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Old 11-16-2018, 12:27 PM
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Do things like dishwashers go on sale for Black Friday? I really need a new one
For a dishwasher, I'd get a good one, not an "on sale" one. Check thewirecutter.com.
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Old 11-16-2018, 12:30 PM
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I need a new Android phone. I had an HTC One Mini as my first smartphone and have had an LG K10 for 2 years now. It's getting really slow and the battery lasts about 3/4 a day.

Any suggestions on what to get next? I'd love to keep it in the $200 range, but could probably convince myself to go into the $300s if I needed to.

I've had a hard time trying to shop for phones because I honestly can't tell the difference between phones when I research online. And all of the comparison articles I read are for high end phones that are more money then I want to spend.

Suggestions? Should I ask this in a different thread?
https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/be...android-phone/

Wirecutter is my go-to for reviews on all kinds of gear (I mostly check camping and tech).
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Old 11-16-2018, 12:31 PM
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Ok, I've done a bit of research, but I'm confused. According to Dell website, I can use a M.2 SATA with a max of 256GB, or a M.2 NVMe with a max of 512GB. But when I run the crucial system scan, it shows me three M.2 SATAs that are compatible -- all the same except 250/500/1000 GB. Would you believe Crucial over the manual?

It also shows no NVMe, but others have confirmed NVMe are compatible, they're just throttled to roughly half their max speed (but still 3x faster than SATA). Maybe that's why Crucial doesn't show them, they're compatible, but not at full speed.

I'd love to do a NVMe, even throttled, and I'd do the 500GB if that's all I can do, but with Crucial saying bigger ones work on SATA, I wonder if they'd also work on NVMe. I'd love a 1TB NVMe, if it'd work.

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Old 11-16-2018, 12:41 PM
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Costco phone kiosk. Applies only to iphone X and up (X Xr Xs, Max or no Max )

I have a 4 year old LG G3 (was a new 2013 model when I bought it)
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Thank you. This was informative. Can I assume you can relate a real-life positive experience with swappa, and are not merely relaying the existence of it?
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Old 11-16-2018, 12:47 PM
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I have both bought and sold phones on Swappa. I liked it. It does a good job of vetting the phone and acting as a trustworthy intermediary, at a reasonable price.
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Thank you. This was informative. Can I assume you can relate a real-life positive experience with swappa, and are not merely relaying the existence of it?
yes, have used it to buy and sell

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I have both bought and sold phones on Swappa. I liked it. It does a good job of vetting the phone and acting as a trustworthy intermediary, at a reasonable price.
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ahow is your go-to guy here. he's in the business, uses swappa a lot, and he routinely suggests swappa when people ask in threads like this
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For a dishwasher, I'd get a good one, not an "on sale" one. Check thewirecutter.com.
That's a false dichotomy but I appreciate the review website.
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Thanks for the suggestions! I'm thinking I'll spend $200 and get the Nokia 6.1. I have AT&T, so I'm still trying to make sure it will work ok with that.
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Costco phone kiosk. Applies only to iphone X and up (X Xr Xs, Max or no Max )

I have a 4 year old LG G3 (was a new 2013 model when I bought it)
I'm guessing that means not unlocked. Bummer.
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