iOS 8.1 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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Today, as promised, Apple has released the iOS 8.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With the iOS 8.1 release date finally here, we want to take a look at how the iOS 8.1 update is performing on the iPhone 5. This is our early iOS 8.1 review on iPhone 5. In late September, […]

iOS 8.1 on iPhone 6 Plus: Impressions & Performance

After upgrading to iOS 8.1 apps run well on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Apple finally delivered a fix to big iOS 8 problems on the iPhone 6 Plus with the iOS 8.1 release. This new software update brings the camera roll back to the iPhone 6 Plus, fixers many landscape issues on the new iPhone and unlocks support for Apple Pay. With the iOS 8.1 release here, we […]

iOS 8.1 on iPhone 6: Impressions & Performance

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Today, after a short stint in the beta process, Apple has released the iOS 8.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With an iOS 8.1 release here, we want to take a look at how the iOS 8.1 update is performing on the iPhone 6. This is our early iOS 8.1 review on iPhone […]

Dell Venue 7 with Android Review

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The Dell Venue 7 Android tablet sounds like a good idea on paper, but a nice piece of hardware with a good price for a 7-inch Android tablet gets hampered by sluggish performance, even after a much-needed firmware update that improved things a little. Dell produced a winner with the Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows tablet, so […]

5 Awesome Apple iPhone 6 Plus Photography Accessories

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The Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera upgrade introduced an improved camera with optical image stabilization and focus pixels, a technology that promises faster auto-focusing. We talked about how the phone can potentially replace a point-and-shoot cameras. The Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera works exceptionally well with nothing more than the phone and a good subject. However, these […]

Why the iPad Air 2 is the First iPad I Won’t Buy

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Apple announced the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 at their press event on Thursday with a few new features, but not enough for some long time fans of the iPad to fork over at least $499 for an iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi only model. For the first time since 2010, the iPad […]

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Review

Controls on the ear cups make it easy to change volume or track.

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro bluetooth headphones are an outstanding alternative to Bose and Beats headphones with wonderful sound, active noise canceling and 24 hour battery life at $249. After spending a month with the Plantronics BackBeat Pro review unit it’s clearly a better value than Bose and Beat can offer. The BackBeat Pro price is part of […]

Android 5.0 on Nexus 5: First Impressions and Performance

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Earlier this week Google announced and fully revealed the new Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for Android to replace the aging Android 4.4 KitKat which debuted in November of 2013. The first device to run Google’s new OS is the Nexus 9 which will be released on November 3rd, but today a developer preview of […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad mini Retina Review: Two Weeks Later

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In September, Apple released an iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone and iPad that was aimed at eliminating several initial iOS 8 problems. And while it did tackle some bugs, the update also delivered some problems of its own. With that in mind, we want to offer an updated iOS 8.0.2 on iPad mini Retina review, […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad Air Review: Two Weeks Later

The iPad Air 2014 release could come ahead of Apple's previous timing.

In late September, Apple released an iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone and iPad that was supposed to eliminate several iOS 8 problems. And while it did tackle some, the update also delivered some problems of its own. With that in mind, we want to offer an updated iOS 8.0.2 on iPad Air review, a review […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released an iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone and iPad that was supposed to alleviate pesky iOS 8 problems. With that in mind and two weeks of use under our belts, we want to offer an updated iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 review, a review that will help you decide if iOS […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 6 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Just about two weeks ago, Apple released its iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone and iPad to alleviate iOS 8 problems. With two weeks of use under our belt, we want to offer an updated iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 6 review, a review that will help you decide if iOS 8.0.2 is worth installing ahead of […]

Moto 360 Review

Here's why the Moto 360 is worth buying.

The Moto 360 is the best smart watch I’ve ever used. While not the perfect gadget, it delivers the best overall wearable experience yet. This Moto 360 review will look at what the device does well and where it needs some work. “What does the Moto 360 do?” and “Is the Moto 360 worth buying?” […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad 3 Review

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This iOS 8.0.2 review on the iPad 3 looks at how the new software performs on this older iPad. Although not as old as the iPad 2, there are some issues with iOS 8 on the iPad 3 that users need to know before upgrading. After spending a week using the iPad 3 on iOS […]

iOS 8.0.2 Review: Is It Worth Installing?

Learn how iOS 8.0.2 performs on the iPhone 6 Plus and what bugs remain.

Nearly two weeks have passed since Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an update that naturally is called iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week and a half, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone and iPad and today, we want to help you answer that ever so important question: Is iOS […]

Dell Venue 8 Review [Update]

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Whether you like them or not, tablets – more specifically, cheap tablets running Google’s Android operating system – have come to define the mobile computing space. Sure, many users need the comfort, power and versatility that only full-size laptops can provide, but the focus now is on a new class of user who doesn’t care […]

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Ads: How Accurate Are They?

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Microsoft took a page from Apple’s popular Mac v. PC ad campaign with Jonathan Hodgman and Justin Long. You know the ads: the two stand in front of a white background and Justin Long represents the Mac as he sympathetically pokes fun at Hodgman as the woefully inadequate PC. This time Microsoft compares the Microsoft Surface Pro […]

Speck CandyShell iPhone 6 Review

Read our Speck CandyShell iPhone 6 case review to see if this case is worth buying.

The Speck CandyShell iPhone 6 case delivers dual layers protection without all the bulk that many cases add to the thin iPhone 6 design. Apple’s iPhone 6 features more metal and more curves, which make the new iPhone slippery. Even Gotta Be Mobile team members who don’t typically use a case are looking for a great […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5s Review

Important details to know about the iPhone 5s iOS 8.0.2 update.

The iOS 8.0.2 update runs best on the iPhone 5s out of all a wide array of Apple devices, which is a surprise and good news for owners looking for the latest version of iOS on the year-old iPhone. I spent the past week using iOS 8.0.2 on the iPhone 5s before I ship it […]

Can an iPhone 6 Plus Replace Your iPad mini with Retina?

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People seem to love the new iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad mini with Retina Display, but with the larger size of the new iPhone, should Apple customers carry both? The new iPhone 6 Plus comes with a huge 5.5-inch screen and a beautiful aluminum design. Many early comparisons say it looks and feels a […]