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…

Alternative Mounts for the GoPro HERO Session and HERO5 Session

The GoPro HERO Session and GoPro HERO5 Session are the latest in a series of smaller action cameras introduced by GoPro.  The major difference between these two cameras is video quality.  The lower priced GoPro HERO Session delivers 1440p video where the GoPro HERO5 Session shoots 4K video. The GoPro HERO Session and GoPro HERO5 Session are the same size and get mounted the same way.  When we refer to the GoPro HERO Session, all of our mounting comments equally apply to the GoPro HERO5 Session. The GoPro HERO Session comes with a few mounting accessories packaged in the box with … Read more…

Baby Stroller Camera Mounts

Baby stroller camera mounts.  Great idea.  It’s difficult to push a stroller with one hand while holding your camera / GoPro with the other hand.  Going straight is easy, but turns are a real challenge.  Mounting a camera to a stroller puts it where it can see your baby or see yourself.  Plus baby stroller camera mounts make turning much easier. So that’s the purpose of this article.  We’re going to discuss a few good options for baby stroller camera mounts aka a baby carriage.  We’re going to talk about places to put it for the adult to use, not the small … Read more…

Treadmill Mounts for an Apple iPad or Other Tablet

Treadmills might be one of the most boring machines I use at Planet Fitness.  Clearly, I’m no workout guru, heck, this is Planet Fitness.  But I know the benefits of a good cardio workout.  I also know the effects of boredom and non-working TVs at Planet Fitness.  hence, our article on treadmill mounts for an Apple iPad or other tablet. When working out at my local Planet Fitness, they have a bank of televisions.  Half don’t work, the other half are tuned into CNN or Fox News.  That just adds to the monotony of working out.  I need something entertaining. … Read more…

Car and Home Mounts for the Asus Zenpad S 8 Tablet

We’re finally writing about a tablet other than one made by Samsung or Apple!  The Asus Zenpad S 8 tablet was released roughly a year ago.  It’s a fraction of the price of most current Apple and Samsung tablets.  An economically priced tablet with good performance. The Asus Zenpad S 8 has an 8″ display similar to an Apple iPad Mini.  A 5MP rear camera and 8MP rear camera makes for good video conferencing and photos that don’t require extreme detail.  Running Android 5.0 and sporting a Quad-core processor, this tablet will provide good performance for most apps. Before selecting a … Read more…

How to Mount a Mevo Live Event Camera by Livestream

The Mevo by Livestream video camera was recently introduced as a compact solution for those wanting to get a professional broadcast going onto Facebook Live or similar venues quickly and painlessly.  A lot of attention was placed on mounting options.  That might not be apparent to the naked eye nor are the world of accessories that are available.  Today,we discuss how to mount a Mevo Live Event Camera. Let’s start with an explanation of how to mount the Mevo Live Event Camera.  Turn the Mevo base upside down.  There’s a screw hole.  That screw hole has a 1/4″ – 20 … Read more…