CES 2014: The Year of Wearables Already Wearing Thin

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CES 2014 is over. The GBM Team that was on the ground looked pretty exhausted in a photo that was posted on Convo, our internal communication service. I’m sure all of those who went to Las Vegas to cover the big show were equally wrung out. Having been there before I can tell you it […]

Best of CES 2014: The Best New Tech of the Year

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The Gotta Be Mobile team presents our top picks from CES 2014. There are hundreds of quality devices and accessories here in Las Vegas, but there are only a handful that stand above the rest. Those are the devices that have received one of our Best of CES awards. Over the course of a week, […]

Lumo Lift: CES 2014′s Biggest Wearable Tech Surprise

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The Lumo Lift is a wearable device that tracks physical activity and helps improve posture. There are countless wearable gadgets at CES 2014, but the Lumo Lift simply is the only one that has the power to help alleviate completely avoidable back pain. The Lumo Lift is a tiny gadget that is held in place […]

Acer’s New Android Tablet Looks Like an iPad mini but Costs Much Less

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At CES, Acer showed off its brand new tablet lineup that includes a refreshed version of its A1 series in the Iconia A1-830. The name isn’t glamorous but the tablet makes for it with a cheap price tag, some solid specifications and a design that looks a whole lot like Apple’s current 7.9-inch iPad, the […]

Lenovo Vibe Z Hands-On: Aiming for the Galaxy Note 3

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To kick off the new year Lenovo announced a collection of new smartphones including the company’s first 4G LTE, the slim and sleek Galaxy Note 3 competing Lenovo Vibe Z. Taking direct aim at Samsung’s latest popular Note smartphones, the Vibe Z offers a large 5.55-inch 1080p display and tosses out the S-Pen in favor […]

Parrot MiniDrone Gets Cheaper and Kid Friendly at CES

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A few years ago Parrot announced its first AR Drone controlled by the iPhone at CES, but this year they’re showing just how far the technology has come. Showing off two new smartphone controlled robots that are set to hit shelves later this year. Remote or smartphone controlled drones (mini robots) are always fun, but […]

FCC Has Eyes on AT&T Sponsored Data

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When we posted about AT&T’s CES 2014 announcement regarding its Sponsored Data plans we mentioned that the Net Neutrality advocates would probably be raising a few eyebrows. As it turns out the Net Neutrality advocates aren’t the only ones keeping a sharp eye and a keen focus on AT&T’s Sponsored Data efforts. At CES 2014 FCC […]

Yellow Jacket Stun Gun Case Available Soon for the iPhone 5

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It’s shocking how fast iPhone accessories and cases seem to multiply like rabbits. There’s always a new case that allows you to personalize your phone and some add functionality to that little computer in your pocket. We’ve written about the Yellow Jacket Stun Gun case before when it first debuted for the iPhone 4. For […]

Lepow Smart Pack: A Beautiful Customizable Bag For Your Commute

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The Lepow ADD Powerbank wasn’t the only Lepow product that caught our eye at CES 2014. The Hong Kong-based company also showed us a sleek bag, dubbed the Smart Pack, that doubles as a backpack and a messenger bag and has built-in capabilities that will appeal to geeks who are constantly on-the-go. Most of Lepow’s […]

7 Exciting Car Tech Announcements From CES 2014

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The 2014 International CES is well underway, and we are on the floor providing wall-to-wall coverage. In addition to news from Intel, Lenovo, and more, there is plenty of automotive news as well on the convention floor. The Ford Motor Company has long viewed themselves as a technology company, and now almost all the main […]

The iPhone Controlled Air Conditioner from Haier

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One of the themes of CES 2014 and the industry in general is The Internet of Things. Things that can be controlled via the Internet using mobile devices and sensors. We all want these things, or so we’re told. The idea is to be able to control appliances and other things remotely or have them […]

CES 2014 Looks For The New While Industry Expects Decline in Sales

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The party in Las Vegas at CES 2014 continues with everyone and their mother touting some sort of new wearable device, curvier TVs and smartphones, and other new gadgets and services that everyone hopes will catch consumers attention between now and the next polar vortex holiday shopping season. The hype machines and the parties are in […]

Lepow ADD Powerbank Brings Expandable Power to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

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iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S4 owners looking for ways to increase their battery life on-the-go will want to take a look at the ADD Powerbank from Lepow, a power bank that offers two 4500 mAh battery packs that can be attached together for easy use. One of the biggest complaints we here about from […]

Geonaute Launches 360° Action Camera Capable of 2k Video

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Action or sports cameras are a popular device in today’s digital age, but offering something different than GoPro and many other household names is hard to come by. Something we saw last year at CES, the Geonaute 360° Action Camera, is finally ready for prime-time. At the Consumer Electronics Show here in 2014 Geonaute is […]

Mophie Space Pack adds Extra Storage along with Battery Life

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Mophie is a name that many users look to for extending battery life on their mobile devices. Mophie’s battery and battery case combinations can, with some offerings, double your battery life on a busy day. I know quite a few users who don’t even think of another case option, and in fact, I have been […]

What’s In My CES 2014 Gear Bag: Travis Pope

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Each year thousands of gadget hungry users and the press that supply them with information flock to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. With this army of reporters and gadget lovers comes an absolutely ridiculous amount of tech so that they can write about the latest new smartphone accessories and more. These folks are […]

The Shirt that Powers Google Glass

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Google Glass is one of my favorite mobile devices, but its short battery life limits how many Glass Explorers use their fancy wearable gadgets. A shirt made by SCOTTEVEST helps solve this problem by concealing a portable battery that can keep Glass powered for a full day. Like with other gadgets that have sub-par battery […]

ASUS PadFone X Combo Heads to AT&T

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The ASUS PadFone X has finally arrived in the US, coming exclusively to AT&T after all previous versions managed to avoid the US market. After multiple similar devices over the past few years, ASUS and AT&T are finally bringing this transforming device to the states. Whether it will be a success or not remains to […]

Asus Takes Wraps Off of PadFone Mini

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Of all the mobile gadget makers, Asus reminds me of the toys of my youth such as Erector sets. Asus has an affinity for creating hybrid devices with components that snap in and out of each other. The Transformer series of laptops and notebooks obviously plays on this transforming toy theme with the name Transformer, […]

Michael Bay Transforms Into a Bumbling Idiot Without a Script at CES

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During Samsung‘s Press Conference at CES 2014 the company invited a few high profile names to take the stage, including the popular action filmmaker Michael Bay to talk about TVs, only it didn’t go as planned. Michael Bay was live on stage to talk about a new curved UHD TV, but after a few moments […]