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# Buyers' Guide

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So what do you need to know before shopping online?
While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.
Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started
Our pick of the best high-end, mid-range and budget devices you can get in different areas.
These are the best games you can get this year
It’s been a varied year with something for everyone.
Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there
You don’t have to break the bank if you want to buy a great phone.
These are the best smartphones you can buy this year
If you’re looking for the absolute best, you’ve come to the right place.
Which mobile provider is right for you - SIM-only plans
If you would like more freedom and not be tied down to one provider, then this is for you.
Which mobile provider is right for you - Prepay plans
The classic pay as you go system still holds strong and it’s popular for a very good reason.
Which mobile provider is right for you - Bill pay plans
For those who are heavy users.
What should you consider before signing up to a mobile plan?
They are inevitable when you’re buying a smartphone, but you have more scope than ever when getting a good deal.
What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.
What should you keep in mind when buying a smartphone or tablet?
Since it’s a device that will be at your side for a long time, it’s best to give it the consideration it deserves.
These are the gadgets you want to have underneath your Christmas tree
With only a week and a half left until Christmas Day, there’s still time to get a great gift for someone you know.
It can be cheaper, but is buying an unlocked smartphone better?
There are a large number of cheap and unlocked smartphones out there that bypass carrier options, but are they too good to be true?
Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?
The competition between the different smartphone this year means we’re spoilt for choice, but which ones are worth considering?
Is getting phone insurance even worth it?
With smartphones becoming more expensive, the temptation to get insurance increases too, but are you really getting value for money?
The last-minute gadget gift guide
If you’ve only this weekend to get your shopping done, here’s some gifts that will help you out.
Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas
If you’re stuck for gift ideas, these could help you out.
Buyers' Guide: Which tablet should you get?
Tablets have grown in popularity since the iPad first appeared in 2010, but which one is right for you?
Buyers' Guide: Which smartphone is right for you?
With so many quality smartphones out there, which ones should you pay attention to?
What you should consider before buying a smartphone
Because getting the right deal is just as important as the smartphone you pick.