BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones

Happy hunting season.  Time to check your trail cameras attached to trees all over the woods.  That’s where the BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones comes in. There are several of these on the market.  The Buckstruck model is a well priced cable card reader.  The allure around these devices is convenience.  You can pop the micro SD or full sized SD card out of your game camera in the middle of the woods and use the Buckstruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer to see what is on the card and even download the images to your phone. … Read more…

Should you Switch from an Apple to Samsung Smartphone?

The much-anticipated Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was released in September, 2016.  All hail Apple.  Again.  I guess.  Well, maybe not.  Is it time to switch from an Apple to Samsung smartphone? The key changes announced by Apple were: An upgraded camera on both models.  The Apple iPhone 7 Plus gets a second camera for focus enhancements.  Better cameras are always good. An IP67 waterproof case which is said to protect the iPhone 7 up to one meter.  Nice in case I drop my phone in a puddle. A new home button.  It’s no longer mechanical but seems to … Read more…

Fat Gecko Camera Mounts: The Mother of all Camera Mounts

I recently discovered the Fat Gecko Camera Mount with Triple Suction Cups.  I call these the mother of all camera mounts because it’s an extremely heavy duty camera mount.  Heaviest I have seen to date.  Let’s take a look at what impressed me about Fat Gecko Camera Mounts. Fat Gecko Camera Mounts are made by a company called Delkin.  I was already familiar with Delkin because I remember buying some memory cards a long time ago for a GPS that were manufactured by Delkin.  I didn’t know they were in the mount business until I discovered Fat Gecko Camera Mounts. The … Read more…

Something New to Find Your Keys: The Cube Key Finder

I wrote an article about key finders about a year ago called Key Finders for Finding Your Lost Keys.  In that article I took a look at a few different key finders and still use the one that’s pictured.  I recently picked up what is a bit more advanced key finder called the Cube Key Finder.  It uses Bluetooth and even has its own smartphone app. Let’s take a detailed look at the Cube Key Finder. The photo that accompanies this article is my Cube Key Finder.  The product comes with a basic ring that facilitates attachment to a key ring, an … Read more…

TaoTronics Car Air Vent Magnetic Smartphone Mount Review

I became acquainted with the TaoTronics Car Air Vent Magnetic Smartphone Mount out of my attempt to mount my Apple iPhone in my brand new Nissan Murano.  It’s one of the hardest vehicles I have seen in terms of mounting a device.  The middle vents have a giant lip under them and I’m a big fan of vent mounts.  Knowing about the giant lip under the vents, I was searching for a mount that would attach to the slats and extend over the lip. The photo that accompanies this article shows what you get in the small box.  There’s a … Read more…

LifeProof LifeActiv Mounts with Quickmount Product Spotlight

LifeProof is known for making solid phone and tablet cases.  I recently discovered they entered the mount business.  Makes sense.  A mount is a natural add-on for people interested in purchased a case.  LifeProof has decided to differentiate themselves by introducing an accessory called Quickmount which is used to lock your phone onto LifeProof LifeActiv mounts. All LifeProof LifeActiv mounts use a part called the LifeProof LifeActive Quickmount Adapter.  This is a small disk with a raised surface which attaches to back of a device of a case.  The adapter can then lock onto one of the LifeProof LifeActiv mounts.  The mounts … Read more…