Posts Tagged ‘computers’

8 Sep
2014

What makes a Computer or Electronics Product Green?

Posted by Norman F, September 8th, 2014

computer, lcd monitor, desktop computer

You are interested in a new computer or new TV or new electronics gadget. Your old electronics have been recycled. You want to be green, to minimize the impact on our planet, and are recycling your old product. Very few people know how to judge the eco-friendliness of electronics. Hundreds of new products have hit the market with reduced power needs. Here are some criteria to judge new electronics on greenness:

Buy from a Green Company

Greenpeace has a ranking guide to the top 18 manufacturers. You can see which manufacturers are more serious about the environment. Select ones that are higher up the list. Nokia and Sony Ericsson rank well.

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28 May
2014

Windows 7 and Windows 8 Energy Saving Power Management

Posted by Norman F, May 28th, 2014

Windows 8

Microsoft has launched their latest and greatest operating system, Windows 8.  One of the qualities they feature is improved Power Management. The focus of power saving is to extend a laptop’s battery life.

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