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This is the story of how a tree on a trail almost knocked me out but instead was the inspiration for a brand of running gear...

Our flagship phone case - the HB Tune brand hand held was developed because of a pretty simple idea. When you want to change a song (tune) while in motion, the best place to look for your device is straight ahead in your hand, not by twisting around to see it strapped to your arm. Way back in 2010, I almost ran into a tree while looking for my iPod (yes, people used iPods back then!) as it was encased in an armband and sliding around on my arm. I looked up at the last moment, right before I would have run directly into a tree….

HB Tune hand held

After my heart rate slowed down and went back to a “normal” pace for running, I got the idea for our first hand band design and we have evolved a lot since then. Most cars have moved the radio controls from the dashboard to the steering wheel so that you keep your eyes on the road ahead when you want to hit a button on the radio. I feel the same way about your music.

HB Tune wearing your phone in your hand

We have come a long way since that run in 2010 and now we offer a full line of gear for running with your phone. (BTW, I smile every time I run by that tree now!) An idea was born by almost running into a tree - now four patents have been issued and a few more are pending.

Keep running!

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Gear for running with your phone!

Our Story

This is the story of how a tree on a trail almost knocked me out but instead was the inspiration for a brand of running gear...

Our flagship phone case - the HB Tune brand hand held was developed because of a pretty simple idea. When you want to change a song (tune) while in motion, the best place to look for your device is straight ahead in your hand, not by twisting around to see it strapped to your arm. Way back in 2010, I almost ran into a tree while looking for my iPod (yes, people used iPods back then!) as it was encased in an armband and sliding around on my arm. I looked up at the last moment, right before I would have run directly into a tree….

After my heart rate slowed down and went back to a “normal” pace for running, I got the idea for our first hand band design and we have evolved a lot since then. Most cars have moved the radio controls from the dashboard to the steering wheel so that you keep your eyes on the road ahead when you want to hit a button on the radio. I feel the same way about your music.

We have come a long way since that run in 2010 and now we offer a full line of gear for running with your phone. (BTW, I smile every time I run by that tree now!) An idea was born by almost running into a tree - now four patents have been issued and a few more are pending.

Keep running!

Please feel free to contact us:

Thank you! We will respond with 2 business days, but usually much faster than that!×
Opps! It seems that some gremlins got in the system. Your submission did not go through :-(×
HB tune hand band running into a tree
HB Tune hand held
HB Tune wearing your phone in your hand
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