Much as we’d all like to think otherwise, the production of smartphones generally isn’t very eco-friendly. From the mining of rare earth metals to the myriad hazardous chemicals involved to the crazy emissions involved in shipping these things around the world, there’s enough nastiness involved to make Captain Planet say screw it, take his Planeteer rings back, and fly off to be Captain Some-Other-Planet.
Apple has always been pretty public about the efforts they’re taking to make the process better, if only one small step at a time. Today they take one more step.
Following petitions from China Labor Watch and Green America regarding the use of two known carcinogens (benzene and n-hexane), Apple launched an investigation into how the chemicals are used in their 22 assembly plants, and how their workers are exposed.
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Konami Digital Entertainment has announced that Bayern Munich star, Mario Götze, will be the cover star for PES 2015, alongside the announcement of an official demo and release date for the upcoming title.
PES 2015 will release on November 13 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. With the official free demo launching September 17 for all platforms, aside from PC which will be without a demo launch.
PES 15 is centered around the mantra, ‘the pitch is ours’. As Konami aims to faithfully recreate the realism of football with new control elements, which they are deeming the “most authentic close control system ever”.
PES 15 will be running on the FOX Engine, which is the same engine being used by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain; which received a new trailer earlier this week at Gamescom.
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