5 Things You Should Know About Planned Obsolescence

5 Things You Should Know About Planned Obsolescence

Planned, or built-in, obsolescence may be extremely appealing to electronics manufacturers. It’s a way to ensure that demand for the devices they manufacture stays viable. With planned obsolescence, producers design their devices with built-in end-of-life scenarios....
Topical issues and Obsolescence Conference

Topical issues and Obsolescence Conference

The International Institute of Obsolescence Management, from its roots in obsolescence management of electronic and other components, now supports manufacturers, service providers and obsolescence practitioners from across industry, and is holding its 2nd...
Uber Toledo launches with free rides

Uber Toledo launches with free rides

Uber has arrived in the City of Glass! Starting at 3pm today, we are hitting the streets of Toledo, giving you a seamless, stylish, and convenient way to move around the city. Did we mention rides are FREE for 2 weeks?! With just the push of a button, Uber will...
Tips on how to increase your cell phone battery life

Tips on how to increase your cell phone battery life

There are several ways to maximize your phone’s battery life with minimal effort. A lot of the battery charge for our phones is used on unnecessary apps and settings that we don’t realize are killing the charge and causing our phones to die. Rather than lugging a...

NASA Glenn Research Center Hosts National Lab Day

Representatives from NASA, the U.S. Department of Education, Glenn’s scientists and engineers, teachers and over 300 students from schools across Northeast Ohio will celebrate National Lab Day at Glenn, Monday, May 19 at 10 a.m. The event will take place in the Flight...

The Power Of Local Energy

By John Bernhardt — Outreach & Communications Director for the Clean Coalition Electricity, like most commodities, is rarely produced where it is consumed. In the United States, the majority of electricity is generated at large, centralized power plants and then...

Why smart cities?

Smart cities are emerging in response to an increasingly urbanized world dealing with scarce resources, along with the desire to improve energy efficiency. By providing appropriate technologies and solutions, smart cities can deal with issues such as congestion and...
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