Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

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Top iOS 8 Issues & Bugs: Early Adopters’ 5 Biggest Complaints

The iOS 8 update has already created plenty of issues for owners of Apple devices. Here are the five biggest complaints so far. Read Article

GOOG, AAPL: Google Joins Apple in Encrypting User Data by Default

Google is following in Apple's footsteps by adding data encryption to its users' devices by default in its upcoming Android L. Read Article

FB News: How Facebook Will Change Your News Feed (Again)

Facebook is planning to make yet another change to the way users' News Feeds display posts with high amounts of interaction. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) iOS 8 Adoption Disappointing Thus Far

The adoption of Apple's iOS 8 is trailing that of its predecessors -- but it's not much cause for concern. Read Article

Should Apple (AAPL) Worry About These Vendors?

Apple should watch its back as white-box vendors continue to make a push in emerging markets. Read Article

Google (GOOG) Makes Apps Marketplace More Accessible

A big change to the Google Apps Marketplace should be a hit with employees, admins. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple, U2 Working On New Digital Music Format

Monday's Apple rumors include work on a new digital music format from Apple and U2, Android trade-ins increasing and more. Read Article

Facebook: Don’t Freak Out Over iOS 8 Location Settings

Facebook has released a blog that details changes to its location settings in its newest app for Apple's recently released iOS 8. Read Article

Amazon Family Library: What You Can (and Can’t) Share

Amazon Family Library is a new feature coming soon that allows users to share multiple forms of media across several accounts Read Article

AAPL Privacy: Apple Can’t Unlock iOS 8 Devices … Even for Police

Apple has released a new website that explains its security features, which includes not being able to access data on an iOS 8 device. Read Article

Why You Should Upgrade to iOS 8

Apple releases iOS 8, the “biggest iOS release ever." Here are some of the key new features iOS 8 adds for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Provides Spark for Smartwatch Industry

The Apple Watch has the smartwatch industry moving in the right direction. Read Article

Google (GOOG) Android Tablet Vendors Taking New Approach

Google Android tablet vendors are changing their approach by offering higher-level features. Read Article

BlackBerry (BBRY) Has a Golden Opportunity to Cash In

At least one survey shows that more people are excited about the new BlackBerry Passport than the iPhone 6. Read Article

BlackBerry (BBRY) Discusses Movirtu Buyout

BlackBerry Enterprise President John Sims talks about the company's latest acquisition, Movirtu, a telecom services provider. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPod Touch 6G May Be Showed Off in October

Monday's Apple rumors include an event planned for October, rumors of the iPod Touch 6G and iOS 8 being released to users. Read Article

California Gives OK to Self-Driving Car Tests

The state of California has issued permits to 29 self-driving car to Google (GOOG), Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Read Article

My Maps: Google Upgrades Custom Mapping Tool

Google has upgraded its custom mapping tool, now called 'My Maps', and is allowing anyone to create custom maps through with it. Read Article

FB Working on Facebook Moments App for More Private Sharing

Facebook is reportedly working on a new app called moments that will allow people more privacy when sharing information. Read Article

Amazon Kindle Voyage Listing Leaks on AMZN Site

A leak for Amazon's new Kindle Voyage has been seen on the company's website and it lists several details concerning the device. Read Article