Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Car and Motorcycle Mounts

Continuing their successful phone line, Google has refreshed their smartphone lineup.  Picking up on similar generational naming standards used by Samsung and Apple, they simply added a generation and introduced the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL. The dimensions are different versus the first generation of the Google Pixel line.  The good news is that if you are upgrading from the first generation, and followed our advice about using a universal mount, there’s a good chance it will fit the new Pixel 2 equivalent. So let’s look at the dimensions of both new phones.  The Pixel 2 checks … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL

So now Google makes a phone?  Sure.  Why not.  The Google Pixel and its big brother the Google Pixel XL hit the market in October of 2016.  It’s gotten fairly good reviews too.  With all the Samsung issues of late, this may not be a bad alternative for Android fans.  For iOS fans in love with Siri, Google Assistant might be smarter than her.  It’s a nice looking phone with a great camera. When it comes to mounting, it’s important to know the dimensions of these devices.  The Google Pixel checks in with a 5.0 inch diagonal screen and is 5.60 inches … Read more

Using Google Photos to Free Memory on an Apple iPhone

An Apple iPhone 6s Plus sure is expensive, isn’t it?  I paid $750 for mine from AT&T.  That’s for the base model with 16GB of storage.  I just couldn’t bring myself to spend more than $750 which would have gotten me more storage.  After all, it’s a phone.  Well, I ran out of memory.  Thankfully I discovered the Google Photos app. Google’s Photo Service is all over the place.  You can access your photos from your phone, tablet, desktop.  Anywhere that has internet connectivity and a device.  The app has many features which the native photo storage iOS app on an … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is a big phone.  Some refer to this as a phablet.  A phablet is a term that became popular a year or two ago to describe a phone with a screen size that is larger than a typical phone but smaller to a mid-sized 7″ tablet.  In the case of the Nexus 6, the diagonal screen size is 5.96 inches.  That’s pretty large for a smartphone and as a result, not all mounts are going to fit these.  In fact, many will not fit because the cradle will be too small. The Nexus 6 features a 2.7GHz quad-core … Read more