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HTC One X is latest phone to catch fire while charging

The HTC One X is the latest phone to catch fire while charging, but fortunately the owner was unhurt.

By August 16, 2013

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Apple replacing chargers in UK after iPhone electrocution

Apple will take your knock-off charger off your hands after dodgy power adaptors injured and even killed iPhone owners.

By August 13, 2013

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Apple replacing knock-off chargers after iPhone owner dies

If you're taking your life in your hands by using a third-party charger to power your iPhone, Apple's offering to swap it for a proper one.

By August 6, 2013

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Where electronics go to die, responsibly

CNET tours an e-waste recycling center that disassembles electronics on site for downstream recycling to ensure that e-waste is handled responsibly and personal data is destroyed.

By May 13, 2011

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GoodGuide rates most virtuous cell phones

Consumers don't have much to go on if they want to consider the environmental or social impact of the phone they're buying. GoodGuide looks to fill the gap by expanding into electronics.

By February 17, 2011

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Out with the old--Jasmine's Tech Dos & Don'ts

Get schooled by CNET editor Jasmine France. This week she gives tips on how to enjoy video on-the-go in order to survive the tedium and annoyances of holiday travel.

By January 13, 2011

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Electronics recycling: Dealing with skeletons in the closet

With America Recycles Day around the corner, here are some tips and things to consider when it comes to recycling electronics and e-waste.

By November 12, 2010

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Father: 'We are the drug dealers right now'

His comments are well-timed with the DEA's "Take Back" initiative, in which drop boxes are placed for people to dispose of expired or unwanted meds.

By September 23, 2010

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E-waste showdown unearths deeper questions

Consumer electronics and IT associations are challenging a New York City e-waste recycling law. Recycling advocates worry that state programs could be stalled.

By January 16, 2010

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EPEAT rating to rank TVs' eco-features

A group that's not well known by consumers is creating standards that measure environmental performance beyond energy efficiency. But it will take awhile.

By May 29, 2009