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Apple bans hazardous chemicals used to make iPhone screens nice and shiny

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In the past, the chemicals benzene and n-hexane, which are chemicals that make your iPhone screen so shiny, have been said to cause health problems for factory workers breathing in the fume.

But Apple has just announced that as of the iPhone 6, these complaints will be a thing of the past, as they are banning the use of the chemicals across their entire assembly line.

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The iPhone 5 Is One Of The Most Environmentally Friendly Phones There Is

The iPhone 5 Is One Of The Most Environmentally Friendly Phones There Is

The iPhone 5 might be the thinnest, sleekest iPhone yet, but it’s not the most environmentally friendly. It’s close, though.

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Apple Sued By Chinese Chemical Company Over Snow Leopard Trademark

Apple Sued By Chinese Chemical Company Over Snow Leopard Trademark

Are you confused by the difference between a toilet cleaning compound and the Mac’s operating system?

Now that Apple has paid $60 million to end a thuggish extortion attempt on the part of China’s Proview over the iPad trademark, it looks like at least one additional Chinese trademark troll is coming out of the woodwork, looking for a payday. This time, however, it’s a dispute over a product Apple doesn’t even sell anymore: OS X Snow Leopard.

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Greenpeace: Apple Is Less Green Friendly Than Dell, HP and Nokia

Greenpeace: Apple Is Less Green Friendly Than Dell, HP and Nokia

Apple takes pride in making its products environmentally friendly. It has worked to reduce its carbon footprint by keeping its product packaging to a minimum, removing toxic materials from its entire product line, making its devices more energy efficient and lots more.

However, the company isn’t the greenest of tech companies. It ranks fourth in Greenpeace’s “Guide to Greener Electronics,” with HP, Dell, and Nokia leading the way.

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