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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How Microsoft Corporation Spent $400 Million Promoting the iPad

Surface Pro cleared of blame for AFC Championship issue, but Apple iPad continues to benefit from NFL Microsoft Surface deal. Read Article

NFLX News: Why Netflix Is Being Blocked in Indonesia

Netflix is being blocked in Indonesia by the largest internet provider in the country, Telkom, due to regulations and content. Read Article

Facebook Reactions: 6 New Emoticons to Join the ‘Like’ Button Soon!

Facebook Reactions are six new emoticons that will be joining the 'Like' button to help users express themselves in the near future. Read Article

What to Watch: Apple TV Has Hurt AAPL Stock, But It Can Soon Turn Around

So far, AAPL stock has failed to see a boost from the release of the Apple TV 4, but that could soon change. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch 2 Mass Production May Start in Q2

Tuesday's Apple Watch rumors include a new patent for a smaller mobile camera, possible upgrades coming to the iPad Air 3 and more. Read Article

Beware New iPhone Prank That Crashes Your Device

A new iPhone prank can crash Apple mobile devices by having them visit a certain website that is designed to crash browsers. Read Article

Apple Car Development Hits Speed Bumps (AAPL)

With Project Titan lead Steve Zadesky quitting, some have begun to question the viability of a complete Apple Car within the next few years. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Reportedly Freezes Project Titan Hiring

Monday's Apple Rumors include possible products being show off in March, potential iPhone 5se features and Project Titan problems. Read Article

Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 Delayed for Third Time

Keiji Inafune's Mighty No. 9 has been delayed for a third time and is now set to be released sometime in the Spring of 2016. Read Article

Skype Will (Finally) Block ISP Addresses

Skype announced that it will protect its users from potential harassment by finally blocking ISP addresses. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple Hires VR Expert Doug Bowman

Friday's Apple Rumors include the online launch of the Hermes Apple Watch collection, Japan Display preparing for OLED production and more. Read Article

Apple Inc. Defies Tanking PC Sales With Rising Mac Sales

AAPL defied a declining PC industry with Mac sales up last quarter and for the year, but the strength isn't enough to move Apple stock. Read Article

Today’s Google Doodle: Who Was Wilbur Scoville?

Alphabet's Google Doodle for Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 features Wilbur Scoville, the creator of the Scoville Scale for measuring pepper heat. Read Article

Smartphone Giants Prepare to Square Off: iPhone 7, Galaxy S7 Rumor Updates

Trying to guess what Apple and Samsung have in store as they prepare to do battle with the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7. Read Article

One Catalyst for Fitbit Stock the Market Has Ignored (FIT)

Fitbit stock hit the slopes hard to start off the New Year, but now FIT stock is looking like a discount for long-term buyers. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Video Claims to Show Off New 4-Inch iPhone

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a bill on encryption that could affect iPhones, a patent for a wraparound display and more. Read Article

Will Facebook Inc (FB) Be the New ESPN?

ESPN may be the worldwide leader in sports, but Facebook (FB) is intent on becoming a bigger part of the conversation. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: WWDC May Take Place June 13 to June 17

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include iOS 9.3 beta code that hints at no headphone jacks, a new Music Memos app for artists and more. Read Article

Xbox One Update for January 2016: What to Expect

Details regarding Microsoft's Xbox One Update for January have been released and 'InvestorPlace' has a list of changes being made. Read Article

Microsoft Surface Pro Recall: What Users Need to Know

Microsoft is preparing for a Surface Pro recall for power cables that may overheat and will announce more details on Friday. Read Article