Reducing Costs for the Tech Savvy

| November 27, 2012
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Most of these costs come in the form of bills. With this in mind, here’s a quick look through some of these costs, why they’re costing so much and what can be done to change this.

Internet

One of the major costs, the internet is an important part of any household. Most people tend to stick with their current provider, often not paying attention when the bills creep up. You should always address your internet needs. When it’s time to change, you’ll find plenty of better broadband deals available.

Internet

Likewise, if you use a wireless signal, make sure it is protected. If not, anyone could be using your internet, and you’re the one who ends up paying the bill.

Mobile Phones

Smartphones are everywhere at the moment. As trendy and as useful as they are, however, they are still mobile phones. Even if you’re not on a monthly subscription, you still have some form of pay-as-you-go costs to meet.

This might sound cheaper, but you should be aware of the data charges. Smartphones are great for accessing the internet, and this takes up valuable data, especially when using a mobile or 3G signal. Combine this with any roaming or network charges, and it’s easy to see how much money can be lost without making a single phone call.

Electricity

It might be efficient to have your computer and gaming console on at the same time, but you only have one pair of eyes. If you’re trying to cut costs, turn off devices that aren’t being used all the time. In the age of the smartphone, tablet and laptop, you don’t need three devices on just in case you want to check your Facebook page!

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