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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Samsung Ultimate Test Drive: Inspired or Desperate?

Samsung tries to convince Apple users to switch with the Ultimate Test Drive -- a 30-day free trial and up to $200 for an iPhone trade-in. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: New Batch of Betas Available for Developers

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include strong adoption rates for iOS 9, the release of iOS 9.0.1 and updates for various betas. Read Article

US Marines Test Out Robotic Dog

US Marines are testing out a new robotic dog made by Google and Boston Dynamics that is named 'Spot' and is very mobile. Read Article

7 Ways to Invest in Virtual Reality

Disney made headlines this week with a big-time investment in virtual reality. Here are seven ways to follow its lead. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent for 2MM Headphone Jack

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus being sold out, one person getting their iPhone 6s early and a new patent. Read Article

Starbucks Mobile Ordering App Now Available Nationwide

Starbucks has announced that its mobile ordering app is now available to everyone in the United States with Android or iOS devices. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple TV Unboxing Video is Online

Monday's Apple Rumors include a possible 2019 release for the Apple Car, watchOS 2 being released and an unboxing video of Apple TV. Read Article

Android Wear on iPhone: Google Tries to Crash Apple Watch Party

Google released an iOS Android Wear app, which allows iPhone owners to choose an Android smartwatch instead of having to buy an Apple Watch. Read Article

Skype Down: What’s Wrong With Skype?

Skype down? You're not the only user of Microsoft's video calling service that's having trouble, but a fix is on its way. Read Article

The App Store Hack Won’t Affect Apple Stock (AAPL)

Last week's discovery of malware embedded in the App Store reveals a potential security risk for iOS, but AAPL stock won't be affected. Read Article

Microsoft Band 2: Photos of New Curved Display Leaked

Images of what are claimed to be the Microsoft Band 2 have been leaked and they show a wearable device with a curved display. Read Article

Google Promises ‘New Treats’ at September 29 Event

Google is holing a press event on Sept. 29 and is promising to show off some 'new treats' during it, which may be new Nexus smartphones. Read Article

Beware the Facebook Dislike Button Scam

A Facebook dislike button scam has been circulating around the social media website and is after users' personal information. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iOS 9 Causes Lag for Some iPhone Owners

Friday's Apple Rumors include images of the iPhone 6s Rose Gold color option, news regarding Project Titan and iOS 9 problems. Read Article

Exclusive Gold PS4 Is Only Available Through Taco Bell

Your next trip to Taco Bell may have you walking away with one an exclusive Gold PS4 if you get lucky and buy the right meal. Read Article

Facebook News: FB Debuts New ‘Signal’ Tool for Journalists

Facebook has updated how journalists get trending Facebook news on the platform with a new feature called Signal that tracks data. Read Article

Mapsense: Apple Maps STILL Playing Catch-Up to Google Maps

Apple (AAPL) recently bought Mapsense, but Apple Maps has a history of being too slow at implementing new acquisitions' technology to match Google Maps. Read Article

Google Fiber Expands to More Nashville Areas Than Planned

Google Fiber will be expanded to more Nashville areas than originally planned including Oak Hill and Berry Hill. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Updates Pressure-Sensitive Earbuds Patent

Thursday's Apple Rumors include bad reviews for the Move to iOS app, the release of the first OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta and more. Read Article

Project Aura: Google Glass to Get a New Name

Google Glass has reportedly underwent and name change and is now being called Project Aura by several of the company's employees. Read Article