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Predictions for Black Friday 2017 – Cyber Monday 2017

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Last Update: September 21, 2017

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the biggest sales day of the year for retailers. Starting in 2015, stores decided to jump the traditions and start sales earlier in the MONTH! Realistically, these sales were not as good as the main event.

We will analyze the deals from Black Friday 2016 and Cyber Monday 2016 and produce our educated guess on Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday 2017 sale items.

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AT&T Next vs Verizon Monthly Device Payments vs Apple iPhone Upgrade Program vs Apple iPhone Payments

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Last Update: September 15, 2017

September, 2017 - Apple has a new iPhone payment plan that everyone should consider.

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AT&T created a new wireless phone plan in July 2013 called AT&T Next Installment to address the needs of customers who want to upgrade to the latest and greatest Smartphone every year. Verizon followed suit with their Edge program a week later.

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How To Find The Best Smartphone Plan in 2017

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Last Updated: August 29, 2017

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Almost everyone has a smartphone or will have one shortly. Their usefulness is undeniable. This convenience comes at a high cost and multi-year commitment. We examine the major smartphone providers, their wireless plans and costs, to help you make a more educated decision.

  • 2017 brought out Unlimited plans from all 4 major carriers, with Lower prices! It is a great time to update your plan and SWITCH.

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Should I Switch? Verizon Unlimited Data vs More Everything Plan

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Last Update: February 13, 2017

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On February 13, 2017:

Verizon Wireless brought back the Verizon Unlimited Plan.

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Should I Switch? AT&T Unlimited Data vs Mobile Share Plan

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Updated: 2/27/2017

February 2017 New Unlimited Data

AT&T Wireless has introduced a brand new unlimited wireless data offer for its new and existing customers starting 2/17/2017. Clearly AT&T's goal is to meet the competition. This does not require DirecTV.

On 2/27/2017 they lowered the price from $100 to $90 when you get paperless billing and make automatic payments from a bank account. (Not credit card) You will get 10GB of high-speed tethering each month.

AT&T also created an "Unlimited Choice" plan that costs $60 a month and has no data caps and overage fees. This plan does not include any tethering, and video is always reduced to about 480p resolution or a maximum bandwidth of 1.5Mbps.

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How to Use Your Smartphone Overseas

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People are stuck to their Smartphones. Everywhere you go someone is staring at their phone, while in the street, at work, on the bus, almost everywhere. These useful devices help us look up information, play games, take pictures and videos, do business, and stay in touch. When we travel overseas, we expect to keep our Smartphone with us, but foreign countries and their cellular networks throw a monkey wrench into our desire to stay connected. We ate BuyVia believe that constant connectivity is almost mandatory these days.

Be sure to read How to Buy an Unlocked Smartphone.

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7 Dumb Star Wars Toys

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Star Wars The Force Awakens must be one of the most hyped movie. Disney paid Billions to acquire the franchise, so they have done their best to generate a ton of merchandise licensing fees. When you look at these, you will wonder what the heck they are and who in the galaxy would buy them..

Here are some of the most far fetched Star Wars Toys and merchandise we could find:

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The Problems with Social Media & Shopping in 2016

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This past summer you may have noticed a button popping up on your Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest feeds next to products inviting you to “Shop Now” or “Buy.” As retailers integrate e-commerce with the social media experience, viewers are now encouraged to do more than just gawk over the latest gadgets.

 

While it’s definitely a convenient way to boost sales, is shopping on social media good for customers?

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Best Deals of Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2015

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Black Friday 2016 is rapidly approaching.  Before all the leaked Black Friday ads hit, it is useful to look back at 2015 and see what was on sale.

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the biggest sales day of the year for retailers. Usually, stores are mobbed on Black Friday with shoppers battling over bargains. But this year, the stores hardly looked crowded at all. What happened?

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How to Buy the iPhone 7 without Lining Up

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Everyone has been talking about the iPhone 7. From websites to TV programs to radio, Apple has gotten nonstop free press. Two weeks before this device was launched, Apple diehards have already starting lining up in front of Apple Stores. Why is it generating so much buzz? Read the full post…