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ECO Button Puts your PC to Sleep for Savings

I love Green gadgets, and I’m not just talking about their color. The ECO Button is a small device that connects to your Windows PC (sorry, no Mac support at this time) through the USB port. When you aren’t using your computer, you can press the Eco Button and your computer will go into energy …

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Universal Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek offers a very portable, wearable universal charger they call the Bracer of Battery Life +2.  Unlike most charge-as-you-go chargers, this battery-extender doesn’t ruin the sleek lines of your phone, mp3 player, or gaming device, and you don’t need a different one for each of your gadgets.  You wear the Bracer on your wrist like …

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AT&T’s new ZERO Charger doesn’t suck…

It doesn’t suck power. As in vampire power, the new buzz term for chargers that continue to slurp electricity even when they are not actively charging your phone. AT&T’s soon to be released ZERO Charger automatically shuts down when it is not in use, eliminating 100% of vampire power. The ZERO is an AC charger …

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Geek Going Green

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It’s no secret that everyone is looking for new ways to save power for whatever reason; either because you want to be “greener” or you want to lower your power bills from the “vampire suck” of plugged in but turned off electronics.  For $40.00, TV TrickleSaver shuts off the flow of power to your gaming …

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Track Electrical Usage and Program Devices to Power On/Off

The Kill-A-Watt Graphic Timer displays the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly power usage of a connected device on its large backlit LCD. We’ve reviewed Kill-A-Watt products before (see related posts below), but this gadget goes one step further by providing a programmable timer feature with up to 96 programmable on/off settings per day. It also …

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Eliminate Cable Clutter with the IDAPT Charging System

If you love your gadgets, but hate the cable clutter that goes along with them, the IDAPT charging system looks like an interesting solution to that problem. It’s a table top dock that is available in two configurations. One can charge two devices at once and the other can charge three. The dock can be …

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Go Green with a Touch of a Button

It might look like something that Dr. Seuss might eat for breakfast, but this Green egg looking USB device is a button. The USB Green Button from Solutions has been designed to put your Windows or Mac computer into low power mode when pressed. This is one of those devices that no one really needs …

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Brunton Solaris i6 Foldable Solar iPod Charger

If you are the outdoor type who likes to take along your iPod or iPhone, you’ll need a way to keep your device charged.  The Brunton Solaris i6 is a foldable solar charger that comes with an iPod charging cable.  It opens up to 29 X 9 inches and weighs 7.1 ounces.  It has four …

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NewerTech NuPower Charge and Sync+

Charge and sync your devices with the NewerTech NuPower Charge and Sync+ 3-in-1 portable charger, battery pack, and sync solution for iPhone, iPod, cellphones, digital cameras, and other devices. It gives you the ability to recharge your device via a standard AC outlet or add extra run time with the built-in 1400mAh battery. You can …

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Duracell myGrid Charging Pad Cell Phone Starter Kit Review

One of the burdens that every gadgeteer must bear is the burden of gadget charging. You know what I mean, almost every gadget that we  own runs on battery power. Mobile phones, audio players, video players, etc. Even though many of our devices can be charged via USB, which is a convenience, that can have …

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Duracell GoMobile Recharger Review

My family has started using a lot of AAA and AA batteries lately.  I’ve been looking around for a recharger that was economical and didn’t have a lot of space devoted to battery sizes we don’t routinely use.  I jumped at the chance to try the Duracell GoMobile recharger when Julie offered.  The GoMobile charges …

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