Twitter provides a reason to sell mobiles

Social networkers may find that selling mobile phones in order to switch to a smartphone that supports their chosen portal is a good move.In particular, investing in a handset that provides access to Twitter could be wise, especially among those who speak different languages.That is because the website has used its official blog to announce that it is to start accepting tweets in five more…

Social media may be greatest incentive to sell mobiles

The take off of social media sites – such as Facebook and Twitter – among Britons may have led many to sell mobile phones in order to upgrade to a device capable of hosting the portals.New research by InSites Consulting has found that some 72 per cent of the UK's population now use such sites.This means there are 37 million Britons with a social media…

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…