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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FCC’s New Online Privacy Rules: 7 Highlights

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced a slate of new privacy rules to benefit consumers. Here are seven highlights from it. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Unleashes New MacBook Pro With Touch Bar

Today’s Apple (AAPL) event was focused on the Mac, including a long-awaited new MacBook Pro with an innovative new Touch Bar. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: AAPL Announces MacBook Pro 2016

Thursday's Apple Rumors include 'Minecraft' coming to Apple TV, a new TV app for browsing content and the updated MacBook Pro. Read Article

Nikkei: Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Release Three All-Glass iPhone 8 Models in 2017

A report from Nikkei Asian Review says Apple Inc. (AAPL) is going with an all-glass iPhone 8 in three different sizes in 2017. Read Article

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL) Android Is at its Most Vulnerable Right Now

Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Android has become the Windows of mobility, leaving hundreds of millions of users vulnerable to malware. Read Article

Windows 10 Creators Update: 7 Things to Know

The Windows 10 Creators Update is the latest Microsoft creation that will make your life easier. Here are seven things to know about the update. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: AAPL Leaks New MacBook Pro Images

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include talk of three new iPhones coming out in 2017, a new Apple TV app being announced on Thursday and more. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Doubles Down With iMac-Killer

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) took the wraps off its iMac-killer, the Surface Studio all-in-one PC, and showed off Windows 10 Creators Update. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay Volume Skyrockets 500% (AAPL)

Apple Pay was a rare bright spot in Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) mixed Q4 report, with September transactions exceeding volume for all of 2015. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: AAPL Working on iMessage Android Mockup

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the release of Beats new Powerbeats 3 wireless earphones, hints at the MacBook OLED bar and more. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s Apple Watch Sales Are a Mess (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) is taking a bigger hit than most in the tanking smartwatch market. The Apple Watch isn't cooked, but it's not what we expected. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: AAPL Files Three MacBook Laptops in Russia

Monday's Apple Rumors include the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.1, a new batch of iPhone 8 rumors and some MacBook filings in Russia. Read Article

IBM Shocker: Switching to Apple Inc. (AAPL) Mac PCs Saves a Lot of Money

Mac computers cost more upfront, but IBM is rolling out 1,300 Macs a week because ultimately they save up to $543 each compared to Windows. Read Article

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL) Google TV Could Threaten the Entire Cable Industry

GOOGL is making more headway in preparing for the release of a Google TV subscription service, which might disrupt the entire industry. Read Article

How Apple Inc. (AAPL) HomeKit Protects Against DDoS Attacks

Last week’s Botnet attack on Dyn was led by smart devices with poor security, but Apple's (AAPL) HomeKit protects against such hacks. Read Article

Dish Network Corp Adds YouTube, LLC to Dish Hopper 3 DVR

Dish Network (DISH) has added the YouTube app to its list of offerings for its Dish Hopper 3 DVR. Here's what you should know about the move. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: AAPL Closing Galeries Lafayette Watch Store

Friday's Apple Rumors include a massive iPhone theft in Massachusetts, the purchase of a $1 million car with Apple Pay and more. Read Article

Website Outages: DDoS Attacks Shut Down Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, More

DDoS attacks from hackers caused outages for certain services, including Twitter (TWTR), on the East Coast on Thursday and Friday. Read Article

9 Civilization 6 Tips for Beginners

Sid Meier's new Civilization game has been released and 'InvestorPlace' has collected some Civilization 6 tips for new players. Read Article

What to Expect From Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) October Event

The media invites are out for an Oct. 27 Apple Event (AAPL), where a new MacBook Pro is expected to be in the spotlight. Read Article