Technology

Samsung Injects Green into Chips to Save Power

August 18, 2011 / No Comments

Korean electronics giant Samsung is doing their bit to minimize the energy consumption in their technologies. Employing a comparatively novel technology called the through-silicon vias (TSV), Sammy is now layering their memory chips densely to reduce space and energy consumption with in its new memory modules. The DRAM features a 32GB double data rate-3 (DDR3) RDIMM (Registered Dual-Inline Memory Module) by ...

GM Ventures Invests in Battery Electric Bus Company

June 14, 2011 / No Comments

In what could be a momentous boost to green,  GM Ventures have come forward to invest $6 million in Proterra Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit buses. The new move makes it clear that the firm strictly adheres to its set mission on  investing in next-generation technologies that support innovation in the global transportation industry. Proterra’s EcoRide BE-35 battery ...

Luce Laptop Features Light-as-Air Form Factor; Solar Powered Device

June 2, 2011 / No Comments

This exceptional design makes the light-as-air form factor laptop concept a reality. Andrea Ponti's Luce Laptop is the latest entry in the range of solar-powered devices. The device is made of polycarbonate and is incorporated with two photovoltaic panels. The panel drapes both the cover part and keyboard of the device. The product has been designed in such a way that ...

Soil Microbes Could Charge Mobile Phones

May 13, 2011 / No Comments

You all might have faced difficulty charging your mobile phones while you travel or when the power is cut off for a long time. However, none of you might have ever thought of a cell phone that could be charged by the soil microbes. But here it is. A team of green enthusiasts from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied ...

GreenGlamGo Mobile App for Eco-Fashionistas

March 9, 2011 / No Comments

Aiming at fashion conscious-cum-environment enthusiastic people, here is a unique mobile app. Known as the GreenGlamGo, it is not only a smartphone app but also serves as a social-platform that brings to you a list of sustainable designers as well as retailers. Well, the app is compatible with Nokia models, exclusively Nokia’s new Symbian devices like the Nokia N8. The ...

Nau iPad Stash Made from 100% Recycled Wool

February 22, 2011 / No Comments

Nau has come up with a brand new product, what could be referred to as an outfit for the iPad. Called the Pad Stash, the product is, in fact, the equipment that holds and keeps the iPad protected.

Umeox Apollo Cell Phone is Solar-Powered & Runs Android OS

February 15, 2011 / No Comments

The new smartphone from Umeox that has been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress currently on at Barcelona comes about as unique in various aspects. For us, the most striking aspect of the device is that it is eco-friendly to the core. The newly introduced Apollo Cell Phone which runs the Android OS is equipped with an array of solar ...

Indigo Air Hops On to A320 Neo Fuel-efficient Jets

January 17, 2011 / No Comments

This may be considered as a giant step in the area of greener air travels, but, considering the number of jets in the air, it is noteworthy. Indian airliner IndiGo  has become the first buyer of 150 Airbus A320 neo fuel-efficient jets, and this is regarded as the single largest order in commercial aviation history.

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell to Go into Production (Video)

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will be soon into production as the company has confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to mimic the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype model that was tested by David Coulthard.

Ford Vertrek Concept Shown at Detroit Auto Show; Soft on the Environment

January 11, 2011 / No Comments

Ford has unveiled its new Vertrek concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ford Vertrek concept builds on the Escape and Euro-market Kuga to preview Ford's next-gen global offering. It appears to be a sporty and sleek replacement for the Escape and Kuga with much fuel efficiency.