Recycle mobile phones to take advantage of ‘excellent UK market’

British consumers who recycle a mobile phone put themselves in a strong position to choose a replacement device from the large and varied range on offer in the UK.Indeed, Lisa Gade, editor-in-chief of Mobiletechreview.com, has spoken of the envy she feels as a US resident when looking at the large selection of handsets that are released in Britain before they hit the States.She listed the…

Users could trade in mobiles for new payment options

An increasing number of people could be set to trade in mobile phones in order to invest in devices that offer them the potential to use the latest payment technology.Mobile payment is set to become available to 141.1 million people across the world by the end of 2011, according to the latest research from Gartner.This will be a 38.2 per cent hike on the number…

Smartphones could be main reason to recycle mobiles

People looking to recycle standard mobile phones may increasingly be doing so in order to make the change to a hi-tech smartphone.According to new findings from Juniper Research, shipments of smartphones are set to rocket over the coming years.It is predicted that the total number sent around the world will hit one billion a year by 2016, up from the 2010 total of 302 million.Daniel…

Trade in mobile for access to new Google Maps feature

People who trade in their mobile phones in order to switch to one of the market's latest devices should be able to access the brand new tools on offer from Google Maps.According to the Google Mobile Blog, version 5.0 of the app – which works on all Android models – now allows users to explore the streets of some of the world's most famous cities…

Consumers can sell mobiles and switch to Nokia Windows Phone 7 this year

People have been assured they should be able to sell a mobile phone and put the money towards a device that runs on the Nokia Windows Phone 7 operating system by the end of this year.Richard Goodwin, features editor at Know Your Mobile, suggested the eagerly-anticipated platform will soon be available.He noted that within the next 12 months, a total of 12 mobile phones using…

Record iPhone popularity may be fuelling mobile trade ins

A huge number of people could be trading in their mobiles in order to snap up an Apple iPhone, after the US manufacturer revealed record sales figures for its iconic device.During the quarter to June 25th, some 20.34 million iPhones were sold, a figure that is 142 per cent higher than in the same three-month spell a year earlier.Apple has also told how its revolutionary…

Catch Sky News after trading in mobile for iPhone

Consumers who want to make use of the new Sky Go app may be interested in selling their mobile phone and purchasing an iPhone, after the program was added to the Apple App Store.According to reports, the application means users can watch and record Sky television on the handset no matter where they are, as well as pause and rewind live broadcasts.The app is only…

Cash for phones could help with shopping sprees

People who take cash for phones and invest in a newer device could put the money gained from the sale of their old model to good use by enjoying a shopping spree.And the best news of all may be that they can use their newly-acquired mobile to locate and purchase goods from a variety of high street stores.New figures from the British Retail Consortium show…