Get out of that cell phone contract!


Well, this may not be directly related to computer usage, but it is something that some of you will find valuable. At least it’s technology-related.

Problem #1:
Whenever you buy a cell phone from one of the major providers, you generally have to agree to a 1-year or 2-year contract. Otherwise you have to pay the outrageous retail price for the phone. So many people have found themselves stuck in a cellular service contract that they cannot get out of unless they pay some hefty termination fees (like $200 per line).

Problem #2:
You might find yourself in need of a cell phone for a short period of time, say 6 to 8 months. So you can’t sign a long-term contract with a major cellular carrier. And you don’t want to pay the high per-minute fees of the prepaid phones.

There is a website that solves both of these problems:

If you want to get out of your current cellular contract, you can post the details on that site in order to find someone to take over the remainder of your contract. If you want to have a cell phone with a short-term contract, you post what you are looking for and you might find just what you need.

For more details on how the process works, go to the site and click the link that says “How it works”.

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January 5th, 2009

This is one of the funniest videos I’ve ever seen!!! I laughed so hard I almost spewed Suisse Mocha all over my keyboard!

January 5th, 2009

How funny is that!! I love it!