Mobile phones ‘should be tailored for older people’

Telecommunications companies are potentially missing out on millions of pounds by failing to provide a mobile phone that is suitable for older people.Richard Cappin of DialToSave.co.uk explained any firm that taps into demand from 'Silver Surfers' could have a hit on its hands.He said smartphones are typically aimed at "tech-savvy youngsters", despite an increasing interest in these products from the older generations."The demand for an…

Sell mobile for chance to own “very nice” iPad 2

Britons who sell mobile devices over the coming weeks and months may find they have a gap in their lives for an iPad 2, which has been described as "very nice" by an expert.Apple launched the model at a special ceremony in California on Wednesday (March 2nd) and it has already caught the eye of Jeremy Horwitz, editor-in-chief of iLounge.The expert admitted the lack of…

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…