The iPhone isn’t the only cell phone that will allow you to adjust your home’s power consumption. Nokia has entered the smart home scene and is working on providing a new option for controlling your smart home via your mobile phone.
It’s quickly becoming common knowledge that the efficiency of a charger plays a big role in the energy consumption of a device. Energy Star makes this very clear, and so does Motorola's history in making efficient chargers for cell
OK TreeHugger readers, confession time. How many of you bring your cellphone with you when you go hiking, or whatever you do when you want to get out into nature? I confess that I do it—if only because it was
We know iPhone apps are pretty dang popular. We also know there are quite a few that help us to go green. Also getting popular are apps for Google's G1 and Android phones. So what are our green options so far?
Cell phone users have gotten into the habit of replacing their old cell phones every 14-18 months. And currently, there are more than 700 million used cell phones in the US. So when Reuters reports that cell phone sales will be
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PCWorld has shown off the winners of the LG Japan Mobile Design Contest. Some of the designs are really innovative, and we thought it would be fun to take the brainstorming a step further and think about how environmental
Google Earth is an excellent tool for environmental activism. And of course it was only a matter of time before they developed an app for the iPhone – putting the tool right in your pocket (if you have an iPhone, of course).
Recently we mentioned the money and research being poured into Liquavista’s electrowetting technology. It is a way of providing incredible displays that are ultra thin, flexible, and fast enough to display even video. The
A new software app for your phone takes all the calculating part out of figuring your carbon footprint. All you have to do is carry your phone around - which most of us do anyway - and it does the calculations for you. But,
Most people are already well aware the Google unveiled the Android phone this week, and details are circulating through the internet. It's only a matter of time before Google launches an apps store for the Android — about a
On the rise are devices that help us monitor and adjust our home’s energy use from afar. Energy Optimizers Limited’s Plogg is one of these devices. It’s an easy plug-in solution that tracks and logs how much energy an
The trade group GSMA has introduced a new plan that will help boost renewable power sources for mobile operators in developing countries. This new plan will make a serious dent in diesel use and carbon emissions by
And I thought I was so clever with that headline, only to find that Wired did it yesterday. But the issue is serious; We may worry about radiation, but a bigger problem with cellphones is the way people use
It's a little discouraging how long it has taken electronics' makers to truly go deep green with their products. Green vaporware is much more common than green alternatives. And so it is with these very cool Siemens concept phones - they'll never