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Buying second-hand phones can be a great way to save money on your next handset purchase, but it can also have some risks. You might find that the phone you buy isn't as described by the seller, or it might even be one that's been fenced by a phone thief!

 

In this article, we'll show you how to protect yourself from buying buying stolen or blacklisted smartphones. After all, you don't want to find out that your new mobile has been blacklisted, barring it from connecting to mobile networks and making it subject to later seizure by police!

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If you've recently bought a new mobile phone, you might want to consider selling your old phone. This is made easy with the giffgaff Marketplace, here's how to do it.

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 Refurbished phones are a compelling choice for your next purchase. However, there are 5 important things you need to know. 

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We’ve been bombarded with smartphones over time and, this year especially, we have been offered some really good ones. But which ones deserve the title of the best smartphones for tech geeks? Read on to find out more.

 

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Have you ever noticed how your phone's battery life gets worse the older it gets? After a year, a phone that lasted until midnight could be struggling to reach the end of the workday. There's a reason for that -- smartphone batteries degrade over time, particularly when they're charged quickly and often. Sony reckon they've got the answer, though -- 'adaptive charging', a new technology that could double your battery's working life. Let's investigate!

 

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Nowadays, we’re living more of our lives online than ever before. From online banking to instant messaging, from cloud storage to social networking websites, a hacker managing to gain access to your accounts can cause a lot of havoc as well as chaos and damage.

 

One of the most important things you can do to protect your online security is to set up two-factor authentication. The technology protects your online accounts and makes it more difficult for hackers to access it.

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With smartphones becoming ever more sophisticated and with applications requiring more and more data, it’s never been more important to keep a close eye on your data consumption. In this article, we’ll show you how to track your data consumption. We’ll also highlight five easy ways for reducing your data usage.

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OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone brand who this year released the highly anticipated OnePlus One handset. Available only by invitation, the OPO has been the centre of a lot of discussion in the tech industry, so today I'll be reviewing the 64GB Sandstone Black OnePlus One for you...

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Are you currently thinking about buying a new smartphone? Are you confused about all the different ways it’s possible to buy a handset? In this article, we investigate the best way to buy your next smartphone. We’ll look at how to save money and how to choose the best payment method for you.

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The Blackberry 10 operating system has always had the ability to side load Android apps, but with the release of 10.2.1 it has become much simpler. Add that to the ridiculous low price (£169:95) that the Z10 is now available for, and it starts looking like a very attractive proposition for those that are thinking of jumping into the world of 4G.

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