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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Alibaba Is Expanding Cloud Services to U.S.

Alibaba has announced that it will be bringing its cloud services to the United States, adding a new competitor to Amazon's list. Read Article

‘HBO Now’ May Launch on Apple TV in April

HBO Now, a planned streaming service, may be coming to Apple TV next month and could cost around $15 a month for a subscription. Read Article

Apple iPad Pro Rumors Swirl About Delays, USB 3.0 Ports

A new rumor claims that Apple will be delaying production of its iPad Pro until September and that it will have USB 3.0 ports. Read Article

Uber Buys Mapping Startup deCarta

Uber is buying deCarta, a mapping startup founded almost 20 years ago. Details of the acquisition have not been released. Read Article

Virtual Reality Technology: PS4 Morpheus Headset to Debut in 2016

Sony is launching a virtual reality headset that will be released in 2016. Here's what you should know about PS4's Morpheus. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s May Come With Apple SIM Card

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include possible specs for the 2015 MacBook Air, a website to test out Apple Watch apps and more. Read Article

‘Freak’ Security Flaw: Hacking Risk to Apple, Google Users Found

An old security flaw in website encryption called "Freak" is affecting Apple and Google devices, but fixes are on the way. Read Article

Google Internet Service Should Scare AT&T and Verizon

Google says it's not looking to become a threat to wireless icons AT&T and Verizon, but that's tough to believe. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Launch Will Include Germany

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a possible Android Wear app from Google for iOS, an earbud testing program in Apple Stores and more. Read Article

NY Man Suffers 3rd Degree Burns From Exploding iPhone 5C

Erik Johnson, a man from new York, claims that an exploding iPhone 5C from Apple gave him third-degree burns on his leg. Read Article

The Stratos Card: 8 Things to Know About the Bluetooth Supercard

The Stratos Card is an upcoming device that will give smartphone users access to a universal credit/debit card when it's released. Read Article

Yahoo TV Gets a Tumblr-Style Makeover

Yahoo TV has gotten a makeover that has it looking more like Tumblr and includes a new team made up of former 'Entertainment Weekly' talent. Read Article

New Apple Photos App for OS X: 6 Things to Know

The new Apple Photos app for OS X Yosemite is available for members of the company's open beta and will come installed on Macs in spring. Read Article

Mobile World Congress: The Big Reveals of MWC 2015 (So Far)

Samsung, Microsoft, Sony and Google have all made a splash with big reveals at MWC 2015. Here are some of the highlights from the first day of the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. Read Article

Airport Extreme Review: Apple Router Aging, But Still a Performer

Our Apple Airport Extreme review finds the current Apple Airport remains a solid buy ... at least for households with Apple gear Read Article

Tinder Plus Dating App: What You Get for Your $10 a Month

Tinder Plus is a new dating app that will cost you at least $10 a month. Here are some of its features, including "rewind." Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s May Include Force Touch Input

Monday's Apple Rumors include listing vehicles as one of its activities in Switzerland, a new Yosemite beta release and more. Read Article

IKEA Debuts Wireless Phone-Charging Furniture

IKEA showed off new furniture that will be released next month that is able to charge smartphones at the Mobile World Congress on Monday. Read Article

Facebook Envy: Study Says This FB Behavior Can Lead to Depression

A new study from the University of Michigan claims that Facebook envy can lead to depression for passive users of the website. Read Article

ISIS Threatens Lives of Twitter Employees Again

ISIS is threatening Twitter employees again for closing its accounts and also named the company's co-founder as a target. Read Article