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Shopping for Electronic Gadgets? Be a Smart Buyer, Buy Refurbished

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Shopping for Electronic Gadgets? Be a Smart Buyer, Buy Refurbished

Technology is changing at a rapid pace. It is hard to keep up considering the prices for electronic gadgets are skyrocketing day by day. Many people confuse the word ‘used’ and ‘refurbished’. In simple terms, refurbished goods refer to remanufactured goods or products that were owned by someone who has returned the product or used devices that are have received a thorough cleaning and repackaging by the seller. On the other hand, used goods refer to products that are bought, used and sold. ‘Used’ products might include minor scratches, missing parts or slightly damaged screens. People change their minds all...

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12 Little Known Facts About Used Cell Phones

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12 Little Known Facts About Used Cell Phones

Although it is indeed quite tempting to own the latest in cell phone technology, buying a used cell phone comes with some strong pros that are hard to look away from.   Take price, for example. Have you looked at the prices of iPhone X lately? Way above the $1,000 range.   When you can have a used version of the latest generation of a company’s phone (working seamlessly, of course) at a fraction of its retail price, does it really matter that it is used?   Not to mention the fact that the longer you keep a smartphone in...

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Why Forcing Manufacturers to Make Reusable Electronics Is a Good Thing for Consumers

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Why Forcing Manufacturers to Make Reusable Electronics Is a Good Thing for Consumers

The recent introduction of a controversial new bill in California could point to a bright new start for consumers of used electronics.   A right to repair act could change the way electronic manufacturers share information about their products with both consumers and repair shops, with far reaching advantages down the line.   This new bill signals a potentially positive way forward with electronics repair, and it could make significant changes to the world’s e-waste issues. The bill could also provide extensive advantages for those looking to buy used or recycled electronic goods.   Read on to find out more...

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How Computer Parts are Given a Second Life Once They're Recycled

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How Computer Parts are Given a Second Life Once They're Recycled

Hundreds of thousands of computers and their parts find a second life all the time at recycling programs nationwide. To preserve the environment and extend the lifespan of old computers, there are three main ways that old computers get disposed of.

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How to Buy Used Computer Parts Like a Boss

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How to Buy Used Computer Parts Like a Boss
This helpful guide is aimed at helping you make the smart choices that lead to you getting the best deal on the parts you want and need. So, without further ado, here are our primary tips for being successful with your first computer build project.

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