iOS 7.1 on iPhone & iPad Review: Two Months Later

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Two months ago, Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone and iPad. And for those two months, we’ve used iOS 7.1 every single day of the week. With the iOS 8 launch fast approaching and attention shifting away from iOS 7, we want to take an updated look at how iOS 7.1 for iPhone and iPad […]

LG G3 Hands-On & First Impressions

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The brand new LG G3 was finally announced and revealed today packed so full of advanced features that would make most laptop or DSLR camera owners happy, although all those features are actually packed into a 5.5-inch flagship smartphone. Yes, the LG G3 is that advanced. We’re talking about Quad-HD 2k resolution displays and a […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 S View Flip Cover Review (Video)

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 S View Flip Cover is a $50 Galaxy S5 case that adds a front cover with a window, full protection for the back of the device and keeps the water-resistant feature that will help your phone survive a drop into the sink. Unlike a traditional folio case that blocks the screen, the S […]

Spotify Review: What To Know Before Signing Up

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Music is a unique experience, and when provided to users correctly it can be a magical thing. Unlike the iPhone or devices running Google’s Android operating system, music knows no roots in technology. It’s an ancient art form, something humans have produced and admired for hundreds of years. For many users, Spotify, the world’s most […]

3 iPhone Accessories for Amazing Sound This Summer

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If you want to get better iPhone sound this summer here is a collection of three affordable iPhone accessories that will deliver louder, better sound for under $50. In this roundup is a iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s case that amplifies the iPhone speaker without using any battery life and two small and portable Bluetooth […]

MLB Perfect Inning on iPad Has Nothing on MLB 14 The Show

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Baseball video games are making quite a comeback in 2014. Despite the exit that the MLB 2K series took last year, several gaming studios are trying to take its place with a baseball game of their own, with RBI Baseball 14 being the most popular option for Xbox currently. RBI Baseball 14 is also available […]

Belkin QODE Thin Type Keyboard Case for iPad Air Review

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Some still say that the iPad isn’t a device to do “real work” on. Belkin, Logitech, ZAGG, and other external keyboard manufacturers didn’t get that memo because making external keyboards for the iPad has turned into quite an industry. It seems like we see a new one just about every month or so. While they […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review (2014): 4 Reasons it’s Incredible

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The ThinkPad Carbon X1 is an impressive notebook from Lenovo that offers fast battery charging, a keyboard that changes based on what you are doing and is powerful enough to handle the needs of most business users. In addition to these features the Carbon X1 delivers the best notebook keyboard I’ve used and a display […]

Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick: Which One Should I Buy?

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When Google released the Google Chromecast last year and it made a big splash and sold briskly thanks to the low price and simple, but useful functionality. Roku didn’t want to be outdone; it followed with the Roku Streaming Stick to compete with Google’s inexpensive HDMI dongle. How did Roku do? Read our Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick head-to-head to find […]

How to Add Qi-wireless Charging to an HTC One M8

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Qi wireless charging lets a smartphone owner place their phone onto a specially designed charging pad to start charging the phone wirelessly. There’s no need to plug it in thanks to “inductive charging.” Qi-enabled chargers create an electromagnetic field around the phone to send electricity to the phone’s Qi wireless receiver, and that converts that […]

Adobe Voice Review: Story Telling Made Fun and Easy

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Apple wants you to use the iPad to create your verse. Adobe wants you to use your voice to do the telling, along with icons, text, pictures and music. Adobe’s new iPad App called Adobe Voice in many ways is the perfect, easy to learn story telling App that will let you create your verse […]

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 […]

5 Disappointing iPad Air Cases To Avoid

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The iPad Air makes a great mobile tablet and we even use it as a laptop replacement occasionally, but the case makes or breaks the experience. We’ve shared some hits over the last few months, but here’s our list of 5 disappointing iPad Air cases you should never buy due to their high cost, poor […]

BringGo App Review: Cheap Navigation for Chevy Vehicles

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Infotainment systems are becoming more and more intelligent as customers demand more connectivity. Earlier this year both Apple and Google announced that they’d be bringing smartphone integration solutions to new vehicles. Chevrolet already has a solution already on the market with their MyLink system. Called BringGo, the app lets people who do not have navigation […]

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 […]

The Mobile Report Card: Grading The Devices I Use

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Since I started blogging again for GottaBeMobile.com last October I’ve been using a variety of different mobile devices. Some have become mainstays of my mobile computing life. Some I only still have to keep abreast of what is happening with its particular mobile platform. We focus quite a bit on devices and gadgets here on […]

iOS 7.1.1 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released iOS 7.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad. The update followed the release of iOS 7.1 and delivered bug fixes to owners of Apple’s mobile products running iOS 7. With iOS 7.1.1 problems emerging, we want to take another close look at how Apple’s latest iOS update is performing on the […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 Update Review (AT&T)

The Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update is worth installing for most users.

The Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update delivers a smooth and fast user experience with a collection of bug fixes that users will enjoy. After spending a month testing the Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update on AT&T, it is easy to say that this is a worthwhile update that is worth installing. While there […]

Office 365 Review: Is It Worth The Money?

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It wasn’t all that long ago that most users balked at how out of touch Microsoft and its suite of Office productivity applications were. Until a few years ago, how users interacted with these applications and got them hadn’t fundamentally changed to match the mindset well now all share. Essentially, users purchased Office on the […]

HTC One M8 v. HTC One M7 Camera Shootout

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Many people will consider upgrading their older HTC One M7 to the new HTC One M8. We’ve already reviewed the phone and did an overall comparison of the older phone with the newer one, but we wanted to focus on the camera. Smartphone cameras are more important now than ever and they get better with […]