Mounts for the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera

Garmin has become a major player in the action camera market.  The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 is more proof of their commitment to this market. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 delivers an impressive an ultra HD 4K footage at 30 frames per second and an HD 1080p image at a pretty amazing 120 frames per second.  Going back a year or two ago, 1080p at 30 frames per second was the best you could get. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 incorporates features that you would expect from Garmin.  Namely GPS capabilities.  What can you do with these capabilities?  You have access to connectivity to Garmin devices to capture … Read more…

Phone Mounts for a Baby Stroller

Phone mounts for baby strollers.  Great idea.  It’s difficult to push a stroller with one hand while holding your phone with the other hand.  Sure, you can go straight, but turns are a real problem.  Mounting a phone to a stroller puts it where you can see it.  Now turns are much easier. So that’s the purpose of this article.  We’re going to discuss a few good options for mounting your smartphone to a stroller or (for old school readers), a baby carriage.  We’re going to talk about places to put it for the adult driver of the stroller, not … Read more…

Installing Sirius XM Radio on a Boat

Entertainment on a boat is an absolute necessity.  Some like the serene quietness on the water but not me.  Turn up the music.  Hence, our article on installing Sirius XM Radio on a boat. Installing Sirius XM Radio on a boat has unique challenges versus an everyday car installation.  The mount also needs to remain stable and remain unaffected by extreme vibrations and bumps.  It’s easy to install the antenna on a car.  Just pop it on your roof and let the wire in through your side window.  That’s not going to work well on a boat.  Same concern with power. … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Released in September 2016, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 also known as the Note7 is the latest entry in this very popular smartphone model line. The dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have not changed too much over the past few years.  If you have a mount from a previous generation of Note, there is a good chance it will fit the Samsung Galaxy Note7.  Same large 5.7″ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen supporting 16M colors using Gorilla Glass 5. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has some great features.  However, a not so great feature is overheating.  Be sure to get this … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Motorola Moto Z

The Motorola Moto Z also known as the Motorola Moto Z Droid in the US is the company’s latest entry in the lucrative high-end smartphone lineup. The size specifications are average for the smartphone universe.  With a 5.5″ AMOLED touchscreen, 16M colors display using Gorilla Glass 4 this phone is 6.04 x 2.96 x 0.20 inches (very thin isn’t it).  These are important measurements to keep in mind when selecting your mount.  For those with a mount from an older phone, you may find the Motorola Moto Z will fit fine.  Most universal mounts offer options to upgrade your cradle to … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Motorcycle

I was recently walking around a Harley showroom and stumbled upon a brand new Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.  So, here’s our article about phone, GPS and camera mounts and holders for a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy cockpit.  You can see there are a lot of different places to mount a cell phone, GPS, camera or satellite radio.  The handlebar is an obvious choice.  So is the clutch and brake reservoir.  There are a few other secondary locations to try but I think these two are the easiest to install and will … Read more…