BUDGETS FOR SCREENS

Trade in Your Phone or Keep Until It’s Unusable?

Your money or your digital life

Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence
Tech and Me
Published in
4 min readFeb 15, 2024

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A cartoon-style anthropomorphic smartphone with arms and legs, wearing a small, tailored suit, and holding a cane. The smartphone’s screen serves as its body, with no human facial features, exuding a whimsical and elderly charm.
ChatGPT from my prompt

I imagine you’d agree that keeping phones or any piece of computing gear until it doesn’t work and cannot be repaired will cost you less than any trade-in schedule. You’d also be doing less environmental damage. Wow, saving money and helping our planet — sounds great!

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Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence
Tech and Me

Retired Unix Consultant. I write tech and humor mostly but sometimes other things. See my Lists if your interests are specific.