MLB fines coach for wearing an Apple Watch during a game

Officials at the MLB are definitely keen to remind teams that they aren't allowed to use wearable tech during games. The league has fined Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto for wearing his Apple Watch in the dugout during an October 4th game ag... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Verizon gives up on its Android Wear watch after 4 months

Did you rush out to buy Verizon's Wear24 smartwatch? No? You're far from alone, apparently. Verizon has quietly discontinued the Android Wear 2.0 device a little over 4 months after its mid-May debut. The carrier isn't explaining the decision oth... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

How to Watch the Apple iPhone X & iPhone 8 Event Live on Any Device

How to Watch the Apple iPhone X & iPhone 8 Event Live on Any Device is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. You can watch the Apple iPhone 8 event live on basically any device with an Internet connection as the company plans to stream the event on Tuesday September 12th where you will be able to see the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iOS 11. Here’s a full rundown of everything we expect Apple will announce at this event, and what you shouldn’t count on. It’s incredibly easy [Read Entire Story]

How to watch the live stream for today’s Apple iPhone keynote

Apple is holding a keynote today at the brand new Steve Jobs Theater on Apple Campus, and the company is expected to unveil new iPhone models, a new Apple Watch as well as a new Apple TV. At 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris), you’ll be able to watch the event as the company is streaming it live. You know what September means. It means that Apple is about to unveil… Read More SOURCE: TechCrunch - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Rumored to Announce iPhone 8 on September 12th

According to a report first posted by Mac4Ever last week, Apple is set to announce (and possibly release) the iPhone 8 on September 12th. While it wouldn’t exactly be the most shocking news that Apple is revealing its next phone in September – a company staple since 2012 – the article claims that Apple has been contacting telecoms in advance to keep the specific day of September 12th free in their calendars. Expected at this year’s event is the new iPhone 8, which will [Read Entire Story]

2018 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things You Need to Know

2018 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things You Need to Know is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The 2018 Nissan Leaf is an all new version of the popular electric vehicle from Nissan. The 2018 Leaf adds more range, better performance, a modern look, one pedal driving and new self driving features. This is what buyers need to know about the new Nissan Leaf including one reason you might want to wait for the 2019 Nissan Leaf. Described as an electric vehicle with a “cool tech attitude” the [Read Entire Story]

How to Pre-Order the Galaxy Note 8

How to Pre-Order the Galaxy Note 8 is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date is three weeks away and the Galaxy Note 8 pre-orders start tonight. You can pre-order the Note 8 through carriers, direct from retailers and even through Samsung. There are even a good number of Galaxy Note 8 deals available. This is what you need to know about the Galaxy Note 8 pre-orders, including how to pre-order the Galaxy Note 8 if you want to be one of the first to get [Read Entire Story]

Aetna may offer customers a free Apple Watch as a perk

Health insurer Aetna is already giving its workers free Apple Watches (plus a handful of regular customers), but it now looks ready to expand those bonuses to everyone. CNBC sources understand that Aetna is in talks with Apple to offer a free or disc... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

All the major cases where an LTE-enabled Apple Watch would be great

Apple is reportedly working on an Apple Watch that won’t have to be tethered to your phone for data, freeing that small fitness tracker on your wrist from the oppressive confines of having to carry around a now-critical piece of technology for operating in your daily life. This will probably have repercussions for the battery life of the watch that you have to charge every evening. We… Read More SOURCE: TechCrunch - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

5 Reasons Not to Install macOS Sierra and 9 Reasons You Should

5 Reasons Not to Install macOS Sierra and 9 Reasons You Should is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Here are the reasons not to install macOS Sierra and the reasons you should upgrade to macOS Sierra 10.12.6 today. For most users the reasons to install macOS Sierra outweigh the drawbacks, but for there are still some important reasons to wait — even for smaller updates. Apple announced macOS High Sierra at WWDC 2017 in early June. This is currently available as a beta that you can [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch 3: 5 Reasons to Wait & 3 Reasons Not To

Apple Watch 3: 5 Reasons to Wait & 3 Reasons Not To is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. There are very important reasons to wait for the Apple Watch 3 release date before you buy a new Apple Watch. We’ll walk you through what you need to know to decide if it is worth waiting for the Apple Watch Series 3 that we expect this fall, and some reasons not to wait for the new Apple Watch to arrive in 2017. Apple delivered a massive upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 2 with a better [Read Entire Story]

How to Install the iOS 11 Beta Now

How to Install the iOS 11 Beta Now is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Here’s how you can install the iOS 11 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch today, without waiting for the iOS 11 release date this fall or the public iOS 11 beta coming later next month. You don’t need a computer to install the iOS 11 beta thanks to a special configuration profile that allows you to install the iOS 11 beta just like you do with a normal iOS update. Keep in mind that this is much [Read Entire Story]

10 Things to Do Before the iOS 11 Beta Release

10 Things to Do Before the iOS 11 Beta Release is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Unless Apple drastically changes how it releases its iOS updates, we should see an iOS 11 beta emerge for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in early June. With a release on the horizon, we want to help first timers prepare for the iOS 11 beta release. On June 5th, Apple executives will take the stage at the company’s annual developer conference. And it’s there we expect the company to outline the [Read Entire Story]

15 Common iOS 10 Problems & How to Fix Them

15 Common iOS 10 Problems & How to Fix Them is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. iOS 10 problems continue to plague iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as we make our way into 2017. If you run into an iOS 10 issue on your device try a fix from this list before taking your device down to your local Apple Store. The iOS 10 beta killed off some nasty bugs but iOS 10 problems slipped through the cracks. To combat these issues, Apple’s released several bug fix updates including iOS [Read Entire Story]

Samsung’s Note 7 fiasco isn’t hurting the Galaxy S8 one bit

The Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 launch and subsequent two recalls were arguably the most embarrassing consumer electronics mishap in recent memory, so you’d think users might be a bit more cautious buying Samsung gear just a few short months later. Nope: if Samsung’s S8 sales are any indication, consumers have all but forgotten the whole flaming phone fiasco just six months prior. Not only did the device exceed break Samsung’s record for mobile phone pre-orders, it also beat last year’s S7 sales by [Read Entire Story]

How to Claim Your Free Gear VR with Galaxy S8

How to Claim Your Free Gear VR with Galaxy S8 is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. In case you didn’t know we have some good news for those that pre-ordered the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. Samsung is giving all buyers a free Gear VR headset with a motion controller. Here’s how to claim your free Samsung Gear VR today. Last year with the release of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge everyone received a free Gear VR too, but this year is different. Not only is it a newer model, but it [Read Entire Story]

5 Best Apple Watch Alternatives

5 Best Apple Watch Alternatives is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. A couple of years ago we shared the 5 best Apple Watch alternatives for both Apple iPhone users and Android phone users. However, the smart watch market has some new options so we’ve got an updated list of the 5 best Apple Watch users. This time around, the list doesn’t split into one set of alternatives for iPhone users and one for Android users. A few of these will work with an iPhone, but we [Read Entire Story]

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Deals

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Deals is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. The premium new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are finally official and will be available on April 21st. They’re also pretty expensive. As expected, buyers have a ton of Galaxy S8 deals to take advantage of. With that in mind below is a continuously updated list of the best Galaxy S8 deals we can find. From $100 off to a free Gear VR 2 headset and more. Samsung announced both phones on March 29th and made [Read Entire Story]

Insta360 Air now on sale to turn Android, PCs into 360 cameras

It wasn’t too long ago when 360-degree cameras were the hot thing in both mobile and photography spaces. You had the Samsung Gear 360, the LG 360 CAM, the Ricoh Theta, and, of course, the Insta360 Nano. That last one, however, was restricted to the iPhone 6 and latter only. So late last year, Insta360 went to Indiegogo to give … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Wish App: 5 Things Users Need to Know

Wish App: 5 Things Users Need to Know is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The Wish app is one of the most popular free iPhone apps now as shoppers turn to this bargain shopping app to look for presents and for things they wish they owned. Wish is a shopping service in the U.S. and the UK that puts consumers directly in touch with sellers in China to buy clothing, electronics, and gadgets at a steep discount. Many times you are buying a copy of a name brand or an unbranded version. [Read Entire Story]

AT&T vs. T-Mobile: All The Things That Matter

AT&T vs. T-Mobile: All The Things That Matter is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. There’s almost no way to own a smartphone and not have a business or professional relationship with one of the four largest wireless carriers in the United States. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint are the only networks in town, the only companies that offer coast-to-coast nationwide coverage with the best phones and competitive plans. Verizon is the biggest network around and Sprint has the [Read Entire Story]

Synaptics at CES 2017: Advanced Touch and DDIC

To some extent, Synaptics is not nearly as visible to consumers as a company like Intel or Qualcomm, but their role in touch interfaces and display driver ICs is a critical part of the user experience. A touchscreen with low processing latency, truly invisible touch sensing, and excellent noise rejection isn’t really what you’ll see on billboards, but if these things aren’t done properly just about anyone will notice the results. Similarly, if a fingerprint scanner has high [Read Entire Story]