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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Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch 2 May See Mid-Year Release in 2016

Monday's Apple Rumors include older software being pulled from the Mac App Store, record-breaking iPhone sales and more. Read Article

Samsung Pay Launches in U.S.

Samsung launched its Samsung Pay service in the United States on Monday and it works with NFC and magnetic strip terminals. Read Article

Does the BlackBerry Priv Spell the End for BB10? (BBRY)

When BBRY confirmed the BlackBerry Priv would be running Android, it opened the door for the potential demise of its BB10 operating system. Read Article

Facebook News: FB to Team With UN to Bring Internet to Refugees

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company will be working with the United Nations to help bring internet to refugees. Read Article

AAPL iPad Mini 4 Review: A Great Small Tablet

Apple’s iPad Mini 4 is probably the best small tablet available, but it’s being released into a market with shrinking demand. Read Article

Apple’s iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Sales Will Beat Last Year’s (AAPL)

Don't get bogged down by analyst pessimism. Apple stock will soar behind 20% unit growth for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s Survives Bendgate Test

Friday's Apple Rumors include a speed test of the new iPhone 6s, Office app news for the iPad Pro and an iPhone 6s bend test. Read Article

Free Basics: Facebook Gives a Makeover, New Name

'Free Basics' is the new name that's app will be going by and the platform has also been opened to all developers. Read Article

Minecraft Is Coming to Oculus Rift in Spring 2016

Minecraft, which is owned by Microsoft, will be coming to Facebook's Oculus Rift in 2016, along with some other big games. Read Article

Why Netflix Doesn’t Care About Amazon Fire TV (NFLX, AMZN)

Amazon (AMZN) and Netflix (NFLX) have duked it out for years. So why doesn't the arrival of the Amazon Fire TV in Japan bug Reed Hastings? Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Lines Start Forming for iPhone 6s Release

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a list of dangerous apps affected by a recent hack, Rose Gold making up 40% of iPhone 6s preorders and more. Read Article

6 Things to Know About the New Sprint iPhone Forever Plan

Sprint has announced a new iPhone Forever Plan that will likely appeal to Apple fans by letting them upgrade to new iPhones every year. Read Article

Can Anything Save Zynga Stock From Its Deathbed? (ZNGA)

Zynga stock is doomed, but nobody seems to care. That's because ZNGA is yesterday's news, and today there are more interesting social and mobile game developers out there. Read Article

Facebook Uses Star Wars Clip to Debut 360-Degree Video

Facebook debuted its first 360-degree video on Wednesday with a clip set in Disney's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' universe. Read Article

iOS 9 Privacy Lock Screen Bug: How to Protect Your Photos, Contacts

Owners of a device running Apple's iOS 9 have a lock screen bug to worry about that can give hackers access to their contacts and photos. Read Article

Might Apple Copy Xiaomi for a Change? (AAPL)

Xiaomi has always copied AAPL, but those roles might reverse now that Xiaomi is becoming a wireless service provider. Read Article

Samsung Ultimate Test Drive: Inspired or Desperate?

Samsung tries to convince Apple users to switch with the Ultimate Test Drive -- a 30-day free trial and up to $200 for an iPhone trade-in. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: New Batch of Betas Available for Developers

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include strong adoption rates for iOS 9, the release of iOS 9.0.1 and updates for various betas. Read Article

US Marines Test Out Robotic Dog

US Marines are testing out a new robotic dog made by Google and Boston Dynamics that is named 'Spot' and is very mobile. Read Article

7 Ways to Invest in Virtual Reality

Disney made headlines this week with a big-time investment in virtual reality. Here are seven ways to follow its lead. Read Article