State of Power: Should Batteries Be Regulated?

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I a bid to control electronic waste and make the planet a bit greener, there had been chatter in the past about standardizing on phone chargers. As recent as the end of last month, the European Union and its commissioners are said to be mulling on micro USB as the de facto phone standard, a […]

Biofuel to Recharge Your Phone Takes An Interesting Bodily Twist

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We’ve heard of biofuel as an alternative source of clean energy for cars and larger appliances, but now a similar concept may be used to power your phone in the future. There’s a twist, however, as the biofuel used in this prototype isn’t derived from plants, but rather from your own body. Researchers at the […]

Apple Awarded Patent for Hydrogen Fuel Power on Mobile Devices

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Apple was recently awarded a patent for hydrogen fuel technology on mobile devices. Thought the patent award gives Apple an early advantage and lead in the space, it’s unclear when and if this technology will make it into smaller mobile devices from Apple or other manufacturers, including the company’s MacBook Air and Pro line of […]

Eco-Talk: Are You Carrying Hazardous Waste in Your Pocket?

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How important is it to turn in your old cellular phone for recycling? How does your mobile phone usage and behavior impact the world at large? And are you aware that you are in fact carrying hazardous waste everyday in your pocket, purse, or bag? These were some of the questions that were asked, answered, […]