Apple gears up for iPhone 5 launch

Apple gears up for iPhone 5 launch
Technology company Apple is widely expected to announce details of its much-anticipated iPhone 5 device today (October 4th).At a ceremony in California, the firm is predicted to give the world its first look at the model, which is sure to fly off the shelves.And consumers who trade in their mobile phones as soon as possible may find they are in pole position to get their…

Launch of Apple iPhone 5 ‘is an event that will dominate corporate bandwidt

Launch of Apple iPhone 5 ‘is an event that will dominate corporate bandwidt
The corporate world will be dominated this evening (October 4th) by the anticipated launch of the iPhone 5 by technology manufacturer Apple.Nigel Hawthorn, vice-president of marketing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Blue Coat Systems, has had his say on the event.He predicted it will be of such a huge scale that it will dominate corporate bandwidth provisions and overload the network."With the…

Is new Apple iPhone 5 the ideal option for gamers?

Is new Apple iPhone 5 the ideal option for gamers?
Playing games can be one of the most popular activities on a new smartphone, along with browsing the web, sending emails and enjoying apps.Models such as the iPhone 5 – which Apple is widely expected to confirm the release of today (October 4th) – could become the ultimate choice of gamers, if the latest news is anything to go by.GamesAnalytics has confirmed that it is…

BlackBerry mobiles could be increasingly attractive to those selling used p

BlackBerry mobiles could be increasingly attractive to those selling used p
People who sell used phones in order to upgrade to a newer and superior device may find they are becoming more tempted by BlackBerry models.Heather McLean, co-founder and editor of online mobile news publication Smart Gorillas, said Research in Motion (RIM) – which manufactures BlackBerry phones – has taken a "strong step in the right direction" with its latest releases.The expert warned that this is…

Trade in mobiles to join new payment system

Trade in mobiles to join new payment system
Consumers who trade in mobile phones and switch to a device capable of offering contactless payment will benefit from the technology.Simon Curtis, senior vice-president of strategic sales and business development for YES-Wallet.com, said the option is increasingly popular with Britons.Indeed, he noted that many people have been using mobiles to pay for goods for "some time"."Consumers are now addicted to their smartphones, spending on average…

Could Intel chips help Android appeal to those who sell mobiles?

Could Intel chips help Android appeal to those who sell mobiles?
People who sell mobile phones in order to upgrade to a superior device may soon start considering Android models, after the operating system adds Intel chips to its software.Leigh Geary, editor of CoolSmartPhone.com, explained that the introduction of the chips could improve fortunes at the firm, which is falling behind its rivals.Nokia's decision to stop working with Android platforms and instead move to Windows has…

Film buffs may have perfect reasons to trade in mobiles

Film buffs may have perfect reasons to trade in mobiles
Film fans may be set to trade in mobile phones and use the proceeds to buy an Apple iPad tablet device, after a brand new app was launched for the model.LOVEFiLM has released its own app that promises to allow consumers to use their handset as a home cinema whenever they so choose.Games Press has reported that the tool offers the chance to watch some…

Mobile recycling customers promised more from Microsoft and Samsung

Mobile recycling customers promised more from Microsoft and Samsung
Those who have decided to opt for mobile recycling as a way of disposing of their current phone could look to Microsoft and Samsung for a replacement.That is because the technology firms have confirmed they are to team up to extend their range of smartphones for consumers.A deal has been signed that will allow each of the companies to benefit from the technology developed by…