Cars & Gadgets

food waste

An App to Reduce Food Waste


Americans waste up to 30 to 40 percent of food, an excess of up to $165 billion a year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Which is why a New York app developer is launching an app to help restaurants and grocery stores combat food waste by finding customers who might pay for discounted food before it’s thrown away.

ford ecosport

Ford EcoSport {The Little Engine That Can}


Ford Ecosport: Eco = economical vehicle Sport = design / lifestyle. Ford South Africa has recently launched it’s new compact urban SUV, the EcoSport, and Live Eco got to put it’s green credentials to the test a couple of weeks ago in Durban.

recyclable computer

A Recyclable Computer?


A personal computer made out of wood has been designed by German scientists. The computer that looks like a screen placed on a chopping board is said to be one of the most environmentally friendly computers on earth because every part of it can be recycled.

joule car

The Joule Electric Car – Ahead of Its Time


Currently cars are a big contributor to pollution and the situation doesn’t seem to be getting any better. One of the solutions, the electric car, recently took a lot of heat when Optimal Energy – manufacturer of the first South African electric car, the Joule – had to close down due to lack of funds.