This is an updated review of the ZenPod: Are you into fidget spinners? I’m not, but if I were, I’d probably make good use of the ZenPod Pro.
A fidget spinner is a toy that consists of a ball bearing in the center of a flat structure made from metal or plastic designed to spin along its axis with little effort. Fidget spinners became popular a couple of years ago.
They’ve been promoted as helping folks who have trouble focusing or those who fidget to relieve nervous energy, anxiety, or psychological stress. There are claims that a fidget spinner can help calm down people who have anxiety and other neurological disorders like ADHD and autism.
As a former special ed teacher, I’m dubious, but can’t personally vouch for or against the theory. However, as a toy, lots of folks find fidget spinners to be a lot of fun.
So what’s the ZenPod Pro. It’s a $29.99 spinner case for Apple’s AirPods Pros.
It has two integrated high-precision bearings that handle the spinning duties well. The ZenPod also looks and feels classy thanks to its Nappa leather exterior and impact-resistant polycarbonate frame (which makes it a nice protective device for the earbuds, fidget spinning or not). The ZenPod Pro easily fits into a pocket thanks to its slim design and chamfered edges.
It’s available in the following designs: black/black spinner, black/silver spinner, and brown/silver spinner. If you’re not sure the ZenPod Pro is for you, you can go to the product page and view some videos of it in action.
Apple World Today Rating (out of 5 stars): ★★★★