TaoTronics Car Air Vent Magnetic Smartphone Mount Review

I became acquainted with the TaoTronics Car Air Vent Magnetic Smartphone Mount out of my attempt to mount my Apple iPhone in my brand new Nissan Murano.  It’s one of the hardest vehicles I have seen in terms of mounting a device.  The middle vents have a giant lip under them and I’m a big fan of vent mounts.  Knowing about the giant lip under the vents, I was searching for a mount that would attach to the slats and extend over the lip. The photo that accompanies this article shows what you get in the small box.  There’s a … Read more…

EDOTech Hardwire Cable for Garmin GPS Devices Review

EDOTech offers a good option for those wanting to hardwire their GPS to their vehicle.  The EDO Tech Hardwire Cable for Garmin GPS Devices fits almost all car GPS devices made by Garmin including the Garmin Nuvi and Garmin Drive product lines.  Although these are marketed towards Garmin GPS owners, these also fit most TomTom and Magellan GPS models made over the past several years.  As long as they use a mini USB, this should provide power to your GPS device.  These are made to work on car GPS devices, not one that are made for motorcycles such as the Garmin Zumo … Read more…

iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount for SmartPhones

The iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount for SmartPhones is an updated version of the company’s very successful One Touch model.  We will take a closer look at this well priced car mount and how it differs from the older model.  We wrote about the older model which is the iOttie Easy One Touch and you can read about that mount here. Like most universal mounts, the iOttie Easy One Touch 2 comes with two components.  The cradle and mount.  The mount itself differs from its predecessor by adding a sticky gel pad to the base.  I have seen this in … Read more…

Arkon Center Extension Car Headrest Tablet Mount Review

The Arkon Center Extension Car Headrest Tablet Mount is a very innovative headrest mount.  I have used a lot of headrest mounts over the years.  This one has features I have not seen before and worth consideration for backseat passengers.  We take a closer look at this car headrest mount. The best car headrest mounts have some common characteristics.  It needs to have a universal holder that can accommodate varying sizes of devices including those with a case or skin.  Ideal headrest mounts will extend to the middle between the front seats so that multiple passengers can watch at the same … Read more…

Arkon Gooseneck Tablet Mount for Wheelchair Use

The Arkon Table Desk or Wheelchair Tablet Clamp Mount has been available for a few years.  It is one of the most useful tablet mounts for wheelchairs and hospital beds that I have seen.  It’s also going to work well for tables and desks.  It’s a very well made product and backed by the manufacturer’s two-year warranty.  Let’s take a more detailed view and discuss practical application of this product as a wheelchair tablet mount. I recently visited someone in a rehabilitation facility.  Naturally there were a lot of patients in wheelchairs.  They were mostly, if not all, patients that were there … Read more…

Techmount TechGripper Universal Smartphone Gripper Review

The Techmount TechGripper Universal Smartphone Gripper is a cradle that’s designed to use in rugged environments such as a motorcycle. This is a cradle can be used for smartphones and GPS devices.  This isn’t one of those cradles made to operate with one hand.  You will need two hands to open and close due as this is a cradle made to keep a tight grip on your device.  The sides of the grips are padded to prevent marking and opens up to four inches.  That’s a large and sizable opening for a spring loaded cradle.  To put it into perspective, an Apple iPhone 6 … Read more…