New ‘quick tap’ phone could persuade people to sell mobiles

New ‘quick tap’ phone could persuade people to sell mobiles
Consumers around the UK may be planning to sell mobiles in order to get their hands on a new device launched by Orange and Barclaycard.The firms have teamed up to launch the Samsung Wave 578 that boasts the revolutionary 'quick tap' contactless payment system.This means owners can use the mobile to pay for goods in shops around the country that support the technology.Available in black,…

Trade in mobile for top web browsing experience

Trade in mobile for top web browsing experience
Web browsing may be a strong consideration for consumers when it comes to trading in their mobile phones and choosing another device.David Nachum, product manager of Mobile Ads and author of the Google Mobile Blog, stated that a good experience when it comes to viewing websites from a handset is essential.He said that people who do not enjoy this will immediately be put off the…

Heed safety advice after trading in mobile phones

Heed safety advice after trading in mobile phones
There are many reasons to trade in a mobile phone and switch to a modern smartphone, packed with fun and useful features.It is an option that many people may be taking, as they bid to keep up with the smartphone revolution that is sweeping the country.And while access to the web, the chance to send and receive emails and all the latest games are highly…

Twitter fans given new reason to trade in mobiles

Selling a mobile phone and switching to a device with the network O2 may be a move that suddenly appeals a lot more to Twitter users.That is because the company has announced that it is supporting the launch of Twitter MMS, which will allow mobile users to add pictures to the social network straight from their phone.It means people will be able to share their…

New Sony Ericsson smartphones may tempt people to recycle mobile phones

The desire to recycle mobile phones could go through the roof when consumers take a look at the devices set to be offered by Three.Sony Ericsson's Live with Walkman and Xperia Arc S handsets are both set to be added to the network's portfolio this autumn, it has confirmed – and both may make ideal replacements for an older model.Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at…

Trade in mobile for chance to secure new HTC Rhyme

Trade in mobile for chance to secure new HTC Rhyme
Consumers who trade in mobile phones over the coming weeks will be in a good position to secure the latest release from HTC.The technology provider has confirmed the release of its new HTC Rhyme handset, which is said to feature a sleek and innovative design.It has been crafted to fit seamlessly into the lifestyles of its users and is a balance between the latest hi-tech…

Rise of Apple iPhones and other mobiles ‘resulting in booming markets’

Rise of Apple iPhones and other mobiles ‘resulting in booming markets’
The increasing popularity of smartphones – such as the Apple iPhone – is helping not only the mobiles market but a number of others too.ABI Research has found that vendors of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are also benefiting, as their technology is used by developers.It is predicted by the body that the seemingly infinite rise of smartphones will lead to the industry to supply these parts…

Music-playing ability could be important when selling mobiles

When selling mobile phones and subsequently looking for a replacement, one of the most crucial factors in a consumer's decision may be the technology for playing music that is included in the new device.Richard Sharp, technology editor at gadgetsandgizmos.org, has explained that there is currently a growth in the headphones sector.He noted that the desire to listen to tracks while in the move is "booming"…