According to the Arab portal for technical news, which monitored these uses, it has made clear that electronic waste is a big problem, which gets worse over time.
It is known that the United States alone now produces 21 percent more e-waste in the world than it was five years ago.
According to the site, you may be surprised at the number of ways in which you can re-employ an old piece of hardware, even if it is several years old and has become very slow to properly perform its original function .. These are the most important of those uses:
Turn old phones or tablets into a security camera:
When the age of smartphones and tablets exceeds their usefulness, do not throw them away, there are many working techniques that can perform other roles, and one of these roles is to use these phones as a security camera, as they provide a permanent video feed that you can benefit from using another phone from anywhere else in the world.
Turn old phones or tablets into a media remote control:
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a wave of new wireless transmission protocols arrive and expand in scope.Think about the number of ways available to you to stream media wirelessly now, including Apple’s AirPlay, Google’s Chromecast system, and the apps that Sonos provides with Own speakers and more.
What this means for your old phone or tablet is that you can use it as a remote control or a dedicated media hub.
Keep an old iPad next to your (Apple TV) to stream shows and movies, or keep an Android tablet next to a (Chromecast dongle) to stream Spotify playlists or YouTube to it.
Use your old laptop as a media center:
Old laptops can be reused as media centers and storing videos and music, ready to stream around your home, it is a light task, so it fits in old devices, and this means that you can keep a lot of hard drive space free on the new laptop.
Turn old phones or tablets into scanners:
If you have an old phone or tablet, you don’t have to go out and buy an e-reader – you can just use your current device instead, as the Kindle and Kobo apps can be used to buy and read e-books.
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