Trade in mobile for DIY help

Britons planning to do up their homes over the upcoming bank holiday weekend – or, indeed, at any point in the future – may be wise to trade in their mobile phones. Should they replace their existing handset with an iPhone, access to a brand new DIY app from Black & Decker will be possible. To mark the launch of a new range of high-performance…

Mobile broadband ‘is a dream for many selling used phones’

Many consumers in the UK – including those selling used phones and switching to a more modern device – dream of having access to mobile broadband.That is the view of Bob Warner, acting chair of the Communications Consumer Panel, who was responding to a report by Ofcom.The industry regulator found that 17 per cent of British households now use mobile broadband and that seven per…

Glastonbury Festival app may inspire mobile trade ins

Festival-goers preparing to attend this year's Glastonbury event may find trading in their mobiles and upgrading to an iPhone or Android device is a worthwhile move. Orange has released the official app of the festival, featuring all the information guests require to ensure their stay at the Somerset venue is an enjoyable one. It includes details on the site, an interactive map, a customisable line-up…

Mobile broadband research may tempt Britons to sell used phones

With the importance of mobile broadband increasing among British consumers, new research on the subject may lead to some people selling used phones.That is because Ofcom has revealed details of the performance of various brands in the sector.It found 17 per cent of all households in the country now access mobile broadband services, with seven per cent using it as their only internet source.There was…

Trade in iPhones for Nokia on Mango

Smartphone users who fancy a change could trade in iPhones and other top devices in order to experience the first Nokia model that runs on Windows Phone technology. Nokia Conversations reports that Mango has been confirmed as the platform on which the first of the brand's handsets released in conjunction with the computer firm will be based. The online publication suggests Nokia fans around the…

Restaurants urged to embrace mobile phones

Another benefit of owning the latest mobile phone – possibly after trading in previous models – could be created if restaurants decide to embrace the technology.Andris Berzins, chief marketing officer at Livebookings, said eateries must respond to consumer demand for access at all times.He noted that mobiles could become one of the main ways to book a table if restaurants provide a service via this…

Nokia Oro could appeal to mobile sellers

Standing out from the crowd may be something that many consumers strive for, particularly when it comes to technology.Instead of selling a mobile and replacing it with one of the most popular devices on the market, people could choose something a little different.One possibility is the new Nokia Oro, which the Finnish brand is releasing only in selected markets through Europe.Ian, writing for Nokia Conversations,…