BlackBerry exhibition may inspire Brits to trade-in mobiles

A number of British phone users may find they are tempted to trade-in their mobile after seeing what BlackBerry has to offer at a current convention in the US.Research in Motion (RIM), which is behind the manufacturer's products, is displaying its latest tablet – the PlayBook – at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.The conference got underway today (January 6th) and runs until Sunday,…

Domino’s ‘illustrates benefits of iPhone to businesses’

Takeaway pizza outlet Domino's has arguably shown just how valuable mobile phone customers can be to firms in the UK.The food firm has reported a double-digit rise in sales – something it attributes at least in part to its app for the iPhone.Development and release of the tool has enabled customers to order a meal via their handset, with the company reaping the benefits of…

Mobile phones ‘to be key to travel in 2011’

Trading-in a mobile phone in order to acquire a newer model could be increasingly popular among those who love to travel in 2011.According to Cheapflights.co.uk, one of the top five trends of the year will be the emergence of smartphones when it comes to holidays and trips abroad.It notes the increasing pool of apps and features make travelling more fun and could offer assistance to…

Trade-in mobile to enjoy ‘iPhone’s best app’

Trading-in a mobile and upgrading to the Apple iPhone is one way for consumers to get their hands on Angry Birds, which has been named the Best App of 2010.Adam, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains the title polled 31 per cent of the vote, beating the challenge of Nokia Panorama, which scored 13 per cent.Gravity took the bronze medal position with 12.5…

Trade-in mobile in 2011 for latest augmented reality

One of the key trends of phones in 2011 – augmented reality – could be available to those who choose to trade-in a mobile, predicts an expert.Ian, writing the latest blog post for Nokia Conversations, forecasts the technology will provide one of the major changes over the next 12 months."Mobile visual search has definitely come of age, applications that allow you to point your phone's…

Mobile trade-in ‘can lead consumers to top iPhone apps of all time’

Individuals who opt to trade-in a mobile phone over the coming weeks will be in a position to upgrade to the iPhone, on which the world's best apps may be available.Best App Ever Awards has announced the nominees for its third annual ceremony, where the latest tools, games and functions are celebrated.It follows a period where nominations could be made, with 87,138 titles recommended and…

Trade-in mobile for iPhone and enjoy free calls

Britons who trade-in a mobile and upgrade to an Apple iPhone have been handed a new way to make free calls.Chris Smith, writing for T3, explains the new Skype app enables individuals to contact each other at no cost when they have access to a Wi-Fi or 3G connection.It is arguably a follow-up to Apple's FaceTime service – which allowed free calls only between two…

Mobile trade-in may be necessary to enjoy universal charger

Consumers who would like to benefit from using the new universal charger that is due to hit the market in 2011 may first have to trade-in their mobile phone.That is because the design will work with virtually all new handset releases, but not necessarily with older models.The charger's launch moved a step closer this week when the European Commission issued specifications it must meet, each…