Samsung ‘set for dominance of mobile phones market’

People planning to trade in mobiles and switch to one of the newest and most popular models should consider a Samsung.That is because the company is now in the hunt to become the world's top manufacturer, according to the latest figures from ABI Research.The organisation found that the brand enjoyed a highly successful second quarter of 2011, shipping 19 million smartphones in that time.Such a…

Sell mobiles to keep up with BBC shows from abroad

People who cannot bear to miss their favourite television shows while on holiday could sell their mobiles and switch to an Apple iPad.That is because the BBC has launched an app for its iPlayer service that will work abroad on the device.For a monthly subscription fee, iPad owners will be able to access all of the corporation's latest programmes as well as classic episodes from…

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…