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Samsung Upcycling at Home turns old phones into new IoT devices (now in beta)

Some folks keep old smartphones in a drawer. Others turn them into artwork. But with most phones only designed to be used for a few years, an awful lot of them eventually end up as e-waste, causing environmental and health issues. Earlier this year Samsung revealed another option that could breathe new life into old […]

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Report: A lot of US e-waste “recycled” ends up in landfills

Have an old phone, computer, printer, or TV that you don’t need anymore, but which isn’t new enough to fetch a decent price on eBay? Then you may want to recycle it. In fact, some communities have laws that require you to recycle it rather than putting electronic items with toxic components out on the curb […]