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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Apple News App Will Use Human Editors for Story Selection

Apple is going to use humans editors for its News app launching with iOS 9 and is already recruiting editors and news sources. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 Keyboard Hints at iPad Pro

Monday's Apple Rumors include OS X 10.11 El Capitan features, new colors of Powerbeats2 headphones and speculation on the iPad Pro. Read Article

Google Chrome to Revert to Previous Bookmarks Manager

Google has announced that it's switching back to its old bookmarks manager for Google Chrome and users are happy with the change. Read Article

Tmall Box Office: Alibaba Plans to Launch Chinese Version of Netflix

Alibaba is planning to release its own version of Netflix in China, called 'TMall Box Office', in the next couple of months. Read Article

Amazon Patents Ear-Scanning Technology to Unlock Smartphone

Amazon has been awarded a patent for ear-scanning technology that could be used to unlock a person's phone and adjust volume. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple Music Streaming Ads Show Up in iOS 8.4 Beta

Friday's Apple Rumors include the company leasing part of a building in Pittsburgh, the Apple Watch being hacked and more. Read Article

4 of the Best Adventure Movies on Netflix

With Jurassic World set to stomp the box office on June 12, we dug up some of the best adventure movies on Netflix for your enjoyment. Read Article

Twitter Direct Messages: TWTR Removes 140-Character DM Limit

Twitter, announced on Thursday, that it's planning to remove the 140-character limit on Direct Message starting next month. Read Article

6 Things to Know About the Facebook Oculus Rift Headset

Facebook has shown off the first commercial version of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and some changes have been made. Read Article

Android Phone Picker: New Google Tool Helps You Decide

Google has released a new tool that helps users decide which Android phone is right for them by asking what they use phones for. Read Article

Apple Pay vs. Google Pay vs. Samsung Pay: The Digital Wallet War

Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay will be battling for mobile payment supremacy by the end of 2015. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) to Let iPhone Users Block Ads

Apple (AAPL) is adding a feature to its iPhone's Safari that blocks ads. It's included as part of iOS 9. Read Article

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Looking to Test ‘Internet From Space’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is looking to test satellites that offer Internet service from space. He hopes to do so starting next year. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 Files Hint at Better Front-Facing Camera

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the ability to make ad blockers for Safari in iOS 9, contractors working on Campus 2 being fired and more. Read Article

Facebook Messenger Game ‘Doodle Draw’ Debuts

'Doodle Draw' is the first Facebook Messenger game to be released and it allows users to earn points for guessing what drawn images are. Read Article

Microsoft Surface Hub: 6 Things to Know About the New 84-Inch Computer

The Microsoft Surface Hub has been announced and the 84-inch, wall-mounted computer will be available for preorder starting on July 1. Read Article

2016 Cadillac Models to Support Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

2016 Cadillac models are set to support both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Apple CarPlay will come first. Read Article

Baidu Self-Driving Car to Launch in 2015

Baidu plans on launching a self-driving car later this year. The company will work with an unnamed car manufacturer. Read Article

FB News: Facebook Scraps Space Plans for Satellite Internet

Facebook announced that it has scrapped its plan to create a $500 million satellite that offers cheap Internet. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 to Include New Power-Saving Features

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include new beta releases for OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4, as well as news of power-saving features for iOS 9. Read Article