The DIY repairing of computers can be explosive

You may of seen it on the news here and there, phones catching on fire, exploding batteries and severe burns from gadgets of all sorts with lithium-ion batteries. However, its now an issue with the common computer. First phones had batteries that were not removable and now most laptop computers, including Apple’s new Macbook Pro’s…

War on Waste looks at e-waste and why its better to repair

ABC War on Waste e-waste special. Repair computers not dispose.

War on Waste looks into the e-waste issues tonight, ABC at 8:30pm. Be sure to watch. Electronic waste is a huge issue since there is an endless upgrade cycle where what was new a year or two ago is considered old and outdated. Or for various reasons consumers are choosing to buy new items when…