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 M: Meet FB’s New Siri-Like Virtual Assistant

Facebook has debuted its own virtual assistant in the form of "M", which relies off of real people to complete certain tasks. Read Article

Chalk Up Another Win for Apple Pay (AAPL)

Apple Pay's partnership with PayAnywhere helps extend the company's mobile payments reach in small business. Read Article

Amazon Prime Video to Follow Netflix to Japan

Amazon is following Netflix to Japan with Amazon Prime Video as it adds the streaming service to its Prime offerings in the country. Read Article

AMZN Stock – Is Amazon Giving Up on Hardware?

Amazon layoffs at Lab126 mean loss-leader gadgets may be in question. Does it also mean the future of AMZN stock is in trouble? Read Article

Back to School: Chromebook, MacBook or Windows Laptop?

In this back-to-school guide, we explore whether a Chromebook is a better choice than a MacBook or Windows laptop for students Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s Logic Board and Display Boot Up

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include third-party Watch accessories being sold in Stores, speculation concerning the iPhone 6s' camera and more. Read Article

YouTube Gaming: 5 Things Users Should Know

Google is looking to take on Amazon's Twitch with YouTube Gaming, a new service dedicated to the live streaming of video game videos. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch May See Yearly Upgrades

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include Best Buy speeding up Apple Watch adoption, an possible venue for the company's Sept. iPhone event and more. Read Article

Google Classroom: 6 New Features to Know

Google Classroom has been updated in preparation for the new school year with a series of new features to make teachers' jobs easier. Read Article

Microsoft Office 2016: What to Know

Microsoft is reportedly planning to release Microsoft Office 2016 on Sept. 22 with a few new upgrades being made to the software. Read Article

Facebook News: FB Rolls Out ‘Donate Now’ Button to Charities

A new bit of Facebook news from the social media company announced that it is bringing 'Donate Now' buttons to charities' pages. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: iPhones May Someday Run on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Monday's Apple Rumors include a possible end to the company's 'One to One' service, a job posting to help Siri with Apple Music and more. Read Article

Moto G Review: Setting the Standard for Cheap Smartphones

The new Moto G is an excellent low-priced smartphone, and our 2015 Moto G review finds that this phone would satisfy the needs of most. Read Article

Amazon to Ban Flash Ads From Its Website

Amazon is putting an end to ads made with Adobe's Flash on its website as more companies start to move away from the format. Read Article

Netflix Teams Up With SoftBank for Japan Launch

Netflix is preparing for its Sept. 2 launch in Japan and it's getting a little help from wireless carrier Softbank in its effort. Read Article

Windows Hello: How to Unlock Your PC Just by Looking at It

Microsoft is launching a software called Windows Hello that unlocks your PC by looking at nothing more than your face. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s Preorders May Start Sept. 11

Friday's Apple Rumors include weak sales for the Apple TV, rumors of smartbands for the Apple Watch and iPhone 6s preorder rumors. Read Article

New Emojis 2016: Avocado, Bacon Make the Contenders List

The list of new emojis 2016 contenders has been released and it includes bacon, pregnant women, men in tuxedos and more. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: iOS 8.4.1 Fixes Security Threat

Thursday's Apple Rumors include Apple Watches being sold at more locations, more rumors of iPad Pro mass production and more. Read Article

Thoth Technology Is Granted a U.S. Patent for a ‘Space Elevator’

Thoth Technology has been granted a patent for a 'space elevator' that would stretch 12.4 miles into the sky and cost $5 billion. Read Article