Apple iPhone 4 ‘a hit with mobile phone users’

Mobile phone consumers across the world have rushed out in their numbers to buy Apple's new iPhone 4 following its release last week.The manufacturer has confirmed some 1.7 million of the handsets have already been purchased by customers in the five countries where it has so far been launched - the US, UK, Japan, France and Germany.And with a number of other nations due to…

iPhone 4 ‘already popular with mobile phone users’

Research by a website suggests mobile phone fans are rushing to secure the new iPhone 4, which was released in the UK yesterday (June 24th).V3.co.uk visited a series of central London retailers just hours after the device hit the shelves and found the majority of stores had sold out.Among those to have run out of stock shortly after the release time were Orange, Vodafone, Carphone…

Mobile phone deal with Three may be shrewd move

Using a mobile phone with Three may be one of the most cost-effective ways of staying in touch in the coming months, after the network revealed new tariffs for its micro-SIM-only packages.Consumers can sign up to a £15 monthly deal with the company that will give them access to 300 minutes, 3,000 texts, 1GB of internet use and 2,000 minutes to use with other Three…

V Festival fans offered special mobile phone deal

Festival-goers planning to take a mobile phone with them to a leading event this summer may be interested to know of a device that offers them all the latest information and news.Virgin Media has teamed up with Nokia to offer two handsets – the Nokia 5230V and Nokia X6V – complete with a special V Festival app.The app will be pre-loaded on the devices and…

Nokia mobile phones may offer greatest entertainment in future

An expert has predicted a significant rise in the role of entertainment on mobile phones in the coming years.Nokia executive vice-president Tero Ojanpera told a conference in London yesterday (June 23rd) that developers have an opportunity to make the most of expansion in the mobile entertainment market.The Nokia Conversations blog suggests the current number of 450 million people who access the internet via their handset…

Trading in old mobile may help users buy iPhone 4

Mobile phone users contemplating an investment in the new iPhone 4, released in the UK today (June 24th), may wish to take expert advice.Price comparison site moneysupermarket.com suggests there is a range of deals on offer to consumers, with the onus on people to select the one that is right for them."When choosing an iPhone deal, think about what kind of user you are then…

Mobile phone users offered new Google Maps service

Trading in an old mobile phone and upgrading to a device that uses the Android operating system may be a good idea for all those who wish to enjoy greater mapping services.Google has announced a significant improvement to its Google Maps feature that will be compatible with all handsets working on the system.The first part of the updated Google Maps concerns the introduction of a…

Trading in mobile could lead users to Apple iPad

A significant number of UK consumers may have been trading in their used mobile phone and splashing out on an Apple iPad, if new figures are to be believed.The technology provider and creator of the iPhone has announced more than three million iPads have been sold in just 80 days of retail.Such a statistic is likely to be seen as handsome reward for Apple, which…