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Orange is offering to value any mobile tech you've got lying around, and will send a cheque within seven days if you leave it with them. Orange's Recycle & Reward deal is supposed to underline its green credentials, but should be good for everyone with kit staying out of landfill and Orange getting you into its stores. While you …

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Big Brother

Transferring data?

Interesting wording. Does that mean copy it off and then copy it all back again. And what happens to the first copy after you've walked out of the shop...?

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Anonymous Coward

I wonder what my museum-grade Motorola StarTac will be worth

of particular note is the pristine Orange logo screen-printed on the body.

Perhaps there's a whole new game of taking ancient and essentially useless kit back to its maker?

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Six quid seems a small enough price to pay for transferring data

<cynic mode>

Cheaper than burning a CD containing your phone data, buying a train ticket, then leaving the CD on the train to share your data. Only if you happen to be an uncivil serpent, natch.

Wonderful new P2P concept. Wish I'd thought of it earlier. Phorm - eat your heart out. I (or Orange) wuz there first.

Or, does Orange fancy 'seeding' trains with CD's of photos? Kiddie porn?

<sudo echo "1" update --permanent-cynic-mode >

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When Hell itself freezes over

Is when I would countenance letting anyone take six quid off me for the privilege of getting an electronic copy of all of my contacts, and lord knows what else.

Jeez, you mean there is actually money to be made from Joe Public to do this kind of stuff? Perhaps I should set up a stall in Bluewater or Lakeside!

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Coat

SCH 900?

Samsung SCH 900? What the heck is that? Something Korean?

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Anonymous Coward

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There's seems to be a whole demographic out there who gets my 'back-up' on a regular basis.

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