Microsoft Office for iPad Scores 27 Million Downloads

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And some still say consumers aren’t interested in the iPad as a “real work” device. At Microsoft’s TechEd conference in Houston this week General manager of Microsoft’s Office Division Julia White announced that since its release on March 27, Microsoft has recorded 27 million downloads for the iPad versions of the popular productivity Apps. While the […]

iPhone Flash Drives Now Exist, but They’re Pricey

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Since the introduction of microUSB flash drives at CES earlier this year, we’ve been wondering when we would see a similar product arrive for the iPhone and iPad. However, that day has finally arrived. Hyper, the makers behind those robust MacBook battery packs that we love so much, have come up with a Lightning flash […]

iPad Mini Retina Review: 6 Months In

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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 […]

12 Best iPad Writing Apps and Other Tools

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It was a dark and stormy night… Writers begin with an idea and let their imaginations lead into a journey that with a careful crafting of words eventually tell us a story. It’s a very personal process for what in the end most hope will turn into a very public presentation.  Every writer is different […]

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 […]

Surveys Say: Tablet Market is Beginning to Mature

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Yikes! The Tablet marketing mavens and analysts are at it again. Tablet sales are slipping and consumer satisfaction is fading as prices decline. It’s time to chuck it all, build an ark and batten down the hatches against the flood of unsold and unsatisfactory Tablets that is sure to drown us all. Not really. We’re […]

Turn Your iPad Into a Desktop with This iOS 7 Cydia Tweak

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You might have dreamed in the past how you wish iOS was more like OS X, bringing a desktop-like experience to the iPad with the ability to have multiple windows open and work on two different apps side-by-side. A new iOS 7 Cydia tweak takes that dream and makes it a reality. It’s aptly called […]

iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Still Possible, but iOS 8 Remains the Focus

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Apple released iOS 7.1 back in early March, which brought new features and performance improvements, but also officially ended the reign of the iOS 7 jailbreak, since Apple patched up the exploits used by the Evad3rs development team. Since then, we have yet to see a jailbreak that’s compatible with iOS 7.1 and higher. Currently, […]

Watch Dogs Release Includes iPhone, iPad & Android Gaming (Videos)

Use the Watch Dogs app on the iPhone, iPad or Android tablets to play Watch Dogs from anywhere.

The Watch Dogs release this month includes an app that lets gamers keep playing on the iPhone, iPad or Android. Ubisoft announced the mobile app last year, and now we are getting  closer look at how the Watch Dogs game plays on a tablet in two new videos showing off how you can play on […]

iPad for School: Is it Truly the Best Option?

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The school year is beginning to wind down, with students graduating and moving on to bigger and better things. For some students, this means graduating high school and moving on to college in the fall. Despite the school year being almost over, it’s never too late for a student to think about their first semester […]

Google Maps Update Delivers New Features, Apple Waits for iOS 8

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Google Maps for iOS and Android has been updated today with several new features and improvements that give a generous boost to the app’s turn-by-turn navigation capabilities. The biggest feature is perhaps the addition of lane guidance, which tells drivers what lane they need to be in when it comes to merging with traffic or […]

iOS 8: 5 Features to Fix Biggest iPhone Complaints

Check out five iOS 8 features that could fix big iPhone complaints.

In less than a month Apple will show off iOS 8, a new version of the iPhone and iPad software that will reportedly look like iOS 7 with a focus on new features. Apple’s iPhone software is among the best, but there is still a lot of room for improvement. Here are five small, but […]

iOS 7.1.1 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released iOS 7.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad. The update followed the release of iOS 7.1 and delivered bug fixes to owners of Apple’s mobile products running iOS 7. With iOS 7.1.1 problems emerging, we want to take another close look at how Apple’s latest iOS update is performing on the […]

iOS 8: 7 Things iPhone & iPad Users Can Expect

Apple could use a new purchase to deliver a better Siri in iOS 8 this year.

In less than a month, Apple is expected to take the stage at WWDC 2014 and debut new OS X 10.10 software for Mac users and an iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad owners. With only weeks to go before launch, we want to take a look at what iPhone and iPad owners should […]

Office for iPad Update Adds Printing and More

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Surprisingly, that didn’t take long. Microsoft released the long awaited Office for iPad Apps not much more than a month ago. Today it is out with an update for the iPad versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, that among other things, gives users the ability to print documents. If you have been following the story […]

iOS 7.1.1 on iPad Air Review

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Last week, Apple pushed out its first update to the iOS 7.1 update that rolled out back in March. The update arrived in the form of iOS 7.1.1 and it brings iOS 7 users several bug fixes. After spending a week with Apple’s brand new iOS 7.1.1 update, we want to take a look at […]

Touch ID for iPad Air 2 Hinted in iOS 7.1 Code

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After the iPhone 5s launched back in September with a fingerprint sensor, rumors began flying about the possibility of the iPad also getting the same technology. Of course, we have yet to see an iPad come equipped with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but we’re seeing hints that the next iPad (probably the iPad Air […]

iPhone Sales Reach Record Numbers While iPad & iPod Sales Slump

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Apple announced its second quarter earnings for 2014 and the numbers don’t disappoint. The Cupertino-based company sold a whopping 43.7 million iPhones and 16.3 million iPads during the three month period from January to March, making it the best March quarter for iPhone sales thus far. Apple also raked in $45.6 billion in revenue, with $10.2 billion […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Release Very Unlikely

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Apple released iOS 7.1.1 yesterday to the public, arriving with a handful of bug fixes, as well as some performance improvements to the keyboard and the iPhone 5s’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Jailbreakers (as always) have been curious whether or not the latest update will see a jailbreak finally, but there doesn’t seem to be […]