Computer DIY: How To Remove An Old Hard Drive & Use It As An External Hard Drive


Ever wondered how to recycle hard drive parts from your computer? I had to find this out for myself after a very sorrowful incident one night. I had a mug of coffee in one hand and my trusty Dell laptop computer on my lap. I went to take a sip from the mug of coffee, and my right elbow seized up (probably a cramp due to overworking at the computer). Well, let’s just say the computer was about to see its last moments as a functioning piece of equipment, as the cup then titled, and I … [Read more...]

7 Cool Solar Power Technologies

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Solar power is cool, and is very widely supported by the public -- who doesn’t support getting our electricity from the sun? But as solar has developed over the years, more and more interesting solar power technologies have popped up. Here are 7 that I think you’ll find pretty interesting. 1. Solar shingles. Want to 1-up your neighbor who just bought a solar power system? Go with some solar shingles! They aren’t available yet, actually, but mass production is scheduled to begin in 2012. Keep … [Read more...]

3 Green DIY Projects For Your Car

Everyone spends so much time in their cars these days that it makes sense to want to rock some DIY projects to make the space a little homier. I mean hey, who doesn't want to make a laptop stand that uses a cup holder for its base? Well, read on to find out how to make that and 2 other incredible DIY car projects.   … [Read more...]

Is Your Laptop Sleeve Destroying Your Sex Drive? GreenSmart Neogreene Sleeves To The Rescue!

So you've gone and dropped that nice chunk of change on an uber-green Macbook (or another eco-friendly laptop) and now you're looking for a way to tote in around in sustainable style. Hey, why not grab a nifty neoprene sleeve to sport it in? Too bad that neoprene contains all kinds of toxic nastiness... including some toxins that can wreak havoc on your reproductive system. Yikes! Luckily, a new product on the market has already swooped in to your rescue -- you just didn't know it … [Read more...]

Apple LED Display Rumors Look Legit

Rumors of LED lit displays on the upcoming upgrades of the MacBook and MacBook Pro have been circulating for quite some time. As it turns out, or at least is turning out, these rumors are true! Why would this be such a huge advancement for greener computer technology? For one reason, the display is often times the largest power hog of your entire system. What other reasons might there be? … [Read more...]

Global Warming: 25 Things You Can Do To Help Right Now!

If you're anything like me, when you hear something in the news about global warming, going green, and saving the environment, you always come back to this: "Gosh, they're right. What should I be doing to help?" Even if it's just one small thing -- one simple way to make an ever-so-slight difference -- what would that be? Here are 25 things you can do...   … [Read more...]

The 10 Most Green Companies In The World

This just in: the 10 most green companies in the world from CNN Money. It's not surprising who is number one, but it is surprising who else is on the list!! Personally, I find some of them a little hard to believe. … [Read more...]