Compare and Recycle Blog

This Is Why Mobile Phone Recycling Matters

While e-waste isn't only small electronics such as mobile phones, our frequently upgraded phones do add up and they fuel the year-on-year increase of this rapidly growing waste stream.

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You Snooze, You Lose: Time To Get The Most Money For Your iPhone

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.

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World Water Week: How Much Water Does Your Smartphone Use?

We have a guest post here from a talented and passionate writer Olivia Wood that wanted to talk about water usage in mobile phones and tech in time for World Water Week that starts on the 23rd of August.

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iPhone 13: What It Will Be Like?

Several details about the upcoming iPhone 13 range have emerged over the past months and we have a somewhat clear understanding of what the latest iPhone lineup will be like.

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How Much Plastic Is In Your Phone?

We discover how much plastic is in our mobile phone and decide whether that's a good or bad place to have it.

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Guide to Mobile Phone Repairs: Ways to Fix a Broken Phone

Repairing a broken phone can be a costly affair, but it is definitely worth it from environmental standpoint. If you're considering a mobile phone repair, comparing repair options is crucial to make sure you're getting the right service for your money. In this article we explore repairs of common smartphone damages and guide you through repair options available to you.

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5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Phone From Overheating

While we are all aware how to keep ourselves cool, do you know that your phone needs protection from heat as well? We've got five tips to share, so your phone is protected from overheating in the summer.

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Overview of the New iOS 15 Features

iOS 15 is going to bring a number of tweaks to already existing and loved applications as well as a few key features that are going to make our digital lives easier. iOS 15 is expected to roll out to devices starting from iPhone 6s and newer some time in September following the release of the iPhone 13 lineup.

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Huawei’s HarmonyOS 2 is Here to Rival Android and iOS

HarmonyOS 2 will be powering devices including phones, tablets, TVs, smartwatches and wearables and is coming to an extensive list of older generations of Huawei and Honor devices. Let's talk about HarmonyOS compatibility, relation to Android and availability of Google Services.

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iPhone 13 Latest Leaks and News about Release Date

A comprehensive roundup of the leaks and rumours surrounding the upcoming iPhone 13 launch, including features, specifications and dates.

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Buying Refurbished: iPhone X and Galaxy S8 Are Still a Popular Choice

Refurbished smartphones are an appealing choice in a number of ways. But what phones do people go for when buying refurbished in 2021?

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Google Pixel Environmental Reports

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.

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iOS 14.5 Update: New Features and Privacy Control Tool

The latest iOS update is available to download and here are the main features coming to your iPhone and iPad.

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Apple AirTag: Everything You Should Know

Apple AirTags are official and available to order, but there are still so many questions around them. Read on if you want to know how does AirTag work, how much it costs, what iPhones is it compatible with and more.

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Apple 2021 Environmental Report: What Progress Is Apple Making On Its Sustainability Journey?

Apple has released its environmental report for fiscal year 2020 and we summarise the highlights and achievements Apple reports on.

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Apple “Spring Loaded” Event 2021 Highlights

Apple hosted its virtual April event revealing updates to iPhone 12, iMac, iPad and making the long-anticipated AirTag official.

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Best Gaming Phones 2021

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!

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Understanding LTPO Displays: What Is It and Why Are They So Good?

We're taking a deep dive into LTPO displays to help understand what is behind the technology and its benefits for smartphones.

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What Are the Best Bluetooth Speakers?

We’ll be outlining our recommendations for the best bluetooth speakers currently available on the market that are low in cost but high in sound quality.

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OnePlus 9 Series: OnePlus Just Dropped Their Next Big Flagships

Find out what the new OnePlus 9 series bring to the table and what OnePlus have achieved in partnership with Hasselblad.

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How To Do Emergency Call Shortcuts on Mobile Phones

This article will outline how to enable emergency call shortcuts on mobile phones, which can be a useful feature to have if you ever feel that you’re in a dangerous situation.

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