[kwlug-disc] Android data backups

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jul 24 15:07:17 EDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Chris Bruner <cbruner at quadro.net> wrote:

>
> On 7/24/2012 2:17 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>
>> The lock is just an annoyance.
>>
>> There is no point in doing any of that, selling an unlocked device,
>> ...etc. in the presence of web sites that can unlock a device for $15.
>>
>>  Unless you were looking for an unlocked device and didn't want to pay an
> extra $15 on a site that you don't trust. That could make or break a sale.
>
> Not everybody knows how to unlock a device and most none technical people
> would much rather buy the "OFFICIAL" unlocked device. They may be willing
> to pay a premium for it, although that would be like paying someone to stop
> pestering you, which would be bad form.
>

For me, I buy all my devices on Kijiji, used. This way I don't pay full
price.
If they are locked, I use a site to unlock them. Great service. You ask
around
and find sites that are reputable. There are also shops that do the same
for $20 or $25.
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