Trade in mobile to join Apple revolution

British consumers may decide they would like to trade in a mobile phone now in order to join the Apple revolution, which moved forward again this week when the manufacturer launched its iPad 2.According to eMarketer, total iPad sales in 2011 will hit 34 million, giving the firm a 78 per cent global market share in the tablet sector.And it is not only Apple that…

Launch of iPad 2 creates a choice for mobile phone users

A number of consumers may today (March 3rd) be considering the possibility of trading in their mobile in order to switch to the Apple iPad 2, which was launched last night.US manufacturer Apple has confirmed the model will become a reality, offering people a brand new tablet option.The iPad 2 is said to feature a revolutionary design that is 33 per cent thinner than the…

Businesses could trade in mobiles to increase flexibility

Firms in the UK that decide to trade in their mobile phones and switch to a set of newer models may find they benefit from increased flexibility.Martin Lyne, director of small and medium-sized enterprises at T-Mobile, notes a wider range of working practices is something many companies now desire.Indeed, he suggests the typical nine-to-five day has come to an end and in its place is…

Dog owners ‘have plenty to gain from mobile trade in’

Dog owners – and even those who simply walk a canine friend for somebody else – could have plenty to gain should they trade in their mobile and use the chance to invest in an iPhone.Bob Tedeschi, writing for the New York Times, explains there is a plethora of apps designed for animal lovers.There are titles devised for enjoyment – such as Squeaky Fun Time…

Trade in mobile to get hands on Lee Westwood app

Fans of golf – and, in particular, Lee Westwood – might have been given the perfect reason to trade in their mobile and switch to an Apple iPhone.The Worksop-born player has released his own official app in conjunction with developer Athlete Factor.It will feature news, views and videos from Westwood, including his view on tournaments and matches he is taking part in.Westwood said: "This is…

Free paper bills for mobile phone customers come to an end

Mobile phone users in the UK will have to go without a paper bill each month or face a financial penalty, it has been announced.Research by uSwitch.com shows T-Mobile is to become the last network to stop dishing out invoices by post free of charge.Instead, it will charge the one-in-five of its customers who still receive a paper bill an extra £1 for the privilege.The…

T-Mobile deal may tempt businesses to trade in mobiles

British businesses may find an attractive offer from T-Mobile puts them in a position where they are able to trade in mobile phones.The network has launched four new deals specially for its commercial customers, including a six-month plan that allows firms to take advantage of a free line to contacts.Research by the company found many organisations desire shorter-term phone contracts, as this matches the fast-paced…

Money for used phones could fund investment in mobile augmented reality

People may be wise to take money for their used phones over the coming months and years in order to keep up with the latest technology.According to a new report by Juniper Research, this could be based upon the increasing dependence upon mobile augmented reality (AR) technology in the industry.Indeed, it predicts some 1.4 billion annual downloads using the element will be made by 2015…