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Logitech Innovates with Solar-Powered Wireless Keyboard

John Platt, December 14, 2010

I thought about making the switch to a wireless keyboard a few months ago, but the fact that they are powered by batteries put me off. Enter Logitech with a simple solution to the problem: a solar-powered wireless keyboard.

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Play a Game, Save a Cheetah

John Platt, November 30, 2010

A new Facebook game lets you care for endangered wildlife, both in the game and in real life.

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Green Your Cell Phone in One Easy Step

John Platt, September 28, 2010

If you're anything like most cell-phone users, your phone is always on. It's always ready to take a call -- and always consuming power. And if your phone is anything like mine, that means it's probably also always in need of a recharge.

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Samsung Launches Its Greenest Cellphone Yet

John Platt, July 08, 2010

No cell phone is completely eco-friendly, but the new Samsung Restore comes a lot closer than most.

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Walk for Energy: World's First Kinetic Energy Charger Hits the Market

John Platt, July 02, 2010

Every time you move, the motion of your body produces a little bit of energy. Wouldn't it be great if something could capture that energy and use it to power your cell phone and other devices? Well that "something" has been invented and it's available.

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Meeting Online Will Save Companies Billions in the Next Ten Years

John Platt, July 01, 2010

Companies wanting to get into the green revolution and save money in the process should start looking into telepresence -- meeting online to save on travel.

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Dell Launches Green Store and Tips Center

John Platt, June 29, 2010

Want to green your computing? Dell has one-stop shopping just for you.

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Can You Invent a Better Way to Dry Clothes?

John Platt, June 24, 2010

Right now, there aren't too many ways to effectively dry your laundry. You can stick them in the dryer, to varying degrees of success, or you can leave them out to air-dry, to (say it with me now) varying degrees of success. But maybe there's a better way. And maybe you can think of it. And maybe you can win $10,000 in the process.

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Three Reasons Why Casio's Green Slim Projector is Cool

John Platt, June 22, 2010

I used to hate giving presentations at business meetings, not because of the presentations themselves, but the stupid projectors. Loud, hot, annoying and wasteful. They took over the room and used way too much energy. Well, Casio has solved all of those problems with their new Green Slim Projector.

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12 Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

John Platt, June 11, 2010

Did you know that the average U.S. household spends a whopping 20 percent of its energy bill on staying cool? With Spring temperatures already off the chart, and Summer right around the corner, the EPA has offered up 12 ways you can reduce your energy costs and stay cool this summer, all while saving yourself both sweat and money.

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