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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Thursday Apple Rumors: New Photos of Mystery Apple Van Are Online

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a possible Apple Watch display going up in Paris, tax breaks for the tech company and more. Read Article

AT&T to Charge Extra Fee if You Want Data Privacy

AT&T said it is offering data privacy to its fiber optic internet service for an additional 30 bucks a month. Read Article

Google Inbox App Released for iPad

Google Inbox is now available for users of Apple's iPad and has also been added to Google Play for Android tablet users. Read Article

Apple Virtual Reality Patent Approved After 6 Years

A six-year-old Apple patent application for a virtual reality headset was recently approved. Will your iPhone be the next VR headset? Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Pay Gets 19 More Supporters

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include estimates for Gold Apple Watch revenue, a new marijuana dating app and more Pay supporters. Read Article

Sony SmartEyeglass: How Much Will It Cost? When Can You Buy It?

Sony has announced a new pair of smartglasses, called "SmartEyeglass", that will be released for developers next month for $840. Read Article

Kickstarting the Smart Home: GE Turns Old Refrigerators Into Smart Devices

The smart home needs consumers onboard to become a reality, something GE Appliances kickstarting with a free upgrade for 20,000 lucky customers. Read Article

Apple News: Future iPhone Camera Could Come With a Periscope

A patent from Apple shows a possible periscope system that could add image stabilization and zoom to iPhone cameras in the future. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Wins Patent for a Virtual Keyboard

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include price estimates for the upcoming 18-karat gold Apple Watch, more devices possibly getting Touch ID and more. Read Article

Facebook ‘Real Name’ Policy Is Hassling Native Americans

Native Americans are having trouble using their real names on Facebook due to a policy to keep users from using fake names. Read Article

Google to Teach Computer Coding to 100K NYC Kids

Google announced plans to teach computer coding to 100,000 NYC kids. The move is part of Mayor de Blasio's Tech Talent Pipeline initiative. Read Article

Smartwatch News: 5 Things to Know About the LG Watch Urbane

A new smartwatch, called the LG Watch Urbane, with a 1.3-inch display will be showed off at the Mobile World Congress in March. Read Article

AT&T Will Match Google Fiber Speeds, Prices in Kansas City

AT&T announced plans to match Google Fiber speeds with an internet service of its own--Gigapower. Here's what to know about it. Read Article

Apple Car? Could AAPL Really Break Into Electric Vehicles Market?

An Apple car could be in development, with reports AAPL is looking to move beyond CarPlay to developing its own electric vehicles Read Article

App Store Trouble: Success Is Becoming a Problem For AAPL

The APPL App Store is dominated by so-called zombie apps that few people download, an annoyance that could eventually hit iPhone sales Read Article

Xiaomi to Start Selling in US (Kinda)

The company will not be selling smartphones or tablets in the US. Instead, it will launch some of its headphones and other accessories. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Hiring Automotive Experts

Friday's Apple Rumors include a new feature for app developers, Apple Pay working for government cards and a possible Apple Car on the way. Read Article

Man Finds Facebook Bug That Would Let Hackers Delete Your FB Photos

Laxman Muthiyah was awarded $12,500 for reporting a Facebook bug to the company that allowed him to delete anyone's photo albums. Read Article

Apple Now Allows Marijuana Apps in 23 States

Marijuana apps are making a return to Apple's App Store in the 23 states that have legalized medical marijuana following a ban. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Increases App Size Limit to 4GB

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a new patent involving mobile cameras, Tim Cook heading to Israel and a size limit increase for apps. Read Article