Contract or PAYG?

It’s an eternal conundrum; the shiny new phone of contract mobile service... or the cheaper option on PAYG? As mobile phone recycling gurus (if we might say so ourselves!) we’ve really done our research in this field, and even here in Mazuma HQ we’re a mix of PAYG devotees and contract crazy fanatics!

Trio of new Nokia phones could inspire people to sell mobiles

Anybody thinking of selling their mobile phones in order to switch to a brand new device might believe now is the perfect time, after Nokia released a trio of its latest handsets.The Finnish brand has confirmed the launch of the Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 600 smartphones, all of which offer the latest Symbian technology.Indeed, it is the hi-tech operating system that is one…

Mobile phones news: RIM and Symbian failing to keep up with Android

Before recycling a mobile phone and committing to the purchase of another, consumers might be wise to spend a little time considering the relative strengths and weaknesses of various operating systems.Michael Morgan, senior analyst for mobile devices at ABI Research, has had his say on several of the industry's major players.He noted Android is one of the platforms to aspire to and could be a…

Android phones may be best option for mobile sellers

Those who choose to sell a mobile or two might find that their best options when it comes to finding a replacement are models that run on the Android operating system. Michael Morgan, senior analyst for mobile devices at ABI Research, said the platform has made a huge leap forward in recent times. He noted that its market share in the second quarter of 2010…

Three customers offered BlackBerry 9360 as incentive to trade in mobiles

Customers of the network Three may find the temptation to trade in mobiles and switch to the BlackBerry Curve 9360 grows over the coming days, after the company confirmed it is to stock the model.The phone has a number of features that are sure to interest and excite consumers, including a full qwerty keyboard and web browsing facilities.It will run on the new BlackBerry 7.0…

Are tablets the best option when recycling mobiles?

After recycling mobile phones, it may be only natural to wonder what sort of device is the best option when it comes to choosing a replacement.New research by In-Stat has suggested that the answer in many cases could be a tablet, such as the Apple iPad.The group predicted that shipments of the gadgets will rise to almost 250 million in 2017, as companies such as…

Sell mobiles for chance to grab a new BlackBerry

Consumers have the opportunity to sell mobiles and use the money gained from this transaction to invest in a brand new BlackBerry device.Research in Motion (RIM), which manufactures the brand's models, has confirmed that three new handsets have been launched.These all run on the BlackBerry 7 operating system and have been designed to provide a top social experience.Named the BlackBerry Curve 9350, Curve 9360 and…

Mobile recycling could result in improved family relations

Mums and dads who recycle mobile phones and switch to the latest smartphones will find such a move triggers a number of possibilities when it comes to family time.A new study by PopCap, carried out in conjunction with Goldsmiths University, found that enjoying games and apps together improves relations between parents and their offspring.Indeed, it concluded that four in five parents feel that video games…