Cash for phones could pay for Facebook fans to snap up iPads

Facebook fans might wish to look into taking cash for phones and upgrading to an Apple iPad over the coming weeks, as the social network's official app for the portal seemingly edges closer.According to the latest reports, a blogger has claimed to have uncovered the Facebook app for the tablet device.Writing for technology site TechCrunch, the author suggested that details of the tool were located…

Consumers could trade in mobiles to deal with stress

Trading in mobiles and upgrading to the latest smartphones may be one way to deal with rising stress levels.According to the Daily Mail, the US' returning war heroes have been using apps to help in their battles against post-traumatic stress disorder.Meg Krause, a staff seargent, told how she had initially been sceptical about the role smartphone apps could play in recovery but has now been…

Older people may be interested in selling mobile phones

The prospect of selling mobile phones for cash may be one that many older people have not yet considered.But it is an option that will bring them one step closer to joining a significant group of ageing broadband users, should they reinvest the money in a device that offers internet access.Edd Dawson, editor of broadband.co.uk, said there is now a "huge number" of pensioners using…

Holidaymakers could trade in mobiles ahead of foreign breaks

A number of people may decide to trade in their mobile phones ahead of going on foreign holidays this summer.New research by Brocade has found that 95 per cent of vacationers now take at least one internet-enabled device – such as a smartphone – with them on their travels.One-in-two Britons now also demand daily access to the web, even while they are abroad.This could make…

City traders invited to keep up with news by trading in mobiles

That is because TD Waterhouse has launched a brand new app just for users of the revolutionary model.The TD Trading App is free to download from the App Store and is said to be ideal for both investors and traders.Darren Hepworth, trading and customer services director at the company, said: "The TD Trading App instantly and securely connects both our traders and our investors to…

HTML5 may inspire people to sell mobile phones

People could increasingly sell mobile phones in order to upgrade to devices with HTML5 browsers.According to ABI Research, the number of models in the world offering the technology is due to grow from 109 million in 2010 to some 2.1 billion by the end of 2016.The analyst organisation found that claims of HTML5 not being ready until 2020 are false, as there are already 25…

Recycling mobile phones can trigger financial benefits

While many may consider the money received for recycling mobile phones to be the end of the financial incentives to do so, this may not be the case.In recent weeks, a number of financial apps have been launched specifically for the revolutionary Apple iPhone.For example, IFA Life launched its tool packed with hints and tips for people to make their money work for them, while…

AT&T mobiles may appeal to sellers of used phones

The mobiles on offer from AT&T may have become more attractive to those who have sold used phones, after it was revealed that they now include Nexus S technology.According to the Google Mobile Blog, the "Google experience" has been available to consumers with devices powered by T-Mobile, Sprint and Samsung for some time.But now AT&T mobile users will be able to enjoy the benefits of…