Can a gadget addict go green?
Thoughts about kicking my conspicuous consumption habitFalling iPhone sales may be bad for #apple, but keeping old iPhones going is good for Earth (photo©babulous)A few days ago, I saw a news article that said iPhone users now wait four years to upgrade their devices. I can relate to that as my iPhone 6S+ is now into its fourth year. Despite being a gadget-lover, I delayed upgrading because of the tear-inducing prices of iPhones in India. An iPhone XS Max (64GB) that’s $1099 in US is almost 50% pricier in India at $1545 (₹1,09,900).However, people rarely do things because of a single reason. My other reason for delaying the upgrade is another snippet of news that I came across on the net. We are currently generating 40,000,000 tons of e-waste, every year.Seems that’s like throwing out 800 (...)