How Much Cheaper Are Refurbished Phones?

How Much Cheaper Are Refurbished Phones?
Buying a new smartphone can be very expensive, which is one of the main reasons lots of people choose to buy a refurbished handset here at Mazuma, where you can potentially save hundreds of pounds on your new phone.   We compared eight popular phones, which worked out from around £100 up to as much as £550 cheaper when purchased refurbished compared to new, with…

O2 to provide new phone bill discounts to teachers

O2 to provide new phone bill discounts to teachers
O2 has announced that its popular O2 Open service is to be expanded to provide teachers with expanded discounts on their phone bills.The O2 Open discount scheme now includes all state-funded teachers in the UK and will provide a 40 per cent discount on airtime until July 18th, rather than the usual 25 per cent. This applies to O2 Refresh Airtime Plans from 3 GB…

Brits waste 143 million GB of mobile data every month

Brits waste 143 million GB of mobile data every month
If you ever feel like you’re not making the most of your mobile phone contract, then you’re far from alone after research revealed that the average UK mobile phone customer wastes 3.4 gigabytes (GB) of data every month.This mounts up to more than 143 million GB of mobile data going unused each month, so says uSwitch, which published the research.Of the 5,084 UK adults with…

Managing money is so much easier with a smartphone

Managing money is so much easier with a smartphone
We've all been in awkward situations where we get home to a credit card bill or bank statement and realise we've been a little too relaxed in terms of our personal finances for the past month. This is perfectly understandable - it's so easy to forget to be as disciplined as you might have intended after one a large purchase, for example. However, making simple financial management much…

European Commission: End of overseas roaming charges

European Commission: End of overseas roaming charges
The European Commission has announced that roaming charges are to be abolished across the continent. This will mean that people enjoying a holiday in another country other than their place of residence will incur no extra charges. As an example, Brits heading to a country within the European Union for a well-deserved break will be able to use their mobile phones without having to worry…

Make Money From Your Blackberry

The mobile phone industry moves at a tremendous rate and can very quickly turn what is a current phone into a retro-looking embarrassment. Of course, this isn’t to say that the phone isn’t capable, it is just the speed of technological change in this intensive industry. With the recent news that Blackberry are to shift focus to the business market thus lessening focus on the…

Pitfalls to Watch for when you Recycle Mobile Phones

If you decide to recycle mobile phones, watch out for a few potential pitfalls from some unscrupulous recycling companies. All too often, recyclers lure you with attractive prices, only to find excuses to pay less once you have sent them your phone. Things to watch out for include companies who tell you they need to pay you less because of cosmetic wear and tear, because…

Another Means of Money Making

Making a bit of extra cash, even if it is only a few pennies, is becoming a big thing in the UK, with thousands of people using cashback sites regularly and looking out for other money saving tips on forums. Selling unwanted and unused mobile phones is another great way of making yourself some extra money, and we estimate that around £1 billion is sat…