Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium Smartphone

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is a nice entry in the arena of higher end smartphones for Android fans.  A little bump in the RAM to 4 GB versus the 3 GB on the standard Sony Xperia XZ makes this phone worth a look.  The extra 33% boost in RAM makes a big difference in performance. The features a respectable 5.46 inch 3840 x 2160 pixel diagonal display.  The main camera checks in with a semi insane 19 MP lens.  Measuring 6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches, this is a larger phone that will need a mount that features a cradle … Read more

How to Mount a Drink to a Microphone Stand or Music Stand

For the ultimate in convenience, mount a drink to a microphone stand.  This surely beats placing your frosty beverage on a stool only to be knocked over by an overly exuberant guitarist.  We present several different methods for consideration by those wanting to mount a drink to a microphone stand. Technically, we aren’t mounting a drink to a microphone stand.  We are going to mount an accessory capable of holding a drink.  There are a variety of ways to do this.  All have the same basic premise in that the drink holder will mount to the stand using a clamp … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Nissan Altima

This was an easy one.  The Nissan Altima can work with almost any mount.  This might be the easiest vehicle of them all to mount a smartphone or GPS.  A tablet is a little trickier due to the size of the car.  Not a lot that will not work in this car but there are a few locations that will work better than others. Our usual photo of the interior accompanies this article.  It’s a very conventional design.  Not a lot of unexpected curves or lips.  Even the seat bolt is exposed.  Normally, I go on to say which mounts won’t work. … Read more

Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount Review

Thanks to smartphones with Bluetooth connectivity coupled with lots of on-board storage or apps like Pandora or Spotify, a CD player’s usefulness is somewhat diminished.  For those that no longer use their CD player, why not use it as a mount point for your smartphone?  The Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount is what we’re looking at today. There are a few things to check out before picking this mount for your car.  First, and most obvious is you need to have a CD player.  We have been seeing manufacturers eliminate this feature as a standard option in some cars.  For example, … Read more

Mounts for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite Tablet at Home or in the Car

The Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite is a popular line of tablets running the Android operating system.  We are going to look at home and car mounts for the 7-inch model of Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite. Typically, the Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite will normally be used at home or in the car.  Generally speaking, this is a tablet used for entertainment purposes.  It’s not normally used to run driving apps such as Waze.  So for the car, we’ll concentrate more on mounts to entertain back seat passengers. Before selecting a mount, be aware of the measurements of the … Read more

Mounts for the ReoLink Argus Home Security Camera

ReoLink is a manufacturer of security cameras.  They recently started to offer wireless cameras.  We’re talking 100% wireless.  No wires for power.  No wires for internet.  The ReoLink Argus is an outdoor home security camera powered by four C123A lithium batteries.  We’re going to look at mounts for the ReoLink Argus. Those looking for a detailed review on this camera, can read it here. When it comes to mounts, the ReoLink Argus is well thought out.  The bottom has an integrated magnet and standard 1/4″ – 20 threaded tripod screw hole.  This is good news because that screw size opens us … Read more