Trading in mobiles could be worthwhile in countryside

Britons living in some of the country's most rural spots could soon have a huge incentive to trade in mobile phones and upgrade to a device that supports broadband.That is because, according to Eclipse Internet director Clodagh Murphy, significant strides are being made in the industry to provide the countryside with a super-fast service.She noted that the product only has to be mentioned for the…

Trade in mobile to enjoy new Nokia look

People who trade in mobile phones over the coming weeks and months and switch to a Nokia model in their place will find they are in a position to enjoy the company's rebranding.The firm's chief marketing officer Jerri DeVard told Nokia Conversations that a transition is underway at the Finnish technology provider and it is expected to run into 2012.As part of the work, many…

Check-in technology could be important when selling mobiles

People who sell mobile phones and plan an upgrade could increasingly be looking towards check-in technology when choosing their replacement device.That is because almost one-in-five people now use the check-in function on their handsets, according to the latest research from comScore.Of those, 70 per cent use an Android or Apple model to do so, perhaps highlighting these as the best phones to switch to.In the…

WhatsApp may tempt mobile phone sellers to switch to Nokia

When selling a mobile phone, the apps on offer from various brands may be a key consideration in deciding upon a replacement.For those who want to avoid costly text messages, Nokia is surely one of the most attractive options, thanks to the new WhatsApp tool.Jason, writing for Nokia Conversations, explained the feature is a revolutionary communication portal.Users can send messages to friends and, if the…

Trading in mobile for tablet could make up for reluctance to buy new comput

The reluctance within the UK to replace computers could be mitigated by a desire to trade in mobile phones in favour of tablet devices.Roddy McLean, marketing director at Crucial.com, suggested his firm conducted research that found 53 per cent of people expect their PCs to last "much longer" than three years.As such, many are not prepared to replace them any sooner, or at least on…

Nokia mobiles may be reason to sell used phones

Selling used phones will free up space in a consumer's life for a new mobile, such as one of those offered by Nokia.The Finnish brand has arguably reiterated its quality by providing a custom-made Ovi Store for customers with Orange France and Deutsche Telekom.It may be seen as a reminder of the success of a portal that now offers thousands of apps and receives some…

Trade in mobiles for Android devices for top apps

App fans might be wise to trade in their mobiles in favour of upgrading to Android devices if they are to make the most of the features on the market.Fernando Delgado, product manager of Android apps, writing the latest Google Mobile Blog, explained the brand offers a comprehensive service.He noted it boasts more than 200,000 apps that can be used by owners of some 300…

Holidaymakers ‘have reasons to sell mobiles’

Selling mobiles prior to going on holiday could be a recurring theme around Britain this summer, as more people plan to use their devices while abroad.Research by Frommer's Unlimited has found the number of consumers accessing information about their destination while away has doubled in the last year.This is according to a survey of 1,700 users from around the world, of which 52 per cent…