Can you anticipate the cell phones of the future?

Written by Keith Kingston


We have become a society that demandsrepparttar most technologically advanced equipment, and cell phones are no exception. Thatís whyrepparttar 149371 cellular telephone industry is changing so rapidly. Todayís phones are quite impressive with many bells and whistle, but wait,repparttar 149372 cell phones ofrepparttar 149373 future are like something out of a sci fi movie. Who would have dreamed that weíd come this far in such a short time?

The cell phones of tomorrow are so compact that youíll need a beeper just to find where you left them. Current phones are incredibly tiny but they are going to get even smaller. Youíll be able to purchase a watch with cell phone and all youíll have is a headset to talk with. Of course it will be all voice activated. The phones that are simply a tiny screen with wireless headset are also onrepparttar 149374 horizon.

The cellular market believes that if pricing is right, youíll throw awayrepparttar 149375 old dial up systems and use cellular for you home communications as well as your mobile communications. Thatís why a company is inrepparttar 149376 process of developing a very futuristic full size handset that will plug into your cell. Perfect for those long at home conversations.

I know your thinking, well thatís nice but thatís not so far out. ButWait! Thereís more great news.

Your cell phone is going to be your garage door opener and your universal remote for your TV. Yes thatís right! Kind of like one stop shopping. Itís also going to work as a remote car start on new vehicles equipped withrepparttar 149377 technology. So letís see. Youíll be able to turn onrepparttar 149378 TV for your morning update, start your car to warm inrepparttar 149379 middle of winter, and then drive on off to work, allrepparttar 149380 while talking to your pal. Now thatís pretty impressive!

Hold on! Just when you thought there couldnít be anything more, there is! Your cell phones going to be equipped with an MP3 player, a DVD player, and a mini game machine. All at your fingertips. So when your board to tears at work, or waiting for an appointment, youíll have a full entertainment system at your fingertips.

Seduce your wallet with free, cheap or half price mobile phone deals Ö (safely)

Written by Duncan Elliott


You probably already know that mobile phone retailers are falling over themselves to better each others deals. You will see many websites and high street shops advertising free or discounted line rental offers for 6, 9, 12 even 14 months.

So how canrepparttar dealers make these seemingly crazy offers? First, you need to understand howrepparttar 149258 dealer gets paid and howrepparttar 149259 mobile phone industry works (just a little bit). The dealer gets paid byrepparttar 149260 network, based on what price plan (tariff) he connectsrepparttar 149261 customer to; a higher price plan means more money forrepparttar 149262 dealer.

Dealer Profit

Thenrepparttar 149263 dealer must pay forrepparttar 149264 cost ofrepparttar 149265 phone. A high quality and expensive phone means less profit forrepparttar 149266 dealer. The difference betweenrepparttar 149267 tariff commission andrepparttar 149268 cost ofrepparttar 149269 phone givesrepparttar 149270 dealers gross profit.

However,repparttar 149271 dealer must then pay any cashback money from this remaining commission. The dealer basically is 'betting' on how many customers will claim their cashback money afterrepparttar 149272 stated 6th/12th month (or as given);repparttar 149273 lowerrepparttar 149274 percentage of customers that claim,repparttar 149275 higherrepparttar 149276 dealers profits. The higherrepparttar 149277 percentage claiming,repparttar 149278 closerrepparttar 149279 dealer comes to going bust!

It is a fact that many are actually offering deals to customers that do not make them any money at all, and may make a loss. So how can they make this work?

Retailer goes bust without paying customer

The worrying problem is that some do not make it work, and have gone bust. Less reputable and unstable companies have not gotrepparttar 149280 balance right and had to pay out so much cashback that they simply do not haverepparttar 149281 money in their coffers to pay, and have closed shop leavingrepparttar 149282 customer without their cashback money.

In 2004 Mobile Republic went into administration allegedly for this very reason, and left many customers without their cashback.

Takerepparttar 149283 benefits of cheap offers but missrepparttar 149284 problems

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