Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for an Acura MDX

Most SUVs are easy to mount a mobile device within and the Acura MDX is a typical SUV.  I owned an Acura MDX for almost eight years and it was a great car.  One of the easier SUVs to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS.  Lots of space.  Except for perhaps the dash, no unusual curves or bumps.  Lots of different places will work well in an Acura MDX but there were a few mounts and holders that simply won’t work.  Especially on the dashboard. We always try to have a photo of the interior accompany our vehicle specific articles.  A photo of … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is as big pickup truck.  You might think that every mount would work on a Ford F-150.  Turns out not to be the case.  We take a look at how to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS in a Ford F150. A photo of the interior of a Ford F-150 accompanies this article.  It’s a large interior with a nice big dash and a long reach to the windshield.  Normal horizontal vents and a long reach down to the cup holders.  So let’s see what’s going to work. For a cell phone, I like the vent mount best. … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento is one of the easier SUVs to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS.  Lots of space.  No bazaar curves.  Lots of different places will work well in a Kia Sorento but there were a few mounts and holders that simply won’t work. A photo of the interior of a Kia Sorento accompanies this article.  My vent mount is attached to the right of the driver.  That’s my TechMatte MagGrip Magnetic Car Mount Holder for SmartPhones.  The mount has a magnetic surface a little larger than a US Quarter.  The back has four prongs that are used to attach to … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Jeep Renegade

I recently had the opportunity to drive a 2015 Jeep Renegade.  You shouldn’t be shocked to know that one of the first things I wanted to do was mount my smartphone in the Jeep Renegade.  This is one of the more challenging vehicles to mount anything in.  So here’s our article to help owners of a Jeep Renegade looking to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS in their vehicle. The Jeep Renegade has compact almost squished interior.  I had plenty of leg room and didn’t feel confined but when it came time to find a suitable place to mount anything, it was difficult.  There are … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Nissan Murano

I recently purchased a 2016 Nissan Murano SL.  Hooray for me.  You should not be surprised to know that one of the first things I wanted to do was mount my smartphone in my Murano.  Turns out it wasn’t as simple as it had been in other cars I have owned.  So here I am writing an article to help other Nissan Murano owners looking to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS in their car. The Nissan Murano is a great looking car on the exterior and interior.  It’s unlike anything I ever encountered.  Not an ounce of wood … Read more…

The Best Car Mounts for Waze Users

Running this site since the early days of Waze, I have tried a lot of car mounts when using this excellent app.  So I figured it would be a worthwhile activity to write an article on what I found to be the best car mounts for Waze users. The requirements for a good mount to use with Waze are a little different from those used for a GPS.  A GPS typically has a custom connection on the back or as part of a cradle and the only requirement is that you have a good view of the display.  A GPS … Read more…