Apple’s Official Fix for iMessage Problems Is Idiotic

Apple doesn't know how to fix iMessage problems

The last week or so for Apple has been quite interesting, as an iMessage problem that has been around for years is just now getting around to Apple, and the company still doesn’t really have a solid fix for it. A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have problems with their […]

iPhone 6 Rumors Firm Up as Video Shows iOS 7 on 4.7-inch Screen

A Moto X on the left includes a 4.7-inch display, but is not much larger than the iPhone 5s with a 4-inch display.

The iPhone 6 screen sizes are firming up as a new report claims Apple shut Samsung out of the new iPhone and Apple plans on three companies to supply a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 display and we hear nothing about a 5.5-inch iPhone for 2014. These new iPhone 6 rumors come right as a new video […]

Facebook iPhone App Update Plagues Users, Is a Huge Step Back

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Facebook updated its iPhone and Android app late last week with a big update that turned the iPhone version to 10.0, arriving with a wealth of new features, like previewing your posts before you publish them, publishing posts even when you don’t have a solid internet connection, and various other performance improvements to the News […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Successful, but Don’t Count on a Public Release

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Almost a month after iOS 7.1.1 released to the public, a jailbreak has been discovered for it and it’s been proven on video, as well as photographic evidence from another jailbreak hacker. The iOS 7.1 update that came out back in March was the end of Evasi0n’s iOS 7 jailbreak run. It still works on […]

The 5 Microsoft Apps Every iPhone 5s Needs

Apple iPhone 5s vs. Nokia Lumia 925 What To Buy (10)

It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft basically ignored Apple’s iPhone. Today, we know the iPhone as the single most popular smartphone in the world, but when Apple first launched its skeptics claimed that it lacked all the features it needed to be a true contender for Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Today, Microsoft is […]

How to Email Multiple Attachments on iPhone and iPad

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Sending attachments via email is practically second nature for most computer users. Create a set of documents that need to be distributed to your colleagues an off they go as attachments. On desktops and laptops its easy to send multiple attachments. On Android and Windows Phone devices you can also easily attach multiple files to […]

5 Essential iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for Google Users

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The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been taking some time to play around with a lot of jailbreak tweaks (old and new) for iOS 7 and seeing which ones are worth your time. We’ve already discussed and featured a ton of iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that dramatically improve […]

Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 5c [May, 2014]

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The iPhone 5c may not have the name, or perhaps reputation that the iPhone 5s does, but it’s still a high quality smartphone with an attractive price tag and one that smartphone shoppers, especially those on a budget, would be wise to consider. Last year, rumors suggest that Apple would replace the iPhone 5 with […]

iPad Air vs iPad Mini: Which One Should You Buy?

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Choosing the right size laptop, the right size smartphone, and even the right size tablet can turn into quite the ordeal. It’s important to wisely choose the best product for you, especially when you’ll be spending at least a few hundred dollars on the purchase. If you’re in the market for an iPad, that’s great […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems When Switching to Android

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A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have issues with their own phone number correctly transferring to a non-iPhone smartphone, but there are solutions to make the transition much smoother if you’re switching over to Android from an iPhone. Former editor-in-chief of Lifehacker Adam Pash recently wrote about his troubles when […]

Top 10 Mobile Pet Peeves We’re Probably Stuck With

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Mobile tech has changed so much about the way most us of stay in touch, stay connected, and stay tuned in to the world around us. Go anywhere at anytime and you see folks with smartphones (and sometimes tablets) checking in, reading, watching video, and basically having their snoot stuck into a mobile device with […]

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

Google Play Music iPad app

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 […]

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 […]

iPad Mini Retina Review: 6 Months In

iPad mini Retina 6-Month Review

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 […]

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 […]

United Airlines Now Offers Video Streaming on iOS Devices

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One of the rituals that many a mobile warrior undertakes to survive the tedium of air travel is to load up a mobile device with video content to watch while a flight is in the air. The recent relaxing of rules about turning mobile devices off during take off and landing has made it even […]

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 […]

iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M8: What We Know So Far

Apple and HTC have not joined the megapixel race.

In late March, HTC unveiled and released its new HTC One M8, a successor to the original HTC One. Those in the hunt for a new smartphone would be wise to consider it though it’s getting harder and harder to turn away from the upcoming rumored crop of smartphones which includes Apple’s iPhone 6. Last […]