Mobile payment systems may inspire used phone selling

People could start to sell used phones as the technology for mobile payment is rolled out in British shops.According to Juniper Research, the number of consumers with access to the system, which allows goods to be purchased with a special chip inserted in mobiles rather than by cash or card, is set to rocket.At the moment, approximately 1.8 billion people around the world are forecast…

Drivers could benefit from mobile trade in

Ovi Maps may be a popular option with those who trade in their mobile phone and switch to a Nokia device.With navigation, 3D displays and up-to-the-minute information available via the app, those at the wheel may never get lost with Ovi by their side.But that is not to say there are no other navigation apps that can come in handy when undertaking a long journey,…

Explore England after trading in mobile phone

People who plan to explore parts of England this summer might be best served to trade in their mobile and switch to a smartphone that will enable them to enjoy a brand new app. Yolanda Copes-Stepney, destination PR officer for VisitEngland, reacted to news of the release of the Enjoy England app by nominating some dream destinations. She advised individuals to head to the Cotswolds…

Businesses may benefit from selling mobile phones

Businesses may have all the incentive they require to sell mobile phones and invest in newer models, should the words of one expert prove to be accurate. Dr Charles Trotman, head of rural business development for the Country Land and Business Association, explained broadband is now a critical factor in a firm's success. He revealed that companies located in urban areas tend to outperform rivals…

Security could be a factor when trading in mobile phone

Consumers who trade in a mobile phone in order to upgrade to a superior device this summer may have to consider the security specifications of any potential new model.Con Mallon, director of regional product marketing at Norton, explained the rise of the mobile has led to increased potential for such handsets to be hacked.While he admitted the threat of this to mobiles is small in…

Mobile broadband may be major incentive to sell used phones

An increasing number of people could be selling used phones in order to sign up for the latest mobile broadband offerings.According to statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the take-up of the technology is becoming more widespread.In 2010, some half a billion consumers around the world had invested in a wireless broadband connection, up by ten per cent on June of the…