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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Google (GOOG) Employee Arrested in Nude Photos Scam

Nicholas Rotundo, a 23-year-old Google employee, could face 11 years in prison for a nude photos scam and cyberstalking charges. Read Article

AMZN News: Amazon Rolls Out $39 Fire TV Stick

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, a new streaming device, is now available for preorder from for $39 and will be released on Nov. 19. Read Article

Should You Bet on Apple Pay?

Apple Pay debuted to lots of hype, but it's hardly ubiquitous and there's already talk of merchants disabling the technology. What does that mean for AAPL stock? Read Article

Apple iPad Sales Don’t Matter – AAPL Needs Mac Sales More

AAPL stock is dependent on Apple iPhone sales and riding high on fast-growing Mac sales. So who needs the Apple iPad, anyway? Read Article

FB, CRM, AMZN: 3 Hot Tech Stocks to Watch This Week

Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN) and (CRM) are three hot tech stocks that should be on your radar this week and in weeks to come. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: 128GB iPhone 6 Plus Owners Report Crashes

Friday's Apple Rumors include reports of iPhone 6 Plus crashes, AT&T locking iPad SIM cards and Amazon Rewards Visa card added to Apple Pay. Read Article

GOOG News: Google Search Takes a Bite Out of Top Pirate Sites

Google has made changes to how it ranks pirate sites in web searches as part of an effort to drive traffic to legal websites. Read Article

FB News: 6 Things to Know About Facebook Rooms App

Facebook Rooms app is live an it's currently available to iOS users that live in English speaking countries, such as the US and UK. Read Article

Moto X Review – Android Bargain is Bigger, But is it Better?

The 2014 Moto X improves on last year with bigger Full HD display, quad-core CPU and $99 price but it has grown into a bigger device Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Nike May Continue Partnership with Apple

Thursday's Apple Rumors include more retail locations being added in China, expansions to TestFlight iOS app betas and more. Read Article

MSFT, NOK: Microsoft Nixing Nokia Name on Smartphones

Microsoft (MSFT) is slowly fading the Nokia name out of its smartphones. Nokia Lumia phones will now be known as Microsoft Lumia. Read Article

GOOG News: What Is Google Inbox?

Google Inbox, the company's new email app, was introduced on Wednesday and invites have been sent out to several users to try it out. Read Article

AMZN News: Amazon Fire TV Now on Sale in UK

The Amazon Fire TV is now available in the United Kingdom for £79 and it offers users access to several different apps and games. Read Article

AAPL News: Beware! Apple Pay Is Double Charging Some Users

Some iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users that have Bank of America accounts linked to Apple Pay have complained of being double charged. Read Article

Where Is the New Apple TV?

Apple TV went from hobby to big business but hasn't been updated in two years. Meanwhile, Amazon and Google are ready for a holiday assault. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Jean Dyes Rub Off on iPhone 6 in Dyegate

Wednesday's Apple rumors include customers receiving their new iPads, how GT Advanced will settle its debt with Apple and more. Read Article

KING Launches ‘Candy Crush Soda Saga’ on Facebook

King Digital Entertainment has launched Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook that is a side story instead of being a true sequel. Read Article

GOOG News: 5 Things to Know About the New USB Google Security Key

Google has announced that it's adding extra security with its Google Security Key, a physical USB that uses Universal 2nd Factor protocol Read Article

FB News: Facebook to Actively Hunt for Stolen Passwords

Facebook has created a system that actively searches for stolen passwords and alerts users if their information has been compromised. Read Article

The Amazon Rewards Visa Card WILL Work With Apple Pay

Holders of an Amazon Rewards Visa card can't currently use it with Apple Pay, but a fix is coming that will change all that. Read Article