Apple responds to EPEAT green-certification pull-out

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Apple had pulled out of the EPEAT certification program that awarded company's whose products had stellar green credentials. Now Apple have released a statement explaining why they have done so. Apple spokesperson Kristin…

Orange Sound Charge: Eco-friendly Glastonbury garb

Each year Orange come up with a barmy, green-friendly gadget to coincide with the UK's Glastonbury music festival. For instance, last year they revealed the "Hot Stepper Power Wellies" that charged mobile phones just by using the heat from…

REVIEW: AlertMe Starter Energy monitoring kit

In these penny-pinching times we need every bit of help we can get to keep our bills down. Is AlertMe the solution to keeping those electricity bills in check, or a needlessly expensive alternative to switching off the lights before heading on out for the day?

Cycling gets even greener with Nokia bicycle phone charger

Cyclists! Fancy adding even more green credentials to your zero-emissions commute? Now you can, by charging your Nokia phone through pedal power. Yours for £25, the bicycle charger is based on the old-fashioned dynamo, but instead of charging your…

LG phones going green-friendly by 2012

LG have revealed plans to re-think their manufacturing processes in an attempt to boost their green credentials. Instead of using conventional magnesium, LG will build its mobile devices using Eco Magnesium,"a new type of clean magnesium [that] will reduce greenhouse…

Nokia looking to patent self-recharging phone batteries

Nokia are looking to file a patent for a mechanism that would allow phone batteries to recharge themselves when out and about by collecting the kinetic energy generated by movement. It'd work like this: the heavier components within a phone…