iOS 7 on iPhone 5 Review

Last month, Apple released iOS 7, its brand new operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and one that ushered in a new era for iOS updates. With its new features and new look, iOS 7 represents a massive change to Apple’s mobile software and here, we take a look at how those changes […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems on iOS 7

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iPhone users on iOS 7 have been experiencing issues with Apple’s iMessage service wherein the iPhone is unable to send iMessages. Instead, users have had to rely on sending text messages, something that can prove costly to those that don’t have unlimited text. Fortunately there is a way to put an end to the madness […]

iOS 7 iMessage Problems Plague iPhone Users, But There’s a Fix

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iPhone owners have been experiencing iOS 7 iMessage problems after installing the new update and after upgrading to iOS 7.0.2, the most current version of iOS. Fortunately, there appears to be a simple fix for those are suffering from iMessage issues within Apple’s new iOS 7 update for the iPhone. Over the course of the […]

iOS 7.0.3 Update Release Tipped as Imminent

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Rumor has it, the iOS 7.0.3 release date is at hand with whispers suggesting that the software will be heading out to device owners sometime next week ahead of the rumored arrival of the iPad mini 2, iPad 5 and quite possibly, iOS 7.1, an update that may roll out with Apple’s new iPad lineup. […]

iOS 7.0.2 Problems Frustrate iPhone & iPad Users

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Last week, Apple rolled out an iOS 7.0.2 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update was aimed at fixing a lock screen flaw that allowed nefarious users to view things like photos in the camera roll. Unfortunately, it now appears as though the update has a lock screen issue of its own which […]

iOS 7 Problems Plaguing iPhone & iPad Users

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While only one major iOS 7 bug has been discovered thus far, a bug that prompted Apple to quickly push out an iOS 7.0.2 update, there are a host of minor issues that iPhone and iPad owners using iOS 7 are complaining about including issues with battery life, Wi-Fi connectivity, their Bluetooth connection and more. […]

iOS 7.0.2 on iPhone 5 Review: Impressions & Performance

There is hope the Verizon iPhone 5S will support talk and surf at the same time, but it's not clear if Apple can deliver.

Earlier today, Apple rolled out a small but important update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners in the form of a iOS 7.0.2 update. The update comes just a few days after the initial release of the greater iOS 7 update and here, we take a look at how well the new update performs […]

Best iPhone 5s Accessories

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The new iPhone 5s accessories are already available from Apple and many third-parties offering ways to protect the iPhone 5s, do more with it, use it easier in a car or while in the cold and to keep it charged up while on the go. This year in addition to a new iPhone 5s case, […]

9 iOS 7 Tips for iPhone & iPad Users

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In June, Apple promised to deliver the iOS 7 update to iPhone and iPad users in the fall. In September, Apple kept its word by announcing a September 18th iOS 7 release date for owners of its older devices. Last week, the update rolled out to owners of its mobile devices around the world, replacing […]

How One Wireless Warrior Makes Phone Calls Without Paying a Carrier

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For the record, Pablo Defendini called in for this interview from the West Coast, and chatted with GottaBeMobile for half an hour from his 917 phone number. That might not sound like such earth-shattering stuff, until you look at how much — make that how little — he’s spent on phone service over the second […]

This $3,000 Gold iPhone 5s Outdoes Anything Apple Will Sell You

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Though Apple will sell you an iPhone 5s starting today for an entry price of $650, Apple’s gold-hued iPhone is just that–a color. For those who want a little bit more of a premium experience with Apple’s best flagship smartphone to date, London’s GoldenGenie is delivering a plated iPhone 5s in real precious metal. For […]

25 iOS 7 Tips, Tricks and Hidden Features

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This is the ultimate list of iOS 7.1 and iOS 7 tips, tricks and hidden features. Check out a collection of the best iOS 7 tricks to get more out of your iPhone and iPad as well as some iOS 7 hidden features that will help you get more for the money you already spent. […]

Lightning Cable Not Working? iOS 7 May Be Blocking It

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Users upgrading to iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, could be in for more than just a new interface. According to early reports Apple is using the release to disable some third-party Lightning cables. The third-party Lightning cables in question, according to 9to5Mac, have stopped working because they were never actually […]

iFixit: iPhone 5S, 5C might last two years before battery quits

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As the head honcho of iFixit, Kyle Wiens loves liberating mobile users from the shackles that bind them, showing everyone how to repair and rehab their high-tech gadgets. By the end of this week he expects to have a full report on the new iPhone 5C and 5S, and while he doesn’t rule out some […]

iOS 7 Release Day Roundup: Issues, Guides, Tips & More

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Apple’s iOS 7 might have been formally announced that this year’s World Wide Developer Conference, but today marks the first time uses without early access can download the next edition of Apple’s mobile operating on their iPhone and iPads. Since the software arrived at 1 p.m. GottaBeMobile has monitored the situation, delivering the latest How To’s, […]

iOS 7 on iPhone 5: First Impressions and Performance

In June, Apple announced that it would be delivering a new iOS update to iPhone and iPad owners this fall, an update that it called iOS 7. iOS 7, unlike past software updates, would deliver a brand new user interface, vastly different than one found in iOS 6, while also delivering the usual feature upgrades […]

iOS 7 Error 9006 Plagues Users in iTunes

This error popped up first when trying to install iOS 7 through iTunes.

iPhone and iPad users trying to update to iOS 7 Over-the-Air are running into Software Update Failed errors, errors that prevent the iOS 7 install from being completed. Those looking for a remedy through an iTunes install won’t find it either as iOS 7 installation errors have hit iTunes as well as a 9006 error […]

New iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s Ads Focus on Color

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Apple has released a pair of new television ads, one for its iPhone 5c and a second for the flagship iPhone 5s smartphones that were announced this month. The iPhone 5c is a device that replaces the unibody aluminum construction of the flagship iPhone 5s in favor of a colorful plastic shell. In its keynote […]

7 iOS 7 Release Date Tips

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Tomorrow, the iOS 7 release date will arrive for millions of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners across the globe. Many owners plan on upgrading to Apple’s brand new software on day one and for those that are thinking about installing the software tomorrow, we have a few tips that may help the process go […]

16 GB iPhone 5s v. 32 GB iPhone 5c: $199 iPhone Battle Royal

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For $199 this year, Apple iOS consumers can choose either the flagship iPhone 5s with all the bells and whistles but with only 16 GB of on-board, non-expandable storage or a mid-range iPhone 5c with double the storage. Both devices will run the latest iOS 7 operating system from Apple and both will connect to […]