1. A retention system for an electronic device, the retention system comprising:a substantially flat surface for receiving the electronic device;
a cutout in surface, the cutout in the surface sized in approximate proportions to allow an adult human finger to pass therethrough;
a retention pad on the flat surface, the retention pad having an interface surface for retaining the electronic device;
a design on the interface surface, the design comprising a plurality of adhesive portions and a plurality of non-adhesive portions;
a first side of the design;
a second side of the design opposite the first side; and
wherein a density of adhesive portions is less than a density of non-adhesive portions on the first side than the second side.