September 27, 2021
It’s that time of year when the tech companies start rolling out their new smartphones. But do you actually need a new phone, or are you just tempted by all the latest features? If your current phone can no longer download software updates, many of which contain important security features, a new phone makes sense. And while sluggish performance can be a sign that your current phone is out of memory, the problem might also be solved by simply replacing the battery. Remember, a new phone can cost as much as $1,000—or even more, if you’re buying it over time through your carrier. It’s worth weighing your options before making the call.
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