So simple, so useful…The Vector Cupholder by Emma French
With my lifestyle, always on the road, I keep a nigh-on fanatical look-out for any gadgets or techno shortcuts to make my life easier.
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A very expensive accident
Soda spill may have caused Bloomberg blackout
The more than two-hour blackout of a “significant” number of Bloomberg data terminals in Europe and Asia wasn’t caused by terrorism or a... Read more
Conde Nast Travel
I just learned today that the Vector Cup Holder received a mention in the December issue (page 122). That issue is no longer on the newsstand. And, its website does... Read more
Thought you'd want to see this.
Just got this email from a customer:
I love the cup holder and get lots of comments on it. I'm a quadriplegic in a wheelchair and it has made a... Read more
Please give the Vector video a "thumbs up."
An nice email to share—and an offer to make
I thought you would all like to read the following as you all had a role in making the Vector Cup Holder come to life:
Cliff, I am a quadriplegic... Read more
Photo Contest Addendum
Please tell me something about where your photo was taken for a caption.
And, if it's possible, landscape composition is preferable to portrait composition.
I'm adding to our website a photo album called "Vector Cup Holders Spotted In The Wild."
If it's not too much trouble and you can snap a photo of the... Read more
Tomorrow, Tuesday 12/2/14, the Vector Cup Holder will be featured on a segment of the DIY Network program “I Want That” at 6:30PM. At least that is the time it... Read more
We've finished migration to a Word Press–based site. It loads faster, can be read by search engine spiders, and is prettier. We're also https-compliant for greater security for our customers.... Read more
Le Support de Tasse Vecteur à bord du train de Cologne à Paris Nord.
(The Vector Cup Holder on the train from Cologne to North Paris.) One of our customers sent us this photo today demonstrating that whether you measure your drinks in ounces... Read more
A nice review @ Yahoo Travel
Not just for holding cups.
A user has shared with us this photo showing a purse and a shopping bag hung from her Vector Cup Holder. "It's harder for a thief to slip my bag... Read more
A new review
Please share it with your friends and coworkers.
Where To Order The Vector Cupholder
If anyone asks where they can get a Vector Cupholder (or two) please tell them that they can order it at www.VectorWerks.com.
The factory promises me that it will ship the Vector Cupholder to me no latter than 5/26/14, two weeks from this coming Monday. I will have shipping cartons... Read more
The samples I got from the factory with springs that were supposed to be better are still unacceptable. As I mentioned in my last Update, I prepared for that with... Read more
Spring Break(ing News)
The samples with modified springs should be in my hands on Friday. I've been promised they will ship from California on Thursday.
However, to be safe, I've just ordered extra... Read more
Warning From Kickstarter
It's not clear to me if this message has gone out to Backers or only to project originators. Just in case you haven't received this email from Kickstarter I thought... Read more
Address request explained
I'm going to use "Fulfillment By Amazon" to handle the shipping.
1) I'm asking that you send me your addresses in the format I described—rather than through the Kickstarter survey... Read more
Obviously, I did not meet my January ship-date. The reason is fairly pedestrian: I was too optimistic, i.e., insufficiently cautious.
A few days before I'm absolutely sure I'll... Read more
Production Update 4
The box first article has been shipped and I should have it on Monday. If it needs no changes then production on the boxes will begin. I'll let you know... Read more
Success—thanks to you.
The project has closed and is a great success.
Thank you for your financial commitment and—of enormous importance to me—your support. So many of you have emailed me with words... Read more
How could you? I thought you were my friend!
Why didn't you tell me about the Vector Cupholder before I murdered my computer?
You're going to feel soooooo guilty . . . .
when a friend knocks over his drink and fries his computer—and you realize you failed to tip him off about the Vector Cupholder before the accident.
Update: Where our backers live - 20 countries
People’s Republic of China
Where our backers live
(If your country is missing from this list, please notify me.)
People’s Republic of China
United Kingdom ... Read more
The Daily Mail (UK):
Thank you, everyone, for backing my project and has helped get me this far.
The thing with feathers
Funny how a solitary line of something you've read many years earlier can pop into your conscious mind at just the moment that it's needed.
"The thing with feathers" popped... Read more
Going, going . . .
There are 64 "First-Tier" rewards left.
That's the Vector Cupholder for $25 + $5 shipping. If you know someone who would like to protect their computer or themselves from spills,... Read more
I wish I had one three months ago when I spilled a cup of coffee on my lap-top, frying the mother-board. Good luck and I hope your invention takes off.
Field test report
I hung about a Barnes and Noble café yesterday afternoon. My laptop on the table and my venti hot chocolate in my Ventor Cupholder clipped to the table.
Three times... Read more
Please share your story about a spill you suffered and the consequences it caused you. I will post them. And, let me know if you want your real... Read more