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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.


Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

by Charlotte Bolton | updated May 31, 2024

Summer is officially here bringing with it sunshine, warm evenings and the opportunity to enjoy that fresh air and get outside. ... READ MORE >

5 Ways To Help Save Money

5 Ways To Help Save Money

by Charlotte Bolton | updated May 21, 2024

Summer is just around the corner, holidays are booked, the school holiday countdown is on, and the weather is getting hotter, meaning everyone wants to be out enjoying that sunshine. ... READ MORE >

Best Smartphone Apps To Help Improve Your Mental Health

Best Smartphone Apps To Help Improve Your Mental Health

by Charlotte Bolton | updated May 16, 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 runs from May 13th – May 19th, 2024, and aims to shed light on improving mental health and building better futures where mental health is handled right. ... READ MORE >

AI In 2024

AI In 2024

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Apr 16, 2024

AI stands for Artificial Intelligence and is the intelligence of machines and computer systems where the tech actually thinks like humans.... READ MORE >

5 Best Apps To Cure Boredom In The School Holidays

5 Best Apps To Cure Boredom In The School Holidays

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Mar 20, 2024

We all know that during the school holidays, it can be a nightmare trying to juggle getting your own work done and keeping the kids entertained. ... READ MORE >

Could we see a retro return for tech?

Could we see a retro return for tech?

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Mar 01, 2024

For years and years nostalgia has always been a huge thing. In old movies, clothing, lifestyle and of course technology. ... READ MORE >

History Of The Flip Phone

History Of The Flip Phone

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Feb 23, 2024

Originally, when first released the flip phone was loved for its slimmer, thinner design in comparison to the ‘brick like’ design of most phones. ... READ MORE >

How Technology Impacts Our Daily Lives

How Technology Impacts Our Daily Lives

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Feb 19, 2024

In 2023, 98% of adults aged 16-24 had a smartphone in the UK. 86% owned a smartphone between ages 55-64 and 80% owned a smartphone over the age of 65. ... READ MORE >

6 Ways To Make An Eco Friendly Bonfire Night

6 Ways To Make An Eco Friendly Bonfire Night

by Charlotte Bolton | updated Oct 27, 2023

Although Bonfire Night is a great time of year to gather with friends and family, wrap up warm and watch the colourful fireworks in the black sky, did you know that they can also be extremely harmful to our environment? ... READ MORE >

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