Plan mobile trade in ahead of pre-orders

Consumers can now pre-order two of the most sought-after upcoming handsets, so some may like to plan to trade in their used phones now in order to fund a purchase.Stuart Dredge, writing for CNET UK, explains Play.com is now taking reservations for the LG Optimus 3D and the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.The former is the first 3D mobile on the market and retails for £514.99,…

Mobile phone users may use Facebook cull to improve mood

People who use Facebook on their mobile phones have been offered some tips on how to ensure they are never stressed out by the social networking portal.Research by Edinburgh Napier University found a large number of friends can lead to a bad mood – so the first step many consumers may like to take is to cull any unrequired contacts from their database."An overwhelming majority…

Consumers may have to trade in mobiles to keep up with retail revolution

The internet has a good chance of becoming the UK's premier retail hub – and those who wish to keep up may find they have to trade in their mobile and switch to a device with hi-tech web browsing facilities.Jonathan Bowers, communications director at UKFast, explains the rollout of super-fast broadband will have a significant impact on online shopping.Indeed, the internet may even become the…

Businesses ‘should invest in new mobiles for VoIP technology’

UK businesses are set to splash out on mobile phones with voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology in the coming years.That is the view of Norm Bogen, vice-president of digital entertainment research at In-Stat, who says the concept is "growing rapidly" among companies.He notes the technology relies on Wi-Fi, over which it works to provide services to cell phone users."The vast majority of internet protocol…

Consumers could plan mobile trade in ahead of ‘new hi-tech Apple products’

Britons who would like to invest in one of the next Apple models to come onto the market may be wise to consider trading in their mobile phones beforehand.Stuart Dredge, writing for CNET UK, explains those who end up with either the iPhone 5 or iPad 2 will enjoy some of the latest technology around.He notes patents reveal what the manufacturer has planned for the…

Trade in mobile phone for ‘gateway to gaming’

Gaming fanatics who would love a handset that combines the technology and titles of a console with all the standard features of mobiles should trade in their used phones and switch to a new device made by Sony Ericsson.The Xperia PLAY model is said by Graham McAllister, director at Vertical Slice, to be a product that offers users some great gaming experiences.While he admits it…

Sell mobile for money to enjoy best travel apps

Selling a mobile for money and putting the cash towards investing in a "revolutionary" smartphone is one way to enjoy the best travel apps on the market.Francisca Kellett, writing for the Daily Telegraph, explains smartphones have been to the 2000s what the arrival of the internet was to the 1990s.And one of the major benefits of the new devices is the range of associated apps…

Trade in mobile for chance to watch Hollywood blockbusters on iPhone

Film fans who trade in mobile phones over the coming weeks may find an upgrade to an Apple iPhone is the perfect option for them, as it now offers the potential to catch some of the latest movies via a new app.Warner Bros has announced it is launching App Editions, which will provide top productions to mobile users at the click of a button.The first…