Archive : technology

6 Months With Android

I bought my current Android phone 6 months ago: it was the first day of the debut of the HTC EVO 4G with Sprint. Overall, my experience with the phone, service, and operating system has been positive. There are a few nits, mostly minor. Let’s get those out of the way. 1. battery life: this […]

Is Mercury A Danger In CFL bulbs?

Questions about compact fluorescent light bulbs: 1. how much mercury is in a CFL bulb vs. how much is safe exposure, vs. how much may be generated by electrical power plants 2. how to dispose of a CFL bulb when it is burnt out or broken? non-mercury-related, but still important questions: 3. isn’t it wasteful […]