Consumers could trade-in mobiles for ‘Britain’s most popular smartphones’

Trading-in a mobile for money may be the first step on a path towards owning one of Britain's most popular range of smartphones – those made by BlackBerry.New research by business analyst group GFK shows the brand sold more devices than any other in its sector during December, enjoying a 36 per cent market share in the process.It is estimated that some half a million…

Sell mobile for money for chance to update location via phone

People who travel a lot and would like to keep their family and friends informed of where they are may like to sell their mobile phone for money and invest in a new Google-enabled device.That is because a significant updated version of Google Latitude has been announced by Joe LaPenna, software engineer for the app and author of the latest Google Mobile blog.The app allows…

Trade-in mobile for chance to use phone to make payments

Individuals with only the most basic handsets to their name may wish to trade-in mobiles now and switch to one of the latest designs.That is so they can take advantage of new technology, which Neil Munroe, spokesman for Equifax, believes many people will use to pay for low-cost items in shops around the UK.The expert, commenting on the upcoming introduction of contactless payment methods, admits…

Trade in mobile for ‘clear and fast iPad 2’

Investing in a new mobile phone could mean old handsets sit around and gather dust, but consumers could recycle used mobiles and put the cash they receive towards another gadget, such as the iPad 2.According to a Concord Securities report, this device comes with faster memory access, more RAM, higher processing power and better graphics, with this greater power possibly ensuring its competitive advantage in…

Expert: Apps are the future for mobile phone users

The importance of apps to mobile phone users has been summed up by one expert, who believes the tools are undoubtedly "here to stay".Ian, writing a blog post for Nokia Conversations, explains the number and type of apps downloaded by a consumer can be used to make a number of judgments about an individual.Indeed, he describes looking through a person's smartphone as the modern equivalent…

Mobile trade-ins may be popular when Apple iPhone 5 arrives

The emergence of the Apple iPhone 5 later this year may signal a wave of mobile trade-ins, as people clear a space in their lives for the brand new device.Luke Johnson, writing for news and reviews site T3, notes the latest situation at the US manufacturer is a promising one for those waiting for new launches.He says reports suggest Apple will begin production of the…

Mobile phone owners ‘will benefit from new Wi-Fi spots’

Trading-in a mobile phone and upgrading to a newer model with the ability to connect to the internet may be a wise move by consumers across the country right now.Edd Dawson, managing director at broadband.co.uk, says the decision of O2 to launch a series of new Wi-Fi spots around the UK will benefit mobile users.He goes as far as suggesting Wi-Fi is now a more…