Phone and GPS Mounts for a Toyota RAV4

It’s like the Toyota RAV4 design engineers got together with a starting objective of making it as difficult as possible to mount anything.  This is one of the more difficult vehicles to mount a phone or GPS.  Forget about mounting a tablet. Almost all of our go-to locations are impossible to use (but we still have some ideas so read on). A photo of the interior of a Toyota RAV4 accompanies this article.  Good news, it has a windshield that we can use a suction mount with.  The vents on the sides are round.  The ones in the middle are … Read more

How to Turn an Echo Dot into a Night Light

All these electronic gadgets often mean you have more things to plug in that you have power receptacles.  Sure, you could have a power strip in every room, but here’s a way to reduce the number of required receptacles.  At least a reduction of one.  We’re going to show you how to turn your Echo Dot into a night light. First, you need a mount to attach it to the wall receptacle.  Same way you would a night light. The photo that accompanies this article deploys the Matone Outlet Wall Mount Hanger Stand for Dot 2nd Generation & Other Round Voice … Read more

Phone GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Bentley Continental

The Bentley Continental might cost more than most people spend on all the cars they have purchased in their lifetime put together.  Sporting a sticker price in excess of $300,000, this cost more than many people’s homes.  However, who are we to discriminate against the owners of a Bentley Continental?  They need mount advice as much as the next guy. So today, we discuss phone and tablet mounts for a Bentley Continental.  This discussion is a little different from many of our other articles concentrating on vehicle specific mounts.  Do you really want to use adhesive on a $300,000 car?  … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

The Samsung S9 and Samsung S9+ are the top dogs in the world of Samsung.  At least for a few months.  It’s a complete redesign from other models, and that means the size changed.  We’re going to look at car and motorcycle mounts for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Let’s look at the important dimensions to keep in mind when selecting the right mounts.  The Samsung Galaxy S9 checks in with a 5.8 inch diagonal screen and measures 5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm).  The Samsung Galaxy S9+ cost more so not surprisingly it’s … Read more

Mounting a Blink XT Security Camera Outdoors

The Blink XT is a uniquely powered and unusually shaped security camera.  Many home security camera manufacturers introduce a successful indoor version of their camera only to miss the outdoor opportunity.  Blink introduced their outdoor version soon after realizing success with their indoor model.  The Blink XT Outdoor/Indoor Home Security Camera System is intended for outdoor or indoor use. Today, we’re going to discuss how to mount a Blink XT security camera outdoors.  The Blink XT comes with a mounting bracket that requires a screw to fasten it to a flat surface.  So we’ll talk about how to best position … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Land Rover Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery, to no surprise, is a very nice luxury SUV.  Gladly, finding places to mount a phone, tablet or GPS was fairly easy.  We will spend most of the article space on smartphone mounts for a Land Rover Discovery but will also touch on mounting a Garmin GPS and a tablet. Our typical photo of the interior of the vehicle is included and that’s a mighty nice one on the Land Rover Discovery.  A respectable amount of room on the dash, a long reach to the windshield, along with traditionally shaped air vents and a useful set … Read more