Mounts and Stands for the Samsung Gear 360 Camera

The Samsung Gear 360 camera is a great camera from a company that has a history of innovative products besides cool phones.  This 360-degree camera allows a 360 complete capture at the push of a button.  The Samsung Gear 360 mounting option is enabled using an industry standard 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw hole.  This screw hole is common to a tripod as well as many camera mounts. The Samsung Gear 360 weighs in at a little less than six ounces.  That’s fairly light but the camera itself isn’t fairly inexpensive so choose a mount that is well made and will … Read more

Home Mounts for the Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera

The Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera comes from a company that’s been around the home security camera arena for some time.  The camera is an inexpensive and reliable option for those wanting an outdoor bullet camera.  For a lot more information on this camera, read this detailed review. The Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera is made of metal and is fairly heavy coming in at about one pound.  Any alternative mount needs to be sturdy enough to handle the heavier device.  A mount made for a lightweight camera will not work. A decent mount is provided with the Zmodo camera. … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin Striker 7 Fishfinder

Two Garmin Striker 7 models were recently introduced to fill the mid-tier market.  When I compare the Garmin Striker 7 to what one would purchase a few years ago, there are a slew of improvements in mapping features, color display and transducers. There are two models for this series.  From a pure mounting perspective, the Garmin Striker 7sv and Striker 7cv are the same.  Any mount that fits one model, will fit the other. Installation typically requires use of two cables.  One for power.  The second for a transducer.  It’s worth noting that the transducer is included with the Garmin Striker 7sv and Striker 7cv. … Read more

My Experience with the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector

I recently tried the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  This product, made by Otterbox, is designed to work with their line of cases.  The fortified glass custom fit protector is made to help protect an expensive smartphone from screen damage. A photo of the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge retail package accompanies this article. There are a lot of companies that make tempered glass, albeit not as any for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  So how is Otterbox Alpha Glass different from the rest? What sets Otterbox Alpha Glass from … Read more

My Quest for Wireless Charging with an Otterbox Ended with a Company Called Youshares

My recent migration to a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge had me all excited about the prospects of wireless charging.  Right after selecting an Otterbox Defender as my day to day case, my excitement abated slightly as I remembered how thick this case was.  Thankfully I found the Youshares Halo Wireless Fast Charging Pad. The Youshares Halo Wireless Fast Charging Pad sits on my dresser.  That’s what you see in the photo that accompanies this article.  This is one of three that I have deployed. Settling on the Youshares charging pad was no easy feat as I tried several other brands.  The … Read more

A Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro Product Review

The DropCases Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro is a well made, bargain priced accessory for your camera.  This is a multi-purpose mount that enables functionality beyond the basic stand that comes in the box with the cameras. I chose to include a photo of what you actually get with the DropCases Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro.  It gives a better idea of what comes with the product. It’s an extremely well made mount that is made of metal.  It comes delivered in one piece.  No assembly required.  I selected the white variety but it … Read more