OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Is Your Mac Compatible?

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Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite earlier this week as the next version of OS X and the official successor to OS X Mavericks. Most notably, it comes with an all-new design that takes multiple pages out of iOS 7 and arrives with a wealth of new features. However, can your Mac run it? With […]

How to Get the OS X Yosemite Beta Without Waiting for Apple

Here's how to get the OS X Yosemite beta early.

If you want to get the OS X Yosemite beta without waiting for the official and limited OS X Yosemite preview from Apple, you can download a version today that lets you try all of the latest OS X 10.10 features ahead of the fall release date. Apple announce OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 in June, showing […]

How to Get the iOS 8 Wallpaper Right Now for Your iPhone & iPad

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Apple announced and unveiled iOS 8 yesterday, and it’s the next version in line over iOS 7. While iOS 8 is merely in beta form only available to a select number of developers and beta program testers right now, you can actually get the iOS 8 wallpaper and rock it on your iPhone or iPad right […]

How to Get OS X 10.10 Yosemite Right Now

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Apple announced the next version of OS X today, officially unveiling OS X 10.10 Yosemite. It won’t release to the public until the fall, with an official release date still up in the air, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try it out right now. Apple’s OS X Beta Program is technically meant only for […]

Make Calls and Send Texts on a Mac with OS X Yosemite & iOS 8

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The OS X Yosemite release will make the Mac, iPhone and iPad smarter and better connected with the ability to send text messages from the Mac and to take and make calls from the Mac. Once you install OS X Yosemite on your Mac it will detect that your iPhone is nearby and you will […]

OS X 10.10 Yosemite Revealed with iOS 7-Like Redesign, New Features

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Apple has officially announced and unveiled OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which is the next version of OS X that will succeed OS X 10.9 Mavericks. This new version of OS X comes with a redesigned look that mimics iOS 7 and also arrives with some new features for Mac users, but Yosemite still stays true […]

OS X 10.10 Leaked Images Appear Ahead of WWDC Reveal

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We’re just a few hours away from Apple’s WWDC keynote where the company is expected to unveil iOS 8 and OS X 10.10, but if you just can’t wait to get a glimpse at the new OS X makeover, you’re in luck because a Reddit user has posted some photos that reveal OS X 10.10’s […]

WWDC 2014: What Not to Expect

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It may be hard to believe, but Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (better known as WWDC) is just a few days away, and Apple will be giving its keynote for the conference on June 2. At that time, the company will no doubt announce some new products, including some new software for the iPhone and […]

How to Tell the Difference Between a Genuine and Fake Apple Keyboard

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If you have an iMac or other desktop Mac computer, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard most likely came bundled with it. However, if you have a MacBook docked to an external monitor and want to use a separate mouse and keyboard, you may be eyeing Apple’s Bluetooth keyboard, which retails at $79.99. Some users never hesitate […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Air

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A new MacBook Air isn’t all that cheap. Even while Apple lowered the price of the MacBook Air to just $899 for the entry-level model, that still might not be anywhere close to your budget. It’s the first step that the company is taking to have cheaper entry-level MacBooks available for purchase, so it’s certainly a start. Until […]

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 […]