Why an iPhone does not cost Apple just a third of what you pay for it

Why an iPhone does not cost Apple just a third of what you pay for it

treehugger.com 27 Sep '16, 12pm

When I was in the prefab business (and now, when I write about them) the most common complaint was "why does it cost so much? Why doesn't it cost 50 bucks a foot?" I would then spend a lot of time explaining that there were serious costs in design, shipping, administration, fees and more that all add up. Whenever I write about a nice piece of furniture, readers complain "why does it cost so much? I can get a knockoff much cheaper." © IHS Markit Now over on Quartz , a business website offshoot of the Atlantic that is usually pretty good, Mike Murphy writes that after taking apart a new iPhone and looking at its parts, it only costs $ 225 to...

Is energy productivity the missing link for the Paris Accord?: Renewable energy…

greenbiz.com 27 Sep '16, 11am

Climate Week New York came to a close with autumn descending upon the city along with pumpkin-spice lattes (including at Starbucks, which jus...

6 Things You Can Repurpose Into Homestead Successes

motherearthnews.com 27 Sep '16, 8pm

Why: A Tiki statue brings mojo to your place and a fierce Tiki scares away rascals. Source: An old log that has grown “legs” when turned upsi...

Spain Closes In on 50 Percent Renewable Power Generation

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Sep '16, 4pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Climate change got 82 seconds in the presidential debate

grist.org 27 Sep '16, 6pm

One minute and 22 seconds were spent on climate change and other environmental issues in Monday’s presidential debate — and that was pretty m...

Energy

Wind Energy Sector Disappointed by Suspension of Clean and Competitive Renewable Electricity Procurement

Wind Energy Sector Disappointed by Suspension of Clean and Competitive Renewable Electricity Proc...

canwea.ca 27 Sep '16, 7pm

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is shocked and extremely disappointed by Ontario’s decision to suspend the second round of its ...

The Clean Power Plan should be upheld to continue fighting climate change & creating jobs. Release:

seia.org 27 Sep '16, 1pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is holding a hearing today on the Environmental Protection ...

European scientist add perovskite top layer to CIGS to achieve 17.8% conversion efficiency

European scientist add perovskite top layer to CIGS to achieve 17.8% conversion efficiency

pv-tech.org 27 Sep '16, 10am

The stacked module (3.76cm2) is claimed to implement a fully scalable device concept which features a monolithic interconnection scheme, usin...

Transportation

Charging etiquette for electric-car drivers: what you need to know

greencarreports.com 27 Sep '16, 11am
Charging etiquette for electric-car drivers: what you need to know

Tom Moloughney 12 views Sep 27, 2016 Follow Tom Add to circle 2015 Nissan Leaf at evGo fast charger at Livingston Mall, Livingston, NJ [photo...

Fashion

Elon Musk reveals his big plan for colonizing Mars

inhabitat.com 27 Sep '16, 8pm
Elon Musk reveals his big plan for colonizing Mars

on the Red Planet without spending all the money in the world hinges on the development of a ginormous reusable rocket and a huge spaceship c...

Restricting immigration won’t pay for working people https://t.co/CGi2CuaHYu

neweconomics.org 27 Sep '16, 3pm
Restricting immigration won’t pay for working people https://t.co/CGi2CuaHYu

Restricting immigration won’t pay for working people Photo credit: teflon September 27, 2016 ...

Madagascar’s largest tortoise could become extinct in 2 years: https://t.co/w...

news.mongabay.com 27 Sep '16, 7am
Madagascar’s largest tortoise could become extinct in 2 years: https://t.co/wMeaenQ4jo

One of the world’s rarest tortoises, the ploughshare tortoise, is about to become extinct. Fe...

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