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 […]

5 Reasons Buyers Need to Wait for the New MacBook Air Release

The 11-inch MacBook Air and the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina are essential for my CES coverage.

The new MacBook Air release will likely come this summer at WWDC 2014 in early June, and there are several good reasons to wait two months to buy a new Macbook Air. There is nothing wrong with the MacBook Air 2013 models sold in Apple stores right now, but signs point to several very nice […]

New MacBook Air to Deliver “Lightning Quick” Performance in 2014

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Apple is reportedly planning a new MacBook Air 2014 model that will likely use a new type of technology to deliver better performance and battery life to users. Apple typically updates the MacBook Air in June, and new MacBook Air release date rumors point to an arrival near the Apple WWDC 2014 event on June […]

iOS 8 Reveal & New MacBook Air Release Likely on June 2nd

We expect an iOS 8 announcement and a new MacBook Air release on June 2nd.

Apple will show off “the future of iOS,” at WWDC 2014 on June 2nd, where the company will likely introduce iOS 8 to the world. Apple typically announces a new version of the iPhone and iPad software to developers in the summer, which should come with an iOS 8 beta so that developers and accessory […]

MacBook Air Retina Release Rumored for 2014

We could see a Retina display on nearly every Apple product in 2014, including a new MacBook Air.

A MacBook Air Retina could arrive this year to finally bring the thin-and-light notebook’s screen up to par with the MacBook Pro Retina. The latest MacBook Air Retina rumor points to a release in 2014, lining up with multiple early reports of a new MacBook Air in 2014. Last week a rumor pointed to a […]

New MacBook Air Release Date Rumored for 2014 With New Size

A new MacBook Air 2014 model could use a new trackpad and arrive without fans.

A new MacBook Air release date is “coming soon” according to a new report on a Chinese forum. In the post we learn a bout a new MacBook Air 2014 model that could include a new trackpad design and a fan-less notebook with a new screen option. Apple announced a new MacBook Air model in […]

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 […]

MacBook Air 2013 Sleep Crash Fix on the Way

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Apple is set to release an update for 11- and 13-inch 2013 MacBook Airs that fixes an issue where the laptops would crash upon waking it from sleep mode, according to MacRumors. An Apple Authorized Service Provider says that the issue is with the sensor that detects when the lid is opened or closed. Apparently, there’s a […]

MacBook Air Retina Analysis Suggests Incredibly Specific Display Specs

New details about how Apple may offer a MacBook Air Retina surface.

A MacBook Air Retina is the dream notebook for many users who want a super-high resolution display on the slimmer and lighter MacBook Air frame. Apple currently offers a Retina Display on all current mobile products except the MacBook Air, but rumors suggest that we could see a MacBook Air Retina release in 2014 and […]

What’s in My Bag CES 2014 – Josh Smith

Here's my CES 2014 bag and gear.

CES 2014 is underway and the Gotta Be Mobile team is hustling across Las Vegas to track down the latest CES 2014 news to share the best gadgets of CES with you. As a mobile tech writer I work almost anywhere I can find an internet connection throughout the year, but CES and other trade […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

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People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: Which One Should You Buy?

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Not too long ago, it was pretty obvious whether or not the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air was the laptop to buy; one was a power user’s dream that carried a lot of speed and performance, and the other was a less powerful, albeit ultra-portable notebook that’s great for road warriors. However, times have […]

Best Tech of 2013

Here's a look at the best tech of 2013.

With a few exceptions, 2013 wasn’t about all-new groundbreaking products and services. Instead we saw a lot of improvements and refinements. Our favorite tech products from 2013 range from affordable phone accessories all the way up to a $1,500 pair of high-tech glasses. We have more Apple products in our list than from any other […]

Apple Black Friday 2013: What to Expect from Apple and Retailers

The iPad Air is new, but we could still see some Black Friday deals.

Apple Black Friday Deals for 2013 will be at the front of many consumers’ minds as they search for Black Friday deals on the iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPhone 5s, new MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air notebooks Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, which this year falls on November 29th. It is […]

$8 Solution to Broken MacBook Chargers is Brilliant

Protect your MacBook Pro power cable with this $8 accessory.

The Macbook Pro Retina and MacBook Air are machined and designed to last, but the MagSafe and MagSafe 2 Macbook chargers that come with them are prone to breaking after months of use. Most often this break comes where the smaller cord connects to the charging block, as it cannot stand up to the abuse […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 13-inch MacBook Air (2013)

There is no matte option, but when comparing the MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro Retina, the Air may be a better option.

In a quest for performance and long battery life most Apple shoppers will ultimately start to compare the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Late 2013 model and the MacBook Air Mid-2013 model which Apple introduced this summer. Both of these new Apple notebooks use the latest Intel 4th Generation Haswell processors which combine with OS X […]

Apple Recalls Some MacBook Air SSDs, Get Yours Replaced

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Apple has announced that it’s recalling some MacBook Airs that were bought between June 2012 and June 2013 due to faulty solid-state drives that may be vulnerable to failing at any time, specifically 64GB and 128GB models. Obviously, this is kind of a big deal, since all of your precious is data on that solid-state drive, […]

Can Apple Redefine Ultra-Portables Again With 12-Inch Retina MacBook Air?

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Apple is rumored to be introducing a new 12-inch MacBook Air model to bridge the gap between the existing 11- and 13-inch ultra-portable laptops. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, who had been accurate with Apple rumors in the past, is saying that the new Retina Display 12-inch model won’t be debuting until mid-2014. According […]

iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch & 5.7-inch Display Options Rumored for 2014

The iPhone 6 could use a 4.7-inch display without increasing the size significantly.

The latest report from a well respected industry analyst points to an iPhone 6 with two display options in early 2014 and an iPad mini 2 release with a Retina Display this year. According to this report these two new devices will kick off Apple’s use of displays to innovate in 2014 which will eventually […]

ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for MacBook Air Review

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Thanks to the battery life that users can get with the Apple MacBook Air, especially the latest models just released, we don’t recommend carrying it in a big computer bag. But the ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for the MacBook Air or other ultrabooks will serve as a good case for those times when users need one. It protects the […]