1.1 – The Reason why iPhone is better than Android (Apps)

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Many consumers today wonder why applications are often released on iPhone before they’re released on Android. And when they are released, they’re not the same level of quality, user friendliness, and frankly, they’re just not as good. To add some perspective, we’ve put together some of the top reasons why iPhone typically gets the best apps, and faster than Android. …

How To Quickly And Easily Sell Your Phone Online

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A lot of people think that selling your phone online is complicated. That’s why a lot of people end up choosing to trade in your phone, which gets you way less money than what your phone is probably worth. So whether you choose to use Kiiji, Facebook, eBay, letgo, or any other platform that’s available, here are some tips you …

Expert Tips For When You’re Buying Or Selling A Used Phone In Person

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In this article I’d like to do something a little bit different. I want to share a few personal experiences that I have had when meeting people in person to buy or sell a used phone. Two of these scenarios happened when I was purchasing phones from people and the third scenario is from when I was selling a used …

7 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Cell Phone Camera

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Let’s be honest, most people don’t carry full cameras anymore. They simply use their phones! But does that mean that you’re sacrificing picture quality, absolutely not! To help you make the most of your cell phone camera, we’ve compiled a list of seven ways you can make the most of the camera on your cell phone. So if you’re someone …

Sell and Buy Used Phones on Kijiji or the Facebook Marketplace: Pros and Cons

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The growth of the internet over the last few decades has made it very difficult for people to choose how they want to either sell or purchase good – to be more specific, how they want to sell and buy used phones. To help break through some of the noise, we’ve put together a list of the pros and cons …

Buying brand new versus used phones in Canada

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The choice to buy a brand new phone or a used phone is one that every user will have to make at one point or another. Whether you want to save money or don’t want to be limited to one carrier. The reasons are endless!  The issue is that not only are most people not fully educated on their options, …

5 Most Common Ways to Wind Up With a Broken Phone

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Most of us have been there. You’re out having a good time and next thing you know; you have a broken phone. In fact, 33% of smartphone users have broken their phones at some point, according to a recent study done by Plaxo. If you’re part of the 33% of people who have broken a smartphone or if you don’t …

5 Critical Things to Check Before You Buy a Used Phone

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Budget-friendly and contract-free, buying a used phone has become increasingly popular among phone consumers. To make the most of the great deal you scored, it’s critical to pay close attention to the phone’s overall condition to assure it’s at its optimum performance. Equipped with the proper education through research and learning what to be conscious of, the allure of buying …

How to Do a “Blacklist Check” Before Buying a Used Phone

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The decision to buy a used cell phone is a heavy one. With the obvious benefits of saving money and having a contract free phone, it sounds like a no-brainer (and it is). What is often overlooked is the importance of doing a blacklist check before buying. Buying a blacklisted phone is a very real possibility. It is something the …

Selling on Kijiji: 4 Common Buyers Nobody Likes

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You’ve run into these Kijiji buyers and they’re the worst. We all wish they would just go away.  Here at Phone Hook-Ups, we have our own class of pet peeve buyers based on our experience in the market of cell phones. Given our responsibility to educate our clients and the world, we feel the need to shed light on these underrated societal pests. …