Squaretrade offers extended warranties on smartphones, tablets, desktop and laptop computers, home entertainment systems and home appliances, according to the company's website. The company also covers portable audio systems, cameras, GPS systems and fitness trackers.
Among the smartphones for which the company offers extended warranties are Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, Google Nexus and Motorola Droid phones. The company also covers tablets, including Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus and Microsoft Surface devices. The company insures other mobile devices, such as cameras, GPS units and smart watches. The company's warranty plans also cover personal computers, whether desktop models, such as the Apple iMac, or laptops, such as the Apple MacBooks, Google Chromebooks and Dell laptops. Homeowners can cover their home appliances, such as dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines and dryers, as well as home entertainment components, such as TVs, video game consoles, Blu-ray players and soundbars.
SquareTrade opened for business in 1999 as a service for resolving e-commerce disputes on online marketplaces such as eBay. The company began offering consumer protection warranties in 2006. SquareTrade warranties are available online and at major retailers, such as Amazon, Costco, Best Buy and Staples. SquareTrade has an 8.99/10 rating on Reseller Ratings as of 2015.