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Read our coverage of the technology sector in Seattle, the Puget Sound area and Northwest. We follow startups and venture capital in fields such as cloud services, on-demand markets, supercomputing, enterprise software, gaming and virtual reality. Topics include Uber, Zillow, Redfin, Avvo, Vive, Oculus, Tableau, Zillow, Expedia, Cray, T-Mobile, Valve, Inrix, and of course Microsoft and Amazon.

The true cost of upgrading your phone

Buying a $1,000 iPhone can be equivalent to giving up $17,000 in retirement savings or 2,500 cups of coffee. (Glenn Harvey/The New York Times) — FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY TECH-FIX BY BRIAN X. CHEN FOR OCT. 20, 2021. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. — XNYT60 XNYT60

Buying a $1,000 iPhone can be equivalent to giving up $17,000 in retirement savings or 2,500 cups of coffee. Tech writer Brian X. Chen walks through the costs.

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