Phone and Tablet Mounts for Live Streaming and Live Video

Seems like everyone with anything good to say is out on one of the social media live streaming platforms.  Facebook Live, Busker and Periscope (owned by Twitter) have emerged as three of the top platforms for live streaming.  For those unfamiliar with this form of social media, it’s all done using an app on a smartphone or tablet. The use of a good phone or tablet mount makes for a better broadcast.  Why?  Ever do Facetime while the other person is holding their phone or tablet?  It feels like a fishing trip that went wrong.  The shaking on the other … Read more…

Tablet Floor Stands and Table Mounts

I was recently doing a Facetime conversation with a relative on my Apple iPad which went on for almost an hour.  Holding your tablet for an hour in a position where the other person can see you during a video conversation isn’t as easy as you may think.  Your arm gets tired.  Real tired.  Using a tablet stand for this purpose accomplishes two feats.  First, the arm fatigue is eliminated.  Secondly, by placing the tablet further away, you have more freedom to move around without leaving the visibility of the camera and person you are speaking with.  Most tablet stands … Read more…

Attaching your iPhone or Tablet to a Tripod or Monopod

Doesn’t your arm get tired after holding it in place during a Facetime conversation?  I have been known to eventually forget that I’m on a video chat and the tablet eventually takes a nice picture of my ceiling while I am talking.  Coupling an inexpensive tripod with a mount for your phone or tablet is an excellent remedy to this problem.  We find the same problems come up when watching a movie or TV show on your device.  I mean how long can you possible hold a tablet?  Lastly, many phones do not have image stabilization technology and this is what … Read more…