Do you prefer bidding on auctions using your home computer or a mobile device when shopping on DealDash?
Perhaps it might be more difficult for a senior citizen like me to make the leap from using my home computer to bidding with a mobile device, but I wanted to at least give it a try to keep up with my granddaughter’s generation. Therefore, I stared bidding on DealDash auctions using a mobile device I won!
I was lucky enough to win my first mobile device, a $499 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, 16GB white, for only $18.46 and 290 bids on DealDash. At 15 cents a bid (which is what I usually pay) my Samsung Galaxy note cost me a total of $61.96 which is a savings of $437.04 from the retail price.
Before that I always used my home computer to shop on DealDash.com … and I still do. Why? I am retired and I am now writing my first novel, so I am usually working on my home computer, anyway. Most of all, I prefer using a big monitor screen and an actual keyboard.
The only problem is that my computer is downstairs and my TV is upstairs, so I thought I might be able to win more auctions if I used my notebook to monitor the bidding process whenever I am upstairs. After having my new mobile device for a year, I finally asked my son Shawn to show me how to use it. First, he performed his magic to make it recognize my home Wi-Fi. Then he went with me to a local coffee shop to show me how to connect to Wi-Fi when I’m away from home.
Whenever connected to DealDash my mobile device appears to work just as well as my home computer, but I forget how to make the keyboard pop up, causing unnecessary delays. After I get used to it, I might eventually learn to like using my mobile device. In the meantime, I still find it a lot easier to run downstairs and place all my bids from my home computer.
Written by Barbara Sellers, resident of Tacoma, Wash., who has been shopping on DealDash.com since February 2012. So far, Barbara is on Level 41 and has won 460 auctions.