• 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.
  • Sony Launching KOOV Robot Kit for Kids

    Sony Launching KOOV Robot Kit for Kids

    The key to keeping kids engaged while learning is to entertain them, which is why Lego proved to be so popular.It looks as though Sony is taking inspiration from Lego with the launch of KOOV: a robot building kit aimed at children.