BlackBerry Bold 9780 may inspire people to sell mobiles

A number of Britons might find they wish to sell mobile phones and invest in the BlackBerry Bold 9780 after being reminded of its capabilities.Research in Motion (RIM), which creates the brand's models, has revealed it is launching a special Vietnamese version of the device only for sale in the country.While some aspects of the model have been altered to suit the new audience, including…

Sell mobile phone and switch to Orange for holiday deals

Selling a mobile phone and switching to Orange could be a good idea for those who want to reduce the amount of money they spend on their data use abroad, after the company announced a new browsing bundle.The organisation recently launched the new European Union mobile internet browsing bundle, offering those on pay monthly, small business and dongle contracts the chance to use 30Mb for…

Phone users offered chance to shop at Sainsbury’s via mobiles

People might like to trade in their mobile phones and switch to a new device before taking advantage of a tool launched this week by Sainsbury's.The retailer has confirmed it has created a special online service specifically for mobile users in order to browse products and make purchases.Click & Collect allows consumers to place an order for items from the store by 14:00 BST and…

Social networks may be vital consideration when recycling mobile phones

Many people are happy to recycle mobile phones when they switch to a new and hi-tech device that performs all of their most valued functions.But it is important to ensure that any potential handset does indeed work in the way that a consumer hopes, which could include offering access to social networks.According to new figures from ABI Research, some 73 per cent of mobile users…

Cash for phones could be tempting after BBC survey

Consumers could be tempted to take cash for phones upon the conclusion of an upcoming survey by the BBC.The broadcaster is to begin research into the state of mobile phone coverage around the UK and will publish its results at a later date.It will find areas where 2G and 3G services work well and not so well, giving mobile users the chance to assess an…

Web browsing may be crucial factor when trading in mobiles

One of the greatest reasons to trade in a mobile phone and switch to a newer device is to improve access to top web browsing technology.That is because, in the opinion of one expert at least, enjoying the internet via a mobile is becoming an increasingly popular option.Rob Thurner, mobile consultant and digital trainer at the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, explained handsets are…

Mobile trade in could help those who drive overseas

People who spend a lot of time driving overseas, whether for work or leisure, could find they have plenty to gain from trading in their mobile phone and switching to a device that supports Google Maps.That is because the search engine has confirmed routes and layouts of some 13 extra countries have now been added to the tool, according to the Google Mobile Blog.Among the…

Spotify may be an attraction to mobile phone users

The possibility of downloading Spotify for a mobile may persuade many users to sell used phones and switch to a device capable of hosting the music player.With Spotify teaming up with Motorola as it prepares to launch in the US, its ten million European consumers could be among those who would like the feature on their phones.The two companies have announced they will undertake a…