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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Netflix, Inc. Roaming Takes a Step Forward in EU

Netflix roaming in the European Union is moving forward with new agreements that will allow for temporary access from other countries. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): An End to iTunes Downloads? Not This Decade!

Apple's iTunes is unlikely to stop selling music, despite rumors that AAPL is planning to pull the plug on the service in the next two years Read Article

The 10 Ways You Will Watch TV by 2020

TV is undergoing a seismic shift with VR and video streaming, and by 2020, families watching cable television together on a flat-screen TV may seem quaint. Read Article

‘Google Chirp’ Will Reportedly Take on Amazon Echo This Year

Google is challenging Amazon and its Echo gadget with a similar speaker and voice assistant device that could snatch the e-commerce retailer's business. Read Article

Oculus News: Samsung Gear VR Hits 1 Million Milestone

Facebook-owned Oculus -- which provides the technology for the Samsung Gear VR -- announced that the headset surpassed the 1-million user mark last month. Read Article

YouTube Messenger: 6 Things to Know About the New In-App Feature

YouTube Messenger is a new feature from the company that aims to keep users on its app for longer with native video sharing. Read Article

3 Well-Known Stocks That Are Ripe for Naked Puts

You'll either collect good premiums with these naked puts, or you'll get into great blue-chip stocks like Starbucks (SBUX) and Disney (DIS) at discounted prices. Read Article

Microsoft to Shut Down Sunrise App on Aug. 31

Microsoft has announced that its calendar app Sunrise will be shut down in August and its functionalities will be integrated into other apps. Read Article

REPORT: Next 2 Mobile Nintendo Games Will Be Free-to-Play

The next two mobile Nintendo games will be available to play, free of cost. The selection includes the new 'Fire Emblem' title and much more. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: 2017 iPhone May Cut Front Bezel from Design

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include schematics and possible specs for the iPhone 7 Plus, as well as design rumors for the 2017 iPhone. Read Article

Hyperloop One Kicks Off First Major Test in Vegas Desert

Hyperloop One is planning to launch its first major test today in the Las Vegas desert and it plans to have a system ready by 2020. Read Article

Disney Infinity Discontinued: 5 Things to Know

The Disney Infinity play sets are being discontinued follow poor sales, but two final sets will still be released before it ends. Read Article

Google to Ban All Ads for Payday Loans From Its Site

Google has announced a ban on all payday loan advertisements from its site in an effort to protect users from harmful products. Read Article

WhatsApp Desktop Apps for Windows, Mac Are Here

The WhatsApp desktop apps for Windows and OS X have finally been released and they sync up with the mobile versions of the app. Read Article

New Instagram Logo: Why the Photo-Sharing App Is Changing Its Iconic Look

A new Instagram logo has been revealed as the social media company changes its service to make it easier for users to navigate. Read Article

Will Facebook Inc (FB) News Bias Affect Investors?

Facebook (FB) will likely be unaffected by accusations that it suppresses conservative stories, as bigger privacy issues didn't make a dent. Read Article

Microsoft Surface Book 2: The Latest Rumors and News

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is currently being created by the company and here's what people are saying about it, including its 4K display. Read Article

Artificial Intelligence News: Siri Creators Show Off New AI Assistant Viv

The AI creators of Siri have developed Viv, a technological wonder and OS assistant that understands voice commands and has a number of purposes. Read Article

Microsoft: All Windows Users Need This Critical Security Patch

Microsoft has announced that all versions of Window have been hit with a security vulnerability. Here's what you need to know about this. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Pay Gets More Support in Canada

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include WWDC 2016 scholarships, Pay getting more support from Canadian banks and India breaking iPhone encryption. Read Article