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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Alphabet Inc (GOOGL,GOOG) Stepping Into the Smartwatch Arena

A new rumor claims that Alphabet is working on two new Nexus smartwatches that may be announced after its next Nexus smartphones. Read Article

Samsung Electronic KRW5000 (SSNLF) UFS Card May Make MicroSD Cards Obsolete

Samsung has announced its own replacement for the MicroSD card and it is the much faster and more efficient UFS memory cards. Read Article

‘Pokémon Go’ Beginning to Launch for iOS, Android

Pokemon Go is now available for iOS and Android devices. The game allows you to find and catch Pokemon that are located in the real world. Read Article

Power Glove Developed by NASA, GM Now Focused on Factory Work

NASA and GM developed the RoboGlove, a power glove that uses "soft exoskeleton" technology to assist astronauts in performing mechanical repairs. Read Article

Google (GOOGL) Buys French Machine-Learning Startup Moodstocks

Google (GOOG,GOOGL) has acquired French startup Moodstocks -- known as the Shazam of images -- for an undisclosed price. Here's what's relevant. Read Article

Millions of Android Devices Infected With Hummingbad Malware

Owners of Android devices beware--a virus called Hummingbad is infecting smartphones and using fraudulent ads to steal from Android users. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Complete iPhone 7 Image Leaks

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include new features for the iPhone 7, leaked CAD iPhone 7 renderings and a partially completed iPhone 7. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): 9.7-inch iPad Pro and Smart Case Review

Apple is gambling the 9.7-inch iPad Pro will appeal to both consumers and to budget-conscious professionals. Read Article

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL) DeepMind to Help Diagnose Eye Disease

Alphabet's DeepMind division (which focuses on artificial intelligence) has developed a tool to help diagnose eye diseases such as diabetes. Read Article

BBRY Hanging Up On BlackBerry Classic Phones

BlackBerry is no longer selling its classic phones as modern technology has usurped the once-industry favorite that many owned, including the POTUS. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Adds Wheelchair Option for Avatars

Microsoft (MSFT) is appeasing handicapped gamers with avatars on wheelchairs for Xbox. Here's what you need to know about the company's move. Read Article

Apple Inc. iOS 10 Health App Makes it Easy to Become an Organ Donor

Apple has announced an update for its upcoming operating system iOS 10 in the form of a health app that makes organ donations more easily available. Read Article

VR News: Nintendo Is Not Yet Gung Ho on Virtual Reality

Nintendo has suggested that its upcoming console -- the NX -- will not use the virtual-reality technology that its competitors are using. Read Article

FB News: What Are Facebook Messenger Bots? What Can They Do?

Facebook Messenger Bots -- helping to facilitate business deals -- are more popular than ever, with the popular app reaching 11,000 chatbots. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple Releases Short Film for Juno Mission

Friday's Apple Rumors include a new video of the Campus 2 construction, a fan render of the Deep Space Gray iPhone 7 and more. Read Article

Amazon Prime Scores Exclusive PBS Kids Deal

Amazon Prime will now be the exclusive premium streaming host of PBS Kids shows as part of a multi-year agreement between the two. Read Article

Facebook Paper: FB to Shut Down Unpopular App

Facebook Paper, the company's news reading app, is being shut down two years after its launch due to a lack of interest. Read Article

Android Nougat: 5 Things to Know About Google’s Newest Version

Google has updated the name of Android N to Android Nougat, following a slate of sweets-themed operating systems. Here are five things to know about it. Read Article

6 Things to Know About Google’s US-Japan Undersea Cable

Google is rolling out its fourth undersea cable, which is 5,600 miles long. It runs from Oregon to Japan, offering bandwidth of 60 terabits per second. Read Article

One Thing That Could Doom Virtual Reality: Vomit

If virtual reality is to go mainstream and succeed, then VR games can’t make players sick to their stomachs. Read Article