In this day and age, it’s not hard to see how much the majority of us rely on technology. From smartphones to laptops to tablets, most people own at least one of these devices and use them on a daily basis. However, increasingly relying on technology results in increased frustration when devices face glitches and go wrong, leading a lot of people to buy a brand new one without really exploring their options. Ever wondered why Apple sell so many iPhones? Studies show that the average iPhone is destroyed or partially broken within the first 10 weeks of purchase.
Granted, there’s nothing more annoying than a broken screen, continuous slow speeds and buttons that don’t work. But, before you jump straight in ready to spend your hard-earned money on a brand new device, here are some simple money-saving ideas to think about first.