Colourful mobiles may tempt users to sell used phones

Sellers of used phones could aim to select a colourful model as its replacement, if the results of new research is accurate.Nokia Conversations has revealed statistics taken from a recent poll organised by Cint, which found that many people around the world want more than a black handset.It suggested that sticking only to black mobiles can be "quite boring", but a range of shades can…

Windows Phone 7 may be “incredibly popular” with those selling mobiles

People who sell mobiles and then start the hunt for a replacement device may increasingly be turning to Windows Phone 7-based handsets.Ashley Highfield, Microsoft UK's managing director of consumer and online, explained the operating system has performed well since it was launched.He noted that a number of surveys have concluded that Windows Phone 7 customers are satisfied with the experience the platform offers.The expert went…

Sell mobile and enjoy easy bookings

One of the benefits of selling mobiles and switching to a top-of-the-range smartphone is the ability to make reservations and bookings at the touch of a button.Andris Berzins, chief marketing officer at Livebookings, said it is becoming increasingly common to secure tables at restaurants via a handset.He suggested this is "much easier" for consumers than other, more traditional methods, while he also noted that seven…

Sell mobiles for cheap calls to foreign countries

Britons who like to call friends or family in various parts of the world have plenty to gain from selling mobiles and investing in a new device with O2.That is because the network has launched its new International Extras scheme, designed to provide value-for-money when phoning seven nations.The countries in question have been named as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Nigeria, Iraq, Bulgaria and Sri Lanka."Our portfolio…

Mobile trade in can lead to enhanced shopping options

People who trade in a mobile phone and switch to one of the latest smartphones or tablet devices may find they use their new handset for shopping purposes.According to research by JiWire, some 79 per cent of individuals who use their model on the go are comfortable making purchases with it.Being away from home or a workplace is becoming increasingly common, so splashing out on…

Computer users ‘can still trade in mobile and switch to smartphone’

Those who rely on a personal computer or laptop have received advice that could tempt them to trade in their mobiles in order to add a smartphone or tablet to their technology portfolio.Roddy McLean, marketing director at Crucial.com, explained the newer devices on the market are unlikely to ever replace the role of computers.He suggested there will be a place for both forms of technology…

Sell mobile and invest in iPhone for NHS advice

People who sell mobiles in order to raise funds that can be used to purchase an Apple iPhone will find top medical advice is soon at their fingertips.The US manufacturer has confirmed that an NHS Direct app – designed and developed by Mobikats – is now available online.It features a tool that allows users to answer a number of questions before being given specialist tips…

Sell mobile for iPhone apps

The vast provision of top-quality apps available to users of Apple iPhones may tempt some people to sell mobiles in favour of switching to the handset.US manufacturer Apple has now confirmed its revolutionary iWork tools are available to those with the device, as well as the iPod touch and iPad.Keynote, Pages and Numbers can all be downloaded and enjoyed by those using their phone at…