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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.


Top 10 ways that you can help the Earth

Top 10 ways that you can help the Earth

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

World Environment Day celebrates the health and condition of the environment, and Earth overall on the 5th June. A massive campaign that raises awareness for the protection of the environment and the issues affecting it. ... READ MORE >

Pocket size scandal: does your phone fit into your pocket?

Pocket size scandal: does your phone fit into your pocket?

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

We have analysed 5 years of the latest phone releases from Apple, Samsung, Huawei and Google to reveal how snug these smart phones fit into the average size men’s and women’s pockets ... READ MORE >

Why a Refurbished iPad is Perfect for Home Schooling

Why a Refurbished iPad is Perfect for Home Schooling

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Home teaching used to be a rare thing, limited to the parents who prefer not to send their children to school. Then Covid-19 came along. And now, practically everyone is having to be a part-time teacher. ... READ MORE >

How to guide: Connecting to Teams and Remote Learning

How to guide: Connecting to Teams and Remote Learning

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Adapt to learning in the third lockdown with our tips and tricks to joining teams on different electronic platforms and devices, read more... ... READ MORE >

Best advice for working from home

Best advice for working from home

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

If you're adapting to working from home, here's our recommendations to stay motivated and help you be as comfortable as possible ... READ MORE >

Conquering boredom whilst self-isolating

Conquering boredom whilst self-isolating

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

From much over-looked admin such as spring cleaning your house (or indeed, emails), to revitalising old hobbies or trying something new, here are our top recommendations for beating self-isolation boredom.... READ MORE >

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