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…

Apps may persuade people to take cash for phones

The promise of switching to a mobile provider with a greater range of apps could persuade many people to take cash for phones this summer. That is because the app market is currently booming and cementing its position as one of the most important features of the mobile sector.According to Strategy Analytics, app sales are predicted to climb to almost $2 billion (£1.22 billion) a…

Trade in mobile for iPhone to enjoy new financial app

People who want to enjoy some expert help with their finances could trade in their mobiles in favour of switching to an iPhone.That is because IFA Life has launched a brand new app specially for the revolutionary Apple device, offering tips and guidance on how to use money.Professional independent financial advisers (IFAs) have written the information contained within the app, so its content should be…

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…