Apple iPads may be future for people who trade-in mobiles

Britons who trade-in their mobile phones over the coming months and years may find they wish to switch from a traditional handset to one of the latest tablet devices.Stuart Dredge, writing a piece for CNET UK, explains there are big plans in place for the future of Apple's premier tablet, the iPad.He notes rumours are already spilling out relating to the potential for an iPad…

Foreign visitors may like to trade-in mobile for iPhone

Trading-in a mobile and switching to an Apple iPhone might be considered a shrewd move by many consumers, especially those who spend a lot of time abroad.That is because Wenzhang Zhu, author of the latest Google Mobile blog, has told how the search engine has released an updated app just for the model.Google Translate for the iPhone enables users to check how to say a…

People could trade in mobiles for the HP Palm

Technology giant Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) new foray into the tablet market could spur some people on to trade in mobiles for the company's Palm unit, although it faces fierce competition from the likes of industry stalwart Apple.Analysts apparently believe the Palm software platform is well designed, but expert Michael Holt of Morningstar told Reuters that, while he is confident HP will bring out a good product,…

Nokia E7 could inspire used mobile phone recycling

The Nokia E7 handset, which comes with a tilting four-inch ClearBlack display and full qwerty keyboard, could result in an influx of people wanting to trade in mobiles.It is due to arrive in stores in select markets this week (February 7th) and it is likely consumers will be keen to road-test the eight megapixel camera, the built-in VPN and the USB-On-The-Go function for themselves.But that's…

Will professionals trade in mobiles to purchase iPhones?

Professionals around the world may soon be looking into mobile phone recycling and swapping their BlackBerrys for iPhones, with Apple products apparently gaining traction fast in the business world.According to the Wall Street Journal, several companies have trialled the use of iPads and iPhones in favour of BlackBerrys.What's more, technology analyst Chris Whitmore of Deutsche Bank issued a research note comparing the functions of both for…

Vodafone launches first Android 2.3 mobile phone

People may be tempted to trade in mobile phones after hearing that Vodafone is to launch the first handset with the Android 2.3 operating system.The Google Nexus S was released at the end of last year but was only available through certain stockists, Techradar reports.Now, however, the device can be bought through one of the UK's largest networks, although a date for release and a…

Recycle old mobiles for the PlayStation Phone?

People may be sorely tempted to trade in mobiles for the forthcoming Xperia Play, due to be unveiled by Sony Ericsson next weekend (February 13th) at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Also known as the PlayStation Phone, the Android-powered handset will offer users a slide-out control pad specifically designed to cash in on the increasing interest in mobile gaming.News of the launch was confirmed in a…

Bloggers may trade in mobile phones to make use of new apps

A new application for Android smartphones allowing people to blog from their handsets could inspire gadget fiends to trade in mobiles.Produced by hosting platform Blogger, there are a number of highlights to the app, such as being able to switch easily between multiple accounts and taking photos directly from the program to include in blog posts.Locations can also be shared and incorporated in articles, while…