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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Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Thursday's Apple Rumors include references to new Magic devices in the OS El Capitan beta, camera comparisons for the iPhone 6s and more. Read Article

Sony Makes Permanent Price Cut to PlayStation 4

Sony has cut the PlayStation 4's price down to $349 in the United States for the first time since the console's release. Read Article

Bad News for Verizon Users With Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon customers with unlimited data plans are going to start seeing extra charges in November as the wireless carrier increases prices. Read Article

Facebook News: FB Tests New Like-Button Emojis

Facebook is reportedly planning to test out new Like-button emojis that would allow users to express a wide variety of emotions. Read Article

iPhone 6s Review: Apple’s Best, But Not Perfect

Our iPhone 6s review shows AAPL delivered a smartphone that offers the expected improvements, while also adding new features like 3D Touch. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: 21.5-inch 4K iMacs May Launch Next Week

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include differences between A9 chips in the iPhone 6s, a new Bluetooth speaker from Beats and more. Read Article

Facebook News: FB to Tweak News Feeds on Slower Connections

The Facebook News Feed is changing to take into account for people trying to access the service with slower connections. Read Article

Porsche Doesn’t Trust Google, Opts for Apple CarPlay

Porsche will install Apple CarPlay in the 2017 model of its iconic 911 Carrera. Android Auto lost out because Google wanted too much info. Read Article

Amazon Suffers New Hardware Embarrassment (AMZN)

AMZN stock continues to spin its wheels, with Amazon wasting time and money on hardware boondoggles that lose money and fail to connect. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s Reservations Start in Other Countries

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the release of a new iOS 9.1 beta, a fix for the App Thinning feature in iOS 9.0.2 and more. Read Article

MSFT Event: Microsoft’s First Laptop, Surface Pro 4 and New Lumia Flagship

Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 4, new Lumia 950 smartphones, a new Surface Band and its first ever laptop in the Surface Book. Read Article

Upvoted: 5 Things to Know About the New Reddit News Site

Reddit has launched a new website dedicated to news called 'Upvoted' that shares stories collected from the forum website. Read Article

Facebook to Provide Free Internet to Africa Via Satellite

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg has announced that is going to bring internet to Africa via a satellite that will launch in 2016. Read Article

Facebook Inc’s Plan to Grab Ad Dollars From Television (FB)

Facebook stock looks even more attractive now that FB has introduced a way to attract more TV ad dollars to the social network. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Lugs Available for Third-Party Bands

Monday's Apple Rumors include the launch of the Apple Watch Hermes line, Steve Jobs wife standing against the 'Steve Jobs' film and more. Read Article

The Real Reason AMZN Banned Apple TV and Chromecast

AMZN banned sales of Chromecast and Apple TV on its website, and the real reason is so consumers buy the Fire TV instead. Read Article

Google vs Alphabet – What You Need to Know

GOOGL and GOOG stock haven't changed. It's just the name of the company - and how we think about Google ad sales vs. quirky side projects. Read Article

Why Apple Stock Could Suffer Beyond 2016 (AAPL)

Leasing in the U.S. and a slowdown in China are both big risks to Apple stock, and not even India will help. Read Article

Google Is Finally Catching Up to This Key Facebook Function (GOOGL)

Google has introduced ad targeting based on businesses' email lists. How will this impact Google stock investors? Read Article

MSFT Stock – Even Microsoft Knows It Sucks at Mobile

MSFT stock has struggled, in part because of a losing mobile strategy. Now, Microsoft isn't any better ... just more realistic. Read Article