Stung by the revelations from Apple about slowing iPhone performance? We’re here to help. Bring your phone and the new battery to an upcoming Restart Party and we can work with you to give some new charge to your older phone.
Apple admitted it has released software updates reducing performance for some of its iPhone models, when the capacity of the battery degrades. However they didn’t address the exact circumstances and why users are not notified. We think we deserve more transparency from them and other manufacturers.
While Apple’s recycling robot represents an important recognition of the need to “close the loop” it is also a mascot for an unreal future still based on mindless buying and discarding with little regard for people and planet
The estimated manufacturing footprint of 80 million iPhone 6 projected to be sold (6,460 kilotonnes) will be greater than the total annual carbon footprint of the London boroughs of Westminster, Lambeth and Camden – of over 770,000 people and all of the business activity in three central areas of one of the world’s richest cities.
Last week, our first women’s electronics repair workshop was a great success, thanks to the participation of 12 women of all ages and skill levels. We had an ex-professional repairer in our ranks, some born tinkerers and DIY types, and some who had never really had an opportunity to tinker. Our workshop is named after […]