Car and Truck Cup Holder Tablet Mounts

Car and truck cup holder tablet mounts have some unique requirements versus those made for a cell phone or GPS.  They need to be able to hold a heavier device so need to seat themselves more securely within the cup holder.  Cup holder tablet mounts also need to extend themselves higher than ones made for smaller devices.  In other words, cup holder tablet mounts need a longer neck to accommodate the larger size of a tablet.  Especially when you start looking at cup holder tablet mounts for devices as large as an Apple iPad Pro. A cup holder is a … Read more…

Tablet Mounts and Stands for Kiosks and Point of Sale

I’m seeing a rapid deployment of tablets for commercial use and decided it was time for an article about tablet mounts for kiosks and point of sale applications.  The use of tablets in commercial retail settings vary from employee use for checkout (Apple Store), placing dessert orders (Chili’s) to placing order at mall kiosks. An everyday home mount for a tablet isn’t going to cut it in a commercial setting.  A mount or stand for a kiosk or point of sale has some important characteristics.  First and foremost, it needs to be easily accessible to the user, likely the customer. … Read more…

Security Screws for Locking Tablet, Radio and Marine Mounts

The introduction of tablet technology, especially expensive tablets technology has led to the need for locking tablet mounts.  These mounts include a locking cradle to keep your tablet firmly in place.  The locking cradle is typically coupled with a flat surface mount that is screwed or bolted down.  Then you just need to worry about a thief armed with a screwdriver.  However, if you use security screws, you don’t need to worry as much. There are many applications and devices that benefit from the inclusion of security screws.  The expensive locking tablet mount is one.  Ham Radios are another device where … Read more…

Tablet Mounts for Trucks and Rigs

Today’s topic is tablet mounts for trucks and rigs.  Mounting a device in a truck has unique requirements that differ from placing it in a car.  A truck has a much deeper reach to the windshield so a basic suction cup mount will prove to be inconvenient.  Most car mounts that are sold for tablets are a few inches long and will not suffice for use in a truck.  It’s difficult for a truck driver to reach forward that far so a suction mount that’s really long is what’s needed.  I have also found that truckers are more receptive to bolting a … Read more…

Tablet Floor Stands and Table Mounts

I was recently doing a Facetime conversation with a relative on my Apple iPad which went on for almost an hour.  Holding your tablet for an hour in a position where the other person can see you during a video conversation isn’t as easy as you may think.  Your arm gets tired.  Real tired.  Using a tablet stand for this purpose accomplishes two feats.  First, the arm fatigue is eliminated.  Secondly, by placing the tablet further away, you have more freedom to move around without leaving the visibility of the camera and person you are speaking with.  Most tablet stands … Read more…

How to Mount a Tablet to a Wall

I recently read that 5% of all cable TV subscribers had cut the cord.  They were using services such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube or Amazon Prime to watch their favorite TV shows.  Typically using a tablet of smartphone to do this, it gets tricky to share the device when you watching it with another person.  It also gets tiring to hold your device for the duration of an entire TV show or movie.  Like your flat screen TV, what if you could mount the tablet to your living room or bedroom wall?  In this article, we will show you how to … Read more…