Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Huawei Mate 9

This is the first article on our site about a phone from Huawei and it’s a fairly impressive one at that.  The Huawei Mate 9 was introduced by the company in September 2016. Very impressive specs that rival (and surpass) some of the best out there.  An impressive 20 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera with 64GB of memory.  That’s impressive for the price. To get ready for the mount discussion, lets check the dimensions of the phone.  The Huawei Mate 9 sports a 5.9 inch diagonal display so it’s a bit larger than most smartphones.  The Huawei Mate … Read more…

Phone and GPS Mounts for a Jeep Compass

The Jeep Compass is your basic small to intermediate size SUV.  Basic except for the mounting options.  Lots of non-traditional design points like round vents, sloping windshield and a raised seat rail. Those design features do not typically bode well for mounting a tablet, GPS or phone.  That’s a photo of the dash accompanying this article.  While somewhat restricted in mounting locations, we were able to find some good locations for mounting mobile electronics. Good news is that a windshield mount will work fine for smartphone or GPS.  The next place I’ll recommend my go-to mount which is the Arkon MegaGrip … Read more…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Case Comparison: Otterbox versus Spigen versus Supcase

The selection of a good case can save many hundreds of dollars in repair bills.  After moving to a new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, I wanted to be sure this thing wasn’t going to break with the first drop.  So I took a look at three of the leading cases which were Otterbox versus Spigen versus Supcase. I took a look at three of the leading cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  Unlike a lot of “Best Case” reviews you will see around the internet, this is a real hands on review of three top cases.  I used each … Read more…

Otterbox Defender for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is Surprisingly Good

I recently made the leap from iOS to Android and went with a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  I chose the Otterbox Defender for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to protect the phone. You just spent a truckload of money on this phone.  Get a good case.  Now. Keeping your phone safe is what the Otterbox Defender is all about.  Don’t be lulled into thinking that your cell phone insurance is going to protect you from a large financial outlay to fix a broken phone as the deductibles are more than the Otterbox case.  I was speaking to the salesman who sold me … Read more…

How to Transfer Contacts from an Apple iPhone to Android

After using almost every model of Apple iPhone, I took the plunge.  Jumped to the dark side.  I migrated to Android.  One of my tasks was to transfer the contacts from my Apple iPhone 6s Plus to a Samsung galaxy S7 Edge.  It was a little painful for me so here’s an article on how to transfer contacts from an Apple iPhone to an Android phone. Now you might say to yourself – why didn’t he ask the guy to do it?  The guy should be able to transfer contacts. Fair question.  I didn’t buy my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge … Read more…

Spigen Tough Armor iPad Mini 4 Case Hands On Review

I always tell people to buy a case for their tablets and smartphones.  Drop it on a hardwood or ceramic tile floor and you will find out the hard way.  My old iPad Mini bit the dust so it was time for an upgrade.  The added protection of the Spigen Tough Armor iPad Mini 4 Case is a welcome upgrade that will likely save my butt from expensive repairs. A small investment in a good quality case will pay for itself many times over.  I can’t begin to tell you how many times I hear horror stories from people who … Read more…