Mobile phone consumers offered £120 saving on Google Nexus S

People who are thinking of buying the new Google Nexus S upon its release – possibly after selling their existing mobile phone – have been handed a boost after its manufacturer knocked £120 off the price.Flora Graham, writing for CNET UK, explains Google has taken the decision even before the model is released, meaning it now undercuts its main rival – the Apple iPhone.Carphone Warehouse,…

Trade-in mobile and switch to Virgin Media for new music app

Customers of Virgin Media – including those who trade-in a mobile before signing up with the firm – can enjoy a new dedicated music app.PushLife, which is free to download, will work alongside the Virgin Media Music store to ensure tunes are available on both computers and handsets.It will allow people to transfer the contents of their iTunes and other music databases to their mobile,…

Mobile phone users warned of potential dangers

People with one of the market's latest mobile phones to their name may wish to take note of the security risks associated with such devices.Paul Allen, editor of Computeractive, says viruses and malware will become threats to those using iPhones, HTCs and BlackBerry devices in the future."I don't think it matters what the medium is; if people think there's an opportunity to either mislead to…

Trading-in mobile for iPhone 4 could pay off when abroad

People who travel abroad regularly could benefit from the decision to trade-in a mobile and upgrade to the iPhone 4 the next time they are stuck for how to speak in another language.The Daily Mail reports a new app has been released that translates vocabulary literally while a consumer watches.WordLens takes advantage of the model's built-in camera to scan words and offer direct translations at…

Nexus S and Desire HD ‘are top models for mobile phone fans’

Users who love to own the latest mobile phone technology could decide to make a choice between the Google Nexus S and the HTC Desire HD, widely considered to be two of the leading models on the current market.Flora Graham, comparing the two devices for CNET UK, says each of the models has a "cutting-edge" case and "gorgeous" screen to their names.She admits they are…

Doctor Who fans may be interested in trading-in mobile

Fans of cult BBC show Doctor Who may be at the front of the queue to trade-in their mobile phones and join the tablet revolution.That is because, according to CNET UK writer Rich Trenholm, a special game based on the hit programme has been released exclusively for Apple iPad owners.The Mazes of Time is a puzzle app that features the Doctor himself, Matt Smith, as…

Selling mobile and switching to Three ‘can lead to unrestricted internet us

Mobile consumers who sell used phones and switch to the network Three when buying a replacement can benefit from the firm's new policy of unrestricted internet access.Three says it will not limit the amount of data customers can consume through their handsets if they sign up to The One Plan, its flagship tariff.The reasoning behind such a rule change is the removal of doubt in…

Mobile trade-in may be ideal for Google Voice fans

Those who would love to enjoy regular access to Google Voice may be best off trading-in their mobile phone and upgrading to an Apple device.Marcus Foster, product manager at the search engine and author of the latest Google Mobile Blog, notes the tool is now available to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users.The latter two are a new addition, after the application was rolled out…