Tag Archive: Buying


Is Destiny 2: Shadowkeep worth buying?

Best answer: It’s complicated. While the expansion has a lot of content coming down the line, what’s there right now feels lacking. Therefore, it would be best to wait until everything releases over the course of October before you consider buying Shadowkeep.

Moon’s haunted: Destiny 2: Shadowkeep ($ 35 at PlayStation Store) Previous expansion: Destiny 2: Forsaken ($ 25 at PlayStation Store) What you need to know

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep allows players to explore the  [Read More…]

Does Visible have a credit check for buying phones?

Best answer: No, Visible doesn’t require a credit check but financing a phone through their its website will. If you already have a phone or buy one separately it’s not necessary.

Get pure Android unlocked: Google Pixel 3a ($ 400 at Amazon) Check out Visible’s plan : Visible Unlimited ($ 40/mo. at Visible) No contract and no credit check

Visible is getting to be one of the first names that comes to mind when you think of  [Read More…]

Tips for buying a used phone

Buying a new flagship phone from a big-name brand is expensive. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could cost you upwards of $ 1,000 or more, especially if you want the 5G variant.

Fortunately, most users can get away with a phone that’s one or two generations behind. They’re plenty powerful enough and often cost a fraction of the price of something brand new.

Buying a good used phone is an excellent way to save money and still end up with  [Read More…]

Buying a new phone every year is actually kind of crazy

The phone that was great last August is probably still great this August — so is saving a bunch of money.

2019 has shown off some really cool phones. 5G is now officially a thing, screens are now fingerprint sensors, and paint jobs look a lot like magic. The temptation to pick one of them up is pretty strong, especially when we grab our current phone and see how it no longer has that new car smell.  [Read More…]

Tips for buying games and gaming hardware on Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day boot camp for the uninitiated.

Amazon Prime Day promises 48 uninterrupted hours of the best deals around the internet. It’s so big that Amazon even threw a ridiculous Prime Day concert with Taylor Swift. Seriously. With nearly unbeatable deals on games and gaming hardware, and we have a few tips you’ll want to keep in mind while shopping.

Keep in mind which console the game is for

If you’re a parent wanting to  [Read More…]

5 things parents need to know about buying their kid a phone

Buying your kid a new phone? Read this first.

Buying a new phone is a big decision — especially if you’re buying one for your kid. Ensuring your child has a way to stay connected to friends and family is becoming more and more important these days, but with so many handsets out there vying for your attention and dollars, it can be difficult to decide which one is really best for your kid.

That’s where we  [Read More…]

The art of buying the right chargers and cables

With so many to choose from, it can be hard to find the right one. Here’s how.

Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner, and if you’re a lover of tech (or gardening, or tools, or home audio, or anything else) it’s like the best days of the year to spend money. While spending money is fun in its own right sometimes, it’s even more fun when the stuff you bought is the right stuff.

I  [Read More…]

How much money do you save when buying an Alexa Built-In Phone?

Best answer: Alexa Built-In Phones can save you $ 100 or more during big sales like Black Friday or Prime Day, but you should always back the price against the regular model, which can sometimes drop to a lower price on older models.

Save $ 44 with Alexa Built-In: Moto G6 4GB/64GB ($ 276 at Amazon) $ 140 off in pre-Prime Day deals: LG Stylo 4 ($ 160 at Amazon) What are Alexa Built-In Phones?

Amazon has  [Read More…]

Buying an unlocked phone? Consider these questions

While most US consumers are content to purchase their handsets directly from a wireless carrier, an increasing number of buyers are opting for other routes. That is, they buy the phone directly from the manufacturer, often in an unlocked manner.

We’re big fans of buying unlocked phones around here. If for no other reasons, it gives us flexibility and choice. We’ve never been all that excited about signing long-term contracts or exclusive carrier deals.

Other factors that might make buying  [Read More…]

Is the Pixel 2 still worth buying in 2019?

Taking a look back at 2017’s Pixel.

The Pixel hype train is in full force right now. Even though the still excellent Pixel 3 and 3 XL are still relatively fresh in our minds, Google’s early promotion of the new Pixel 4 has us eager to see what the company has in store for us this year.

However, let’s take a second to stop looking forward and instead go back to 2017’s Pixel 2. The Pixel 2  [Read More…]