iPhone X Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know

iPhone X Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. iPhone X users are dealing with an assortment of problems as we push into 2018. The current list includes some of the most common iPhone problems, problems like weird battery drain, issues with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and other performance-related issues. We’re also hearing about hardware-related problems with the device’s new Face ID facial recognition, 5.8-inch OLED screen, and speakers. Our [Read Entire Story]

How to Change the Apple Watch Face

How to Change the Apple Watch Face is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. You can change the Apple Watch face and customize what you see on the Apple Watch when you look at it. This makes it easy to see the most important information at a glance, and it allows you to customize it with a new photo every time you look at your wrist. There are still no third party Apple Watch faces, but you can change the Apple Watch faces quickly and you can customize the Apple Watch face color and the [Read Entire Story]

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 2500 Wearable Platform For Kids Watches

Today among the announcements of then new mid- and low-end SoC lineup Qualcomm also announced a new wearable platform dubbed the Snapdragon Wear 2500. We don’t have many details on the platform and just interpreting what’s on the press release- but what seems to be happening here is that we’re looking at a new platform with supporting IC rather than a new SoC succeeding the Snapdragon 2100. In terms of disclosed specifications, the SW2500 matches the SW2100 as it uses a [Read Entire Story]

17 Common Apple Watch Problems & How to Fix Them

17 Common Apple Watch Problems & How to Fix Them is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple Watch and Apple Watch 3 problems continue to frustrate users despite multiple Apple Watch updates and iPhone updates. Here are common Apple Watch problems and how to fix many of the problems without going to Apple for help. Small, but annoying problems are common with new device categories. For most users, these Apple Watch problems are not a major issue, but some of these can break the [Read Entire Story]

8 Exciting New watchOS 5 Features That Will Upgrade Your Apple Watch

8 Exciting New watchOS 5 Features That Will Upgrade Your Apple Watch is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Here’s a look at what’s new in watchOS 5. This is the new version of Apple Watch software coming to most Apple Watches later this year. Here’s a rundown of the most exciting new Apple Watch features. This greatly expands what the Apple Watch can do. Apple announced watchOS 5 at WWDC alongside iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. There is a developer watchOS 5 beta, but most [Read Entire Story]

Should I Wait for the Apple Watch 4 or Buy One Today?

Should I Wait for the Apple Watch 4 or Buy One Today? is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple is working on an Apple Watch 4. The company has not announced it yet, but every year Apple starts selling a new and improved model. This guide will help you decide if you should wait for the Apple Watch 4 release date or if you should buy an Apple Watch now. The Apple Watch 3 is good, but the Apple Watch 4 rumors promise important upgrades. While you won’t see one during the Apple [Read Entire Story]

AirPod-holstering Apple Watch band is equal parts obnoxious and useful

Just when you thought goofy AirPod shirt-collar pockets were bad, another company comes along to prove you wrong. Elago (not to be confused with Elgato) has come out with an AirPod-holding wristband accessory for the Apple Watch, as spotted by Macrum... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple will repair your swollen Watch Series 2 battery for free

If your Apple Watch Series 2 suddenly won't turn on, don't panic -- you might qualify for a free fix. MacRumors has learned that Apple has quietly institute a service policy that will repair 42mm Series 2 models for free when they either won't power... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit is crashing after a pretty rough note from Wall Street

Fitbit shaved off another roughly 10% of its value in trading today after a downgrade from a Wall Street firm, which will once again throw on more skepticism as to whether or not Fitbit can be a viable business in the smartwatch market. The note came from Morgan Stanley this morning, which said it was “hard to see a floor” for the company. This comes amid an increased push from Apple to position its smartwatch as a health-oriented device through a myriad of updates for its health [Read Entire Story]

T-Mobile iPhone, Apple Watch deal starts Friday: $200 prepaid card and more

Starting on Friday, T-Mobile will launch a new deal that gives customers $200 on top of their phone’s trade-in value if they buy one of the newer iPhone models. This new deal can be stacked on the company’s recently detailed free line promo, which is offering a free line to family plan customers who add a line. In addition, and … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple will fix the latest major iMessage bug soon (updated)

Every so often, a Mac or iOS bug works its way into the wild that'll crash your phone or computer with a single character send via iMessage. The latest iteration of such a bug arrived last night, affecting iOS, Macs and even the Apple Watch, but fort... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

T-Mobile Valentine’s promo offers a free line and half-off smartwatch

T-Mobile is dangling a new promotion in hopes of getting some Valentine’s Day converts. The wireless carrier is offering a special perk just for family plan customers, giving them the option of adding a new line for free. Those who aren’t on a T-Mobile family plan still have some options under this promotion, most notable being a big discount on … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Best of CES 2018: Hottest Tech We Can’t Wait to Buy

Best of CES 2018: Hottest Tech We Can’t Wait to Buy is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. These are our picks for the best technology from CES 2018 in Las Vegas. We’ve seen tons of new products and services, but these are the standouts from this year’s showcase. These are the devices that have received Gotta Be Mobile’s Best of CES Excellence Awards for 2018. We’ve spent a full week in long lines and power outages digging through thousands of services and [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit is having a bad day

Fitbit is, again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market for fitness trackers and its own smartwatch. The culprit today: a Wall Street firm slapped a “sell” rating on the company’s stock, which often results in a rejection of its potential and sparks a sharp drop-off in the company’s share value. Read More SOURCE: TechCrunch - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

10 Best Weather Apps for Android

10 Best Weather Apps for Android is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. The weather is one of those things everyone needs to know, or at least pay attention to. We check it before getting ready for the day, or while planning a big holiday vacation. With that in mind, here are a handful of the best weather apps and widgets for Android. Giving you a personal weatherman with up to the hour, or minute information and weather alerts. And while the factory installed weather apps on most [Read Entire Story]

How to Install iOS 11.2

How to Install iOS 11.2 is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The iOS 11.2 update is here with important fixes and it also brings along Apple Pay and it includes the new iOS 11.1 emojis, new iOS 11 features that stack on top of the iOS 11 upgrade that added a ton of new features in September and November. This guide will show you how to install iOS 11.2 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Apple released iOS 11 on September 19th. The iOS 11.0.1 update arrived on September 26th, followed [Read Entire Story]

FDA approval of Apple Watch medical accessory is world’s first

An EKG reader by the name of KardiaBand is officially the first Apple Watch medical accessory to be approved by the FDA. This device works with the Apple Watch to detect abnormal heart rate. KardiaBand allows users to take a single 30 second EKG on their own wrist with a tap. The company that makes this KardiaBand is AliveCor. They … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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]