Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service

Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much

Sony offers extended warranties for PS3, PSP

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/sw.png" />Looks like <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sony/">Sony</a> now offers extended warranties for the <a HREF="http://www.cr

Best Buy accidental protection program says VAIO TZ and Asus Eee are similarly spec’d machines

This is why I don’t like extended warranties or accidental damage protection coverage for computers — the whole “we’ll replace your machine with a machine of similar specs” clause isn’

Four States In Need Of AppleCare Reform

Oh Alabama, Connecticut, Nevada, and Wyoming — why can’t you be more like the other states? If you live in one of the aforementioned places, don’t bother buying AppleCare for your ne

Xbox 360 Warranty Extended to One Year

Here’s one that hits close to home. I bought an Xbox 360 a couple of months ago and have been really enjoying it. Then Wednesday night, I was about to violate Biggs in “Gears of War”