Apple’s water-resistant iPhone 7 will fight e-waste due to drowned gadgets

September 7, 2016 by  
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E-waste is a pressing modern issue: according to the EPA, over 60 million metric tons of e-waste , or electronic waste, enters landfills every single year. iPhones and Apple Watches are among the offending devices casually tossed out each year – the company has sold over a billion of the phones but few are recycled properly. Today at their event in San Francisco, Apple their new iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. Both are water resistant. Related: Apple just unveiled a blazing fast iPhone recycling robot Apple’s Twitter account actually leaked the detail that the iPhone 7 is water resistant. According to Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller, the new enclosure on the iPhone 7 means it is water and dust resistant. Apple COO Jeff Williams spoke about the Apple Watch Series 2: a “completely re-engineered” watch. According to Williams, while the first Apple Watch was splash-proof, the Apple Watch Series 2 is actually “swim-proof.” He said users can wear it while swimming , surfing, or even during the “occasional cannonball.” Apple created new seals and adhesives to close entry points where water could leak into the device, but one area that was hard to seal was the speaker. According to Williams, they redesigned the speaker system so they can actually “use the speaker itself” to “eject water.” The watch won’t just be swim-proof for a lap every once and a while, but for those who swim daily. Apple tested the Watch in a simulator to see that it would last for those who swim over the course of several years, for “hundreds of thousands of strokes.” + Apple

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3 Ways The Apple Watch Can Help You Lead A Healthier Life

September 18, 2015 by  
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Is it time to move? If you’re not sure, taking a look at your watch should give you the answer. Apple’s wearable technology innovation, The Apple Watch, is for obvious reasons making quite a name for itself as competition in the fitness-tracking…

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Apple reveals a completely revamped Macbook

March 9, 2015 by  
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While many people were focused on the Apple Watch reveal , one of the most exciting things to come out of today’s Apple event was the newly-revamped Macbook. Rumors have been swirling for months about a new Macbook and Apple finally confirmed that a new design will be hitting shelves next month. Thinner and lighter than ever before, the new computer is designed to work in collaboration with your smartphone and has some incredible new technology that may usher in a new way of thinking about the personal computer. Read the rest of Apple reveals a completely revamped Macbook Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple Event March 2015 , Apple MacBook , Apple Macbook colors , Apple reinvents the Macbook , Apple reveal , Apple watch , Force Touch , Macbook 2015 , Macbook Apple , Macbook reinvented , MackBook pro , new Macbook

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Watch out! Apple’s new smart watch expected to debut this afternoon

March 9, 2015 by  
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Later today, Apple is set to launch their latest smart accessory: the Apple Watch . In a long-anticipated move, Apple steps into the wearable technology pool alongside other manufacturers like Samsung and Microsoft. Will the Apple Watch blow its competitors out of the water? Read the rest of Watch out! Apple’s new smart watch expected to debut this afternoon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , apple ceo tim cook , apple smart watch , Apple watch , iWatch , new apple products , tim cook , wearable technology

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PHOTOS: Apple Unveils The Apple Watch – Its First Wearable Device

September 9, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of PHOTOS: Apple Unveils The Apple Watch – Its First Wearable Device Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activity monitor , apple , Apple iWatch , Apple smartwatch , Apple Symbol Watch , Apple watch , apple watch fitness tracker , apple watch sports band , apple wearable device , fitness devices , fitness tracker , green technology , i watch , iPhone , iPhone 6 , iphone 6 plus , iWatch , wearable devices , wearable iphone , wearable technology

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DIY: How to Make a Bird Feeder From a Plastic Bottle!

September 9, 2014 by  
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The cooler half of the year is right around the corner (though most of us don’t want to admit it!), and all over the northern hemisphere, little feathered friends will be looking for food to help them survive the winter. You can help to supplement their diet of dried berries and seed heads by creating a simple feeder from materials you probably already have lying around the house. If you have an empty plastic jar, juice jug, or soda bottle, you can whip a feeder together in less than an hour. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of DIY: How to Make a Bird Feeder From a Plastic Bottle! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bird feeder , bird seed , birds , birdseed , chickadees , DIY bird feeder , feeder , finches , jays , make a bird feeder , make your own bird feeder , nuthatches , plastic bottle , sparrows , upcycled , upcycled feeder , urban bird feeder , urban birds , water bottle

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Want Some Earthquake-Resistant House With That Garden?

September 9, 2014 by  
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Are We on the Verge of a Smartwatch Arms Race?

March 30, 2013 by  
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Just when you thought that your phone was the only gadget you need to worry about, the battle is beginning to heat up over smart watches .  Samsung  recently revealed its plans to release a wristwatch-style computer;  Sony  released an Android-powered model last April; and rumors of an Apple producing an  “iWatch”  are running rampant. The question of whether smart watches will be as indispensable as their handheld counterparts still remains to be seen, but tech companies are eager to explore this relatively untapped market. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Apple watch , computer watch , digital watch , eco-fashion , high-tech fashion , high-tech watch , iWatch , Samsung smartwatch , Smartwatch , Sony smartwatch , wristwatch

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