Mobile phone recycling 

Cellphones are endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

In the Congo basin, minerals used in cellphones and other electronics are often mined by illegal, small-scale miners who end up hurting wildlife for food and driving them away from their habitat. You can do something to change this. A mother gorilla holds her child in a jungle in Congo. Gorillas are driven away from their habitats by small-scale miners who dig for coltan, a mineral used in cellphones and other electronics. Image: FredR, CC BY-NC 2.0 You probably use it every day and don’t think once about gorillas. In today’s world, it’s…

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Lines for the OnePlus 6T were longer than the ones for the iPhones, says T-Mobile

People are buying what OnePlus and T-Mobile are selling – the lines for the OnePlus 6T in front of the carrier’s stores were longer than those for the new iPhones (according to a T-Mo employee quoted by Business Insider). T-Mobile stores are currently the only place in the world where you can buy a 6T, but that’s not why the carrier has the best deal on the new flagship. By trading in an eligible phone (the list is quite long and even includes the original OnePlus One) you get $300…

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