Apple at their 21st March event showed off their promise to the environment. Aiming for a 100% renewable power capability Apple reached 93% of its goal. Where 93% of all Apple facilities are run on renewable energy. Whereas, 100 % of their data centres are run on renewable sources of energy.
Apple has also worked on a new Robot which lets the company take apart each and every component of any Apple device like an iPhone into components and send individual items back to the manufacturing line.
Apple also said that almost 99% of all packaging used in their products comes from recycled paper or sustainable sources of [...]
Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, the Italian motorcycle maker, unveiled the Vespa scooter at the 2012 Auto Expo. Vespa was started in 1946 and since then, the company have sold more than 17 million units worldwide. Piaggio plans to bring this iconic brand back to India with a new spirit. Piaggio have set up a new facility at Baramati for Vespa’s production, where they plan to manufacture with initial capacity of 150,000. The Vespa will hit Indian roads in April 2012 and will initially be available in 35 main cities.
The company showed off its [...]
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.
Designer Michael Young has created these recyclable over-the-ear headphones, called the Noisezero O+ Eco edition, these Music beaters are made from total recyclable mix of steel , aluminum and bio plastics.
The extra large 50mm Titanium coated HD driver unit with neodymium iron boron magnet generates powerful sound. Also the state of the art Titanium coated high rigidity driver diaphragm eliminates unwanted vibration for sound supremacy. The internal double bass reflex chamber design and tuned bass port produce super strong bass, while its balanced air pressure tuned treble ports provide extra clear treble. By using cornstarch bio-plastics to [...]
Hindustan Times reports that in a government initiative – a R 120-crore project under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), will kick off in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and involve state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and tower infrastructure firm GTL and Indus Towers. Under the project the existing towers will be transformed into solar powered towers.
Of the 400 towers, installed at R30 lakh each, 100 will be of BSNL. The ministry will subsidise about 30 % of the tower costs. Usually these towers require large amounts of electricity [...]
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.