Apple Announces Lineup for the 8th Annual iTunes Festival in London

Apple has just announced that their yearly iTunes Music Festival will be held in London at the Roundhouse venue. The month long event is returing to London for the eight consecutive year and will feature 60 acts including some of the worlds biggest artists – Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, and Chrissie Hynde.… Read the rest


Drop Smart Scale: Cooking Made Easy

Over the past few weeks I have developed a serious interest towards cooking, which has been primarily fueled by MasterChef. I try and make at-least one meal each day on my own and I think I’ve made some serious progress.… Read the rest


Key Facts and Figures from Apple’s 2014 Environmental Responsibility Report

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Earlier today, Apple released its 2014 Environmental Responsibility Report which highlights the progress Apple has made towards its environmental goals during the fiscal year 2013. Apple broadly categorises their efforts into three categories -

  • Reduce our impact on climate change by using renewable energy sources and driving energy efficiency in our products
  • Pioneer the use of greener materials in our products and processes
  • Conserve precious resources so we all can thrive

Here are some key facts and figures for each of the three categories -

Climate Change

As part of its efforts to reduce impact on climate change Apple has

  • Apple is the only company in the industry whose data centers
    are powered by 100 percent renewable energy
  • The company’s entire product line not only meets but far exceeds strict ENERGY STAR guidelines
  • The company’s 2013 carbon footprint stood at 33,800,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
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This is what differentiates Apple from the rest if you ask me. In my opinion, it is the only company that is equally focused on culture and people as it is on building the most innovative products.… Read the rest