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Pros and Cons of Buying Used Electronics

Pros and Cons of Buying Used Electronics

There is no doubt we are living in the age of technology. This is evidenced nearly every day as you look around you. Almost every individual from teens to adults has an electronic device of some kind. Even children younger than kindergarten age know how to use them. It’s also indisputable that technology has many advantages. For instance, you can talk to nearly anyone at any time from your smartphone. You can even use electronics, such as Amazon Echo, to run your house. But many of these useful electronic devices come at a price and it isn’t cheap.  Consider that smartphones now cost several hundred dollars, a price that has more than doubled from just a few years ago. This is why some consumers are beginning to look for alternatives such as buying products that are used rather than new. However, is buying used electronics the wisest option? Let’s explore the pros and cons of buying used electronics to help you decide what’s right for you. Pros Cost is Lower Of course, one of the first pros of buying used electronics that comes to mind is price. However, just how much difference there is in the price depends on the ...

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Why I Love My New Smartphone

I had to renew my phone package recently, and I certainly went through several weeks of searching and asking questions while trying to decide what to do. Readers helped me decide that having good coverage was a necessity, so I had to sign up for the dreaded contract to actually make and receive calls in all the rural places I frequent. However, I also decided to bite the bullet and ditch my dumb phone for a smarter model. I’ll tell you why I now am in love with my smartphone. User Friendly I decided to to get an iPhone 4S because I’ve heard other non-technical people like myself finding that they are easy to use. Apple products also have a great resale value, so even if I change down the road, I can get some $$ back for this phone hopefully. I’m sure I’ll never know all the things this phone can do for me, but so far it had been really easy to use the functions that I need daily. It Saves Me Time The best thing about my smart phone is how much time it has already saved . By having the capability to check email without being ...

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