Eco-friendly Smartphones: Who’s the ‘Greenest?’

Your tablet and smartphone now play a significant part in how green you are! Who has the ‘green’ thumb for smartphones? An article from Digital Trends maps out environmental practices of leading electronics manufactures and scales them from least ‘green’ to most ‘green.’ The main problem tablet and smartphone manufacturers run into is what exactly…

Cyber Security Rejuvenated

As the saying goes, it takes one to know one. TrainACE and other IT training companies are taking initiative to teach candidates the ins and outs of cyber security. Their goal? To stop hackers in their tracks with next generation defense techniques. In fact, USA Today reported, “one of the most effective solutions is for…

HTC Facebook Phone Flop

Apparently consumers didn’t ‘Like’ the HTC First, aka the Facebook phone, enough to make it a hot commodity. Sales dropped within one year from $99 to a whopping 99 cents! According to a CNET article, there were quite a few reasons why the Facebook phone wasn’t a huge success from the get-go: Facebook Home was…

The Truth About The ‘Digital Dump’

Some call it “bridging the digital divide” and “helping the poor.” However, a recent New York Times article posts a different opinion on the afterlife of the millions of American cellphones junked each year. As the slightly used cellphones pile up, women and children of developing countries burn mountains of e-waste, smash batteries and cook…