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Advice Centre

Welcome to the advice centre

Your go-to hub for smartphone advice and tech news


As the longest standing mobile phone recycler, it's fair to say we know our stuff.


We love gadgets, smartphones and all things tech, and we want to share our wealth of knowledge and experience with you in our advice hub.


That’s right, whatever it is you need advice on, our hub is here for all your mobile phone needs.


As well as guidance to help you get the best value for money and the right phone, you’ll also find tricks of the trade and handy tips, such as how to make your battery last longer or what to do when you drop your phone in water.


Got a topic in mind you can’t see below? Or simply want to ask us a question? Get in touch using our contact form.


iPhone 14 Release – everything you need to know

iPhone 14 Release – everything you need to know

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Sep 08, 2022

The iPhone 14 has been revealed & will be launched on 16th September. Find out how much it will cost, what models will be released, camera spec, design features & more. ... READ MORE >

Best Budget Smartphones of 2022

Best Budget Smartphones of 2022

by Denise Timmis | updated Sep 08, 2022

Looking for the best cheap smartphone? Here’s our round up of the best phones for your money. We’ve looked at everything from camera quality to battery life and storage.... READ MORE >

What Has Changed With iOS 16?

What Has Changed With iOS 16?

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Sep 07, 2022

The new iOS 16 has been confirmed and is set to release very soon. But what exactly has been added and changed with the next Apple OS? ... READ MORE >

TikTok safeguarding tips for parents

TikTok safeguarding tips for parents

by Denise Timmis | updated Sep 06, 2022

Keeping children safe on TikTok can be a challenge. Understand the tools and safety features that are available to parents to keep your children safe on social media... READ MORE >

Best Apps and Habits to Help Prepare Your Child for Back to School

Best Apps and Habits to Help Prepare Your Child for Back to School

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 31, 2022

As we start to think about the back-to-school routine, supporting our children is essential as many will find it hard to settle back into a structured day. So, we’ve rounded up some of the most recommended apps to help children and teens stay organised when they return to school in September.... READ MORE >

iPhone Depreciation 2022 | The Perfect Time to Sell Your iPhone 12 or 13

iPhone Depreciation 2022 | The Perfect Time to Sell Your iPhone 12 or 13

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 16, 2022

With the much-anticipated iPhone 14 release just weeks away, many people will be looking to trade in their iPhone 12 or 13. We take a look at when iPhones tend to depreciate and the perfect time to trade in your old device to make maximum cash!...... READ MORE >

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung S21 Ultra: What’s the difference?

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung S21 Ultra: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 11, 2022

Unsure whether to opt for Apple or Android? We’re here to help. We’ll give you our thoughts on the iPhone 13 Pro Max v Samsung S21 Ultra toss-up—covering everything from displays and videos to processing and protection.... READ MORE >

iPhone 14 Rumours and Leaks

iPhone 14 Rumours and Leaks

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Aug 10, 2022

Rumours and leaks for the next iPhone 14 are heating up. And if Apple continues with their normal timeline of events, we are only a couple of months away from getting the next iPhone... READ MORE >

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12: What’s the difference?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 09, 2022

New Apple models mean new features and upgrades. But is it worth trading in your iPhone 11 for the iPhone 12? We’ll help you decide. Whether it’s camera quality, battery life, or design that’s the Apple of your eye, find everything you need to know here. We’ll compare all the features and functionalities so that you can choose the right handset. ... READ MORE >

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