Can Your Eyes Replace Touch on Mobile?

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Capacitive touch was a disruptive technology on smartphones when the iPhone debuted in 2007 as it didn’t require a stylus and offered a fluid experience without requiring users to apply pressure into the display with their fingernails. Now, companies are looking ahead to not only applying touch to new forms, but also to the eyes […]

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, […]

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 […]

UnCarrier 4.0: T-Mobile Aggressively Begins Poaching Subscribers From Rivals

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T-Mobile had just announced its UnCarrier 4.0 initiative at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that will make it easier for customers from its larger rivals to switch to the magenta-hued network. With UnCarrier 4.0, T-Mobile will be paying customers money in an effort to make it more affordable to switch, though don’t expect […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s in My CES Gear Bag: Craig Lloyd

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Last year was my first CES, and frankly, I brought pretty much anything and everything with me because I wasn’t sure what to expect, but now that I’ve seen the belly of the beast, I’ve fine-tuned and optimized my gear bag and only brought stuff that I would absolutely use, instead of just a bunch […]

Lenovo Y50 & Y40 Gaming Laptops Announced

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Gamers looking for powerful, affordable notebooks to suit their many needs will soon have two more options in the 15-inch Lenovo Y50 which will join the equally powerful 14-inch Lenovo Y40. Just a few years ago, high-performance gaming laptops would cost consumers thousands of dollars. Now, those looking to get the most out of their […]

ASUS Teases Three New Smartphones for 2014

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The company behind the extremely popular Google Nexus 7 tablet, and the new Nexus 7, ASUS, is back and teasing a few smartphones they hope to announce and release in the first few months of 2014. ASUS isn’t known in the US for smartphones, and are more widely recognized as the manufacturer behind Google’s popular […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Leaks Ahead of Launch

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab range is arguably the most popular Android tablet offering aside from Google’s own Nexus 7, and the latest reports suggest Samsung’s about to focus heavily on the cheap tablet market. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 isn’t what we’d consider a good tablet, coming in with mediocre specs and an outdated version of […]

Tablets at CES 2013 Roundup

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A lot of new tablets were introduced at this year’s CES. While there a lot of tablets to choose from already, many of the tablets we saw at CES were trying to compete with more popular tablets, such as the iPad and the Nexus 7. While tablets provide different functions, the user should approach purchasing […]

Samsung ATIV Tab: No One Knows What Windows RT in the U.S.

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Samsung made some news at the Consumer Electronics Show by announcing it won’t be releasing one of its previously announced products, at least in the U.S. market. According to the South Korean tech giant, the Windows RT-powered ATIV Tab won’t be headed to the U.S. market because it’s confusing and the average consumer doesn’t understand […]

ZTE Confirms Flagship Grand S Smartphone Coming to U.S.

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At the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Chinese smartphone-maker ZTE had been busy hawking its wares, and the company has found success as it has announced that its flagship Grand S smartphone will be headed to North American carriers. ZTE says that it has received strong interest from U.S. carriers, and despite optimism on the […]

Huawei to Challenge Galaxy S4 With Its Own 8-Core CPU

While Samsung’s rumored Exynos 5 Octa processor with an 8-core design based on ARM’s Cortex A15 CPU is rumored for the Galaxy S4 smartphone, emerging Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei has said it will match Samsung with its own 8-core chipset. In an interview with Engadget, Huawei’s head of the consumer business group confirmed that an 8-core chipset […]

Mophie iPhone 5 Battery Case Spotted on Plane Post-CES

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On my plane home from the Consumer Electronics Show, I was fortunate enough to sit next to a distributer who is a partner of Mophie, maker of the popular iPhone battery case. Since the iPhone 5 was released, Mophie had been relatively quiet and coy about when its iPhone 5 battery case would be released […]

Polaroid’s Android Interchangeable Lens Camera Offers Flexibility

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, Polaroid introduced the world’s first Android-powered smart camera with support for interchangeable lenses, giving it capabilities like a DSLR where you can change between fast lenses, wide angles, and zooms and telephotos. However, Polaroid’s iM1836 camera isn’t aimed at the prosumer market and is aimed at the beginning camera users who […]

UltraHD Panasonic 20-Inch Windows 8 Tablet Hands-On

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UltraHD, more colloquially referred to as 4K, displays are the meme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show much like how 3D displays were a large theme a few years ago. And It’s good to see that UltraHD will be migrating from both large HDTVs to smaller monitors and tablets, and Panasonic was on hand to […]

Pocketable Canon PowerShot N Is Surprisingly Powerful

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At CES Canon announced its new PowerShot N, a very small camera that can fit in almost anyone’s pocket. The new Canon PowerShot N is a small camera that looks like the icon for Instagram with fewer colors. The camera is so small that it doesn’t even have a traditional shutter button. Instead the button […]

Old Windows Phone 8 Devices Not Part of Sprint’s WP8 Roadmap

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The big news coming out of the Now Network at CES is new Windows Phone 8 handsets from HTC and Samsung that would be arriving on Sprint’s 4G LTE this summer. Though the carrier announced that new handsets are coming, Sprint had not presented us with any specifics about the models that would be released, the […]