The Environmental Value of Mobile Phone Recycling

The more pessimistic amongst you may wonder whether mobile phone recycling is all that it is cracked up to be. After all, surely the only tangible benefit is that is that there are a few less phones lying around– and that doesn’t sound like a big deal. Sadly, the issues go far deeper than that. Decay & harm It has been suggested that mobile phones…

Samsung ‘overtakes Nokia’

Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the world's largest maker of mobile phones, according to the latest figures from research firm Strategy Analytics.Nokia had been at top spot since 1998, however it only managed to ship 83 million handsets in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the 93 million Samsung managed.The Korean firm also reported its highest quarterly profit since 2008, which stood at 5.05…

Motorola Mobility brings RAZR MAXX to UK market

When people look for new mobile phones to replace their existing device, they can often take a long time to make an informed decision, such is the wide variety of handsets on offer in the market. This is set to increase as Motorola Mobility has introduced its RAZR MAXX to UK consumers, with the device available from mid-May. The smartphone delivers up to 17.6 hours…

Mobile phone recycling: Smartphone popularity gains among 25-55-year-olds

The incredible rise in popularity of mobile phones around the world has been such that over 50 per cent of the UK population now owns a smart device. Research conducted by eMarketer has found that smartphone uptake among 25 to 55-year-olds in the US is set to increase markedly in the next five years. Recent figures compiled by eMarketer suggested that the number of people…

Recycle my mobile: Galaxy S3 will be quad-core

The new Galaxy S3 handset will house an impressive quad-core processor, which is expected to ensure the new smartphone is twice as fast as its predecessor.Rumours have been flying around the net in anticipation of the latest incarnation of Samsung's flagship handset.There is still debate as to whether the new device will sport a physical home button or not.However, the inclusion of a quad-core chip…

Recycle my mobile: Galaxy S3 will be quad-core

The new Galaxy S3 handset will house an impressive quad-core processor, which is expected to ensure the new smartphone is twice as fast as its predecessor.Rumours have been flying around the net in anticipation of the latest incarnation of Samsung's flagship handset.There is still debate as to whether the new device will sport a physical home button or not.However, the inclusion of a quad-core chip…

Angry Birds voted best mobile game

Angry Birds has once again been voted the Best Game at the Carphone Warehouse Appys.The addictive game beat off stiff competition to retain its crown at an award ceremony held yesterday in London.However, the top accolade went to Sky Sports News, which scooped App of the Year - it also won the highly competitive sports accolade for the second year running.The BBC and YouTube were…