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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Wednesday Apple Rumors: New iOS 8.2 Beta is Live for Developers

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a new series of iOS apps from IBM and Apple, a new patent for a 3D user interface and more. Read Article

MDLive: Walgreen to Offer Doctor Visits Via App

Users of the Walgreen app living in California and Michigan can now schedule virtual doctor visits for $49 that cover minor medical issues. Read Article

5 Things to Know About the New Google Hangouts Features

Google Hangouts was updated on Wednesday to include several new features, such as additional stickers and filters, in the app. Read Article

New Facebook (FB) Tool Would Protect You From Posting Drunken Selfies

Facebook is working on a tool that could protect users from posting drunken selfies by analyzing a photo and asking if it should be posted. Read Article

Apple TV Adds 4 New Channels

Apple TV owners are treated to four new channels, Dailymotion, Fusion, The Scene and UFC.TV, as well as an updated YouTube app. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Plans to Open Research Facility in Japan

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include new channels added to Apple TV, an updates that fixes bugs in iOS 8 and a new research facility in Japan. Read Article

New Chick-fil-A App Features: 6 Things to Know About the App

The Chick-fil-A app has been upgraded to include mobile payment and mobile ordering, but there are some limitations to ordering. Read Article

Why Apple Watch May Be a Luxury Fashion Hit

The Apple Watch may be a fashion luxury hit and the tech company is reportedly hiring fashion and luxury experts to sell the devices. Read Article

Your Tablet-Buying Guide – 5 Best Tablets for the 2014 Holidays

The best tablets of 2014 edition of our tablet-buying guide will cover everyone on your holiday shopping list. Read Article

Windows 10: When Will It Launch? What to Expect?

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 on a variety of devices next year. Here's what you should know about it. Read Article

Top iTunes Picks: Apple Names Best Apps of 2014

Apple (AAPL) has released a list of the best apps of 2014. Here are the company's top apps in three categories. Read Article

TSLA Reveals Tesla Model X Will Having Towing Capacity

Tesla (TSLA) revealed more details about the Model X. The car is the first electric vehicle with towing capacity. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Tim Cook Shows Apple Watch to Chinese Official

Monday's Apple rumors include a prison sentence for a previous Apple employee that shared company secrets, a new Apple Pay ad and more. Read Article

PlayStation Network Down: PSN Hit by Hackers

Sony's PlayStation Network was taken down in a hacker attack that may have been done by a group calling itself Lizard Squad. Read Article

Apple TV Sales Topped by Chromecast: AAPL Being Pushed Out

Apple TV sales are being eclipsed by streamers from Google and Amazon but AAPL remains silent on a refresh of the two-year old hardware Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Foxconn Robots Don’t Meet Apple Standards

Friday's Apple Rumors include details regarding costs of Campus 2 facilities, the hiring of employees for Apple's Belgium store and more. Read Article

Facebook Tries to Take on Snapchat (Again) With Slingshot Makeover

Facebook is looking to challenge Snapcat with a newly-redesigned Slingshot app that shares some features with its rival. Read Article

5 Things to Know About Skype Co-Founder’s New Wire Messaging App

Skype co-founder Janus Friis has had a part in developing Wire, a bare-bones messaging app that's as sleek as it is efficient. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple May Release 4-Inch iPhone in 2015

Thursday's Apple Rumors include an alleged patent infringement surrounding the iPhone 6, patents concerning new Maps features and more. Read Article

How Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay App Will Work

Starbucks launched its Mobile Order & Pay service in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday and it is currently limited to iPhone users. Read Article