This gamer has a secret weapon for ensuring his tech devices are always at peak performance

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A gamer has a lot of expensive hardware to protect — and this one relies on Yahoo Plus Protect. (Photo:
A gamer has a lot of expensive hardware to protect — and this one relies on Yahoo Plus Protect. (Photo:

Gameplay is serious business. There's something especially frustrating about grabbing your controller, sitting back into your chair for some on-screen action, and then — poof! Your console makes a horrible squelching sound and everything's gone. No sound, no video. Nothing. What should you do next?

Yahoo Plus Protect Home brand ambassador Cam of LastOfCam recommends Yahoo Plus Protect. "[It] protects the home devices you love, like gaming consoles," says the video game influencer. "The service provides an extended warranty on devices...and ensures that if the device breaks or gets damaged that it will be repaired or replaced."

What does the Yahoo Plus Protect tech protection plan cover?

Keep Yahoo Plus Protect in your virtual back pocket to safeguard you against when things go a bit glitchy with your gaming equipment. Yahoo Plus Protect is designed to make sure superusers like you don't have to worry about what happens to their equipment.​​

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Keep the gameplay moving smoothly with Yahoo Plus Protect Home. (Photo: Getty)

The plan safeguards the tech you love and use daily, like cell phones, flat-screen TVs, monitors, gaming consoles, and more. Unlike most protection plans you buy during checkout in big box stores (you know the plans, the kind that only covers the product purchased during that specific transaction), Yahoo Plus Protect levels up your coverage with a plan that can cover your TVs, laptops, tablets and more, regardless of when or where they were bought.

"The service gets you 24/7 technical support, easy returns, repairs, and peace of mind," says Cam.

What's included in the Yahoo Plus Protect tech plan?

The best part of Yahoo Plus Protect is that you can contact a U.S.-based tech expert for your device issues 24/7 by phone. Once the issue is diagnosed, the plan will repair, replace or even reimburse you for covered problems. Subscribers also get one in-home visit per year for your tech issues, so you don't have to worry about unplugging your custom setup and dragging it into a store.

Yahoo Plus Protect Home
Get back to the game faster with Yahoo Plus Protect Home. (Photo: Getty)

You'll get expert advice and support for the tech in your home as well as protection for eligible products. The plan covers:

  • Material defects

  • Normal wear and tear

  • Power surges

  • Accidental damage from handling portable products as a result of the normal use of the product.

The Easter egg in the plan is that if Yahoo Plus Protect can't fix the issue, you'll get a replacement or reimbursement based on qualifications like the replacement value, age, and overall condition of the product before the issue started.

Yahoo Plus Protect partners with U.S.-based tech experts who know how to get you back online so you can get back to your digital life, from entering tournaments to going mano a mano with your online nemesis.

You won't have to keep track of a bunch of warranty plans, sift through a stack of cases to find receipts, or do a bit of mental calculation to see if your plans have expired. Protect your favorite stuff like consoles, TVs, laptops, tablets, and more with one set it and forget it solution. The Yahoo Plus Protect tech protection plan starts at $9.99 per month.

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