iPhone 6 Rumor Details Jump to 1704 x 960 Retina Display

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The iPhone 6 is rumored to come with a larger display than the iPhone 5s — two larger screen sizes, in fact; 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones are rumored to be making an appearance later this year. The resolution of these rumored devices are unclear at this point, but 9to5Mac reports that the iPhone 6 will […]

iPhone 6 Release Date Rumored for September, August Unlikely

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Apple may be preparing to launch the iPhone 6 in September after all, thanks to German website iFun, which says that Apple Store retail employees in Germany are being asked not to take any vacation time starting in mid-September, which seems like a wonderful time to launch a new iPhone. This seems to counter the […]

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

Counterfeit iPad charger or the real thing?

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 […]

iPhone Flash Drives Now Exist, but They’re Pricey

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Since the introduction of microUSB flash drives at CES earlier this year, we’ve been wondering when we would see a similar product arrive for the iPhone and iPad. However, that day has finally arrived. Hyper, the makers behind those robust MacBook battery packs that we love so much, have come up with a Lightning flash […]

iOS 8 for iPhone 4 Unlikely

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Apple’s tradition of dropping support for older devices and discontinuing iOS updates will most likely continue on with the release of iOS 8. Apple recently discontinued selling the iPhone 4 in several countries, including India and Brazil. Of course, it was discontinued in the US once the iPhone 5s was launched, but was kept on […]

Apple Offers Sweet iPhone 5s Upgrade Deal

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Apple is diving deep into the iPhone trade-in market with a trade-in program of its own. On Friday, the company began offering trade-in deals for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, giving customers up to $99 and $199, respectively, for their old devices. Unfortunately, you have to use that cash to upgrade to a newer […]

How to FaceTime Video Chat Like a Pro

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Video chatting used to be a novelty activity on the computer, but now it’s more ubiquitous than ever. Distant friends and families use video chatting to intimately communicate, and businesses even take advantage of it for teleconferencing, perhaps to connect multiple branches that are located around the world. Skype has been the dominating service for […]

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 […]

Cheapest iPhone 5s Plans Compared: Spring 2014 Edition

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The iPhone 5s has been out for over six months now, and despite it being Apple’s latest flagship device, you can usually find some good deals on the device itself. However, on top of the subsidized cost of the phone, plus your monthly service charges, owning an iPhone can get pretty expensive, but it doesn’t […]

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 […]

How to Back Up Your iPhone Using iCloud

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Backing up your computer and other devices is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. It can save you from certain disaster if you’re iPhone ever dies or you accidentally drop and break it. If you don’t have any of the data on it backed up, you’re at risk of losing it […]

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, […]

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 […]

Google Maps Update Delivers New Features, Apple Waits for iOS 8

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Google Maps for iOS and Android has been updated today with several new features and improvements that give a generous boost to the app’s turn-by-turn navigation capabilities. The biggest feature is perhaps the addition of lane guidance, which tells drivers what lane they need to be in when it comes to merging with traffic or […]

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 […]

Why You Shouldn’t Touch Your iPhone in the Morning

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Getting ready for work in the morning is something that many people try to streamline so that it doesn’t take as long to get ready (allowing them to sleep in longer or take more time to relax before work). However, a majority of people use their iPhones or Android devices in the morning before work, which might […]