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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Chinese Firm Buys 60% of Gay Dating App Grindr

Beijing Kunlun Tech, a Chinese game company, has bought a 60% stake in gay dating app Grindr, which has 2 million visitors. Read Article

A Smaller, Portable Amazon Echo May Be in the Works

Amazon may be planning to release a smaller version of the Amazon Echo that will lack some features, but be much more portable. Read Article

IBM Stock Is WILDLY Undervalued — Buy Now

IBM Stock trades at a low P/E amid weakness in the IT sector. But strong profit margins and a solid outlook makes the stock a clear bargain. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: New 4-Inch iPhone May Be Named iPhone 5e

Monday's Apple Rumors include pairing multiple Watches with a single iPhone, a possible app for switching from iOS to Android and more. Read Article

Peach Messaging App: 6 Things to Know

Peach is a new messaging app that is soaring in popularity and 'InvestorPlace' has collected a few things you should know about it. Read Article

How Facebook Messenger Will Drive FB Stock Higher

A new software development kit could turn Facebook Messenger into a $10 billion dollar business for FB stock investors. Read Article

AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data, If You …

AT&T has announced that it's bringing back unlimited data plans for customers that sign up for DirecTV or its U-Verse service. Read Article

FordPass: New Commuter App Is Not Just for Ford Owners

Ford has revealed a new app called FordPass that includes features for owners it its vehicles and non-vehicle owners as well. Read Article

Analyst Slashes Apple Inc. Targets – Can Tim Cook Bring Back Steve Jobs-Like Innovation? (AAPL)

Apple's spinning its wheels in a rough patch, and a severe price target cut from Oppenheimer isn't helping. Read Article

CES 2016: The Takeaways

CES 2016 broke the tradition of being dominated by TVs, instead letting automobiles led by the Chevy Bolt capture much of the spotlight. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 May Be Thinner Than iPhone 6s

Friday's Apple Rumors include new car-related domains, the acquisition of facial recognition company Emotient and more iPhone 7 rumors. Read Article

Are We Really Shocked Apple Inc. (AAPL) Wants to Read Our Minds?

Apple (AAPL) just purchased the AI startup Emotient, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. With the acquisition, Apple is showing us it wants to read our minds. Read Article

Overvaluation Bites — Avoid FANG Stocks!

FANG stocks -- Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet -- may have kept the market aloft, but are you paying too much for them? Read Article

GM’s 2017 Chevy Bolt Poses Huge Threat to Tesla (TSLA)

GM unleashed the 2017 Chevy Bolt, an all-electric, $30,000 car, at CES in Las Vegas this week. Tesla (TSLA) stock owners should pay attention. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent for Multi-Camera Zoom System

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a waterproof Watch case, a new beta for developers and testers and a camera zoom patent. Read Article

Oculus Rift Price: How Much Does the VR Headset Cost?

The Oculus Rift is now available for preorder and those looking to get one will be shelling out $599 for the VR headset. Read Article

Why Fitbit Stock Plummeted After It Announced the Fitbit Blaze (FIT)

Shares of Fitbit Stock were off 18% after the company announced the Fitbit Blaze, a smartwatch that simply doesn't stack up to the competition. Read Article

AT&T Stock Will Surge Behind Big Internet of Things Announcements

Expect big gains as AT&T stock makes a hard push into smart cities, homes and cars -- and reaps the rewards of increased data usage. Read Article

Apple Stock Isn’t Dead Yet – Not With This Catalyst (AAPL)

Owners of Apple stock need to see a bigger and better App Store if the company is to have a shot at sustaining its heroic revenue growth pace. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Leaks Space Black Milanese Loop Band

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a leaked iPhone 7 display part, a second data center being built in Reno, Nev., and more. Read Article