It works just like it says!
When I read the description that said it's going to keep stuff from sliding off the dashboard, I thought, "this must be hype." But it really does work! I gave one to a friend as a gift because she was periodically renting cars and using Velcro with stickum on the back to stick her radar detector on the dash. It was a messy process, so we tried the SmartGrip Pad, and it held the gadget in place on all but the steepest dashboards. I was really surprised because I'm so accustomed to product claims that just aren't accurate. The SmartGrip Pad used to be larger, and I'm disappointed that you can only get this smaller size (at least on the Container Store site - I haven't looked anywhere else). If it gets dirty and you have to wash it, it does seem to lose a bit of the stickiness, so try to keep it clean and dry.
July 26, 2012
A little pricey compared to another one I purchased for half the amount I paid for this one.
June 24, 2014
This Product is Awesome
We have a leather center console in our truck and my husband's iPhone is always sliding off onto the floor. We bought this hoping it would work and it does. It is so great. We can even put our iPad on it and keep that in place. The only time we have had any issues with it is when it gets really cold outside. It tends not to stick as well. One trick I learned is that if it is not sticking that great, just use a lint roller on it.
February 15, 2011
This actually works. Just make sure to follow the directions and move the pad around the dashboard from time to time so you won't get noticable fade marks from the sun.
October 29, 2010