Mobile phone users switch to high-end devices

Mobile phone recycling could be set to become more popular after analysts reported growing demand for smartphones in the UK.According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, more than four out of ten people in Britain own one of these gadgets, Total Telecom reports.Android-based handsets were said to be especially popular, with nearly half of all smartphone owners favouring this particular operating system.This put it ahead of rivals…

Sell mobiles for bargain dining in London

Londoners should sell mobile phones and switch to either an Apple iPhone or an Android model if they are to take advantage of a brand new app.Background has created iVoucher, which is a tool devised to offer a series of great deals for meals at the capital's restaurants and was launched last week.Josephine Boyd, commercial director at developer iVoucher, said eateries are in control of…

Could London Olympics provide the perfect chance to trade in mobiles?

People in the UK thinking of trading in their mobile phones and upgrading to a superior model might find that the run-up to next year's Olympics is their ideal opportunity to do so.With the Games due to come to London in 2012, one expert has suggested that the country's network will benefit as a result.Steve Reynolds, president of the Mobile Data Association, said the sporting…

Growing internet use may lead to more mobile recycling

More mobile recycling could be taking place as those without a handset offering internet access switch to one that does.A report from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that 45 per cent of internet users have now used a mobile phone to get online, with six million having done so for the first time in the past year.This trend has become particularly prevalent among…

Trade in mobiles for new Sony Ericsson device

Sony Ericsson has declared the latest model in its Experia range to be the "fastest entertainment experience" it has yet produced.Those looking to trade in an old mobile and replace it with a new device offering the latest features might find the Experia arc S to be what they are looking for.Sony has said it comes with 3D sweep panorama technology and access to the…

Apple iPad ‘is premier tablet option for those recycling mobiles’

People recycling mobile phones in order to invest in a tablet device are likely to find there is nothing on the market that can live with the Apple iPad.Will Findlater, editor of Stuff magazine, said that the US manufacturer has a "stranglehold" on the tablet market.This is the result of having both the best hardware and the finest software currently available to any firm.He went…

Trade in mobiles for newly updated Samsung phones

Consumers can trade in mobile phones over the coming weeks and months in order to switch to a Samsung model that has been newly updated.The technology giant has revealed that its Galaxy range has received an overhaul, with four brand new handsets added.Its Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy W, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro will all be available to Britons and could be an attractive…