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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Facebook Messenger: FB Hits 500M Users Milestone

Facebook Messenger now has more than 500 million users around the world. The app has been around since 2011. Read Article

Why Google Is Taking Over Moffett Field, Hangar One From NASA

Google signed a 60-year lease worth $1.16 billion to renovate three NASA hangars located in Moffett Field. Read Article

Apple iOS Bug: How to Keep AAPL Devices Safe from a ‘Masque Attack’

An Apple iOS bug called "Masque Attack" could allow hackers to access your data. Here's how to avoid a Masque Attack. Read Article

BlackBerry Has No Future in Hardware

After barely a year on the job, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has made dramatic changes to the company that he hopes can eventually return it to profitability. Read Article

Google Study: Phishing Is Way More Successful Than You Think

Google (GOOG) researchers discovered that phishing scams are much more successful than they had expected. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple May Open New Office in England

Monday's Apple Rumors include a possible 2014 release for the Retina MacBook Air, supplies of the iPhone 6 increasing and more. Read Article

How to Turn Off iMessage: Apple Rolls Out Long-Awaited Fix

Users that have been unable to opt out of Apple's iMessage now have a few options for removing themselves from the service. Read Article

TWTR, FB, GOOG: 3 Tech Stocks to Watch This Week

From a new tablet to a new partnership, here's why Facebook (FB), Google (GOOG) and Twitter (TWTR) are hot tech stocks to watch this week. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Flash Memory Not to Blame for iPhone 6 Plus Crash

Friday's Apple Rumors include an update to the beta version of the iCloud website, Fitbit being removed from Apple Stores and more. Read Article

Amazon Echo: 7 Things to Know About the Siri-Like Device

Amazon Echo is a new device that works much like Apple's Siri in the sense that it responds to voiced commands and questions. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Says It’s Shut Down WireLurker Malware

Apple has announced that it has blocked apps infected with the WireLurker malware from being able to start up on OS X devices. Read Article

Amazon Echo: AMZN Hides Its Alexa AI in a Wireless Speaker

Amazon Echo is a wireless speaker that also houses Alexa, AMZN’s artificial intelligence that’s set to take on Siri, Cortana and Google Now Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Microsoft Releases Office Apps for iPhone

Thursday's Apple Rumors include comments from the creator of the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, why users aren't updating to iOS 8 and more. Read Article

Facebook News: FB to Launch Ebola ‘Donate’ Button

Facebook has announced that it will be taking donations, offering education and setting up communication services to help fight Ebola. Read Article

Google Fixes Android 5.0 Lollipop Bug Ahead of Launch

Google has applied a fix for its Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system that removes a bug that saw battery life draining quickly. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Stock: The Glory Days Are Over

CEO Tim Cook is seriously dropping the ball on maintaining the brand Steve Jobs spent his life building. Read Article

Print a Pizza? Foodini 3D Printer Lets You Print Edible Food

The future of home-cooked meals may lie with the Foodini, a 3D printer that can actually print edible food. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Devices Hit by WireLurker Malware

Apple iPhones and other iOS devices in China have been hit by a new malware called WireLurker that downloads from Mac and MacBooks. Read Article

MSFT, AAPL: Microsoft Rolls Out Free Office Apps for iPhone, Android

Microsoft (MSFT) is now making its Office apps for portable devices free for both Apple and Android uders. Read Article

Smartwatches, Google Glass on MPAA Hit List

MPAA forces moviegoers to remove smartwatches and Google Glass in latest shot in smart wearables vs. security/privacy battle. Read Article