Mobile broadband may be major incentive to sell used phones

An increasing number of people could be selling used phones in order to sign up for the latest mobile broadband offerings.According to statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the take-up of the technology is becoming more widespread.In 2010, some half a billion consumers around the world had invested in a wireless broadband connection, up by ten per cent on June of the…

Moto X app could tempt mobile phone users to invest in a Nokia

Following the release of the Nokia N9 earlier this week, mobile phone users around the country may be planning to trade in their device in favour of the new model.One of the first questions that could come to mind upon picking up the handset is what apps to download and how to customise it.Of course, many Nokia classics – such as Angry Birds – are…

Mobile recycling users could look for Facebook in replacement

Consumers who recycle a mobile phone may wish to prioritise access to social networking site Facebook when it comes to choosing a replacement device.New research by YouGov has uncovered the popularity of the portal and how frequently it is accessed by users.As such, investing in an iPhone and viewing Facebook through its official app or selecting a model with strong internet browsing qualities could be…

Drivers could benefit from selling mobile and switching to Nokia N9

Those who spend plenty of time at the wheel might have the most to gain from selling their mobile phones and snapping up a new Nokia N9 handset.Matthias Mohlig, leader of the research and development for Drive, told Nokia Conversations that plenty of attention was paid to the needs of motorists.He explained that the provision of navigation aids on the mobile is extensive and is…

Technology upgrade could incentivise mobile trade in

A significant upgrade to technology that powers mobile broadband in the UK could make it worthwhile for consumers to trade in used phones and switch to newer models.Ofcom has approved plans for operators in the country to trade the rights to the radio spectrum they hold – a move that is expected to trigger an increase in the network capacity.As a result, Britons should soon…

Photo fans could sell mobiles for Nokia N9

The new Nokia N9 could tempt some consumers into selling their mobile phones and using the cash to purchase the device.One particular attraction of the Finnish brand's latest handset is its eight-megapixel camera, which has received praise from one expert.Jen Wilkes, product manager at the company, told Nokia Conversations that the phone's camera has many advantages over similar tools on other models.For example, it has…

Businesses can benefit from trading in mobiles in favour of smartphones

Companies around the UK could find that trading in mobiles and switching to smartphones triggers a number of benefits, both for them and their staff.Heather McLean, editor of Smart Gorillas, explained that such devices now have a "massive impact" on the way the country works.In recent times, smartphones have moved from being a luxury to a popular option that has been tailored for use in…

Apps may be major consideration when selling mobile phone

Selling a mobile phone can lead to an important decision – which device to choose as the perfect replacement.One factor that could be increasingly important to people in this situation is the presence of apps and various brands' offering of them.According to the latest Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) figures, produced in conjunction with comScore, millions of people in the UK are using apps every…