Ovi Maps is a winner with mobile phone users

Users of Nokia mobile phones have named Ovi Maps as their favourite of all the apps offered by the company.Rhiain, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, details the results, which show 29 per cent of the 1,300 respondents think the navigation service is one of their top three.In second place is Opera Mini - an app that deals with web pages before they are displayed…

Trading-in used phone for Nokia N900 may be right for art fans

Mobile phone consumers that may be growing tired of their current model may wish to trade it in for cash with Mazuma and splash out on the Nokia N900.The Nokia Conversations blog, written by author Rhiain, states the device offers users a range of interesting features.For example, "it can transform into a robot, an Etch-a-Sketch and will keep you in touch," explains the individual. But…

Three ‘offers mobile phone users best internet service’

Mobile phone users searching for a deal with a network that will provide them with an excellent broadband service may be wise to consider Three.The results of the latest YouGov survey suggest the company is the best in the business when it comes to internet on an iPhone, BlackBerry, HTC Wildfire and other such devices.In ten of the 12 categories that respondents were surveyed on,…

Mobile internet fans may be best with a Nokia device

News of a major acquisition may be all the persuasion some mobile phone fans require to trade-in their old handsets and invest in one from Nokia.The Finnish company has agreed a deal with Motorola that will see it purchase the majority of its wireless internet infrastructure for $1.2 billion (£785 million).It is thought this will significantly increase the brand's presence across the world and enhance…

Mobile phones could be traded-in in favour of iPads

Mobile phone users across the world could be set to trade-in used devices en masse in order to secure an Apple iPad.The manufacturer has revealed it will release the gadget in nine more countries - Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Ireland, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and Hong Kong - on Friday (July 23rd).That may tempt many people to recycle their used phones and put the money…

Mobile phone fans offered Nokia N8 insight

Mobile phone enthusiasts who are waiting for the Nokia N8 to be released before trading in their existing handset have been given a sneak preview of it by one expert.Rhiain, writing for the Nokia Conversations blog, says there are a number of factors that make the device desirable, both from a design and technical viewpoint.The blogger starts by noting the use of a single piece…

Mobile phone customers ‘deserve more protection’

After completing the trade in of a mobile phone, consumers are in need of more supportive legislation when buying a replacement, according to an expert.Andrew Lim, editor of Recombu.com, says there is a need for rules to ensure people are given more details about cancellation when signing up to a new deal with a provider."I don't think people do get enough information about how to…

Virgin Media offers free internet with mobile phone

Consumers who sign up to a pay-as-you-go deal with Virgin Media could benefit from its offer of free internet browsing for six months.The firm is applying the incentive to purchases of the new VM800 handset, which has been specially designed by mobile provider Alcatel.Designed with a "hot pink chrome finish" and incorporating a full qwerty keyboard, the model could be one of the must-haves for…