New social messaging service available to BlackBerry mobile phone users

People who choose to trade in their mobile phones and upgrade to a BlackBerry model have been offered a brand new instant messaging service.Research in Motion (RIM) – which produces all of the brand's devices – has confirmed the sixth version of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM6) is now available.It allows consumers who download BBM6-enabled apps to interact with each other from a single portal."BBM6 marks the…

Gamers could benefit from recycling mobile phone

Those who love to play gaming sites and apps may have more to gain than most when it comes to recycling a mobile phone and upgrading to a newer model.According to ABI Research, mobile gaming is a rapidly growing industry that will grow from a reported value of $5 billion (£3.1 billion) this year to $16 billion in 2016.It is suggested by the organisation that…

Trade in mobiles to join smartphone revolution

More people could be trading in mobiles in order to switch to a smartphone, with the latest devices now making up 28 per cent of the world's total shipments.New statistics from IMS Research show that some 420 million smartphones will be created and sent around the globe in 2011.It is predicting that this figure will rise to a billion by 2016, as more affordable smartphones…

OneNote iPhone app may persuade consumers to take cash for phones

People who could benefit from using a Microsoft Word-style tool on the go might be wise to take cash for their phones and switch to the Apple iPhone in order to snap up a new app.The computer firm has confirmed the OneNote app is now available – initially free of charge – and will allow users to access various documents. Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud technology will…

Internet shopping may be one advantage of trading in mobiles

People who would like to shop online could find that trading in mobiles and using the money gained to buy a newer model is one way to go about it.Buying goods via the internet can be considered both convenient and more cost-effective than shopping in stores, so may be a popular option among Britons.New research by the Co-operative Electrical, published by the Guardian, has shown…

Sell mobile ahead of Mango release

Consumers might be interested in selling their mobiles phones in the run-up to the release of a brand new operating system.According to Nokia Conversations, Microsoft has signed off the new Mango platform for manufacture, meaning it can now be put into production.It is the latest Windows Phone operating system and will be used by Finnish brand Nokia when it comes to creating some of its…

Recycle mobile phones to boost cash flow

People have been advised by an expert that recycling mobile phones is one way to overcome a lack of cash at any particular moment.Ed Bowsher, head of consumer finance at lovemoney.com, explained there is no need for Britons to go without money.He said there are plenty of ways to top up an income and went on to suggest activities such as dog walking, which can…

Facebook phone could be reason to recycle mobiles

Recycling mobiles in order to create a space for the new Facebook phone may be an exciting prospect for social networking fans.Vodafone has today (July 27th) announced the launch of the first handset designed with the popular website in mind.The Vodafone 555 Blue has been created as part of a partnership with Facebook and it is the social networking experience that is at the heart…