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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 12 Pro Max vs iPhone 13 Pro Max: What’s the Difference?

iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone 13 Pro Max: What’s the Difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated May 13, 2022

Puzzled about which iPhone Pro Max to pick? Unsure what makes the iPhone 13 Pro Max more desirable than its predecessor? If so, don’t worry. In this article, we’ll give you the lowdown on the key differences... READ MORE >

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: What’s the Difference?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: What’s the Difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated May 06, 2022

We delve into the differences between the iPhone 12 and 13. Once you’ve weighed up your options, head to our refurbished Apple iPhones page for fantastic savings on the latest iPhones... 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 >

iPhone SE 2022 Review

iPhone SE 2022 Review

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Mar 31, 2022

Apple’s most recent version of the iPhone SE has hit the shelves, find out more about how it compares to previous iPhone's... 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 >

Reported Battery Drain With iOS 15.4

Reported Battery Drain With iOS 15.4

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Mar 30, 2022

Has your iPhone’s battery been draining quite rapidly recently? Here's our helpful Tips and Tricks to Avoid Rapid Battery Drain... 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 >

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