01 Oct 2013

Smartphones lend themselves to compulsive buying

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta If I have a perfectly good smartphone with no operational issues, and I decide to spring on the newest, fastest design on the market, what does

24 Feb 2013

Planned obsolescence shortens longevity of electronics

According to the 2012 Accenture Consumer Electronics Products and Services Usage Report, the highest selling products in 2012 were smart phones, high-definition TVs, computers and tablet PCs. About 23 percent