Items Tagged with environment
#3 / 2010-11-17 09:00:00 / 1:40 min.
In this episode, we show you
free online resourcethat you can use to judge
vehicle fuel efficiency. You can use this to rate your own vehicle's
carbon footprintor to
research potential automobilesthat you might be interested in purchasing.
#38 / 2009-07-14 17:00:00 / 3:05 min.
On the hunt for a utility that will make her computer a little bit more environmentally friendly, Cheryl Poirier, AKA Miss Download found the Green Toolbar and PC Utility. This little toolbar is rides along with your favorite browser, is fairly unobtrusive and helps you to set up the most
earth-friendly power and printer settingspossible. It also offers fun links to green news, helpful
#5 / 2009-04-24 09:00:00 / 2:54 min.
You may not be quite ready to install solar panels and wind turbine power generators on your roof, but at least you can get your personal devices and pocket-sized gadgets off the grid. In this last episode in our Earth Week 2009 series, Stacy Reed looks at solar chargers, energy usage monitors and more.
#4 / 2009-04-23 09:00:00 / 2:31 min.
In honor of Earth Week, Stacy Reed continues the Green Computing series with a look at some of her favorite green-themed blogs. These blogs offer everything from insight into minimizing our respective environmental impact to delicious organic recipes and everything in between.
#2 / 2009-04-21 09:00:00 / 2:50 min.
We're all trying to do our part to minimize our collective footprint on the Earth. These green-friendly web sites help in tracking your carbon footprint, energy usage and overall impact on the earth. Whether you're an individual trying to figure out how much energy you're using or you represent a multi-national company, here are some simple tips that can help us all to chip in.
#57 / 2009-01-15 12:30:00 / 3:58 min.
Using both the sun and the wind to charge your gadgets, miniWIZ has a great solution for portable power generation without generating waste.
#40 / 2009-01-13 13:30:00 / 2:00 min.
Over at Samsung's booth at CES, we get the scoop on what's coming up in LCD televisions. What we're seeing is that many of the features previously reserved for the high-end top of HDTV product lines are starting to show up in mainstream TVs. Take for example LED backlighting technology that allows for a higher contrast range while using less power than traditional backlighting methods.
Stacy Reed runs through some of the best software, web sites, blogs, extensions, widgets and doo-dads that help you to understand and potentially lessen your environmental footprint. Follow along with this week-long series
iPhone photo-sharing app Instagram was recently the big buzz when Facebook bought it for one billion dollars.
Blogger for Android is a great app for those who use the Blogger service to blog and want to be able to make posts on the go.
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500
On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
This Week: Part two - Five more great iPhone productivity apps for iPhone rounding out the top 10