Recycle a mobile to drive down energy consumption

The winning suggestions in a Nokia competition could be followed by consumers who trade in an old mobile phone with Mazuma.A host of ideas were put forward by mobile owners to the Finnish telecommunications firm, which had asked how users could best reduce the carbon footprint of their device.Now, two have been selected as the winners - using a handset's navigation system to cut down…

Green phone users can recycle a mobile and change to Nokia

Consumers may wish to do their bit for the environment by recycling a used mobile and selecting a Nokia device as its replacement.The Finnish telecommunications firm has indicated its handsets will now be equipped with Eco Profiles - a feature that allows users to keep up-to-date with the phone's emissions and energy consumption.Nokia confirmed it is committed to providing eco-friendly mobiles, with each product created…

Use cash from recycling an old mobile to access Google Buzz

Phone owners who recycle an old mobile with Mazuma could put the money gained towards a handset that supports Google Buzz.Alex Kennberg, Google Mobile's software engineer, explains the instant messenger service is now available on a wider range of devices than ever before.Since its release in February, the feature has only been accessible to iPhone owners and those with a handset running at least Android…

Trade in mobile with Mazuma and put cash towards iPad

Phone users may wish to trade in a mobile with Mazuma and join the growing number of people across the world to invest in an Apple iPad.The company has confirmed more than two million of the new devices have already been sold, despite it only being released in the US on April 3rd.Specifications and features that may be behind the surge in demand for the…

Do you use apps on your mobile phone?

Mobile recycling an old handset with Mazuma may be an option to consider for people looking to make an upgrade to a device with applications. The mobile phone network Vodafone has recently revealed the winner of its search for the best new application in Europe. Pedros Campos, the designer of FlickrShow, won the award and was given a €75,000 (£63,600) prize. He suggested he has…

Businesses could trade in mobiles for cash to buy iPhones

UK businesses could trade in their mobiles for cash, which can be put towards buying a number of Apple iPhones. This may be a particularly shrewd commercial decision if the words of Christian Louca are to be believed, with the expert stating the device has shown the advertising industry the potential of promotion through handsets.Mr Louca, managing director at mobile marketing firm YOC UK, says…

Consumers told: Recycle your old mobile phone

Consumers have been urged to recycle their old phone, something that Mazuma could help them to do. According to research by ICM on behalf of Consumer Focus, there are 85 million used mobile phones in the UK. The survey also found that an estimated 11 per cent of respondents have five or more old handsets lying around their home. Money-savvy people may wish to send…

You could sell an old phone to get an iPad

The Apple iPad is set to be launched in the UK this Friday (May 28th) and selling an old mobile with Mazuma could provide consumers with cash to put towards the device. One of the companies offering tariffs for the iPad is 3UK. Marc Allera, sales and marketing director at the company, stated it was "pleased to offer competitive data plans for iPad with Wi-Fi…