Laptop Magazine reported that there may have been deceptive sales practices at some Office Depots. It started when they went to buy a Gateway laptop and the salesperson first tried to convince them not to purchase it, then tried to get them to buy tech services to go with it. Some comments came in that seemingly verified that behavior in others. The comments drew so much attention that the company issued a statement saying that they don’t condone the practice and are reviewing the situation.
If you have ever been subject to high pressure from associates trying to get you to purchase something in addition to the product, like an extended warranty, you have to know that in certain retail outlets this is where a commission comes in. It us sort of like a McDonald’s employee being forced to ask if you want fries with your Big Mac, but without the extra pay.
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It’s taken Apple almost a month to get their iPhone extended warranty plan out there, but in this case, better late than never definitely fits. The AppleCare for iPhone package lengthens “hardware repair coverage” by twelve months, resulting in a two year warranty when added on to the one-year of coverage you get with the purchase of an iPhone. Even better, if you happen to own an iPhone Bluetooth Headset, the AppleCare plan covers that as well. You can buy AppleCare for iPhone now for $69 USD.
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