People should be “excited” about future of mobile phone technology

People should be “excited” about future of mobile phone technology
There are reasons to be excited about what the future has in store for those who trade in mobiles in order to switch to one of the top-of-the-range devices.Michael Woolstrum, chief executive officer of Touch International, explained that touchscreens are set to advance rapidly over the years to come.He said that the number of applications that can be developed to work with touchscreens is "virtually…

Trade in mobile for BlackBerry device to enjoy enhanced payment options

Trade in mobile for BlackBerry device to enjoy enhanced payment options
Two BlackBerry models could be the perfect incentive to trade in mobile phones, after it was revealed they offer the potential for hi-tech payment.Research in Motion (RIM), which manufactures BlackBerry products, has explained the Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 smartphones now have access to PayPass.The system, which has been designed by MasterCard, allows people with the correct technology to make contactless payments in stores."Near field…

Australians may wish to prioritise 4G when trading in mobile phones

Australians may wish to prioritise 4G when trading in mobile phones
When trading in a mobile phone, Australians could increasingly look towards 4G as a priority in any replacement device.New research by In-State has found that the hi-tech internet connection is a favourite feature of mobile users around the world.It noted that the rapid adoption of smartphones in all of the planet's most developed markets has led to consumers quickly changing their demands when it comes…

Sell mobiles and upgrade for chance to learn

Sell mobiles and upgrade for chance to learn
People who sell mobile phones and upgrade to a superior device could use it to educate themselves.Miles Berry, senior lecturer in ICT education at the University of Roehampton and vice-chairman of Naace, the ICT Association, explained that technology is playing an increasingly important role in learning in the UK.He noted that there are a vast number of products on the market that can "provide opportunities"."From…

Could Sony Ericsson mobile phones be worth investing in?

Could Sony Ericsson mobile phones be worth investing in?
Consumers around the UK could soon be asking themselves whether it is worth trading in mobile phones in order to upgrade to a Sony Ericsson model.Such a possibility comes as it is revealed that Sony is to buy Ericsson's share of the company.As such, the mobile provider will belong in full to the Sony group and could soon benefit from the innovation and development that…

Online bankers given reason to trade in mobiles

Online bankers given reason to trade in mobiles
Australians who use mobile banking services may find that trading in a mobile and upgrading to a smartphone is a wise move after a new app was launched.The Commonwealth Bank has revealed its tool that will enable customers to send payments and check their accounts via a mobile.Plans are even in place for the app to eventually contain the technology for it to link with…

Nokia double phone launch could inspire mobile trade ins

Nokia double phone launch could inspire mobile trade ins
A huge number of people may be set to trade in mobile phones once they set eyes on the latest two Nokia handsets.Winrumors has reported that it understands the Finnish brand is set to announce the launch of a pair of new devices today (October 26th).These are anticipated to be the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, which will be available to consumers at some…

Teenagers ‘value mobile phones more highly than televisions’

Teenagers ‘value mobile phones more highly than televisions’
Owning the latest mobile – perhaps after selling used phones – could be important to teenagers more than anybody else, after the age group was revealed as huge fans of handheld gadgets.New research by Ofcom found that more people aged between 12 and 15 would miss their mobile than those who said they could not live without their television.Indeed, some 28 per cent revealed their…