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Green Computing / IT
The Green IT channel at Bright Hub is here to help to any home or business that wants to compute in a more ecologically friendly manner. The channel contains a wealth of articles, how to’s and reviews that explain the benefits of going green and which will enable you to choose the best green technical solutions, reduce your impact on the environment or reduce your electricity bill.
From the origins of Energy Star to reviews of energy saving software Managing Editor, Michele McDonough, and her team of writers lead you on a journey into the world of eco-friendly computing. Learn how to properly dispose of computers and other electronic waste, known as e-waste, with articles such as this on recycling printer cartridges. Find out all about cloud computing and virtualization. Gain a better understanding of how technology impacts the environment and what you can do to help reduce waste, cut costs and lower emissions.
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Power management options in Windows XP and earlier versions of Windows can be used to save on power usage. However, the options are limited and lack a bit in control. Windows Vista has made significant improvements in power management options that allow users more control and more choices.
The ins and outs of GreenPrint Software
The pros and cons of the ultraportable Toshiba Portege R500
There is so much to consider when buying a new laptop that you may not even want to consider whether or not to go green. However, buying a green laptop is not just doing your part for the environment. It will also help your wallet.
Methods to wipe your hard drive clean when you recycle, sell, or get rid of your old computer.
This part of the series on green computing terminology will take you through Green Grid, the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (or ACPI), hibernation, and dynamic voltage scaling.
What is the Green Technology Alliance (GTA) and what is it’s focus on green computing?
Save ink, energy and trees with this free software.
Find out about this new initiative to reduce computer waste in schools and universities.
SWEDX, a Swedish computer accessory manufacturer, makes wooden cases, monitors, and other computer components that are safe for the environment.
In this part of the series, we will only look at two terms – but they are a couple of the most important ones: computer recycling and Voice-over-Internet Protocol.
Three terms in green computing is not nearly enough to cover all you need to know, so here is the second part of this series to help keep you on the green track.
While we’re moving on up the green computing terminology, there is still so much to cover. So here are four organizations that are helping to regulate green computing in today’s global markets.
Part two of a top ten list.The ideas in this top ten list are sustainable practices that can help strengthen the reputation of your organization, while improving employee morale, save money and benefit the environment.
When it comes to green computing, there are thousands of terms that fit in. But, do you know what they all mean? Well, this series will help you learn what they all are.
For your next fundraising event, try something a little different. Starting a recycling drive for empty printer and toner cartridges will help you raise money and benefit the environment.
We all know that using standby mode on computers and other equipment helps save energy. But in this case, the solution might be worse than the problem—standby itself is extremely wasteful when the alternative is to switch the machine off. How can this issue be solved?