Mobile phone users could benefit from upgrade to Android device

Consumers may have an even greater incentive than normal to trade-in a mobile phone and upgrade to a model that runs on the Android operating system.That is because news and reviews website T3.com is holding a huge giveaway of apps during December, known as the App Vent Calendar.With models like the HTC Desire HD triggering a boom in sales of Android phones, plenty of people…

Apple iPhone users advised to give Trainyard a go

Trainyard is a game that promises hours of entertainment for all the Apple iPhone owners who download and play it, says an expert.Reviewing the title for CNET UK, Luke Westaway notes it has been developed in an innovative manner and provides an intriguing and challenging task for users to complete.In addition to this, the game is "beautifully presented" and offers the opportunity for players to…

Consumers could trade-in mobile for adaptable Nokia phone

People who often find themselves in varying environments may have more reason than most to trade-in a mobile phone and switch to a Nokia handset.Ian, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains the Finnish brand's developers have created a beta version of the Situations app.This allows consumers to program their device to behave in a certain way depending on where it is being used.For…

More choice available for those who trade-in mobiles

Trading-in a mobile may be an attractive option for many people, whether it be for financial reasons or simply to upgrade to a greater model.Now, those who do could find they have more choice than ever before when it comes to sourcing a replacement, after T-Mobile and Orange announced they are to open six shared stores.The mobile providers, who recently merged, will launch the dual-branded…

Apple iPhone owners ‘can pick up bargain apps’

Both of the iPhone features nominated as this week's Apps of the Week by an expert are free of charge, perhaps highlighting the affordability of the revolutionary device.Jason Parker, writing a piece for CNET, explains the pair of tools should help people with their Christmas shopping, as the big day is now less than a month away.The first of the recommended apps is Amazon Mobile,…

Mobile phone users offered tips on securing new contract

Many people may be tempted to trade-in a mobile and sign up to a new contract for a superior handset, but it is worth remembering several things first.Jill Insley, writing for the Guardian, notes there are a number of ways to ensure the best deal is secured.Firstly, scour the market and compare the offerings of all the major providers, she states, adding there are a…

Facebook fans may trade-in mobile and switch to SkyFire 3.0 platform

Consumers who rate Facebook as the most important function on their phone may be wise to trade-in a mobile and upgrade to an Android device that runs SkyFire 3.0.Asavin Wattanajantra, writing for CNET UK, says the web browser is particularly Facebook-friendly, with designers seemingly crafting the system in such a way as to support the social network perfectly."SkyFire 3.0 integrates the book directly into the…

Trading-in mobile can create opportunity to increase sports betting

Enthusiastic gamblers who enjoy sports betting are among a group who could benefit greatly from trading-in a mobile phone and upgrading to a device with a good internet connection.That is because Geoff Read, chief financial officer at Mfuse, believes there is set to be an explosion in the amount of handset owners using their model to place wagers.While he admits this method is not yet…