Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G will start at $1,300

Just as it did with the Galaxy S10, Samsung is making a 5G version of the Galaxy Note 10. And just like the Galaxy S10 5G, the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G will start off as a Verizon exclusive in the United States. (It’ll be available internationally, as well.) A 256GB model will cost $1,299.

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Dear Apple and Samsung, $1,000 is way too much for a smartphone, consumers say

For Bill Wilson, it’s simple. He won’t pay $1,000 for a smartphone. Period.  Wilson is in ample company. This week’s earnings reports for Apple and Samsung both showed a clear trend: consumer resistance to the ever-growing high prices of premium smartphones. 

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How phones went from $200 to $2,000

Phones are more expensive than ever. Flagship devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and other top manufacturers can now cost hundreds of dollars more than they did just a couple of years ago.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/18/18263584/why-phones-are-so-expensive-price-apple-samsung-google

50 Cool Piggy and Coin Banks For Kids That Adults Would Love Too

We all remember our first piggy bank. Our first step on our road to saving, the little pig with the hole in the top was a childhood landmark – and one that helps us keep saving today. Whether your little one wants to save or you just need a swear jar, these fifty piggy and coin banks make collecting coins fun. Get your traditional piggy in porcelain, silver or glass. Stash your coins in a book, the perfect anti-looting disguise. Go back to carnival days, with a shiny pink dog balloon eating your kids’ coins. Get crafty and creative with our top fifty list of piggy and coin banks.

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