iPad Air vs iPad Mini: Which One Should You Buy?

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Choosing the right size laptop, the right size smartphone, and even the right size tablet can turn into quite the ordeal. It’s important to wisely choose the best product for you, especially when you’ll be spending at least a few hundred dollars on the purchase. If you’re in the market for an iPad, that’s great […]

iPad Mini Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The second-generation iPad mini has been on the market for six months now, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been playing around with the new slate since its launch back in November. With a price tag of $399, it’s certainly not the cheapest small form factor tablet on the market, but […]

iPad for School: Is it Truly the Best Option?

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The school year is beginning to wind down, with students graduating and moving on to bigger and better things. For some students, this means graduating high school and moving on to college in the fall. Despite the school year being almost over, it’s never too late for a student to think about their first semester […]

5 Tech Gifts to Give Your Mom for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just right around the corner, and it’s the time of the year where you can show your mom just how much you care about her (although you should be doing that every day). These five tech gifts can show her your love and tell her that you truly care about her relationship […]

Laptop, Tablet or 2-in-1: Which to Buy?

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Laptops have become the default PC form factor. After surviving an onslaught of low-cost netbooks, the laptop today is in most cases just as powerful as a desktop computer, with users having the appreciating the benefit of packing up and heading off to the local café when they’re ready. Laptops aren’t just what most companies […]

How to Sell Your Gadgets on eBay Without Getting Ripped Off

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We’ve given you some tips in the past about buying gadgets on eBay, but what if you’re selling them? Getting rid of your old gadgets can be dead easy, especially if you use a trade-in program at a store (but we don’t recommend that). To get the most out of selling your old gadgets, posting […]

The iPad Goes Bollywood Dancing

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Apple’s Your Verse campaign is all about how individuals use the iPad to create. I’m sure you’ve seen the commercial that features individuals in a variety of fields from storm chasing to sports to engineering to the arts. The commercial features a voice over by Robin Williams lifted from the film Dead Poets Society begging […]

Kindle Fire Sale: Amazon Tablets Starting at $119 at Best Buy

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Once again, Best Buy has Kindle Fire tablets on sale starting at $119. Buyers can get the entry-level Kindle Fire HD for just $119 for the 8GB model, while the 16GB version is $129. Furthermore, you can also grab the latest Kindle Fire HDX 7″ slate starting at $199 for the 16GB version, with the […]

Kindle Fire Sale: Amazon Tablets Starting at $119

Kindle Fire sale on Amazon

Not one to shy away from discounting its own tablets, Amazon has knocked down the prices of its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets for a limited time. You can grab the entry-level Kindle Fire HD 7″ for just $119 for the 8GB version, which is $20 off from the regular price. As […]

3 Reasons the iPad 4 Is a Great Buy

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Apple has officially brought back the fourth-generation iPad to replace the iPad 2 as the company’s entry-level iOS tablet. At $399 for the 16GB version, the iPad 4 (or as Apple is calling it now: the iPad with Retina display) is the cheapest iPad that you can buy right now, making it $100 less than […]

iPad 4 Rises from the Dead, Replaces iPad 2

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As reported last month, the iPad 2 is indeed getting the ax and was put to its death today. Replacing it is the fourth-generation iPad, which is getting revived from the dead to replace the aging iPad 2. Apple is now selling the fourth-gen iPad (calling it the “iPad with Retina display”) for $399 for […]

5 Best iPad Stands

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iPads are taking the world by storm, and while they’re the perfect mobile device for folks who want ultimate screen real estate, sometimes we just want to sit back and watch a movie on it every now and then. Such a practice requires the iPad to be propped up for hands-free viewing. With that in […]

Refurbished iPad Air Now Available in Apple’s Online Store

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The iPad Air has been available to purchase for a while now, with the tablet getting a refresh back in the fall. However, refurbished units are now showing up for sale in Apple’s online refurbished store for a nice discount. Customers can get a 16GB iPad Air for just $420 or a 32GB model for […]

iPad Sale Takes $30 Off All Models at Staples

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If you’re in the market for a new tablet, Staples is having a deal where you can get any tablet that’s regularly priced at $149 or more for $30 off. This means that you can grab any iPad and save $30 off the price, as well as Kindle Fire tablets and Samsung slates. Using the […]

iPad Slumps as Android Tablets Become More Popular

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Apple’s iPad has been the dominating tablet for quite some time, but Android tablets are finally gaining steam and overtaking iPad market share. According to research firm Gartner, Android tablets made up 61.9% of the tablet market share in 2013, with the iPad settling at 36%. The previous year, iPads controlled 52.8% of the tablet […]

iPad 2 vs iPad Mini Retina: What Buyers Need to Know

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, according to rumors, which would end the tablet’s three-year reign as an active seller in the Apple Store. The company has kept the older tablet around despite its usual tradition of phasing out older products around two years after they’re released, […]

iPad 2 vs iPad Mini: What’s the Better Value?

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, ending its three-year reign as an active seller in Apple Stores. The company has kept the older tablet around, claiming that it was still popular amongst schools and businesses. However, it looks like Apple will be making way for a […]

iPad 2: Is It Still Worth Buying?

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The iPad 2 is coming up on its three-year anniversary next month, and Apple is actually still actively selling the legacy tablet in its store, but rumor has it that the company is thinking about finally giving it the boot at some point this year, officially discontinuing it in order to make room for another […]

Android Tablet v. Windows 8.1 Tablet: What to Buy

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With the availability of smaller 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets recently on the market with commendable specs, performance, and battery life, is it worth it to go full Windows or should consumers still opt for any number of Android slates in a variety of different screen sizes? I actually get this question asked a lot by […]

iPad 2 to Be Discontinued This Year

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The iPad 2 has stuck around longer than any iPad that Apple has ever sold, but it seems that company will be ending the tablet’s three-year run at some point this year, according to Apple Insider. Sources familiar with Apple’s plans for the iPad 2 say that the Cupertino-based company will be toning down its […]