Increasing popularity of Apple may tempt people to recycle mobiles

A number of people may wish to recycle mobiles and put the money gained from this towards investing in an Apple handset.That is because the US manufacturer has once again been named as a particularly popular brand among phone users.According to Apple Insider, new figures from comScore show the company's operating system grew by 1.4 per cent in the US in the three months to…

Capabilities of Apple iPad ‘shown off in Milwaukee zoo’

Consumers searching for a unique reason to sell a mobile phone and switch to the Apple iPad may find no greater factor than the use of the device at a zoo in Milwaukee, US.According to the BBC, the technology of the signature Apple tablet is great enough to allow orang-utans at the facility to communicate with each other.It noted the animals could soon be video-calling…

Is Galaxy Note an alternative to smartphones and tablets?

People thinking of selling a mobile and investing in a replacement may wish to consider the Galaxy Note.Flickr has reported that Samsung - which manufactures the product that is described as something between a smartphone and a tablet - has recorded its one millionth sale of the device.Among the markets in which the Galaxy Note is said to be growing in popularity are Europe and…

Recycle mobile phones, government urges

The people of the UK have been advised to recycle mobile phones and other electronic items by the country's government.According to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, a new campaign has been launched in a bid to encourage people to recycle following the Christmas period.It noted that many electrical and electronic goods are purchased as gifts at this time of the year, leaving people…

Recycle mobile and join iPhone revolution to enjoy Summly

Consumers who have noted the rise of Summly may be at the front of the queue to recycle a mobile and invest in an iPhone in order to download the app.The BBC has told how the popular tool is the work of 16-year-old south Londoner Nick D'Aloisio, who developed it from his Wimbledon bedroom.Summly works by simplifying and summarising content displayed on web pages shown…

Did consumers sell mobiles and invest in Android over Christmas?

The possibility of a large number of people choosing to sell mobile phones and upgrade to a model powered by the Android platform over the Christmas period has been raised.Such a suggestion comes after Andy Rubin, senior vice-president of mobile at Google, who used Twitter to reveal the latest statistics on the acclaimed operating system.He told followers that some 3.7 million Android devices were enabled…

Is it worth recycling mobile prior to New York trip?

Recycling a mobile phone may not be the first idea that comes to mind when planning a trip to New York. With the excitement of the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty looming, some people may wonder what they have to gain from a late change of model. But the answer has seemingly been uncovered by Auto Blog, which revealed motor…

Could consumers sell mobiles to join online shopping revolution?

Further improvements to the way items are bought online could persuade many consumers to sell mobiles and switch to a superior device. The Payments Council has confirmed that the implementation of new regulations is set to make the process of buying online even smoother in 2012. It noted that a ruling is due to be introduced that will see payments reach the recipient's account within…