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.

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Friday Apple Rumors: Apple May Release iOS 8.2 Next Week

Friday's Apple Rumors include job listings for virtual reality engineers, Tim Cook talking about the Apple Watch's uses and more. Read Article

Google Blogger Won’t Ban Porn After All

Google Blogger will continue to allow porn after backlash from users changed the company's mind before the new policy went into effect. Read Article

Twitter Rolls Out New Features to Tackle Trolls, Abuse

Twitter has announced new safety features, including changes to how reporting is done, to help combat trolls and abuse on its service. Read Article

New Facebook Gender Option Lets You ‘Fill in the Blank’

A new Facebook gender option has added a new option that lets users create a custom gender by typing it into an empty text box. Read Article

Google Pays Whopping $25M for .app Web Domain

Google paid $25 million for the .app domain name and is signed up to bid on several others being auctioned off by ICANN. Read Article

Ericsson Sues Apple in Patent Dispute

Ericsson, a Swedish telecom equipment provider, has filed nine lawsuits against Apple in a dispute over patent infringement. Read Article

Apple Watch: What Can We Really Expect?

Expectations are high for the Apple Watch to either be a hit or a failure -- better to think of it as a steady AAPL performer like Apple TV. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch May Release in Early April

Thursday's Apple Rumors include possible RAM in upcoming devices, a new lawsuit over patent infringement and Watch release dates. Read Article

Samsung Buys LoopPay to Outfit Galaxy S6 Against Apple Pay

Samsung bought LoopPay and if it shows up as a mobile payment system on the Galaxy S6, Apple Pay has less to worry about than Google Wallet. Read Article

Google, SolarCity Team Up to Bring Solar Panels to Average Joes

Google and SolarCity have teamed up to bring solar panels to homeowners who can't afford current solar energy rates. Read Article

Facebook Update: FB Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Feature

Facebook has announced a new suicide prevention feature that offers advice to those who are troubled and their friends to help them. Read Article

What Is Net Neutrality?

What is net neutrality? Here's what you should know about fair Internet practices and how they affect you. Read Article

Apple Watch Gets 12-Page Spread in ‘Vogue’

A 12-page Apple Watch ad has appeared in Vogue and shows off the three versions of the device, but it doesn't list prices. Read Article

Twitter Launches Its First WordPress Plugin

Twitter has launched its first official WordPress plug-in to help make the social media site more user-friendly. Read Article

Google Play Increases Free Song Storage Limit

Google Play is increasing the free song storage limit to more than twice the current capacity of 20,000. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch May Be More Waterproof

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a survey of what fans thing of the iPhone's battery life, voice commands being recorded by Siri and more. Read Article

Microsoft to Stop Supporting Facebook, Google Chat in

Microsoft has announced that it will be ending support for Facebook and Google chat service on and suggests Skype instead. Read Article

‘Pebble Time’ Smartwatch Makes Kickstarter Record

Pebble Time is a new smartwatch just set a Kickstarter record for being the fastest campaign to reach its goal. Read Article

Facebook News: FB Hits 2M Advertisers, Launches App Manager

Facebook News: The social media site has hit 2 million advertisers. These are mostly small- and medium-size business owners. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Samsung May Provide DRAM for Apple’s A9 Chips

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include Visa getting ready for Apple Pay in Europe, the acquisition of Camel Audio by Apple and more. Read Article