3 Ways to Replace a Cracked Samsung Phone Screen (and What It Costs)
A cracked Samsung phone screen can be devastating, especially if you rely on your phone for business, school and your social life. Screen replacement options include cell phone repair services, insurance claims and DIY repair. Here’s a breakdown of each plus associated costs to help you decide which option is best – plus whether it’s […]
ecoATM: Quick Cash for Old Cell Phones or Criminal Honeypot?
Nearly everyone has old cell phones laying around or stuffed in “junk” drawers, but not everyone knows they can sell old cell phones for cash. Many online and retail outlets buy old cell phones (you can compare cell phone buyback offers on Flipsy, for example), but ecoATM has a different approach: self-service cell phone buyback […]
How to Replace a Cracked Cell Phone Screen
Most cell phones withstand minor bumps well, but a cracked cell phone screen can render an otherwise good phone unusable. Fortunately, several options are available to help you replace a cracked cell phone screen; and if you’d rather purchase a new phone, you can even sell iPhones, Android phones and other phones that are broken […]
How to Repair a Scratched Cell Phone Screen
Your cell phone serves as the mobile portal to your digital world, which is why a scratched cell phone screen can range from a minor inconvenience to a major obstacle to your social and business life. At the very least, a scratched cell phone screen devalues your investment; in an era when you can sell […]
Where Can I Sell My Rare Book?
Thomas Jefferson said “a room without books is like a life without meaning,” demonstrating our founding father’s fondness for the written word. Avid readers and book collectors alike share Jefferson’s sentiment today, but there is another oft-repeated quote that carries significant relevance in the book world: “money talks.” This is especially true for rare books, […]
How Much is the 2010 15th Edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (Last Print Edition) Worth?
Since the March 2012 announcement that the 2010 15th Edition of Encyclopedia Britannica would be the 244-year-old reference publication’s last print edition, consumers have scrambled to purchase the 32-volume set and prices have skyrocketed to as high as $21,303.71 in the online marketplace. Despite the recognition that the Digital Age has largely negated the need […]
How to Replace an Embedded Cell Phone Battery
Embedded batteries might be the future of cell phones, but if yours goes kaput that doesn't mean you have to purchase another expensive phone. With a bit of technical savvy and the ability to follow simple directions, you can replace your cell phone battery – even if it isn't meant to be removed. The following […]
How To Replace Your Cell Phone Battery (before it’s too late)
If your cell phone randomly shuts off, won’t turn on, or doesn’t hold a charge, it’s likely time to replace the battery. Fortunately, battery replacement is perhaps the easiest do-it-yourself cell phone repair – at least, for most current phone models. A new breed of cell phones (along with the iPhone) feature embedded batteries that […]
Are My Encyclopedias Worth Anything?
While the digital age has revolutionized how information is shared and digested, it has also rendered longstanding reference tools obsolete. Encyclopedias, once considered indispensable tomes for higher education, have largely gone the way of the dodo: extinct. The print encyclopedia format simply cannot compete with online resources in terms of information accessibility, volume, price and […]
How To Get Rid of Books with Little or No Value
Maintaining a home library is a great way to keep your favorite classics and important references at your fingertips, but if your book collection has started to rival the Great Library of Alexandria it’s time to weed out your dustiest volumes to make way for the new. Bibliophiles cringe at the thought of merely throwing […]