Tag Archive: Selling


Selling a phone? Here’s what you need to do [PODCAST]

The Samsung Galaxy S10 and forthcoming OnePlus 7 Pro are all beautiful new devices that beg for our attention and money. You wouldn’t be alone if you planned to pick one of these phones up this summer.

If you’re like us, you’ve already owned a number of smartphones over the last few years. What are you doing with your old devices? If you’re trading them in, that’s one thing. But, if not, you’ll probably be looking to get rid of them  [Read More…]

U.S. carriers face class action lawsuit for selling your location data

The lawsuit covers over 150 million affected individuals.

Last Thursday, lawyers from Z LAW filed lawsuits against AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon for selling the location data of its customers.

The lawsuit comes after investigations from the past year made by Motherboard and the New York Times that showed third parties were able to purchase real-time location data of customers from the big four U.S. carriers.

The lawsuit focuses on all four carriers for making your location  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile selling Moto G7 Play for as low as $50

Boost Mobile this week began selling the Motorola Moto G7 Play to customers both online and in stores around the country.

New customers who purchase the latest phone from Motorola, and who sign up for an unlimited plan of $ 50 or higher, receive the device for $ 50. Outright, the phone cost $ 150.

Powered by Android 9 Pie, the Moto G7 Play features a 5.7-inch display and 13-megapixel rear camera. Internally, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor is paired  [Read More…]

T-Mobile might start selling the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a

Verizon’s exclusivity could be coming to an end.

Starting with the first Pixel in 2016 and continuing with the Pixel 3 series last year, Google’s smartphones have been sold exclusively on Verizon (and Google Fi if you want to count that) in the United States. Thankfully, it looks like that exclusivity may finally be coming to an end.

Per sources from 9to5Google and Android Police, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will soon be sold on  [Read More…]

Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

Nothing you can do can prevent your carrier from selling your live location data for the right price. And that price is a lot cheaper than you might think.

Your location is worth about $ 300, according to an in-depth study by Motherboard.

The website followed a tip and after a convoluted series of events and $ 300 changing hands, it was able to correctly pinpoint a phone’s location without asking for any consent, because carriers are  [Read More…]

TomTop is selling the FeiyuTech WG2X action camera gimbal for just $154

A gimbal is a videography accessory that helps you stabilize the camera when shooting still videos and pictures in the outdoors.

Whether you’re shooting for commercial purposes or you just want quality personal videos, having a camera gimbal is truly a lifesaver. Perhaps you’re looking for one as we speak. If that’s the case, then you should know that online retailer TomTop has the FeiyuTech WG2X 3 Axis wearable action camera gimbal on sale.

While the product is already discounted  [Read More…]

Apple ordered to stop selling iPhones in China due to patent infringements

Qualcomm has scored another victory in its ongoing dispute with Apple.

Qualcomm and Apple have been at each other’s throats for seemingly endless months over various patent disputes, and in the latest development of this saga, Qualcomm’s seeing another victory. In a press release issued by the company on December 10, 2018, it announced the following:

The Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in China has granted the Company’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of  [Read More…]

Amazon’s finally selling the Apple Watch, and the Series 3 is just $299

GPS and Cellular.

The Apple Watch Series 3 38mm GPS + Cellular is down to $ 299 on Amazon. That prices matches other Black Friday deals we’ve seen from retailers like B&H and Best Buy, and you can still find similar prices at B&H. The Best Buy deal has expired, though, and the same watch is $ 329 there.

The 38mm deal price of $ 299 also works on the model with a Silver case and white  [Read More…]

iFixit is now selling parts straight from Motorola

Not a knockoff.

iFixit has long been known for selling toolkits and providing guides on how to open consumer hardware so you can try your hand at fixing your phone instead of spending a bunch of money at a repair shop. iFixit has also sold replacement parts for various pieces of hardware so users can get their tools and replacement parts all in one go.

What’s been missing, until now, is support from a device manufacturer. But  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile starts selling an Android Oreo Go edition phone, the Coolpad Illumina

Boost Mobile recently welcomed its first Android Oreo Go edition smartphone. It’s called the Coolpad Illumina and obviously, it’s a low-end smartphone which you can pick up for $ 39.99 (plus tax) for a limited time.

Once the promo period expires, the phone will take you back with $ 79.99, which is still pretty affordable.

Anyway, in case you don’t know Android Go is a special version of Android designed to bring smooth experience on entry-level smartphones that have low  [Read More…]