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 […]

Disposable Computers Become the Trend for Apple

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In recent years, Apple has made eco-friendliness the meme behind its design decisions, highlighting the use of highly recyclable materials such as metal and glass. However, the messaging isn’t without caveats as power users who find themselves outgrowing their purchases year after year may have to part with their purchases, rather than being offered a […]

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 […]

Samsung Replenish Green Phone Gets Raspberry Pink Option on Sprint

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The Samsung Replenish, heralded by U.S. carrier Sprint as the nation’s first environmentally friendly Android smartphone, will be getting another color option in the form of Raspberry Pink come July 24th. Currently available in Onyx Black and Arctic Blue, the Replenish is made from recycled plastics and come with eco-friendly packaging. There is an optional […]

Eco-Talk: Android for Good at Google I/O Helps Users Recycle Android Phones

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Google is asking attendees of its Google I/O conference to bring in old unlocked Android smartphones in working conditions to donate to the Android for Good program, which will clean up your phone and send it to someone in a developing country. As I/O is geared towards geeky developers–who may constantly upgrade to the newest […]

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, […]

Sprint Adds a Touch of Green to Android with Samsung Replenish

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In San Francisco, California at the Climate One discussion, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse unveiled Sprint’s latest eco-friendly efforts in the form of the Samsung Replenish, an eco-conscious Android smartphone. While the phone is touted as environmentally friendly, it doesn’t skimp on specs and the Samsung Replenish should be able to take on messaging devices with […]

Motion Announces New Recycling Program

Motion Computing is making it easier for existing customers to retire those older computers, dispose of them in a safe manner, and destroy the data hidden on those hard drives: Motion Computing ®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless communications, announced today that it has partnered with Goodwill Industries and TechTurn, an industry leader […]