T-Mobile stunt could result in increase in mobile recycling

A prank organised by T-Mobile may have improved the network's reputation and led to some consumers recycling mobile phones in favour of switching to one of its tariffs.The firm yesterday (September 13th) arranged for thousands of cash prizes to be delivered to drivers disguised as parking fines.Envelopes that, at first glance, appeared to be penalty notices were placed on windscreens but in actual fact contained…

BlackBerry phones could tempt people to trade in mobiles

The lure of a BlackBerry may eventually prove so strong that consumers find they have to trade in mobile phones in order to upgrade to one of the brand's handsets.Such a prospect is raised after Research in Motion (RIM) – which manufactures all of BlackBerry's models – added another design to its portfolio.It has released the BlackBerry Torch 9860, at this time in the United…

Apple products ‘still inspiring mobile trade ins’

Consumers across the world could still trade in their mobile phones in order to change to an Apple device, despite the resignation of the company's chief executive officer Steve Jobs.New findings from ChangeWave Research have indicated that the departure of the iconic leader of the brand is likely to have little effect on its future success.Looking at the period between September 6th and 12th, the…

Apple iPhone 5 ‘is not the only great option for those who recycle mobiles’

People who recycle their mobile phones over the coming months can look beyond the Apple iPhone 5 as a potential replacement.While there is understandably great excitement about the upcoming release, as experts and consumers eagerly await official details, it does not mean there are no other top launches to look forward to.James Holland, editor at Electricpig.co.uk, explained that the release of the iPhone 5 will…

Drivers invited to recycle mobile phones and switch to Nokias

Motorists will have more reasons than most to recycle mobile phones and switch to a device from Finnish brand Nokia over the coming months and years.That is because the firm has announced it has been able to produce Nokia Car Mode, which will allow its handsets to be used in vehicles.Featuring an optimised user interface specially for drivers, the system will be simple and easy…

Sell mobile for top Christmas ads

People who sell their mobile phones and invest in a new model that is capable of receiving emails and text offers could be in a great position to benefit this Christmas.Jason James, product manager for paid search at Channel Advisor, has suggested that the festive season will be the perfect time for retailers to try out mobile advertising.He noted that while text ads are still…

Trade in mobiles for chance to write new blogs

Budding writers who would like the chance to publish their thoughts to a wider audience might wish to trade in their mobile and invest in an Apple iPhone.That is because Google has announced the launch of its new Blogger app, specially designed for use on the iOS platform.According to the Google Mobile Blog, users will be able to write an article and either publish or…

Trade in mobile for iPhone to enjoy table tennis game

Gamers who trade in their mobiles in favour of buying an iPhone will now be able to enjoy a brand new paddle feature on the device's table tennis game.PingPongSolo Anaglyph 3D has been developed over recent months and sets consumers a unique and exciting challenge.The task is to keep the ball bouncing off the bat for as long as possible using the technology, which reflects…