iPad Air vs iPad Mini: Which One Should You Buy?

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Choosing the right size laptop, the right size smartphone, and even the right size tablet can turn into quite the ordeal. It’s important to wisely choose the best product for you, especially when you’ll be spending at least a few hundred dollars on the purchase. If you’re in the market for an iPad, that’s great […]

New iPhone 6 Photos & Videos Show Off Latest Rumors

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New videos of the alleged iPhone 6 show off the potential size of Apple’s next iPhone and also offer a glimpse at what the iPhone 6 could look like next to the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s and Apple’s current iPads, the iPad mini with Retina Display and the iPad Air. iPhone 6 rumors […]

MLB Perfect Inning on iPad Has Nothing on MLB 14 The Show

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Baseball video games are making quite a comeback in 2014. Despite the exit that the MLB 2K series took last year, several gaming studios are trying to take its place with a baseball game of their own, with RBI Baseball 14 being the most popular option for Xbox currently. RBI Baseball 14 is also available […]

Cheap iPad Chargers: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Buy One

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Apple’s iPad charger is a bit pricey at $20, but with that price comes quality, as engineer Ken Shirriff has discovered when he tore open a genuine Apple-branded iPad charger and a cheap, counterfeit iPad charger. Shirriff (who also tore down the iPhone charger awhile back) discovered that not only is the cheaper charger lesser quality, […]

iOS 8 Rumors Point to Split-Screen Multitasking on iPad

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True multitasking may be coming to the iPad when iOS 8 officially releases in the form of Microsoft Surface-like split-screening, where users can snap two apps side-by-side and use them at the same time. 9to5Mac reports that “sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development” have said that iOS 8 will come with a split-screen multitasking […]

How to Get the Google Play Music iPad App Early

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Many iOS apps are universal, meaning that one app works on both iPhone and iPad by sharing some aspects of the code, but also have unique lines of code that allow the app to recognize whether its being used on an iPhone or iPad. The Google Play Music app is one example, but the iPad […]

iPad Mini Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The second-generation iPad mini has been on the market for six months now, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been playing around with the new slate since its launch back in November. With a price tag of $399, it’s certainly not the cheapest small form factor tablet on the market, but […]

12 Best iPad Writing Apps and Other Tools

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It was a dark and stormy night… Writers begin with an idea and let their imaginations lead into a journey that with a careful crafting of words eventually tell us a story. It’s a very personal process for what in the end most hope will turn into a very public presentation.  Every writer is different […]

5 Disappointing iPad Air Cases To Avoid

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The iPad Air makes a great mobile tablet and we even use it as a laptop replacement occasionally, but the case makes or breaks the experience. We’ve shared some hits over the last few months, but here’s our list of 5 disappointing iPad Air cases you should never buy due to their high cost, poor […]

How to Set Up FaceTime on iPhone, iPad and Mac

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FaceTime is Apple’s popular video chatting service that allows iPhone, iPad and Mac users to chat with each other over video. It’s a cross-platform service as well, so you can easily FaceTime with someone on your iPhone while they’re using an iPad or a Mac. It’s a really simple app to use, but setting it […]

How to Buy a Cheap iPad

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The iPad has come a long way from being a slightly-expensive device to a very-affordable tablet, and that’s mostly thanks to the cut-throat competition that we’ve seen from Android tablets over the last couple of years. The iPad mini was Apple’s first step into the cheaper tablet market. Granted, it debuted at $329, which was […]

Turn Your iPad Into a Desktop with This iOS 7 Cydia Tweak

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You might have dreamed in the past how you wish iOS was more like OS X, bringing a desktop-like experience to the iPad with the ability to have multiple windows open and work on two different apps side-by-side. A new iOS 7 Cydia tweak takes that dream and makes it a reality. It’s aptly called […]

iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Still Possible, but iOS 8 Remains the Focus

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Apple released iOS 7.1 back in early March, which brought new features and performance improvements, but also officially ended the reign of the iOS 7 jailbreak, since Apple patched up the exploits used by the Evad3rs development team. Since then, we have yet to see a jailbreak that’s compatible with iOS 7.1 and higher. Currently, […]

Watch Dogs Release Includes iPhone, iPad & Android Gaming (Videos)

Use the Watch Dogs app on the iPhone, iPad or Android tablets to play Watch Dogs from anywhere.

The Watch Dogs release this month includes an app that lets gamers keep playing on the iPhone, iPad or Android. Ubisoft announced the mobile app last year, and now we are getting  closer look at how the Watch Dogs game plays on a tablet in two new videos showing off how you can play on […]

iPad for School: Is it Truly the Best Option?

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The school year is beginning to wind down, with students graduating and moving on to bigger and better things. For some students, this means graduating high school and moving on to college in the fall. Despite the school year being almost over, it’s never too late for a student to think about their first semester […]

iOS 7.1.1 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released iOS 7.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad. The update followed the release of iOS 7.1 and delivered bug fixes to owners of Apple’s mobile products running iOS 7. With iOS 7.1.1 problems emerging, we want to take another close look at how Apple’s latest iOS update is performing on the […]

iOS 8: 7 Things iPhone & iPad Users Can Expect

Apple could use a new purchase to deliver a better Siri in iOS 8 this year.

In less than a month, Apple is expected to take the stage at WWDC 2014 and debut new OS X 10.10 software for Mac users and an iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad owners. With only weeks to go before launch, we want to take a look at what iPhone and iPad owners should […]

iOS 8 & iPhone 6 Rumors: New Details Emerge in Huge Leak

A 5.5-inch iPhone 6 release faces challenges that could force a delay between a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch model.

iPhone 6 and iOS 8 rumors continue to heat up ahead of Apple’s WWDC conference in June and today, new iOS 8 and iPhone 6 details have emerged thanks to a huge leak. As we head deeper into the year and further away from the release of the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iOS 7, […]

iOS 7.1.1 on iPad 3: Performance & Impressions

Learn about the iOS 7.1.1 performance on the iPad 3.

The iOS 7.1.1 update for the iPad 3 arrived last week, offering small bug fixes for iPad and iPhone users.This free update does not add any major features or bug fixes for this older iPad, but it does include an important security update for iPad owners. Overall this is a good update, but some users […]