[Deal] Grab an unlocked AT&T Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A) for $315 or unlocked GSM Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) for $585 from eBay

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The Galaxy S5 might be the older phone, but Consumer Reports believes it’s the better buy since it has a removable battery, a microSD slot, and it’s water resistant. If you agree, you can grab one at an amazing price off contract. How does $315 sound? Just head over to eBay (source link below) and enter coupon code CDTECH10 for this hot deal.

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Sprint’s Direct 2 You program will go live in new cities next month

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The trial period for Sprint Direct 2 You in Kansas City has ended and the program is about to launch in new cities across the United States. The program that takes Sprint’s in-store experience to customer locations will be offered in Miami and Chicago starting on June 1. New York City, San Francisco, and Denver are set to follow in early June as well. People in those cities can call upon a Sprint representative to meet and receive personal care.

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Apple’s billion dollar patent victory over Samsung gets partially overturned

Apple-vs-Samsung-lawsuit1Apple and Samsung’s legal back-and-forth has been going on for years, with the original case resulting in Apple winning over 1 billion dollars in damages. Over multiple appeals and retrials, the settlement has been notched down just over $900, but according to the most recent ruling, it looks like Apple will only end up winning it’s design patent claim, but not the trade dress claim. That ruling should knock the total damages down nearly $400 million for Samsung. Read more

How to backup your data on a smartphone or tablet

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In our technological age, losing data is a fact of life. Technology fails, files get corrupted, and sometimes we inadvertently delete our own data. It happens. The good news is that there are precautions you can take to make sure you never permanently lose data again, whether it be creating backups on a microSD card, another device or even in the cloud.

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