Ridge because the liked the light weight and offers great typing angle.
Pauley Perrette took a Detour home for herself and a couple of Station cases for the 15 year olds from her church.
Dominic Monaghan took a gift certificate for Kindle cases (we did not bring any to the to Grammys). He got rid of his iPad because it took the luster out of using his iPhone.
Shawn Stockman of Boys II Men fame grabbed a red Ridge case for himself and a navy blue one for his wife.
Actor Robert Knepper is just about to buy an iPad and was excited about the Detour case.
T.O. checking out the selection.
Musician Adam Blackstone with his new Detour 360 iPad case.
Nathan Sykes of The Wanted
DJ Kaskade has a new iPad Mini and really liked the Ridge case for it.
Andy Hurley, Joe Trohman and Pete Wentz
Andy Hurley, Joe Trohman and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy. All members took Sketchy cases for their iPhones. For their iPads... Andy and Joe took Stations, Pete got a Detour, and Patrick (out of picture) received a Ridge.
Nickolas Wheeler and Tyson Ritter
Nickolas Wheeler and Tyson Ritter of All-American Rejects both liked the Detour 360 iPad case. They also both took home Duo cases for their iPhone 5s. They put it in their pocket and said the exterior passed the "pocket test" had a much better grip than any case they had used.
Sam Farrar of Maroon 5
Greg Grunberg & Son
Greg Grunberg grabbed a Duo for his iPhone 5 and hooked up three boys with cases for all of their gear.
Rami Jaffee from The Wallflowers and Foo Fighters grabbed a Detour for his iPad 2 and was amazed at the existence of the iPad mini. He asked why no one told him there was a mini iPad. He also took a Black Duo and said it was way better than his "big *ss Otter Box" that he lugs around.
Anthony Hamilton said the Ridge had great style and took one home for his iPad. He also said the Sketchy was dope and would be perfect for his son who is an artist.