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Mobile on the blink: let’s treat our phones like we treat our bikes

I woke up today and the HTC Desire I have been using since December - in its fourth year of service - flickered and then the screen went black. ...

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Restarter Profile: Meet David

Tell us a little about yourself. I am known as either David or Panda. I moved to London from Paris twenty-one years ago. I have studied ...

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Where are the women Restarters? Let’s get girls tinkering and fixing

[caption id="attachment_4757" align="alignnone" width="637"] Orsetta (r), one of our more engaged women Restarters[/caption] Yesterday was Ada ...

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5 simple ways to save your good old Android

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Restarter profile: Meet Ten

This is the first of a series of profiles of Restarters. Our volunteer Restarters in London make our work possible, and have powered our project ...

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Why we care about measurement – introducing our Fixometer concept

People love to get their gadgets fixed. There is absolutely no doubt about it. For now, we can measure this in smiles, stories, and all of the ...

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Digital Design Weekend at the V&A and prototyping our “Fixometer”

Here's a simple explanation of what we are doing as a part of the London Design Festival, at the V&A Museum. We would to like show our environmental ...

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Open data for a truly circular economy

We talked at the Nesta Hot Topics session on how "open data" can help us use things for longer, and have a better idea of how they are recycled at ...

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Sustainable design: focus on gadget longevity

We spoke at the Indie Tech Summit in July. There was a great deal of discussion about the broken business models for apps and online services, which ...