Tag Archive: Selling


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…]

TomTop is selling the SIMTOO XT175 selfie drone with a 37% discount (Promoted)

Flying toys used to be reserved for geeky enthusiasts with a taste for expensive hobbies. But with the explosion of smartphone-powered drones, airborne gadgets have become accessible to everyone.

Case in point, online retailer TomTop has a cute tiny drone on sale. It’s called the SIMTOO XT175 Fairy Brushless Selfie Drone and it can be yours for only $ 139.99. For a limited time, customers will be able to grab it with a 37% discount.

The promotion is available while  [Read More…]

Upgrading your phone? Here’s what to do if you’re selling the old one

The Samsung Galaxy S9, LG G7 ThinQ, HTC U12+, and OnePlus 6 are all beautiful new devices that tempt customers to open up their wallets. Rightfully so — they’re all great! But if this is a replacement or upgrade, you’ll likely have to figure out what to so with the current one.

What to do? Throw it in a drawer? Make it a Wi-Fi only phone? Give it to the kids? Or, do you sell your phone?

If you’re in the market for  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Display review: Single-handedly selling MrMobile on Google Home

I didn’t get the name “MrMobile” by covering a lot of home tech, folks – but when Lenovo revealed back at CES that it was working with Google to graft a display onto a Google Home, I decided that was something worth crossing categories for. Now, after a week of using the Lenovo Smart Display both at work and home, I’m here to tell you that my hunch was correct: this thing has almost single-handedly reinvigorated my  [Read More…]

Cheap Android phones are selling user data in developing countries

Data is collected and sold through the guise of a firmware update app.

User data and the privacy surrounding it has been a particularly hot topic this year, and while there’s been plenty of talk regarding it in the U.S., a new light is being shown onto this matter in developing countries.

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, an Android phone called the Singtech P10 that’s sold in Myanmar and Cambodia actively collects various  [Read More…]