Gadgets

RCA Airnergy Generates Power From Wi-Fi Signals

January 14, 2010 / 3 Comments

The RCA Airnergy comes across as a smart device that utilizes power of the Wi-Fi signal, in a way generating "wireless energy." The RCA Airnergy is a USB-connected device that gets into action as soon as it detects a WiFi signal, and then stores the energy it generates into an included Lithium ion battery.

Much Ado About Nothing – Lotus

January 8, 2010 / No Comments

For years there has been a push to control pollution, and the United States has made the most progress of any country in the world. The technology developed here is nearly beyond belief.

Sony Unveils Vaio W Series Eco Edition at CES

January 8, 2010 / No Comments

Sony displayed its green offering at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, and that came in the form of the Vaio W Series "Eco Edition." The small laptop with big environmental credentials, quite appropriately has a plastic enclosure made from 23% reycled CDs. And probably just to show off the laptop's environment love, the plastic enclosure is green tinted.

Difuss Dress Signals CO2 Presence

December 22, 2009 / No Comments

LED lights on a dress aren't really something new, but sometimes designers manage to grab your attention with something unique and good-looking. The Difuss pollution dress is full of embroidery which conducts electricity, and it's equipped with hundreds of LED lights. The lights are then connected to a CO2 detector, and it's used to control them.

Ace Plug Reminds You to Unplug the TV

December 16, 2009 / No Comments

Unplugging your appliances is one of the most logical ways to conserve power. However, there are many appliances which continue to drain power even after they've been switched off, and we often forget to unplug them - a TV is a good example of that. Three designers - Lai You Cheng, Liu Kai Ping & Liu Chen Guang - have ...

Sony Ericsson Unveils Elm and Hazel, the Greener Mobile Phones

December 15, 2009 / No Comments

Going ahead with its GreenHeart effort, Sony Ericsson has unveiled two new mobile phones, Elm and Hazel. Both phones have environment credentials in a better league than most others, and best of all, there's not much of sacrifice of function for form.

Plain-old Cans Upcycled Into Speakers

December 10, 2009 / No Comments

There is a whole lot of stuff ranging from edibles to supplies that comes in a can, and when used up, the landfill is the place to go for these cans. A few of them may be saved from going to landfills, and a lot more may be saved by the upcycled "Audio Cans" created by Dean Brown.

Green Keyboards and Mice from Tonggu Kinbamboo Industry Co

October 28, 2009 / No Comments

[gallery columns="2"] Everyone complains about the electronic waste resulting from America’s prosperity, particularly from individual ownership of personal computers.  It does seem that a computer will last you around five years at the most and then will be underpowered to even boot the latest operating system, let alone the programs we use.

ReNu Modular iPhone Charger Makes Solar Power Practical

October 26, 2009 / 2 Comments

There are a number of devices or solar chargers that offer to charge gadgets with solar energy. But most of them are impractical, to say the least. It is simply not possible or viable for most people to allow their gadgets to be placed in direct sunlight for the entire day. That is where the ReNu Modular iPhone charger scores, ...

Monster HD IR 2550 High Definition PowerCenter™ w/ Green Power

October 24, 2009 / 1 Comment

Do you own a home entertainment center that is the envy of the neighborhood?  Do you have friends or neighbors chide you that the only GREEN in your living room is the color of the larger than life Eagles football players seemingly doing their end zone dance at your feet?