Apps were created for two reasons: to entertain you and to make your life easier. There are thousands of different apps for the Droid and iPhone market to make every aspects of your life simpler like travel, shopping, eating and exercising. But there are apps out there that can not only help you but the world we live in. Downloading apps that could potentially help (more…)
When it comes to green solutions, we’re often looking for something big, but the real game changers in history have often been rather small. Clay tablets from ancient Mesopotamia may not look like much now, but by storing and transmitting information in this novel (more…)
A neatly designed chart designed by Geekaphone condenses the iPhone’s impact on the environment and the people who manufacture it in poor countries.
The statistics do not impress. For instance, iPhones purchased in 2010 contributed to 2,350 million kilograms of CO2 released into the atmosphere. (more…)
Will electric vehicles be as popular as the iPhone? That’s what Henrik Fisker says, the man behind the 4-door luxury Fisker Karma. The Karma will start production in March and is slated to show up in U.S. showrooms in April. The MSRP is $95,000, but Fisker points out that the starting price on new technology is always high, but descends quickly as manufacturing processes scale (more…)
Millions of people use mobile devices so charging them with solar power is a welcome development.
One of the latest products to hit the market is SoliCharger by SolLight, a lightweight Lithium-polymer solar-charger/battery combo that can be slipped on any iPhone 3G or 3Gs – it also works on iPhone 4. It can provide power for several hours to an (more…)
BirdsEye, a new iPhone app, gives birders instant access to the National Audubon Society’s and Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird, the largest open-source database of bird sightings in Mexico and North America.
Once users identify their locations, BirdsEye generates a list of all the resident or recently reported migratory birds within a designated radius. Confirmed sightings of rare or notable birds are also mapped and directions to their locations provided. (more…)