Seneo Wireless Charger is a Vast Improvement Over the Others

Now that Apple has rolled out wireless charging, the majority of new higher end phone purchases will include this feature.  It’s a great feature which we discussed previously.  Wireless chargers come in a wide variety of reliability.  Today, we found one that works every time.  It’s called the Seneo Wireless Charger. The technology is known as Qi wireless charging.  We wrote a detailed article on this technology a few years back when it first came out.  Back then, only a few Samsung phones supported the technology.  Today, many phone manufacturers including Samsung, Apple and LG support Qi. Typical Wireless Charger … Read more

Ideas4Comfort Magnetic Phone Car Mount

The Ideas4Comfort Magnetic Phone Car Mount is a new entry in the magnetic mount assortment available on the market.  Magnetic mounts have been available for several years and have gotten better over time. (Disclosure:  Unlike most of the products reviewed on MountGuys.com, this one was free from the manufacturer. The review is our honest unbiased opinion of the product and not influenced in any way.) The Ideas4Comfort Magnetic Phone Car Mount is a low profile dash variety of magnetic mount.  Low profile means it sits almost flush to the mounting surface and doesn’t protrude upwards with an arm or stalk. … Read more

weBoost Drive Sleek Product Review

The weBoost Drive Sleek is a new accessory disguised as a car mount intended to improve cellular coverage in your vehicle.  weBoost used to be called Wilson Electronics.  They have been making accessories for improving cellular reception for quite some time.  They changed the name of the company and with that, the design of their devices.  We previously covered their cellular boosters in an article called Improving Reception with the Wilson Sleek 4G and 3G. (Disclosure:  Unlike most of the products reviewed on MountGuys.com, this one was free from the manufacturer. The review is our honest unbiased opinion of the product … Read more

Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount Review

Thanks to smartphones with Bluetooth connectivity coupled with lots of on-board storage or apps like Pandora or Spotify, a CD player’s usefulness is somewhat diminished.  For those that no longer use their CD player, why not use it as a mount point for your smartphone?  The Mpow CD Player SmartPhone Car Mount is what we’re looking at today. There are a few things to check out before picking this mount for your car.  First, and most obvious is you need to have a CD player.  We have been seeing manufacturers eliminate this feature as a standard option in some cars.  For example, … Read more

My Experience with the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector

I recently tried the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  This product, made by Otterbox, is designed to work with their line of cases.  The fortified glass custom fit protector is made to help protect an expensive smartphone from screen damage. A photo of the Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge retail package accompanies this article. There are a lot of companies that make tempered glass, albeit not as any for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  So how is Otterbox Alpha Glass different from the rest? What sets Otterbox Alpha Glass from … Read more

My Quest for Wireless Charging with an Otterbox Ended with a Company Called Youshares

My recent migration to a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge had me all excited about the prospects of wireless charging.  Right after selecting an Otterbox Defender as my day to day case, my excitement abated slightly as I remembered how thick this case was.  Thankfully I found the Youshares Halo Wireless Fast Charging Pad. The Youshares Halo Wireless Fast Charging Pad sits on my dresser.  That’s what you see in the photo that accompanies this article.  This is one of three that I have deployed. Settling on the Youshares charging pad was no easy feat as I tried several other brands.  The … Read more