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Sprout watches are fun, functional, and eco-friendly

on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Sprout Watches company makes “eco-friendly timepieces” for women (top row), men (middle row), and children (bottom row).  They remind me a bit of Swatch watches, and they have lots of different styles with simple, utilitarian faces, fun faces, or chronograph functions and in neutral colors to bright, colorful designs.  What sets Sprout watches apartRead More…

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USB Bamboo Keyboard and Mouse from Brando

on Sunday, June 27th, 2010
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

This new USB keyboard and optical mouse from Brando are made of eco-friendly bamboo.  The keyboard has 106 keys and works with Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Linux.  It is 15.6″ X 6″ X 0.8″ and weighs 1.9 pounds.  The USB optical mouse is 4″ X 2.5″ X 1.2″ and weighs 3.0 ounces.  The mouse is $19.00,Read More…

JAVOedge Lumberjack (left) and Corky (right) back covers for iPad

JAVOedge Lumberjack and Corky Back Covers for iPad

on Sunday, June 20th, 2010

I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay!  I sleep all night and I work all day!  (Sorry, just had to do that…) In their quest for eco-friendly, sustainable designs, JAVOedge has introduced two new reinforced polycarbonate iPad covers made partially from cork – the Lumberjack and the Corky.  The Lumberjack  is covered with what appears to beRead More…