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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Monday Apple Rumors: Possible Rear Shell for iPhone 7 Leaks

Monday's Apple Rumors include the release of the first iOS 9.3.3 beta for developers and two different leaked rear shells for the iPhone 7. Read Article

Toyota Motor Corp (ADR), Segway Creator to Bring Back Stair-Climbing iBOT Wheelchair

Toyota and Segway creator Dean Kamen are working on the next version of the iBOT wheelchair that is able to climb stairs. Read Article

Google Self-Driving Cars to Feature ‘Pedestrian Glue’

Google has patented pedestrian glue, a material that will soon be used in self-driving vehicles to prevent pedestrians from getting injured. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Friday’s Apple Rumors

Friday's Apple Rumors include possible supply issues for the iPhone 7 Plus, a glass case for a 2017 iPhone and iPad Pro troubles. Read Article

Samsung Electronic KRW5000, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Team Up on Mobile Payments

Samsung and Alibaba are teaming up on mobile payments in China for owners of select SSNLF devices with QR and bar codes. Read Article

IMAX Corporation (USA) to Open Virtual Reality Theaters in 6 Cities

IMAX has announced plans to open virtual reality theaters in six cities starting in 2016 and the first one will be located in Los Angeles. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Thursday’s Apple Rumors

Thursday's Apple Rumors include a new external storage option for Apple's mobile devices, a development center in India and more. Read Article

Netflix, Inc. Speed Test: See How Fast (or Slow) Your ISP Connection Is

A new Netflix speed test allows internet users to test the speed of their ISP connection when they are experiencing slow streams. Read Article

Facebook Inc (FB): Advertising on Instagram Is Just Getting Started

Instagram is still somewhat difficult for businesses to use, but it’s about to get a whole lot easier ... which can only help FB stock. Read Article

Google Home: Alphabet Inc (GOOG, GOOGL) Is Coming After Amazon’s Echo

Google Home is going to take on Amazon Echo in smart home battle of the speakers with built-in personal assistants. Read Article

Google Home: 8 Things to Know About the Amazon Echo Competitor

Google Home is Alphabet's answer to Amazon Echo and it will launch later this year, but a price hasn't yet been announced. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Images Show Siri for Mac Icons

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a report of the iPhone 7 being complex to build, a patent for a new fingerprint sensor and more. Read Article

10 Best Tech Gadgets to Take to the Beach

Our list covers the best gadgets to take on your next trip to the beach, using technology to make the sun, sand and surf even better. Read Article

The 7 Coolest Things, Inc. (AMZN) Does

Amazon (AMZN) is the largest, most well-known e-commerce retailer in the world, and these are some of the ways it has retained that top spot. Read Article

Apple Inc.: Apple Watch 2 Rumor Roundup

With over a year having passed since the Apple Watch was released, expectations are growing for the Apple Watch 2 to hit shelves this fall. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Possible iPhone 7 Images Leak

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include continued problems with iPad Pro tablets crashing, a September release for the iPhone 7 and more. Read Article

Otto: Former Google Engineers Launch Self-Driving Trucks Startup

Otto is a new startup focusing on self-driving trucks that was launched by former engineers from Google's mapping projects. Read Article

Waze Rider: Google Tests Carpooling App in San Francisco

Google is introducing a carpooling app called Waze Rider that is currently being tested by select companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Updates iOS, OS X and iTunes

Monday's Apple Rumors have the tech company releasing updates for several of its different software, including iOS, OS X and iTunes. Read Article

Google Chrome to Block Flash on All But 10 Websites

Google is planning to block Adobe Flash in its Google Chrome web browser for all but 10 of the most popular websites and use HTML5 instead. Read Article