By Kim Komando
Published December 05, 2011
There are gadgets you just shouldn’t buy this holiday season. They’re the tech world’s equivalent of getting socks for Christmas.
If you don’t want to be uncool, don’t be tempted to give these — no matter how great the bargains may seem.
Feature phones have another name: dumbphones. It doesn’t make sense to get a free feature phone anymore — much less pay for one — when you can get a smartphone for free.
For example, you can now get a free iPhone 3GS with a two-year AT&T contract.