Just in time for next month’s Verizon iPhone release, we present to you a bit of thought-provoking, guilt-tripping data. In this graphic by InfographicWorld was created for iAmGreen and brings to light some of the questions that nobody asks but everyone should. What happens to all of those cell phones that we simply stop using… Continue reading The Environmental Impact of Cell Phones
As of next year, almost any cellphone will work with almost any charger. (In Europe)
Robots, man. Freaking robots. Your robotic fix today comes from PhD student Ji-Dong Yim, who has built two cell phone robots, Callo and Cally (get it? call-y? cell phone? ah, never mind). Both bots run on Nokia N82 handsets, and can move and show emotion based on user input, be it by text, voice, or… Continue reading Cell Phone Robots Make Calling Out Really Bulky and Awkward, But Are Totally Adorable
Warning: Don’t click ‘More’ if you’re unable to handle images a tad on the morbid side. Seriously. This is nothing if not controversial. That aside, this is possibly the most eye-opening ‘don’t talk and drive’ anti-cellphone campaigns I’ve ever seen, and I’m sure you’ll agree. The idea of this campaign, by the Bangalore Traffic Police,… Continue reading A Bloody Intense Ad Campaign
Two former technology bigwigs have banded together to bring cell phone recycling to the streets. Ron LeMay, formerly Chief Executive for Sprint Wireless and David Edmonson, ex-CEO of Radio Shack created the company eRecyclingCorps with the idea of trade-in schemes that encourage users not to simply throw out their old devices.