InvestorPlace » Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:24:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Tuesday Apple Rumors: iWatch Production May Be Delayed http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-7/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-7/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:27:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544699 Tuesday's Apple rumors include possible delays to the iWatch, new channels added to Apple TV and updates to the MacBook Pro line.

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Tuesday's Apple rumors include possible delays to the iWatch, new channels added to Apple TV and updates to the MacBook Pro line.

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4 Things to Know About the Microsoft ‘Selfie’ Phone http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-selfie-phone-msft-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-selfie-phone-msft-stock/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:52:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544678 Microsoft may be preparing to launch a Windows Phone that specializes in taking selfies with a 5-megapixel forward-facing camera.

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Microsoft may be preparing to launch a Windows Phone that specializes in taking selfies with a 5-megapixel forward-facing camera.

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How the Italian Opera Plans to Use Google Glass http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-google-glass-opera/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-google-glass-opera/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:29:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544663 An Italian opera company is looking to change how viewers see the show with by having performers and other workers wear Google Glass.

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An Italian opera company is looking to change how viewers see the show with by having performers and other workers wear Google Glass.

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Sprint Customers Turn to Twitter to Add Strangers to Their ‘Framily’ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twitter-sprint-s-stock-twtr-stock-framily/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twitter-sprint-s-stock-twtr-stock-framily/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:07:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544638 Sprint members are looking to add people to their Framily plans through social media websites, such as Twitter, in search of lower bills.

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Sprint members are looking to add people to their Framily plans through social media websites, such as Twitter, in search of lower bills.

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Fire Phone Review: Amazon’s First Smartphone a Mixed Bag http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fire-phone-review-amzn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fire-phone-review-amzn/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:56:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543901 The first Amazon smartphone is a work in progress, according to our Fire Phone review. It has some interesting ideas but too many rough edges.

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The first Amazon smartphone is a work in progress, according to our Fire Phone review. It has some interesting ideas but too many rough edges.

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Facebook Begins Forcing Users to Download FB Messenger http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-messenger/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-messenger/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:10:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544595 Users of Facebook's mobile app are being forced to switch to the social media website's messenger app for sending messages.

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Users of Facebook's mobile app are being forced to switch to the social media website's messenger app for sending messages.

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AMZN News: Amazon Credit Card Reader Rumors Fly http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amzn-amazon-9/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amzn-amazon-9/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:54:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544584 Amazon may be preparing to launch a credit card reader in August that will have it competing against Paypal and other readers.

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Amazon may be preparing to launch a credit card reader in August that will have it competing against Paypal and other readers.

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Apple Reverses Bitcoin Ban, Lets Blockchain App Back In http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-bitcoin-blockchain-aapl-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-bitcoin-blockchain-aapl-stock/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544573 Apple has allowed Blockchain, a bitcoin wallet app, back in the App Store shortyl after allowing another bitcoin app into the store.

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Apple has allowed Blockchain, a bitcoin wallet app, back in the App Store shortyl after allowing another bitcoin app into the store.

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Samsung Gear Live: New Android Wear Smartwatch Reviewed http://investorplace.com/2014/07/samsung-smartwatch-ssnlf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/samsung-smartwatch-ssnlf/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:28:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542990 Our Samsung Gear Live review shows some overlap in the Samsung smartwatch line-up, which could lead to consumer confusion.

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Our Samsung Gear Live review shows some overlap in the Samsung smartwatch line-up, which could lead to consumer confusion.

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Electric Cars and the 3 Biggest Speed Bumps for Tesla http://investorplace.com/2014/07/electric-vehicles-vs-tesla-electric-cars/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/electric-vehicles-vs-tesla-electric-cars/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:06:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542444 Tesla is the king of electric cars, but could threats from BMW, bargain electrics and hydrogen fuel-cell technology threaten its throne?

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Tesla is the king of electric cars, but could threats from BMW, bargain electrics and hydrogen fuel-cell technology threaten its throne?

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Monday Apple Rumors: MacBook Pro Line May Be Getting an Update http://investorplace.com/2014/07/monday-apple-rumors-macbook-pro-line-may-getting-update/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/monday-apple-rumors-macbook-pro-line-may-getting-update/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544286 Monday's Apple rumors include an update to the MacBook Pro line, leaked images of logic boards for the iPhone 6 and more.

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Monday's Apple rumors include an update to the MacBook Pro line, leaked images of logic boards for the iPhone 6 and more.

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Google Nexus 6 Rumors: A 5.9 Inch ‘Shamu’ Phablet? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-nexus-6-shamu/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-nexus-6-shamu/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:55:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544238 The Google Nexus 6 has been nicknamed 'Shamu,' and the phone is believed to have a massive 5.9-inch screen.

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The Google Nexus 6 has been nicknamed 'Shamu,' and the phone is believed to have a massive 5.9-inch screen.

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Hook ‘em Young – Google Flings Chromebooks, Chromeboxes at Education http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-stock-chromebooks-chromeboxes/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-stock-chromebooks-chromeboxes/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:31:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543853 Google's savvy strategy: Put Chromebooks and Chromeboxes in front of youngsters and offer cheaper options to cash-strapped college kids.

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Google's savvy strategy: Put Chromebooks and Chromeboxes in front of youngsters and offer cheaper options to cash-strapped college kids.

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Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6 May Be in Ready for a September Launch http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-6/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-6/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543756 Friday's Apple rumors include the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 possibly entering production for a September reveal and Apple dominating tablet sales.

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Friday's Apple rumors include the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 possibly entering production for a September reveal and Apple dominating tablet sales.

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Twitter Survey: Shocking Number of Moviegoers Moved by Tweets http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-8/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-8/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:09:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543749 A new Twitter study conducted by Nielsen found that 87% of the website's users decided to see a movie in theaters partially due to Tweets.

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A new Twitter study conducted by Nielsen found that 87% of the website's users decided to see a movie in theaters partially due to Tweets.

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Google Baseline: 5 Things to Know About the GOOG Healthy Human Project http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-baseline/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-baseline/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:33:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543721 Google is working on a new study, called Baseline, in an effort to help it better understand what makes a human body healthy.

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Google is working on a new study, called Baseline, in an effort to help it better understand what makes a human body healthy.

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Amazon Drone Reportedly Crashes Into Space Needle http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-drone-space-needle-crash/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-drone-space-needle-crash/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:43:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543662 Police responded to reports that an Amazon drone crashed into a window of the Space Needle in Seattle, though details are fuzzy so far.

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Police responded to reports that an Amazon drone crashed into a window of the Space Needle in Seattle, though details are fuzzy so far.

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Thursday Apple Rumors: Swatch May Work on Different Versions of iWatch http://investorplace.com/2014/07/thursday-apple-rumors-swatch-may-work-different-versions-iwatch/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/thursday-apple-rumors-swatch-may-work-different-versions-iwatch/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:14:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543226 Thursday's Apple rumors include a team up for Swatch to help with the iWatch, a new mobile payment system and changes in how users control iOS devices.

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Thursday's Apple rumors include a team up for Swatch to help with the iWatch, a new mobile payment system and changes in how users control iOS devices.

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Google, Sprint Team Up on Apps for Business http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-sprint-goog-stock-s-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-sprint-goog-stock-s-stock/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:45:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543211 Google and Sprint are teaming up to provide Google apps to businesses through Sprint with expanded support and services.

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Google and Sprint are teaming up to provide Google apps to businesses through Sprint with expanded support and services.

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AAPL NEWS: Apple OS X Beta Available to 1M Mac Users http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-apple-os-x-beta/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-apple-os-x-beta/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:19:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543200 Apple has released an open beta of the upcoming OS X Yosemite, which has already been available to developers, to 1 million Mac users.

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Apple has released an open beta of the upcoming OS X Yosemite, which has already been available to developers, to 1 million Mac users.

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FB News: Check Out the 5 Newest Facebook Changes http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-changes/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-changes/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:28:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543187 Check out the 5 newest Facebook (FB) changes including Mentions, Slingshot, Save and more. Which one is your favorite?

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Check out the 5 newest Facebook (FB) changes including Mentions, Slingshot, Save and more. Which one is your favorite?

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Xbox One Still Can’t Catch the Playstation 4 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/playstation-4-sne/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/playstation-4-sne/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:22:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542763 MSFT released a Kinect-less Xbox One at the same $399 as the Playstation 4, doubled its sales in June and still placed second to PS4.

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MSFT released a Kinect-less Xbox One at the same $399 as the Playstation 4, doubled its sales in June and still placed second to PS4.

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Wednesday Apple Rumors: Flyer Shows Possible Release Date of iPhone 6 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/wednesday-apple-rumors-flyer-shows-possible-release-date-iphone-6/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/wednesday-apple-rumors-flyer-shows-possible-release-date-iphone-6/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:24:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542841 Wednesday's Apple rumors include a possible release date for the iPhone 6, OS X Yosemite's open beta and Apple pumping money into R&D.

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Wednesday's Apple rumors include a possible release date for the iPhone 6, OS X Yosemite's open beta and Apple pumping money into R&D.

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Image Recognition: How the New Target ‘In a Snap’ App Works http://investorplace.com/2014/07/target-in-a-snap-app-tgt-image-recognition/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/target-in-a-snap-app-tgt-image-recognition/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:01:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542835 Target has released a new app, called In a Snap, that allows customer take scan printed ads and magazines to buy items at its stores.

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Target has released a new app, called In a Snap, that allows customer take scan printed ads and magazines to buy items at its stores.

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Fat-Shaming Facebook Page ’530 Fatties’ Shut Down http://investorplace.com/2014/07/530-fatties-facebook-fb-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/530-fatties-facebook-fb-stock/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:51:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542824 A fat-shaming Facebook page called '530 Fatties' was shut down after some of the page's victims reported the page to police.

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A fat-shaming Facebook page called '530 Fatties' was shut down after some of the page's victims reported the page to police.

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Facebook Mentions: William Shatner Gives New FB App the Thumbs Down http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-mentions-william-shatner/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-mentions-william-shatner/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:31:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542813 William Shatner wrote a review about the new Facebook (FB) app Mentions and he is not a fan of the celeb-only feature.

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William Shatner wrote a review about the new Facebook (FB) app Mentions and he is not a fan of the celeb-only feature.

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AMZN: Amazon Wallet Launches in Beta With Little Fanfare http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amzn-amazon-wallet/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amzn-amazon-wallet/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:19:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542809 Amazon has released the beta of its Wallet app, which allows users to store gift and loyalty cards, on its app store and Google Play Store.

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Amazon has released the beta of its Wallet app, which allows users to store gift and loyalty cards, on its app store and Google Play Store.

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Top Twitter Accounts: The 20 Most Followed People on TWTR http://investorplace.com/2014/07/top-twitter-accounts-twtr/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/top-twitter-accounts-twtr/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:01:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542803 The top Twitter accounts include Katy Perry, Barack Obama and Jennifer Lopez. See who else makes the top 20 list.

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The top Twitter accounts include Katy Perry, Barack Obama and Jennifer Lopez. See who else makes the top 20 list.

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Microsoft Deploys Cheap Windows Laptops to Fight Google Chromebook http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-msft-google-chromebook/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/microsoft-msft-google-chromebook/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:41:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541777 Cheap Windows laptops are Microsoft’s latest attempt to cut into surging sales of Google Chromebooks

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Cheap Windows laptops are Microsoft’s latest attempt to cut into surging sales of Google Chromebooks

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Tesla CEO Says 500-Mile-Range Electric Car Is Not Far Off http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-tsla-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-tsla-stock/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:37:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542791 Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk says that an electric car with a range of 500 miles could be in the works soon.

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Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk says that an electric car with a range of 500 miles could be in the works soon.

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iPhone 6 Release – Apple Is Banking on Massive Demand http://investorplace.com/2014/07/iphone-6-release-aapl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/iphone-6-release-aapl/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:45:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542372 Apple places record 70-80 million unit order for new iPhone 6, gambling on pent up demand for a phablet-sized iPhone

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Apple places record 70-80 million unit order for new iPhone 6, gambling on pent up demand for a phablet-sized iPhone

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Tuesday Apple Rumors: Leaked Images Show Possible iPhone 6 Flex Cable http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-5/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-5/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:49:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542454 Tuesday's Apple Rumors include leaked iPhone 6 images, possible upgrades to MacBook Pros and huge figures for the iPhone 6 launch.

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Tuesday's Apple Rumors include leaked iPhone 6 images, possible upgrades to MacBook Pros and huge figures for the iPhone 6 launch.

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FB News: How the New Facebook ‘Save’ Feature Works http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-11/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-11/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:39:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542440 Facebook (FB) has added 'Save,' a new feature that allows you to save items from your news feed for later.

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Facebook (FB) has added 'Save,' a new feature that allows you to save items from your news feed for later.

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Heads Up, GOOG Investors! Nest Won’t Be Profitable for 10 Years http://investorplace.com/2014/07/goog-nest-google/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/goog-nest-google/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:15:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542430 According to Nest CEO Tony Fadell, the company, which was bought by Google earlier this year, won't be profitable for 10 years.

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According to Nest CEO Tony Fadell, the company, which was bought by Google earlier this year, won't be profitable for 10 years.

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AAPL: Apple Wins Patent for iTime Smartwatch http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-apple-smartwatch-itime/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-apple-smartwatch-itime/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:23:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542414 Apple has gotten approval for a patent filing of a device labeled the iTime, which could be the company's rumored smartwatch.

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Apple has gotten approval for a patent filing of a device labeled the iTime, which could be the company's rumored smartwatch.

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Phablets Now Crushing Small Tablet Sales http://investorplace.com/2014/07/phablets-small-tablets-ssnlf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/phablets-small-tablets-ssnlf/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:30:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541235 Phablet sales are on fire, phablets dominate the premium smartphone market and they’re eating into small tablet sales in a big way

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Phablet sales are on fire, phablets dominate the premium smartphone market and they’re eating into small tablet sales in a big way

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Monday Apple Rumors: Leaked Image May Show Rear Shell for iPhone 6 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-4/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-4/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:13:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542074 Monday's Apple rumors include the release of iOS 8 beta 4, a possible new camera for the iPhone 6, and a leaked image of an iPhone 6 shell.

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Monday's Apple rumors include the release of iOS 8 beta 4, a possible new camera for the iPhone 6, and a leaked image of an iPhone 6 shell.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NYSE:SNE Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
Asus Chromebox Review – Get Nervous, Microsoft! http://investorplace.com/2014/07/asus-chromebox-review-cheap-pc/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/asus-chromebox-review-cheap-pc/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:48:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541744 Our Asus Chromebox review shows that this cheap PC performs basic productivity tasks well despite its $179 price, even driving a 4K monitor.

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Our Asus Chromebox review shows that this cheap PC performs basic productivity tasks well despite its $179 price, even driving a 4K monitor.

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TWTR News: Twitter Direct Messages to Get an Upgrade http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-direct-messages/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-direct-messages/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:42:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542024 Twitter (TWTR) will transform its direct messages feature into a private chat application. TWTR stock is up more than 2% Monday afternoon.

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Twitter (TWTR) will transform its direct messages feature into a private chat application. TWTR stock is up more than 2% Monday afternoon.

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GOOG: Google to Stop Calling Games With In-App Purchases ‘Free’ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-6/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-6/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:18:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542015 Google is going to stop labeling games with in-app purchases as free in Europe by the end of September as part of a deal with the EC.

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Google is going to stop labeling games with in-app purchases as free in Europe by the end of September as part of a deal with the EC.

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The Tesla Model S Was Hacked as Part of a Competition http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-model-s-hacked/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-model-s-hacked/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:17:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542018 The Tesla Model S was hacked, but don't be alarmed. The invasion was conducted by university students as part of a competition.

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The Tesla Model S was hacked, but don't be alarmed. The invasion was conducted by university students as part of a competition.

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NASDAQ:TSLA Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
FB News: Facebook Scam Exploits MH17 Crash Victims http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-fb/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/facebook-fb/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:51:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542007 A new Facebook scam is taking advantage of the victims of the MH17 crash by setting up fake accounts and linking to dangerous websites.

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A new Facebook scam is taking advantage of the victims of the MH17 crash by setting up fake accounts and linking to dangerous websites.

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Is Microsoft Repeating Its IE Mistake With New Windows Phones? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/windows-phone-msft/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/windows-phone-msft/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:01:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540967 Microsoft’s new Windows Phone Lumias are missing the option to default to Google Search, in a move similar to costly IE-on-Windows practices.

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Microsoft’s new Windows Phone Lumias are missing the option to default to Google Search, in a move similar to costly IE-on-Windows practices.

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Google Play Services: GOOG’s Stealth Weapon Against Fragmentation http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-play-services-goog/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-play-services-goog/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:30:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540680 By shifting functionality to Google Play Services, Google reduces Android fragmentation despite most devices running old versions of Android

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By shifting functionality to Google Play Services, Google reduces Android fragmentation despite most devices running old versions of Android

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Friday Apple Rumors: 4.5-Inch iPhone 6 May Start Production in July http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-3/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-aapl-3/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:43:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541658 Friday's Apple rumors include productions dates for the iPhone 6, new photos of the Campus 2 and complaints form the European Commission.

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Friday's Apple rumors include productions dates for the iPhone 6, new photos of the Campus 2 and complaints form the European Commission.

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Destiny Beta Opens for PlayStation Users: What to Know http://investorplace.com/2014/07/destiny-beta-bungie-sne-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/destiny-beta-bungie-sne-stock/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:41:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541644 A Destiny beta is now available for Sony (SNE) PlayStation users and it appears to be more polished than the alpha.

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A Destiny beta is now available for Sony (SNE) PlayStation users and it appears to be more polished than the alpha.

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Twitter Fail: Jason Biggs Apologizes for Malaysian Airline Tweet http://investorplace.com/2014/07/jason-biggs-twitter-twtr/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/jason-biggs-twitter-twtr/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:18:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541633 Jason Biggs is catching flak over a Tweet about the Malaysian Airline flight that went down on Thursday and has apologized for it.

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Jason Biggs is catching flak over a Tweet about the Malaysian Airline flight that went down on Thursday and has apologized for it.

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NYSE:TWTR Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
GOOG: Google Chrome to Fix Battery-Eating Bug http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-google-chrome/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-goog-google-chrome/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:36:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541621 Google has announced that it plans to fix a bug in Chrome that can cause Windows laptops to experience as 25% increase in battery drain.

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Google has announced that it plans to fix a bug in Chrome that can cause Windows laptops to experience as 25% increase in battery drain.

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FB News: Facebook Tests New ‘Buy’ Button http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-10/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-facebook-10/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:13:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541614 Facebook is testing a "Buy" button that allows users to make purchases through ads without ever leaving the social media website.

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Facebook is testing a "Buy" button that allows users to make purchases through ads without ever leaving the social media website.

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Is Now the Time to Buy Stocks in Space Exploration Technology? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/buy-space-technology-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/buy-space-technology-stocks/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:50:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538136 Even with space tourism and research, commercial space travel is still a nascent market, and investors who want to go where no one has gone before might want to pack a parachute.

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Even with space tourism and research, commercial space travel is still a nascent market, and investors who want to go where no one has gone before might want to pack a parachute.

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