The Importance of Vehicle Mounting Solutions for Laptops and Tablets

Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers.

Why would you want to use a vehicle mount for your computer? The answer is simple – you cannot afford not to! A vehicle mount is a must have if you are driving with your computer in the vehicle, and the selection of vehicle mounting systems Group Mobile carries makes it easy to choose the correct mounting solution for your specific needs.

Safety is one of the top reasons to use a computer vehicle mount. Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers. Your computer, or your employee’s computer, becomes a very dangerous object at unexpected times. The computer itself can be damaged, causing down time and potentially costly repairs.

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of mounting options to choose from. We carry the top brands, including Gamber JohnsonRAM, and Havis. There are also computer specific cradles and docking stations available for many computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van or boat, we have the mounting system you need.

As you can see, there’s no shortage of vehicle mounts for every possible make, model, and mobile computing device. Finding a durable and reliable vehicle mount is essential for the longevity and efficiency of your mobile office, so take your time finding the perfect mount for your needs. If you have any questions about the mounts discussed here or any other type of vehicle mount, or would like assistance in selecting the proper vehicle mount for your purposes, please feel free to contact one of our mobile installation experts at Group Mobile. We pride ourselves on providing trusted technology advice for all mobile workers.

The Perfect Solution For Your Mobile Office: Vehicle Mounts!

The use of mobile computers is becoming increasingly widespread as more and more professionals use their vehicles as a mobile office. Many industries such as: law enforcement, agriculture, fire and emergency medical services, public transportation, commercial delivery, public utilities and heavy duty trucking utilize their vehicle as a “mobile office” causing great concern for safety. Mobile computers should never be used while driving a vehicle, something we are all aware of, however, do not always put into practice. What can you do to create a safe environment for mobile computing? Install a vehicle mount for your rugged mobile computer! A vehicle mount is a must have if you are driving with your computer in the vehicle, and the selection of vehicle mounting systems Group Mobile carries makes it easy to choose the correct mounting solution for your specific needs.

Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers. Your computer, or your employee’s computer, becomes a very dangerous object at unexpected times. The computer itself can also be damaged, causing down time and potentially costly repairs. The locking mechanism inside of docking stations keep your mobile computer securely locked, and even strengthens as force is applied in a crash.

Ergonomics and ease of use are additional reasons to install a vehicle computer mount. Having the vehicle computer in a comfortable and easy to reach position reduces back and eye strain as well as increases productivity. If you use a mobile printer, it can also be mounted keeping everything safe, within reach, and in a professional looking set up. If drilling into your vehicle is a concern, purchasing a no-drill mount is a perfect solution!  No-drill mobile computer mounts are designed for almost any truck, fleet vehicle, car, van and big rig on the road, best of all, you won’t need to drill holes in your floorboard to install, they’re designed to attach to the existing hardware of the passenger side seat rails.

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of mounting options to choose from. We carry the top brands, including Gamber-JohnsonRAM, and Havis. There are also computer specific cradles and docking stations available for many computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van or boat, we have the mounting system you need.


Visit the Group Mobile Vehicle Mount Store to find a mount to fit your vehicle, or fill out the Vehicle Mount Questionnaire and we will contact you with a custom solution to meet your needs.

Enjoy Bundled Savings on the Brother Pocketjet 6, Getac F110, Panasonic Toughbook SX2, Motion C5m, and Trimble Yuma 2!

Group Mobile has created mobile computing product bundles to provide an easy and affordable way for our customers to get all of the mobile computing products they need without any guesswork. These rugged computing solutions have many of the essential upgrades and accessories needed to help make mobile workers more efficient and productive at a lower price.

Vehicle Printing Solution 
Save $35 on a PocketJet 6 Printer and RAM Vehicle Printer Mount! 

The Vehicle Printing Solution makes it simple to turn your car or truck into a mobile office. This is an ideal solution for field service and other mobile professionals who need to print reports, forms, contracts, and other important documents while they are away from the office. Bundle includes: Brother PocketJet 6 Portable Printer (200dpi) and a RAM® Vehicle Printer Mount to attach your printer to a vehicle laptop mounting system. Learn more about the Vehicle Printing Solution..
Field Service Solution 
Save over $250 on a Getac F110 Rugged Tablet Computer and accessory bundle! 

The Field Service Solution bundle is designed to be as versatile as the workers who rely on it. This mobile computing bundle is ideal for field service and other mobile professionals that need a laptop and the essential accessories for working indoors, outdoors, in a vehicle, and in other challenging work environments. The Field Service Solution offers both savings and convenience by bundling everything you need to stay powered-up and connected at a reduced price. Bundle includes: Getac F110 rugged tablet computer, shoulder strap, bracket with hand strap, spare battery, and a vehicle adapter/charger. Learn more about the Field Service Solution…

Business Travel Solution 
Save $180 on a Panasonic SX2 Business-Rugged Notebook and accessory bundle!

The Business Travel Computing Solution is the perfect mobile computing bundle for business travelers and other mobile professionals. This rugged and reliable mobile computing solution helps reduce downtime and increase productivity while on the road. It includes everything you need to keep you powered up, connected, and on top of business regardless of your work location. Bundle includes: Panasonic Toughbook SX2 business-rugged notebook with WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, Lind 120-Watt Car Adapter, Additional Lithium-ion Battery Pack, and Panasonic Toughmate ComUniversal Carrying Case. Learn more about the Business Travel Solution…

Healthcare Computing Solution
Save over $165 on a Motion C5m Rugged Tablet and accessory bundle! 

Healthcare is a quickly evolving industry where the need to be more efficient, keep costs low, and improve patient care and medical services is imperative. The Healthcare Computing Solution bundle is designed for your savings and convenience. It offers mobile computing products to improve health service delivery and keep track of important patient data. This mobile clinical assistant (MCA) bundle is perfect for hospitals and physicians’ offices. Bundle includes: Motion C5m rugged tablet computer, spare battery pack, desktop docking station, and shoulder strap. Learn more about the Healthcare Computer Solution…


Outdoor Automation Solution
Save $200 on a Trimble Yuma 2 Rugged Tablet and accessory bundle! 

The Outdoor Automation Solution is ideal for mobile workers in industries that require work to be done outdoors and in other challenging work environments, such as military, fire, EMS, construction, energy, utilities, and other field services. The Outdoor Automation Solution bundle includes the Trimble Yuma 2 outdoor-rugged tablet computer, standard battery set, Yuma Carry Case, and a heavy duty vehicle charger. Bundle includes: Trimble Yuma 2 outdoor-rugged tablet computer, standard battery set, Yuma Carry Case, and a heavy duty vehicle charger. Learn more about the Outdoor Automation Solution…

Mobile Computing Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads from Group Mobile!


Group Mobile is excited to offer exclusive shopping specials, just in time for Father’s Day and Graduation! The products featured in our specials make ideal gifts for students, business travelers, road warriors, and tablet users! 

Brother PocketJet Rugged Mobile Printers
Free Vehicle Charger!*


The Brother PocketJet 6 Plus ultra-portable printer is small, lightweight, durable and flexible. It is compatible with most PCs, laptops or palmtops running the Windows operating system. At barely over 10″ lo
ng and 1lb. in weight, the PocketJet 6 fits easily into your briefcase, computer bag, or can be quickly mounted in any vehicle or small work area.To learn more, configure, and order a Brother PocketJet 6 mobile printer, visit www.groupmobile.com/dept.asp/dept_id=481, or call 866-RUGGED8.

Simply mention this email or enter promo codefreecharger when you place an order on our website for a Brother PocketJet Printer and you will receive a FREE Vehicle Charger – A $19 value!
*Offer good through June 30, 2015

RAM Vehicle Computer Mounts  
Free USB Light!*

RAM mounting solutions are flexible and inexpensive. RAM Mounts offer a ball and joint design that allows the user greater flexibility in positioning the laptop along with greater shock absorption. The steel base and custom fit poles provide an easy-to-install solution and come with a lifetime warranty. RAM offers custom fit Vehicle Docking Stations for Panasonic Toughbooks, Getac, and General Dynamics Itronix as well as universal trays that fit any laptop or tablet. With RAM mounting solutions, you have the flexibility of custom mounting configurations to mount your laptop or tablet on a table, cart, pole, or anywhere you need a mobile workstation. To learn more, configure, and order a RAM Mount, visit www.groupmobile.com/brand.asp/mf_id=51/RAM+Mounts.html, or call 866-RUGGED8.


USB LightSimply mention this email or enter promo code LIGHT when you place an order on our website for a RAM Vehicle Mounting Solution and you will receive a FREE USB light!


*Offer good through June 30, 2015
fliTablet Stand
Save $10!** 

The fliTablet™ hands-free tablet floor stand securely holds the most popular, lightweight tablet computers, including the original iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, Kindle Fire, Nook, Galaxy, Nexus, and many other lightweight tablets. The fliTablet stand allows you to tilt and swivel your tablet, as well rotate it a full 360° to view your tablet in both portrait and landscape modes. The fliTablet floor stand is lightweight and easily portable. You can use the fliTablet while working at your desk, lounging on your sofa, or lying in bed. It also makes an incredible music stand!  To learn more, configure, and order a fliTablet, visit www.flitablet.com, or call 866-RUGGED8.
Simply mention this email or enter promo code flitablet10 when you place an order on our website. 

**Offer good while supplies last.

Understanding the Importance of Vehicle Mounts

Why would you want to use a vehicle mount for your computer? The answer is simple – you cannot afford not to! A vehicle mount is a must have if you are driving with your computer in the vehicle, and the selection of vehicle mounting systems Group Mobile carries makes it easy to choose the correct mounting solution for your specific needs.

Safety is one of the top reasons to use a computer vehicle mount. Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers. Your computer, or your employee’s computer, becomes a very dangerous object at unexpected times. The computer itself can be damaged, causing down time and potentially costly repairs.

Ergonomics and ease of use are additional reasons to install a vehicle computer mount. Having the vehicle computer in a comfortable and easy to reach position reduces back and eye strain as well as increases productivity. If you use a mobile printer, it can also be mounted keeping everything safe, within reach, and in a professional looking set up.

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of mounting options to choose from. We carry the top brands, including 
Gamber-JohnsonRAM, and Havis. There are also computer specific cradles and docking stations available for many computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van or boat, we have the mounting system you need.

Visit the Group Mobile Vehicle Mount Store to find a mount to fit your vehicle, or fill out the Vehicle Mount Questionnaire and we will contact you with a custom solution to meet your needs.

Mobile Computing Holiday Gift Ideas from Group Mobile!

Limited-Time, Special Holiday Shopping Offers from Group Mobile!   

Group Mobile is excited to offer our exclusive holiday shopping specials, just in time to shop for your highly mobile friends and family! The products featured in our specials make ideal gifts for students, business travelers, road warriors, and tablet users! 

Brother PocketJet
Rugged Mobile Printers
Free Vehicle Charger!*
The Brother PocketJet 6 Plus ultra-portable printer is small, lightweight, durable and flexible. It is compatible with most PCs, laptops or palmtops running the Windows operating system. At barely over 10″ long and 1lb. in weight, the PocketJet 6 fits easily into your briefcase, computer bag, or can be quickly mounted in any vehicle or small work area.To learn more, configure, and order a Brother PocketJet 6 mobile printer, visit http://www.groupmobile.com/dept.asp/dept_id=481, or call 866-RUGGED8.

Simply mention this email or enter promo code freecharger when you place an order on our website for a Brother PocketJet Printer and you will receive a FREE Vehicle Charger – A $19 value! 

*Offer good through December 17, 2014

RAM Vehicle Computer Mounts
Free USB Light!*

RAM mounting solutions are flexible and inexpensive. RAM Mounts offer a ball and joint design that allows the user greater flexibility in positioning the laptop along with greater shock absorption. The steel base and custom fit poles provide an easy-to-install solution and come with a lifetime warranty. RAM offers custom fit Vehicle Docking Stations for Panasonic Toughbooks, Getac, and General Dynamics Itronix as well as universal trays that fit any laptop or tablet. With RAM mounting solutions, you have the flexibility of custom mounting configurations to mount your laptop or tablet on a table, cart, pole, or anywhere you need a mobile workstation. To learn more, configure, and order a RAM Mount, visit http://www.groupmobile.com/brand.asp/mf_id=51/RAM+Mounts.html, or call 866-RUGGED8. 

Simply mention this email or enter promo code LIGHT when you place an order on our website for a RAM Vehicle Mounting Solution and you will receive a FREE USB light! 

*Offer good through December 17, 2014


Getac S400

Save $150 off SRP!*

In stock and ready to ship!

The Getac S400 is one of the most durable semi-rugged notebooks on the market. It features Getac’s KryptoShell™ body which allows the S400 to withstand temperature extremes, shock, vibration, and drops from up to 2.5 feet. It features a 14 inch widescreen, sunlight-readable display, a water-resistant keyboard, and a Super Multi DVD drive. Connectivity features of the rugged S400 include 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN, and Bluetooth. 


To learn more and order a Getac S400, visit http://www.groupmobile.com/product.asp/sku=7496, or call 866-RUGGED8.


*Offer good while supplies last


fliTablet Tablet Stand
Save $10!


The fliTablet™ hands-free tablet floor stand securely holds the most popular, lightweight tablet computers, including the original iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, Kindle Fire, Nook, Galaxy, Nexus, and many other lightweight tablet computers. The fliTablet stand allows you to tilt and swivel your tablet, as well rotate it a full 360° to view your tablet in both portrait and landscape modes. The fliTablet floor stand is lightweight and easily portable. You can use the fliTablet while working at your desk, lounging on your sofa, or lying in bed. It also makes an incredible music stand! Learn more about the fliTablet hands-free tablet floor stand…


Rugged Mobile Computing Accessories Offered at Group Mobile!

Group Mobile offers a variety of rugged mobile computing accessories including printers, scanners, computer mounts, and tablet stands to help improve worker productivity and efficiency on the go!


In-Vehicle Computer Mounts

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of in-vehicle computer mounting options. We carry the top brands, including Gamber-JohnsonRAM Mounts, and Havis. There are also computer-specific cradles and docking stations available for many rugged computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication, with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. 

Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van, or boat, Group Mobile has the mounting system you need. Visit the Group Mobile Vehicle Mount Store to find a mount to fit your vehicle, or fill out the Vehicle Computer Mount Questionnaire and one of our vehicle mount specialist will help you select a vehicle mounting system to fit you exact requirements.

Rugged Mobile Printers and Scanners

Mobile printers and scanners are great rugged mobile computing accessories. They are extremely portable and can be mounted in a vehicles or carried in a small bag. 


One of Group Mobile’s most popular printer is the Brother PocketJet 6 Portable Printer which is designed to be lightweight, durable, and flexible. With print speeds up to 6ppm, fast throughput, and high quality prints, you’ll always be prepared to print on the go. It is compatible with most PCs, laptops or palmtops running the Windows operating system. At barely over 10″ long and 1lb. in weight, the PocketJet 6 fits easily into your briefcase, computer bag, or can be quickly mounted in any vehicle or small work area. Learn more about the Brother PocketJet 6…

Group Mobile carries several different brands and models of printers and scanners. To view our entire selection and learn more about the rugged mobile printers and scanners Group Mobile offers, visit www.groupmobile.com/dept.asp/dept_id=49

Tablet Stands and Accessories
Save $10 on the fliTablet Hands-Free Tablet Floor Stand!*

Group Mobile is offering a $10 discount on each fliTablet you order so stock up today! Simply mention this blog oenter promo code flitablet10 when you place an order on our website. Discount will be taken when order is processed. To order, visit www.fliTablet.com. Offer ends July 30, 2014. 

The fliTablet™ hands-free tablet floor stand securely holds the most popular, lightweight tablet computers, including the original iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, Kindle Fire, Nook, Galaxy, Nexus, and many other lightweight tablet computers.  The heavy base on the fliTablet ensures stability. The adjustable tablet holder secures your computer in place without scratching or damaging it. The fliTablet stand allows you to tilt and swivel your tablet, as well rotate it a full 360° to view your tablet in both portrait and landscape modes. The fliTablet floor stand is lightweight and easily portable. You can use the fliTablet while working at your desk, lounging on your sofa, or lying in bed. It also makes an incredible music stand!

*Offer ends August 31, 2014. 

To shop for accessories for your Applie iPhone and iPad products, as well as other commercial tablet accessories, visit www.groupmobile.com/dept.asp/dept_id=443.