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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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shouldn’t Fear Alphabet Inc’s (GOOG) Pixel … Samsung Should

The difficulty of getting people to switch will protect Apple's (AAPL) iPhone from Google's (GOOGL) Pixel for now, but Samsung (SSNLF) is facing a big threat. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Some New iPhone 7s Have a Lock Issue

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a fix for iPhone 7 LTE connection issues, AAPL brining its internet teams together and more. Read Article

Don’t Let Alphabet Inc’s Hardware Event Distract You (GOOGL)

Alphabet investors may have been wowed by Pixel and other new hardware, but don't forget: GOOGL stock lives and dies on data. Read Article

Samsung (SSNLF) Buys Apple Inc. (AAPL) Linked AI Startup, Viv

Samsung (SSNLF) bought Viv, the AI startup led by Siri creators, giving it a way to fight Google Assistant and preventing an Apple (AAPL) reconciliation. Read Article

Smoking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Caught Fire on Southwest Airlines Plane

A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement was the cause of a minor fire at a Southwest Airlines plane right before departure after overheating. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: A10X Benchmark Tests Leak

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the second public beta for iOS 10.1 being released, the third-gen Apple TV being discontinued and more. Read Article

Amazon Prime Members to Get Free E-Books

Amazon Prime members now have access to a huge collection of free books with the introduction of the new Prime Reading feature. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) May Have Just Signaled a New 4K Apple TV Before Christmas

AAPL discontinued the third-gen Apple TV in what may be the first move toward introducing a new 4K Apple TV this fall. Read Article

The Microsoft Corporation Band Fitness Tracker Is Dead

The Microsoft Band is no more as the company removed all models of the fitness tracker from its store. You can't buy on Best Buy's website either. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Developers Get a New iOS 10.1 Beta

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a new fingerprint sensor patent, a test of the sapphire glass used in the iPhone 7 and more. Read Article

Alphabet Inc’s Pixel Is Going Straight for Apple’s Dome (GOOGL)

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) is going after tech powerhouses Apple, Amazon and Facebook with new Pixel smartphones, smart home speakers and a VR system. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Plans to Launch 3 New iPad Pro Models in 2017

The iPad Mini may see new life as a 7.9-inch iPad Pro, while AAPL's 9.7-inch model bumps up slightly to 10.1 inches. Could this herald an iPad turnaround? Read Article

Toyota Launches ‘Kirobo’ Mini Robots to Keep Drivers Company

Toyota (TM) has launched the Kirobo, which is a small robot that serves as a companion when traveling somewhere by driving, offering emotional support. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Three iPad Pros May Be Coming in Early 2017

Monday's Apple Rumors include the third developer beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1, a battery test for the iPhone 7 and more. Read Article

10 Hottest Gadgets for the 2016 Holiday Shopping Season

We put together a list of the hottest gadgets for the 2016 holiday shopping season, including the latest tech from Apple, Amazon and GoPro. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Two iPhone 7 Devices Explode

Friday's Apple Rumors include connection problems with the iPhone 7 on certain networks, more areas getting the device in October and more. Read Article

Fitbit Inc (FIT) Charge 2 Demand Is Below Expectations

Fitbit stock has been declining this week after mixed reviews of FIT's new fitness tracker, the Charge 2. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 7 Breaks Android Wear Smartwatch Connectivity

Apple (AAPL) might have to help Google fix incompatibility between popular Android Wear smartwatches and the iPhone 7. Read Article

Here’s Why Fitbit Inc Stock Tanked (FIT)

Fitbit shares (FIT) tanked on Thursday following a downgrade from analysts at Pacific Crest. Here are the details... Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: AAPL Shares iMessage Data with Authorities

Thursday's Apple Rumors include glass cases for the 2017 iPhone, a possible MacBook Pro update coming next month and more. Read Article