Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the OnePlus 5 SmartPhone

The OnePlus 5 SmartPhone is yet another generation of the successful line of phones from OnePlus.  Faster process, improved cameras and it runs Android 7.1.  A faster phone that supports the latest version of Android.  If you have owed a smartphone, you get the drill, have to get a new phone every few years to keep up with the ownership experience. While the OnePlus 5 sports a diagonal screen at 5.5 inches, this phone is 6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm).  Not too different from prior generations of OnePlus phones.  Since the dimensions haven’t changed … Read more

Phone and GPS Mounts for a Ford Mustang GT

Ford Mustang GT.  Fun to Drive.  Not fun to mount stuff.  While we doubt Ford will change their marketing to this slogan, it sure was hard to find good places to mount anything.  While we are able to recommend a few good mounts for a phone or GPS, you can forget about a tablet.  There is no place to safely mount a tablet in a Ford Mustang. Our usual photo of the interior of the vehicle accompanies this article.  On the initial appearance, you may think there’s plenty of places to mount a phone or GPS but we found that … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson was a bit more roomy than expected.  It also was easier to mount a phone or GPS than expected.  As expected in a smaller SUV, mounting a tablet isn’t easy but more on that later in the article. A photo of the Hyundai Tucson interior accompanies this article.  There are a few notable characteristics that effect mounting a device.  We will mention them as we move through this article. Starting with the vent, the distance between the left middle vent and wiper lever is less than most other vehicles.  It might get in the way of a GPS … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium Smartphone

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is a nice entry in the arena of higher end smartphones for Android fans.  A little bump in the RAM to 4 GB versus the 3 GB on the standard Sony Xperia XZ makes this phone worth a look.  The extra 33% boost in RAM makes a big difference in performance. The features a respectable 5.46 inch 3840 x 2160 pixel diagonal display.  The main camera checks in with a semi insane 19 MP lens.  Measuring 6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches, this is a larger phone that will need a mount that features a cradle … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Nissan Altima

This was an easy one.  The Nissan Altima can work with almost any mount.  This might be the easiest vehicle of them all to mount a smartphone or GPS.  A tablet is a little trickier due to the size of the car.  Not a lot that will not work in this car but there are a few locations that will work better than others. Our usual photo of the interior accompanies this article.  It’s a very conventional design.  Not a lot of unexpected curves or lips.  Even the seat bolt is exposed.  Normally, I go on to say which mounts won’t work. … Read more

Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount Review

Thanks to smartphones with Bluetooth connectivity coupled with lots of on-board storage or apps like Pandora or Spotify, a CD player’s usefulness is somewhat diminished.  For those that no longer use their CD player, why not use it as a mount point for your smartphone?  The Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount is what we’re looking at today. There are a few things to check out before picking this mount for your car.  First, and most obvious is you need to have a CD player.  We have been seeing manufacturers eliminate this feature as a standard option in some cars.  For example, … Read more