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Martin Griss, director of Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley and the Disaster Management Initiative, explains how to build technologies that will make a difference for individuals and their...
February 1, 2012 11:26am
Solar panels are being squeezed in all sorts of places lately, even the brims of baseball hats. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out this solar cap that will never leave you in the dark.
January 31, 2012 11:33am
Listen up, cafés. No one wants a cold cuppa, but a piping hot latte can cause some serious damage. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das tests out the SmartLid cup topper which turns a different color depending...
7 | January 25, 2012 8:15am
Modern design takes a sustainable turn with Artek's Shigeru Ban 10-unit System Chair. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explores the possible configurations of this modular system.
5 | January 19, 2012 8:24am
Thinking of making the switch from energy-intensive incandescent bulbs, but can't stand the infamously cold and harsh light quality? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das rounds up some bulbs that will have you...
6 | January 11, 2012 2:06pm
At CES in Las Vegas, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest talks to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about what to expect from the software giant in 2012. Ballmer previews the new Windows phone OS, Windows...
2 | January 10, 2012 8:57am
At CES in Las Vegas, Sony executives show off the latest in the company's line of consumer electronics, from the company's new Xperia smartphone, to its new PlayStation Vita portable gaming...
January 9, 2012 8:00pm
Pack a planet-friendly lunch by wrapping your sandwich in Kids Konserve Food Kozies and including a To-Go Ware Utensil Set. For those who don't think this could make a difference, SmartPlanet's...
8 | January 4, 2012 9:40am
At Smitten Ice Cream the secret ingredient is in HOW the scoops are made. Founder Robyn Sue Fisher shows SmartPlanet how machines known as "Kelvin" use liquid nitrogen to make ice cream in less...
11 | January 3, 2012 8:48am
One last idea for the last-minute shoppers and those Vegas-bound for CES. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares electronic sleeves made out of cork, because every iPad & iPhone cover should be certified...
1 | December 21, 2011 8:50am
Still searching for a unique gift? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares Sprout watches. Sure, you could go with a Rolex or a Tag, but are those compostable? Find out just how eco-friendly these...
3 | December 19, 2011 2:35pm
Have a foodie on your holiday shopping list? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares some great ideas including a magical lid that replaces plastic wrap and a chopping board set that reduces the spread of...
December 15, 2011 9:01am
Exhausted all your clever gift ideas for the person who has everything on your list? Bluebell Giving cards put a charitable spin on plain old gift cards. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explains how they...
December 13, 2011 3:50pm
Gorgeous and green, a holiday gift sure to delight even the most discriminating person on your list. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a close look at Root of the Earth bowls.
1 | December 8, 2011 8:09am
What's better than using the sun to charge your gadgets? Using the sun, and then bragging about it to your social network. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out the Changers Starter Kit and its...
2 | December 5, 2011 10:00am