RadioShack Corporation

Gearbox: Hold the phone tightly

Gearbox: Hold the phone tightly

Name: Clingo Universal Hands-Free Mount

What it is: This gadget is like having a third hand to hold your smartphone while you're driving, securing any phone or mobile device to a car's dashboard or windshield. Clingo's sticky green gel surface grips your device without leaving residue when you peel it off and exit your car. (Note: Allsop, Clingo's manufacturer, says that some extremely textured, leather or silicone-based cases may not stick well.)

The good: I love the way the Clingo mount pivots so I can spot a new email at a long stoplight (pull over to read it, please) or easily make a hands-free call. When the "stick to it" green pad gets...