T Mobile boosts prepay offerings

Consumers shopping for the latest contracts may reconsider when they see changes to T Mobile's pay-as-you-go tariffs.The network announced a number of changes to it's prepaid facilities this week that will see free and unlimited voice calls and texts applied to certain top up values.Under the Talk and Text Booster offering, users who add £20 or £30 to their mobiles will receive either 300 or…

Orange expects ‘blockbuster’ week

Mobile phone network Orange says its two-for-one cinema deal combined with anticipated movie releases will mean this week is a "bumper" one for the box office.Orange Wednesdays, which enables customers to receive a free film pass, has saved people some £30 million in the past five years and has been used 14 million times.The company thinks movies such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Star Trek,…

Cheap technology ‘is making mobile working easier’

The latest mobile phones and related technologies are making it easier and cheaper than ever to work away from the office, it has been advised.According to a spokesman for global enterprise group Aastra Technologies, employers are coming to realise that there are a number of benefits to being able to provide their staff with a more flexible approach to their role.Mike Ballantine, business development manager…

Sony Ericsson’s W302 ‘classy, stylish and cheap’

Sony Ericsson has launched another music-focused mobile phone that delivers on audio performance, according to a new review.In an article for the 3G website, attention is given to the manufacturer's latest Walkman device - the W302 - and although similar in many ways to its predecessors the phone is singled out for praise in a number of areas.The site notes a number of "nifty apps"…

The ‘many reasons to recycle old phones’

Consumers are being encouraged to recycle mobilephones in order to make money and help protect the environment.According to moneysupermarket.com, which six months ago launched its National Recycle Your Phone Week, there are multiple reasons to trade in a used handset that is no longer wanted.It explained people were coming to realise that mobile recycling is an easy way to generate a bit of cash while…

Skype ‘now cheaper on 3 Mobile’

Those looking to recycle mobilephones in order to find a cheaper way to make calls may be interested in 3 Mobile's latest contracts.It was announced this week the network is to boost its Skype offering by providing more free options to users of the voice over internet software application.From May 1st, users with a 3 Mobile sim card and compatible handset can make unlimited free…

Recycling “the mother of all nature-savers”

Ensuring unwanted items are able to be reused in one way or another is one of the most important ways to protect the planet, it has been advised.In an article that may inspire those looking to recycle mobilephones, Jill Kelley of the Dayton Daily News lists 50 ways in which households can cut their carbon emissions - and save some money at the same time.She…

Mobile technology ‘helping small business operators’

Mobile phones are providing small businesses a way of fighting back against the tough economic climate, according to a new study.Published this week and carried out by independent researchers, the New Workplace survey found that 21 per cent of respondents were now able to work "without limits" thanks to portable technology.One in ten people also agreed that having access to a handset that supports mobile…