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T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand Upgradeable Smartphone Plan Review

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T-Mobile created a new wireless plan called T-Mobile JUMP!  to address the needs of customers who want to upgrade to the latest and greatest Smartphone when a new device is available or when you are tired of your current phone. This was later renamed to JUMP! On Demand in June 2015.

Normal Smartphone plans in America require shoppers to commit to a 2 year contract. People cannot change phones during this time unless they want to pay an expensive early termination fee (ETF), for cancelling their contract. With this new program, you can upgrade as many as 3 times a year, more often than AT&T Wireless or Verizon Wireless. As you read our T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand review, you will see how much it costs and whether it is worth signing up for.

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Should I Switch? Verizon Unlimited Data vs More Everything Plan

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Last July 2014, Verizon introduced their "More Everything Plan", which introduced simplified monthly data allowances shareable up to 10 lines and a plethora of data package options to fit different user needs. However, the caveats to this new plan are worth noting:

  • There is still no discount for those who have paid full price for their devices or are out of contract (in comparison to other carriers such as T-Mobile)
  • Prepaid and grandfather plans are not eligible.

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BuyVia Launches new Food Coupons App

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June 1, 2015. BuyVia has launched a new free Food Coupons App for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

Burger King coupons app

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New Google Project Fi No Contract Wireless Service

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Ever have a great idea, but then began to doubt yourself? It seems like this is happening at Google, who has just released a new cellular phone service that could revolutionize how we make and receive cell phone calls.

Or maybe not.

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BuyVia Launches new Apple Watch Shopping App

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BuyVia on the Apple Watch

April 24, 2015. In celebration of the first day of Apple Watch availability, BuyVia has launch the new BuyVia Apple Watch App.

BuyVia Apple Watch App

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Horizon Interactive Awards Recognizes BuyVia as a Best Shopping Mobile App

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The BuyVia team is excited to announce that BuyVia was recognized with a Bronze award for the Best Shopping Mobile App! The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2014 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in websites, advertising, videos, and mobile apps. Judges looked for the best blend between creativity and functionality. Entries were judged on:

  • Solution creativity and originality
  • Overall graphic design/ appearance/ user experience
  • Communication of message
  • Technical merit
  • Effectiveness of solution

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An Insider’s Guide to Upgrading to a SSD (Solid State Drive)

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SSD's are sweeping the computer industry. No one device can boost your computer's performance more than switching to one.  Only the most expensive desktops and laptops above $1000 include an SSD, what a shame.  BuyVia regular lists great deals on SSDs, we now give you help installing them.

Make your old computer usable again.  Boot your machine in 20 seconds.

What is a solid state drive?

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Verizon Edge Upgradeable Smartphone Plan Review

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Last Update: 6/27/2015 - Updated for Galaxy S6, iPhone 6, Installment plan, More Anything changed to More Everything Plan. Prices have fallen!


Verizon created a new wireless plan called Verizon Edge to address the needs of customers who want to upgrade to the latest and greatest Smartphone every year. Later, the focus on Edge was shifted more towards paying a monthly installment fee for your smartphone instead of a standard 2 year plan.

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The Best Store Return Policy and Refund Policies

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REI has a well established and lenient return policy - in general, they will take back anything within a year, as long as it is not damaged in any way. 

In the past, REI had an even more generous return policy - in a nutshell, they would accept any return, regardless of use or condition. Word of this policy spread, and they earned the nickname "Return Every Item." 

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When is the Best Time to Buy? – Smart Shopping

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Smart Seasonal Shopping The Best Times to Buy - Save Money

As the 1960’s American folk rock song “Turn, Turn, Turn,” covered by the band The Byrds, reminded us: “To Everything There is a Season.” Originally written almost entirely from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible, the catchy hit song instills the principle that there is a time and place for everything.

Who knew that this truth also applies to shopping?!

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