Apple's Secret Ebay Store Is Back With Cheap Refurbished iPhones

Just like the odd eBay storefront that popped up last year, a new site called Factory Outlet eBay Store is selling refurbished Apple products and, despite the lack of any official Apple branding, is almost definitely the result of a partnership between Apple and eBay. And it's selling Apple Certified Refurbished… » 7/08/14 5:26pm 7/08/14 5:26pm

Why You Should Buy a Refurbished Laptop

Yes, there is a stigma associated with buying refurbished laptops. I understand it to a degree—I mean, there is nothing like liberating a fresh, shiny gadget from its plastic packaging prison. What I don't understand is how this stigma exists in a society where buying a used car is so widely accepted. As many others… » 11/04/08 4:00pm 11/04/08 4:00pm

Question of the Day: Would You Buy a Refurbished Laptop?

With the economy being the way it is, many of us need to face the fact that we must cut back a bit on our gadget budgets. However, that doesn't mean that we need to go cold turkey. If you are currently in the market for a new laptop, have you ever considered buying refurbished/recertified? Keep in mind that… » 10/24/08 4:50pm 10/24/08 4:50pm

Dealzmodo: Apple Drops iPod Touch Refurb Price To $199

Apple's been slowly dropping the price of refurb 8GB iPod touches on its website, and now it's cheaper than ever at $199. That's $100 off the regular price of $299, not to mention it's a 33% discount. If you've been wanting one of the awesome media players and internet tablets, this is about as good a deal as you're… » 8/19/08 12:30am 8/19/08 12:30am