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 Notes: FB Gives Blogging Tool a Makeover

Facebook Notes is getting an update that the social media company likely hopes will draw more bloggers into using its platform. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple to Release New Magic Mouse & Keyboard

Monday's Apple Rumors include Best Buy's plans to sell Apple Care warranties, possible launch days for the iPhone 6s and more. Read Article

Mozilla Firefox Tests ‘True’ Private Browsing

Mozilla Firefox is being tested with a new feature that hopes to offer true private browsing to users by blocking website elements. Read Article

Can Windows 10 Remotely Disable Pirated Games?

Microsoft's Windows 10 might be able to keep users from playing pirated games, but that's a feature that's been around for some time. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Project Titan May Be Close to Testing Phase

Friday's Apple Rumors include claims that the iPad Air won't get an update this year, Apple TV being pushed back to 2016 and more. Read Article

Back to School: 5 Best Student Laptops

We make back to school shopping less stressful with the 5 best student laptops for parents who want both performance and value. Read Article

Amazon Offering $90 of Android Apps for Free Through Aug. 15

Amazon is offering more than $90 worth of Android apps, including games and tools, for free through August 15 through its app store. Read Article

Google Spins Off Game Maker Niantic Labs

Google is spinning off Niantic Labs, which made alternate reality game Ingress, into its own company, but will still back it. Read Article

Samsung Pay is Cool, Clever and Mostly Irrelevant

Samsung Pay may force Apple and Google to rethink and retool their digital wallets, but it's no real threat to Android Pay or Apple Pay. Read Article

TSLA News: Telsa to Add Charging Stations to NYC Parking Garages

Tesla announced that it is adding charging stations to New York City parking garages for owners of Model S sedans. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Recalls TVs Over Faulty Parts

Thursday's Apple Rumors include the release of iOS 8.4.1 and OS X 10.10.5 to the public, as well as a recall on select Apple TVs. Read Article

Twitter Direct Message Limit Increased to 10,000 Characters

Twitter, announced on Wednesday, that is has removed the 140-character limit for Direct Messages to allow for longer private conversations. Read Article

CurrentC Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against Apple Pay

Due to a late start, security breach and cumbersome personal identity requirements, the CurrentC mobile wallet can't compete with Apple Pay. Read Article

Is There Any Life in 3D Printing Stocks?

Can a revolutionary new method of 3D-printing pharmaceuticals resurrect DDD and other 3D printing stocks? Read Article

Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+, and Keyboard

The latest Samsung Unpacked event saw the company unveil new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ phablets, plus a new QWERTY keyboard case. Read Article

Facebook Revokes Student’s Internship for Revealing FB Security Flaw

Facebook isn't allowing a Harvard student to intern with it after he exposed a security flaw in it's website with a Google Chrome extension. Read Article

Having Trouble With Tech Stocks? Stop Chasing Fads!

Yes, tech stocks can deliver breathtaking gains, but investors tend to lose their minds and forget what's important when pressing the "buy" button. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPad Mini 4 May Support Split-Screen Apps

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include hints at two new iPhones, possible leaked specs for Intel's Skylake-U processors and more. Read Article

Facebook News: FB Testing Breaking News App

Facebook is reportedly testing out a Facebook news app that would bring breaking news to users based on their interests. Read Article

CurrentC: New Mobile Payment Service Ready to Take on Apple Pay

CurrentC is a new form of mobile payment that is set to rival Apple Pay as a number of retailers will begin testing it. Read Article