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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Friday Apple Rumors: ‘Project Titan’ Base May Be in California

Friday's Apple Rumors include Siri recording everything it hears, a look at the final Apple Watch companion app and more. Read Article

Twitter Testing New ‘TV Timelines': 5 Things to Know

Twitter is testing out a new feature on its mobile app that collects Tweets about TV shows and it's called 'TV Timelines'. Read Article

Apple iOS 8.3 Beta Program: What to Know

Apple has expanded its public beta testing program that it launched for OS X Yosemite 10.10 so that it now includes iOS 8.3. Read Article

Galaxy Note Edge: Samsung’s Curved Screen Smartphone

Samsung’s flagship phablet (and 4th generation Galaxy Note) is the Galaxy Note Edge -- we put the curved display device through its paces. Read Article

Cube 3D Printer Review: Close, But Still Not Ready for Primetime

In our Cube 3D printer review, we test the third generation 3D Systems printer to see if it’s ready for mainstream consumer adoption. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Releases New iOS and OS X Betas

Thursday's Apple Rumors include new betas for OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and iOS 8.3 as well as rumors of third-party MacBook accessories. Read Article

Twitter Takes on Revenge Porn

Twitter has updated its policies in a stab at 'revenge porn' in an effort to cut down on abuse on its social media platform. Read Article

Apple Will NEVER Buy Tesla – So Shut Up About an Apple Car

Apple will never buy Tesla, despite the rumors after the AAPL stock holder meeting. Here's why the plan is just plain stupid. Read Article

Google Street View: ‘Visit’ the Mount Everest Region in Nepal

Google Street View has been used to map the area around Mount Everest with the help of a man that has climbed the mountain 21 times. Read Article

How You Can Rent the Apple Watch for $45 a Week

Lumoid, a startup that rents technology, is offering to let users try the Apple Watch Sport and steel versions before they buy them. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Force Touch May Be Coming to iPhone, Mac

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a new Reserve and Pickup system, the possibility of more Watch casing options and more. Read Article

Facebook Removes ‘Feeling Fat’ After Backlash

Facebook has removed the 'Feeling Fat' status from its website following an online petition that received over 16,000 signatures. Read Article

Apple iTunes Outage: Which Other AAPL Services Are Down?

Apple is experiencing an outage on its iTunes Store that started at 5 a.m. ET Wednesday and some other services are also affected. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: CIA May Have Made an Xcode Hack

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the Apple Watch having 8GB of storage and a removable battery as well as a possible Xcode hack. Read Article

New MacBook: Apple Sacrifices Functionality for Form

The new MacBook is worrisome for Apple MacBook fans because it is clearly designed to look luxurious and makes some key sacrifices to do so Read Article

Starbucks Mobile Ordering Coming to Northwest

Starbucks mobile ordering service, which is used via its app, is being expanded to include more states in the Northwest on March 17. Read Article

Twitter Opens Office in Hong Kong Despite China Ban

Twitter has opened up a new office in Hong Kong that will work with advertisers despite the ban of its service in China. Read Article

Google Fiber Prices Get a Hike in Kansas

Google Fiber prices are on the rise in Kansas City as the company looks to cover the cost of more expensive programming and upgrades. Read Article

Facebook Shutting Down FriendFeed on April 9

Facebook has announced that it will be closing down FriendFeed on April 9 due to a lack of users on the service following years of decline. Read Article

Apple Pay Fraud: Irrelevant to AAPL Stock

Apple (AAPL) stock might appear to be in danger as Apple Pay fraud runs rampant. In reality, it doesn't matter. Read Article