Vodafone 533 gets gemstone makeover

If you are looking for something special when you sell your old mobile, a new announcement from one network may be of interest.The Vodafone 533 has been given something of a makeover and is now on sale in a limited edition version that comes encrusted with a selection of gems from one noted company.Unveiled this week by the operator, the Crystallized Swarovski Elements will feature…

Apple iPhone 3G S gets TV on the go

Consumers looking to sell mobile devices for an Apple iPhone 3G S may welcome a new application that has been announced.Sky TV unveiled a new software download this week that can be accessed via the App Store that allows users to watch a number of its premium channels for a monthly fee of £6.The company explained that once the app has been installed on the…

Mobile phones ‘now come with larger memory cards’

Recent research in the mobile phone market has revealed the memory cards provided with new handsets when you trade in your mobile are getting bigger.The capacity of the in-the-box memory cards that come with new mobile phone handsets is now up to 8 GB in some cases, according to ABI Research.Previously, even the largest memory cards provided were likely to be between 512 MB and…

Apple iPhone creator ‘has succeeded in the mobile market’

Apple's success in the mobile phone market has seen it go from being a computer equipment supplier to being the world's most profitable producer of handsets, it has been suggested.The massive popularity of the iPhone may have led many people to sell old mobile handsets in order to experience the touch-sensitivity and gesture-based controls.Now it has made Apple the highest profit-earner in the industry, based…

Samsung DROID creator announces bada OS

Samsung is launching its own operating system, or OS, to allow iPhone-style apps to be created for its mobile phone handsets.The software, called bada, is due to be released in December, which could mean that its smartphone users see apps begin to appear to extend the functionality of their mobile phones soon after.With bada said to be suitable for "an increasing number of accessible smartphones"…

Samsung Omnia Pro B7330 gets business-class upgrade

A new announcement from Orange could be of interest to those looking to sell mobilephones to buy a replacement business device.The network explained this week that the Samsung Omnia Pro B7330 has been equipped with a dedicated homescreen facility that will target professionals from small or medium-sized firms.It was advised that the feature is based around a new user interface that links email and voicemail…

Apple iPhone 3G deal links O2 broadband

Those selling mobile phones to pay an Apple iPhone 3G may be impressed with O2's announcement that the gadget will now be offered with a number web facilities.Existing and new subscribers can take advantage of the company's O2 Home Broadband products when they add the 3 GB Internet Tethering Bolt On to their tariff between now and December 31st 2009.Peter Rampling, head of consumer mobile…

HTC HD2 ‘makes Windows Mobile look great’

Those looking to sell mobilephones for a Microsoft-powered device may wish to hear one expert's recent comments.Reviewed by T3 this week, the HTC HD2 is one of the latest devices to emerge from the manufacturer that is not equipped with Google's Android operating system - like its Hero and Magic siblings.However, the site's Gareth Beavis pointed out that although Windows Mobile is the software of…