nDash Tuner Mounting Options

The nDash Tuner is one of the more popular monitoring and tuning solutions available today.  The nDash Tuner allows tuning of certain vehicular engines. An nDash tuner has a slot on the back for mounting purposes.  This mounting pattern can be found on many mounts that are sold for satellite radio.  Therefore, many mounts that fit a Sirius or XM Radio will fit the nDash as well.  The key is that single T pattern.  It’s similar to what you see in the photo that accompanies this article. Let’s look at a few recommendations.  Keep in mind, these are typically marketed … Read more

Flight Flap Phone and Tablet Holder for Air Travel Review

The Flight Flap has an interesting name for a phone and tablet mount.  It’s difficult to understand the relativity of the name until you see the product so more about that in a bit.  This is a product made for holding a phone or tablet while seated as a passenger on a commercial airliner.  This article takes a hands-on view of the product. We reviewed a variety of ways to hold your phone on a flight awhile back.  This is one of the best we know of. Why a Flight Flap? Being a resident of New Jersey, I fly out … Read more

Echo Auto Car Mounting Options

The new Echo Auto is a great idea.  I mean what could be better than asking Alexa to add bananas to your shopping list while driving to work?  Seems like a great product.  The Echo Auto acts as a bridge between your car’s Bluetooth and the phone. We’ve posted a few articles on other Echo devices including how to mount an Echo Dot around the home or office.  The Echo Auto is brand new.  As of July 2019, it’s available by invitation only. Echo Auto Mount in the Box The Echo Auto is a well thought out device.  The credit … Read more

Raspberry Pi Mounts and Cases

A Raspberry Pi is a small inexpensive computer.  There are several generations available with varying configurations, processor speeds and memory.  The Pi is a small computer board that typically gets inserted into a case or sometimes is used as a bare board. This article will look at some challenges in mounting a Raspberry Pi.  We will also suggest some options for mounting your Pi.  The current generation is the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and this article will concentrate on this form factor. Typical Challenges The Raspberry Pi 3 B+ in the photo is a typical setup.  This generation has four … Read more

Cool Things to Do with Echo Dot

Seems like every technology site has an article about cool things to do with Echo Dot so why not join the crowd.  After living with a bunch of these for several years, we’ve learned of some useful skills and smart home automation.  Today, we share some cool things to do with Echo dot. Entertainment Coupled with one of the mounts described in our article about mounting the Echo Dot around the home or office, turn the device into a built-in speaker.  There are a lot of skills that allow playing your favorite radio station.  We’re in New Jersey so have … Read more

Where to Put a Roku Express and How to Put it There

The Roku Express is an excellent low-priced streaming device.  It delivers a huge amount of functionality in a very small footprint.  The performance matches up with most other streaming devices.  It lacks an Ethernet port which definitely contributes to the smaller size. This is the second device we have looked at on our site.  Unlike the traditional Roku streaming box, this only weighs a bit more than an ounce and has a much smaller footprint.  It’s a cross between a streaming box and streaming stick.  It’s smaller than a streaming box and it is not a stick that inserts directly into … Read more