Green Tech

Green Technologies That Will Save You Energy and Money

July 25, 2017
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Even though saving the world is never an easy task, there are more than a few things we can do about it. So far, 195 countries have signed the Paris climate agreement, and that is an indication that this world might just survive despite everything we’ve done to it, both accidentally and deliberately. However, leaving […]

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5 Apps That Will Help You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

November 4, 2016
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Being a part of the modern world requires you to interact with technology. If you are like most Americans and Europeans, you probably have concerns about how your technology usage impacts the planet. While many advances seem to be detrimental, that isn’t always the case. Sometimes technology really can help us live better, and it’s […]

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Emerging Green Technologies We Should All Stand Behind

June 26, 2012
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No one could possibly question that the world is changing fast – probably faster than at any era before. Whether you view these developments as positive or not probably depends on your perspective. No one can deny, however, that modern life is placing a new and heavy load on the environment that is not sustainable […]

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Eco-cars video infographic & the all new Ford C-Max

July 18, 2011
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In this day and age, more and more people are being educated about the need to go green. All over the world, the human population is growing rapidly, but our natural resources are continuously getting used up, and the worst part is – they are not being replaced. Many of us are aware of the […]

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Solar Panels Projects Are Under Threat

June 9, 2011
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Solar Panel projects are being slashed according to government sources today, with government ministers stating that the commercial solar farms are benefitting from feed in traffics. The government have also stated that they will be looking to take off in the region of £40million pounds from the yearly budgets or 10% from any projected costs […]

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How to Shop for Green Technology

May 1, 2011
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In a world where everyone must practice smart ecology, we’ve all become environmentalists. Learning how to shop for technology from our newest cell phone to home networking products that are eco-friendly is important. A few simple tips can make the process much simpler than you might imagine. You can start your search for green technology […]

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Open Planet Ideas – Innovation by the people for the planet

November 12, 2010
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Technology is deemed a very good thing for us.  It makes our lives easier and better. That is why Open Planet Ideas, in conjunction with Sony and WWF, is inviting you to help create a clean and green environment for the present and future generations with the use of existing technologies. If you have a […]

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Facebook Doubles Size of Data Center in Oregon

August 5, 2010
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Facebook first told us about their plans for building a data center in Oregon back in January this year, a data center more than 13,000 square meters big. They have now decided to add another 14,000 square meters to it, according to IDG News Service. First part of the construction is scheduled to be finished […]

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Cardboard Computer Goes Into Production

January 20, 2010
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Recompute has created a computer where the casing is made out of cardboard. The company announced on their Twitter recently that the cardboard computer can be ordered already now, even though expected delivery and price is not yet official. Apparently, by making the computer casing out of cardboard, they reduce the amount of material not […]

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Internet Explorer 8 Extends Laptop Battery Life

November 21, 2009
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Who would have thought, there’s actually something that Internet Explorer 8 does better than the other browsers 🙂 When it comes to battery life on your laptop, surfing with Internet Explorer 8 is likely to provide you with 8% more minutes for surfing than if using Firefox 3.5.2. Safari 4 in Windows is the worst […]

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Fujitsu: Laptops Not Necessarily Greener Than Desktops

October 18, 2009
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Several elements can cause laptops to take a greater toll on the environment than desktop  computers. Especially since the laptop computers with small power consumption has convinced many that laptops are “greener”, compared to desktop computers. But looking at the total impact on the environment, it’s not so certain that a laptop is actually greener […]

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Greenpeace: Nintendo Worst, Nokia Best

October 1, 2009
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Once again we find Nintendo at rock bottom in the yearly Top 20 chart from Greenpeace, showing the some of the biggest makers of consumer electronics. Nintendo scores 1.4 points which is 0.4 points more than last year. The reason for Nintendo still being placed last is due to their use of PVC, poor recycling, […]

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Kinesis K3 Solar/Wind Power Portable Charger

August 7, 2009
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Don’t you just hate being stuck out in the woods without any power and your iPhone is about to run empty? Get yourself a K3 from Kinesis Industries! This gadget can charge your cell phone, MP3 player etc., either by solar or wind power. The K3 is somewhat waterproof but otherwise heavy duty. It will […]

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Man-made Salt Water Clouds To Stop Global Warming?

August 6, 2009
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Bjørn Lomborg, Danish author, academic and environmental writer, just came out with a new idea on how to stop global warming: Man-made clouds made by vaporizing ocean salt water up into the air! He estimates that the project would cost somewhere around 8.5 billion dollars and if I remember correctly, he mentioned something with 1900 […]

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Sony Ericsson GreenHeart: C901 & Naite

July 14, 2009
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Sony Ericsson recently announced two new environmentally friendly mobile phones from their new GreenHeart line. Sony Ericsson “GreenHeart” is the result of a long commitment to try and avoid using dangerous chemicals in design and production. Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart is the first high-end product in the GreenHeart line, it comes with an electronic user […]

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