Technology

Dell Knocks HP Out of Top Green Spot

October 19, 2010 / 1 Comment

Dell, with a perfect score of 100, has moved up from its second position to first knocking HP out of the top spot in the green rankings of companies by Newsweek. The most significant thing about the ranking is that Apple failed to make into the top positions despite of its green efforts.

Samsung Green Memory Project Promises Eco-friendly Semiconductor Technology

October 13, 2010 / No Comments

Samsung Electronics’ new 'Green Memory' campaign has unveiled a number of new innovations. The project aims at developing eco friendly semiconductor technology. The products launched include eco friendly DDR3 (Double Data Rate 3) DRAM, SSD (Solid State Drive), LPDDR2 (Low Power Double Data Rate 2), mobile DRAM and the GDDR5 (Graphics Double Data Rate 5). Beside these four ...

Eco-friendly Yachts at 20th Monaco Yacht Show

September 28, 2010 / No Comments

Super luxury yachts have converged on the Riviera for this year's 20th Monaco Yacht Show. The four-day show at the Monaco Port that opened on Wednesday had some 100 super yachts of up to 90 meters (300 feet) in length. Among the participants, a small number has determined to reduce their impact on the environment. The trend of going green ...

Yahoo Computing Coop Eco-friendly Data Center Logs On

September 20, 2010 / No Comments

Yahoo is opening its eco-friendly data center in Lockport, New York. The massive structure comprises three data center halls attached to a main operation center and the design will look more or less like giant chicken coops and hence christened ‘The Yahoo Computing Coop’.

Nation-E Angel Car is an EV Charging Station on Wheels

September 16, 2010 / No Comments

Swiss company Nation-E has come out with a vehicle called Angel car, which is actually an EV charging station. The device is attached to the boot of the vehicle and it is painted green. It has a touch screen for making the operations simpler and can be retrofitted to any appropriately-sized van.

Philips Develops World’s first AC-Powered OLED

September 13, 2010 / No Comments

The first ever OLED (organic light emitting module) that can be powered from an AC source have been developed by the scientists of Philips. This invention helps to reduce the need of huge power management circuitry. This development can innovate and simplify luminaire design for future OLED based systems.

Solar Impulse HB-SIA to Make 3 flights Across Switzerland

September 8, 2010 / No Comments

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA which uses no fuel, which had its first successful 24-hour flight in early July, will make three test flights across Switzerland - from Payerne to Geneva, from Geneva to Zurich and then back to Payerne.

Apple is IDC’s Top Eco-friendly Phone Maker; LG, Nokia and Samsung Follow Suit

September 3, 2010 / No Comments

A study report by International Data Corporation [IDC] has revealed that Apple has been rated as the most eco-friendly phone maker. Next on the list are LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson in order of eco-friendliness.

Sony Ericsson Elm Most Eco-Friendly Phone, Rates O2

August 26, 2010 / No Comments

Sony Ericsson's Elm is the most sustainable mobile handset on sale, according to O2.  This reading was taken from the eco-rating system that had been set up by the mobile phone operator.

Spitfish to Bring in Green Peripherals

August 17, 2010 / 1 Comment

Spitfish, the company known for its gaming peripherals, have announced new ‘green’ peripherals.  Three new blue and black devices have been announced, which are to line up with the FragFx Shark for PlayStation 3, PC, and Mac. The green aspect comes from the devices using power saving technology, which ensures that a single AA battery holds good for more than ...