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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Alphabet Inc (GOOG): Can Google TRULY Challenge TV With YouTube Ads?

Google is making the case that television ad budgets should shift to YouTube, but it's not wholly convincing. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 May See Release Next Year

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the release of a new iOS 9.3.2 beta, an expansion to its iPhone upgrade program and more. Read Article

Starbucks Corporation Launches New Emoji Keyboard

Starbucks has launched a new emoji keyboard app that is available for download on Apple's iOS and Google Android devices. Read Article

Netflix, Inc.: Is ‘Watch Offline’ Feature the Next Big Step for NFLX?

Netflix may consider a 'watch offline' feature -- a move that would eliminate mobile data charges and spotty networks that impact streaming. Read Article

Apple Inc.: Is China About to Weigh on AAPL?

Earlier this month, Apple was forced to shut down iBooks Store and iTunes Movies in China. How much it hurts AAPL stock could depend on how long they're down. Read Article

Uber to Pay $100M to Settle ‘Driver Status’ Class Action Lawsuits

Uber is settling a class-action lawsuit that will set the transportation services company back $100 million. The move is ultimately quite beneficial for the company. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: AAPL May Be Prototyping Apple Car Parts

Friday's Apple Rumors include a possible price the FBI paid for its iPhone hack, a possible new Store opening in Ireland and more. Read Article

Facebook Messenger Launches ‘Group Calling’

Facebook Messenger has added a new feature called 'Group Calling,' allowing VoIP audio calls from any group chat. Here's what you need to know about it. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent For New Headphones

Thursday's Apple Rumors include Qualcomm possibly losing AAPL LTE modem orders, WWDC 2016 invitations being sent out and more. Read Article

‘Billboard’ Chooses Spotify as Exclusive Streaming Partner

'Billboard' has announced Spotify as its exclusive streaming partner and it will be providing over 75 music charts for users to listen to. Read Article

Pebble: The First Victim of Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Apple Watch

When it released the Apple Watch, AAPL quickly dominated the smartwatch market. Now pioneer Pebble is at risk of being left in the dust. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Samsung May Supply Flash Memory to AAPL

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the release of three new betas, a new smartphone in China without a headphone jack and more. Read Article

Messaging App Viber Adds End-to-End Encryption, Hidden Chats

Viber, a messaging app, is adding new features like end-to-end encryption and hidden messages to protect users' privacy. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): What Should You Expect at WWDC 2016?

WWDC is the next big Apple event on the calendar and could offer MacOS replacing OS X, as well as a glimpse at the Apple Watch 2. Read Article

Neo: The Latest PlayStation 4.5 Rumors

The latest PlayStation 4.5 rumors have been revealed and the nickname for the video game console is codenamed NEO. Learn more about it here. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Patents New Camera Zoom System

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the release of the updated 12-inch MacBook, a confirmed date for the upcoming 2016 WWDC and more. Read Article

Amazon Tap Review: Alexa Goes Portable in New Speaker

The Amazon Tap fails to replicate the Echo's success with compromises that hurt the Alexa experience and limit its portable speaker chops. Read Article

Apple Inc.: Why Would Apple Overhaul the iPhone AGAIN?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has to have SOME way of making its design stand out when everyone is making aluminum smartphones. And that's going back to a glass iPhone. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Magna May Manufacture Apple Car

Monday's Apple Rumors include Best Buy stopping 12-inch MacBook sales, more 2017 iPhone rumors and possible Apple Car news. Read Article

GoPro Inc Virtual Reality News: What’s New?

GoPro announced a new virtual reality app and camera on Monday and it's showing the two off at NAB 2016, which started today. Read Article