Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

smartphone, iphone, and technology sector newsA 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, investors are doing the same with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock.

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Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Be Ready to Buy Path

Wednesday's Apple rumors include short Watch battery life, users getting iOS 8 early and a possible deal between Apple and Path. Read Article

Google Hangouts Adds Free Voice Calls, More Functionality

Google Hangouts is now integrating a feature that will allow you to make phone calls from your mobile device for free. Read Article

Apple Pay Is the Secret Star in the New Lineup

The iPhone 6 and Apple watch are nice and all, but the real gem is Apple's new mobile wallet technology. Apple Pay could be a gamechanger. Read Article

BlackBerry (BBRY) Passport Sets Its Sights on the Apple (AAPL) iPhone 6

Does the BlackBerry Passport stand any chance against the new iPhone 6? Read Article

Google Investigating Leak of 5M Gmail Passwords

Google is investing a leak that could have put close to 5 million Gmail users' passwords and usernames online via a Russian forum. Read Article

iPhone for Life: What to Know About the New Sprint Leasing Program

Sprint (S) is creating a new smartphone leasing program called iPhone for Life. Here's what you need to know about it here. Read Article

Amazon Prime Members Can Finally Stream Videos on Android

Amazon Prime members with a device running Google's Android can stream vidoes after downloading the Amazon Prime Instant Video app. Read Article

AAPL: Why the Apple Watch Will Be a Bust

There are many reasons to believe that the Apple Watch may not live up to the hype. Read Article

Apple Watch: Everything You Need to Know

The iWatch turned out to be the Apple Watch, offered in two sizes starting at $349, available in early 2015. Read Article

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Everything You Need to Know

Apple finally took the wraps off the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus today, confirming a bigger, faster iPhone with Apple Pay capability. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: iOS 8 Golden Master Released to Develoeprs

Tuesday's Apple rumors include the release of iOS 8 Golden Master to developers, prices for the iPhone 6 and news on the Apple Watch. Read Article

Apple Shows Off iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

Apple unveiled the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, 5.5-inch iPhone Plus phablet, Apple Watch and Apple Pay mobile payment system. Read Article

PayPal to Start Accepting Bitcoin

PayPal is planning to start accepting bitcoins in the next few months through Braintree, which eBay bought for $800 million last year. Read Article

AAPL: The First Apple CarPlay System Rolls Out … in a Ferrari

The first car to come equipped with Apple CarPlay is a Ferrari FF that was sold to a client living in Italy and more are coming. Read Article

Microsoft (MSFT) Is Quietly Making Some Smart Moves

Microsoft is often left out of sweeping tech discussions -- that's a mistake. This tech titan is still capable of making smart moves. Read Article

Apple (AAPL) iPad Growth Remains a Concern

The Apple iPad remains the tablet market leader, but AAPL may see growth problems in the fourth quarter and beyond. Read Article

10 Hot New Gadgets From IFA 2014

At IFA 2014, Microsoft, Samsung, Motorola and others took the wraps off selfie phones, smartwatches, tablets, TVs and more new gadgets. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 May Be Called ‘iPhone 6 Plus’

Monday's Apple rumors include a possible name for the iPhone 6, its rumored release date and what could be the first review of the device. Read Article

Twitter News: TWTR Tests ‘Buy Now’ Button

Twitter has started testing out its Buy Now button on mobile platforms and a small percentage of users are included in the test. Read Article