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 ...

Greenpeace Greener Electronics Guide Out; Apple Dips, HP & Samsung Score High

October 28, 2010 / No Comments

Greenpeace has released the latest 16th version of influential guide to greener electronics. Nokia retained the top position of the rankings which it has held since 2008. Sony Ericsson and Philips retain their second and third positions, respectively.

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.

Samsung’s Z6.0 Eco Vacuum Cleaner Uses 50% Less Power

December 17, 2009 / No Comments

Samsung have just unveiled their latest vacuum cleaner, which was developed with being nature-friendly in mind. The device sucks much better than the company's previous models, which, combined with its energy-efficient design, makes it use 50% less power overall - that's right, more efficiency at half the power consumption!

Going Green with your Mobile

October 5, 2009 / No Comments

With mobile phone handsets seemingly as changeable as the latest must-have fashion accessory, manufacturers are finally waking up to the need to make their product sustainable. It is estimated that up to 100 million phones are thrown away each year in Europe alone. With the average user holding onto their handset for 18 months, and only 15% of these recycled, the ...

LPGA Samsung World Championship & Solar Powered Porta-Potties

October 1, 2008 / No Comments

So, I am hanging out in Half Moon Bay, CA, home to some serious whale watching. But, this week it is hosting the LPGA Samsung World Championships. The question - what does the LPGA have to do with green? The answer was just outside the media tent ... the porta-potties. They are solar-powered. Now, to be sure, I am not ...

High Gas Prices, Drive Development of Alternative Cars

June 18, 2008 / 1 Comment

There's got to be a better way. There's got to be a better way. Repeat after me. There's got to be a better way. At least two more 'better ways' have taken a step forward in the past couple of days. Germany's Robert Bosch GmbH has agreed to work with South Korea's Samsung SDI Co to develop the next-generation batteries ...