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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Friday Apple Rumors: Possible Images of 12-Inch MacBook Air Leak

Friday's Apple Rumors include security inspections of Apple devices by the Chinese government, exploits is OS X and more. Read Article

PC Sales Stage a Recovery

PC sales have posted an increase after years of declines, and HPQ, MSFT and other tech stocks should benefit from the recovery Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Patent Details New Uses for Smart Covers

Thursday's Apple Rumors include Watch battery life expectations, BlackBerry wanted Apple Apps on its devices and a new patent. Read Article

Where Has the Free iTunes ‘Single of the Week’ Gone?

Apple has stopped its "Free Single of the Week" promotion on iTunes, which has been going on since 2004, for unknown reasons. Read Article

Missed Tweets? Twitter Recap Feature Launches on iOS

Twitter has officially launched its recap feature to show users missed Tweets on iOS and it will come to Android and the website soon. Read Article

The HoloLens: Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft’s New Gear

HoloLens is the new augmented reality headset from Microsoft that lets Windows 10 users interact with three dimensional holograms Read Article

WhatsApp Temporarily Bans WhatsApp Plus Users

WhatsApp is taking down third-party apps that mimic its functionality including WhatsApp Plus and others. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Developers Working on Apple Watch Games

Wednesday Apple Rumors include NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden refusing to use iPhones, a new Yosemite preview build and more. Read Article

Windows 10 Event: MSFT Surprises With 84-Inch Surface Hub and HoloLens VR Headset

Windows 10 shows off universal apps, Spartan, Cortana, Xbox integration and surprises with Surface Hub and HoloLens hardware Read Article

AMZN to Pull Plug on Amazon Wallet App

Amazon has announced that as of today, Jan. 21, 2014, it is no longer supporting the Amazon Wallet app, which launched six months ago. Read Article

Your Facebook News Feed Will Now Include Less Viral Hoaxes

Facebook has made some changes to help lessen the amount of hoaxes on its platform by limiting distribution and alerting users of the hoax. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple May be Working on Stylus for iPad Pro

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a patent for eye-tracking technology, more banks added to Apple Pay and a possible iPad stylus. Read Article

Facebook Messenger Tests Voice-to-Text Feature

Facebook Messenger is testing out a new feature with a small number of users that allows users to change recorded voice clips into text. Read Article

25 Most Common Passwords: Here’s What NOT to Use

SplashData released a list of the most common passwords. Here is the top 25 including 'password' and 'iloveyou.' Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Testing iOS 9

Friday's Apple Rumors include iOS 8 beta being released to retail employees, Swift climbing in popularity and iOS 9 test rumors. Read Article

Xbox One Screenshots Are Coming Soon

Microsoft's Xbox One will soon let users capture screenshots while playing games and share them with friends in an update for early 2015. Read Article

GE, Keurig Team Up on Coffee-Making Fridge

Keurig and GE have teamed up to create a fridge that brews coffee on a K-Cup. The fridge will retail for about $3,300. Read Article

Google Glass: Consumer Sales to End This Month

Google Glass is closing down its Explorer program and will stop being sold this month as the team moves out of Google X labs. Read Article

Google (GOOG): Quit it With Google Glass And Focus on Nest

The tech genius behind the design of the iPod must now focus on Glass and the smarthome division Nest, a dangerous misallocation of resources by GOOG. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Patent Shows Possible New Touch ID Uses

Thursday's Apple Rumors include 1 million new users a week signing up for iBooks, more Apple Stores being opened in China and more. Read Article