What happens to your old mobile phones?

How many old mobile phones do you have stored away in drawers in your house? The story is all too familiar. You upgrade to the latest smartphone, and your old mobile becomes relegated to a ‘spare’, tucked away somewhere safe should your new phone break or get lost. But, the majority of times, that is where those old phones stay, unused and unloved, until they…

Apple iPhone 5 release motivated 33% app purchase surge

Release of the latest Apple iPhone 5 handset on September 21st seems to be the motivation behind a 33 per cent surge in October application purchasing. The expenditure required by developers to acquire a loyal customer also fell by six per cent to $1.06 (£0.66), so marketing in this month was much more cost-effective. Customers lined up as usual outside Apple retail stores across the…

Sega game Jet Set Radio now available on Apple iPhone and Android mobile ph

Popular Sega video game Jet Set Radio is now available on mobile phones running Apple iOS or Google Android operating systems.Those with devices like the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X+ can download it from Google Play, whereas iPhone owners should find it on the App Store.Across the two virtual application shops, the high-resolution game has received an average rating of four stars and…

Apple iPhone Skype application hits 120m downloads

The Skype application for devices running the Apple iOS operating system, like the iPhone 5, has now reached over 120 million downloads. Mobile phone owners can save substantial amounts of money by installing the free tool and signing up to the service. Skype is one of the most popular VoIP providers, offering users the chance to call or message friends and family through the internet.…

EE increases data allowance for 4G mobile phone customers

EE has increased the data allowances included in its 4G mobile phone contracts, so that old and new customers with compatible devices can use more for the same price. The telecommunications company was the first to launch the high-speed network in the UK on October 30th. Since the technology is new and exclusive, 4G contracts from the mobile provider are relatively expensive. However, it looks…

Last-minute buyers turn to mobile phone shopping

The number of men buying Christmas gifts at the last minute this year may half, as shoppers turn to mobile phones rather than the high street. Stores across the country are usually packed with panicking people on December 24th, but it looks as though there will be fewer consumers having this stressful experience in 2012. Over ten per cent of British males say that they…

AVG AntiVirus PRO app available for Android mobile phones

Android mobile phone owners will be able to download a new version of the AVG Mobile AntiVirus Security PRO application through Google Play.AntiVirus FREE is also available through the virtual store, but this version provides users with additional features for £5.99.So far, 7,444 users have rated the tool 4.5 stars, and up to half a million people have installed the app on their device.AntiVirus software…

Will.i.am launches Apple iPhone camera accessories

Black Eyed Peas and solo singing superstar Will.i.am has unveiled a range of luxury Apple iPhone accessories called i.am+.Products will reportedly clip onto 4S or 5 handset versions, transforming the eight-megapixel camera into a 14-megapixel snapper, and offering an improved flash function.There will also be interchangeable lenses available, so the more avid photographers may be able to ditch the dedicated camera once and for all.Pew…