Part of the Personal computing glossary:

A kickstand, in a computing context, is an accessory or an attachment that props up a mobile device up so it stands and the user doesn't have to hold it. Kickstands may be standalone products, part of a case or part of the device itself. Several iPad cases function as kickstands. Microsoft's Surface tablet has an attached kickstand.

 

This was last updated in July 2012
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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