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…

Arkon RoadVise Smartphone Holder

The Arkon RoadVise Smartphone Holder is a cradle that’s designed to use in rugged environments such as a motorcycle. This is a good multi-purpose cradle as it can be used for smartphones as well as a GPS.  This isn’t one of those cradles made to operate with one hand.  You will need two hands to open and close due to the fact that the grip is purposely made to form a firm grip around your device.  The sides of the grips are padded to prevent marring and opens to 4 inches.  That’s a fairly sizable opening for a cradle.  To put … Read more…

Choosing the Right Cell Phone Motorcycle Mount

I have walked around motorcycle rallies to check out (what else) mounts.  It’s amazing to see what people attach to their bikes and how they do it.  The most popular mounts found on motorcycles are made by RAM.  They make solid mounts which are designed to withstand the vibrations of a motorcycle.  We also see mounts from TechMount and Arkon which are also good mainstream mounts.  Amazingly, I also see iPhones attached with Velcro and twist ties.  That’s right, twist ties.  I often wonder how many phones wind up in the middle on interstate 80 when the twist ties give … Read more…