Archive for May, 2009

Napkin PC Concept

Avery Holleman is a designer who’s counting on PCs to become massively more energy efficient and compact with his concept of a Napkin PC. The Napkin PC is ideal for collaboration as you just share the Napkins (which are the displays). The Napkins all inter-operate wirelessly with the control station. You can then interact with the displays using the special pens. Read the rest of this entry »

Ultralight iUnika Netbooks

Spanish company iUnika has announced the release of 4 new low power netbooks, starting at 130 Euros (about $181 or £115). Although no firm release dates have been released, the iUnika Solar model charges via solar power and will sell for around 160 Euros ($225 or £140). Read the rest of this entry »

Aleutia Ion

Aleutia are at it again with their Aleutia Ion Home Theatre PC (HTPC). The PC is about the size of a shoebox (220mm x 300mm x 129mm) and consumes only 50 Watts of power. Read the rest of this entry »

NEC AtermWR8150N

NEC have released 2 new wireless network routers that have been designed to have 30% less power consumption compared to existing routers. The AtermWR8150N Series routers feature an ECO button, which when pushed will switch off all LEDs except the power indicator light. Supposedly switching off the LEDs saves 30% less energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Zero-Energy Esprimo 7935 PC

Most PCs when powered down, but not switched off at the wall, consume around 4W of energy. The new Fujitsu Siemens’ Zero-Energy Esprimo 7935 PC consumes nothing when it’s powered down. Additionally, Fujitsu Siemens have introduced a feature that allows the PC to switch on at a pre-defined time in a low power mode, which is then used to install maintenance patches overnight. Read the rest of this entry »