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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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Best iPhone 7 Cases

This edition of our holiday gift guide 2016 makes your Christmas shopping easier by featuring five of the best iPhone 7 cases. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: AAPL Will Release Battery Diagnostic Tool Soon

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include lifted restrictions for AAPL AI researchers, Samsung follow Apple lead on headphone jacks and more. Read Article

AT&T Inc. (T) Begins First 5G Wireless Tests

AT&T Inc. (T) is conducting its first test of 5G wireless and it is teaming up with Intel Corporation (INTC) for the effort. Read Article

Hour of Code: 9 Things to Know About the Global Movement is launching the third annual Hour of Code movement, which helps to draw interest in coding from young people looking to program. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: App Store Users Abusing Refund Policy

Monday's Apple Rumors include MacBook Pro battery complaints, a new Apple Store coming to Shanghai on December 10 and more. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Plans HomeHub to Take on Amazon Echo and Google Home

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is reportedly working on a piece of software named 'HomeHub' to compete against Amazon Echo and Google Home. Read Article

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Screams ‘We Need India!’ With Google Allo

Alphabet (GOOGL) is rolling out Hindi support for Google Allo, joining Apple (AAPL) and other tech giants in acknoweldging India's importance. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Manufacturing Problems Hurt iPhone 6s Batteries

Friday's Apple Rumors include a new beta update for iOS 10.2, a report on fake AAPL chargers and safety and more battery information. Read Article

Will a Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Phone Dethrone the iPhone?

Microsoft (MSFT) likely won't record iPhone-esque sales if it releases a Surface Phone. But MSFT could still challenge AAPL for users. Read Article

Fake Apple Inc. (AAPL) Chargers Can Be Deadly, Says U.K.

Apple (AAPL) has a problem entirely NOT of its own making. The issue of counterfeit Apple chargers simply won't go away. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: AAPL to Use Drones for Mapping

Thursday's Apple Rumors include slowing production for the iPhone 7, a new battery tool for iPhone 6s owners and drone mapping. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Surface Studio Upgradability Is Horrid

Microsoft's (MSFT) new Surface Studio goes further in locking down users than Apple's (AAPL) iMac, with even the RAM soldered to the motherboard. Read Article

Fitbit Inc (FIT) In Talks to Acquire Smartwatch Pioneer Pebble

Fitbit (FIT) is in talks for a Pebble acquisition at a bargain $40 million, and the move seems likely to spell the end of Pebble watches. Read Article

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Best Smartphones

This gift guide 2016 edition covers smartphones, with five of the best smartphone choices for holiday shoppers looking for a big ticket gift. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: AirPods Will Launch in Coming Weeks

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a fix for a Boot Camp issue, problems with iPhone batteries and more AirPods release news. Read Article

Should Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Holders FEAR the iPhone 8?

Apple (AAPL) will launch the much-anticipated iPhone 8 next year. But believe it or not, that could make it MORE difficult to own AAPL stock. Read Article

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Says Netflix Offline Playback Is Here

Netflix offline playback is now available for all customers of the streaming service with an iOS or Android mobile device. Read Article

Will Apple Inc. (AAPL) Beat Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) HoloLens?

Could Apple (AAPL) give Microsoft's (MSFT) HoloLens a run for its money? Maybe, but investors should consider each company's focus first. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: 4.7-Inch iPhone 8 May Include Wireless Charging

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include more devices being added to the obsolete list, refunds for some iMac hinge repairs and more. Read Article

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: 5 Bluetooth Headphones for iPhone 7 Owners

Our holiday gift guide 2016 edition lists the best wireless headphones, including bluetooth headphones for iPhone 7 owners. Read Article