Mobile trade ins may be especially appealing to Surrey residents

Over the next year or two, people living in the county of Surrey might find they have more reasons than most to trade in their mobile phones.That is because the local authority has revealed plans to ensure the area has 100 per cent coverage when it comes to super-fast broadband.Surrey County Council said it is now inviting companies to bid for the right to install…

Infrared technology may tempt iPhone fans to sell

Consumers who desire an iPhone might decide to sell their current mobiles in order to make way for the revolutionary device, after it was suggested that infrared technology for the product is on the way.Patently Apple has reported that the US manufacturer has applied for protection of its concept, which will see a next-generation camera included in future models equipped with infrared.The US Patent and…

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…