Vampirepower

01.03.12
Bracketron GreenZero chargers keep vampires from sucking your power
01.03.12

Bracketron GreenZero chargers keep vampires from sucking your power

Only you can prevent vampire power: when gadgets are left plugged into a wall outlet, most char...

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10.27.10
'Steeper' project aims to boost electronics' power efficiency by 10x, eliminate vampire power
10.27.10

'Steeper' project aims to boost electronics' power efficiency by 10x, eliminate vampire power

A research project with the lofty goal of reducing electronics' power consumption by ten times and...

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03.24.10
Ventev EcoCharge whacks vampire draw, charges two devices for the price of one
03.24.10

Ventev EcoCharge whacks vampire draw, charges two devices for the price of one

Thought AT&T's Zero charger was going to cruise along with no competition? No sirree. Ventev ha...

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03.18.10
AT&T zeroes in on energy waste with Zero cellphone charger
03.18.10

AT&T zeroes in on energy waste with Zero cellphone charger

Plug your cell phone charger into the wall. Feel it. Is it warm? Then like it or not, you're wasting...

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02.22.10
Leech Plug disconnects when your gadget is charged, does Ma Earth a favor
02.22.10

Leech Plug disconnects when your gadget is charged, does Ma Earth a favor

The TrickleStar line of products does a good job of killing vampire power drain already, but all o...

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10.08.09
Ask Engadget: Best 'green' power strip out there?
10.08.09

Ask Engadget: Best 'green' power strip out there?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the o...

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12.02.08
Spanish entrepreneurs aim to kill standby power drain, get gold star from Mother Earth
12.02.08

Spanish entrepreneurs aim to kill standby power drain, get gold star from Mother Earth

The amount of power consumed from appliances and such left in standby mode is certainly up for deba...

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07.04.07
Report: You suck more than your dad
07.04.07

Report: You suck more than your dad

A new study in the UK entitled "The Ampere Strikes Back" (guffaw) has found us trending towards a g...

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07.11.06
E-rope: saving the planet one socket at a time
07.11.06

E-rope: saving the planet one socket at a time

As we all know, the biggest problem with conventional power strips are the unconventional plugs wit...

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