Apple iPhone set to benefit Sainsbury’s shoppers

Supermarket shopping may be about to come a whole lot easier for mobile users thanks to the latest technology for the Apple iPhone.A pair of apps specially designed for the handset have been released by Sainsbury's and Nectar, which allow consumers to add points to their total and gain access to exclusive in-store offers.Individuals who download the app can now track how many points they…

iPhone app may come in handy for mobile users in Glasgow

Mobile phone users in the Scottish city of Glasgow may now have all the reason they need to recycle an old device and splash out on an iPhone.The Glasgow City Marketing Bureau has designed an app that offers a plethora of information on the area's famous style mile.Data on shops and restaurants, reviews, maps and suggestions are included on the app, which is available to…

Nokia X3 Touch and Type perfect for fashionable mobile users

The new Nokia X3 Touch and Type mobile phone, set for release later this year, is to offer a range of style and practical benefits.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, takes a look at the handset and suggests it will be just right for "fashion-conscious" consumers.One of the unique features of the device is its blend of traditional keys and a touchscreen, which is…

Qatar Airways offers new service to mobile phone users

Recycling a mobile phone and splashing out on a brand new smartphone with the cash may never have been so appealing, especially to those who spend a lot of time jetting around the world.Qatar Airways has become the latest airline to offer a new service to its customers with mobiles that connect to the internet.It has teamed up with mobile content optimisation firm Mobiga to…

Navigation is easy with Nokia mobile phone

Lovers of the great outdoors may be among the most suited to Nokia's vast range of mobile phones and handheld technology.Rhiain, writing the brand's Conversations blog, explains the benefits of a trio of apps designed to help people explore the world around them.The first of these is ViewRanger GPS, which the author notes is an "enormously powerful tool for exploring" that can be used to…

Buying latest mobile phone may allow fans to track football scores

Users of the latest mobile phones may be in pole position when it comes to keeping up to date with the latest football action.Research by Experian Hitwise shows traffic to a number of the major sports websites rose last week in the run-up to the Premier League's opening day.The number of people visiting the official Fantasy Premier League portal soared by 186 per cent, while…

Nokia X3 could inspire people to trade-in mobile phones

Trading in an old mobile phone may have suddenly become significantly more appealing after the Nokia X3 Touch and Type was unveiled as a potential replacement.The Finnish brand has released the updated device, which features a unique combination of touchscreen and traditional keys.It explains its first Touch and Type model is a bid to "continue driving innovation" in what is a particularly competitive market."We have…

Virgin Media offers mobile phone users new football app

Virgin Media has announced the release of a new football app especially for people who follow the sport from the comfort of their living room.The news could be especially good for mobile phone users with one of the latest models to take advantage of the technology.Sofa Stadium allows consumers to track matches, rate players and cheer or jeer with other supporters while games are in…