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10 ‘Green’ Gadgets for Everyday Usage

By: Hanif Bhatti on August 5th, 2010

The Daily Green has a list of ten Green gadgets for day-to-day use.

1. Solar-Powered Watch

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This solar-powered watch from Pulsar will keep you on time for 180 days uninterrupted when fully charged.

2. Hand-Powered Electric Shaver

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This hand-powered electric shaver runs without a cord or a charger.

3. Hand-Powered Espresso Maker

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This portable Green alternative to more complicated machines provides a single shot of espresso with nothing more than hot water, an Espresso pod and a couple of hand-powered pumps.

4. Water-Powered Calculator

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Ideal for ‘Green’ mathematicians, this water-powered calculator uses water or any electrolytic liquid poured into its fuel cell.

5. Digital Photo Frame

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Save ink and paper on photo printing with this digital photo frame. Made from bamboo, this ‘Green’ photo frame features 128 MB of built-in flash memory, MP3 audio playback and even a clock/calendar.

6. Bamboo Mouse

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This stylishly Green optical mouse is made with bamboo for PC or Mac.

7. Mac Mini

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Enjoy the perks of a Mac with this Mac mini that uses 45% less power than its predecessor.

8. Smart Power Strip

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Electronic devices are never really “off” if they are still plugged in. This smart power strip senses when your devices are shut down and prevents them from drawing power and saves up to 72% of the energy a system uses.

9. Hybrid Charger

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A single charger with multiple tips or different manufacturers’ devices, the Solio hybrid charger stores enough power from the sun or the socket to recharge the average phone up to two times, or provide up to 15 hours of play on an MP3 player.

10. Refurbished Cell Phone

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These refurbished Samsung phones from Credo Mobile are made from reused parts and come with a one-year warranty.

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