• Why You Should Wipe and Donate Your Junk Gadgets -

    Why You Should Wipe and Donate Your Junk Gadgets -

    This past summer, British artist Julie Alice Chappell made headlines on sites such as My Modern Met with her work turning old electronics into colorful sculptures.Computer Component Bugs began with a trip to a local charity that collects discarded goods, where Chappell found boxes of old electronics.
  • A Powerful Battery That Doesn't Explode? Yes, Please

    A Powerful Battery That Doesn't Explode? Yes, Please

    The inventors of a lithium-ion battery concept that releases its own built-in flame retardant say it could reduce the flammability of smartphones and other mobile devices without sacrificing battery performance.In theory, their concept is fairly simple and doesn't require a lot of added sensors or electronics.