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World’s greenest smartphone makers - The Top 7

World’s greenest smartphone makers – The Top 7

I’m pretty sure we have our own idea of the top smartphones today. But which of them are the greenest? Let us take a look at seven of the greenest smartphone manufacturers in terms of sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions, recycling and use of precious earth minerals, and  product’s energy efficiency.

Add Comments April 24, 2013

Pedal-Powered Washing Machine and Dryer - Innovative, Eco Friendly and Practical

Pedal-Powered Washing Machine and Dryer – Innovative, Eco Friendly and Practical

Two design students have created an award-winning prototype for a pedal-powered washing machine that costs less than $40. It is an innovative yet simple equipment that is eco friendly and practical. It makes a tedious house chore fast and simple without using electricity. This goes to show that going green  Read more »

1 Comment September 13, 2012

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball - Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball – Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The world’s most popular sport becomes more fun with the Soccket. The world’s first eco-friendly portable power generator that combines fun and play with power generation. This innovative soccer ball is equipped with a gyroscopic mechanism that captures energy in every kick, roll, bounce and with even the slightest movements of the  Read more »

1 Comment August 24, 2012

Artificial Leaf Photosynthesis Can Turn Sunlight To Electricity

Artificial Leaf Photosynthesis Can Turn Sunlight To Electricity

The artificial leaf is a device designed to mimic nature’s photosynthesis. Using nano technology, scientists have developed an advanced solar cell made out of semiconductors, with the size of a typical playing card. It basically looks like an ordinary chip, but with the ability to generate energy with sunlight and  Read more »

Add Comments June 6, 2012

Smartphone Solar Charger Case - Works In The Sun and Shade

Smartphone Solar Charger Case – Works In The Sun and Shade

An innovative solar charger case provides a charge directly to the mobile device under any lighting condition. The SolMate is not your typical solar charger. The inventors claim that it might be the answer to the frustrating battery drain issue on smartphones.

2 Comments May 18, 2012

Shoe embedded generator to harvest energy and power up portable devices

Shoe embedded generator to harvest energy and power up portable devices

Shoes are part of our everyday life. They help us move from point to point but never imagined we can use it to harvest energy. Dr. Ville Kaajakari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University has developed a technology that harvests power from small generator embedded in your  Read more »

Add Comments April 29, 2012

Prepeat - Inkless rewritable printer

The Prepeat, “Print Repeat” is an eco-printer that can significantly reduce our use of papers. This rewritable printer is inkless, tonerless and makes the printed papers completely reusable. How does it do that? Well, the Prepeat uses a special paper made from PET plastic that can be printed on over and over  Read more »

1 Comment January 28, 2012

Solar-powered Kindle cover means you never have to plug it in again

This is a featured news via venturebeat.com by Sean Ludwig If you’ve ever wanted a Kindle that you never have to plug in, SolarFocus has the accessory for you with its solar-powered Kindle case.Green tech has dominated the conversation around cars, but now it seems these eco-friendly trends are edging into mobile at the  Read more »

Add Comments January 10, 2012