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Why Buying a Refurbished Phone Saves The Planet

Wednesday, 29 July, 2020 - 10:09

It’s safe to say, mobile phones are a huge part of everyday life. Whether you are sitting at a bus stop, a coffee shop or even at home surrounded by the family, you are sure to see someone glued to a screen. They are a vital lifeline for a lot of people, many people will not even be able to even remember a time before they came along! But what is often overlooked is the environmental impact of the production of a Phone. How much does it really cost to produce a brand-new device for you to scroll through Instagram, and how can buying used phones help offset this?

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Oneplus Nord – First Impressions

Wednesday, 22 July, 2020 - 13:49

Unless you have been completely cut off from the outside world, you have probably gotten wind of the upcoming OnePlus Nord. The hype for this device has been unlike any other mobile phone recently released. But what was the hype about, and after the announcement on 21/07/20, was it justified?

Oneplus Nord 5G - What do we know after the announcement?

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Xbox Series X – Everything you need to know

Tuesday, 7 July, 2020 - 16:01

Microsoft’s Xbox series X does look like quite the powerhouse, it is an 8K console that was originally previewed at E3 2019 and now confirmed to go on sale towards the end of this year. The new console is said to be four times more powerful than the original Xbox One X, so it looks like the PlayStation 5 has big competition.

XBOX Series X - EVERYTHING you need to know.

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Top 5 Battery Saving Hacks for Your iPhone

Friday, 3 July, 2020 - 15:18

Are you finding that your iPhone battery is just about lasting you from sun-up to sundown? This is quite a common issue in recent years as smartphones cannot go a few days on one charge like they could a decade ago.

Of course, we do now use our hand-held devices for a lot more than the occasional text message or call, so ensuring that one charge does the job of lasting the whole day can be tricky. In this article we will highlight some of our favorite hacks to help save your Apple iPhone’s battery throughout the day.

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iOS 14, features, supported iPhones and more!

Tuesday, 23 June, 2020 - 13:10

At last night’s Apple WWDC20, we learnt so much about what’s to come in Apples next generation of tech. Here’s a quick run through of what we gained from the event…

At last night’s Apple WWDC20, we learnt so much about what’s to come in Apples next generation of tech. Here’s a quick run through of what we gained from the event…

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App-reciation – An App to help ADHD

Thursday, 18 June, 2020 - 13:53

An App that is proven to help children with ADHD

App-reciation - Apps that can do powerful and useful things to aid lifestyles from your mobile phone

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Top 5 Bestselling Tablets in 2020 (So Far)

Friday, 22 May, 2020 - 15:46

You might be surprised at the winner!

Top 5 bestselling refurbished tablets of 2020 so far

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. With Coronavirus at the forefront of everyone’s mind, people are finding themselves isolated indoors. With the use of video chat programmes booming so that people can stay in touch, tablet usage has soared. This article will list a breakdown of our most popular tablets of 2020 (so far) so you can ensure you are buying the most suitable tablet for you. So without further ado, let's take a look at the list!

 

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Does the NHS COVID-19 App work?

Friday, 15 May, 2020 - 16:30

To tackle COVID-19 nationally, the government are looking into ways we can Test, Track and Trace the virus, so we can manage and eventually eradicate it fully. Among other strategies, contact tracing is seen as one of the key remedies to help the UK remove itself from lockdown and above all, save lives.

Officials also hope the new tracing tool will dramatically slow the transmission of coronavirus by tracking each and every case of it, and in turn, minimising the probability of a second infection wave. The 'NHS COVID-19’ tracing app is one of the government’s next big areas of focus, after beginning trials of the app on the Isle of Wight early this month, ready for roll-out in the coming weeks.

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NHS COVID-19 app – Is my data safe?

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 - 16:36

With the Coronavirus sparking uncertainty in just about all areas of the world right now, we understand why some people are nervous to start combatting the virus using new, unknown methods such as the 'NHS COVID-19’ app. However, by the time you finish reading this article we hope you’ll have gained more understanding about what the app is and how safe your data will be.

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What is the NHS COVID-19 App?

Wednesday, 6 May, 2020 - 16:56

With COVID-19 putting our lives on hold in these difficult times, we all know how important it is to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives. After hearing that the Government is looking to launch a tracking app to help control the pandemic here in the UK, it’s got us all thinking more positively about the current situation and how we can help. The fundamental purpose of the app is to alert the user if they come into near contact with other users who may be displaying symptoms. This is done via Bluetooth and is called contact tracing.

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How to clean your mobile device

Friday, 27 March, 2020 - 10:06

Currently, with the current Coronavirus pandemic, cleanliness and hygiene is of the utmost importance. Everyone needs to be careful of their environment, and there’s usually one thing that people use constantly, but neglect to clean. Their mobile devices!

At the current time, cleanliness and hygiene is of the utmost importance. Everyone needs to be careful of their environment, and there’s usually one thing that people use constantly, but neglect to clean. Their mobile devices!

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Upcoming Phone Announcements - March

Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 - 12:08

As we draw close to the end of March, you can be forgiven for feeling like the month has gone on for a lifetime, seeing how much the world is dealing with. One thing that is remaining constant throughout this turbulent time though, is new mobile phone announcements. We will take a look at the notable upcoming releases for the remainder of March.

 

Redmi K30 Pro – March 24th

The latest Redmi phone is due for release on March 24th. This device is supposed to have a 60Hz AMOLED display, 2 64MP rear cameras and a Snapdragon 865 chipset. It’s strongly rumoured to even contain 5G connectivity and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. 

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COVID-19 Update from 4Gadgets

Friday, 13 March, 2020 - 15:04

As we all know, the World Health Organisation have now declared COVID-19 (or Coronavirus) a global pandemic. At 4Gadgets we are taking this situation extremely seriously, and we want our customers to know we are taking precautionary steps to ensure we are operating as safely as possible. We have put together a guide for our customers to give you as much information as possible as we try to navigate this tricky period.

Concerned about COVID-19? Please read for all information concerning 4Gadgets.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - Innovative and Functional

Wednesday, 4 March, 2020 - 14:14

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the first foldable phone to be released in 2020, with a 6.7-inch display that folds in half. Although this is not the first foldable phone that Samsung has released the Galaxy Z Flip is a very different concept from the Galaxy Fold.

Galaxy Z Flip - Samsung's latest flip device, at the forefront of mobile phone innovation.

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The Galaxy 20 Range has arrived.

Friday, 14 February, 2020 - 10:18

The new releases from Samsung are a great leap from the S10 released back in February last year.  With 5G becoming a lot more appealing for the public the Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 Ultra will be the first 5G phone for a lot of people.

Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Flip

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Samsung Galaxy S20 - What to Expect?

Monday, 10 February, 2020 - 14:03

Samsung Galaxy S20 - What can we expect from the new Samsung Phone announcement?

The Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra are being unveiled on the rapidly arriving release date, Tuesday February 11th. This is all part of Samsung’s ‘Unpacked’ event, where these new devices will be released to the public. There’s also rumours of a fourth ‘foldable’ device, which is being compared to the new Motorola Razr's design.

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4Gadgets Goes Digital - Returns updated

Thursday, 6 February, 2020 - 16:42

In a world becoming increasingly more aware about the environment and climate - we are always looking at ways we can improve ourselves as a business.

One of the biggest reasons for buying used and refurbished devices, is that you are offsetting the environmental cost of creating a brand-new phone. As such, it makes sense for us to look to improve this area in our own day to day work and join the digital revolution.

As a result, we have now completely overhauled our returns process - it is now fully digital!

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2019

Tuesday, 17 December, 2019 - 16:45

Just a quick update for our customers. Here are our opening times over the holiday period. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Friday 20th December - Open - Normal hours, shipping with FREE Saturday delivery

Saturday 21st DecemberClosed

Sunday 22rd December Closed

Monday 23rd December - Open - Next Day Delivery if ordered by 3pm (We cannot guarantee couriers will be able to deliver).

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Second Hand Phones UK – What to expect?

Friday, 22 November, 2019 - 15:24

We know buying a second hand phone can be a daunting experience. What if it’s fake? What if it doesn’t work? What if it’s faulty after a few days? Well at 4Gadgets we make all those worries disappear so you can focus on what really matters, enjoying your new refurbished phone!

The top reasons for buying a second hand phone or a refurbished phone from 4Gadgets.

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Black Friday 2019 has come early!

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 14:47

We are getting in the spirit early this year, so we have decided to launch our Black Friday deals already!

Get the best deals on Second Hand Phones and Refurbished Mobile Phones this Black Friday with 4Gadgets.

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Paypal Credit - New Finance Options!

Tuesday, 5 November, 2019 - 11:51

We all know it – Phones are getting more and more expensive. As a result, buying used phones and second hand phones become tough to pay off all in one go, even at our low prices! Welcome, Paypal Credit.

Buy Second Hand Phones with Paypal Credit - Spread the cost!

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Why should you buy a Used Phone?

Friday, 1 November, 2019 - 14:58

Second hand phones are becoming more and more popular. With phone and contract prices soaring, more and more people are turning to the refurbished or used mobile phone market.

Second Hand phones at cheap prices. Used mobile phones only from 4Gadgets.

What’s so good about Second Hand Phones from 4Gadgets?

Second hand mobile phones have endless positive points to buyers over purchasing a phone new. Here are just a few of the best benefits:

 

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Apple AirPods Pro - A Leap Forward

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 - 12:06

Apple have recently announced the launch of a new version of the Apple AirPods, the quite obviously named AirPods Pro. So what’s new?

Apple AirPods Pro - The New Earphones from Apple

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Top 4 Refurbished Phones in 2019

Friday, 20 September, 2019 - 16:28

Our Renewed / Refurbished devices are flying off the shelves! When you can buy a phone as good as brand new at a fraction of the price, you can’t miss out. We take a look at some of our most popular Renewed models this year, below.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Refurbished

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Apple iPhone 11 Pro - What else is new?

Wednesday, 11 September, 2019 - 11:27

So, the Apple Keynote has been and gone and all the suspense is over for another year. We now know what we are getting from Apple since the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and it was definitely worth the wait!

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Refurbished gets Renewed - Find out more!

Friday, 2 August, 2019 - 10:43

Renewed products are the same great Refurbished products that you already know and love from us, nothing has changed – except the name!

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus Rumours

Tuesday, 30 July, 2019 - 08:56

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus is fast approaching and rumours suggest, it’ll bring a host of significant updates to the Samsung Galaxy Note range!

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7Pro

Friday, 7 June, 2019 - 11:47

OnePlus Releases New 7 Series

OnePlus have really shaken things up with the release of the OnePlus 7 series. Instead of just the one Flagship device, they have now provided the public with a range of devices. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. The OnePlus 7 is the spiritual successor to the OnePlus 6, updated with faster internals, improved vibration monitor and a highly accurate in-screen fingerprint scanner. The OnePlus 7 Pro is their most advanced handset to be released to date, featuring a notch-less screen and a pop-up camera.

 

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5G Is Finally Here

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019 - 15:41

5G Is Finally Here

After what feels like a very long wait, 5G has finally launched in the UK with network provider EE the first to go live with the service.
 
5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, with faster speeds and more reliable connections on mobile devices. 5G phones will be offering connections that are impressively faster than current connections, with average download speeds of around 1GBps expected to soon be the regular speed for streaming online. 5G will be working alongside existing 3G and 4G technology to provide speedier connections that stay online no matter where you are.

 

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We Now Sell Laptops!

Thursday, 9 May, 2019 - 10:54

We now sell Laptops!

 

We are very happy and excited to announce that we now stock various laptops for sale. With some great models up for sale on our website such as the HP Pavilion Notebook, Lenovo Yoga and The Acer Aspire.

 

 

HP Pavilion X360

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5 Ways Your Phone Can Simplify Your Life

Thursday, 25 April, 2019 - 15:46

                                                             

 

5 ways you can use  your smartphone to simplify your everyday life

 

 

Scheduling and keeping track of your events

If you already own a smartphone you should have an apple or an android calendar as a default app. However, these already installed tools may have more time-preserving features than you may think.

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Huawei Mate X VS Samsung Galaxy Fold

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 - 16:49

 

The Huawei Mate X and Samsung Galaxy Fold — two of the world's first foldable smartphones. But what is the difference? 

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold

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Huawei P30 & P30 Pro – A Superficial look

Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 11:13

 

It’s almost here. The long-awaited successor to the hugely popular Huawei P20 Pro, one of the phones that really started to push Huawei into the mainstream. But what do we know about the P30 and P30 pro and what will they look like? Once again, we look into the latest leaks and rumours.

 

 

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Samsung Galaxy S10 – Latest rumours and speculation!

Thursday, 10 January, 2019 - 12:14

As you have almost definitely have heard by now, Samsung are gearing up to launch the newest device in the Galaxy range, the Samsung Galaxy S10. But what can you expect to see? We take a look at some of the latest rumours and supposed ‘leaks’.

 

 

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2018

Monday, 3 December, 2018 - 11:11

Just a quick update for our customers. Here are our opening times over the holiday period. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Friday 21st December - Normal hours, shipping with FREE Saturday delivery

Saturday 22nd December - Closed

Sunday 23rd December - Closed

Monday 24th December - 10am to 2pm - No Shipping

Tuesday 25th December - Closed

Wednesday 26th December - Closed

Thursday 27th December - 10am to 3pm – Next Day Delivery if ordered by 3pm.

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Brand-new iPad Pro

Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 - 17:01

Here it is, the brand-new iPad Pro. Same name, new features!

Apple iPad Pro Second Hand Phones and Tablets 4Gadgets

What's new?

So what is different with this generation’s iPad? Apple have ditched the home button just like they did with the iPhone X, and have added Face ID (facial recognition), Providing you with better security than ever and allowing you to unlock your device portrait or landscape!

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A Quad Camera Smartphone - The Samsung Galaxy A9

Thursday, 25 October, 2018 - 16:22

The Samsung Galaxy A9

It’s that time of the year where new mobile phones and tablets are being released everywhere you look. Samsung are due to release their new offering, the A9, sometime in November.

A Quad Camera Smartphone - The Samsung Galaxy A9 is an ideal budget phone for photography. Only at 4Gadgets.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro release

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018 - 17:09

Huawei is announcing the arrival of their newest device may just be the biggest thing since the P20 Pro!

Huawei Mate 20 Pro - Now available at 4Gadgets.

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Google had a big announcement! #Madebygoogle

Wednesday, 10 October, 2018 - 17:06

Google announce the Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL and the Pixel Slate Tablet. Get great deals on these devices with 4Gadgets.

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Brand new Sony Xperia XZ3- 4K VIDEO!

Thursday, 27 September, 2018 - 16:54

The world of entertainment in HDR! What is HDR? This means that all HDR content will show an even more realistic colour range than before. Sony are releasing a brand new Xperia that could be yours by 5th October 2018. The new Xperia will be packed with all of Sony’s latest technologies to make watching videos feel like you are at a cinema without actually being there.

Always on the go and don’t have a lot of time to charge your phone? With one full charge you will easily see out the whole day.

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Apple iPhone X - Killed by the brand new XS devices?

Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 - 16:38

We now have confirmation that the brand new iPhones will be released within the next two months. In fact there is three brand new iPhones being released!

Used Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XR and iPhone XS Max

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IGTV – The new long-form video hub?

Wednesday, 20 June, 2018 - 13:03

Almost everyone uses Instagram these days. Whether it is uploading photos of your cat, or filming a gig, it’s a huge presence in the social media market. Instagram seem to be looking to expand even more to take a piece of Youtube’s monopoly, by allowing longer videos to be uploaded to the platform.

 

 

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Samsung Galaxy Book – The best 2in1?

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 14:22

In line with our new stock of Galaxy Books, we take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6, seeing why this fantastic 2 in 1 hybrid gadget is an essential addition to replace your tired old Laptop or Tablet.

 

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The OnePlus 6 – The flagship killer?

Friday, 16 March, 2018 - 13:13

With the rumoured release date of early 2018, the OnePlus 6 is on the horizon. We take a look at some of the features rumoured to be included. With specs rumoured to beat even the Samsung S9, the Oneplus 6 looks like a very exciting device indeed.

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The Samsung S9 and S9+ - Now Available

Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 16:55

Now we have confirmation that the S9 and S9+ are available for pre-order, for release on the 16th of March. So, should you get one on release?

 

Second Hand Phones - Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 plus available, used or refurbished.

 

The Samsung S9 and S9+ at first glance, don’t look too dissimilar to the previous iteration of Samsung’s S range, the S8 and S8+. It’s when you take a closer look at some aspects of the phone, you notice the real differences.

 

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The iPhone SE 2 – A Smaller iPhone X?

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 13:04

Although the rumoured release date for the Apple iPhone SE 2 is up in the air currently, this hasn’t stopped the rumour mill from churning. There are plenty of concepts and ideas flying around and we will look at one of the most interesting designs.

 

Although the rumoured release date for the Apple iPhone SE 2 is up in the air currently, this hasn’t stopped the rumour mill from churning. There are plenty of concepts and ideas flying around and we will look at one of the most interesting designs.

 

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The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ – What can we expect?

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 12:10

 

With the announcement just around the corner on February 26th, the world is preparing for the next Samsung Galaxy phone to be unveiled, the S9 and S9+.

 

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2017

Tuesday, 19 December, 2017 - 09:02

Just a quick update for our customers in 2017. Here are our opening times over the holiday period. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

22nd December - Normal hours, shipping with FREE Saturday delivery

23rd December - Closed

24th December - Closed

25th December - Closed

26th December - Closed

27th December - 10am to 4pm – Next Day Delivery if ordered by 3pm

28th December – 10am to 4pm – Next Day Delivery if ordered by 3pm

​29th December – 10am to 4pm – Next Day Delivery if ordered by 3pm

​30th December – Closed

​31st December – Closed

1st January – Closed

2nd January – Back to business as usual!

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Christmas Giveaway Competition is LIVE!

Tuesday, 12 December, 2017 - 15:01

Win a Fantastic Bundle of Samsung Products!

Just in time for Christmas, we bring you our latest competition. One very lucky winner will receive a fantastic bundle of goods, including:

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone
  • Samsung Tab S 8.4” Tablet
  • Samsung S8 Headphones by AKG
  • Promate premium touch controlled Bluetooth Speaker.

 

Make your Christmas extra special by getting involved! There are also discount vouchers available to a few runners up, so don’t delay!

 

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Extended Returns over this Christmas Period!

Wednesday, 6 December, 2017 - 14:43

 

Christmas is getting nearer and nearer, and time is running out to get that perfect gift! Luckily at 4Gadgets, we have you covered.

 

We have extended our returns policy up until January 9th! Meaning you can return any order for a different device or a full refund, anytime between now and January 9th (usually 14 days only). Ideal for getting that early Christmas present sorted and covering you for longer, for any last minute changes of mind!

 

Let us help make someone’s Christmas and give your loved one a gadget they won’t forget.

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