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…

Trade in mobile for DIY help

Britons planning to do up their homes over the upcoming bank holiday weekend – or, indeed, at any point in the future – may be wise to trade in their mobile phones.Should they replace their existing handset with an iPhone, access to a brand new DIY app from Black & Decker will be possible.To mark the launch of a new range of high-performance power tools,…

Mobile broadband ‘is a dream for many selling used phones’

Many consumers in the UK – including those selling used phones and switching to a more modern device – dream of having access to mobile broadband.That is the view of Bob Warner, acting chair of the Communications Consumer Panel, who was responding to a report by Ofcom.The industry regulator found that 17 per cent of British households now use mobile broadband and that seven per…

Mobile phone consumers ‘set to use more broadband’

The mobile broadband market is set to continue to grow, largely as a result of increased take-up by those with tablet devices.ABI Research has found that the sector will be worth $36 billion (£21.9 billion) by 2016.Such prominence could persuade many to sell used phones and switch to a new mobile or tablet that supports web browsing and online games and tools.Dan Shey, enterprise practice…