How to Sell Your Old MacBook

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If you finally bit the bullet and upgraded to a newer MacBook, here are a few ways to sell your old MacBook for big bucks. There are multiple ways that you can sell an old MacBook, some of which will get you the best return. However, there are not as many avenues that you can […]

New MacBook Deals Offer Summer Discounts

Apple plans to launch a MacBook Air Retina in late 2014 according to a new report.

New MacBook deals on the Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air offer summer discounts ahead of Apple’s busy fall, rumored to include the release of a new Retina MacBook Air. As we push deeper and deeper into 2014, we’re starting to hear more about Apple’s plans that, according to one Apple executive, represent Apple’s best […]

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Is Your Mac Compatible?

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Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite earlier this week as the next version of OS X and the official successor to OS X Mavericks. Most notably, it comes with an all-new design that takes multiple pages out of iOS 7 and arrives with a wealth of new features. However, can your Mac run it? With […]

Mac OS X Yosemite vs Windows 8.1

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Whether Apple took inspiration from Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows Phone when creating the iOS 8 operating system it’s preparing for the iPhone & iPad will be hotly debated for months to come. The same can’t be said for whether Mac OS X Yosemite takes inspiration from Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system. Apple announced OS […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Pro

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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 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 […]

New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro & iMac Release Windows Rumored

Expect a new MacBook Pro Retina update in 2014, but the details on what it will deliver are still sparse.

An in-depth report outlines new details and potential release dates for a new MacBook Air, a New MacBook Pro Retina 2014 update and a cheaper iMac for the middle of the year. The new MacBook Air Retina and a MacBook Pro Retina update are two of the biggest releases for users looking for a new […]

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 […]

Non-Retina MacBook Pro Reportedly Getting the Boot Later This Year

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Apple only has one non-Retina MacBook Pro model that it sells for those who want to save a bit of money when buying a new laptop, but according to DigiTimes, the Cupertino-based company will be getting rid of it in favor of Retina-equipped MacBook Pros across the board starting at some point during the second […]

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

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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 […]

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 […]

Refurbished Late-2013 13-Inch MacBook Pro Now on Sale

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Following the first time that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro models were added to Apple’s online refurbished store over the weekend, the latest 13-inch models are now up for sale for those that don’t mind buying refurbished, especially since you can grab one for as low as $1,099. The entry-level 13-inch model comes with a […]

Refurbished Late-2013 MacBook Pro Now For Sale in Apple’s Online Store

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After initially releasing back in October, the new Retina-equipped MacBook Pros are now for sale in refurbished form in Apple’s Online Refurbished Store. You can get the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with a Haswell processor starting at $1,699 right now, which comes with a 2.0GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

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People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

Best MacBook Pro Retina Cases and Covers

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When it comes to protecting your investment, especially for those mobile users who carry a brand new MacBook Pro Retina everywhere they go, getting the best and most durable option is ideal. This isn’t a phone you paid $199 for. It’s a $1,299 or more investment, and you’ll want to protect it. The MacBook Pro […]

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, […]

MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: Which One Should You Buy?

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Not too long ago, it was pretty obvious whether or not the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air was the laptop to buy; one was a power user’s dream that carried a lot of speed and performance, and the other was a less powerful, albeit ultra-portable notebook that’s great for road warriors. However, times have […]

Best Tech of 2013

Here's a look at the best tech of 2013.

With a few exceptions, 2013 wasn’t about all-new groundbreaking products and services. Instead we saw a lot of improvements and refinements. Our favorite tech products from 2013 range from affordable phone accessories all the way up to a $1,500 pair of high-tech glasses. We have more Apple products in our list than from any other […]