Mobile internet usage may inspire people to sell used phones

The use of mobile internet is higher than ever before, perhaps resulting in some people wondering whether they may be best off selling used phones.Research by Carphone Warehouse has found that while more people are going online via a handset, many believe the cost is too high – something that could be remedied by switching to an alternative tariff and model.Indeed, the number of web…

Are mobile phones the future of public transport?

Regular users of public transport may find they soon benefit from having one of the newest mobile phones on the market, if the UK follows in the footsteps of other nations.Howard Wilcox, author of the latest Juniper Research Blog, said Copenhagen is a good example of what can be achieved with mobile technology.The use of train, bus and subway services in the Danish capital grew…

App fans may trade in mobiles for Nokia devices

Those who love apps and all the latest tools available to mobile users may be wise to consider trading in their phones and switching to a Nokia model.That is because the Finnish brand is now facilitating some five million downloads every day, via its Ovi Store portal.Such figures means the database has grown in popularity by approximately eight times in the last year.Tero Ojanpera, Nokia's…

Stay healthy after selling mobile phone

Consumers around the UK may find selling a mobile phone and investing in a Nokia device is a great move in terms of staying healthy.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, explained there are plenty of advantages to the firm's Ovi Life tools that help those with one eye on fitness.He noted the company is currently trying to roll out the technology even further across…

Businesses may have plenty to gain from trading in mobiles

Firms that trade in mobile phones in favour of tablet devices may have plenty to gain, as they join a growing trend.Research by Techaisle in the US found some 8.87 million tablets are now in use by small and medium-sized businesses in the country.Among the most frequent users of such technology are those in the healthcare and financial sectors, with the iPad said to be…

Trade in mobile for HTC Desire S deal with Orange

Mobile phone users who trade in a model will be able to switch to the HTC Desire S, now that it is being retailed in the UK by Orange.The network is to offer the device in the country for the first time and has made it available on a series of pay monthly tariffs.Described as the newest and most compelling Android handset on the market,…

Augmented reality ‘will be desired by mobile phone users’

Those looking to snap up mobile phones in the future will increasingly prioritise the inclusion of augmented reality technology, in the opinion of one expert.Jon Mew, director of mobile and operations at the Internet Advertising Bureau, said the trend for overlapping real life with mobile operations is only going to grow.He noted the desire to take mobile phones everywhere and at all times of the…

Insurance may be wise investment when selling mobiles

Britons who sell mobile phones and invest in brand new, top-of-the-range models as replacements may be wise to get them insured.Research by uSwitch.com found some 35 million devices in the country have no cover – and with popular handsets such as the iPhone 4 worth over £600 this can be a costly mistake.It noted that policies are widely available both with banks and mobile insurance…