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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Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple To End iTunes Allowance Feature

Monday's Apple Rumors include possible Watch 2 component orders, conceptual images of the Apple Car and iTunes Allowance ending. Read Article

Facebook Inc (FB): The Bot Army Will Monetize Messenger!

Facebook introduced its Messenger Platform at F8 this week. FB leaders say this will increase monetization opportunities, but could it also kill apps? Read Article

Xbox Preview Program: Xbox One Update Coming Summer 2016

The Xbox Preview Program is an Xbox One update that will come early this summer, coinciding with the anniversary of operating system Windows 10. Read Article

Google Calendar Adds New ‘Goals’ Feature

Google is adding a new feature to its growing list of services called 'Goals,' which allows users to mark down their goals in a convenient manner. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 May Use Bluetooth Earpods

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the return of the 1970 bug, the FBI possibly buying its iPhone 5c hack from hackers and more. Read Article, Inc.’s Kindle Oasis: What We Know About the E-Reader

The new Amazon Kindle Oasis has been officially announced, with preorders already starting and orders shipping the a few weeks. Read Article

New Kindle Oasis Is Amazon’s iPhone SE

AMZN announced the new Amazon Kindle Oasis, a premium e-reader than costs nearly four times what the base model Kindle goes for. Read Article

5 of the Best Tesla Model S Updates to Know

The new electric vehicle is here and we have highlighted five of the best Tesla Model S updates (NASDAQ:TSLA) to know about. [ipm_caption id="59030" align="right" width="300"]Tesla Model S Updates
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[/ipm_caption] Elon Musk's company continues to make strides in the development of hybrid and electric vehicle as the automotive industry moves towards helping make transportation more environmentally friendly. Here are five Tesla Model S updates to know:
  • The first thing that pops out is the car's new look--it has a fascia appearance with adaptive LED headlights.
  • The interior is also improved compared to its predecessor, featuring a cabin air filtration system capable of filtering out "99.97%" of exhaust pollution, bacteria and other allergens.
  • The new Model S comes equipped with a 48-amp charger standard, up from 40 amps. This means faster charging when you hook up the vehicle to higher-amp outlets.
  • The car follows in the Model X's and Model 3's footsteps by omitting a front grille for the sake of improved aerodynamics, and perhaps a sleeker facade.
  • Perhaps the most captivating element of the new Model S is the fact that it offers "bioweapon defense mode," according to the the company's Design Studio (but not the vehicle's marketing page).
The changes are effective immediately and are already live on Tesla's website.
TSLA stock is down 1.2% Tuesday.

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New Google Robot Walks on Two Legs, Climbs Stairs

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Monday Apple Rumors: New Apple Watch May Be ‘S’ Update

Monday's Apple Rumors include problems with the iPhone SE and Bluetooth, progress on breaking iPhone 6 security and more. Read Article

Google Fiber Ends Free Internet Option in Kansas City

Residents living in Kansas City are no longer able to sign up for free internet through Google Fiber, but there is a new 100 Mbps plan. Read Article

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Friday's Apple Rumors include a patent for a Force Touch keyboard, a custom project to create an iPhone 6 SE and Watch 2 reports. Read Article

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Samsung Contact Lens Would Leapfrog Google Glass, Obliterate Privacy

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