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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Google Fiber Prices Get a Hike in Kansas

Google Fiber prices are on the rise in Kansas City as the company looks to cover the cost of more expensive programming and upgrades. Read Article

Facebook Shutting Down FriendFeed on April 9

Facebook has announced that it will be closing down FriendFeed on April 9 due to a lack of users on the service following years of decline. Read Article

Apple Pay Fraud: Irrelevant to AAPL Stock

Apple (AAPL) stock might appear to be in danger as Apple Pay fraud runs rampant. In reality, it doesn't matter. Read Article

Apple Watch: What Do Tech’s Brightest Minds Think?

The tech world sounds off about whether Apple Watch will be Apple's next big thing ... or turn out to be inconsequential to AAPL and consumers alike. Read Article

Apple Watch Launch Date, Pricing and New Ultra-Thin MacBook

At the Spring Forward event, AAPL confirmed Apple Watch pricing and launch date, and unveiled a new Retina display 12-inch MacBook Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Release Date is April 24

Monday's Apple Rumors include the release date for the 12-inch Retina MacBook, Apple Watch not being sold at retailers and more. Read Article

Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 6 Rumors Surrounding the Tablet

A new batch of rumors focused on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 include possible specs for the upcoming device and a release month. Read Article

Microsoft Wants a Ban on Kyocera Android Phones

Microsoft wants the sale of several Kyocera smartphones banned in the United States for the use of Android without a licensing deal with it. Read Article

Petition Asks Facebook to Remove ‘Feeling Fat’ Status Option

A new petition is asking Facebook to remove the 'Feeling Fat"\' status from its website so that it doesn't offend some users. Read Article

Microsoft Windows Users at Risk From ‘Freak’ Flaw, Too

Microsoft Windows users are susceptible to the 'Freak' security vulnerability, along with Mac and Microsoft users. Read Article

New iPad Delay Reasons Seem Like Bunk

The new iPad is delayed again it seems, but the cited reasons like adding USB 3.0 ports and support for plug-in peripherals don’t ring true. Read Article

‘Dawn of Titans’ Is Zynga (ZNGA) Stock’s Last Hope

ZNGA changes strategy, guns after "Clash of Clans" and "Game of War," the top two highest grossing games on the iPhone. Is this the start of a turnaround? Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent for Waterproof iPhone

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a possible time frame for iOS 8.2's release, Beats music not showing up at Apple's event and more. Read Article

MWC 2015 Wrap: 5 Trends That Shaped Mobile World Congress

MWC 2015 showed off the best in mobile technology, and we tracked 5 trends that shaped this year’s mobile world congress Read Article

Alibaba Is Expanding Cloud Services to U.S.

Alibaba has announced that it will be bringing its cloud services to the United States, adding a new competitor to Amazon's list. Read Article

‘HBO Now’ May Launch on Apple TV in April

HBO Now, a planned streaming service, may be coming to Apple TV next month and could cost around $15 a month for a subscription. Read Article

Apple iPad Pro Rumors Swirl About Delays, USB 3.0 Ports

A new rumor claims that Apple will be delaying production of its iPad Pro until September and that it will have USB 3.0 ports. Read Article

Uber Buys Mapping Startup deCarta

Uber is buying deCarta, a mapping startup founded almost 20 years ago. Details of the acquisition have not been released. Read Article

Virtual Reality Technology: PS4 Morpheus Headset to Debut in 2016

Sony is launching a virtual reality headset that will be released in 2016. Here's what you should know about PS4's Morpheus. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s May Come With Apple SIM Card

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include possible specs for the 2015 MacBook Air, a website to test out Apple Watch apps and more. Read Article