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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Apple Watch Sales Forecasts Already Bode Well for AAPL

It may not be the sole reason an investor would want to own AAPL stock, but the Apple watch certainly doesn't hurt. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: 12-Inch Retina MacBook Unboxing Video Online

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a trade-in program being launched in China, Apple Watch apps allowed on the App Store and more. Read Article

Twitter: Will the Periscope App Propel TWTR Stock Higher?

Twitter recently shelled out $100 million for Periscope, a live streaming app. Will this push TWTR stock higher, or was it a waste of money? Read Article

Report: Facebook Tracking Logged-Out, Deleted and Opt-Out Users

Facebook may be tracking anyone that's ever visited its website, even if they opted out of being tracked by the social media company. Read Article

Twitter (TWTR) to Test Putting Ads in User Profiles

Twitter is testing out putting ads in users' profile pages in the form of 'Suggested Tweets' from the social media service. Read Article

FB News: New Facebook Scrapbook Feature Allows Tagging of Kids

Facebook Scrapbook is a new feature from the social media platform that allows users to tag their kids and pets in custom photo albums. Read Article

New Surface 3: Affordable MSFT Tablet Kicks Windows RT to the Curb

The new Surface 3 from MSFT runs Windows 8.1 instead of RT, starts at $499 and incorporates lessons learned with the successful Surface Pro 3 Read Article

Can This $3 Billion Project Rejuvenate IBM Stock?

The IBM stock price could collapse if this $3 billion investment fails. The Internet of Things is happening and it's time for Big Blue to hop on board. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Pay Users Are Having Trouble Using It

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a new app for CarPlay, a date for the company's Q2 conference call and trouble with Apple Pay. Read Article

Where Selfie Sticks Are Banned

Selfie sticks may seem like a good way to get a picture, but they can't go everywhere due to several events and locations banning them. Read Article

Hyundai Plans to Have Self-Driving Cars by 2030

Hyundai announced plans to add more self-driving car features into its vehicles on Tuesday with plans for a fully self-driving car in 2030. Read Article

Amazon (AMZN) Launches Cheap, Unlimited Cloud Storage

By offering Amazon Cloud Drive with unlimited storage for $59.99/year, AMZN is shaking up both consumer and enterprise cloud storage markets Read Article

Google Bill Pay: Wise Move, But Don’t Expect to See Benefits

Adding a Gmail bill pay feature is a wise move for Google, even though shareholders of GOOG stock won’t see sizable or even significant benefits. Read Article

Tidal Streaming Music: 7 Things to Know About the Service From Jay Z

Jay Z has announced his own music streaming service called Tidal, which will require a subscription and is owned by artists. Read Article

Apple Trade-In Program Expands to Non-Apple Phones

The Apple trade-in program has been expanded to include smartphones and computers from other manufacturers and offers in-store credit. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Possible iPhone 6c Rear Shell Shows Up Online

Monday's Apple Rumors include a new OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta, a possible iPad Pro dummy model and a leaked iPhone 6c rear shell. Read Article

Want to Buy an Apple Watch? You’ll Need an Appointment

Apple Watch customers will need an appointment is they want to buy the wearable device shortly after it's release in stores. Read Article

Acer Chromebook Review: 15-inch Model for Enterprise Users

New Acer Chromebook (the Acer Chromebook 15) packs a full-sized HD display and Intel Broadwell CPU to tackle the enterprise market. Read Article

Sorry Apple (AAPL), Sony’s Vue Is the Cord-Cutting Service to Watch

Sony's PlayStation Vue is the OTT service to watch, while AAPL loses valuable time to Sling TV and other MVPDs. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 7 May Not Have an OLED Display

Friday's Apple Rumors include outages for several of the company's services, Apple Watch Shops opening on April 10 and more. Read Article