Trading in mobile for tablet ‘can be a way to replace a PC’

Trading in mobile for tablet ‘can be a way to replace a PC’
Consumers have been advised that trading in a mobile phone and switching to a tablet device can actually leave them not needing a PC any longer.JP Rangaswami, salesforce.com's chief scientist and technologist, told the Guardian Tech Weekly podcast that the world will soon realised that PCs have "died".He noted that he has not used his for almost a decade, while he has not required a…

Mobile payments could be a new reason for selling used phones

Mobile payments could be a new reason for selling used phones
The emergence of contactless payment technology has given consumers another reason to sell used phones in order to snap up the latest models on the market.A new study by Juniper Research has concluded that the mobile payments for physical goods sector will grow to be worth $170 billion (£109.5 billion) by 2015 – almost three times as much as it is valued at this year.One…

New Samsung Galaxy Tab could inspire people to sell mobile phones

New Samsung Galaxy Tab could inspire people to sell mobile phones
Selling mobile phones may become a popular option over the coming weeks as consumers clear a space in their technology portfolio for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab.The manufacturer has confirmed the tablet device is coming to the UK, offering a portable multimedia experience.Named the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, the model has a practical and lightweight design, weighing just 345g and measuring 9.96mm.Simon Stanford, managing director…

Increased coverage could incentivise trading in mobiles

Increased coverage could incentivise trading in mobiles
Britons might find that they have a new reason to trade in mobiles over the coming months, as the provision of signal is set to increase.Speaking at the Conservative Party conference, chancellor George Osborne announced that up to £150 million will be spent by the government on connecting 99 per cent of the UK population.From next year, additional mobile phone mast sites will be purchased,…

Apple iPhone 4S release confirmed

Apple iPhone 4S release confirmed
The iPhone 4S – described by manufacturer Apple as the most amazing iPhone to date – will be released in the UK on October 14th.At a special launch ceremony held in California yesterday (October 4th), the company revealed some of the special features that the model will boast.These include the dual-core A5 chip that ensures "blazing-fast" performance, as well as a brand new camera and…

Apple iPhone 5 disappointment could lead to people selling mobiles for othe

Apple iPhone 5 disappointment could lead to people selling mobiles for othe
The disappointment felt by many people over Apple's decision not to launch an iPhone 5 at a special release ceremony yesterday (October 4th) could result in many selling mobiles and looking for alternative new devices.Instead of the iPhone 5, which many believed was imminent, the technology company announced the release of an iPhone 4S – an upgrade on the current iPhone 4.Some people have already…

Sell mobile and get healthy with O2

Sell mobile and get healthy with O2
People who want to improve their health and fitness could find that selling a mobile and switching to a deal with O2 does the trick. That is because the network has launched an app specially for its customers that it hopes will encourage individuals to start walking. The tool – which is named Healthy – has been developed by O2 Health and aims to make…