At the risk of sounding a bit like a lazy bum, sometimes when I am sitting on the couch at night looking at my iPad or my Kindle Fire, I just do not want to hold it.
I would like to be able to recline back with my arms folded under my head and still be able to look down at my tablet. But you know what? I can’t do that. Or at least I couldn’t until I found a pretty cool solution to this first world problem.
I ended up trying a few different slanted holders and found that a bean bag option was the only option for me. The thing that gives it the edge is that it works on ANY surface. So, I can put it on my lap when sitting, when lying down, etc. Or, I can put it on the table – either way it works perfectly and at any angle.
If you’re interested in getting something like this for your tablet, keep reading to learn about my favorite options.
My Favorite – The LAP PRO by Renegade Concepts
great for reading in bed!
While this is certainly not the best looking stand out there, it definitely functions better than the competition. My favorite thing about it is that you can adjust the angle up to 89 degrees, which means that you can sit or lie down in almost any position and still be able to comfortably see the screen of your Samsung Galaxy or other tablet.
Another cool thing about it is that you can use it with books and magazines. And if that is not enough for multi-use, it can even be used as a travel pillow! I haven’t had a chance to try it out yet, but that is pretty appealing.
Oh, and did I mention that you can actually carry your tablet in it too? Yup. It functions as a sweet little carrying case, which is nice since it is pretty padded. So, that is a nice, unexpected bonus, huh?
The only real downer for me when it comes to this little device is the limited color choices. I would love a purple or a teal but they only sell it in three colors – pink, blue and black.
Trendy Looking Beanbag Tablet Stand
perfect for your unique personality
When I first came across this cool beanbag tablet stand by Bamboosa, I wanted to buy it immediately. It looks really nice and has a sleek, trendy style. Honestly, I thought that it would look great holding my iPad on my desk when I was not using it.
Sadly, this one did not end up working out for me the way that I had hoped that it would.
It does work well on different types of surfaces and at various angles. In fact, if you click the link below you can see some additional images of the stand holding an iPad at six different angles.
This one also doubles as a neck pillow. However, it does not function as a carrying case.
And if this kind of thing is important to you, then you should know that this tablet stand is made in the USA.
Want something green? This is a good choice for that too cause the cotton fabric is certified organic and the inside filled only with buckwheat hulls that are naturally grown. So, nothing synthetic there. Plus, the wood piece is from salvaged wood – that is actual wood and not some MDF or particleboard.
One of the main things that I love about this bean bag lap stand for tablets is that it comes in 24 different colors and designs. So, I loved the idea that I could have something kind of unique to my personality. Here are some of the options you can choose from:
- dogs & paw prints
- wnie corks
- yoga poses
- several different solid colors
- and more designs!
Smallest Bean Bag Stand for Tablets
great as a Nook or Kindle tablet stand
When I was looking for an adjustable tablet stand for home, this is actually one of the first ones that I came across. I was really drawn to it because of its compact size. I do not like a lot of clutter and try to be as minimalist as I can be, which was the appeal here.
You see, this stand kind of folds up into itself and has a little carrying handle so that it is super compact and super portable. You can actually click on the link below for a picture of how it looks when not in use and ready for transport. There are also some other images of it in use.
Ultimately, I dedicated that this was not the best option for me, even though it worked great with both my iPad and my Nook ereader. While it does work at different angles, I just felt that the other options with the larger bean bag bases were more stable and secure for my uses.
I also hate that this one only comes in one color – and that it is such a plain looking color.
It is worth noting, however, that it does have a non-slip surface that keeps it in place when in use. Of course, this works best on things like tables, but it is still a pretty nice feature.