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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.


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 >

It's time to get serious about upcycling e-waste

It's time to get serious about upcycling e-waste

by Denise Timmis | updated Jun 24, 2022

Did you know that 55 million unused mobiles gather dust in drawers and cupboards across the UK? It’s true. Find out more about why we should be upcycling and how we can help you. ... READ MORE >

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

by Denise Timmis | updated Apr 21, 2022

Earth Day, which takes place on 22nd April, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It celebrates the importance of recycling in preserving our natural resources and securing the future of our planet.... READ MORE >

Are our smartphones contributing to a stress epidemic?

Are our smartphones contributing to a stress epidemic?

by Denise Timmis | updated Mar 31, 2022

We recently conducted an independent survey to closely examine our phone use, and to see how much stress our phones actually cause and what the biggest stressors of our phones are. ... READ MORE >

New Mobile Phone Driving Laws March 2022

New Mobile Phone Driving Laws March 2022

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Mar 24, 2022

From Friday the 25th of March, the law on people using mobile phones is being updated. Making the law far stricter on motorists.... READ MORE >

It’s Global Recycling Day and there is no better time to contribute to making the world greener.

It’s Global Recycling Day and there is no better time to contribute to making the world greener.

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Mar 15, 2022

Global Recycling Day 2022 is here and it is time for us to come together and make a difference. Find out more about our efforts to help the environment..... READ MORE >

Online bullying: how to spot if your child is being affected

Online bullying: how to spot if your child is being affected

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 25, 2022

We've decided to help parents navigate the complicated subject of online bullying, by collaborating with a leading authority in the field.... READ MORE >

10 TikTok Safe-Guarding Hacks All Parents Should Know

10 TikTok Safe-Guarding Hacks All Parents Should Know

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

While much of TikTok’s feed might feature innocent lip-syncing videos, comedy performances, and sound bites, there is invariably content unsuitable for young eyes. Read More...... READ MORE >

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