Facebook phone could be reason to recycle mobiles

Recycling mobiles in order to create a space for the new Facebook phone may be an exciting prospect for social networking fans.Vodafone has today (July 27th) announced the launch of the first handset designed with the popular website in mind.The Vodafone 555 Blue has been created as part of a partnership with Facebook and it is the social networking experience that is at the heart…

OneNote iPhone app may persuade consumers to take cash for phones

People who could benefit from using a Microsoft Word-style tool on the go might be wise to take cash for their phones and switch to the Apple iPhone in order to snap up a new app. The computer firm has confirmed the OneNote app is now available – initially free of charge – and will allow users to access various documents. Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud technology…

Sell mobile ahead of Mango release

Consumers might be interested in selling their mobiles phones in the run-up to the release of a brand new operating system.According to Nokia Conversations, Microsoft has signed off the new Mango platform for manufacture, meaning it can now be put into production.It is the latest Windows Phone operating system and will be used by Finnish brand Nokia when it comes to creating some of its…

Internet shopping may be one advantage of trading in mobiles

People who would like to shop online could find that trading in mobiles and using the money gained to buy a newer model is one way to go about it. Buying goods via the internet can be considered both convenient and more cost-effective than shopping in stores, so may be a popular option among Britons. New research by the Co-operative Electrical, published by the Guardian,…

Consumers could trade in mobiles to deal with stress

Trading in mobiles and upgrading to the latest smartphones may be one way to deal with rising stress levels.According to the Daily Mail, the US' returning war heroes have been using apps to help in their battles against post-traumatic stress disorder.Meg Krause, a staff seargent, told how she had initially been sceptical about the role smartphone apps could play in recovery but has now been…

Holidaymakers could trade in mobiles ahead of foreign breaks

A number of people may decide to trade in their mobile phones ahead of going on foreign holidays this summer. New research by Brocade has found that 95 per cent of vacationers now take at least one internet-enabled device – such as a smartphone – with them on their travels. One-in-two Britons now also demand daily access to the web, even while they are abroad.…

Cash for phones could pay for Facebook fans to snap up iPads

Facebook fans might wish to look into taking cash for phones and upgrading to an Apple iPad over the coming weeks, as the social network's official app for the portal seemingly edges closer.According to the latest reports, a blogger has claimed to have uncovered the Facebook app for the tablet device.Writing for technology site TechCrunch, the author suggested that details of the tool were located…

Older people may be interested in selling mobile phones

The prospect of selling mobile phones for cash may be one that many older people have not yet considered. But it is an option that will bring them one step closer to joining a significant group of ageing broadband users, should they reinvest the money in a device that offers internet access. Edd Dawson, editor of broadband.co.uk, said there is now a "huge number" of…