American technology giant Google started making hardware products under the Made By Google lineup back in the year 2016. These products include smart speakers under the Home range, smartphones under the Pixel lineup; plus other offerings like the Chromecast and Daydream VR Headset. Now, in a blog post by the company, a senior Google executive has promised to cut down on carbon footprints and use only recyclable materials in its hardware products in the future.About Google’s Initiative
As mentioned above, Google has promised to cut down on its carbon footprints by using recycled materials for Made By Google lineup. These would include smartphones, smart displays [...]
Samsung Electronics on Sunday announced in a blog post that it would replace plastic packaging with Eco-Friendly materials. The company said that it will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements.
In their blog post, Samsung wrote, “From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materials like recycled/bio-based plastics and paper.”
This makes Samsung one of the only companies to start an [...]
Apple has filed for a new Patent that would allow for new MacBooks to go on for days and weeks without requiring a charge. This new technology would also allow for Cupertino’s new laptops to be slimmer and lighter. Apple has filed for a patent indicating that hydrogen fuel cells would be used to send and receive power from a battery to power a laptop computer. Apple also admits in this patent that the company is developing a product which is small enough and cheap enough to be placed in one of their laptops will be a challenge.
Before we begin to talk about this next piece of hardware, let me tell you that we want one! The Samsung ambient light based transparent LCD shows what technology has achieved today. What we saw in movies and SCI-FI flick is becoming real day by day.
What you see here is a prototype 46-inch display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and ten-finger touchscreen capability. The device generates is power from surrounding light, much like our calculators.
Whats impressive is the fact that Samsung has been able to make a working prototype of a Huge touchscreen [...]
Japanese made Meguru is the electric solution India already has in the form of the Vodafone eRick. Produced by the Yodogawa Group, the Meguru is just 8’2 long, 3’11 wide and 5’3 tall, and comes with a maximum speed and range of 25 miles per hour. The Meguru electric Rickshaw seats three and uses a single lithium-ion battery. t’s a remarkably simple design, with little in the way of bells and whistles: its heating system consists of blankets, and a pinwheel fan replaces an air conditioning unit. In homage to the rickshaw’s Japanese past, the vehicle’s floor is made of recycled bamboo, and the [...]
This brilliant looking water Faucet – meant for home as well as commercial applications is an earth saver. The faucet has a 1 lit tank as seen above, the water after being let out takes 30 sec to refill, discouraging the waste of water.
Consider this, on an average in a commercial application a standard faucet uses/lets out water at the rate of 10 lit per minute. This will bring it down to 1 lit per minute. A 90% saving of the most useful resource on the planet. This would be a grace in India where people like to leave the water running. Although, in our country, impatience is as common as mobile phones.