Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

With every iteration of the Apple iPhone, we publish an article aimed at providing guidance on some of the better car and motorcycle mounts on the market.  So here’s our latest article on a selection that will fit the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. First let’s check the dimensions as we’ll need that to select the right mount.  Dimensions have not changed too much.  Sporting a 4.7 inch diagonally measured screen, the Apple iPhone 8 measures 5.45 inches tall by 2.65 inches wide by .29 inches deep.  The weight is 5.22 ounces. The larger iPhone 8 Plus checks in … Read more

Replace the Facebook App and Improve Android and iOS Performance

A bloated Facebook app manifests itself differently on the two major smartphone operating systems.  This article will talk about the symptoms and suggest a few good remedies. iOS and Facebook Circa late 2016, my Apple iPhone 6s Plus was beginning to run short of memory.  Granted, it only had 16 GB and probably should have been purchased with at least double.  Looking at the largest consumers of memory, Facebook was always at the top of the applications. There are a few tricks to get some memory back including trying to download a 5 GB movie and tricking iOS into freeing … Read more

How to Play an iPhone Through a Car Radio

A recent inquiry from a friend prompted some investigation worthy of sharing.  A new Apple iPhone 7 coupled with an old Subaru lacking current connectivity ports posed quite a dilemma for his 17 year old daughter.  She wants to play her iPhone through a car radio.  Not so simple in an older car. Wanting to make it right for his daughter, my friend was about to replace the head unit in his Subaru for hundreds of dollars.  The new head unit would provide her with a traditional interface to play audio from the iPhone and perhaps a little more in … Read more