Solar Battery Tesla Powerwall and more

Thinking of getting solar panels or already have them? You might be looking at a solar battery like a Tesla Powerwall, Sonnen Eco, or LG Chem RESU. How do they work? Why would you want one? How much do they cost? While there’s some good options available, there’s a lot to chew with this one. Let’s see if we can break it down.

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Recycling Batteries: E Waste

This week I take a look at recycling batteries and avoiding e waste. With everything from mobile phones to EVs requiring something like a lithium ion battery to power it, and only 5% of lithium ion batteries getting recycled, I thought it was a good time to take a look at one of the looming environmental issues with lithium ion batteries. As well as what happens to old electric car batteries.

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Apple Siri Shortcuts - Why They Matter

Apple Siri Shortcuts and iOS 12 immediately broke away many of the constraints that were holding Siri back. Hardcore iOS users jumped in right away, but there’s still a lot of people who aren’t familiar with what it does, or why it’s so important to the future of iOS and Apple. Or how Shortcuts and Siri have changed for HomeKit, home automation, and devices like the Homepod.

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