Sell mobiles and upgrade for chance to learn

People who sell mobile phones and upgrade to a superior device could use it to educate themselves.Miles Berry, senior lecturer in ICT education at the University of Roehampton and vice-chairman of Naace, the ICT Association, explained that technology is playing an increasingly important role in learning in the UK.He noted that there are a vast number of products on the market that can "provide opportunities"."From…

Could Sony Ericsson mobile phones be worth investing in?

Consumers around the UK could soon be asking themselves whether it is worth trading in mobile phones in order to upgrade to a Sony Ericsson model.Such a possibility comes as it is revealed that Sony is to buy Ericsson's share of the company.As such, the mobile provider will belong in full to the Sony group and could soon benefit from the innovation and development that…

Trade in mobile for BlackBerry device to enjoy enhanced payment options

Two BlackBerry models could be the perfect incentive to trade in mobile phones, after it was revealed they offer the potential for hi-tech payment. Research in Motion (RIM), which manufactures BlackBerry products, has explained the Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 smartphones now have access to PayPass. The system, which has been designed by MasterCard, allows people with the correct technology to make contactless payments in…

Nokia double phone launch could inspire mobile trade ins

A huge number of people may be set to trade in mobile phones once they set eyes on the latest two Nokia handsets.Winrumors has reported that it understands the Finnish brand is set to announce the launch of a pair of new devices today (October 26th).These are anticipated to be the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, which will be available to consumers at some…

Teenagers ‘value mobile phones more highly than televisions’

Owning the latest mobile – perhaps after selling used phones – could be important to teenagers more than anybody else, after the age group was revealed as huge fans of handheld gadgets. New research by Ofcom found that more people aged between 12 and 15 would miss their mobile than those who said they could not live without their television. Indeed, some 28 per cent…

Sell mobiles and switch to pay-as-you-go for extra flexibility

People seeking flexibility with their phone options should sell their mobiles and switch to a device that can be used on a pay-as-you-go basis. Tom Rainsford, head of brand and proposition at giffgaff, said that one of the major benefits of such a plan is the increase in flexibility it triggers. Instead of being tied to a model for 12, 18 or 24 months, consumers…

Why Do We Care About Your Poor Broken Phones

We love it when you recycle Blackberry phones, iPhones and HTCs that are in full working order. We can refurbish them and send them to our overseas partners in the likes of Pakistan, parts of China, Africa and India, where reliable communication is vital. Imagine if you lived 100 miles from your elderly mother and there was no way to keep tabs on her health?…

Touchscreens may appeal to people who sell mobiles

Individuals who sell mobiles in order to upgrade to superior models may look towards devices that boast the latest touchscreen. Michael Woolstrum, chief executive of Touch International, explained that there has been significant progress in displays over recent months and years.Indeed, he described the advances made within the industry as "prolific", with DisplaySearch estimating there will be a 90 per cent expansion this year.And the…