CNET News Daily Podcast: Prevent your TV from becoming e-waste

CNET News' Erik Palm talks about the dangers of e-waste and how to make sure your analog TV's disposed of properly as the U.S. gets ready to shift to digital television.


As the U.S. prepares to shift to digital television on June 12, environmental organizations are warning of a surge in e-waste. CNET News intern Dara Kerr talks to CNET News' Erik Palm about the dangers of e-waste and how to make sure your TV is disposed of properly. He also talks about what he saw when he followed an analog TV in the last stages of its life.

Plus, it's official: the Palm Pre's a hit.
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About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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