Batteries on a laptop can be recharged using solar energy, thus making the computer environmentally friendly. Setting up the arrays which convert the solar energy to the required electricity can be cumbersome. Newer techniques that make arrays more portable have solved this problem to some extent.
A common type of thin client is a low-end computer terminal which provides a graphical user interface to the end-user. The remaining functions are provided by the server to which the computer is linked. Thin clients can be ultra thin and just link up to a network to use the OS on a server.
Original thin clients were used to provide multiuser access to mainframe computers via serial connections. Now they are fully functional terminals, barely distinguishable from a standard PC in performance. Here is an overview of thin client history that highlights development of this important tool.
Are you looking to connect your laptop to a second monitor? Or are you looking for a way to actually use your old laptop as a monitor? Either way, this article provides you with the resources you need to accomplish either task.
If your business requires the use of more than a single hard drive or you’re simply data-hungry, make sure your hard drives are energy efficient.This article takes a closer look at Western Digital Caviar Green 3.0 Gb-s & the technologies in place to lessen power consumed during read/write functions.
A hard disk drive is considered one of the most expensive components in a computer and it is made up mostly of aluminum and other non-biodegradable materials. Find out from this article about some creative ways on how to recycle hard drive components.
If you are a consumer of laser printer toner cartridges and are concerned about the environmental impact of discarded cartridges, then you will want to read on. In this article, we explore the options that are available for handling used laser printer toner cartridges.
Building a green home server requires careful consideration of the components being used. Home servers are often kept on and at idle for long periods of time, so lower power consumption is extremely important. This guide to building a green home server will help you pick the right components.
Starting a small business that gets cash for e-waste removal, disposal and reuse is a good way of becoming an entrepreneur on a shoestring budget. Would-be entrepreneurs with a modicum of technical savvy and some marketing know-how should take note.
Some of the best technology makers are going green. Find out what computer manufacturers are doing to become more environmentally responsible.