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.

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Intel’s Project Alloy: 7 Things to Know About the New VR Headset

Intel has launched Project Alloy, a virtual reality (VR) headset that also offers augmented reality technology. Here are seven things to know about it. Read Article

PlayStation 4 Update 4.0: Revamped UI and More

The PlayStation 4 update 4.0 includes an improved user interface with new system backgrounds, new popup notifications and a few other changes. Read Article

Ford, Baidu Team Up in Self-Driving Cars Push

Ford and Baidu have teamed up with Silicon Valley tech company Velodyne to advance self-driving vehicle technology. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Google Duo: 12 Things to Know About the New FaceTime-Like Video Calling App

Google Duo is a new video calling app that looks to take on Apple's FaceTime app by connecting users across iOS and Android devices. Read Article

‘Pokemon Go’ Glitch Lets Users Take Over Gyms With Unhatched Eggs

'Pokemon Go' players are reporting seeing unhatched eggs holding gyms and it appears to be a glitch or hack to earn coins in the game. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Expected to Release a Third iPad Pro in 2017

Apple Inc. (AAPL) will focus even harder on the enterprise market in 2017 with a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, predicts KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Read Article

Tesla Erupts in Flames During Electric Road Trip Promotion

A Tesla vehicle caught fire during the company's summer 'Electric Road Trip' tour. No one was harmed, but the accident reveals the flaws in electric vehicles. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: AMOLED iPad may See 2018 Release

Monday's Apple Rumors include a slew of new developer betas, an iPhone 7 mockup in Space Black and exciting iPad rumors. Read Article

Google Fuchsia: Latest Rumors & News About the Mysterious New OS

Google Fuchsia is a new operating system being worked on by the tech company and 'InvestorPlace' has collected various rumor about it. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 7 May Be Completely Waterproof

Apple (AAPL) was granted a patent that hints that the iPhone 7 may go beyond water-resistant to being completely waterproof. Read Article

VR News: 6 Things to Know About Minecraft on Oculus Rift

You can now play block-building title 'Minecraft' -- perhaps the Millennial generation-defining game -- with an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Read Article

No Man’s Sky: 7 Things to Know About the Game

'No Man's Sky' is a new game where you explore the galaxy with a computer and a few other items. Here are seven things to know about the 'Hello Games' title. Read Article

Domino’s Launches Facebook Messenger Bot

Domino's Pizza (DPZ) has launched a Facebook Messenger Bot that allows you to order your favorite pizza by simply writing "Pizza" and Enter. Read Article

Subaru Plans All-Electric Crossover SUV by 2021

An All-electric Subaru is in the wings, a Japanese news source announced. The fuel-efficient hybrid vehicle is slated for a 2021 release. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 May Not Have Dual Speakers

Friday's Apple Rumors include plans for the company to expand to Seattle, the iPhone 7 Pro being scrapped last minute and more. Read Article

No, Twitter Inc Is NOT Shutting Down in 2017

Twitter (TWTR) has announced that it won't be shutting down in 2017 after a rumor resulted in a hashtag campaign to save the service. Read Article

Google Fiber Wants to Test Wireless Home Internet in 24 Cities

Alphabet is testing Google Fiber in 24 U.S. locations, including 12 cities. The company will test for radio broadcasting interference and more. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Gold iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Images Leak

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a new smart device patent, leaked images of a possible unfinished iPhone 7 display and more. Read Article

Millions of VW Cars at Risk of Unlocking Hack

A security flaw in millions of Volkswagen (VW) vehicles released since 1995 exposes them to hackers who can tap into these vehicles using cheap technology. Read Article

Microsoft Buys Game-Streaming Service Beam

Microsoft has acquired video gaming service Beam for an undisclosed price. The service allows for interaction between gamers and viewers. Read Article