One screen is tough enough to green up in our struggle to reduce energy consumption and e-waste in laptops as much as possible. But Fujitsu has added a small but energy- and materials-wasting feature to their LifeBook family. It’s
NComputing, a California-based company, is creating a $70 networked computer that uses about 1 watt of power. Sound like a futuristic dream? Not to the 1 million people currently using their devices. To get such cheap computer access and low power
Apparently it only took the economy taking a tumble to finally get AT&T; to install some "duh" energy-saving (and therefore money-saving) software onto 310,000 desktop computers at their US facilities. This tiny fix adds up to some
Planting trees as a way to offset carbon emissions is a bit controversial, since a lot more has to happen to change the plight of Arctic ice than putting trees in the ground. However, reforestation is an absolute must so planting trees is pretty cool,
I’d like to think that here at TreeHugger, we give you all the Green IT run down you need to stay on top of things like data center improvements, smart grid info, green computer upgrades and whatnot – and all in
Dell's new OptiPlex 960 uses a little post-consumer recycled plastic in its casing. According to OptiPlex's product manager, it equates to about three plastic water bottles recycled into each PC casing.
Ever wish you could to tell a computer company exactly what a "dream computer" is supposed to be like? Well here is your opportunity, thanks to Intel and ASUS - both of whom have had greener computers on the brain for awhile now.
What a tangled web (of data cables) we wired ones have woven in the last 20 years, gratifying our virtual cravings with ever more power, plastic, copper, and greenhouse gas. Brian P. McCann, CMO of OnPATH
Most everyone has a website nowadays, and we know that even though websites seem like they have zero impact, it takes a lot of energy to get one up and running, from data servers to computer energy used in managing the site, and even emailing.
One of the major issues behind the digital divide is the expense of obtaining a computer. They cost a pretty penny and when you’re on a tight budget, it can feel impossible to bring home the latest in computer gear.
Today is Blog Action Day and this year's focus is on poverty. As the techy type, I'll be focusing on how the intersections of technology and poverty. But be sure to catch the many other angles of poverty covered today on TreeHugger.
Oh Facebook. That 2.0 of Myspace, which allows members to catch up with frenemies from high school they never wanted to see again, as well as find embarrassing pictures about themselves the day after the all night kegger. But,
There is not much green about this post; you can consider it a rant or perhaps a public service. One of the joys of this gig is that I get to look at the work of a lot of talented architects and great green design; one of the horrors of it is that I have