Gazelle is offering to lock in prices for used iPhones until October 1, after the next iPhone is rumored to hit stores.
Trying to outduel eBay and Amazon, Gazelle has bumped its price for a used iPad 2. But you can find better deals on certain models elsewhere.
The security feature, designed to prevent use of lost or stolen devices, must be turned off before you buy a used iPhone.
iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.
The market for used iPhones has always been hot compared with other mobile devices, but it's gotten even more active since the new iPhone 6 was introduced this week.
All other new iPhones will pale in comparison to the Falcon luxury iPhone 6, a gold-plated beast with a massive rock attached to the back.
Now could be the best time to get the most buyback value for your old iPhone before the iPhone 6 officially launches and prices drop. Crave's Eric Mack has done some of the research for you.
Gadget trade-in service says BlackBerry users are turning in an all-time high volume of phones to buy up newer devices. The news follows an extended outage of BlackBerry service earlier this month and the launch of a new iPhone.
The electronics buyback service is seeing a used iPhone sold back every 15 seconds today and a spike in volume from all types of smartphone users, with the pending announcement of the latest iPhone.
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