Car Mounts for Bully Dog GT and WatchDog Performance Tuner

The Bully Dog GT Gas Tuner allows tuning of certain car engines.  The custom tunes are typically created by a tuning company that specializes in this service.  A tuner is typically used to improve engine performance and can result in better MPG.  This article speaks to mounting options for the popular Bully Dog GT and WatchDog Tuners. It’s fairly simple to mount these tuners.  The back of the Bully Dog Tuner will have a port for the connector and right above that is a slot.  The mounts that are discussed in this article have a tab, also known as a single T ending. … Read more

RAM Flat Surface Mount Bases

This article is for the person that knows what RAM cradle or holder they need but need some help with the mount.  There are many options for flat surfaces.  Some use adhesive, others a magnet, there’s a suction cup and then there are many that use bolts.  Out of the four, the bolt-on is the most popular, but sometimes you may not want to drive screws into the surface so we will discuss all four options. So let’s start with the most common surface solution which is the bolt-on method.  The RAM 2.5″ Base with 1″ Ball is the standard flat … Read more

Mounts for Izzo Swami 4000 and 4000+ Golf GPS

The Izzo Swami 4000 GPS and Izzo Swami 4000+ GPS for golfers has been available for a few years.  It has a lot going for it at a reasonable price.  It’s pre-loaded with over 30,000 golf courses so there is a reasonable chance your neighborhood course will be covered.  The purpose of this GPS is simple.  Based upon where you are standing it will provide accurate distances to front, center and back of the green.  The Izzo Swami 4000+ incorporates distances to hazards like traps.  It has a digital scorekeeper and shot distance measurement.  The device is a small handheld model measuring 3.8 inches … Read more

Samsung Gear 2 Neo Watch

I recently discovered the Samsung Gear 2 Neo while on a recent shopping trip here in New Jersey.  A lot of people may not know that the Samsung Gear line has been out quite a bit longer than the popular Apple Watch. A huge amount of hype has circulated around the Apple Watch release.  An entirely new category of product called wearable technology is getting off the ground.  There’s a wide variety of opinions that range from this category being very limited to the greatest idea since the smartphone itself.  Personally, I think it’s somewhere in between.  I see a real use … Read more

Should I get the GPS Option in My New Car?

I have an Acura MDX with the Technology Package.  This included (among other options) a GPS system built into the console of my SUV.  After owning this vehicle for several years, I can tell you that I wished I saved the few thousand dollars I paid for the Technology Package and simply used a Garmin GPS or my favorite application in the world which is Waze.  For many years, Acura has offered the Technology Package to bundle several popular options of which the GPS typically is by far the most desirable and expensive of the components. The reasons go beyond … Read more

Mounts for Garmin Aera 795 796 GPS

The Garmin Aera 795 and Garmin Aera 796 were released earlier this year for aviation use.  These are great units that feature 3D Vision technology which shows a virtual 3-D behind-the-aircraft perspective of surrounding terrain derived from GPS and the pre-loaded terrain database.  It’s touchscreen so simply slide your finger across the screen to rotate the view and show land and water features, obstacles, runways and airport signposts in relative proximity to the aircraft.  That’s just one of the many neat features of this GPS line. This article isn’t about the Aera.  It’s about the mounts so let’s get started with that discussion. … Read more