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Debuting this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas will be Motorola's latest mobile devices, including a phone that offsets its own carbon footprint, the company announced today.The plastic to make the MOTO W233 Renew is derived from recycled water bottles. That also makes it "100 percent recyclable," according to Motorola. The company worked with Carbonfund.org to offset "the carbon dioxide required to manufacture, distribute and operate the phone through investments in renewable energy sources and reforestation."The packaging is also 22 percent smaller than usual and the box and paperwork that comes with it are on "100 percent post-consumer recycled paper." You also get a postage-paid... Read more...
Why wait to play with someone else's Microsoft Surface multi-touch tabletop display, when you can build one yourself! Apparently a big hit at this last weekend's Maker Faire, was an open-source design for tinkerers to inexpensively build  their own multi-touch tabletop display with off-the-shelf components. The design comes from Eyebeam, a self-described, "art and technology center that provides a fertile context and state-of-the-art tools for digital research and experimentation." "...engineers at Eyebeam... have created a scaled-down open-source version of Surface, called Cubit. By sharing the Cubit's hardware schematics and software source code, the engineers are significantly... Read more...