Businesses given another reason to sell mobiles and switch to BlackBerry

Companies operating in a variety of sectors may find that selling their collection of mobiles phones and investing in a set of BlackBerry devices makes perfect sense.As well as the hi-tech nature of the brand's models, links to the latest apps and smart and professional design, the firm is now offering a help service to small businesses.Research in Motion (RIM), which manufacturers BlackBerry products, has…

New Samsung Galaxy Xcover may incentivise mobile phone recycling

Mobile phone recycling in the UK could be boosted over the coming weeks as consumers look to ditch old models in favour of investing in the new Samsung Galaxy Xcover.The manufacturer has confirmed the launch of the handset, which boasts a strong and waterproof design.People can rest assured that this hard-wearing device will be sturdy enough to overcome the majority of bumps, scratches and accidents.Simon…

Huge Apple iPhone sales figures could be boosted by mobile recyclers

People who recycle mobiles in order to invest in an Apple iPhone could make up a significant number of the revolutionary device's sales figures.According to a report by DigiTimes, sources now believe the total amount of iPhones shipped in 2011 will hit 95 million.This is a result of Apple readjusting its predictions for the second half of 2011, which it originally thought would result in…

Trade in mobiles for increasingly popular BlackBerry

When trading in a mobile phone at the current time, one of the most popular options for a replacement may come from the portfolio offered by BlackBerry.Research in Motion (RIM), which is responsible for the manufacture of the brand's devices, has claimed BlackBerry's popularity is on the rise.Patrick Spence, managing director of global sales and regional marketing at RIM, said there has been "great growth"…

New Samsung Galaxy R may provide incentive to trade in mobile phones

Consumers may never have a better reason to trade in their mobile phones than the arrival on the market of the Samsung Galaxy R.The manufacturer has teamed up with Nvidia to launch its latest smartphone, which is configured by the Android 2.3 operating system and also makes use of the latter's Tegra software.Featuring a 4.19-inch touchscreen and a dual-core processor, the device has all the…

Android may be top option among mobile phone recyclers

People who have been recycling mobile phones in order to switch to another device – such as tablets – may have increasingly turned to Android models over recent months.New figures from ABI Research show that the operating system took 20 per cent of the market share away from the Apple iPad when it comes to tablets in the last year.While Apple remains the market leader…

Trade in mobile for new broadband deals from Orange

Consumers who wish to use more internet services on their phones but are worried about how much they are paying for the privilege could trade in mobiles and switch to a handset offered by Orange.That is because the network has refreshed its tariffs for mobile broadband and launched a brand new WiFi product for phones.Customers can choose from small, medium and large deals that are…

Is selling mobiles to invest in smartphones becoming more popular?

New figures suggest that many people could be selling mobiles in order to raise the cash to splash out on a smartphone.Gartner has released figures that show sales of smartphones are on the up, with a 74 per cent rise recorded in the second quarter of 2011 compared with the same time in 2010.These sales made up 25 per cent of the total mobile market,…