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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Facebook Envy: Study Says This FB Behavior Can Lead to Depression

A new study from the University of Michigan claims that Facebook envy can lead to depression for passive users of the website. Read Article

ISIS Threatens Lives of Twitter Employees Again

ISIS is threatening Twitter employees again for closing its accounts and also named the company's co-founder as a target. Read Article

GOOG and Android Pay vs. Apple Pay and AAPL

Android Pay, GOOG's new payment API, takes on Apple Pay & AAPL. But what IS Android Pay, how does it threaten Apple, and where does Google Wallet fit in? Read Article

Google Street View Maps Amazon Rainforest Using Zipline

Google Street View has mapped the Amazon Rainforest with the help of a zipline and it also mapped two rivers in the area. Read Article

Banks Try to Fight Rising Apple Pay Fraud

Apple Pay is the new target for scammers that are tricking banks into letting them sign stolen credit cards onto the service. Read Article

Galaxy S6 Edge Steals Spotlight From New Galaxy 6 and Samsung Pay

At Unpacked 2015, Samsung’s metal and glass Galaxy S6 was unveiled along with the curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge and Samsung Pay Read Article

4 Cash-Rich Tech Stocks That Are Spending Big to Grow

Looking for growthy stocks that won't collapse at the first sign of trouble? Check out these four tech stocks that spend plenty, but have oodles of cash in the bank just in case. Read Article

Google Flights: 5 Things to Know About the New Travel Tool

Google has launched a new tool called Flights to make traveling easier. Here are five things to know about it. Read Article

Hyperloop Test Track Planned by 2018

A Hyperloop test track in California is being designed by a crowd-funded company. It is slated for a 2018 launch. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple May Release iOS 8.2 Next Week

Friday's Apple Rumors include job listings for virtual reality engineers, Tim Cook talking about the Apple Watch's uses and more. Read Article

Google Blogger Won’t Ban Porn After All

Google Blogger will continue to allow porn after backlash from users changed the company's mind before the new policy went into effect. Read Article

Twitter Rolls Out New Features to Tackle Trolls, Abuse

Twitter has announced new safety features, including changes to how reporting is done, to help combat trolls and abuse on its service. Read Article

New Facebook Gender Option Lets You ‘Fill in the Blank’

A new Facebook gender option has added a new option that lets users create a custom gender by typing it into an empty text box. Read Article

Google Pays Whopping $25M for .app Web Domain

Google paid $25 million for the .app domain name and is signed up to bid on several others being auctioned off by ICANN. Read Article

Ericsson Sues Apple in Patent Dispute

Ericsson, a Swedish telecom equipment provider, has filed nine lawsuits against Apple in a dispute over patent infringement. Read Article

Apple Watch: What Can We Really Expect?

Expectations are high for the Apple Watch to either be a hit or a failure -- better to think of it as a steady AAPL performer like Apple TV. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch May Release in Early April

Thursday's Apple Rumors include possible RAM in upcoming devices, a new lawsuit over patent infringement and Watch release dates. Read Article

Samsung Buys LoopPay to Outfit Galaxy S6 Against Apple Pay

Samsung bought LoopPay and if it shows up as a mobile payment system on the Galaxy S6, Apple Pay has less to worry about than Google Wallet. Read Article

Google, SolarCity Team Up to Bring Solar Panels to Average Joes

Google and SolarCity have teamed up to bring solar panels to homeowners who can't afford current solar energy rates. Read Article

Facebook Update: FB Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Feature

Facebook has announced a new suicide prevention feature that offers advice to those who are troubled and their friends to help them. Read Article