The White House clarified that even though it removed the EPEAT mandate, EPEAT is the only label that meets its requirements.
The Order contains some seemingly harmless legal jargon, that if left unchanged, will result in the death of the federal EPEAT program for purchasing greener electronics.
Dell has announced that later this month they will begin selling their first computer (the OptiPlex 3030 all-in-one) made with plastic recycled from old electronics.
Samsung took an unprecedented step on May 14, and publicly apologized to workers who developed cancers after working at Samsung semiconductor plants. Some of the workers have died from leukemia.
A new book by children’s performer Raffi is built around three compelling and urgent reasons to reform social media and issues a resounding call for a thorough “mid-course correction” before it is too late.
March 5, 2013: Yesterday the White House issued a statement saying it agreed with consumers that we should be able to unlock our cell phones and tablets.
February 28, 2013: A new repairability scorecard from iFixit, the champions of easy gadget repairs, rates the repairability of the top tablet computers on the market, with a score from zero to ten.
January 29, 2013 – Something really sinister has just happened related to the EPEAT effort to update the computer standards. It happened on the IEEE’s playground, during recess.
Aug 15, 2012. “While Apple loyalists are accustomed to having to go back to Apple for new batteries (and they have stores that do this while you wait), this will be a brand new inconvenience for most PC laptop users.” Read the new ETBC report on ultrabooks.
We are astonished: Apple claims laptops with glued in battery meet EPEAT standards