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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TWTR, FB, GOOG: 3 Tech Stocks to Watch This Week

From a new tablet to a new partnership, here's why Facebook (FB), Google (GOOG) and Twitter (TWTR) are hot tech stocks to watch this week. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Flash Memory Not to Blame for iPhone 6 Plus Crash

Friday's Apple Rumors include an update to the beta version of the iCloud website, Fitbit being removed from Apple Stores and more. Read Article

Amazon Echo: 7 Things to Know About the Siri-Like Device

Amazon Echo is a new device that works much like Apple's Siri in the sense that it responds to voiced commands and questions. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Says It’s Shut Down WireLurker Malware

Apple has announced that it has blocked apps infected with the WireLurker malware from being able to start up on OS X devices. Read Article

Amazon Echo: AMZN Hides Its Alexa AI in a Wireless Speaker

Amazon Echo is a wireless speaker that also houses Alexa, AMZN’s artificial intelligence that’s set to take on Siri, Cortana and Google Now Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Microsoft Releases Office Apps for iPhone

Thursday's Apple Rumors include comments from the creator of the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, why users aren't updating to iOS 8 and more. Read Article

Facebook News: FB to Launch Ebola ‘Donate’ Button

Facebook has announced that it will be taking donations, offering education and setting up communication services to help fight Ebola. Read Article

Google Fixes Android 5.0 Lollipop Bug Ahead of Launch

Google has applied a fix for its Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system that removes a bug that saw battery life draining quickly. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Stock: The Glory Days Are Over

CEO Tim Cook is seriously dropping the ball on maintaining the brand Steve Jobs spent his life building. Read Article

Print a Pizza? Foodini 3D Printer Lets You Print Edible Food

The future of home-cooked meals may lie with the Foodini, a 3D printer that can actually print edible food. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) Devices Hit by WireLurker Malware

Apple iPhones and other iOS devices in China have been hit by a new malware called WireLurker that downloads from Mac and MacBooks. Read Article

MSFT, AAPL: Microsoft Rolls Out Free Office Apps for iPhone, Android

Microsoft (MSFT) is now making its Office apps for portable devices free for both Apple and Android uders. Read Article

Smartwatches, Google Glass on MPAA Hit List

MPAA forces moviegoers to remove smartwatches and Google Glass in latest shot in smart wearables vs. security/privacy battle. Read Article

What Should Google’s Mission Statement Be?

Google Inc has dramatically evolved from the garage-based search engine it once was. It's time the tech giant updated its mission statement. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Next iPhone Could Have a 3D Display

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the next iPhone possibly having a glasses-less 3D display, possible prices for the Apple Watch and more. Read Article

PlayStation 4 Update 2.01 Is Live: What’s Changed?

The PlayStation 4 update 2.01 is coming soon, according to Sony. The update will fix the "Rest Mode" bug. Read Article

6 Secure Messaging Apps: These Are the Only Ones!

There are only six secure messaging apps out there, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Apple and Facebook don't make the cut. Read Article

FB News: Top 5 Facebook Scams to Beware

A new study conducted by antivirus software creator Bitdefender has shows the top five Facebook scams that most often fool users. Read Article

AMZN: Amazon Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Photo Storage

Amazon Prime member can take advantage of a new feature introduced on Tuesday that gives them unlimited photo storage via Cloud Drive. Read Article

Report: AAPL May Discontinue the Apple iPad Mini

A new report from Chinese news website UDN that claims to site sources from Apple's supply line says it could discontinue the iPad mini. Read Article