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Logitech K750- Light Powered Wireless Keyboard

By Anny on April 25th, 2013

Logitech is a renowned name in computer consumables and its latest addition the Logitech K750 solar powered keyboard is a must have for every gadget enthusiast.  The K750 suits Windows based operating systems while its counterpart the K760 is designed for Macs, iPad and iPhones. Both the keyboards are solar powered and can also charge from a normal light in the room or even from the monitor lamination. The device is super sleek with  a thickness of just 1/3 inches and comes with a long range wireless connection of 2.4gHz.

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750

The PVC free construction is also made from fully recyclable materials and the design process leaves a minimal carbon footprint. One full charge allows you to use the keyboard for up to 3 months in total darkness . You can place it in the sun for optimum charge, else the indoor light including the monitor would be sufficient to charge it. Smooth, comfortable and fluid keystrokes make you effortlessly use the keyboard.

The built-in Unifying receiver also allows you to add a compatible mouse, keyboard etc-  by using the same tiny received plugged-in to the USB port. It’s quite a good choice if you are looking for a wireless keyboard as it eliminates the need for a battery charger and is powered by light.

The package comes with the keyboard, unifying receiver a, wireless extender and a handy cleaning cloth. You can buy it from leading retailers and can also purchase it from their website or from Amazon at the below link.

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Solar-Keyboard-K750/dp/B004MF11MU

iZen Bamboo Bluetooth Keyboard

By Anny on April 23rd, 2013

Bamboo accessories are fast becoming a fashion trend as the raw material can be easily sourced and used in multiple ways. One such electronic consumable application of bamboo is the Bamboo Bluetooth keyboard from iZen.  The use of bamboo does away with plastic panel which often end up in landfills or is incarcerated. Not only does this reduce the pollution associated with using plastics, but also reduces the carbon footprint for the product manufacturing cycle as the basic raw material is naturally available.

iZen Bamboo Bluetooth Keyboard

The device is a wireless keyboard and uses Bluetooth technology to communicate with the computer. It can be used for normal computers, Apple iPad’s, iPhones and Android tablets with Bluetooth protocol. It entirely built with bamboo which includes the case and keys and is both attractive as well as Eco-friendly. The device has a built in rechargeable lithium-ion battery and charges with a USB 2.0 cable  which is included in the package. It works well with Mac as well as Windows powered computers and comes in Mac styled keyboard layout along with multimedia keys. The product just weighs 1.1lbs and can be purchased online  from http://www.izenbamboo.com/. It costs $9.

Do also check out their other utility product ranges made from Bamboo which include a sleek iPhone case, an Ipad Sleeve, a desktop Bamboo keyboard with mouse and many more. Using Bamboo is an Eco-friendly alternative to plastic and also looks unique and stylish too.

iZen Bamboo is a Colorado based company which uses Bamboo in all its featured product and contributes 1% of its profits to environmental organizations worldwide.  Bamboo grows much faster than regular trees and does not require any special soil, fertilizers or pesticides and can be used for diverse applications.

Vine.com -Your one Stop Eshop for Eco-Friendly Goods

By Anny on December 13th, 2012

Quidsi.com today launched vine.com which is an exclusive store for Eco-friendly products. You can now shop from thousands of Eco-friendly brands across a wide range of categories in the comfort of your home. All items are backed by Vine.com’s 365-day return guarantee policy.

Vine.com- Your one stop eshop for eco-friendly goods

 

All of their products are thoroughly reviewed to ensure that they are either from natural organic sources, or are non-polluting, or have been through an Eco-friendly manufacturing process. This ensures that you shop with a sense of pride for having contributed in safeguarding the environment.

You can search products by name, brand, category, certifications and also by criteria such as organic, gluten-free, cruelty-free, fair trade or energy efficient. A dedicated team of phone and email customer support staff would be available 24/7 to help you with your issues. You can also check the exclusive “Vine Picks” which are individually certified by their team. You also have an option to search for local retailers within a geographic range. By this you can promote local businesses and also reduce the environmental impact that shipping would have.

They have a huge selection of products which included apparel and accessories, sports and leisure goods and also gifting ranges. You can also shop for fair trade, made in USA and cruelty free listings. They also have an exclusive section for pets as well as for health and wellness.

The site offers gift certificates from $25 to $1500 which can be redeemed on merchandize through vine.com and their family of sites . Your referrals would get a flat 15% discount on their first purchase. The site offers free shipping for orders above $49 or $39 for combined purchases from their other sites. Shipping is fast, and you would get the product within 2 business days.

Logitech Wireless Solar Powered Keyboard

By Anny on June 9th, 2012

Keyboard is one of the important input elements which are essential if you are dealing with computer system, using a laptop or playing a video PSP game, where input devices are required to feed the data and get fast output.

As compared to old traditional input devices, keyboard is much sophisticated and if we are talking rightly about the keyboards of this generation, they are more sophisticated, soft and reliable. (more…)

Data centers and their impact on our environment

By Anny on May 26th, 2012

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The computer technology has changed the all work processes and flow of development, but it is important to verify that computer technology is as green as its working or not. The computing is not as green as it may look like after its uses.

There is a growing awareness about the people about environmental protection issues and cope them with our available resources. Based on our current progress of technology where most of gadgets which we have manufactured and that will perform their role to stop the increasing flow of pollution, we need to make our computing system complete green. (more…)

Recycled Circuit Board Trinket Box

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on June 15th, 2011
Recycled Circuit Board Box

This Recycled Circuit Board Box is a great little box for storing all those bits and pieces that often end up strewn around your computer. Made from recycled rectangles of motherboard, the box is an ideal way to keep your desk tidy while displaying your environmental and technological interests.

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H3 VESA PC By Aleutia – Ultra Low Energy PC

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 2nd, 2011

H3 VESA PC By Aleutia

The H3 VESA PC is a small compact computer that provides you with the performance you need while using a minimum of power. The PC contains all the powerful components you would expect while only using around 30 watts.

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Scratch N Scroll Mousepad

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on February 17th, 2011
Scratch N Scroll Mousepad

The Scratch N Scroll Mousepad is an ingenious way to ensure you are always prepared to make notes. The mousepad provides a great surface to use a mouse on while allowing you to make notes on it. Once you are done with the note it can be removed by simply lifting the top surface.

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T2 Fanless Dual Core PC By Aleutia

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 20th, 2010

T2 Fanless Dual Core PC

The T2 is a fanless dual core PC that uses substantially less electricity than a standard PC. This small and exceptionally quiet PC contains all the powerful components we expect within a PC today, while using only 21 watts on average.

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Recycled Circuit Board Pencil Holder

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 13th, 2010

Recycled Motherboard Pencil Holder

This Recycled Circuit Board Pencil Holder has been created from rectangles of discarded motherboard. The pencil holder is a great way to keep your desk tidy while displaying your environmental and technological interests.

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