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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Wowzer! Yahoo to Replace Google as Default Firefox Search Engine

Yahoo will be taking over the role of default search engine in Mozilla Firefox from Google as part of a new five-year deal. Read Article

Why You Won’t Find ‘Free’ Apps in the Apple App Store Anymore

Apple has changed how it labels 'Free' apps in the App Store so that they now have a 'Get' button beside them for downloading. Read Article

This $775 Million Amazon (AMZN) Acquisition Is Paying for Itself

Amazon divvied out $775 million for robot-maker Kiva Systems Inc. in 2012. Turns out it wasn't such a harebrained idea after all. Read Article

Why Google Glass Will Never Propel GOOG Stock

Google Glass is looking more and more like an abject failure. But did GOOG know it would fail the whole time, and does it matter? Read Article

Best Tech Gifts: Holiday Gadget Buying Guide

Check out some of the best tech gifts for 2014 in our holiday gadget buying guide. We've got everything from drones to headphones. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Next iPhone May Have Dual-Lens Camera

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include Beats Music being added as a native app to iOS devices, changes to labeling in the App Store and more. Read Article

Twitter Search: What the New Update Allows Users to Do

Updates to the Twitter search feature now allows users of the social media platform to see every Tweet ever made via searches. Read Article

Facebook Groups App: 5 Things to Know

Facebook Groups is a new app for the social media company's Groups feature that was released on Tuesday for Android and iOS devices. Read Article

Amazon Free App of the Day: November 19, 2014

The Amazon free app of the day for Nov. 19 is Monument Valley, a game that has players navigating a princess through a beautiful world. Read Article

Best Black Friday Deals 2014: Sales, Store Hours and More

Looking for the best Black Friday deals of 2014? Just follow our guide, get in line early ... and maybe wear a helmet just in case. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: WatchKit Reveals Apple Watch Resolutions

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the banning of a widget from the iOS App Store, tests of the iPhone 6's TLC NAND memory and more. Read Article

Google Play Update: 5 New Features to Note

Google Play is getting updated to version 6.5 and it will come with several new features for Google Wallet, Drive and Maps. Read Article

Google Nexus Player Review: GOOG Takes on Apple TV and Fire TV

In our Google Nexus Player review, we compare the latest $99 black box video streamer to the Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV Read Article

Apple OS X Yosemite Update to Fix Wi-Fi Glitch

Apple has released an update to OS X Yosemite that is supposed to fix the Wi-Fi glitch many Mac users have encountered in the new software. Read Article

Powerlace Kickstarter: ‘Back to the Future’ Shoes Coming Soon

Self-tying shoes, like the ones seen in the 'Back to The Future' films, are becoming a reality thanks to a Powerlace Kickstarter. Read Article

Fuel Cell Cars: 5 Things to Know About the Toyota Mirai

Toyota is looking to bring fuel cell cars into the mainstream with the company's revolutionary Toyota Mirai. Read Article

Nokia Tweets About Mysterious New Product

Nokia has revealed... that it will reveal a new product tomorrow. Here's what you should know about Nokia's mysterious tweet. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Masque Attack Hasn’t Affected Apple Users

Monday's Apple rumors include updates to iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that offer performance and stability increases, bug fixes and more. Read Article

Spotify Teams Up With Uber for Passenger Playlists

Spotify and Uber have teamed up to add music to your cab rides. Here's what you need to know about the partnership. Read Article

Google Glass May End Up Being a Big, Fat Dud

Google Glass may not be the revolutionary product the company wanted it to be as more developers has stopped working on apps for the device. Read Article