Convenient Tech Accessories

Tech to Go

Andrew Kitzenberg knows the drill: Students need easy access to their digital files when they're working away from their desks—at the library, in a computer lab, or at a friend's place. So why not make access stylish, too?

Andrew was a student at Babson College when he started developing his idea for a wristband that conceals a USB storage drive (8GB) for easy, anytime access to electronic files. Originally launched in 2010 and now available in new colors, these OnHand bands have a fun, casual look that's geared for
kids and young adults—and functionality that computer users of all ages can appreciate.

Now, Andrew is bringing on-the-go convenience to the iPhone 5 with a new case that holds up to three credit or ID cards while adding just a 1/4'' inch in thickness to the back of your phone.

No pockets? Nowhere to put your wallet? No problem. Just grab an OnHand solution and go.
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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Andrew

    Hi! My name is Andrew. Ever lose a flashdrive? Ha! Of course you have! When I was studying at Babson, I must have lost dozens of flashdrives. Well guess freaking what? I decided to change the game.

    Since 2010 the Memory On Hand brand has been kicking butt and taking names. We changed the name to OnHand when we expanded out into new products, and we're looking forward to a bright future!

  • denise
    9/9/2013 4:36 PM

    I brought this same wristband at staples for a lot less and brother's company was giving these away for a promotion.

  • Aaron
    9/9/2013 9:06 PM


    Hi Denise,

    Aaron from The Grommet here.

    There are certainly alternatives out there! OnHand has been proudly making their USB wristbands for several years now and have put much effort into quality and colorful designs.

    One thing to note is that these are 8 GB. Smaller-sized flash drives will be much cheaper.

  • Terri
    9/9/2013 7:04 PM

    With the iPhone 5 card case I am wondering about the magnetic strips on most cards, usually when you put a phone by a card, that demagnetizes it, what stops this from happening with your product?

  • B
    9/9/2013 8:49 PM

    @This was my question, too. I hope you get a reply.

  • Aaron
    9/9/2013 8:54 PM


    Hi Terri and B,

    Thank you for the question. Generally, most phones, and the iPhone 5 in this case, do not demagnetize strips on cards such as credit cards, library, cards, etc.

    However, hotel room keys are another matter. The difference comes down to how the information is coded in the magnetic strip, and with hotel room keys, because they are re-usable, the encoded information is not as strong and more susceptible to being demagnetized.

    Saying all that, your credit card should be fine!

The launch day conversation has ended. Please direct further questions about this Grommet to our Community Experience Team.

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