Mobile recycling could fund TV on the go with Nokia N8

Recycling a mobile phone for money this winter may be one way to at least partially fund the purchase of a Nokia N8 device, on which consumers will be able to watch television on the go.Virgin Media has confirmed it will make the facility available to customers who own the handset.It is the first mobile release to come with an app known as Virgin Media…

Poker fans could trade-in mobile phone in favour of iPad

Enthusiastic poker players may find they have to make a choice between sticking with their current handset or trading-in a mobile in order to make way for an Apple iPad.That is because the US manufacturer has released the popular game World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend for the tablet.Although it was originally launched for other portals last December, specialists have been working on the technology…

T-Mobile Vairy Touch II mobile phone ‘is a good budget option’

In the current economic uncertainty, families may be looking for every opportunity to save a little money - and one could be to trade-in a mobile phone and switch to the T-Mobile Vairy Touch II.Available for a price in the range of £30, the mobile is a solid option for those with a strict budget, says Damien McFerran, writing a piece for CNET UK.He notes…

Google technology may make mobile trade-in tempting to non-English speakers

Telecommunications customers in the UK for whom English is not a first language may find they benefit greatly from trading-in a mobile phone and splashing out on a device powered by Android.Amir Mane, product manager of Google Speech Technologies and author of the latest Google Mobile Blog, explains there is a new tool available for speakers of Turkish, Czech, Russian and Polish.The search engine's Voice…

Trade-in mobile phone in favour of “impressive” Motorola Moto WX295

People who are currently considering trading-in their existing mobile phone for money with Mazuma may be pleased to learn of a potential replacement that has been met with approval from one reviewer.Damien McFerran, writing a piece on the Motorola Moto WX295 for CNET UK, says the model is certainly an "impressive achievement" by the manufacturer when compared to rival budget phones."For the price, the WX295…

Mobile phones with internet connection may be in high demand

Almost a third of the world's population will have access to the internet by the end of this year, with many relying on their mobile phone to get online.Research by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has found mobile networks are now available to more than 90 per cent of people on the planet, while some 143 nations offer 3G connectivity.The importance of having a mobile…

Stephen Fry: HTC Desire HD is a fantastic mobile phone

Mobile phone users searching for a new handset who trust the opinions of television personality Stephen Fry may be inclined to splash out on the new HTC Desire HD.Speaking to T3 at the website's annual awards ceremony, Fry said the model is one that the industry is rightly proud of."HTC continue to make the best devices across two operating systems. Their Android phones are really…

Mobile phone apps ‘increasingly useful for health issues’

An increasing number of mobile phone users are turning to their handset when it comes to getting advice and information regarding their health.A new study by Pew Research Center has found 17 per cent of people have searched for medical details via a smartphone, while this figure rises to 29 per cent in the case of those aged between 18 and 29.Nine per cent of…