Tag Archives: electronics

The Consumerist‘s guide to things you shouldn’t buy during the recession…

… doesn’t include consumer electronics. Buy!

Sonic Nausea will finally give you disturbing, pathetic revenge

“Sonic Nausea” is a little device that clips onto a 9-volt battery and purports to emit “ultra-high frequency soundwaves which soon leads most in its vicinity to queasiness”. (We just call it “Lil’ Brownlee”.) It’s $30 for one of the … Continue reading

Power On Self Toast

Buying electronics in Europe is for idiots

At least every six months, I cram myself into the fetid belly of a Trans-Atlantic 747, spend 12 hours trying not to fling to the ground and jump on the spine of the small child rhythmically kicking the back of … Continue reading

Citizens still tossing too many electronics in the trash

According to an in-depth report from Reuters, people are still throwing far too many of their gadgets in the trash: But while the percentage of old electronics thrown in the trash can dropped to 19 percent in 2007 from 21 … Continue reading

Plush Electronics by Blythe Church

Incredibly detailed electronics plushies? Yes, ma’am! Noted sewist Blythe Church will be showing off these intricate plush boom boxes, complete with huggable batteries, at Argyle Fine Art in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 11th through 27th, along with other plush electronics … Continue reading

Greenpeace Takes Electronics Companies to Task, But Are They Fair?

I’ve been mulling Greenpeace’s “Guide to Greener Electronics” since its release yesterday, especially its ranking of Nintendo, who scores a zero out of a possible ten. On the one hand I appreciate their attempts to hold electronics companies to high … Continue reading