Me & Windows Phone?!

Me & Windows Phone?!

Yes, you read correctly! As many of my friends on social networking and in real life know... I am a HUGE and very loyal "Android Geek", so when I started telling people that I was using a Windows Phone I got some strange looks and some funny comments. All I can say is... desperate times call for desperate measures. When you have to make a carrier switch a little sooner than you've expected and you're on a budget things happen!

There was a part of me that considered getting a cheap Android phone instead, but with a budget of $100 the lower spec'd Android offerings left me unimpressed so I decided to give the Nokia Lumia 521 a chance. I'd heard mixed reviews and opinions about the devices and wanted to test one for myself.

It's been interesting to say the least, some days I feel like "OMG, come on first pay day so I can get back to my beloved Android" and others I'm like "eh, it's not so bad".

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The Things You'll Sacrifice For A New Phone!

The Things You'll Sacrifice For A New Phone!

Perhaps I should have titled this the things I'll sacrifice for a new phone, but I know it's a relate-able topic that I've seen other discuss in the past. When it comes to cell phones there are people who honestly don't care about what theirs can do as long as it can make a call and maybe take a few grainy photos... my mother is one of those people. I bought her a "dumb phone" nearly 4 years ago and she's still rocking it like it's the best thing ever.

And then there are people like me... let's just say I'm a tech junkie, especially when it comes to phones. Last year alone I went through using 5 different devices, and I'm not a device reviewer... just an Average Joe (or Jane? haha) who knew the right person to enable me to keep up with the latest and greatest. 

When it came time to sell one of those devices in preparation for getting a new one, a lovely little website called Swappa.com came to be quite handy.

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