Tag Archive: Used


Where to buy a used PlayStation VR headset

VR is expensive. Buying used might be the solution.

What to consider before buying a used VR headset Do you have everything that’s required? Cleanliness

Let’s just get right to it: Buying a used VR headset is somewhat akin to buying a used pair of headphones. It’s been tight against someone’s face and they’ve likely sweat into it with perhaps an eye goober or two has slipped into the mix. So, firstly, you need to be OK with that.

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This Is The Best Time To Buy A Used Galaxy S8

Take advantage of the early-adopter craze and get a Galaxy S8 used. Saving money is awesome.

It’s tempting to rush out and buy a new Galaxy S9. Being a smartphone junky is kind of like that, and having the very latest and the very greatest is like an itch that needs to be scratched. A side effect of this that we see year after year is having like-new phones up for sale and it’s possible to take  [Read More…]

The notch is fine and you should get used to it

We’re starting to see more phones with the dreaded notch, but what’s the big deal?

In the wake of newly announced phones like the ASUS Zenfone 5 and the rumored Huawei P20, there’s been a lot of talk about the dreaded notch coming to more Android phones. A lot of people have pointed the blame at the iPhone X for starting this hardware trend, but while it’s true that Apple has been the most high-profile notched phone  [Read More…]

Huawei used its Mate 10 Pro to power a driverless car

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro is one heck of an Android phone, and while Huawei was hoping U.S. carrier availability would get more people to pay attention to it, these plans were ultimately thwarted. Now, just in time for this year’s Mobile World Congress, Huawei’s kicking things up a notch by announcing it was able to use the Mate 10 Pro to turn a Porsche Panamera into a driverless car.

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Pixel 2 portrait mode can now be used on certain non-Google phones

Thank goodness for ports.

Portrait mode on the Pixel 2 is one of the things that continues to impress me on the phone even after months of using it, and it’s something that was recently ported over to the first-generation Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X as an update to Charles Chow’s Camera NX app. Now, thanks to another developer by the name of Arnova8G2 on the XDA Developers forums, the Pixel 2’s portrait mode can be used on  [Read More…]

Best Places to Buy a Used Phone

Buying a used phone doesn’t have to be overly complicated or stressful.

The used phone market is an iceberg; you can only see the tip sticking out of the water, but it goes far deeper than you can imagine. This bears out in a recent Deloitte report that claims the used phone market grew to 120 million units in 2016, generating $ 17 billion for their owners. That number is only going to get bigger faster, too:  [Read More…]

5 Important Considerations When Buying a Used Phone

Buying a used phone can be a heck of a deal, but you need to know what to look out for!

When it’s time to upgrade your phone, most of us will go to our carriers and see what deals they have to offer — but don’t forget about the bustling used smartphone market. You can find your next great phone at a discounted price by buying used, but we’ve got some tips to consider before hopping  [Read More…]

I used the LG G6 as my only camera on vacation and it was great

Smartphone cameras are so damn good in 2017 that it’s increasingly difficult to justify carrying my standalone camera.

I just returned from an excellent two-week vacation that took my girlfriend and I to Paris, Munich, Venice, and Rome. In the days leading up to the vacation, in which I had to pack two weeks’ worth of clothing and necessities into just an international carry-on roller bag and a messenger bag, I had the difficult decision of whether  [Read More…]

Where to find used Android Wear watches

You can save a bunch of cash if you know where to look.

Android Wear 2.0 is here, and that means a lot of early adopters will be selling their perfectly fine watches to help fund a new one. Plenty of them will also be updated to Android Wear 2.0, so this is a good chance to score a new-to-you piece of Android for your wrist!

The trick is knowing where to look. I was poking around  [Read More…]

Sprint customers used 5TB of data at the 2017 Super Bowl

That’s a lot of data!

Sprint dropped a press release about customer data usage at the big game and the ways they were able to provide enough of it.

Customers used almost 5TB of data inside and directly adjacent to the Houston stadium on February 5. That’s three times as much as the 2016 Super Bowl and eight times more than the 2015 game. And the network speed was nothing to sneeze at, either.

Network speeds varied  [Read More…]