Google access could be an issue when trading in mobile phone

Britons who choose to trade in their mobile phones may find access to Google is a major consideration when it comes to choosing a replacement.Jake Hird, senior research analyst at Econsultancy, says the search engine has a healthy long-term future with a huge number of individuals sure to utilise its numerous functions."Unless they made a really drastic, drastic user experience change that people didn't like,…

New Skate mobile phone could be popular with Britons

British consumers may be among the first in the queue for a new mobile phone released this week.ZTE Corporation has unveiled its new Skate device at the current Mobile World Congress 2011 event in Barcelona, Spain.In addition to this, the firm confirmed its new Light Your Smart World strategy, which it hopes will promote its portfolio of the latest mobiles to a wider audience.Skate features…

New HTC models may appeal to mobile phone users

People with a mobile phone or two may be tempted to trade them in once they set eyes on a trio of new releases from HTC.Stuart Dredge, writing for CNET UK, explains the manufacturer took the limelight at Mobile World Congress earlier this week when it unveiled the ChaCha, Wildfire S and Desire S.The phones are now the subject of potential bids from operators, with…

HTC Flyer ‘an option for those who trade in mobiles’

Trading in a mobile may be one route to owning the new HTC Flyer tablet, which Three has announced it will soon be stocking. The network says the device will be added to its range, offering consumers the chance to take advantage of a model that boasts top e-reading, movie watching and web browsing capabilities. It also boasts a seven-inch touchscreen among its specifications, while…

Switching to Windows Phone 7 ‘will be an option for majority of mobile user

Selling a mobile for money with Mazuma and using the cash towards switching to the Windows Phone 7 operating system is something the vast majority of the world will be able to do by the end of 2011.Andy Lees, president of Microsoft's Mobile Communications Business, tells the Daily Telegraph the firm is aiming to roll the platform out to 88 per cent of the planet…

Trade in mobile to join ‘Nokia’s fresh start’

Trading in a mobile over the coming weeks will give customers a chance to be part of Nokia's "fresh start", if one expert is to be believed.Ernest Doku, tech expert at uSwitch.com, explains the Finnish brand's recent strategy briefing paints an exciting picture of the future.He admits the manufacturer has probably slipped behind Apple and HTC in the smartphone market in recent times, but its…

Mobile phone customers ‘worry about using broadband abroad’

A significant portion of people who own a mobile phone say they are worried about the cost of using their internet services when overseas.Research by the European Commission found some 72 per cent of individuals limit what they use when abroad because of high charges.Meanwhile, only 19 per cent of consumers feel the current tariffs for using mobile broadband in another country are fair.Neelie Kroes,…

Trade in mobile for top music technology

Music fans may wish to trade in their mobile phone and upgrade to a device capable of playing all the latest tunes to a high standard. Tim Green, executive editor of Mobile Entertainment, says there is a "mutually beneficial" relationship in place between the music industry and mobile operators. The result of this may be the provision of high-class technology for users to take advantage…