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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Facebook Inc (FB) Hires Former Google Exec to Lead Oculus

Facebook (FB) is trying to turn around its Oculus VR division; to lead that effort, it announced it hired former Google and Xiaomi exec Hugo Barra. Read Article

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Stock Will Keep Grinding Higher

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is well-positioned to make a push higher. Better yet: FCX stock offers well-defined support areas so you can gauge risk. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: AAPL May Use Flexible Displays in Future iPhones

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include lack of a fix for a battery glitch, a Theater Mode coming in the watchOS 3.2 beta and more. Read Article

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Doing Away With In-Seat Screens

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) has announced a change in the design of its airplane seats as the company is removing in-seat screens. Read Article

Is Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Ending the Age of Intel (INTC)?

Nvidia (NVDA) is riding its GPUs to a leadership position in future technology, leaving Intel (INTC) and its PC world behind. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone Takes a Hit From … Netflix, Inc.? (NFLX)

Apple (AAPL) has enough worries when it comes to competition against this year's 10th anniversary iPhone. Netflix (NFLX) just added another. Read Article

Google Instant Apps Get Closer to Reality

Google Instant Apps (GOOG,GOOGL) is a concept that will allow you to use the key features of an application without downloading the entire product. Read Article

Amazon Echo’s Alexa Gets a New Wake Word

The Amazon Echo speaker has been turning heads with its Alexa voice assistant, which now has one more keyword you can use to wake up Alexa. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Siri May Get a Major Upgrade in iOS 11

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the first betas for iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4, as well as a possible upgrade for Siri. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Is Building an AI Monster

Microsoft (MSFT) hasn't defined itself as an artificial intelligence powerhouse, but that doesn't mean it isn't one. Read Article

Tesla Motors Inc Again Proves It’s Not A Conventional Automaker (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted a series of tweets on Saturday, mapping an update schedule that is more often seen among smartphone makers... Read Article

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Steals AI Expert Back From Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Alphabet (GOOGL) brings back a familiar face -- Yoky Matsuoka, former Nest VP and Google X co-founder, coming off a short sting with Apple (AAPL). Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: iOS 11 May Introduce New Feature to FaceTime

Monday's Apple Rumors include the release of public versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.3 and iOS 10.2.1, as well as talk about iOS 11. Read Article

Samsung (SSNLF): TWO Different Battery Failures on Galaxy Note 7

Samsung (SSNLF) says it knows what caused the Galaxy Note 7 battery disaster, pledges new measures to ensure it will not be repeated. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Next iPhone May Have Wireless Charging

Friday's Apple Rumors include a popular iOS app collecting user data, some Simply Macs stores closing in the U.S. and more. Read Article

Apple Inc. New iPads Might Be Late to the Party (AAPL)

The latest Apple (AAPL) rumor is that manufacturing challenges with the A10X chip may push new iPads to the second half of 2017. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: ‘iPhone X’ May Be AAPL’s Next Smartphone

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a possible release window for the next iPad line, the second generation of the Pencil stylus and more. Read Article

Panasonic Wants to Produce More Than Just Batteries for Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Panasonic Corporation (ADR) (PCRFY) wants to extend its relationship with Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) to self-driving senors. Read Article

Here’s What To Expect In 2017 From the Laptop Market (MSFT, AAPL, INTC)

2016 was quite the year for the laptop market, and all the major players have new versions and plans for 2017. Let's take a look... Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 May Feature Facial Recognition Tech

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a new Foxconn prototype facility, the original iPhone no longer working on wireless networks and more. Read Article