The Fairphone is an Openly-Designed Conflict-Free Smartphone

June 19, 2013 by  
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Buying a mobile device these days can feel like signing a pact with the devil – and to make matters worse, it’s difficult to determine where the parts were sourced and assembled and whether they were ethically produced. Fairphone aims to take the guilt out of gadgetry by producing the world’s first openly-designed, conflict-free smartphone . The company launched a successful crowdfunding campaign to reach their minimum goal of 5,000 pre-orders and now the Fairphone is on its way towards mass production. Read the rest of The Fairphone is an Openly-Designed Conflict-Free Smartphone Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , banka , bill of materials , conflict free , democratic repulbic of congo , dragontrail , Europe , fairphone , Firefox , indonesia , jellybean 4.3 , mediatek chipset , north america , rwanda , smartphone , solutions for hope project , ubuntu        

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Bosch And Evatran Team Up to Launch Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging System

June 19, 2013 by  
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Bosch Automotive Service Solutions and the Evatran Group are developing a wireless electric vehicle charging system that could become the first commercially available system of its kind in the US. Unlike other EV charging systems , the Plugless Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging System offers hands-free, automatic EV charging. All EV drivers have to do is park their vehicles on the system’s floor-mounted Parking Pad and their vehicle begins charging. Read the rest of Bosch And Evatran Team Up to Launch Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging System Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bosch , electric vehicles , ev , ev wireless charging , Evatran Group , infrastructure , Plugless Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging System , wireless charging        

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