I thought it was a pen holder at first but in this case form definitely does not follow function.
It is not a medical device this time.
Hint 2: it is a widely used electronic device, or rather in its more conventional shape it is widely used.
God then made man. The Italians for their beauty. The French for their cuisine. The Welsh for their voices. The Germans for their cars. And on and on until He looked at what He had created and said, "This is all very well, but no-one is having fun. I'll have to make an Irishman."