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With more of the world “going green,” people are beginning to pay closer attention to how much electricity they use to just charge their mobile devices: Some estimates register 31 percent of our electricity is used to charge mobile devices, …

As mobile phone recycling has become more main stream with many millions of people in the UK being informed that one can turn in and recycle their old mobile phones and electrical gadgets for cash. More companies and websites begin …

Very few people know about alternative ways of charging their mobile phones and other electronic gadgets. However, it is possible to charge these gadgets without having to rely on electricity. For instance, unknown to many, solar cell phone chargers are available in the market.

But how do solar cell phone chargers work, exactly, and how efficient are these environmentally-friendly products?

The design or appearance of these chargers often varies depending on the brand or model, but they are generally lightweight; a few of them are even small enough to fit inside your pocket. These charger has a small solar panels that stores energy.

Mobile phone recycling is on the rise according to Hitwise data.

Internet searches related to the recycling of mobile phones have almost trebled over the last 12 months. UK Internet searches for a portfolio of mobile phone recycling search terms …

The radiation emitted by mobile phones and other gadgets could be responsible for wiping out up to 70 percent of the United States bee population, according to some reports.

Whilst the theory might seem far …

The future of the mobile phone battery just got a whole lot sweeter after researchers at Saint Louis University developed a biodegradable fuel cell battery capable of running on anything containing sugar. Apparently the cell can power …

Mobile phones are about to become cooler thanks to a new type of bioplastic which conducts heat faster than steel.

The new plastic, being developed by NEC, is made from corn and will be mass produced early in 2008.

Apparently the …

HTW Electronics was exhibiting a solar powered mobile phone concept at CeBIT this week and claims that a full production model will be released in China next month.

The HTW S116 has an array of solar cells which charge an internal …

More evidence is surfacing this week confirming that cell phones do not affect medical equipment in hospitals.

We reported last year that an investigation in the UK showed no reason mobile phones should be banned in hospitals and that …

A new survey, commissioned by the BBC’s Focus magazine and carried out on the Radio Times website, has named the mobile phone as the second worst invention ever. The “winner” of this dubious honour was the weapon, which was voted …