Mobile phone owners ‘struggle to remember numbers’

Mobile phone users are increasingly relying on their devices to recall information that may previously have been remembered in their mind.Research by life assistance firm CPP shows 23 million Brits cannot remember their partner's mobile number, while 30 million would be unable to contact their best friend should their handset's address book vanish.The company's Michael Lynch says: "Our research shows that people are so heavily…

Trade-in mobile to open door to phone market

People who trade-in a mobile phone with Mazuma could opt for any one of numerous devices on the market over the iPhone 4.Such a possibility is raised on the day (July 13th) that Consumer Reports concluded there is a problem with the reception on Apple's revolutionary model.The organisation's team of engineers have tested the handset and found when the owner touches the lower left side…

Mobile phone users ‘driven by model, not contract’

One expert believes consumers are intent on securing the mobile phone they want, possibly at the expense of the best deal.Luke Westaway, writing for CNET UK in response to research by Tesco, says the take-up of 18 and 24-month contracts proves it is the model that is most important.The supermarket last week launched a range of one-year deals, after suggesting people are fed up of…

Nokia mobile phone may be just right for music fans

Mobile phone users who rely on their device to listen to music could enhance its performance with a trio of apps detailed by the Nokia Conversations blog.Indeed, some users may even wish to recycle their used phones in order to fund a new Nokia handset to enjoy the downloads.Rhiain, author of the blog, firstly recommends the Drum Box app, which allows consumers to enjoy a…

Reviewer “impressed” by Motorola Milestone XT720 mobile phone

One mobile phone reviewer admits the Motorola Milestone "impressed" him upon its release, but the follow-up model - the Milestone XT720 - could be even better.The original version's launch last year helped to rejuvenate Motorola in the mobile market, says David Phelan, writing for T3.Now, it has ironed out some of the slight issues with the "well-liked" device and unveiled its successor.One of the major…

Mobile fans ‘offered preview of Nokia N8 camera’

Mobile phone fans preparing to trade-in their old device in favour of the Nokia N8 may be interested in the brand's latest blog.Writing for Nokia Conversations, author JBC shows off a collection of photographs taken with the N8's camera at various stages of the device's development.These could offer future users a sneak preview of what they can expect to enjoy when investing in the handset.JBC…

Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M10 may provide users with smartphone and satnav

Users who want not only a new mobile phone but a satnav for their car too could be wise to trade-in a mobile for cash with Mazuma and invest it in the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M10.Ben Williams, reviewing the phone for CNET UK, says it is a sturdy product that appears to have been designed well.He points to the attractive and stylish front of the handset,…

Mobile phone users ‘enjoying 100m YouTube videos a day’

Mobile phone users are taking advantage of the latest smartphones and other devices to view YouTube videos in increasing numbers.According to the Official YouTube blog, some 100 million videos are played via YouTube Mobile each day - roughly the same amount as were enjoyed via the organisation's website as recently as 2006.But consumers with older handsets that perhaps do not offer video-playing ability or reliable…