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 […]

Best Ways to Charge a MacBook: 5 Tips & Tricks

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You may know of some different tips and tricks on how to get the best battery life out of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, but what about keeping the battery itself healthy and lasting a long time? Batteries don’t last forever, and their quality degrades over time, to the point where it may even […]

How to Take Screenshots on Mac: Tips and Tricks

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You may already know how to take screenshots on your Mac, but you may not know of a few different ways that you can take better screenshots and manage them more easily. Here are a few tips and tricks that you can try out, as well as a couple of apps that you should check […]

MacBook Pro Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The latest MacBook Pro with Retina display has officially been out on the market for six months, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been using the 13-inch model every day since the refresh back in October and we initially reviewed it late last year. It’s certainly one of the best […]

Best Gadgets to Blow Your Tax Refund On

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If you’re in the market to blow your tax refund on something special, you’re in luck because there are a ton of cool consumer electronics that you can buy with that hard-earned money, and depending on how much you got back, there’s a device with your name and price range on it. Most people that […]

Best Apple Refurbished Deals

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Apple refurbished hardware is some of the best around, with practically brand-new MacBooks, iMacs and iPads available to purchase at a discounted price up to several hundreds of dollars off. If you’re in the market for a new Apple product, whether it’d be a tablet or a computer, here are some of the deals that […]

OS X 11 or OS X 10.10: What’s Next?

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OS X 10.9 Mavericks is the latest version of OS X to hit Macs, but rumors have been flying around recently about the next version, which many are comfortably calling OS X 10.10. This can be kind of confusing. It’s said that we’ll see this new version announced and unveiled at Apple’s WWDC conference in […]

OS X 10.10 Rumors point to iOS 7-Style Overhaul

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OS X Mavericks hasn’t even been around for a full year yet, but rumors are already heating up about what the next version OS X will bring. OS X 10.10 (as it’s currently being referred to) will obviously bring a handful of improvements over its predecessor, but 9to5Mac is reporting that it’ll also see a […]

5 Best Mac Backup Options

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Backing up all of the files on your computer is one of the most important things you should do when it comes to computer maintenance. Here are five backup options for Mac that you should take advantage of. There are different kinds of backup methods that you can use. Perhaps one of the easiest options […]

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

Back in October, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boast nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to 7 hours of the previous generation. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require less power. However, while nine hours for the […]

How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

How to Get the Best iPhone App Deals

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It’s funny how consumers will spend hundreds of dollars on smartphone or tablet, but they shriek at the $5 price for an app or game. It’s a strange and mysterious aspect of human life, but we’ve all done it. We see a great-looking app that has gotten rave reviews, and it’s something that you could […]

Mac Pro Shipping Estimate Slips to April in Several Countries

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Apple’s new Mac Pro has apparently been a huge hit amongst the professional crowd. As soon as the company launched its new desktop computer back in late December, it was soon put on back-order and wouldn’t be arriving on customers’ doorsteps until February. That timeframe was then pushed back to March, and now several countries […]

Apple’s Alleged Super Bowl Ad is a Tribute to Mac Shot on iPhones

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Apple didn’t debut a new ad during last night’s Super Bowl, as was speculated, but the company did release a new ad today that celebrates the Mac’s 30th anniversary by paying tribute to the computer that aimed to put technology in the hands of consumers. The ad is a minute and a half long and […]

Refurbished Macs: The Only Way to Buy

Refurbished Macs

There are always pros and cons when buying used electronics. You usually save a ton of money, but it’s at the expense of functionality or looks. There might be a dent in the case or just some general wear and tear, but you can buy it at a discount compared to the price tag of […]

Mac Pro Shipping Estimate Slips to March

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If you’re waiting to get your hands on a fancy new Mac Pro but you still haven’t ordered one yet, there’s still no hope for you just yet, as shipping estimates have slipped again. What once was a shipping estimate of sometime in February has now been pushed back to March. Both models of the […]

Is a New Apple Super Bowl Mac Ad Incoming?

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If you can count and are familiar with Apple’s 1984 Macintosh Super Bowl ad, then you might know that 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of that commercial, which is still one of the most memorable ads yet. It would seem appropriate then that Apple would come back 30 years later with another memorable Super Bowl […]

Mac Pro Available Now at Best Buy

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Apple’s new Mac Pro is now available for purchase at Best Buy. If you’d rather not wait until February to get one directly from Apple, you can order the non-customizable base models off of Best Buy’s website right now, which seems to show only a “1 business day” handling time until the store can ship […]

Mac Pro Teardown Reveals Surprising Upgradability

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The new Mac Pro from Apple has received an official teardown from the folks at iFixit, and the new machine received a glowing score of 8/10, making it one of the highest-scoring teardowns of an Apple product that we’ve seen in a while. One thing that has been great about the Mac Pro is that […]

Mac Pro in High Demand, Will “Take Time” to Catch Up

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Apple’s all-new Mac Pro was officially launched yesterday, where those wanting to get the new machine could finally order one for themselves, with a ship time set for December 30. However, within just a couple of hours, that estimate quickly slipped to February, proving that either Apple was in very low stock or the new […]