Mounts for Garmin Dash Cam 45, Dash Cam 55 and Dash Cam 65W

Garmin entered the dash cam market a few years back with the introduction of the NuviCam LMTHD.  Keeping in character with the GPS lineup, Garmin refreshes their line of dash cameras periodically.  Released during the first half of 2017 is the Garmin Dash Cam 45, Dash Cam 55 and Dash Cam 65W.  As expected, all three of these cameras include a mount and charger. First, a quick overview of the cameras. The Garmin Dash Cam 45 introduces a completely different form factor to this year’s camera models.  We’re talking about a 2.1 megapixel camera with 1080p video capture.  It has … Read more

Golf Cart Phone Mounts

Before smartphones, a lot of golfers were excited with the introduction of GPS devices dedicated to the game of golf.  Handheld devices programmed with the layouts of golf courses to show the distance to the pin with an overlay of the terrain were popular.  Well, now almost everyone uses an app on their phone for this purpose.  Therefore, golfers need a place to put their phone.  That’s where today’s topic of golf cart phone mounts comes in handy. Imagine you’re heading out in a golf cart to play a round.  You have a place for everything needed.  But what about … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Ford Edge

The Ford Edge has a very large interior and that normally leads to almost any mount fitting without a problem.  However, due to some unique design attributes, it’s not that simple.  As a result, some mounting locations aren’t going to work well. A photo of the interior of a Ford Edge accompanies this article.  A few things to notice are an expansive dash, vertical vents and cup holders that are set back a bit. It’s a far reach to the windshield on the Ford Edge but a good suction mount is probably the best place to put a phone or … Read more

Mounting a Flag onto a Pickup Truck

Mounting a flag onto a pickup truck is something that I often see down south.  Rarely seen up north.  Not sure why that is, but I was curious as to how it was done so figured others would be as well. There are several ways for mounting a flag onto a pickup truck.  We will take a look at several methods and recommend a few products to get the job done. One of the most important things, besides the mount, is to have a sturdy flagpole.  The last thing you want to happen is for the flag pole to break … Read more

Mounts for the Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera

The Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera is a lower end home security entry from a company known for electronics.  The camera comes with a small swivel mount.  We’re going to look at alternative mounts for this camera. On the back of the Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera you will find an industry standard tripod hole.  That hole measures 1/4″ – 20 threaded and this is where the provided table stand screws into.  This is excellent as it allows the introduction of many different mounts and tripods for this camera. The Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera is an oddly shaped camera, especially on … Read more

Replace the Facebook App and Improve Android and iOS Performance

A bloated Facebook app manifests itself differently on the two major smartphone operating systems.  This article will talk about the symptoms and suggest a few good remedies. iOS and Facebook Circa late 2016, my Apple iPhone 6s Plus was beginning to run short of memory.  Granted, it only had 16 GB and probably should have been purchased with at least double.  Looking at the largest consumers of memory, Facebook was always at the top of the applications. There are a few tricks to get some memory back including trying to download a 5 GB movie and tricking iOS into freeing … Read more