New Universal Charger Policy Aims to Reduce E-Waste

Since the first cell phone charger was designed, the age old problem of too many chargers has been a common issue. Each household contains a plethora of electronic devices, and therefore an abundance of chargers, but the number one problem seems to be mismatched chargers. Imagine leaving the house to visit a friend only to…

Device Leasing Company Expands

Rumors that Apple is developing a leasing program for its devices have recently circulated, raising questions from the company’s loyal customers. The rumors stirred surprise among Apple users, however, this is not the first time the idea of leasing devices has been put into action.  Berlin-based device leasing company, Grover, was founded in 2015 with…

Tech Solutions Series: Bluetooth Troubleshooting

When the idea of going “hands free” first arose it was revolutionary to think about taking calls without having to actually hold a phone, but Bluetooth has evolved even further. We now have cordless headphones and earbuds, speakers that connect to our smartphones simply by being near them, cameras, televisions, and the list goes on.…

Samsung Announces Self-Repair Program

Several tech companies have announced repair programs as a result of the Right to Repair movement’s recent traction in the industry. Many companies have felt the pressure to include self repair options to their customers, and some have already made changes. Tech giants like Apple and Google have begun developing programs that would allow customers…