Ballistic Tough Jacket iPad Case Review: Serious Protection at a Bargain

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Ballistic Cases compete with companies like Otterbox to offer more protection than a typical iPad case. The Ballistic Tough Jacket iPad Case for the New iPad and iPad 2 shields your iPad from accidents at a a better price than Otterbox. The Ballistic Tough Jacket uses three layers of shielding on the back, extra absorption on […]

Can the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Take On The iPad at Half The Price?

Recently the Associated Press published an article claiming that for most people the word iPad is synonymous with “tablet”. The implication being that there aren’t any other tablets worth people’s brainspace around, thus the iPad is the default. However, I think both Amazon and Barnes & Noble can cite a few million reasons why that […]

Best iPad Magazine eReading App

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The iPad has always been a great magazine and newspaper reading platform, and with the Retina Display update in the iPad 3rd gen, users have one more great reason to go all digital with their periodicals. Many popular magazines put out digital issues in the form of apps, but there are other options, especially if […]

Barnes & Noble Updates Nook App For The iPad’s Retina Display

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Barnes & Noble updated the Nook app for iPad with Retina Display enhancements plus the ability to read in one or two columns when in landscape mode. The Retina update is the most important, especially for a reading-focused app. Not only were the graphics fuzzy in magazines, but the text in normal books wasn’t crisp […]

Best iPad, Smartphone and Notebook Accessories | March 2012

Whenever Apple releases a new iProduct we’re sure to see a flood of new accessories to go with it. We took a look at several in March, plus accessories for phones and notebooks. The most successful new iPad cases we’ve seen are ones that don’t just protect the tablet, but also add useful functionality. Not […]

March 2012 Ultrabook, Laptop and Tablet Review Roundup

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The biggest and most anticipated product of March was the new iPad, of course, but it’s not the only noteworthy piece of mobile tech we reviewed here at GBM and on our sister site, Notebooks.com. Ultrabooks keep coming and they keep getting better. Just take a look at the Dell XPS 13 below. And the […]

5 Kid-Friendly iPad Alternatives For Ages 4 – 13 And Up

Ever since it first came out the iPad has proved popular with kids as well as adults. There are hundreds, if not thousands of apps aimed at kids as young as 6 months old. However, the iPad is not a toy. Anyone who’s let their small child near an iPad or any other piece of […]

Why Would You (Or Did You) Buy A 3G or 4G Tablet Instead Of Wi-Fi?

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Industry analyst Chetan Sharma released a wireless market update report today that reveals, among other things, that consumers overwhelmingly preferred Wi-Fi only tablets to those with mobile broadband capability in 2011. This comes as no shock to us here at GBM. Wi-Fi tablets are less expensive and don’t come with 2-year agreements and ridiculous termination […]

Nook Tablet vs. iPad 3rd Gen

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Each tablet has pros and cons based on how and where you plan to use it, how into eReading or media you are, and how much you’re willing to spend. Need help deciding which one is best for you? Read on for comparison of the new iPad and the Nook Tablet.

Best Retina-Ready iPad (3rd Gen) Apps

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Now that the new iPad is finally in the hands of the millions of customers who pre-ordered or stood in line for it Friday people are starting to notice the difference between apps made for the Retina Display and those that haven’t yet updated. It’s not apparent in every app, but when it is it’s […]

AT&T “4G” Blows Away Verizon 3G in New iPad Speed Tests

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If you want Apple’s new iPad 3rd Gen and don’t live anywhere near either AT&T or Verizon’s 4G areas, then I suggest you go for the AT&T model for one reason. Speed! Our tests show that AT&T’s 3G whips Verizon’s easily. (Read: New iPad Review – 2012) I grabbed my iPad from the hands of […]

How to Set Up Verizon Personal Hotspot on the New iPad 3rd Gen

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If you now have a New iPad with Verizon 4G LTE, then you will want to set up the Personal Hotspot feature. This turns your iPad into a mobile hotspot so that you can share your cellular data connection with up to 5 other people much like you can with a MiFi. The Personal Hotspot […]

10 iPad Apps We (Really) Hope Get Retina Display Updates Soon

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Now that we know which apps (besides the stock apps from Apple) will support the Retina Display resolution at launch, it’s time to start bugging our favorite developers for their update schedule. (Read: 33 Apps Will Support the iPad’s New Retina Display at Launch) The new full HD resolution display is gorgeous by all accounts, […]

Kindle Fire vs. iPad 3rd Gen

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The first reviews are in and it looks like the new iPad 3rd gen is a hit. Though it doesn’t represent a huge upgrade over the iPad 2, the upgrades it did get make it an even better tablet. (Read: New iPad Review Roundup) But do they make it the best tablet for you? Different […]

Why 20% Of You Should Buy an iPad Warranty

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The iPad is a well designed tablet, but it isn’t an unbreakable tablet. According to SquareTrade’s iPad reliability study, published this week, the iPad 2 is 3.5 times more likely to break than the original iPad. Part of this is thanks to the thinner glass used on the front of the iPad. During the first year, 9.8% […]