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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Wednesday Apple Rumors: Proactive May Be a Rival for Google Now

Wednesday Apple Rumors include native apps for Watch, a major change in the new OS X 10.10.4 beta and a possible Google Now rival for iOS. Read Article

Price Drop: Amazon Fire Phone Gets Even Cheaper

The Amazon Fire Phone just dropped in price once again. The phone is now $179, including a year of Prime. Read Article

Facebook Messenger Alert: Users Can Track Your Location With ‘Marauder’s Map’

Facebook Messenger users beware—a new feature called Marauder’s Map can track a user’s location to within three feet. Read Article

Apple Bug Alert: This Text Message Will Make Your iPhone Crash

There's a bug with Apple Inc.'s iPhone that is causing it to crash when a certain text message is received and the user's phone is locked. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 May Support a Force Touch Display

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include an new OS X 10.10.4 beta, job listings for iTunes employees and a support for a Force Touch display in iOS 9. Read Article

Twitter Launches Periscope on Android

Twitter Inc has brought its Periscope app to Android and it includes new features that are exclusive to this version of the app. Read Article

The Best Android Phone of 2015

With most of the flagship Android phones now announced, here are the contenders for the title of best Android phone of 2015 Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 to Focus on Improving Performance

Friday's Apple Rumors include problems with the most recent Apple Watch update, Watch Edition orders starting to ship and more. Read Article

EA Debuts New ‘Need for Speed’ Trailer

Electronic Arts Inc. has released a new 'Need for Speed' trailer that shows little of gameplay, but promises a Fall 2015 release. Read Article

Netflix Redesign Coming in June 2015: What to Expect

A Netflix redesign is on the way for the video streaming service that makes major changes in how users search for shows on the website. Read Article

Dating Website Adult FriendFinder Hacked

Adult FriendFinder, a website that matches users based on sexual preferences, has been hacked and private info of millions has been leaked. Read Article

Facebook Messenger Adds ‘Stranger’ Clues for Your ‘Other’ Messages

FB is adding a new feature to Facebook Messenger that will help identify people users aren't friends with using public information. Read Article

Apple Watch Estimates Differ Wildly, But AAPL Doesn’t Care

Estimates for Apple Watch sales range from 15 million to 36 million, but iPhone sales are more important and have higher profit margins. Read Article

Watch Out for Xiaomi: Apple and Samsung Certainly Are

Xiaomi is doing business in the U.S. with its online Mi Store, leaving Apple and Samsung vulnerable to eventual Xiaomi phone sales. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Patents 3D Display That Doesn’t Require Glasses

Apple (AAPL) has patented a display that can show 2D and 3D images at the same time without the use of glasses. Read Article

Apple Wisely Ditches Plans for a 4K Apple TV (AAPL)

After working on an Apple TV set for years, reports say AAPL has dropped plans to release its own 4KTV. Here's why that's the right move. Read Article

Amazon vs. Google – Who Will Win?

AMZN and GOOG stock are at odds, with Amazon and Google both fighting for e-commerce, ads and cloud biz. Which tech stock will win? Read Article

Google Search Results to Include Tweets From Twitter

Google searches will now include tweets from Twitter. The feature will be available on desktops and mobile devices. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Working on a Home App for HomeKit

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include free upgrades on iMacs for some customers, new Watch shipping estimates and a possible Home app for iOS 9. Read Article

Spotify Can Now Pick Songs to Match Your Running Pace

Spotify is adding a feature designed for runners that will pick songs that match your pace in order to keep you going. Read Article