Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

smartphone,A consumer based economy always lends itself to technology, as members of the economy demand the newest, coolest gadgets. Because of that, it is pertinent for both consumers and investors to be aware of the current tech trends and most recent products. When everyone is scrambling to buy the newest iPhone or sort out the latest Apple rumors, investors are doing the same with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock.

Reduce the scramble in your life by reading our reviews and analysis on the latest tech companies and their products.

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Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Pay Rewards May Be Cooming Soon

Tuesday's Apple rumors include Apple Pay rewards maybe coming for the holidays, possible iPad 2 Air benchmark tests and more. Read Article

Anonabox: Kickstarter Suspends Popular Privacy Router Campaign

Kickstarted has suspended the Anonabox -- a Tor hardware router -- over concerns regarding the originality of the device. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: AAPL Isn’t Interested In a Touchscreen Mac

Monday's Apple rumors include updates to Dropbox that includes TouchID, Yosemite public betas still be offered to users and more. Read Article

Store List: Where Can I Use Apple Pay With My iPhone 6?

Apple Pay launched today with the release of iOS 8.1 and several retailers are allowing customers to make purchases with the new feature. Read Article

iPad Air 2: The One New Apple iPad Worth Considering

Apple iPad Air 2 gets thinner and faster, boosts camera performance, adds Touch ID and offers a gold color option Read Article

Whisper App Denies It’s Tracking User Locations

Whisper app denies a report from The Guardian claiming that the app tracks its users' locations without their permission. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: New Features Coming in iOS 8.1 Update

Friday's Apple rumors include new features coming in iOS 8.1, the removal of Bose products from the online Apple Store and more. Read Article

GOOG: Google May Test High-Speed Wi-Fi

Google may be preparing to test out a new high-speed wi-fi service that can transport gigabits of date over a millimeter-wave frequency. Read Article

FB News: Facebook May Overtake YouTube as Video King

Facebook is taking on YouTube for rights to the video king throne on its social media platform and it looks like it might just win. Read Article

Apple iPad Weakness a Serious Threat to AAPL Stock

AAPL stock is soaring in 2014, and a recent Apple iPad event hopes to grow its tablet sales. But if the new iPad falls flat, so will AAPL. Read Article

AAPL, MCD: McDonald’s to Support Apple Pay on Launch

Apple Pay will launch on Monday, October 20 and all of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. locations will support the service when it goes live. Read Article

Apple Pay to Debut October 20 (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) is launching Apple Pay, its NFC-enabled mobile payment technology, on Oct. 20. iPhone 6 users and merchants should be excited. Read Article

Apple iPad Event: New iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and Retina iMac

Apple iPad event shows off latest new iPad models with Touch ID and new 5K 27-inch iMac with Retina Display Read Article

GOOG: Google Fiber Plans Austin Launch in December 2014

Google has announced that it will be bringing Google Fiber to the south and southeast areas Austin, Texas in December 2014. Read Article

FB News: Say You’re ‘OK’ With New Facebook Safety Check Tool

A new tool from Facebook, called "Safety Check", will let users alert friends of their safety during a natural disaster. Read Article

Images of New Apple iPads Leak on iTunes Before Oct. 16 AAPL Event

A new image that is the result of an Apple iPad Leak shows two new devices that were revealed before the Oct. 16 press event. Read Article

Kobo Aura H2O Review: The Best E-Reader Is Now Waterproof

Our Kobo Aura H2O review shows a device that improves on the successful Kobo Aura, with advantages over the new Kindle Voyage Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Update Logo with More 3D Look

Wednesday's Apple rumors include a leaked image of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, a surprise announcement for Oct. 16 and more. Read Article

What Is Gamergate? A Brief Rundown of the Gaming Controversy

What is Gamergate? 'InvestorPlace' takes a look at the controversy that has spread its way through the gaming community. Read Article

Nexus 6 Announced: Google Phablet Takes on iPhone 6 Plus in Two Weeks

Nexus 6 is the Android Lollipop-running Google phablet set to take on Apple’s iOS 8 and iPhone 6 Plus combo Read Article