Trade in mobile to enjoy benefits of Windows Phone 7

Consumers who trade in mobiles and invest in the latest models that run on Windows Phone 7 can enjoy all the benefits of the operating system. Adam, author of Nokia Conversations' latest blog, says the online publication has held a poll on what people are looking forward to the most about the platform, which will be adopted by Nokia mobiles in the near future. He…

Music ‘to become greater priority for mobile phone users’

People buying new mobiles – perhaps after trading in used phones – will increasingly look at the ability of a potential new device to play music.That is if the predictions of Juniper Research come true, with the organisation forecasting the mobile music industry will be worth $5.5 billion (£3.4 billion) by 2015.Such a figure would be a significant increase on the $3.1 billion taken by…

Trading in mobile in favour of iPhone offers access to top app

An app highly recommended by a national newspaper could be on the wish lists of all those who choose to trade in their mobiles and switch to an Apple iPhone.The Guardian names Rockford's Rock Opera as one of its top apps and even compares it to established iPhone favourites such as Angry Birds and Doodle Jump.Originally released three years ago, the tool has been downloaded…

Tablets may soon be top option for those trading in mobile phones

Tablets are to become an increasingly popular choice among consumers who trade in a mobile and go on the hunt for a replacement in the months and years to come.That is the view of growth partnership company Frost and Sullivan, which predicts the upward trend in the use of the devices is set to continue.Although the market is dominated by the Apple iPad – the…

Plan mobile trade in ahead of pre-orders

Consumers can now pre-order two of the most sought-after upcoming handsets, so some may like to plan to trade in their used phones now in order to fund a purchase. Stuart Dredge, writing for CNET UK, explains Play.com is now taking reservations for the LG Optimus 3D and the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. The former is the first 3D mobile on the market and retails…

Mobile phone users may use Facebook cull to improve mood

People who use Facebook on their mobile phones have been offered some tips on how to ensure they are never stressed out by the social networking portal.Research by Edinburgh Napier University found a large number of friends can lead to a bad mood – so the first step many consumers may like to take is to cull any unrequired contacts from their database."An overwhelming majority…

Consumers may have to trade in mobiles to keep up with retail revolution

The internet has a good chance of becoming the UK's premier retail hub – and those who wish to keep up may find they have to trade in their mobile and switch to a device with hi-tech web browsing facilities.Jonathan Bowers, communications director at UKFast, explains the rollout of super-fast broadband will have a significant impact on online shopping.Indeed, the internet may even become the…

Trade in mobile phone for ‘gateway to gaming’

Gaming fanatics who would love a handset that combines the technology and titles of a console with all the standard features of mobiles should trade in their used phones and switch to a new device made by Sony Ericsson.The Xperia PLAY model is said by Graham McAllister, director at Vertical Slice, to be a product that offers users some great gaming experiences.While he admits it…