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 […]

New MacBook Pro Benchmarks Indicate Buyers Might Want to Hold Off

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Just a month after supposed benchmarks of an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro appeared on the Geekbench performance measuring service, new postings on the website may have given users looking to buy the latest MacBook Air a reason to think twice: a new next-generation 15” MacBook Pro. Early Tuesday, benchmarking results for a device only identified […]

Boston University Slaps Apple with iPhone & iPad Patent Lawsuit

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Shipments of Apple’s Macbook Air, iPhone and iPad are in danger of being halted thanks to a patent lawsuit filed by Boston University. According to paperwork filled by the institution in a Boston area court, Boston University believes that Apple is infringing on some of the manufacturing techniques that it holds patents on. The patents […]

5 Features the iPhone 5S Should Steal From the New MacBook Air

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The iPhone 5S can steal a few features from the MacBook Airs to make it significantly better than the iPhone 5, even if it ends up looking almost the same. Apple’s latest MacBooks might look just last year’s models, but it’s truly what’s inside that counts. After launching the original iPhone in 2007, Apple released new […]

New MacBook Air Wi-Fi: ‘You Are Not Connected to the Internet’

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The new MacBook Air models have a serious Wi-Fi problem that makes it difficult to recommend buying Apple’s latest computers until the company fixes the issue. Complaints litter Apple’s support forums  and after testing my review 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs at several locations I can confirm the problem first hand. If your MacBook Air Wi-Fi is […]

New MacBook Air Users Complain of WiFi Problems

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The new MacBook Air that Apple introduced at WWDC last week has a number of improvements over previous models. But some users are having issues with the WiFi on the new laptops. Users of the new MacBook Air mid-2013 are taking to Apple’s support forums to report issues with the WiFi in their new computers. […]

Apple’s MacBook Pro Line Not Refreshed at WWDC

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It may come as no surprise to people who follow the Apple tech rumors that they announced at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) new MacBook Air models. They are based on the 4th Generation Intel Core architecture and are code named “Haswell.” What is interesting is that while many manufacturers are releasing Haswell-equipped computers, […]

WWDC 2013: What to Expect and Not to Expect

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On Monday Apple will show off iOS 7, a new version of OS X and we could see new Macs, the rumored iRadio service and more, but we don’t expect to see the iPhone 5S or iPad 5. Apple is already preparing Moscone center for the WWDC event which kicks off on Monday with a […]