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Four Things I Didn't See in Barcelona

The week before I went to Mobile World Congress, I wrote about five things I'd like to see at the show. Sadly, I came across very little on my wish-list.
The event was as big as ever, even if attendance was down on previous years. So I may have missed an exhibition stand in a far corner of one hall, or overlooked a press release in the hundreds issued in ... Read more

Posted By Tom Byrd on 13 March 2009

How Green Is My Phone?

At the end of 2008 we predicted four manufacturers would launch "green" phones this year. Motorola's got off to an early start, unveiling the W233 Renew carbon-neutral phone at CES in Las Vegas. Green's going to be in vogue at Mobile World Congress next month and I'm sure we'll hear more from phone makers and environmental pressure groups about the ecological im... Read more

Posted By Tom Byrd on 19 January 2009

Samsung Takes a Corny Approach to Going Green

Samsung recently announced a range of eco-friendly phones, including models which use up to 50 percent bioplastic for their outer cases. Bioplastics are derived from renewable material like corn oil rather than petroleum. Samsung's new phones the F268, bound for China, the W510 for Korea and the E200 Eco for European markets are also free from two environmentall... Read more

Posted By Tom Byrd on 27 August 2008

Eco products feature throughout Mobile World Congress (MWC)

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo demonstrated a Nokia remade phone at MWC this week. It is one of many green / eco / environmentally friendly / ethical products on show this year. Green products are an extremely hot topic at the moment. One such product that has been getting a lot of press coverage is the Solio charger - a solar powered phone charger. While the concept is n... Read more

Posted By Tom Byrd on 26 February 2008

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