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iPhone 7 Trade-In Offers from the Top 4 US Carriers

Posted by Stephanie Atkinson on Sep 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

In  a move that swept the headlines late last week, all 4 top U.S. wireless carriers are back in the business of discounting devices. No, we are not returning to device subsidies the way we were so accustomed to in the past, but with the launch of the iPhone 7 we are back in business in terms of getting a “discounted” device.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation

Recycling Used Mobile Phones is a Valuable Proposition for Everyone

Posted by Biju Nair on May 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 Smartphones are just about everywhere. They have become the indispensable electronic device, and the numbers back it up: More than 1.4 billion smartphones were sold worldwide in 2015.

But there’s a flip side to this incredible purchasing trend: electronic waste. In the U.S. alone, more than 150 million smartphones are discarded annually. Consumers who are thrilled to dispose of the old to enjoy the new device and move on to a new one, may not realize how many devices end up in landfills, polluting anywhere between 1,200 to almost 5,000 gallons of ground water per device.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Device Trade-in Solutions

Three Things to Do Before Trading-in Your Phone

Posted by Scott Bruce on Feb 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Competition is fierce among smartphone carriers and retailers, so terrific offers on upgrade and leasing plans have consumers perpetually thinking about trading-in their devices for the latest and greatest technology. If you’ve decided to upgrade, there are three steps essential to making the switch a smooth one.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Device Trade-in Solutions

How to Optimize the Value of Your Mobile Device for Smartphone Trade-in

Posted by Scott Bruce on Feb 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Broken screen, scratched metal, sticky buttons. Phones in this condition have seen a better life, but it doesn’t mean they are worthless. Contrary to popular belief, phones in poor condition are still valuable trade-in commodities.

Of course, to get the most value during a smartphone trade-in to reduce the up-front cost of a new mobile device, it helps if your existing phone is like-new. The following tips will help you keep your phone in pristine shape.

With a few simple, proactive steps, you will be turning in your old smartphone with salespeople wondering if you even used the device at all.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Omni-Channel Device Collection

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