In Ghana, the global problem of e-waste has local consequences

Consumers have a nasty habit of throwing out their electronics as soon as newer, shinier models become available, and they rarely ever do so properly. Nearly 42 million tons of e-waste — everything from microwaves and electric shavers to washing machines, laptops, cellphones, TVs and computer monitors — entered the global garbage stream in 2014, according to […]

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If the Apple IIe and the iPhone 6s made a baby, this would be it

Apple’s long since abandoned the beige plastic cases and rainbow-hued logos that were synonymous with the brand’s aesthetic during the ’80s. But if your favorite Apple design is still the Apple IIe, here’s the iPhone for you: the Colorware iPhone 6s Retro edition. The Colorware iPhone 6s Retro gives the latest iPhone models a custom […]

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U.S. government says you won’t get locked up for jailbreaking

Great news for people who are looking forward to jailbreaking that Apple TV that’s on its way to you this week: The Library of Congress has amended the law to render after-market firmware modification completely legal in the United States. Small questions like legality haven’t stopped people from opening up their gadgets before, but they’ll […]

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Got wood? You will after checking out this Macintosh replica

Love Hultén has created a beautiful replica of the original 128k Macintosh made almost entirely out of American walnut. Known for his craftsmanship in building replicas and concepts of gaming consoles among other gadgets, Hultén has taken that love and applied it to one of Apple’s most beloved products to date. He calls it the Golden Apple. What’s […]

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Photos capture just how much our phones disconnect us

Quick – how often do you check your iPhone when you’re around other people? When you’re out dining? At home on the couch, maybe watching TV? At the bar? At parties? If you’re anything like the rest of us, the answer is somewhere between “often” and “far too often.” Photographer Eric Pickersgill noticed this phenomenon […]

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