WWDC 2014: What to Expect from Apple

AT&T is launching VoLTE this month which means it should be ready if Apple adds support in IOS 8 and the iPhone 6.

Next week, Apple kicks off its annual developer conference where the company is expected to show off not only iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad but also its new OS X 10.10 update for Mac. With WWDC 2014 just over the horizon, it’s time to take a look at what to expect from one of […]

iOS 8 Launch Date Confirmed, Retina MacBook Air Release Rumored

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The iOS 8 launch date was confirmed today by Apple and it would appear that iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 might be joined on stage at WWDC by brand new Apple hardware, rumored to be the new Retina MacBook Air. Weeks ago, Apple announced that it would be hosting WWDC 2014 Moscone Center starting […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Air

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A new MacBook Air isn’t all that cheap. Even while Apple lowered the price of the MacBook Air to just $899 for the entry-level model, that still might not be anywhere close to your budget. It’s the first step that the company is taking to have cheaper entry-level MacBooks available for purchase, so it’s certainly a start. Until […]

Best Ways to Charge a MacBook: 5 Tips & Tricks

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You may know of some different tips and tricks on how to get the best battery life out of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, but what about keeping the battery itself healthy and lasting a long time? Batteries don’t last forever, and their quality degrades over time, to the point where it may even […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Pro

How to buy a cheap MacBook Pro

A new MacBook Pro isn’t all that cheap. One of the new Retina-equipped models will cost you at least $1,300, and that’s just for the entry-level model. However, you don’t necessarily need to buy new, as a used model can be much less expensive and still perform admirably depending on the tasks you plan to […]

MacBook Air Price Proves That the Apple Tax Is Disappearing

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Apple updated its MacBook Air lineup with faster processors and a $100 price cut across the board. It’s nothing to write home about, but the price cut is something rather special for Apple. The MacBook Air now starts at $899 for the 11-inch model, which is the cheapest price that a new MacBook has ever […]

New MacBook Air Release Date Rumored for Tomorrow

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Apple is planning to release new MacBook Airs tomorrow, according to the latest rumor. This report lines up perfectly with a rumor that we heard last week from a different source saying that new MacBook Airs would arrive “next week.” 9to5Mac reports that multiple sources are saying that Apple will refresh its lineup of MacBook […]

MacBook Pro & MacBook Air: Buy or Wait?

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A question that everyone seems to have about every Apple product is whether or not they should buy something now, or wait until there’s a hardware refresh. It’s a very common question, but one that definitely deserves an answer, especially since Apple is notorious for updating its product line every single year (or a couple […]

MacBook Pro Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The latest MacBook Pro with Retina display has officially been out on the market for six months, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been using the 13-inch model every day since the refresh back in October and we initially reviewed it late last year. It’s certainly one of the best […]

Best Apple Refurbished Deals

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Apple refurbished hardware is some of the best around, with practically brand-new MacBooks, iMacs and iPads available to purchase at a discounted price up to several hundreds of dollars off. If you’re in the market for a new Apple product, whether it’d be a tablet or a computer, here are some of the deals that […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]

5 Best Mac Backup Options

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Backing up all of the files on your computer is one of the most important things you should do when it comes to computer maintenance. Here are five backup options for Mac that you should take advantage of. There are different kinds of backup methods that you can use. Perhaps one of the easiest options […]

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

Back in October, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boast nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to 7 hours of the previous generation. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require less power. However, while nine hours for the […]

How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

Refurbished Macs: The Only Way to Buy

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There are always pros and cons when buying used electronics. You usually save a ton of money, but it’s at the expense of functionality or looks. There might be a dent in the case or just some general wear and tear, but you can buy it at a discount compared to the price tag of […]

How to Stop Hackers From Playing Peek-a-Boo With MacBook Webcams

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In a startling discovery, it appears that the webcams on Apple’s iMac desktops and MacBook laptops could be remotely activated without the knowledge of the user. To assuage privacy concerns, many notebook manufacturers–including Apple–place a recording indicator light next to the camera lens to alert users that the webcam is activated. However, despite these efforts, […]

Apple Holiday Shipping Deadlines Arrive for iPhone & iPad Buyers

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Holiday shoppers looking to buy an iPhone, iPad, iMac or a new MacBook Pro for a loved one this holiday season will want to take note of Apple’s holiday shipping deadlines which have arrived today, deadlines that buyers will need to hit if they want their device to arrive by December 25th, a day that […]

$8 Solution to Broken MacBook Chargers is Brilliant

Protect your MacBook Pro power cable with this $8 accessory.

The Macbook Pro Retina and MacBook Air are machined and designed to last, but the MagSafe and MagSafe 2 Macbook chargers that come with them are prone to breaking after months of use. Most often this break comes where the smaller cord connects to the charging block, as it cannot stand up to the abuse […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013)

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The new MacBook Pro Retina is finally here with the latest Intel 4th generation processors, new graphics options and longer battery life. Apple also cut the prices of the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina and the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina by $200 and changed around the configurations enough that MacBook Pro buyers need to do their […]

How to Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

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The OS X Mavericks release is here and best of all it’s a free upgrade that users can download today from the Mac App Store for a fast and easy installation. In this guide we will show you how to install OS X Mavericks even if you aren’t familiar with upgrading your own computer. If […]