NFC: What is it and what can you do with it?

Let’s discuss NFC technology and how this fairly new technology can make your everyday life a little easier.  NFC has become quite popular with certain Android based smartphones and tablets manufactured over the past few years.  Not so much with Apple, although you might be surprised to know it’s used for Apple Pay. NFC stands for Near Field Communication. This technology allows devices to communicate with other devices.  Your device looks for what’s called an NFC tag.  A tag looks like a round or square adhesive disk with a small circuit board embedded into it.  You might be using this technology without even knowing … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the HTC 10

The HTC 10 was introduced by HTC in April of 2016.  The HTC 10 is the most feature rich phone announced by the company to date.  For music enthusiasts, the phone features a dedicated tweeter and woofer.  Photography enthusiasts will appreciate the 12 MP rear facing camera featuring optical image stabilization, face detection, BSI and autofocus.  The phone runs Android 6 on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4 GB of RAM.   The storage comes in at 64 GB.  This compares favorably to the best phones available from Samsung, Apple and other manufacturers. Sporting a 5.2″ display, the physical dimensions are … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the HTC One M9 Smartphone

The HTC One M9 is another excellent entry from HTC.  Released with Android 5.1, it will also support Marshmallow 6.0.  This is one of the few phones I have seen with the Corning Gorilla Glass-4 which means scratch-resistant glass and potentially no need for a screen protector. With a now common 5.0 inch diagonal screen this phone measures 5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm).  These are important measurements to keep in mind when selecting your mount.  I’m not aware of any custom mounts for the HTC One M9 so we are going to discuss universal mounts.  The HTC … Read more