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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AAPL’s New Plan — Beats Music to Become a Core iOS Service

AAPL plans to make Beats Music a default part of iOS with a Beats App that will make it to every iPhone and iPad in 2015. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6 A8 Chip Capable of Playing 4K Video

Monday's Apple Rumors include speculation surrounding the iPhone 7, the iOS App Store reaching 7.8 million downloads a day and more. Read Article

Symantec Finds Spyware Called ‘Regin’ Snooping on Gov’t, Individuals

Symantec has discovered Regin, a sophisticated spyware that has been spying on the US government and several individuals. Read Article

Best Tablets to Buy Now

Our list of best tablets to buy now includes powerhouses like the iPad Air 2 and bargain-priced previous gen models like Google’s Nexus 7. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: Some Safari Users Report Problems with YouTube

Friday's Apple Rumors include an update to iWork for iCloud, the ability to manually upload images via and more. Read Article

Facebook Drones: FB Job Postings Hint at Big Plans

Facebook is looking to hire new employees to help with its drones program in an effort to expand the team it has working on the project. Read Article

Apple May Push Beats Music App to All iPhones, iPads

Apple may be looking to add the Beats Music app, which requires a $9.99 a month subscription, onto all devices running iOS. Read Article

Best Smartphone to Buy Now

We list choices for the best smartphone to buy now for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and even BlackBerry fans. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Sales Predictions Are In

Thursday's Apple Rumors include performance tests of older Apple devices on iOS 8.1.1, Foxconn building a new factory and more. Read Article

Webcam Spying: How Strangers May Be Watching You

Webcam spying continues to grow due to the fact that users are not changing the default passwords that these cameras come with. Read Article

Xbox One Users Can Now Access HBO Go

Owners of Microsoft's Xbox One can now watch HBO Go on the video game console so long as they have a subscription to the channel via cable. Read Article

Wowzer! Yahoo to Replace Google as Default Firefox Search Engine

Yahoo will be taking over the role of default search engine in Mozilla Firefox from Google as part of a new five-year deal. Read Article

Why You Won’t Find ‘Free’ Apps in the Apple App Store Anymore

Apple has changed how it labels 'Free' apps in the App Store so that they now have a 'Get' button beside them for downloading. Read Article

This $775 Million Amazon (AMZN) Acquisition Is Paying for Itself

Amazon divvied out $775 million for robot-maker Kiva Systems Inc. in 2012. Turns out it wasn't such a harebrained idea after all. Read Article

Why Google Glass Will Never Propel GOOG Stock

Google Glass is looking more and more like an abject failure. But did GOOG know it would fail the whole time, and does it matter? Read Article

Best Tech Gifts: Holiday Gadget Buying Guide

Check out some of the best tech gifts for 2014 in our holiday gadget buying guide. We've got everything from drones to headphones. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Next iPhone May Have Dual-Lens Camera

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include Beats Music being added as a native app to iOS devices, changes to labeling in the App Store and more. Read Article

Twitter Search: What the New Update Allows Users to Do

Updates to the Twitter search feature now allows users of the social media platform to see every Tweet ever made via searches. Read Article

Facebook Groups App: 5 Things to Know

Facebook Groups is a new app for the social media company's Groups feature that was released on Tuesday for Android and iOS devices. Read Article

Amazon Free App of the Day: November 19, 2014

The Amazon free app of the day for Nov. 19 is Monument Valley, a game that has players navigating a princess through a beautiful world. Read Article