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…

Sell used phones and switch to Nokia for great holiday planning

Consumers who choose to sell their mobile phones ahead of the holiday season might find they are in a great position to plan their trips.That is because, presuming they upgrade to a suitable model, Ovi Maps could be considered a useful tool in preparing for a break.It is a view that was recently expressed by Jason, writing for Nokia Conversations, who explained that the feature…

Plan perfect picnic after trading in mobile

Britons who trade in mobile phones this spring and summer could find it easier to enjoy one of life's simple pleasures – a picnic.That is if they switch to an Apple iPhone, which is now supporting a brand new app from Country Life.The butter manufacturer has launched the tool to provide hints and tips on idyllic spots for a snack around the UK and what…

Trade in mobiles now for switch to new Nokia platform

Nokia's new operating system – Symbian Anna – is now available to consumers who trade in mobiles in order to switch to a handset running on the platform.It may be particularly attractive to those who have enjoyed previous Symbian technology, which is used for many Nokia devices.Phil, author of a piece for Nokia Conversations, has published a guide to the first two models that have…

Mobile phone users offered security advice

Users of mobile phones have been warned to be aware of the information contained within their device.Con Mallon, director of regional product marketing at Norton, explained there can often be as many details about a consumer on a phone as there is on their computer.He suggested that his current handset arguably reveals as much about him as his laptop did just a few years ago.The…

More people could be selling mobiles for improved banking technology

Mobile banking has emerged as a potential incentive for consumers to sell used phones in favour of a brand new model.Research by comScore has found that there has been a 15.4 per cent rise in the number of people in Europe using their handset to access financial information since August 2010.Indeed, the surge in numbers is even greater among smartphone owners, with this demographic reporting…