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…

O2 incentives may tempt users to sell mobile phones

Once consumers learn of the deals on offer from O2, many may be tempted to sell mobile phones and sign up for a model from the operator.That is because the company has confirmed the launch of its Priority Moments scheme, which will offer customers the chance to take advantage of great offers from the high street simply by using their mobile.O2 has teamed up with…

Foodies in London given reason to trade in mobile phones

Food lovers who live or spend a lot of time in London may have been given the perfect incentive to trade in their mobile phones and switch to a smartphone.London on a Plate is a new app that offers tips, guides and reviews on a host of eateries across the capital, making it the essential dining partner.Enthusiasts who would like to cook their favourite dishes…

Sony tablets may inspire app fans to sell used phones

Consumers who love to download the latest apps to their mobile may wish to sell used phones and switch to one of Sony's upcoming tablet devices.That is because the electronics firm has teamed up with Adobe Systems Incorporated to promote the development of high-class Android apps.The Adobe AIR App Challenge Sponsored by Sony will incentivise the creation of mobile tools, with a $200,000 (£124,000) cash…

Cash for phones can be useful prior to holiday season

Holidaymakers looking forward to their overseas breaks this summer may have to weigh up whether to take cash for phones now or to keep their existing device for the duration of their time away.Jonathan Morris, editor of What Mobile, has explained that some companies will offer an incentive to sign up with them.He said that while it may be tempting to agree to a deal…

Shoppers could enjoy bargains after taking cash for phones

A new series of features available on the Google Shopper tool could inspire those who love a spot of retail therapy to take cash for phones and reinvest in a newer model.The Google Mobile Blog has confirmed that the popular app, which helps consumers to hunt down the best deals on a range of products, has undergone a significant update.For example, it now includes a…

Silicon shipments indicate tablets may be reason to sell mobile phones

The rise of tablet devices – such as the Apple iPad 2 – could be responsible for more people selling their mobile phones in order to switch to one of the models.According to new figures from In-Stat, the amount of silicon due to be shipped in order to make tablets over the coming years is predicted to surge.It found that the material will be worth…