Pebble Steel Review: 5 Reasons It’s Worth the Price

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The original Pebble Smartwatch launched with disappointing results, but Pebble improved the watch software and better apps surfaced, making the it more useful. Now the company’s second effort, the Pebble Steel, brings with it some improvements over the first Pebble that put Pebble ahead of the competition. The Pebble Steel smartwatch connects to a smartphone or […]

X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini Review

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X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini look nice, protect well and offer impressive functionality thanks to the magnetic wake/sleep feature and the design of the stand function built into the case. We really like these cases and think iPad Air owners who like some flair will like the version for the larger iPad. […]

iPhone 5s Review: 100 Days with Apple’s New iPhone

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The iPhone 5s remains one of the best smartphones available 100 days after its release and is still a top choice for many of the Gotta Be Mobile team members even after the Nexus 5 release and it remains a top seller even as consumers turn their eyes to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6. […]

Moto G Review

The Moto G is an anomaly in the smartphone space. It is a cheap off-contract smartphone that delivers the build quality and user experience we expect to find on a phone that costs twice as much. For $179 users get a device that delivers everything a user needs in a smartphone, but leaves several features […]

Nexus 5 Review: One Month With Google’s Flagship

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On October 31st, Google finally revealed the Nexus 5. The device was tied to multiple rumors for months on end, and finally all came to an end on Halloween, and along with it was a chocolaty Android 4.4 KitKat software update to the Android OS. It took a few days (or weeks) to ship to […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Livescribe 3 Smart Pen Review

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The Livescribe smart pen allows users to combine the analog with digital to more effectively capture handwritten notes and drawings, something that could be difficult on a smartphone. We’ve seen various attempts in the past from different companies to allow a similar paradigm, including Evernote, which allows users to ‘scan’ in their Moleskin journals using […]

Reclouder an Awesome iPhone Recorder with Expensive In-App Purchases

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I use my iPhone or Android phone to record audio notes and to keep mileage records. Reclouder became my goto app for this purpose on my iPhone because it backs up audio recordings to iCloud and comes with a simple interface that lets me start recording quickly. Unfortunately, the app requires some in-app purchases to get […]

Duracell Powermat GoPower Review

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Duracell Powermat’s GoPower is an external battery pack that can work as a standalone solution to charge any of your USB-powered gadgets or one that integrates with a PowerSnap Kit. The GoPower is available in three different configurations, depending on how much added power you’ll need on the road. At the basic, a GoPower Day […]

PS4 Review: From an Xbox 360 & Xbox One Owner

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New game consoles don’t come every day, but this year the PS4 arrived with a collection of games, upgraded graphics, a new DualShock 4 controller and several PlayStation 4 features that set it apart from the PS3 and the Xbox One. The PS4 or PlayStation 4 as some may call it is a new PlayStation that […]

Kensington KeyFolio Pro for iPad Air Review

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The Kensington KeyFolio Pro for iPad Air updated the former KeyFolio Pro for iPad to make it fit the new size and thickness of the smaller lighter iPad Air released last month from Apple. We wanted to find out if the keyboard case could keep up its strengths to make it as compelling a keyboard […]

Nexus 7 (2013) Android 4.4 KitKat First Impressions

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Google started updating the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets this week with Android 4.4 KitKat. I found a way to get it manually. Now that I’ve seen Android 4.4 KitKat on Google Nexus 7 2013 edition, I wanted to share a few first impressions with readers. Here’s what I see after only a day’s usage including […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Review

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After having been available internationally for some time now, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom has finally found its way to U.S. soil on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. The device packs in a lot of camera and a lot of phone, and its placement in AT&T’s lineup will have the Galaxy S4 Zoom competing directly against […]

Diztronic Nexus 5 Case Review

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Leading up to the launch of the Nexus 5 users learned a white model would also be available, which eventually ended up being the hottest seller of Google’s new smartphone and selling out ahead of the black edition. One which is still out of stock with 4-5 week wait times and more. While options and […]

Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset

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Finding a comfortable, nice sounding wireless Bluetooth headset takes some searching, but we think we’ve found the one we like from Supertooth. The Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset sounds good, fits comfortably even after hours of use, and connects easily, especially to a Bluetooth device with NFC. The award-winning Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset (139 Euros/$186 US) is […]

Google Play Music Thinks Preachers Like Filthy Lyrics

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The new Google Play Music app added a cool feature, that is cool in theory. There’s a new “I’m feeling lucky radio” link at the top of the main page. The app intends to help users find some music to stream based on their listening habits. The Music app on iOS offers a similar feature […]

iPad Air Smart Cover Review

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The new iPad Air launched today and with it came a few accessories like the iPad Air Smart Cover. It looks a lot like the earlier models and the design mimics the iPad mini smart cover exactly, with a larger size to fit the bigger iPad Air. We opened the light blue iPad Air Smart […]

Microsoft Surface 2 Review Part 3: The Vision Thing

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When I began this three part review of the Microsoft Surface 2 I said that Microsoft had taken some important and positive steps with this second generation of its Surface RT Initiative. I still feel that way. I also still feel that Microsoft has a lot of work to do if its vision is going […]