Many parents and guardians will be considering buying a first phone for their child for Christmas. With so many devices to choose from and with the questions that you might have about the process, a little guidance might help. Read on to find out our advice on which phones are the best first phones for kids.
Buying a refurbished phone can be a bit tougher to know what you're getting, our handy guide runs through with you exactly what you can expect, including price, condition and where you can get them from to get the phone you want, for less!
2019 was another year of incremental improvements, we saw a small reduction in the bezels and a more budget and mid-range devices taking to more impressive screen displays. Slightly better processor and chipsets. How can they do better in 2020?
Christmas around the corner, we want to buy gifts that don't have a detrimental effect on the planet, so why not choose carbon neutral, biodegradable and long lasting products this year. We have some recommendations here for you.
Fairphone 4 has been released and if you buy it before the new year, you can get 5 years warranty, does that make it worth it? Does that make it more sustainable? Here at Compare and Recycle we love to scrutinise these types of claims. Read on to find out what we think.
In the most comprehensive price tracking study that we have ever created, updated for 2021, we have looked at every iPhone recycling price since the iPhone 6 to understand what previous iPhone generations are worth now and how the upcoming iPhone 13 release will affect the value of older iPhones when you come to sell your iPhone.
Let's take a read of the Apple Environmental Reports
These days, children will be looking for something modern that suits their needs and aptitude at using the latest technology. The youngest generations spend the most time browsing the internet on their phones, so as a parent you’ll want to purchase a device that enables them to embrace technology safely and effectively. Read on to find out our recommendations for the best first mobile phones for kids.
We discover how much plastic is in our mobile phone and decide whether that's a good or bad place to have it.
A comprehensive roundup of the leaks and rumours surrounding the upcoming iPhone 13 launch, including features, specifications and dates.
With the release of the new Pixel environmental report, we analyse Google's device specific environmental documentation to find out what steps they are taking to make their devices more sustainable and what they predict the total greenhouse gas emissions will be over the lifetime of the device.
The new iPhone range has been released alongside their environmental reports, we analyse the individual reports and find out where any improvements have been made. Apple have an ambitious target of zero net emissions by 2030, we take a look to see if their devices are taking a step in the right direction.
Whether you are a happy camper, a city breaker, or a beach lover you could fund most of your holiday with the unused tech in your home. Summer is on its way and
We take a look at best gaming phones of 2021 and what you can get for your money. Featuring the ASUS ROG, the New Black Shark and more!
If a better gaming phone comes out this year, we will happily knock them off their top spot, but here are the top phones for mobile phone gaming for 2019. Phone Processor Screen
The Oppo Find X3 is hitting the UK market exclusively with Vodafone, so you will want to know what makes the Find X3 special if you are going to drop over a grand on it.
This is our take on the brand new iPhone 12 lineup
When upgrading your old device, you want to know how much it's worth, so whether you are eyeing up the iPhone announcement or considering chopping in your old iPhone for something different, September is the month that has the most price fluctuations of any month.
Make an informed decision when buying a new phone by looking at the rate of depreciation of last years' devices.
Android 9 is coming to Fairphone 2, 5 years after release. Showing the android community that updates beyond two years is possible. Here's why it matters to even those without a Fairphone 2.
iPhone released their hotly anticipated 2nd generation iPhone SE, and we have long hailed the original SE as the champion of low emissions, so how does this new one stack up? Can it claim the thrown of the most environmentally sustainable iPhone?
A phone is a great way to pass the time, and with all the time we are not spending travelling between places, shopping or activities, we have a lot more down time at the moment, and phones tend to give us something to do. With little ones experiencing the same, should we be a little more lenient with their screen time.
What is so Ultra about the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra? Read on to find out.
There are 15 standards that apps need to adhere to, the ICO provide detailed information, but here’s a bitesize summary, that outlines the key points to each.
When is the best time to sell your Samsung phone? Our price data shows some interesting trends. Sit down S10e owners, we have some bad news.
The twenty-teens are drawing to an end. We've witnessed countless mobile innovations and developments in the industry over the years, while at the same time our awareness of worldwide environmental damage has grown, and our impact on this planet has never been as closely scrutinised. Recycling is not just in our name, it's in our nature, so we have given some weight to this as we chose our best phones of the decade.
If you want to know the differences between Android versions, then we have the guide for you. We look at what apps are available and how long it will take you to receive security and software updates on them as well as the experience as a whole.
So the rumours were true, at a fairly low key event in SOMEWHERE the Motorola RAZR was showcased to a group of tech enthusiasts. We have all the details now so let’s dive right in.
We look at what Google are currently doing, where they are failing and where they could improve their products or processes.
Microsoft unveiled an ample array of exciting new devices at their New York event, including a new handheld mobile device that could impress when it is released next year.
The iPhone 11 has been released to many plaudits and a lot of positive feedback since Friday the 20th of September. Following the release of the devices, Apple also publishes the environmental reports for the new devices, which as you know, we like to scrutinise quite heavily. So are the Apple releases getting better or worse for the environment?
We heard Apple at the announcement say that a lot of the devices are using recycled materials, so we have dissected their environmental reports to tell you what's changed.
Were you one of the lucky ones to buy an XS last year? You could be in for a treat when you come to upgrade your device. Read on to find out why.
With every new iPhone, Apple release an iOS update with new features, new integrations and a new set of supported devices. Read on to find out what you can expect from the latest operating system update and how to get it!
The iPhone 11 is almost here, now the prices for the old devices start to dip, we have up to the minute data on the top prices on offer right now and how the announcement has affected them.
We look at the iPhone prices in September in the run up to the iPhone announcement and how they compare to the great prices in August.
You can read about all of the top features of Android 10 on Google’s official blog post. We will be discussing the top 5 features that are making us the most excited for the next generation of Android.
Is August the best time to sell your iPhone this year? The short answer is yes, but we are going to delve into our data to provide you with more detail. Read on
Apple's announcement event is just around the corner and time before the latest iPhones get unveiled is the best period to sell your old iPhone as resale prices tend to go up a
When buying a phone, much like buying a car, you will want to consider how much it is going to be worth when you finish using it. These days, new devices are costing
A year after testing the waters with their specialist gaming phone, they are back, hitting the gaming-hungry market with the best specs available. ASUS are pushing their Republic of Gamers brand with their
Many Huawei consumers have been wondering if they will need to get a different smartphone model given that Google have pulled Huawei's Android License. We will clear a few things up to answer
The Huawei P20 (and P20 Pro) really helped to drive home how Huawei had shifted from a cheap handset maker into a bona-fide smartphone superpower. The jubilant reviews and wider public popularity solidified
We are lucky here in the UK, fast and reliable Wi-Fi that enable smartphone users walk from one side of a major metropolitan hub like London or Paris, to the other side, without
The specs have been leaked for the new RAZR phone, and have left the community less than impressed considering the mooted $1500 price tag, but we are quietly excited about this new device!
There is a lot to be excited about new Nokia 9 PureView handset from HMD Global. The relaunch of Nokia has gone somewhat to plan for the Finnish company and the PureView is
The Fold might have had the edge by being announced the week before the MWC, but the element of surprise may well have worked in favour of the Mate, join us as we
For those who like to “okay, Google” their search queries, the home button has been a well trodden route to voice searching. However, Google has announced that LG, Nokia, TCL, VIVO and Xiaomi
Behind the gushing praise for the S10 and S10 plus and the wows blaring towards the Galaxy Fold, Samsung also unveiled what they have referred to as a more economical flagship device –
With the new Samsung Galaxy range announced, it is time to update you all on when is the best time to trade in your old Samsung phone to get the most cash. We
Honor has launched the successor to the V10 – the refreshing V20. It is a great handset with lots of practical yet aesthetically-pleasing functions that help to balance the handset between the mid-range