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Dec, 2016

Signs You May Have Purchased A Stolen Phone

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There are a few ways to know if you purchased a stolen phone, including checking the IMEI numbers, a bad ESN, or the verbiage in the phone listing. Last year, 2.1 million Americans had their phones stolen according to a survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. An additional 3.1 million phones were reported lost. In other words, there are millions of stolen smartphones floating around out there. Many people turn to Ebay, Amazon and Craigslist to buy used phones, but there’s a lot of risk in doing […]

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Dec, 2016

The New iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

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The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus take better pictures, come in new colors, and are splash and water-resistant. Plus, the two devices have excellent reviews on numerous online sites. Yet, just two months after the launch of the iPhone 7, analysts already predict demand for the phone has peaked and will dramatically decline in the coming months. Analysts believe the lack-luster demand has something to do with the fact the phone failed to wow users with improved specs. That being said, the new iPhones are still considered the […]

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Dec, 2016

How To Protect Yourself When Buying A Used Phone

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Buying a used phone can save you a considerable amount of money, but there are some risks involved. Used phones for sale might be broken, stolen, or even counterfeit. You can limit your risks by buying a used phone from My Broken Phone. We sell a wide variety of used phones, including the latest and most popular smartphones on the market. As a reputable dealer, we only sell the highest quality used phones at fair prices, and you never have to worry about purchasing a stolen or counterfeit device. Here […]

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Dec, 2016

Will Samsung Ever Re-Release The Galaxy Note7 Phone?

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The Samsung Galaxy Note7 is forever discontinued but there are rumors in the works for a new Samsung Galaxy 8 expected to take the place of the popular, but rather combustible, Galaxy Note7. Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note7 and halted all production of the device, shifting focus to creating a less fire-prone device. As a result of the exploding smartphones, Samsung has watched its profits tank to an 8-year low. Despite this and the many lawsuits now facing the popular tech brand, they have plans to make a comeback… […]

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30

Nov, 2016

6 Questions To Ask Before Letting Someone Fix Your Broken Phone

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Before letting just anyone fix your broken phone you need to make sure they are reputable, experienced and stand behind their repairs. By letting just anyone fix your phone you put yourself at risk for identify theft, public humiliation and a poorly fixed phone that is broken beyond repair. What Risks Do You Take When You Let Someone Fix Your Device? -Your personal information could be hacked. When you trust someone to fix your broken phone or shattered screen you grant them access to your device. That means you open […]

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Nov, 2016

The Explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones: How To Protect Yourself From Smartphone Fires

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was released to rave reviews, until it started overheating and catching fire. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has now issued a warning against the use of the Galaxy Note 7. The once highly popular smartphone remains at the center of a media firestorm that has Samsung customers rightfully concerned about the safety of their devices. Real Stories Of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Overheating & Catching Fire On September 19th, Danielle Boutilier left her Samsung Galaxy S7 charging on her bedside table while she went […]

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Nov, 2016

Best Smartphone Case Materials To Prevent Broken Smartphones & Shattered Screens

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Plastic, wood, carbon fiber, silicone or leather smartphone cases; there are so many different materials used to make phone cases, but some materials are much better able to protect your device. Other materials do little to nothing to protect your phone against harsh falls. There are countless nice looking smartphone cases on the market, but that doesn’t mean they are going to adequately protect your device when you accidentally drop it down the stairs. Price point has little to do with how well a cell phone case protects your device. […]

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Nov, 2016

Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

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90% of Americans own a cell phone, many of which are addicted to their device. Answer these questions to see if you’re addicted to your smartphone. According to the PEW Research Center, 67% of smartphone owners check their phone for calls or messages even when they have not heard it ring or vibrate. Perhaps even more alarming, The Bizz Report found that 53% of people between 15 and 30 years of age would rather give up their sense of taste than their smartphone. Would you give up your ability to […]

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Oct, 2016

Where Can You Sell Your Broken Or Used iPhone?

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Just because your iPhone is broken doesn’t mean it’s completely worthless. Your phone is full of potentially valuable parts that can be used to fix other phones, or in some cases, your phone can be fixed and resold. That being said, you CAN sell your broken iPhone and make a pretty penny in the process. We Buy Phones! Look no farther than your neighborhood My Broken Phone when it’s time to sell your old smartphone. When you bring your device into one of our stores a technician will start by […]

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Oct, 2016

New Cell Phone Malware Imitates Mobile Banking Apps

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If you use mobile banking apps on your smartphone you need to know about the latest malware threat targeting mobile banking applications, specifically on Android devices. Computers are actually more secure than smartphones, something criminals are well aware of, hence why they are targeting smartphones with serious vigor these days.  The moment you take a laptop out of the box it is already preloaded with security features aimed at protecting your sensitive data. Smartphones, on the other hand, come with virtually no security at all, leaving you vulnerable to a […]

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