How to Jailbreak the iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1

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The iPad 2 was first jailbroken back in July of 2011, but once the iOS 5 upgrade came out, there was no way to jailbreak the iPad 2 if you wanted all the exciting new iOS 5 features. Now, after months of work, there is an untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak for the iPad 2. This […]

iBallz iPad and Tablet Accessory Review

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There are dozens of accessory and case makers in the world attempting to solve the problem of protecting your precious iPad or Android tablet from the pitfalls of modern life.

Some solve this by wrapping it in armor or gel or just mounting it to a stable surface, never to move.

Some solve this by wrapping the tablet in balls.

iPhone 4S and IPad 2 Jailbreak Coming Today

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After months of waiting and tons of hard work we should see the first iPhone 4S and iPad 2 jailbreak should be released today. Update: How To Jailbreak the iPhone 4S This morning we shared that the iPhone 4S jailbreak was, “ready to pop,” and now pod2g has shared that the new A5 jailbreak tool […]

iPhone 4S Jailbreak “Nearly Ready to Pop”

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The dream team of iPhone hackers, including pod2g, The Chronic Dev Team and The iPhone Dev Team, have made significant progress and is almost ready to announce an iPhone 4S jailbreak release. The teams’ members have worked tirelessly to make the A5 jailbreak a reality. We’ve seen progress made this week with proof of an […]

Disney AppClix Cameras Make Taking, Sharing Photos Easy for Kids

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The hassle of transferring pictures from digital cameras to the web or devices where they can best be displayed is a problem camera makers are constantly trying to solve. Samsung thinks the best way to do so is by giving cameras Wi-Fi and allowing users to connect them directly to phones, tablets, TVs and refrigerators. […]

Customers Go Online For Support When Companies Fail

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Product Q&A site FixYa is where many owners of electronic devices end up when they have an issue with said device and want help fixing it. Recently the site shared some data with TechCrunch regarding which devices users felt had the most problems. This is all based on traffic and questions submitted on just one […]

Amazon Launches an iPad Optimized Kindle Web Site

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For those who correctly think that Amazon’s Kindle Fire is just part of a bigger strategy instead of those who narrowly think it’s all about hardware in the trumped up for the headlines Kindle Fire/iPad 2 fight, this might be some confirming news. Amazon has released an iPad optimized website for Kindle Content. No, it’s […]

iPad 2 to be Sold at Discount Alongside iPad 3?

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Another day and another round of Apple rumors. It’s amazing that though Apple does not make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show, rumors surrounding the company in the early part of the year rival the industry trade show. This time, the rumor is that Apple would sell the iPad 2 at a discounted price […]

Will U.S. Customs Really Accept A Passport Picture on an iPad?

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Canadian Martin Reisch has an interesting story to tell about his latest encounter with U.S. Customs. On a trip to Vermont the holiday season Reisch discovered that he’d forgotten his passport. Since he was so close to the border he decided to take a chance crossing over with just a picture of his passport, which he’d stored […]

Untethered iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Arriving As Early As Next Week

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The latest iOS hardware will be joining their previous-generation counterparts with an untethered jailbreak option, which could be delivered as early as next week just when the Consumer Electronics Show is slated to start. The A5-powered iPhone 4S and iPad 2 will be joining the iPhone 4 and iPad 1 when this happens, which will […]

How To Set Up Your New iPad 2

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If you got an iPad 2 as a gift, but don’t know what to do next, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll show you how to set up your new iPad 2, get started with apps, backup your iPad and a collection of fun things to do with your iPad 2. Whether you got […]

Best of 2011 Awards

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Here’s a list of products and services that represent the best gear we have seen all year. Most of the gadgets and services on this list are so good that many of the GottaBeMobile staff own them and use them on a daily basis. That says a lot considering that some of us go hands-on […]

20% of iPad Users Take Tablet Stall Surfing

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The iPad didn’t get to the top of the tablet world without delivering a great user experience, one that users can’t get enough of even in the bathroom. While the living room and bedroom top the list of popular places to use the iPad, the bathroom sees plenty of use with 20% of users reporting that they […]

Front-Facing Tablet Speakers the Key to Differentiating from Apple iPad?

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In Samsung’s and Apple’s on-going patent design lawsuit, Samsung may have seemingly scored a victory against Apple’s iPad with its slightly re-designed Galaxy Tab 10.1N, which was created for the German market after Apple had won an early victory against the original Galaxy Tab 10.1. On the 10.1N model, Samsung made some slight modifications to […]

Grading My 2011 Predictions

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It’s the end of the year and its time for wrap-ups, predictions and more crystal ball gazing than you can shake a branch of holly at. As usual before I make any predictions for 2012, I go back and grade my predictions for the this year now ending. The one thing that is predictable as […]

Video: iPad 2 Dropped Into Hot Lava

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We have seen an iPad tossed out of a plane at 500 feet. We’ve seen an iPad dropped out of a plane flying 1,300 feet above ground. We’ve seen bowling balls dropped on top of Apple’s tablet. Today is a first though as it’s the first time that we have seen an iPad dropped into […]