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…

Turning control may tempt mobile phone users to choose Nokia

Mobile phone users – including those who are trading in devices in order to upgrade to a newer model – could be excited by details of the turning control function on Nokia handsets.Adam, writing for Nokia Conversations, explained the feature can be found on most of the Finnish brand's devices.It allows users to perform various functions of their choice by setting the control to carry…

Nokia Astound and E73 ‘can help customers beat mobile phone signal problems

Consumers who suffer from a lack of signal when it comes to using their mobile phone might like to switch to a Nokia model.Jason, writing for Nokia Conversations, explained there are a number of costly technologies that can improve signal strength, but these tend to be beyond the budgets of most people.However, splashing out on a Nokia E73 or Astound handset when next upgrading is…

Sell mobile to enjoy LinkedIn fun with Nokia handset

Business users could be at the front of the queue to sell their mobiles in order to switch to a Nokia phone and use the new LinkedIn app.Ian, writing for Nokia Conversations, explained the firm has released the brand new tool that allows businesspeople to use their handsets as an alternative social network.Available for free on Ovi Store, LinkedIn works with all Symbian-powered mobiles and…