Police Scanner Car Mounts and Holders

A police scanner is used to catch the action from local police departments.  Several years ago, these were fairly inexpensive because none of the transmissions were scrambled.  Today, it’s a bit different as many local frequencies are scrambled and require a more expensive police scanner to decode the scrambling. Police scanners come in many different sizes.  The sizes range from full tabletop to a handheld device.  Most police scanners come in the smaller handheld size.  This article will cover police scanner car mounts for the smaller handheld models. There isn’t such a thing as a custom mount for a police scanner. … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus

The Motorola Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus were both introduced in May of 2016.  Both phones implement a powerful Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.  The Motorola Moto G4 comes with 2GB of RAM and the more expensive Moto G4 Plus has 4GB.  The cameras are decent with a 13MP lens on the Motorola Moto G4 and 16MP Moto G4 Plus.  When you get to these large of MP, I’m not too sure the average person can really tell the difference. With a nice large 5.5 inch diagonal measured screen using Corning Gorilla Glass 3, both phones measure the same at … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Microsoft Lumia 650

Running Windows 10, the Microsoft Lumia 650 Smartphone is the second Microsoft Windows phone we have written an article about.  A nice 5″ display and an aluminum frame make this a good sized fairly rugged device at a competitive price.  I have no position on Windows 10.  I’m a hardware guy.  So let’s get down to the specs. The Microsoft Lumia sports a 5-inch OLED display at 1,280 x 720 resolution.  The phone without a case measures 5.5 x 2.8 x 0.27 inches and weighs in at 4.3 ounces.  There is an 8MP rear camera and 5MP front facing.  The rear camera is placed somewhat near … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung just upped Apple on smartphones.  The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is another giant step forward in performance and feature specifications.  Weatherproof casing, 12MP camera, 4GB or RAM and finally a battery life that may actually last a full day. To no surprise, the size of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 is a little different from prior generations.  With a 5.1 inch diagonal screen this phone is 5.61 inches tall by 2.74 inches wide by .31 inches deep.  The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a lot different.  Moving up to a 5.5 inch diagonal screen, the S7 Edge is 5.94 tall x … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the BLU Life One

In the world of overpriced smartphones, the BLU Life One 4G LTE Smartphone is a real bargain.  Lots of premium features go with these unlocked phones which supports GSM and LTE networks such as those from AT&T.  Just insert your SIM card.  You may not even need to call the carrier.  These aren’t going to rival a state of the art Apple iPhone 6s but then again, it’s going to cost less.  A lot less. The BLU Life One has some nice specs.  A 1.2 GHz quad-core processor.  The operating system is Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) but can be upgraded to v5.0 (Lollipop). … Read more…