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February 6

Using Your Smartphone Photos to Pay for Your next Smartphone

Posted by on February 6, 2017 at 8:58 AM

Did you know that there are services out there that can help you earn some extra cash when you upload your smartphone photos. There are a number of websites and apps online that allow you to upload photographs you have taken and who give you commission for each one purchased.

Using Your Smartphone Photos to Pay for Your next Smartphone

These platforms are equally suitable for amateurs and professionals and it can be done in your spare time or as a serious, professional, self-employed route too. Below is a list of some of the most popular platforms available online and what you differs them from the competition. If used successfully, you could save money off your next smartphone by getting your current one to pay for by exchanging photos for currency.

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September 10

Apple iPhone 7 – Do the Upgrades Make It Good Value for Money?

Posted by on September 10, 2016 at 8:16 AM

The Apple iPhone 7 has officially launched and has been available for pre-order from the 9th September. The product is expected to hit our shelves in Australia by the 16th September, but is the new phone really worth the money it costs? Apple fans may be slightly more biased, but people wishing to try the new iPhone for the first time might not be so sure.

Apple iPhone 7   Do the Upgrades Make It Good Value for Money?

The new edition to the Apple smartphone range certainly has some benefits but also many drawbacks, so if you are looking to buy the new iPhone 7, is it really the best value for money smartphone you can buy? We have a closer look at what the new iPhone really has over its predecessor the iPhone 6 and 6s.

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July 29

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Pokemon GO Edition

Posted by on July 29, 2016 at 8:57 AM

The Pokémon GO lovers out there will be happy to find some hacks here today specifically chosen to improve and extend game play. If your pursuit to “catchin ‘em all” is being stunted by poor battery life on your smartphone or the inability to get out exploring your local area in search of new Pokémon, then these hacks should hopefully get you ahead of the curve, or at least your friends.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Pokemon GO Edition

The following hacks won’t require you to jailbreak your phone or demand any unlawful behaviour from you. They are simply hacks that you can use to enhance the rate that you complete your Pokémon GO progress and ways in which you can preserve your mobile phone battery at the same time.

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January 5

Debunking Smartphone Myths To Save you Money

Posted by on January 5, 2016 at 8:12 AM

Collectively as a global society, we all love smartphones. In a way it’s our guilty pleasure to fork out large sums of money for a little pocket computer, but don’t get caught out in 2016 paying more than you should for one. Ask yourself this, when was the last time you saw crowds of desperate customers camping outside a store for the release of a new laptop or TV?

Debunking Smartphone Myths To Save you Money

My thoughts exactly, you don’t. It’s the advertisers job to mislead us into believing we can’t live without the latest handset and all its “amazing” new features. Is buying one every year really necessary though? Here are four of the pre-conceived ideas about smartphones which lead many to believe that paying a premium for enhanced features is worth it, when in reality you’re simply not getting good value for money.

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August 18

Samsung Introduces the Galaxy S6+ and Note 5 Ahead of Schedule

Posted by on August 18, 2015 at 8:30 AM

The smartphone market was always destined to be incredibly competitive, but in recent years that competition has intensified exponentially. HTC, for example, one of the leading companies in 2011 sold more handsets than Samsung. However, this week the Taiwanese company’s shares dropped so sharply that the money the company has in the bank is greater than the value of the shares on the stock market. Intense competition and an abundance of choice have caused a number of manufacturers to suffer as a result.

Samsung Introduces the Galaxy S6+ and Note 5 Ahead of Schedule

Samsung created a whole new “phablet” market when it launched its Note series at IFA Berlin in 2011. Many questioned its enormous 5.1 inch screen especially when the average for that year across the industry was just 2.4 inches. However, the likes of HTC, Apple and LG have all since joined the bandwagon and launched their own phablet ranges. So in August 2015, Samsung have launched their latest additions to the phablet market: the Galaxy S6+, S6 Edge+ and Note 5.

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October 5

Hottest Deals Of The Week

Posted by on October 5, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Gaming deals are back with a vengeance this week, with two deals making the hot list.  There is also a kickass offer on a Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone. To top it off, WineMarket have issued their $50 off voucher once again, so you know that you’re in for some cheap but top quality wine.

 

5) Finish Quantum powerball tablets (60 per pack) – $15 at Kmart

Hottest Deals Of The Week

Kicking off the list is a promotion on powerball tablets at Kmart. You can get a pack of 60 Finish Quantum powerball tablets for $15, which is a significant saving. Do check out the full post for an idea of just how much you are saving by cashing in on this Kmart deal.

 

4) Tomb Raider GOTY (PC) is $5.50 at Green Man Gaming

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Tomb Raider is a perennial favourite among Buckscoop posters and we seem to have chanced upon an all time low price on the Game of the Year (PC edition). It is retailing at Green Man Gaming for just $5.50. This low price is thanks to a 20% discount voucher and you can get more details about it in the post.

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