Why Gadget Repairability Is So Damn Important

July 19th, 2012

Treehugger, July 19, 2012. “If you can’t open it, you don’t own it. When we can’t even get past the “Will Void Warranty” stickers, then we are simply leasing a device until we buy the next new model.”

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Recyclers disagree on impact of glued-in Retina MacBook Pro batteries

July 18th, 2012
By Chris Foresman

July 18, 2012: “…an internal memo sent to AppleCare and certified third-party technicians claims that the battery should not be removed from the aluminum casing “for any reason.”

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How did the new MacBook Pros get Gold-level green ratings?

July 14th, 2012

Fortune Magazine, July 14, 2012. But having extricated itself from one environmental cow pie, the company may have stepped right into another.

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Apple rejoins EPEAT, admits quitting was a mistake

July 13th, 2012

We are astonished: Apple claims laptops with glued in battery meet EPEAT standards

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Apple Quits EPEAT “Green Electronics” Program

July 9th, 2012

Apple is now the only major computer manufacturer with no products on the EPEAT registry

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