Carphone Warehouse deal may be inspiration for mobile trade ins

A huge number of consumers might decide to trade in their mobile phones after learning of a new deal launched by Carphone Warehouse.The mobile retailer is giving users the chance to be the first in the UK to sign up to an unlimited data contract from as little as £12 a month.Its Never Pay for the Internet tariff will be based on the connectivity provided…

Entertainment ‘to become greater priority for mobile phone sellers’

Mobile entertainment will increasingly be on the minds of those who sell used phones in order to snap up one of the latest models, if a new study is to be believed.Juniper Research found the entertainment content and services market is set to grow by 15 per cent this year, despite the ongoing economic uncertainty.It means the sector will be worth $38.4 billion (£23.6 billion)…

Battery life may be vital when trading in mobile phones

Those who choose to trade in mobile phones in favour of a brand new device may increasingly be looking at the battery life of any potential replacement.Ian, author of a piece for Nokia Conversations, explains the Finnish brand has set up a poll on its Facebook page asking users what their most important feature of a handset is.Respondents are asked to pick their ultimate function…

New HTC Desire S available on Three

Consumers who trade mobile phones might be tempted by the HTC Desire S when it comes to looking for a replacement.The good news for such users is that the model is now being stocked by Three, both in store and via its website.Featuring Android 2.3, a five-megapixel camera, the latest video recording technology and a 1Ghz processor, the phone is the successor to the award-winning…

Could new colour for Nokia N8 inspire mobile trade ins?

People who would trade in their mobile phone and switch to a Nokia N8 if the device was released in a new colour have a chance to have their say on the matter.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, is organising a poll to determine what is the preferred shade for the model among consumers.He noted it is already available in black, silver, orange, green…

Orange deal may persuade firms to sell mobiles

Firms around the country may be more tempted than ever to sell their mobile phones and invest in new products on offer from Orange.That is because the network has launched its new Business Everywhere service that makes it easier for workers to connect to the internet via their handset.Companies simply select how much data allowance they require each month and are placed on a payment…

New app may inspire Nokia fans to trade in mobiles

People who want to get their hands on the latest Nokia app may choose to trade in their mobile phones and switch to one of the Finnish brand's devices.Adam, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains Nokia Sleeping Screen is a tool that has both style and practical benefits.He suggests the first impression many get of it is that it is a simple app…

Recycling mobile can lead consumers to new Google Maps

One of the benefits of recycling a mobile phone at the moment may be the opportunity to get one's hands on the new Google Maps 5.3 for Android, which was released earlier this week.Kenneth Leftin, a software engineer on the Google Maps for Mobile team and author of the latest Google Mobile Blog, said there are several changes from the previous incarnation of the tool.He…