A few weeks ago, I was participating in a meeting on Ecodesign where we discussed regulations for washing machines. Around that same time, something interesting happened: the display on my own washing machine started to fail. A few years ago, those two things wouldn’t have had anything to do with each other. Environmentally friendly products and repair were seen as… Continue reading "How Much Money Is Too Much Money To Fix A Washing Machine?"
Valentine’s Day has long been celebrated as a day of love—and call us crazy, but there’s nothing we love more than repair. This Valentine’s Day, we’re choosing repair over roses. We’re hoping you will, too! And if you do, we’ll give you a shot at some seriously sweet prizes. Here’s How to Win Snap a picture (or take a video)… Continue reading "Choose Repair Over Roses"
Apple just entered the smart speaker game, debuting their six-years-in-the-making HomePod. In classic Apple fashion they’ve had years to study the competition, so we’re betting there’s more to this HomePod than meets the ears. One thing’s for sure, the HomePod wins at being the worst device ever to open. This thing is bulletproof—meant to withstand intense vibration and minimize buzzing components.… Continue reading "We Tore Down Apple’s HomePod to Mesh n’ Bone"