Mobile phone customers ‘worry about using broadband abroad’

A significant portion of people who own a mobile phone say they are worried about the cost of using their internet services when overseas.Research by the European Commission found some 72 per cent of individuals limit what they use when abroad because of high charges.Meanwhile, only 19 per cent of consumers feel the current tariffs for using mobile broadband in another country are fair.Neelie Kroes,…

Trade in mobile for top music technology

Music fans may wish to trade in their mobile phone and upgrade to a device capable of playing all the latest tunes to a high standard.Tim Green, executive editor of Mobile Entertainment, says there is a "mutually beneficial" relationship in place between the music industry and mobile operators.The result of this may be the provision of high-class technology for users to take advantage of when…

Sell mobile for chance to own world’s first 3D smartphone

Phone consumers have a unique opportunity to own the world's first 3D smartphone, but they may have to sell their existing mobile first.Three has announced it is to add the LG Optimus 3D to its range, providing for the first time a handset that will allow 3D videos to be watched on a device.This will be done on its 4.3-inch touchscreen and the model is…

Mobile trade in can lead users to Sony Ericsson Xperia Play deal with Three

People who trade in their mobile phones now have the option of investing in the first certified PlayStation handset as a replacement.The network Three has confirmed it will be adding the long-awaited Sony Ericsson Xperia Play device to its portfolio in April.It is said to have been designed with gamers in mind, ensuring the best technology and functionality for enjoying the latest titles.The model also…

Could consumers soon trade-in mobile for Samsung Galaxy Tab with Vodafone?

The prospect of Vodafone customers being able to trade-in their mobile phone and upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 appeared to move closer to reality this week, says an expert.Stuart Dredge, writing for CNET UK, explains a post on the company's official Facebook page hints it is about to add the model to its portfolio.Vodafone used the social networking site to add a link…

Selling mobile may be best way to take advantage of new Nokia partnership

Nokia's decision to enter a partnership agreement with Microsoft could persuade thousands of people to sell mobile phones in a bid to enjoy the new technology provided by the duo.And that will be a wise move if the predictions of one expert turn out to be accurate.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, explains there are plenty of advantages to the teaming of the two…

Mobile trade-ins could rise on back of Nokia-Microsoft deal

Nokia could be behind a surge in the uptake of phones around the world, including for those who have chosen to trade-in their old mobiles.Phil, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, says the decision of the Finnish brand and computer giant Microsoft to team up is one that creates plenty of opportunities.One of these, he notes, is the potential for many of the planet's…

Sellers of mobile phones can choose new tablets from Three

People who choose to sell their mobile phones for money with Mazuma can put the funds towards investing in one of three new tablet devices available from the network Three if they so wish.The company has announced it will stock the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Commtiva N700 and Dell Inspiron Duo – each of which will be available on its £25 monthly deal.David Kerrigan, head of…