Trading-in mobile can help with Apple iPad purchase

The majority of people do not want to splash out more than a particular sum on an Apple iPad, so trading-in a mobile phone beforehand could help to finance the purchase.Research by Strategy Analytics shows two-thirds of potential buyers of the tablet expect to pay less than $500 (£317) or €500 (£423) for it, depending on where they live.And this is predicted to be a…

Apple iPhone may be perfect for mobile users at Christmas

Mobile phone users hoping to get in the Christmas spirit may be wise to invest in an Apple iPhone, which has plenty of apps and games available with a festive twist.Kate Currin, writing for Appolicious, explains seasonal cheer is currently "overwhelming" the App Store, before recommending several that must be downloaded.Firstly, she says the Christmas Electric Lights Finder is good fun, as it allows users…

Trading-in mobile for Nokia device could create new music options

People who have traded-in a mobile phone and upgraded to a Nokia handset with the proceeds have another option when it comes to instant access to music.Adam, writing the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains Soundtrckr is an app that allows users with a device running on the Symbian operating system to hear the tracks they want.Using a blend of internet, radio and social networking, he…

Is the iPhone the greatest piece of 21st century technology?

People who are considering trading-in a mobile may wish to note the iPhone is in line to be named the Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century when it comes to selecting a replacement.Luke Westaway, writing for CNET UK, explains the model will go up against the Xbox 360 for the honour of winning the website's prestigious title."The iPhone needs no introduction - the most iconic…

Mobile phone could be invaluable on busiest Christmas shopping day

Mobile phone users could be in a position to take advantage of deals and offers available from retailers on what one research firm is dubbing "mega Monday".IMRG has revealed the first day of next week (December 6th) is due to be the biggest for online shopping on the festive calendar.In total, Super Sunday and Mega Monday will see about £500 million spent by British consumers…

Trading-in mobile could create access to new Angry Birds game

Individuals who choose to trade-in a mobile phone and use the money to buy an Apple iPhone or iPad will be able to enjoy the latest version of the popular game, Angry Birds.Luke Johnson, writing a piece for T3, explains a seasonal adaptation of the title launched on Android platforms earlier in the week and is now free to download by Apple's customers.Those who already…

Mobile phone app available for “uber searchers”

People described as "uber searchers" may wish to trade-in a mobile in favour of an Android-powered phone, as there is now an intriguing app available for the models.Flora Graham, writing for CNET UK, says the Google Reader app will make it easier for people who conduct large searches of the internet to bring material on a chosen topic together.While there were already a number of…

Top navigation system ‘increasingly important when trading-in mobile’

Buyers of mobile phones are increasingly considering the provision of a high-quality navigation system on any potential new device as a key factor.Adam, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains sat nav is more popular than ever, with people becoming used to having the technology at their fingertips.He predicts over the next five years there will be more emphasis on providing navigation products that…