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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When Will Apple Inc. (AAPL) Take on the Amazon Echo?

With the success of the Amazon Echo, the big question is when will Apple respond with its own Echo competitor? Read Article

The Sims 4 Removes Gender Restrictions

The Sims 4 has changed a key feature of the game. The Sims 4Gender restrictions used to be an integral part of the game, which included at least 700 pieces of content that was set in stone based on your gender. Now, the Sims 4 will no longer have these gender restrictions following the release of a new update today for the PC life simulator, including with clothes, animation and voices. A character's gender can be changed at any time in the game now, and you can customize your ability to reproduce with other Sims characters.

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Thursday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 Plus Case Has Smart Connector Hole

Thursday's Apple Rumors include an update for iOS 9.3.2 to fix iPad Pro issues, press invites for WWDC 2016 being sent out and more. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Images of the Macbook Pro 2016 Leaked

Wednesday's Apple rumors include new information surrounding the MacBook Pro 2016, the iPhone 8 and the Apple Watch 2. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

What Apple Pay Means For Banks And Payment Processors (AAPL)

As Apple Pay gains traction, it's important to understand the long-term play for investors and users. Here's an early look Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Base iPhone 7 May Have with 32GB of Storage

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the iPhone 8 getting a new Taptic Engine, a rear shell for the upcoming iPhone 7 and more. Read Article

Data Breach News: Millions of MySpace LLC, Tumblr, Inc. Accounts Hacked

MySpace and Tumblr have been the target of large data breach that affects millions of users wit accounts dating back to early 2013. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Siri Home Assistant May Recognize Faces

Friday's Apple Rumors include iOS 10 being showed off during WWDC 2016, two devices being pulled from Apple Stores and more. Read Article

How Facebook Inc Will Show Ads to Non-FB Users Too

Facebook will now be targeting non-FB users with its ads with educated guesses based on the website's that person visits. Read Article

Google Beats Oracle Corporation in Software Copyright Case

Google has won a software copyright case against Oracle over Java code that it used in the creation of its Android mobile operating system. Read Article

Microsoft, Facebook Team Up on Undersea Internet Cable in the Atlantic

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have struck a partnership to build a cable network in the Atlantic Ocean. microsoftThe two companies are working on a subsea cable that will operate from under the sea and help meet the demand for high-speed cloud and Internet services. The line will be called "MAREA" and it will be complete by October 2017. The cable will be 6,600 kilometers long and it will be able to carry 160 terabits per second. Underwater data centers are slated to avoid a problem that most data centers, which is cooling. Marine energy sources will be used to keep the cable from overheating. MSFT stock is down 0.4% Thursday. FB stock is up 1.3%.

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Thursday Apple Rumors: More Original TV Content May Be in Works

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a new Lightning EarPod patent, Arabic being included for the company's official website and more. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Apple TV Is Back in the Game

Apple TV sales figures show AAPL is gaining momentum in a big way, and within reach of once again overtaking Chromecast and Fire TV. Read Article

Paypal Holdings Inc to Discontinue Amazon Fire, Blackberry and Windows Phone Apps

PayPal has announced that it's discontinuing its mobile apps for BlackBerry, Amazon Fire and Windows Phone devices at the end of June. Read Article

The High-Tech Guide to Millennial Finances

Millennials may be burdened with huge student debt payments, but they have several high-tech options for investing to earn that money back. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: A Siri Home Assistant May Be in the Works

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include charging stations for electric cars, trouble with opening Apple Stores in India and more. Read Article

Adidas to Use Robots to Make Shoes in Germany, US

Adidas has announced that it will be making shoes in Germany and the U.S. with robots that are housed inside its new SpeedFactory. Read Article

Pebble 2: Pebble’s Still Alive for a Second Swing

Pebble announced the Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 smartwatches as well as the new clip-on Pebble Core with 3G, Wi-Fi and GPS. Read Article

CannaCloud: This Cannabis Vaporizer Hopes to Be the Keurig of Marijuana

A company is making waves with the CannaCloud, a marijuana vaporizer that essentially works like a Keurig. The device will be released in early 2017. Read Article

Pebble Core: 5 Things to Know About the New Wearable Gadget

The Pebble Core is a new device that works in unison with a smartwatch to offer a a fitness device that is similar to smartphones. Here's what you need to know. Read Article