Companies ‘have many reasons to recycle old mobile phones’

There are plenty of reasons for businesses to recycle old mobile phones as part of their environmental strategy, an industry expert has suggested.Tom Dowdall, a Greenpeace international campaigner, said the benefits of reusing electronic equipment go way beyond green factors, as he noted there are also economic and commercial advantages to be enjoyed.Indeed, "building the corporate brand" is cited as a major reason to go…

Could travellers be wise to trade in mobile phones?

People who leave the UK to head off on a travelling adventure might be wise to trade in their mobile phone before they leave and invest in the best-value device. Natasha Stokes, editor of Mobile Choice, has spoken on the subject of the various deals that are available to those planning trips overseas. She noted that it is not always better to snap up a…

New Apple iPad 3 ‘edges closer as display technology work starts’

Consumers could start to plan the trading in of a mobile device if they are to invest in the new Apple iPad 3, which is said to be edging closer to production. According to CNET, work on the high-resolution screens that will be included on the model is now underway. It suggested that Apple has a 7.85-inch display lined up for the third incarnation of…

Broadband fans could sell mobiles to join Nokia Siemens

Those who rate their broadband connection as a priority might wish to sell mobile phones and switch to a deal with Nokia.That is because the company has confirmed it is putting mobile internet to the top of its list of priorities and at the heart of its latest strategy.It believes that by focusing on mobile broadband, it can retain its market competitiveness in the long…

House of Fraser fans given reason to sell mobiles and switch to O2

Consumers who love to shop at House of Fraser may be wise to sell mobile phones immediately and switch to a new device with O2. That is because the phone network and the nationwide retailer have teamed up to deliver a range of benefits to customers ahead of Christmas. A number of O2 services are to be offered, including free Wi-Fi from the company in…

Global mobile recycling could rise as connections continue to increase

The continuing increase in the number of mobiles connected around the world may result in many people from a variety of countries opting to recycle their used phones.New figures from ABI Research show the total number of subscriptions to handsets on the planet is likely to pass the six billion mark by the end of the year.Areas of particularly strong activity include the Asia-Pacific region,…

Sell mobile phones for latest promotions and shopping opportunities

People who sell mobile phones and switch to one of the latest devices may be in pole position to receive a host of marketing material and shopping options via their handsets.According to Marketing Week, personal care brand L'Oreal has announced plans to target certain consumers through their mobile.In particular, it wants to reach the baby boom generation of the post-World War II years.The company believes…

Apple iPad given Google boost

People who recycle mobile phones in order to switch to the Apple iPad will be able to enjoy greater access to leading search engine Google. The Google Mobile Blog has confirmed that a "significant redesign" of the company's app for the device has taken place and was launched yesterday (November 21st). It noted that whether a consumer wants to research a subject via the web…