Phone and GPS Mounts for Round Vents

I used to think that mounting stuff onto a vertical vent was the most difficult of locations.  I forgot about round vents.  You find these in a minority of cars.  Vents are a great place to mount a smartphone or GPS.  It’s right around your normal eye level yet below the spot where a bad guy could see it so the location helps to minimize device theft. So what’s the problem with round vents?  Take a look at the photo.  That’s a Mazda Miata.  They have round vents.  The vents are small and have a little knob in the middle … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Chevy Equinox

Today we get a look at the interior of a Chevy Equinox and we’ll recommend some mount options for a phone, GPS and tablet.  The Chevy Equinox has surprisingly few choices for car mount locations. A photo of the interior of a Chevy Equinox accompanies this article.  There’s not much to the interior dash.  Sometimes that’s good, sometimes not.  On a Chevy Equinox, it’s not so good.  You can see that the owner of this vehicle decided to glue his E-ZPass to the dash.  He should have read our article about E-ZPass Car Mounts. Using a windshield mount is the easiest … Read more…

OnePlus 3 Car and Motorcycle Mounts

The OnePlus 3 SmartPhone is the successor to the very successful OnePlus 2.  What’s different?  A lot.  A faster processor, 16MP camera, slightly larger in size and a new operating system.  This is normally sold as an unlocked phone which means this will work with multiple carriers. While the OnePlus 3 is a large phone featuring a diagonal screen at 5.5 inches, this phone is 6.01 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches (152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm).  These are the measurements needed when selecting a mount.  I haven’t seen any OnePlus 3 custom cradles so we are going to discuss universal mounts.  The OnePlus … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the LG K10 Smartphone

The LG K10 was released in January of 2016.  Running Android 5.1.1, it will also support Marshmallow 6.0.  The LG K10 sports a nicely sized 5.3″ diagonal screen at 720 x 1280 pixels.  Today, we are going to discuss mounts and holders for the LG K10 for use in a car or on a motorcycle. The LG K10 smartphone measures 5.75 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146 x 74.8 x 8.8 mm) and weighs 5.1 ounces.  Those are the measurements we need to recommend the right mounts.  The days of customs mounts are over.  Too many models of smartphones to keep up … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the HTC 10

The HTC 10 was introduced by HTC in April of 2016.  The HTC 10 is the most feature rich phone announced by the company to date.  For music enthusiasts, the phone features a dedicated tweeter and woofer.  Photography enthusiasts will appreciate the 12 MP rear facing camera featuring optical image stabilization, face detection, BSI and autofocus.  The phone runs Android 6 on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4 GB of RAM.   The storage comes in at 64 GB.  This compares favorably to the best phones available from Samsung, Apple and other manufacturers. Sporting a 5.2″ display, the physical dimensions are … Read more…

LG G5 Car and Motorcycle Mounts

The LG G5 is the successor to the very successful LG G4.  What’s different?  A lot.  The LG G5 features an aluminum case and this makes the phone a lot more rugged than most other smartphones.  The power button is built into the fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone.  That’s a lot different from most other phones that typically put the fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone, not to mention the power isn’t normally integrated within this area.  The most unique feature of the phone is that the bottom has a removable panel which allows insertion of a … Read more…