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Tag: Green

Grape-Dr Supercomputer is the Greenest of Them All, but a Cable Nightmare!

Grape-Dr Supercomputer is the Greenest of Them All, but a Cable Nightmare!
This Japanese supercomputer is supposed to be one of the most environmentally-friendly supercomputer arrays available. But is it just me, or is this the ultimate in cable management problems? This supercomputer system is called the Grape-DR and is composed of 64 pairs of Intel’s Core i7-920 processors and a board mounted with 4 Grape-DR accelerator chips.

Ecosmart LED Bulb: Light Bulb 2.0

Ecosmart LED Bulb: Light Bulb 2.0
We’ve featured a lot of LED lamps here at technabob, but Home Depot’s offering is by far the most affordable one I’ve seen. Made by Lighting Science, the EcoSmart aka Definity A19 bulb is rated at 429 lumens yet consumes a mere 8.8 watts.

The Soft Drink Container Gets Square, Green

The Soft Drink Container Gets Square, Green
When it comes to getting drinks the only things that come in square containers are juice boxes and milk. Huey Lewis always said it was hip to be square, and this new design concept for green Coke bottles has turned up on Yanko Design that is pretty hip.

Mr. Klein: Washing Machine Concept Reuses Water… Gross

Mr. Klein: Washing Machine Concept Reuses Water… Gross
Washing machines use a lot of water; all you have to do is open the lid of your machine while it’s filling up to see that. The good news is all that dirty water leftover from removing the skid marks from your skivvies goes down the drain.

Android Pillows Support Multitouch Fluffing

Android Pillows Support Multitouch Fluffing
Droid devotees and Nexus One nuts, here’s something fun for your living room. It’s a plump pillow adorned with that cute little green Android mascot.

Lexon Safe Bamboo and Bio-Plastic Calculators, Clocks and Radios

Lexon Safe Bamboo and Bio-Plastic Calculators, Clocks and Radios
If you care about the environment, you’ll love that Lexon has just announced a new range of small appliances powered by renewable energy. Designed by Elium Studio, the Lexon SAFE line of home goods come encased in environmentally-friendly corn bio-plastic and trimmed off with bamboo. 

Rechargeable Ship Runs on Battery Power

Rechargeable Ship Runs on Battery Power
I don’t know if this is that revolutionary, but for a moment I was impressed with the fact that this battery-powered ferry can travel about 80 km with 800 passengers on board. IHI Marine United is the maker of this plug-in ship that is powered by lithium-ion batteries.

(Science) Teacher Hit Me With a (Circuit Board) Ruler

(Science) Teacher Hit Me With a (Circuit Board) Ruler
ThinkGeek’s new Motherboard Ruler is perfect for science geeks, computer nerds and math dweebs who need to measure stuff. Each one is made from a sliver of recycled green circuit board, probably from your old laptop that died.

Warnlaser: Fun With Frickin’ Laser Beams

Warnlaser: Fun With Frickin’ Laser Beams
The guys over at Warnlaser were kind enough to send me a couple of their battery-powered laser pointers to play with and I wanted to let you guys know – lasers are fun! Now these aren’t those cheesy red laser pointers you get at the drug store these days.

Glowing Gaming Pc for a Good Cause [Casemod]

Glowing Gaming Pc for a Good Cause [Casemod]
How’d you like to own the fastest and coolest looking PC on your block, and at the same time help find a cure for cancer – and then write the whole thing off your tax bill?

Nvidia Ion Cube Pc Looks Like a Green Allspark

Nvidia Ion Cube Pc Looks Like a Green Allspark
Looking like a robotic piece of art, BIll Owens’ award-winning NVIDIA ION Cube PC case mod is based on NVIDIA’s ION ITX motherboard. The aluminum case is decorated with UV green acrylic sheets, lit up with 4 cathode lights, and then placed on pedestal, allowing it to rotate a full 360°.

Grass Covered Mouse is Always Greener

Grass Covered Mouse is Always Greener
We’ve seen some strange computer mice over the years, and here’s a new one to add to the pile of unusual mousing devices. This one is covered with grass. Created by Japanese artist Hanaoka, the Siva mouse is part of a series of grass-covered objects he’s produced for the world to enjoy.

Glowing Solar LED Lamp: Looks Like a Ufo Landed in Your Living Room

Glowing Solar LED Lamp: Looks Like a Ufo Landed in Your Living Room
While I’ve been waiting a really long time for the Alien Abduction Lamp to finally get mass-produced, I guess I’ll have to settle for this glowing green orb lamp from Japan for now. These little spherical lamps sure look like some sort of retro spacecraft to me, especially the glowing green part, and the tripod legs.

Sanyo Eneloop Portable Solar USB Charger: Green Energy on the Go

Sanyo Eneloop Portable Solar USB Charger: Green Energy on the Go
Sanyo’s latest gadget is perfect for people who go on long trips as well as those who journey to places without readily available electricity. But even simple urban people can still benefit from having a portable solar charger.

Simpletech [Re]Drive External Hard Drive is Wrapped in Panda Food

Simpletech [Re]Drive External Hard Drive is Wrapped in Panda Food
Hitachi’s data storage brand SimpleTech wants a piece of the tree-hugging techie market, so they’ve come up with the [re]Drive, a 500GB external hard drive that’s packaged in recyclable aluminum, and  “renewable, naturally grown bamboo.” Are we making test tube bamboos now?

Shake Control: Environment-Friendly Wiimote for Your Tv

Shake Control: Environment-Friendly Wiimote for Your Tv
Winner of the 2008 red dot design award, the Shake Control presents a unique and environment-friendly way of controlling television sets. It may also be frustrating enough that people won’t want to watch TV anymore. Instead of using batteries, the Shake Control is indirectly powered by the user; a magnet generates current whenever you give the controller a shake.

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