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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.


Envirofone’s list of naughty and nice Christmas markets

Envirofone’s list of naughty and nice Christmas markets

by Denise Timmis | updated Nov 23, 2022

Envirofone have ranked the UK’s best Christmas markets, Using data from social listening, Instagram hashtags, TikTok views and total mentions.... READ MORE >

MariOMG! That old game gathering dust in your attic could be worth millions

MariOMG! That old game gathering dust in your attic could be worth millions

by Denise Timmis | updated Oct 10, 2022

If you're a gamer, there's a strong chance you've got old games, consoles and controllers tucked away somewhere. It's definitely worth checking those cupboards and crannies, because gaming has never been so popular. Retro games and gadgets are rocketing in value right now.... READ MORE >

Misconceptions about E-waste recycling

Misconceptions about E-waste recycling

by Denise Timmis | updated Oct 07, 2022

We’ve myth-busted some of the common misunderstandings many of us have with E-Waste, to change perceptions and help improve recycling behaviours.... READ MORE >

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 >

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