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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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

Twitter (TWTR) Buys Social Media Talent Agency Niche

Twitter, announced on Wednesday, that it has acquired Niche in a deal that will help connect social media talent with advertisers. Read Article

FB Legacy Contacts: How to Leave Your Facebook Page to Someone

A new feature from Facebook allows users to name a 'Legacy Contacts' to manage their account after it has been memorialized. Read Article

Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Which Is the Best Phablet?

Galaxy Note 4 beats the iPhone 6 Plus in most specs and usability, but Apple’s phablet is a looker and holds its own in real world use. Read Article

iPhone Thefts Plummet as Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Introduced

iPhone thefts are down following the introduction of the smartphone 'kill switch.' Here's what you should know. Read Article

Is Your Dating App Safe From Hackers?

Research conducted by IBM shows that most dating apps have security vulnerabilities. Here's what to know. Read Article

Uber Adds Panic Button to Enhance Rider Safety

Uber has introduced a panic button and a safety net to make its rides safer. It's being introduced in India first. Read Article

Microsoft Buys Calendar App Maker Sunrise

Microsoft has acquired calendar app Sunrise for about $100 million. Here's what you should know about the deal. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Launch New MacBook Air Soon

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a huge solar farm being built in California, the end of the Aperture app and new MacBook Airs. Read Article

GoPro Hero4 Review: Latest GPRO Action Cameras Face Tough Competition

This GoPro Hero4 review shows the action camera leader is well-positioned to defend its turf against competition from Sony and drone maker DJI. Read Article

How to Get Free Google Drive Storage by Feb. 17

Google is offering 2GB of space on Google Drive for free to users that complete a security checkup on their accounts by Feb. 17. Read Article

Facebook Classifieds: New FB Features Help Users Sell Online

Facebook classifieds have been given new features to make buying and selling on its website easier and more are coming soon. Read Article

NFLX Stock vs. the World – 3 Global Hurdles to Netflix Growth

NFLX stock is facing big pressures as Netflix Inc looks abroad, specifically to Latin American and China. Don't bank on NFLX growth here. Read Article

Tablet Sales Battered by Surging Phablets, Recovering PCs

With Kindle Fire tablet sales down nearly 70% and tablets booking their first-ever decline, Amazon's tablets are being hit hardest by phablets. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Working on It’s Own Car

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include an improved Touch ID sensor, Apple placing bans on third-party accessory creators and more. Read Article

Google Enhances Search Results With Fact-Checked Health Information

Google is making its search engine better by providing health information through it without requiring users to click on links. Read Article