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Travelocity offers cheaper trips to people who own these gadgets

A new study suggests that if you're booking your travel and accommodations on Travelocity on an Android device, then you're paying more than an iOS user. Not only that, but the sites that you browsed before calling up the Travelocity could throw higher prices at you, too.

I've covered how social media and advertising companies track you extensively, but this is something entirely different. If this study is right, then it could mean that companies use your browsing history and phone preference to actually estimate your income.

The study was performed by Northwestern University and found that many other companies might practice what's called "Discriminatory Pricing." The study concluded that iOS users usually pay about $15 less on average than travelers browsing Travelocity on any non-iOS device.

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