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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5 Netflix TV Shows to Binge-Watch Before Fall Premieres

Fall TV premieres have already started, and with more just around the corner, we picked out some Netflix TV shows to help ease the wait. Read Article

BB-8 Rolling Droid: Will This Be Hottest Christmas Toy for 2015?

The BB-8 rolling droid is an innovative Star Wars toy that may become the hottest Christmas toy this year. Read Article

WhatsApp Hits 900 Million Milestone

WhatsApp has officially hit the 900-million user benchmark but Facebook has yet to make the app profitable. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Working on New iPad Keyboard

Friday's Apple Rumors include the opening of a new App Store games Twitter account, possible camera upgrades for the iPhone 6s and more. Read Article

Skype 6.0: 5 Things to Know About the New Update

Microsoft is launching a Skype 6.0 update that will enhance the app. Here are five things to know about it. Read Article

Facebook Creating Free Educational Software for Public Schools

Facebook is offering a free educational software for public schools that will help students learn at their own pace. Read Article

Long-Awaited Batman: Arkham Knight Patch Is Released, Then Yanked

The patch for the PC version of 'Batman: Arkham Knight' was released to some beta players, but was pulled by Warner Bros. Read Article

Surface 3 Review: Microsoft’s Best Attempt Yet

Our Surface 3 review shows that Microsoft has turned around its consumer tablet, offering the hardware and OS to make it a viable 2-in-1. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple May Release 21-Inch iMac in October

Monday's Apple Rumors include possible iPhone 6s specs, a patent for a fuel-cell battery and a rumored refresh to the iMac line. Read Article

Sony’s 4K Xperia Z5 Not Enough to Save Its Smartphone Business (SNE)

Releasing the 4K Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone is a Hail Mary for SNE, with no real winning scenario in sight. Read Article

SmartThings: 8 Things to Know About the New Samsung Smart Home Hub

Samsung's SmartThings has released its new Smart Home Hub in the United States for $99 and it comes to the United Kingdom next week. Read Article

Strong iPhone Demand Can’t Help Apple Stock (AAPL)

Strong demand for screens heading into Apple's Sept. 9 iPhone reveal wasn't enough to invigorate AAPL stock ... Are investors still hesitant from the recent market selloff? Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 May Use Old Touch Display Panels

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include more colors coming to the Apple Watch, Siri using universal searches on Apple TV and more. Read Article

Apply Magic Sauce: Tool Predicts Personality Based on Facebook Likes

Apply Magic Sauce is a tool that determines what your personality is based on nothing more than your Facebook likes. Read Article

Amazon Prime Members Can Now Buy Dash Buttons

Amazon has made it so that all Amazon Prime members can now order Dash buttons that allow quick ordering for some items. Read Article

Report: Security Warning for Users of These 9 Popular Baby Monitors

A security firm determined that nine popular baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to hacking. Read Article

Powerful Processors Don’t Make Intel Stock a Buy (INTC)

For Intel stock to become truly investment-worthy again, it's going to take more than an updated computer processor. Read Article

Apple Malware Alert: Has Your Phone Been Infected by ‘KeyRaider’?

Apple has alerted users of a malware called KeyRaider that affects iOS devices that have been jailbroken, affecting 225,000 accounts. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Start Making Original Video Content

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a possible Apple Watch expansion, a patent for iPhones that could act as smoke detectors and more. Read Article

Why GOOGL Scrapped a Google Maps Marketing Plan

Ads in Google Maps were axed before the program even got off the ground, but was GOOGL's decision the right one? Read Article