Customers could trade in mobile in favour of Nokia models

Mobile phone users over the coming months may increasingly be willing to trade in their existing device and invest in a new Nokia model as the firm starts to make significant improvements.Anssi Vonjaki, the company's new head of mobile solutions, told the Nokia Conversations blog he intends to oversee the brand's rise to the top of the market."I am committed, perhaps even obsessed, with getting…

Mobile owners ‘warned of potential cost of using phone abroad’

People gearing up for a summer break should remain cautious of potential charges that could be invoked by mobile phone companies.The European Union (EU) recently announced it will cap data roaming usage at €50 (£41.50) unless a consumer expresses they wish to spend more in advance.But this will only apply when visiting countries inside the EU, explains Ceri Stanaway, mobiles expert at consumer campaign group…

Mobile phone users ‘set to use VoIP increasingly’

With the number of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) minutes consumed by mobile phone customers set to rise significantly, trading in an old handset may be the best way to keep up with technology.Users could find selling their existing handset and investing in one of the latest models will help them be part of the expected surge.Juniper Research has found the number of VoIP minutes…

Nokia N8 mobile phone ‘brings content to larger screen’

For many mobile phone users, recording videos, taking pictures and downloading films and then playing them on a high-definition (HD) television may have been a dream.Now that dream is reality with the Nokia N8, which comes complete with HDMI technology allowing owners to enjoy their phone's content on a screen with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound, the Nokia Conversations blog states.It urges people to "load…

New Apple iPhone fault ‘should not concern mobile phone users’

Mobile phone users who have invested in the new Apple iPhone 4 - possibly with the funds gained from selling an old handset - have been reassured the device will work as promised.Some people who have purchased the revolutionary device have noted an unpredictable loss of signal.It is said to occur when a hand is placed over the black strip in one corner of the…

Everything Everywhere ‘is the UK’s new largest mobile phone network’

Mobile phone users currently using either the Orange or T-Mobile network may be pleased to hear the firms have now merged.The integration of the two companies to form a new brand, named Everything Everywhere, was completed today (July 1st).All staff and customers of the networks remain with the new, larger business that has said there will be no immediate changes to its operations, with both…

Mobile phone users warned of holiday threat

Trading in an old mobile phone for money with Mazuma may be considered a good idea by many, but wasting the cash on an excessive bill a few months later is unlikely to be well received.Large bills are a threat facing handset owners heading on holiday overseas this summer, according to research by uSwitch.com.Of the 22 million people set to take their mobile abroad with…