Whether you just can’t afford the price tag on the latest iPhone or you are the frugal sort who wants to save money, you’ll be happy to know that there is a burgeoning marketplace for used Apple devices
If you're buying a secondhand iPhone from a person instead of a carrier, that doesn't mean it's automatically unlocked. When shopping for a used iPhone there are a few things to keep in mind and knowing your unlocking options is one of them.
The point I’m getting at is that damaging your iPhone is easy. Getting it repaired or replaced is not so easy, especially if you don’t have it insured. But, what if you didn’t buy that expensive insurance plan when you bought the device?
There is no question that you can save scads of money if you buy a used iPhone as opposed to a new one. If you're thinking about going to an Apple Store to get one, however, you're out of luck — Apple does not sell used devices.
The secondhand market for used iPhones and iPads is hot, and unfortunately so are some the devices being sold on it. To try and protect people from buying devices that turn out to have been lost, stolen, or otherwise misappropriated, Apple has created a new Activation Lock Status checker on iCloud.com Before you purchase an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from somebody else, make sure...