Switching to Windows Phone 7 ‘will be an option for majority of mobile user

Selling a mobile for money with Mazuma and using the cash towards switching to the Windows Phone 7 operating system is something the vast majority of the world will be able to do by the end of 2011.Andy Lees, president of Microsoft's Mobile Communications Business, tells the Daily Telegraph the firm is aiming to roll the platform out to 88 per cent of the planet…

Trade in mobile to join ‘Nokia’s fresh start’

Trading in a mobile over the coming weeks will give customers a chance to be part of Nokia's "fresh start", if one expert is to be believed.Ernest Doku, tech expert at uSwitch.com, explains the Finnish brand's recent strategy briefing paints an exciting picture of the future.He admits the manufacturer has probably slipped behind Apple and HTC in the smartphone market in recent times, but its…

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…